Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal

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(4 out of 5 based on 8 Ratings)

Address: Location : Po Box 357, Nehru Nagar Bhopal MP , 462003, India Ph: +91-755-2775998  

College Facilities :

  • Computer Lab
    Computer Lab
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Laboratory
  • Sports


The Indian Institute of Forest Management is a sectoral management institute, which constantly endeavors to evolve knowledge useful for the managers in the area of Forest, Environment and Natural Resources Management and allied sectors. It disseminates such knowledge in ways that promote its application by individuals and organizations. IIFM has been established with the following objectives :

Provide training in management and related subjects for persons from the Indian Forest Service, Forest Departments, Forest Development Corporation and Forest related industries with a view to equip them to practice the art and profession of management of forestry development.


NIRF Ranking 2017 -

Management - 32

  • Fellow Programme in Management

    The FPM is a doctoral level program designed to develop and equip students for career opportunity in management education and research in the following faculty areas of specialization :

    • Communication and Extension  Management
    • Ecosystem and Environment Management
    • Environment and Developmental Economics
    • Financial Management
    • Human Resource Management
    • Information Technology & Quantitative Techniques
    • Marketing Management
    • Sociology and  Community Development
    • Technical Forestry

    Eligibility:- The candidates who have five years post-master’s experience or for  Engineering post-graduates with 4 years experience

    Admission:- Admission through CAT, GMAT Score merit list, Followed by Group Discussion &  Personal Interview

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management (

    PFM is a two-year fully residential Post Graduate level diploma programme. The three major specialized modules offered in the two years Post Graduate Programme in Forestry Management (PFM) are.

        * Conservation and Livelihood (C&L)
        * Environmental Management (EM)
        * Developmental Management (DM)

    - Two-year

    Eligibility:- Graduation

    Admission Procedure:-

    CAT, GMAT, NET Score Merit List followed by Involving Screening Test and GD+Intreview

    Fee:- General/ OBC- Rs. 3,00,000/-,  SC/ ST- Rs. 1,80,000/-


•    It has multistoried air-conditioned library with wide range of literature. It also has a collection of 310 films on forestry, environment, conservation & management. The library also includes more than 37000 books.

•    IIFM is equipped with excellent computing resources. The Computer Centre has hardware and software resources that are capable of providing support for diverse computing requirements.
•    A 110 room’s fully furnished hostel with separate block for girls is there to accommodate students. The hostel rooms are connected with internet facility through LAN.

•    The mess facility is managed by the students and they are responsible for deciding the menu and making the budget. The Mess is equipped with automated and semi-automated cooking equipment and heating systems.

•    A wide range of sporting facilities are available on campus. The Institute has good facilities for indoor and outdoor sports like Badminton, Lawn Tennis, Table Tennis, Carrom, Football, Cricket and Volleyball.

Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) Admissions

Eligibility: Applicants should have at least a three-year bachelor’s degree in any discipline obtained through the 10+2+3 system or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with a  minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST/DA) or equivalent CGPA.

Admission Procedure: Common Admission Test, Group Discussion, Personal Interview.


Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) Faculty

Krishna Kumar, K. N.

Designation - Professor

Qualification - Ph. D. in Agricultural Extension, PG specialization in Farm Journalism.

Ahmad, Shahbaz

Designation - Professor

Qualification - B.Sc., Diploma from Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, PG Diploma in Ecology & Environment, Diploma in German, Tamil & Arabic languages, Diploma in Homoeopathy, Diploma in Export Management,

Work Experience : 27 years

Patnaik, Suprava

Designation - Associate Professor

Qualification - Ph.D (Botany), North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

Areas of interest : Biodiversity Conservation, Non Timber Forest Product Management, Indigenous Forest Management, and Energy Planning.

Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) Placements

The Placement Process at Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) aims to match the requirements of the Corporate World with the aspirations of the students thereby facilitating the achievement of synergy between the two.

Summer Placements:-

Summer Internship Recruitment Programme (SIRP) is conducted every year by IIFM where in top organizations of the country are invited to recruit first year students for summer internships.

Final Placements:-

A total of 137 offeres were made to 57 students by the recruiting companies. The companies participating were Agricultural Finance Corporation Ltd., BASIX, BILT, Catlog Inc. (USA), CARE India, Confederation of Indian Industry, Citi Bank, Development Alternatives, DPIP (MP), ESRI (NIIT GIS Ltd.), Ernst & Young, ERM Pvt. Ltd., EDA Rural System Limited, Ecotech Services, Forest Development Agency, India, Hindustan Latex Ltd.,

Placement Package:-

Highest Package - 7.8 lakhs p.a.
Average Package - 6.47 lakhs p.a.
Lowest Package - 4.58 lakhs p.a.

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Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) Reviews / Comments

  • i m last year student of interested in forestry and wild life.which courses are available far me after Posted by : rasika, on 08-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • i m last year student of interested in forestry and wild life.which courses are available far me after Posted by : rasika, on 08-11-2011 Report Abuse
  • mba seat abilable Posted by : yogesh, on 13-10-2011 Report Abuse
  • i m doing 12th commerce ...but intrested in forest and wild animals...and I wanna do something for plzz inform me wht can I do to be connect wit thm ... Posted by : naureen, on 19-09-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir i m doing Bsc. forestry then agribusiness management from jabalpur .if any recruitment related my qualification please informed me. Posted by : ranjeeta, on 30-08-2011 Report Abuse
  • I WANT INFORMATION OF PROFESSNOL EXAM Posted by : SURJEET RAMAN, on 09-02-2011 Report Abuse
  • what is the cut off marks for iifm in cat 2010? do i have to sit for any other exam or my cat score will do??i am a student of food technology. what is my career scope in forest management??? Posted by : ritabroto mukherjee, on 16-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • what is the minimum cut off for iifm?is there different cut offs for Fellow Programme in Management and Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management? Posted by : amit singh, on 11-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • i am a b.a[english hons] students can i apply for this course????how many seats are there for the course i am from a general quota....................please do answer too much worried hw much marks should i get for graduation????pls do reply authority................................ Posted by : bidisha bej, on 11-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • I'M a forestry student at last sem and i want to enroll from the year 2011, so i want to know when form for new intake is opening........ and i wanna know any special seat for foreinger...... i'm from nepal so............... so respected sir/mam please let me know ........i'm waiting eagerly..... Posted by : prashid kandel, on 26-12-2010 Report Abuse
  • Sir/mam i m Graduate in B.B.A. so just i want to know your institute is providing distance learning MBA or not. Thank you. Posted by : jyoti agrawal, on 25-12-2010 Report Abuse
  • sir, please give the information about diploma course in forestry. i want to join in forestry as my carreer. Posted by : ebormi .s. lyngchiang , on 17-12-2010 Report Abuse
  • sir, what is the cut off of iifm for cat 2010 ....... Posted by : ashish tiwari, on 03-12-2010 Report Abuse
  • my son meet is in 9 th standard and he wants to become forest officer and always after me to get him shiome information for the same. pl advice us how i can fulfill his dream ? to become forest officer , what is the basic qualification in study he has to get? pl let us know ,then we can start working in that direction. regards rushi Posted by : jani rushi, on 14-09-2010 Report Abuse
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