Exam Detail

NIRD National Institute of Rural Development Entrance Exam

  • Test Level-: State Level
  •     Eligibility-: Graduation
  • Duration-:2 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Stream-: Management
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Offline
  • Total Questions-: 120

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) is a premier national center of excellence in rural development. 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. The NIRDPR faculty comprises experienced academicians and development practitioners. For more details about the Institute and the PGDRDM, please visit our Website (http://www.nird.org.in/ pgdrdm.aspx)

NIRDPR announces its Fifteenth fully residential One-year ‘PostGraduate Diploma in Rural Development Management (PGDRDM)’ with an aim to create a committed and competent cadre of rural development professionals in the country. The programme seeks to impart management techniques that will enhance the understanding of the paradigm and practice of rural development.


Graduation in any discipline from a UGC recognised University. Students who are in the final year and expect to complete all the requirements of graduation before 1st January, 2018, may also apply.

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Application form to be filled online available from website ( http://www.nird.org.in/pgdrdm.aspx ). The applications sent by post will also be accepted through downloadable form available in our website.The filled in online form (Hard copy)/downloaded application form should be submitted along with the Application Fee of Rs.400/-(Rs.200/-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 and Distance Education, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad - 500030, so as to reachuson or before 10.11.2017.

NIRD Entrance Exam Syllabus

NIRD Entrance Exam consists of question From the following Subjects/Topics.

  • English Comprehension and Essay writing
  • Verbal Ability
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Reasoning and
  • Analytical Skills

Seat Registration Fee:
Upon selection, a non-refundable Seat Registration Fee of Rs.25,000 should be paid by the Indian students.This amount will be adjusted against the First Trimester Fee.


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