National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD) invites application for PG Diploma in Rural Development Management (PGDRDM) for academic year 2012
- 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. Indian in-service candidates should possess at least two years of work experience in rural development and allied sectors, and are required to apply through their employers. The international candidates should apply through the Secretariats of AARDO and CIRDAP. The eligibility parameters for international students are placed on the NIRD’s website
Selection of candidates including Indian in-service candidates will be made through a process of All-India Entrance Test which will test the verbal, quantitative and analytical competencies of the students including English Language. Group Discussion and Personal Interviews will be conducted for the short-listed candidates. However, a separate merit list will be prepared for the Indian and International in-service candidates.
The Entrance Test will be conducted on 05.02.2012 at the following centres: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Siliguri, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram and Udaipur. However, the NIRD reserves the right to cancel any of the centres or add new centres for any administrative reasons and assign any other centre to the applicants.
How to Apply:
Prospectus-cum-application form can be obtained from the Admissions Coordinator, Centre for Post Graduate Studies (CPGS), NIRD, Hyderabad free of cost. Application forms will also be given at NIRD-NERC, Guwahati; NIRD-Eastern Regional Centre, Patna and at NIRD centre at Jaipur. The addresses of these centres can be obtained from our website or through e-mail. Request for Application forms should reach along with self addressed stamped (Rs.13) envelope of size 12” x 10” by 17.12.11. It can also be downloaded from our website. The filled in application form should be submitted along with the application fee of Rs.500 (Rs.250/- for SC/ST and PWD candidates) through an ‘Account Payee’ Demand Draft drawn in favour of NIRD, payable at Hyderabad. The filled in application form should be sent to the Admissions Coordinator, Centre for Post Graduate Studies (CPGS), National Institute of Rural Development, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030 (A.P), India, so as to reach on or before 09.01.2012. Last date for receipt of applications from the students of North Eastern States is 16.01.2012 and for international students it is 31.03.2012. Applications received after the cut off date shall be rejected. NIRD reserves the right to make changes to the Diploma Programme, its design/content and the process of selection, depending upon the exigencies without assigning any reason whatsoever
Address : National Institute of Rural Development, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030
Phone Number : 040 -24008526
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