COURSE DESCRIPTION


B.Sc. Hons. Forestry or Bachelor of Science in Honours Forestry is an undergraduate Forestry and Wildlife course. Forestry is the art and science of managing forests, tree plantations, and related natural resources. The main emphasis in forestry is given on creating and implementing systems that allow forests to continue a sustainable continuation of environmental supplies and services. The course is divided into 8 semesters. The primary emphasis of this Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Forestry programme is to impart theoretical and practical knowledge in all the areas of forestry. After passing the course, they can go for further Master Degree and for research work.


B.Sc. Hons. Forestry Eligibility

  • Candidates should have passed in higher secondary (10+2) or equivalent from a recognised Board/Council/University.

B.Sc. Hons. Forestry Course Suitability

  • They should have liking for outdoors, spirit of adventure, good health, stamina and physical fitness and patience. 
  • Candidates possess scientific temperament, organizing ability, public relations skills, practicality, courage and decision-making ability. 
  • They should have the capacity to work long hours, a genuine interest in the preservation of the natural environment and habitat, inclination for research and academic bent of mind and curiosity. 
  • Applicants also possess excellent skills of observation, interest in agriculture and geography.

How is B.Sc. Hons. Forestry Course Beneficial?

  • They can find jobs in industries that utilise forest resources employ industrial and agricultural consultants. 
  • Applicants have also good job scopes in Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) and its affiliated Forestry research institutes such as Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun, Institute of Social Forestry and Eco-rehabilitation, Allahabad etc. 
  • They can also go for further Master Degree and then for research studies. 

COURSE ELIGIBILITY


Candidates should have passed in higher secondary (10+2) or equivalent from a recognised Board/Council/University.
  • B.Sc. Hons. Forestry Syllabus

    Syllabus of Forestry as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

      Sem. I

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study

    1         

    Moral & Value Education

    2         

    Professional Communication and Technical Writing

    3         

    Human Development, Professional Ethics & Personality Development

    4         

    Principles and practices of Silviculture

    5         

    Forest Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation

    6         

    Cytology & Genetics

    7         

    General Biochemistry

    8         

    Elementary Mathematics (Deficiency-Bio)

    9         

    Introduction to Tree Science (Deficiency-Maths)

    10     

    Computer Application

    11     

    Physical Education

     

      Sem. II

    1         

    Forest Mensuration

    2         

    Environmental Studies I

    3         

    Introduction to Forest Soil Science & Geology

    4         

    Dendrology

    5         

    Principles of Forest Economics

    6         

    Surveying and Levelling

    7         

    Fundamentals of Extension Education & Community Development

    8         

    Tree Seed Technology

    9         

    Agrometeorology

     

      Sem. III

    1         

    Forest Management & Working Plan

    2         

    Silvicultural Systems

    3         

    Forest Entomology and Pest management

    4         

    Livestock Management

    5         

    Fertility of Forest Soils & Nutrient Management

    6         

    General & Forest Microbiology

    7         

    Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

    8         

    Wood Anatomy

    9         

    NCC & NSS

     

      Sem. IV

    1         

    Environmental Studies II

    2         

    Agroforestry & Social Forestry

    3         

    Silviculture of Indian Trees

    4         

    Fundamentals of Wildlife & Forest Tribes

    5         

    Wood Science & Technology

    6         

    Forest Soil Survey, Land Use & Remote Sensing

    7         

    Nursery Management and Seedling Production

    8         

    Statistical Methods & Designs of Experiments

     

      Sem. V

    1         

    Forest Utilization - I (Timber & Forest Products)

    2         

    Wildlife Management & Biosphere

    3         

    Tree Improvement

    4         

    Wood Seasoning and Preservation

    5         

    Tree Physiology

    6         

    Forest Pathology & Disease Management

    7         

    Commercial Forestry

    8         

    Logging & Ergonomics

     

      Sem. VI

    1         

    Forest Utilization - II (Non-Timber Forest Products)

    2         

    Forest Policy and legislation

    3         

    Plantation Forestry

    4         

    Forest Biotechnology

    5         

    Forest Production Economics and Marketing

    6         

    Forest soils and Watershed Management

    7         

    Fruit Production & Plantation crops

    8         

    Rangeland Management

     

      Sem. VII

    1         

    Soil Water Management

    2         

    Climate Change

    3         

    Bio-Energy

    4         

    Eco-tourism

    5         

    Environmental Impact Assessment

     

      Sem. VIII

    1         

    Forest Project/Industrial Placement/Institutional Attachment

    2         

    Study Tour

    3         

    Forestry Work Experience

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