B.Sc. Forestry Sciences

Duration -

4 Years

Eligibility Criteria
10+2 with PCM or PCB or Agriculture with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
Annual Fees -

50,000 /-

Semester Fees -

27,000 /-

BSc Forestry Sciences 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 typical day in the life of a Forestry professional comprises - conserving forest and forest resources, conserving and protecting wildlife, managing forest resources, developing forests and forest resources etc.

BSc Forestry program at Sanskriti has been designed to provide know-how about latest technology used in the field of Forestry.

BSc Forestry Syllabus

This section covers the important subjects covered in the BSc Forestry Syllabus and curriculum. This should give a prospective candidate visibility into the structure of this course.

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

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

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

Job opportunities

This section gives an overview of BSc Forestry jobs landscape and examines BSc Forestry scope from a career standpoint.

Ample job opportunities are available for BSc 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. Those who do not stop at a Bachelor degree and continue with Masters educations can take up a lucrative teaching job also. Thus BSc Forestry scope is tremendous and must allure especially the rural talent across the country.

BSc Forestry salary is another question that often comes to minds of candidates going for lesser known courses such as this one. The Government sector typically rolls out vacancies belonging to several hierarchies. The salaries and benefits offered are as good as some other jobs in the government sector. On the other hand, the private sector especially manufacturing and cultivation attracts BSc Forestry candidates. Again the salaries are competitive at any rate. A few examples of typical job titles and opportunities in the job market can provide a view into BSc Forestry jobs landscape:

Officer- State Governments' Forest Department

  • Nursery Manager
  • Purchase Manager (Forest products)
  • Lecturer (after completing M.Sc. Degree)
  • Plantation Manager
  • Forest products marketing
  • Researcher (after completing M.Sc. and PhD programs also)