Admission notice by National Institute of Rural Development and Panchyati Raj


Notification for PGDRDM 2015

This year is the 9th year for Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development Management (PGDRDM) which will be held in 2015.

It builds capacities of the rural development functionaries‚ elected representatives‚ academicians and young students through inter-related activities of teaching‚ training‚ research‚ action research and consultancy

Course Duration:- 1 year


  • Candidates who have completed their graduation in any discipline from a UGC recognised University can apply.
  • Students who are in the final year and expect to complete all the requirements of graduation before 1st January 2015‚ may also apply
  • Selection Process Selection of 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

Entrance Test

The Entrance Test will be conducted on 09th November 2014 at the following centres: Bengaluru‚ Bhopal‚ Bhubaneswar‚ Chennai‚ Dimapur‚ Guwahati‚ Hyderabad‚ Jaipur‚ Jammu‚ Kolkata‚ Lucknow‚ New Delhi‚ Patna‚ Pune and Thiruvananthapuram However‚ the NIRDPR 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 Programme.

Application Procedure-

  • Application form to be filled through online from our website ( T
  • he applications sent by post will also be accepted through downloadable form available in the website The filled in online (Hard copy) /downloaded application form should be submitted along with the Application Fee of Rs.200/- (Rs.100/- for SC/ST and PWD candidates) through an Account Payee Demand Draft drawn in favour of NIRD-PGDRDM‚ payable at Hyderabad
  • The filled in application form should be sent to the Coordinator (Admissions)‚ Centre for Post Graduate Studies GS)‚ National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj‚ Rajendranagar‚ Hyderabad-500030‚ India‚ so as to reach on or before 25th October 2014
  • Last date for receipt of applications from the students of North Eastern States‚ Jammu & Kashmir‚ Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep is 31st October 2014
  • Applications received after the cutoff date shall be rejected NIRDPR 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 reasons whatsoever Address for sending.Filled-in Online Application/Downloaded form along with required Xerox copies of the certificates: Coordinator (Admissions)‚ Centre for Post Graduate Studies‚National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj‚ Rajendranagar‚ Hyderabad-500030‚ Phone No.: +91-040-24008460

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