National Institute of Rural Development (Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India ), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030
Admission in 5th PG Diploma in Rural Development Management ( PGDRDM ): 2012-13
The National Institute of Rural Development ( NIRD ) is a premier national centre of excellence in rural development . The NIRD announces its 5th fully residential One- year ‘ Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development Management ( PGDRDM )’ with an aim to create a committed and competent cadre of Rural Development professionals in the country. The programme seeks to impart management techniques that will enhance the understanding of the paradigm and practice of rural development.
ELIGIBLITY: Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University. Students who are in the final year and expect to complete all the requirements of graduation before 1st August 2012 may also apply. Some seats are reserved for the sponsored Indian in-service and International in-service candidates.The details are on the NIRD’s website.
TOTAL NO. OF SEATS: 50 ( may undergo some change depending upon the availability of Infrastructure. Of these, up to 15 seats may be allotted to the Indian & International in-service candidates.)
COURSE FEE: Indian students Rs. 1.80 lakh; International Students; US 6500 dollars.
BOARD & LODGING:The annual board and lodging expenses will be approximately Rs. 1,00,000 for Indian Students and US 4500 dollars for International students. Accommodations will be given to the students in the NIRD hostel.
PLACEMENT: NIRD will endeavour to make placements on successful completion of the PGDRDM, but does not guarantee.However all the students of the previous batches of the PGDRDM were placed. The same trend is expected to continue.
Note: For entrance test, reservations, scholarships and all other relevant details, please the website www.nird.org.in/pgdrdm The filled in application form should be sent to the Admissions Coordinator, centre for PG Studies ( CPGS ), NIRD, Rajendranagar,Hyderabad-500030, so as toreach on or before 09.01.2012.