Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management

Minimum Duration – 1 year

Maximum Duration – 3 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduate in any discipline from IGNOU recognized University.

Documents Required During Admission

  1. Bachelor’s Transcript
  2. Bachelor’s Provisional / Degree / Convocation Certificate (Any One)
  3. +2 Transcript
  4. SLC Marksheet
  5. Citizenship (If Date of Birth is mentioned in A.D.) or Valid Passport or National Id Card (Any One)
  6. 3 PP size and 2 Auto size Photo

Course structure

Total Courses – 8

Total Credits – 32

Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredits 
MPA 1Understanding Natural Disasters 4
MPA 2Understanding Man-made Disasters 4
MPA 3Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Analysis 4
MPA 4Disaster Preparedness 4
MPA 5Disaster Response4
MPA 6Disaster Medicine4
MPA 7Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Recovery 4
MPAP 1Project Work 4
MED 4*Towards Participatory Management4
 Total Credits 32 


The examination is conducted physically by IGNOU in Nepal under the supervision of “The Embassy of India” in Kathmandu and Biratnagar.


The evaluation system of IGNOU is based upon the ‘Assignment’, ‘Term End Examination’ and ‘Project Work’. Assignment marks will carry 30% and Term End Examination marks will carry 70% weightage in the Final Grade Card.