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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. 

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.

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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 Musooriee, GBPUAT Pantnagar.

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


B.Sc. Forestry 4 YEARS 50000/- 65000/-

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


  • Fundamentals of Geology and Soil Science
  • Fundamentals of Geology and Soil Science – Practical
  • Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology – Practical
  • Principles of Plant physiology
  • Principles of Plant physiology – Practical
  • Statistics & Computer Application
  • Statistics & Computer Application – Practical
  • Structural Grammar and Spoken English
  • Structural Grammar and Spoken English –Practical
  • Chemistry & fertility of Forest Soils
  • Chemistry & fertility of Forest Soils – Practical
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Introductory Botany
  • Introductory Botany- Practical
  • Sericulture
  • Sericulture- Practical
  • Principles of Hydrology,Soil- Water Conservation and wasteland Development
  • Principles of Hydrology,Soil- Water Conservation- Practical
  • Principles of Cytology and Genetics
  • Principles of Cytology and Genetics- Practical
  • Ethnobotany
  • Ethnobotany – Practical
  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants- Practical
  • Technique / field tour
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Science- Practical
  • Fundamental of Extension Education
  • Fundamental of Extension Education – Practical
  • Fundamentals of Horticulture
  • Fundamentals of Horticulture- Practical
  • Agrometeorology
  • Agrometeorology – Practical
  • Introductory Microbiology
  • Introductory Microbiology-Practical
  • Logging and Ergonomics
  • Logging and Ergonomics – Practical
  • Soil Survey, Remote Sensing
  • Soil Survey, Remote Sensing – Practical
  • Forest Mensuration
  • Forest Mensuration – Practical
  • Principle and Practices of Silviculture
  • Principle and Practices of Silviculture – Practical
  • Technique / field tour
  • Tree Seed Technology
  • Tree Seed Technology-Practical
  • Wood | Anatomy
  • Wood | Anatomy-Practical
  • Tree Physiology
  • Tree Physiology-Practical
  • Introductory Forest Economics
  • Forest Engineering & Survey Silviculture
  • Forest Engineering & Survey- Practical
  • Wood Science and Technology
  • Wood Science and Technology – Practical
  • Silviculture of Indian Trees
  • Silviculture of Indian Trees-Practical
  • Forest Pathology
  • Forest Pathology-Practical
  • Technique/ Field tour
  • Nursery Management & Commercial Forestry
  • Nursery Management & Commercial Forestry-Practical
  • Forest Ecology
  • Forest Ecology-Practical
  • Fundamentals of Wild Life
  • Fundamentals of Wild Life-Practical
  • Wood Products & Utilization
  • Wood Products & Utilization- Practical
  • Rangeland Management
  • Rangeland Management-Practical
  • Silvicultural Systems
  • Experimental techniques in Forestry
  • Experimental techniques in Forestry –Practical
  • Dendrology
  • Dendrology-Practical
  • Wild life Management
  • Wild life Management-Practical
  • Plantation Forestry
  • Plantation Forestry-Practical
  • Fundamental Forest Business Managements
  • Fundamental Forest Business Managements-Practical
  • World Forestry Systems
  • Forest Entomology & Nematology
  • Forest Entomology& Nematology- Practical
  • Forest Management, Policy and Legislation
  • Forest Management, Policy and Legislation-Practical
  • Principles and Methods of Tree Improvement
  • Principles and Methods of Tree Improvement-Practical
  • Utilization of Non-timber Forest Products
  • Utilization of Non-timber Forest Products-Practical
  • Agroforestry Systems and Management
  • Agroforestry Systems and Management-Practical
  • Technique / field tour
  • Entrepreneurship Development and Communication Skills
  • Entrepreneurship Development and Communication Skills-Practical
  • Principles of Forest Economics, Project Planning and Evaluation
  • Principles of Forest Economics, Project Planning and Evaluation – Practical
  • Marketing and Trade of Forest Produce
  • Marketing and Trade of Forest Produce – Practical
  • Biodiversity & Conservation
  • Biodiversity & Conservation – Practical
  • 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 Student to choose any one of the Multidisciplinary courses from the followings.

1.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)

2.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)

3.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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