M. Sc. (Forestry)

Course Details

Forestry is the art and science of tree resource, including plantations and natural stands. It is an independent scientific branch which deals with practical and theoretical aspects containing different aspects of forestry with their proper management. Those holding bachelors’ degree and master’s degree in forestry can apply for state government as well as central government through Indian Forest Service (IFS) examination.

Eligibility and Seats Availability

The candidates should have passed the bachelors in forestry from any recognized university or its equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks.

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Fee Structure
Academic Fees Structure For Session 2019-20 Send to me
SN Particulars Sem-I Sem-II Sem-III Sem-IV
1 Admission fee INR 5,000/- - - -
2 Tuition Fee INR 25,000/- INR 25,000/- INR 25,000/- INR 25,000/-
Admission Process

Candidates seeking admission in M. Sc. (Forestry) Course in Alpine Group of Institutes, Dehradun should appear in Alpine Common Entrance Test (AGI CET 2019).

On the basis of AGI CET 2019 Rank candidate will get admission in M. Sc. (Forestry) Course.

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AGI CET 2019 Important Dates
SN Events Dates
1 Availability of Application Form 1st Feb, 2019
2 Last Date for Application Form 30th Apr, 2019
3 Download of Admit Card 30th Apr, 2019
4 AGI CET 2019 Exam First week of May, 2019
5 Result 4rd week of May, 2019
6 Admission Counselling June First Week, 2019

Career Prospects

Foresters can work in offices, laboratories or outdoors depending on their field of specialization.Employment opportunities exist with:

  1. Governmental, Non- Governmental organization interested in preservation of forest resources.
  2. Organisation having own plantation for timbering.
  3. Industries that utilized forest resources employ Forestry and agricultural consultants.
  4. In Wildlife sancturies,zoo and wildlife national parks.
  5. In Education sectors like colleges and Universities.
  6. Entry into Central government offices through the Indian Forest Service (IFS) examination conducted by the U.P.S.C.
Employment Areas
M. Sc. (Forestry) Job Types
  1. Conservation Scientist
  2. Agricultural and Food Scientist
  3. Firefighter
  4. Forest and Conservation Worker
  5. Environmental Educator
  6. Naturalist, Interpreter
  7. Natural Resources Policy Representative
Higher Education After M. Sc. (Forestry)
  1. Ph. D
Job Opportunities
A   M. Sc. (Forestry) Soil Science student can choose to be any of the following:
  1. Forester
  2. Forest Range Officer
  3. Lecturers
  4. Forestry Technicians
  5. Forest Officer
  6. Forestry Staff
  1. Forest Professionals
  2. Natural Resource Technician
  3. Operations Forester
  4. Senior Forestry Consultant
  5. Foresters Silviculturist
  6. Field Investigator

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