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B.Sc Forestry | Bachelor of Science in Forestry

B.Sc Forestry program is 4 years regular degree program. The main aim of this program is to train students to become Forestry professionals. The tasks of forestry professional are conserving forest and forest resources, conserving and protecting wildlife, manage forest resources, develop forest and forest resources etc. B.Sc. Forestry program trains students and instills skills in them, which will help them perform the above-mentioned tasks. Also, the program has been designed to provide the student's knowledge about latest technology used in the field of Forestry. Forestry is the science and art of managing tree plantations, forests and related resources

Duration of the Course

4 years Programe.

Affiliation

B.Sc Forestry course is affiliated to Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand State Government University.

Eligibility Criteria For Admission To The Course

  • All students must have passed 10+2 with Science Stream or senior secondary examination with passing marks can join the B.Sc. Forestry.

Commencement Of The Course

The course will commence with effect from August 2019 for the current academic year.

Scope of B.Sc Forestry

A lot of career opportunities is available in this field. The career opportunities are available in public as well as in private sector. The public sector jobs includes work in zoological parks, wildlife ranges, corporate having their own plantations for timbering, wildlife research institutes, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) and its affiliated institutes, wildlife department, forest department, national parks & sanctuaries, forest nurseries. Those holding bachelor’s degree in forestry can apply for the Central government through the Indian Forest Service (IFS) examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission.
You can also apply in the colleges for the post of lecturer.
The job profiles in forestry is as follows:

  • Forester
  • Forest Range Officer
  • Lecturers
  • Forestry Technicians
  • Forest Officer
  • Forestry Staff
  • Forest Professionals
  • Natural Resource Technician
  • Operations Forester
  • Senior Forestry Consultant
  • Foresters Silviculturist
  • Field Investigator
  • Sales/Business Development Officer
  • Teacher or Lecturer
  • Auditor – Forestry