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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 oppoirtunities 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 Musooriee, GBPUAT Pantnagar.

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B.Sc. Forestry 10 + 2 with minimum 45% marks in PCB/PCB 4 years 60

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


  • Fundamentals of Geology ad Soil Science
  • Plant Biochemistry ad Biotechnology
  • Introductory Botany
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Principles of Plant physiology
  • Structural Grammar and Spoken English (NC)
  • Agrometerology
  • Environmental Science
  • Principles of Cytology and Genetics
  • Principles of Hydrology, Soil and Water Conversation
  • Chemistry and Fertility of Forest Soils
  • Ethnobotany
  • Fundamentals of Horticulture
  • Fundamental of Extension Education
  • Elementary Statistic and Computer Application
  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
  • Forest Engineering & Survey
  • Wood  Anatomy
  • Logging and Ergonomics
  • Soil Survey, Remote Sensing  & Watershed Development
  • Forest Mensuration
  • Introductory Forest Economics
  • Tree Physiology
  • Tree Seed Technology
  • Principles and Practices of Silviculture
  • Wood Science and Technology
  • Wood Products & Utilization
  • Silviculture of Indian Trees
  • Nursery Management & Commercial Forestry
  • Fundamentals of Wild Life
  • Forest  Pathology
  • Forest Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation
  • NCC/ SSS
  • Fundamental Forest Business Managements
  • Dendrology
  • Rangeland Management
  • Silvicultural Systems
  • Plantation Forestry
  • World Forestry Systems
  • Wild life Management
  • Experimental techniques in Forestry
  • Tribalogy and Anthropology
  • Forest Management, Policy and Legislation
  • Principles and Methods of Tree Improvement
  • Utilization of Non-timber Forest Products
  • Agroforestry Systems and Management
  • Forest Entomology and Nematology
  • Entrepreneurship Development and Communication Skills
  • Marketing and Trade of Forest Produce
  • Principles of Forest Economics, Project Planning ad Evaluation
  • Socio-economic surveys -village Attachment (28 working days)
  • Attachment with State Forest Department (70 working days)
  • Industrial Placement (28 working days)
  • Report Writing and Presentation of FWE (14 Working days)
EIGHTH SEMESTER I. Production and Marketing of Quality Planting Material

  • Project Development (2 weeks)
  • Collection, Handling, Processing and Storage of planting material (3 weeks)
  • Vegetative Propagation under controlled and ambient conditions (3 weeks)
  • Nursery Management (11 Weeks)
  • Marketing of seeds and seedlings (2 weeks)
  • Cost Benefit analysis, Project Report & Presentation (1 week)

II. Cultivation and Processing of Medicinal Plants

  • Market Survey & Prioritization of species ( 2 Weeks)
  • Project proposal development: (1 Weeks)
  • Raising of selected crop/s (14 Weeks)
  • Harvesting and post-harvest management( 2 Weeks)
  • Primary processing and value addition: ( 3 Weeks)
  • Marketing of produce, project report and presentation (2 Weeks)

III. Natural Resource Management

  • Resource Survey and Evaluation (3 Weeks)
  • Preparation of Resource Maps using GIS and Remote Sensing (8 Weeks)
  • Preparation of Micro-Plans for efficient use of Natural Resources (3 Weeks)
  • Resource Conservation and Production Technologies (4 Weeks)
  • Case Studies (4 Weeks)
  • Project Report & Presentation (1 Weeks)

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Dr. R.S. Singh Principal M.Sc. (Ag), Ph.D., FMSTC, MSFSN  Plant  Breeding principalagri@ucbmsh.org
Dr. Shikha Thakur Assistant Professor M.Sc. (Ag), PhD. Forestry hodforestry@ucbmsh.org
Ms. Izenti Assistant Professor M.Sc.  Forestry forestryMSCT03sem@ucbmsh.org
Ms. Anju Assistant Professor M.Sc.  Forestry forestryCT01sem@ucbmsh.org
Ms. Sapna Assistant Professor M.Sc.  Forestry CTforestry3sem@ucbmsh.org
Mr. Mukesh Assistant Professor M.Sc.  Forestry forestryCT05sem@ucbmsh.org
Dr. Rekha Dhanai Assistant Professor M.Sc., Ph.D.  Rural Technology
Dr. Varsha Upadhya  Associate Professor M.Sc., Ph. D Botany
Ms. Deeksha Semwal Assistant Professor M.Sc. ,


Food Technology
 Mr. Inder Mutneza  Assistant Professor A.B.M.  Marketing
Mr. Tarun Saharan  Assistant Professor  M. Sc. (Agri)  Agronomy
Ms. Himani Rana  Assistant Professor  M. Sc. (Horti)  Vegitable Science
Ms. Reshma Bora  Assistant Professor  M. Sc. (Agronomy)  Agronomy
Mr. Abhishek Bahuguna  Assistant Professor  M. Sc. (Agronomy)  Agronomy
Dr. A. K. Sharma  Professor  M. Sc. , Ph.D  PLANT PATHOLOGY
Dr. D. N. Tyagi   Professor  B.V.S.C.  Animal Hasbandri
Dr. Gambheer Singh  Professor  M. Sc., Ph D.  Soil Science

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