BEST COLLEGE FOR FORESTRY IN DEHRADUN UTTARAKHAND•
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.
The teachings of Forest Business Management, and economics gives the students an ability to plan, establish and manage plant based enterprises. The Forest standard Certification (FSC) fields give them an opportunity of job as evaluation with international agencies.
The course involves fields studies, visits to the industries, renowned institutions, field practicals deliberations from the expert speakers, internal seminars, model presentation, assignments. The forestry lab is well equipped with the requisite number of instruments related to biometry, survey & engineering, wood science, entomology, remote sensing, botanical studies, soil testing equipments like flamp photometer, Kjeldahl apparatus, germinator, different types of clinometers, GPS instrument, Range finder etc. Field trips under the guidance of experienced foresters, to understand the forest management silviculture system, logging and marketing fields. Natural resources utilization is another field, in which extensive exposure is provided to the students. The time to time campus in different types of forest areas gives ample opportunities to the students to familiarize with environment. The knowledge of research techniques in forestry prepares the potential students to embark on fruitful research endeavors future. They also learn to preserve and conserve the ecology of the areas.