BEST INSTITUTE FOR FORESTRY COURSES IN DEHRADUN UTTARAKHAND
FORESTRY COLLEGE IN DEHRADUN
Uttaranchal (P.G.) College of Bio-Medical Science & Hospital
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, Kjldhal 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.
WHAT 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.
Admission Inquiry Form
Uttaranchal (P.G.) College Of Bio-Medical Sciences & Hospital, Near I.S.B.T, Sewla Khurd, GMS – Transport Nagar Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001
Mobile 1 – 9319703972
Mobile 2 – 9319924110
Monday: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Tuesday: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Wednesday: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Thursday: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Friday: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Saturday: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Sunday : Closed
SCOPE 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
Forest products marketing
Purchase Manager (Forest products)
Researcher (after completing M.Sc. and PhD programs also)
Lecturer (after completing M.Sc. Degree also).
ORGANIZATIONS 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.
FORESTRY COLLEGE DEHRADUN (UCBMS&H) COURSE & ELIGIBILITY :
10 + 2 with minimum 45% marks in PCB/PCB
Syllabus of B.Sc. Forestry – H.N.B. Garhwal University
Fundamentals of Geology ad Soil Science
Plant Biochemistry ad Biotechnology
Principles of Plant physiology
Structural Grammar and Spoken English (NC)
Principles of Cytology and Genetics
Principles of Hydrology, Soil and Water Conversation
Chemistry and Fertility of Forest Soils
Fundamentals of Horticulture
Fundamental of Extension Education
Elementary Statistic and Computer Application
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Forest Engineering & Survey
Logging and Ergonomics
Soil Survey, Remote Sensing & Watershed Development
Introductory Forest Economics
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 Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation
Fundamental Forest Business Managements
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)
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)