Click Here For list of shortlisted candidates for Counselling (PGD-RDP)-2023-24


Applications are invited from candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria for admission to 1 Year PG Diploma in Rural Development Practices for the academic-session 2023-24 (starting in July-2023).

Eligibility to Apply

  • Graduation in any discipline with atleast 50% marks.
  • Relaxation of marks for SC/ST students will be as per Govt. of Jharkhand rules.

Out of total seats, 50% seats will be reserved for the students domiciled in Jharkhand and they will be admitted following the reservation policy of Govt. of Jharkhand. The remaining 50% of the seats will be filled following the reservation policy of Govt. of India.

Note: Medium of instruction is English only.

Important dates

  • Last date to apply: 23rd June 2023
  • Date of Admission Test: 1st July 2023 (Saturday); Time: 10 AM to 12 noon
    Note: Admit Card is available for download from the Online Admission Portal ( from the ‘Dashboard’
  • Publication of admission test result: 8th July 2023
  • Publication of 1st List of applicants selected for admission: 24 July 2023
  • Admission Process: 25 July – 29 July 2023
  • Publication of 2nd List of applicants selected for admission (if seats remain vacant): 01 August 2023
  • Commencing of Classes: 08 August 2023

How to apply

Apply Online : Steps given in “Instructions for Applying Online” page.

Apply Offline :  Steps given in “Apply Offline” page.

Admission and Course Fee

Admission process shall begin immediately after the announcement of results of the interview. The selected candidates willing to take admission may get admitted by paying the requisite fees and submitting the requisite documents.

Fees structure is given on the page: Academic Fees Structure

Certificates to be submitted at the time of Admission

will be updated later

For any query you may like to contact:

  • Mobile: , , , , ,
  • Email:
  • For any technical query/issues (with online application, fee payment, etc.) contact:
    • Sourav Paul (), Avishek Mondal ()
    • email-id: