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NIRDPR Hyderabad PGDM Rural Management 2018

National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj announces Rural Management PGDM – 2 years commences 2018

NIRDPR Hyderabad PGDM Rural Management 2018 - National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), Hyderabad, announces admission for the two years full time residential Post Graduate Diploma Management (Rural Management)[Approved by AICTE] for the commencing year 2018-20


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NIRDPR Hyderabad

  • NIRDPR is a premier national center of excellence in rural development
  • Itbuilds capacities of the rural development functionaries, elected representatives, academicians and young students through interrelated activities of teaching, training, research, action research and consultancy
  • NIRDPR faculty comprises experienced academicians and development practitioners
  • NIRDPR announces Two-year full time ‘Postgraduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management) PGDM(RM)’ with an aim to create a committed and competent cadre of rural development professionals in the country
  • Program seeks to impart management techniques that will enhance the understanding of the paradigm and practice of rural development


Important Dates

  • Last date for online submission is 15th June 2018


Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 50% marks (45% marks for SC / ST and PWD candidates) or equivalent in Graduation
  • Valid Score in CAT / XAT / MAT / ATMA for 2018 admissions
  • Students who are in the final year and expect to complete all the requirements before 1st August 2018, may also apply


Selection Process

  • Candidates should have valid score in any of the qualifying exams: CAT / XAT / MAT / ATMA during the year 2018 have to apply through online from in web portal i.e.www.nird.org.in/pgdrdm.aspx

Program Duration

  • July 2018 - June 2020 (Two years)

Course Fee:

  • Rs.1,80,000/- per annum (excluding boarding and lodging)

Board and Lodging

  • The board and lodging expenses will be Rs.1,00,000 per annum. Accommodation will be given to the students in the NIRDPR Hostel

Caution Deposit

  • A refundable Caution Deposit of Rs.10000/- is to be paid along with the First Trimester Fee

Seat Registration Fee

  • Upon selection, a non-refundable Seat
  • Registration Fee of Rs.20000 should be paid by the students. This Amount will be adjusted against the First Trimester Fee


  • Few meritorious students will be eligible for NIRDPR’s Scholarship Based on their performance during the trimester exam
  • The North Eastern Council, Shillong, will be approached for giving fellowships to economically backward students of North Eastern States


  • Reservations for the students of the SC/ST/OBC(Non-creamy layer) and Persons with Disability (PWD) will be made as per the Government of India norms


Application Process

  • Applications are to the submitted by online only atwww.nird.org.in/pgdrdm.aspx
  • Downloaded application shall not the accepted. Before applying the candidates must have the following in hand:
  • A valid Registration/Application Number of any one of the Management Admissions Tests (CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA)/Valid and active personal Email-Id/ Valid Mobile Number for verification and future correspondence
  • Application Fee in the Form of Demand Draft of Rs.400/-(Rs.200/- for SC/ST & PWD candidates) the same is to be posted to Coordinator (Admissions), Centre for PostGraduate Studies and Distance Education, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030 mentioning the details of your online Application Number, Name and Mobile Number on back side of the DD before sending
  • Applications received after the last date shall not be accepted
  • NIRDPR reserves the right to make changes to the Diploma Program, its design / content and the process of selection,depending upon the exigencies without assigning any reasons whatsoever


Coordinator (Admissions)

Centre for PG Studies and Distance Education, National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030, India, Phone No.: 91-040-24008460, Email: pgdrdmadmission@gmail.com, Webwww.nird.org.in