CSS - NIAM PGDM Admission 2018

Updated On - 06 December 2017

National Institute Of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM) is a premier national level institute set up by the Ministry of Agriculture, of India to cater to the needs of agricultural marketing personnel in India and South East Asian countries. National Institute Of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM) was established on 8 August 1988 at Jaipur, Rajasthan, as an autonomous body set up as a registered society. The institute is dedicated to Chaudhary Charan Singh, the fifth prime minister of India from where it derives its full name, the Chaudhary Charan Singh National Institute of Agricultural Marketing.

National Institute Of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur offers a two-year Post-Graduate Diploma Program in Agri-Business Management (PGDABM) to students with Graduation and/ or Post Graduation in the various disciplines of Agriculture and Allied Sciences. CCS NIAM, Jaipur invites applications for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Agribusiness Management) for batch 2018-20.

Post-Graduate Diploma Program in Agri-Business Management (PGDABM) program is recognized by All India Council for Technical Education. It prepares business managers with critical competencies in agri-business sectors including food, retailing, exports, commodity trading, micro-finance, banking, Consulting, pharmaceutical, agri-inputs etc. This is a two year residential Course with an intake of sixty students. 

Important Dates:

Diploma Program in Agri-Business Management (PGDABM)

EVENTDATE
Online Application Start
3rd November 2017
The last date for receiving filled-in-application form
28th February 2018

Eligibility Criteria:

The Minimum qualifications for admission to Diploma Program in Agri-Business Management (PGDABM) is a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Allied sciences with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST), Persons with Disability (DA) category] from any Agriculture University or institute as recognized by ICAR/UGC.

OR

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification in any other subject with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST), Persons with Disability (DA) category] from a university recognised by UGC. and

The candidates must have a valid Score of CAT-2017 or CMAT-2018. Candidates who are in final year of their graduation can also apply and submit their provisional certificate and mark sheets/grade card indicating up to date and latest cumulative marks/CGPA/OGPA till the previous year/semester and also indicate the same in the application form.

How to Apply?

Online application form can be filled on the website www.ccsniam.gov.in. A print out of online filled-in-application form should be sent or alternatively, it can be downloaded from the website and manually filled in the form and enclose photocopies of all relevant documents related to age, educational qualifications, category, achievement, experience etc.along with a demand draft of Rs. 1200/- (Rs. 600/- for SC and ST Candidates)  can be sent by post to Dean-PGDM (ABM), CCS NIAM, Kota Road, Bambala, Sanganer, Jaipur-302033. The last date for receiving filled-in-application form is 28.02.2018. The prospectus & application form is available on institute's website www.ccsniam.gov.in. 

Admission Process

Admission to the Diploma Program in Agri-Business Management (PGDABM) programme is through CAT/CMAT Score and Group Discussion, Personal Interview. Merit list will be prepared based on CAT/CMAT Score as per the weightage formula for calling candidates for Group Discussion, Personal Interview etc., The merit list will be prepared category wise i.e. General Category, OBC (Non-Creamy layer), SC, ST, PH and Kashmiri Migrants.

The final merit list will be prepared based on the following selection parameters and respective weights as given below:

ParameterWeightage
CAT/CMAT Score
51/34
Diversity Factor06
Group Discussion
12

Personal Interview

25
Work experience
05
Total
100

Encloser

Attested Copy of the following documents:

  • Proof of age ( SSC Certificate)
  • Graduate/Post Graduate (Provisional degree certificate, Marks Sheet)
  • Proof of employment
  • Category Certificate: SC/ST/PH/KM/OBC Certificate Non-Creamy Layer
  • Demand Draft

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