Career in Forestry


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Choosing a career is a tough work. There is the most important thing is job satisfaction. The world of Forests is much exiting and fascinating. Maintaining our Environment is the most important issue today. These  all depends upon our forests. For healthy environment at least 33% area of the land should be covered by the forests. These all shows the  importance of Forests. The forests not only give us a cleaner environment to live but also provide many things in the shape of Timber  and Non timber Forest Products. The modern trend of shift towards man-made forests has gained momentum. It helps to cultivate the forests according to our needs.


Forestry is the latest branch of science which deals with the study of  forests and its related constituents.

The various topics studied are :-

General Silviculture -  Forest Mensuration  -  Forest Genetics & Tree Improvement  -  Soil Science  -

Forest Management  -  Silviculture Systems & Silvics of Forest Trees  - Social Forestry & Rural Development -

Wildlife Management  - Forest Utilization  - Applied Botany  -   Forest Statistics   -   Forest Law  - 

Ecology & Environmental Conservation  -  Forest Surveying and Engineering  - 

Forest Resources, Economics & Valuation  - Plant Pathology


Making a career in forestry is very easy. There are many universities  in India which offers Forestry at Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral level. Some of these are -

Birsa Agricultural University - Ranchi
Forest Research Institute - Dehradun
Guru Ghasidas Unicersity - Bilaspur
YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry
UHF Solan

Gujarat Agricultural University, Gujrat

GBPUAT, Pantnagar

Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur

Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishsvidalaya, Raipur

PAU, Ludhiana

Deptt of Forestry - Garhwal University
Department of Forestry - Tamilnadu Agricultural University

There are around 20 University offering these courses.....


The various courses offered by them in the field of forestry are -

B.Sc. Forestry -  B.Sc. Environmental Sciences -  M.Sc. Forestry - M.Sc. Forestry, Wildlife & Environmental Sciences -  M.Sc. Wildlife -  M.Sc. Wood Science and Technology - M.Sc. Agroforestry -  M.Sc. Forest Economics - M.Sc. Environmental Sciences


Job Prospects - The students can work with the universities, labs or
NGOs. There are large prospects for the persons interested to work in
the forests. Though its a tough work but quite interesting and exiting
too. The person should know tracking, photography and driving. The
major work areas are -

At Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education research centers
With the state forest research centers
With Krishi Vigyan Kendra

At private Plantation companies
As Plantation officers with mining companies etc.
As Environment Impact Assessment officers
With state pollution control boards
With NGOs and many mores areas..



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