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B.Sc Forestry

Bachelor of Science in Forestry

Are you an adventurous person and have a liking in forest and wildlife? Do you have an interest in managing forests, trees plantation and related natural resources? Then, you should pursue a course in B.Sc Forestry. Learn about the eligibility criteria, course duration and various career opportunities associated with this degree program.

Course Name: B.Sc Forestry
Group: B.Sc
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 3 years

About B.Sc Forestry course

It is an undergraduate course in Forestry and Wildlife. Students who doesn’t like to go for regular professional courses may find this course useful and attractive. Students who are nature lover and want an adventurous career may choose this course. The main aim of B.Sc Forestry program is to impart theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of forestry. In this course, students learn about managing forests, tree plantation and related natural resources. After passing this course, students can go for research work or can go for further studies such as Master’s degree.

Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing B.Sc Forestry course is a pass degree in Higher Secondary Examination or 10+2 or equivalent in Science stream (Biology group) from a recognized college or university.

The duration of B.Sc Forestry course is about 4 years which is divided into eight semesters.

B.Sc Forestry 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


B.Sc Forestry - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering B.Sc Forestry course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Agricultural Engineering College & Research InstituteTamilnadu Agricultural UniversityTamil Nadu
Baba Farid Institute of TechnologyHemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal UniversityUttarakhand
College of ForestryKerala Agricultural UniversityKerala
College of Forestry And Hill AgriculutreGovind Ballabh Pant University of Agricluture & TechnologyUttarakhand
Doon (p.g.) College of Agriculture Science & TechnologyHemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal UniversityUttarakhand
Doon Paramedical College & HospitalHemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal UniversityUttarakhand
Forest College and Research InstituteTamilnadu Agricultural UniversityTamil Nadu
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Alias Garhwal UniversityDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University
Kamla Nehru CollegeGuru Ghasidas UniversityChhattisgarh
Lovely Professional UniversityLovely Professional UniversityPunjab
Marotrao Wadafale College of Agriculture (Dr. P. D. K. V)Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi VidyapeethMaharashtra
Orissa University OF Agriculture And TechnologyOrissa University of Agriculture and TechnologyOdisha
Shantiniketan Institute of Distance Education collegeRani Durgavati VishwavidyalayaChhattisgarh
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and TechnologyShanmugha Arts Science Technology and Research Academy (SASTRA) UniversityJammu and Kashmir
Sir Syed CollegeKannur UniversityKerala
Uttranchal College of Technology & Biomedical Science, Dehradun - Uctbs D - DehradunKumaun UniversityUttarakhand

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Roles of Foresters

  • Foresters are involved in many activities that include timber harvesting, ecological restoration and protection of natural resources.
  • Foresters do Forest management plans for private and publicly owned forested lands.
  • Choosing sites for new trees is one of their roles.
  • They are also involved in supervising and planning of forestry projects.

Who is suitable for B.Sc Forestry course

  • Candidates who are an adventurous person, have a liking for outdoors, have good stamina, health, patience and physical fitness are perfect for this course.
  • They should possess public relation skills, organizing ability, courage, practicality and decision making ability.
  • They should have the ability to work for long hours, should have an inclination towards research, should have a genuine interest in the preservation of the natural environment and habitat.
  • They should also possess excellent skills of observation and should have an interest in Geography.

Advantages and benefits of B.Sc Forestry course

  • Candidates can find jobs in industries that utilize forest.
  • They can also go for further studies such as Master’s degree and then for research studies.
  • They can also find career opportunities in Wildlife Ranges and Zoological Parks.

Jobs in Government sector

There are numerous scopes for B.Sc Forestry course as the Government is on the verge of introducing many schemes which are aimed at conserving the forests. The Government jobs in forest are available at both Central and State Government departments. There are jobs in forest woods based industries, research areas and consultancy.

B.Sc Forestry Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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