Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Agriculture)
P G D M A (AICTE-Approved)
Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Agriculture (PGDMA) The Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Agriculture (PGDMA) is a 2-year (6 trimesters) fully residential course approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The aim of the programme is to train graduates of agriculture and allied sciences in management of agribusiness. The course was started in the year 2009. Currently 24 and 20 students are on the roll in the PGDMA courses of 2009 and 2010, respectively.
Fees: Total for two years course Rs 5,99,000/-
The minimum qualification for admission into the programmes is a
in any of the following subjects from any Agricultural University or
Institution recognized by the ICAR/UGC:
Agri-Business Management/Commercial Agriculture and Agri-Business
Management/ Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation
Agricultural Information Technology
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Food Technology/Food Process Engineering
Minimum Percentage: 50 percent or its equivalent OGPA
The students who are going to complete their degree by July, 2011 are also eligible
Total Number of Seats: 30 (Thirty)
The reservation of seats will be available for OBC, SC, ST and Physically Handicapped category as per Govt. of India rules.
Those who possess eligible educational qualifications and wish to join PGDMA, must apply for Joint Entrance Test - Agri-Business Management (JET-ABM) - 2011.
JET-ABM Test Procedure
The JET-ABM, 2011 would include the questions in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of Agriculture will have 40 questions covering the following areas;
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
2. Quantitative Aptitude
will have 40 questions covering the subjects like statistics and data interpretation
3. Logical Ability will have 40 questions covering the subjects like reasoning,
extrapolation, deduction etc.
4. Proficiency in English will have 40 questions covering the subjects like reading comprehension, paraphrasing, sentence correction / completion, synonyms and antonyms etc.
5. General Awareness will have 20 questions from the areas of current affairs, general knowledge and elementary aspects of agri-business.
Examination Date of JET-ABM, 2011:27-March-2011
Duration of JET-ABM, 2011 will be of 2 hours with a total of 180 questions.
The right answer will be given one mark and wrong answer will be awarded -1/3 mark.
JET-ABM -2011 result will be announced by on the JET-ABM website
Based on the scores of JET-ABM, 2011, short-listed candidates would be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
The following criteria would be used for admission into PGDMAat NAARM:
JET-ABM Score (50%)
Group Discussion (20%)
Personal Interview (20%)
Academic Record (10%)
In case of any queries related to PGDMA programme at NAARM, please free to
contact our help desk by calling the following telephone numbers between 9.15
a.m. to 4.15 a.m. on any working days: 040-24581429,24581352
Alternatively, email your queries to :email@example.com
Important Dates and other information
Date of start of JET-ABM 2010 01-Jan-2011
Last date for submission of JET-ABM 2010 14-Feb-2011
JET-ABM Examination 27-March-2011
JET-ABM Results 2 or 3 week of April, 2011
Group discussions & Personal Interview 3 or 4 week of April, 2011
Final Results 31-May-2011
Course Commencement July, 2011
For further information contact:
Post Graduate Studies Cell (PGCell),
National Academy of Agricultural Research Management,
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500 407
Note: All the disputes regarding PGDMA shall be subject to the jurisdiction of Andhra Pradesh High Court only.
National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM)
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Government of India
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad -500407
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