Heading hidden

ADMISSIONS - How to apply

Admission to the fully residential two year PGDSM is open to graduates from any discipline provided he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria and qualifies through the selection process.


A candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA) (it may also be referred to as Persons With Disability (PWD) categories), awarded by any of the universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a university under Section 3 of the UGC Act. 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. If selected, such candidates will be allowed to join the program provisionally, only if he/she submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2021 from the Principal/Registrar of his/her College/Institute (issued on or before June 30, 2021) stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/ equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate.

CAT 2020/XAT2021

Apply and appear for CAT 2020/ XAT 2021. IIFM will use CAT/XAT score for short-listing the candidates. IIMs/XLRI have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.

Apply to IIFM

  • Click here and remit the fee through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking. (Rs. 1000 | Rs. 500 for SC/ST).
  • Obtain admission bulletin and the application form personally or by post by sending a Demand Draft of Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 500 for SC/ST) in favor of Director, Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal.

Application complete in all respects must be submitted online on or before: For CAT applicants: 20th February, 2020 For XAT applicants: 10th March, 2021

WAT and PI

Written Aptitude Test (WAT) and personnel interview (PI) for short-listed candidates will be held at BHOPAL, BANGALORE, NEW DELHI, KOLKATA & KOCHI during March/April 2021.

Total Seats: 50

Reservation: - As per Government of India (GoI).


Chairperson Admissions
Post Box 357
Nehru Nagar, Bhopal
MP 462 003
Tel: 0755-2763466
Email: admission@iifm.ac.in