B. Sc. (Forestry)

Course Details

B.Sc. in Forestry is a 4 years full time undergraduate course divided into 8 semesters. The primary aim of the program is to train students in Forestry. Forest science is the scientific study of forest planning and management, animal and plant life, ecology and conservation. Students in a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Forest Science program may study silviculture, agriculture, wildlife, botany, wood science and more.

They gain hands-on experience through field trips, internships (required for graduation) and lab work. Alpine offer concentrations in conservation, forest management and ecology, graduates are prepared to actively participate in these areas. Students should have a strong math and science background because the course content relies on a foundation in these subjects.


“Forestry is the science or practice of planting, managing, conserving and maintaining forests and its associated resources with the aim to meets the goal of human benefit .”


Eligibility and Seats Availability
  • 10+2 with PCB (with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects) from recognize board.

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Fee Structure
Academic fees Structure for B. Sc. (Forestry) Session 2018-19 Send to me
SN Particulars Sem-I Sem-II Sem-III Sem-IV Sem-V Sem-VI Sem-VII Sem-VIII
1 Admission fee INR 5,000/- - - - - - - -
2 Tuition Fee INR 30,000/- INR 30,000/- INR 30,000/- INR 30,000/- INR 30,000/- INR 30,000/- INR 30,000/- INR 30,000/-
Admission Process

Candidates seeking admission in B. Sc. (Forestry) in Alpine Dehradun must register online. On the basis of seat availability Alpine Institute will send an admission offer letter. Student has to visit campus with required documents and fee.
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Important Dates
1 Events Dates
1 Admission Open Date 10th May 2018
2 Admission Last Date 31st July 2018

Career Prospects

Ample job opportunities are available for B.Sc. Forestry graduates in the Forest Department of Indian Government. One may land the job of a forester or forest department officer in State Government's Forest Department. For this, one has to go through the selection process and examination though. In case of private sector jobs, some job posts available are- plantation and resort manager, forest product marketing, forest products purchasing manager, Research and Development sector etc.

Around 95% of forest area is Government owned and therefore the overall management & utilisation of forest resources is in hands of Forest Department exclusively. The role of private sector in Forestry is very limited due their access to privately owned plantations only. Though, its a known fact that in general, number of jobs available in private sector is much higher as compared to Government sector, but in case of forestry its just reverse.

Employment Areas

Those who are inclined towards nature and want an adventurous career, which focuses on outdoor activities, may choose this course and have a rewarding and satisfying career. Lots of Government job opportunities are available for graduates after this program.

  1. Forest Department of Indian Government. One may land the job of a forester or forest department officer in State Governments’ Forest Department. For this, one has to go through the selection process and examination though. In case of private sector jobs, some job posts available are- plantation and resort manager, forest product marketing, forest products purchasing manager, Research and Development sector etc.
  2. You can attend many of the central government exams which are being conducted. They can be part of the recruitment procedures in various central government departments. The forestry graduates can attend in the UPSC exams for going in to services such as IAS, IPS etc.
  3. Teaching is also an important field where the graduates in Forestry can enter in. The candidates who have a flair for teaching can apply in for the vacancies which are coming out in various government colleges or universities. The graduates can opt for B.Ed. course so that they can enter in schools as teachers. An add on can be done by doing a masters degree course.
Higher Education After B. Sc. Forestry

These are the following higher education which can be done by studnet after this course.

  1. M. Sc.
  2. Ph. D.
Job Opportunities
Some good job posts available for graduates are:
  1. Officer- State Governments’ Forest Department
  2. Plantation Manager
  3. Nursery Manager
  4. Forest products marketing
  5. Purchase Manager (Forest products)
  6. Researcher (after completing M.Sc. and PhD programs also)
  7. Lecturer (after completing M.Sc. Degree also).
  8. Forester
  9. Forest Range Officer
  10. Lecturers
  11. Forestry Technicians
  12. Forest Officer
  13. Forestry Staff
  14. Forest Professionals
  15. Natural Resource Technician
  16. Operations Forester
  17. Senior Forestry Consultant and may more...
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