NIRDPR Distance Education PGDSRD Admission 2021 Dates, Application

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NIRDPR Hyderabad announces admission to Distance Mode Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Rural Development (PGDSRD) Program 2021-22 (Batch-13)

NIRDPR Distance Education PGDSRD Admission 2021 – The National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj (NIRD-PR) Hyderabad invites applications from the eligible candidates for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Rural Development (PGDSRD) 13th Batch (2021-22) in Distance Mode for the session commencing in January 2021


  • National Institute of Rural Development& Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR) is a premier National Institution of excellence in rural development engaged in building capacities of rural development officials, elected representatives, individuals and institutions through national and international training, research, teaching and consultancy. NIRD&PR’s contributions are appreciated worldwide.

About the Program

  • NIRD&PR is commencing its 13th Batch 18 Months PG Diploma in Sustainable Rural Development Programme in Distance Mode from January, 2021. The Programme is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The Programme will be offered through three Semesters. The PG Diploma will be awarded by the NIRD&PR.

Special Features

  • Self-instructional material shall be provided in soft copy to the enrolled students and the same will be available in the Learning Management System portal of NIRDPR website. Contact classes and the semester end examination centers spread across the country subject to availability of sufficient number of students.

NIRDPR Distance Education PGDSRD Admission 2021 Important Date

The Last Date for filling the online application is 15th January, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NIRDPR Distance Education PGDSRD Admission 2021

  • A Graduate degree in any discipline from a UGC recognized University.

NIRDPR Distance Education PGDSRD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • The Information Brochure can be downloaded from NIRD&PR’s Website
  • The filled-in online Application accompanied by a payment gateway for Rs. 500/- (for Gen/OBC) & Rs. 300/- (for SC/ST/PH candidates) towards Application Fee along with attested copies of the required Certificates as mentioned in the Application Form should be uploaded through online process.
  • For queries, please contact: Associate Professor, Centre for PG Studies and Distance Education (CPGS&DE), NIRD&PR, Tel: 040-24008442
For Gen/OBC candidates Rs. 500/-
For SC/ST/PH candidates Rs. 300/-
Mode of Payment Through online or offline Mode

Program Fee

  • Rs.15,000/- (for Gen/OBC) & Rs.35,500/- (for SC/ST/PH), to be deposited through online in two equal installments at the commencement of first and second Semester.
  • For sponsored candidates, total Fee will have to be deposited at the time of admission. Fee for NRIs and foreign nationals is US $ 1700 to be paid at the time of admission through online.

Evaluations & Examinations Details

  • PGDSRD Course will be offered in three Semesters and will have 30 Marks for the continuous Evaluation through Assignments and 70 Marks for Semester End Examinations (Total 100 Marks). The Students will also have to undertake a Project relating to Rural Development in the Third Semester which will also carry 200 Marks.

Selection Process

  • Selection of candidates will be done by a selection committee duly constituted for the purpose.

For more details and to apply, please visit the official website