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Uttaranchal (P.G.) College of Bio-Medical Science & Hospital


The college of Forestry that came into existence since establishment of college and started imparting education leading to B.Sc. (Forestry) degree under the umbrella of UCBMSH Affiliated to H.N.B. Garhwal (Central) University. Forestry has earned a unique distinction not only in the country but also in whole Asia to impart teaching, research and extension education in forestry. Its milestones in teaching, research and extension education have strengthened the path of sustainable development of the forestry in country.

The Government of India has agreed to give weightage to Forestry graduates in selection of Assistant Conservator of Forest and Range Forest Officer. However, most of the graduating students have opted for higher education from the institutes of national repute and joined academics. Many of the students have got employment in multinational companies, banking sector and other government and non government organizations. 

forestry college in dehradun forestry course in dehradun uttarakhandWHAT IS FORESTRY?

The national forest policy recommended that 33% of the total geographical area of the country be brought under forests whereas only 23.6% of the area is under forest as per SER 2009.

The ever rising demand of the society for the tangible and intangible products of the forest, importance for the forest management opens up a large vista of employment to the government bodies, NGO’s, Research institutions, wood based industries and the multidisciplinary self employment opportunities as an entrepreneur or consultant.

The course not only enlightens the student about the forestry species, but the methodologies and procedures learnt for nursery plantations and hydrology help them in developing and maintaining plantations for tea, coffee, rubber, bamboo and clonal industrial species.

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paramedical college in dehradun paramedical course in dehradun uttarakhandSCOPE AND JOB PROSPECTS OF FORESTRY COURSES

Forestry graduates can take up jobs in various govt department like Dept. of Forest and Wildlife (IFS, SFS)

They can be employed in NGO’s  working for conservation in up gradation in forest.

After higher education they can take up research work in public sectors, research institutions , like ICFRE, FRI, ICAR, ARS.

They can be also employed in wildlife sanctuaries and national parks, television channels like Discovery and National Geographic. 

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 also).

paramedical-college-in-dehradun-uttarakhand-ucbmsh-204ORGANIZATIONS MAY RECRUITS FORESTRY GRADUATES

  • Indian Forest Services (IFS)
  • State Forest Services (SFS
  • Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education (ICFRE)
  • Forest Research Institute (FRI)
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
  • Agricultural Research Services (ARS)
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)
  • Council for Advancement of People’s Action and Rural Technology (CAPART)
  • Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development (SPWD)
  • International Union for the Conservation of Nature & Natural Resources (IUCN)
  • World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
  • Forest Survey of India (FSI)
  • Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB)
  • Directorate of Forest Education (DFE)  
  • National Zoological Park (NZP), New Delhi
  • Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Dehradun


LABORATORIES: The department has well equipped laboratories for studying U.G. practical works and to conduct research trials for P.G. courses.

NURSERY: A nursery has been established in college for practical work exposure to students. The practicals actually increases the understanding methodology which helps the student to learn easily. 

GUEST LECTURES: The department has organized guest lectures time to time according to the syllabus. The great experts are invited from renowned institutions such as FRI Dehradun, Ranichauri, GBPUAT Pantnagar, HNB Garhwal University.

EDUCATIONAL TOURS/VISITS:  The college of forestry conducts educational tours and visits to various research centres like Jim Corbett National Park Nainital, Deodar Forest – Chakrata Forest Division, Eco-tourism park Mussoorie, GBPUAT Pantnagar.

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M.Sc. ForestryGraduation with minimum 50% marks2 years30


M.Sc. Forestry2 YEARS60000/-75000/-

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Syllabus of B.Sc. Forestry – H.N.B. Garhwal University


  • Advanced Silviculture
  • Forest Biometry
  • Advanced Forest Management
  • Forest Industries& Forest Products Chemistry
  • Forest Ecology & Biodiversity Conservation
  • General Statistical Methods & Research Methodology
  • Forest Resource Management & Economics
  • Forest Protection
  • Forest Policy, Law & International Convention
  • Forest Genetics & Tree Improvement
  • Remote Sensing & Geographic Information System
  1. Forest Biotechnology
  •  Introductory Forest Biotechnology
  •  Molecular Biology
  • Principles of Genetic Engineering
  • Plant Tissue Culture

Students can choose three out of the following five electives.

  •  Forest Genomics
  •  Techniques in Genetics Engineering.
  •  Environmental Pollutants and Biotechnology
  • Computer Application & Information Technology
  • Tissue culture & conservation
  1. Plantation Technology
  • Seed Collection, Storage and Testing
  • Vegetative propagation techniques
  • Weed Management in Nursery & Plantation
  • Nutrient Management

Students can choose three out of the following five electives.

  • Modern nursery production
  • Management of insects –pests & diseases
  • Energy Plantation & Bio-fuels
  • Computer Application & Information Technology
  • Production and Management in Plantation Forestry
  1. Agro-Forestry
  • Agroforestry Systems
  • Soil and Water Management in Agroforestry
  • Principles of Crops Production in Agroforestry
  • Economics of Agroforestry System

Students can choose three out of the following five electives.

  • Fruit Trees & Shrubs for Agroforestry
  • Management & Productivity in Agroforestry Systems
  • Range Land and Pasture Management
  • Computer Application & Information Technology
  • Watershed Management
  1. Natural Resource Management
  • Natural Resource: Concepts & Analysis (NRCA)
  • Natural Resource: Tools & Techniques (NRTT)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Natural  Resource Planning & Management (NRPM)

Students can choose three electives out of the following five

  • Bio-Resources (Principles & Practices)
  • Natural Resources: Systems & Practices
  • Computer Application & Information Technology
  • Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in Watershed Management
  • Watershed: Hydrology and Resources Conservation
  • Self study course
  • Wood Seasoning & Preservation
  • Watershed Concepts, Project Formulation and Planning
  • Forest and People
  • Global Climatic Changes
  • Tree Seed Orchards
  • M.Sc. Thesis

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