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M.Sc Forestry

Master of Science in Forestry


Are you an adventurous person and have a liking in forest and wildlife? Do you have an interest in tree plantation, managing forests and related natural resources? Then, a postgraduate course in M.Sc Forestry is all you need. Learn about the eligibility criteria, course duration and various career opportunities associated with this postgraduate program.

Course Name: M.Sc Forestry
Group: M.Sc
Stream: Science
Course Category: Environment
Duration: 2 years

About M.Sc Forestry course

It is a postgraduate course in Forestry and Wildlife. Students who don't like to go for regular professional courses may find this course useful and attractive. Nature lover students and those wants an adventurous career may choose this course. Imparting theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of forestry is the main aim of M.Sc Forestry program. Managing forests, tree plantation and related natural resources are some of the topics that students pursue under this course. The course equips the students in understanding the multiple uses of forests, its maintenance and to prevent destruction of forests. After passing this course, students can go for research work or can go for further studies such as M.Phil / Ph.D degree.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Master's course, one should have a Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline.

The duration of M.Sc Forestry course is about 2 years which is divided into four semesters.


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M.Sc Forestry - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Sc Forestry course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2021 - 2022 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
Chaudhary Charan Singh Agriculture College-Haryana, Haryana
College of Forestry And Hill Agriculutre, Uttarakhand
Doon (p.g.) College of Agriculture Science & Technology, Uttarakhand
Forest College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu
Forest Research Institute, Uttarakhand
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Alias Garhwal University
Marotrao Wadafale College of Agriculture (Dr. P. D. K. V), Maharashtra
Orissa University OF Agriculture And Technology, Odisha
Sam Higginbotom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences, Uttar Pradesh
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Jammu and Kashmir
Uttranchal College of Technology & Biomedical Science, Dehradun - Uctbs D - Dehradun, Uttarakhand

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Roles of Foresters

  • Foresters are involved in many activities that include protection of natural resources, timber harvesting and ecological restoration.
  • 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 M.Sc Forestry course

  • Adventurous person and those who 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 a genuine interest in the preservation of the natural environment and habitat, should have an ability to work for long hours and should have an inclination towards research.
  • They should also possess excellent skills of observation and should have an interest in Geography.

Advantages and benefits of M.Sc Forestry course

  • Candidates can find jobs in industries that utilize forest.
  • They can also go for further studies 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 M.Sc Forestry course as the Government has started introducing many schemes related to conservation of forests. The Government jobs in forest are available at both State and Central Government departments. There are jobs in forest woods based industries, research areas and consultancy.

M.Sc Forestry Admissions for 2020 - 2021 Academic Year

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