Applications are invited for a joint entrance test to be held on March 27 for admission to the postgraduate programmes in agri-business management conducted at the three national-level institutions — National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad; Chaudhary Charan Singh National Institute of Agricultural Marketing, Bambala, Kota Road, Jaipur, and National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, ICAR, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad.

Applicants will be short-listed on the basis of JET-ABM 2011 score and will be called for a group discussion, personal interview, presentation and paper writing. Eligibility: Applicants should have passed ICAR/ UGC recognised four-year bachelor's degree course in any of these subjects: agriculture, agri-business management, commercial agriculture, agriculture marketing and co-operation, agricultural engineering, agricultural information technology, energy and environmental engineering, fisheries, food technology, food process engineering, forestry, horticulture, sericulture and veterinary science. The application form can be downloaded from the web site of the institutions, namely, www.manage.gov.in, www.ccsniam.gov.in, www.naarm.ernet.in. Duly filled-in application form along with a demand draft for Rs.1,000 drawn in favour of JET-ABM payable at Hyderabad should be sent to the following address so as to reach on or before February 14: JET-ABM 2011, post bag no. 5, Rajendranagar (PO), Hyderabad-500030.

Web site www.jetabm.gov.in.

Gopakumar Karakonam