Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala Admission to Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Informatics (PGDAI)

Name of Institute / University

Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala

Courses Offered

Applications are invited for admission to one-year full time PGDAI programme conducted by the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management - Kerala (IITM-K).

Eligibility

Entry-level requirement of this course is:

First class or equivalent professional Bachelors Degree (BSc) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Sericulture/Forestry/Co-operation and Banking

OR

First Class or equivalent professional Bachelors Degree (BVSc/BFSc) in Fisheries/ Animal Sciences/veterinary/ Diary Sciences

OR

First Class or equivalent professional Bachelors Degree (BTech/MBA) in Agricultural Engineering/Diarying/ Food Sciences/ Food processing /Agri Business Management

OR

Masters Degree (MSc) in Botany/Zoology/Biotechnology with adequate knowledge in the application of ICT/Information Systems and Internet based applications.

How To Apply

The applications are received only through the online mode. The candidates are requested to fill all the relevant fields in the online application form. Please read the instructions before filling up the online application

Open candidates
Attach copies of relevant certificates and the demand draft and send the application form to "The Program Co-ordinator- Agri Informatics, IIITM-K, NILA Building, Technopark, Karyavatom PO, Thiruvananthapuram - 695581" on or before : 31-01-2011.

Government Officers
Attach copies of relevant certificates, the demand draft and NOC in the prescribed format from the Departments and send the application form to "The Program Co-ordinator- Agri Informatics, IIITM-K, NILA Building, Technopark, Karyavatom PO, Thiruvananthapuram - 695581" on or before : 31-01-2011.

Sponsored Candidates (Research, Central, State Govt., Public Sector, Banks and Private Organizations)
Attach copies of relevant certificates, the demand draft and consent from the sponsor and send the application form to "The Program Co-ordinator- Agri Informatics, IIITM-K, NILA Building, Technopark, Karyavatom PO, Thiruvananthapuram - 695581" on or before :31-01- 2011. However candidates could send the advance copy in case of delay in getting the sponsorship formalities.
Online application will be processed further only after receiving the printed application duly signed along with all enclosures as described above on or before the last date (31-01-2011) at IIITM-K. Any further claim in this regard will not be considered.

Contact Details

The Programme Coordinator - Agri Informatics, IIITM-K NILA Building, Technopark campus Thiruvananthapuram PIN 695581 Phone: +91 471 2700777, 2700965, 2527567, Fax: +91 471 2527 568 E-mail :agris@iiitmk.ac.in www.iiitmk.ac.in/agris

Entrance Date

10-Feb-2011

Selection Procedure

The Students shall be selected through an entrance examination conducted by IIITM-K followed by an interview. The total intake of the programme is 40 of which 20 are from open quota. 15 seats are reserved for the extension officers officers working in Government Departments like Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Diary and allied sectors. Reservation of seats for SC/ST applicable as per government rules.
5 seats a reserved for Sponsored Category : Interested agricultural related organizations, NGO`s, Public Sector Undertakings, State Government Departments, Private Organizations may sponsor their employees. For those sponsored candidates, only interview may be conducted.

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