Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) Estd : 1982 Approved by : AICTE, Other Type : Private
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Indian Institute of Forest Management

Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) is situated in the city of lakes and nawabs, that is Bhopal, in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The college was founded in the year of 1982 by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Government of India.  In 2016, IIFM Bhopal was ranked 8th among the management colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).

IIFM Bhopal was founded with an objective to train persons from the IFS, forest-related industries, forest development corporations, forest departments so that they can be well-equipped to take on the profession of management of the forestry department. The institute also focuses on sensitizing people towards the conservation of living natural resources and the role forests in maintaining the ecological and environmental balance. IIFM aims to create a pool of expert managerial consultants who can be available to both the private as well as public agencies and corporations. 

IIFM Bhopal offers courses at the postgraduate level which are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation or the NBA. The degree courses at IIFM Bhopal include PGDFM, PGDSM, M.Phil and Ph.D. level courses with a variety of specializations. Apart from that, IIFM Bhopal also offers some certificate courses in the forestry field. IIFM Bhopal admissions are based on a candidate's academic record, performance in the national level entrance exam after which they are shortlisted and further screened for final admissions at IIFM Bhopal. For Ph.D. admissions at IIFM Bhopal, the college accepts scores of the exam conducted by FRI. The college also has provisions for admissions for the reserved category students including SC/ST/OBC etc. Interested applicants can also avail scholarship opportunities at IIFM Bhopal.

IIFM Bhopal offers placement opportunities to the candidates across a variety of roles and sectors including rural development and livelihood, business development and marketing, environment, research, consultancy, corporate sustainability, etc. 

Also, the IIFM Bhopal facilities include hostel complex, student mess,  various activities i.e., sports, cultural, literary and good facilities for indoor and outdoor sports like lawn tennis, badminton, table tennis, football, cricket, and carom, volleyball.

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Top Courses & Fees

  • PGD 2 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 3.99 Lacs
  • M.Phil 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 6.24 Lacs


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IIFM, Bhopal Placement

IIFM has a placement cell, which provides most job placements with the development and environment sector with NGOs. In campus placements, a number of micro finance institutions and banks have participated. The profiles and placements are offered in Market research, Sales & Marketing, Environment, Banking & Finance, Environment Management System, Health and ...

8 Lacs
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5.34 Lacs
Average Package

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    P.O. Box - 357, Nehru Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India- 462003
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