The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, has announced admission for its online biodiversity programme, to be offered in the session commencing from January 2013.

Last Updated: 2012-12-19T23:51:04+05:30

IGNOU Invites Applications For Admission Into Online Biodiversity Programme

New Delhi: Chair for Sustainable Development (CSD), Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), has announced admission to its online Appreciation Programme on Sustainable Management of Biodiversity. The online biodiversity programme is being offered in the upcoming session commencing from January 2013. The programme is of one month duration and consists of four blocks. However, it can be completed in a minimum period of one month and a maximum period of six months. In addition, only 50 students will be admitted for the programme on first come first serve basis.
The blocks deal with the biodiversity and its importance, agro biodiversity, threats to biodiversity and sustainable use of biodiversity. Also, the programme will provide an appreciation/understanding of the science underpinning biodiversity and will target the growing needs for expertise in sustainable management of biodiversity in a changing climate and the need for mainstreaming these issues in the development planning and poverty reduction. Moreover, the programme will promote awareness and capacity building for sustainable management of biodiversity for mainstreaming biodiversity into the daily lives of individuals.
As far as eligibility is concerned, the applicants should have obtained graduation degree in any subject. However, post graduate students, researchers, scientists, engineers, medical doctors, stake holders, policy makers, administrators, and other professionals with requisite educational qualifications will be given preference. All interested applicants are required to register their candidature online by filling in the online application on the link: The application fee is Rs 500 and the last date of registration is January 15, 2013.
- By Madiha Wasi
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