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Commencement of Fresh Batch (Session 2017-18) starting on 24th August, 2017 (Excluding Indian Medicine Courses)

B.Sc. in Forestry

  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Eligibility Criteria

    Students who have passed 12th Science stream board examinations (with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects) from a recognized board.

 

Forestry program is an Undergraduate Degree program of 4 year duration which is divided into 8 semesters, each semester lasting 6 months.

The main aim of this program is to train students to become Forestry professionals. The tasks of forestry professional are- conserving forest and forest resources, conserving and protecting wildlife, manage forest resources, develop forest and forest resources etc. B.Sc. Forestry program trains students and instills skills in them, which will help them perform the above mentioned tasks. Also, the program has been designed to provide the students knowledge about latest technology used in the field of Forestry.

Important subjects covered

Students have to study a set of theoretical subjects as well as practical sessions comprising :

  • Basics of Geology
  • Basics of Horticulture
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Forest Economics
  • Computer Applications
  • Physical Education
  • Environment Science
  • Nursery maintenance
  • Silviculture
  • Water resource management
  • Chemistry
  • Forest Mensuration
  • Wood Anatomy
  • Tree Seed Technology
  • Forest Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Soil Survey
  • Agrometeorology
  • Dendrology
  • Livestock Management
  • Tree Physiology
  • Forest Pathology
  • Wildlife Management
  • Forest Business Management
  • Project Planning and Cost Estimation
  • Project Management
  • Agroforestry Systems and Management
  • Medicinal and Aromatic plants
  • Forest Laws and Policies
  • Forest resource and product management
  • Forest resource and product marketing
  • Entrepreneurship skills
  • Apiculture

B.Sc. program also consists of practical sessions as well as work experience oriented tours and workshops.

Job opportunities

Ample job opportunities are available for B.Sc. Forestry graduates in the Forest Department of Indian Government. One may land the job of a forester or forest department officer in State Governments’ Forest Department. For this, one has to go through the selection process and examination though. One may also follow up B.Sc. Degree with M.Sc. Degree and take up a teaching job also. Some good job posts available for graduates are-

  • Officer- State Governments’ Forest Department
  • Plantation Manager
  • Nursery Manager
  • Forest products marketing
  • Purchase Manager (Forest products)
  • Researcher (after completing M.Sc. and PhD programs also)
  • Lecturer (after completing M.Sc. Degree)