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Programme Structure

The programme offers Core and Elective Courses.

Core courses are compulsory courses offered in the first year.

Elective courses are offered in the second year, where students get the opportunity to choose from a basket of multidisciplinary courses.

During the first year, a PGP student is required to under take the courses in three terms and the term-wise course details are given in the following table:




Quantitative Technique

Financial Management 

Foundations of Sustainable Development 

Managerial Computing

Micro Economic Analysis

Macro Economic Policy and Analysis

Accounting for Managers

Business Communication

Management Information Systems

Marketing Management

Organizational Behavior

Research Methods & Business Analysis

Foundations of Forest Management

Supply Chain Management

Human Resource Management

Society & Polity

Climate Change, Adaptation & Mitigation

Strategic Management

Critical Thinking

Design Thinking


Soft Skills

Emotional Intelligence


Ethos of Conservation

Field Work – 4 Weeks

Summer Internship - 10 Weeks  


During the second year, the electives cover a wide array of topics.  Here is a sample list of electives.

Applied Agro-Forestry

Advanced Data Analysis

Applied Rural Planning and Livelihoods

Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance

Eco-tourism and Nature Conservation

Integrated Water Resources Development and Management

Micro Finance

Public Policy and Policy Analysis

People, Parks and Wildlife

Renewable Energy Management

Social Ecological Systems Approaches for Ecosystem Management

Sustainability and Green Marketing

Social Impact Assessment

Sustainable Livelihood and Rural Development

Social and Rural Marketing

Visual Analytics

Disaster Risk Management

The Economics of Development and Growth Models

Forest Plantation Management

Green Sustainable Finance

International Business

Impact Evaluation

Medicinal Aromatic Plants and Enterprise Development

Metrics and Reporting of Business Responsibility

Management Science Methods for Decision Making

NGO Management

NRM for Rural Development

Project Management

Rural Adaptation Strategies

Wildlife Conservation and Management