List of Postgraduate Courses in Rural Management


Rural management deals with merging of management with rural perspectives. It incorporates different administration processes like planning, organizing and controlling with agribusiness and related fields. There are many UG and PG courses in rural management. Different Universities offer these courses.

Aspirants who are willing to study any of the programs in rural management can pursue the same from a recognized University. Indeed, there are many research programs in rural management. Those who have passed graduation in rural management are eligible to apply for postgraduation courses in the respective fields. They should attend an entrance test prior to admission. Various Universities conduct these tests. Some of the PG programs in rural management are listed below.

List of Postgraduation Courses

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Marketing
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Finance
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development
  • Master of Rural Development Management (MRDM)
  • MA in Rural Industries and Management
  • PG in Rural Infrastructure and Services Management
  • Fellow Program in Rural Management (FPRM)
  • Master of Business Administration in Rural Management

Career Prospects

Those who have completed the postgraduation programs in rural management can seek for employment in public sector as well as in private undertakings. They can work as analysts or consultants. Professionals, who have successfully completed the program, can occupy themselves as rural managers. Banking sector provides numerous job openings for these pass outs. There are many rural enterprises emerging day by day. Rural managers can search for career in these rural based industries. Teaching is another sector opened for these professionals. They can work as lecturers or teachers in educational institutions. Those who have interest in farming, trading and planning can only become good rural managers. In addition to the technical knowledge, rural managers should have certain traits like excellent communication skill and analytical reasoning. They should have the capability to work with clients having diverse interests. Also it is important that they have good people management skills. Rural managers can expect excellent emoluments entering into career. They are paid salaries of about Rs.15000/- in the initial stage itself. This will increase over a period of time.



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