B. Sc. Forestry
B.Sc. (Forestry) is a 4 year full time undergraduate program to get the students acquainted with various facets of forestry and its related specializations. The syllabus is very exhaustive in tune with the industrial as well as Govt. Plenty of jobs requirements are there after the completion of the course Scientist in diﬀerent departments, Banks, Forest Range Oﬃcers, Zoo curators, Wild life research, Forest conservation. This course will also help the students in preparing for Indian Forest Service examinations and entrepreneurship development in forest based ﬁelds if interested
Forests form a significant part of natural resources of a country due to which it becomes vital to conserve and manage them. Forestry is the science of planting, managing, maintaining as well as conserving forests and its related resources. The professional who practices forestry is known as a forester. A forester is involved in many activities such as protection of natural resources, ecological restoration, timber harvesting, etc. A forester also develops forest management plans, selects sites for growing new tress, and plans and supervises forestry projects. Due to declining forest cover and competing demands on the resources, the field of forestry has good potential for employment in the coming years.
B. Sc. Forestry is considered as a professional degree. The graduates from this degree can find jobs in both public and private sectors. The importance of Forest is growing rapidly and thereby is increasing the job prospects in this field. Today Graduates with B.Sc. Forestry are readily accepted in the government projects, Forest departments, Extension services, Research organizations, Commercial farming etc.
Employment Area in Government Sectors
- Indian Agricultural Research Institute
- National Seeds Corporation Limited
- State Farms Corporation of India
- Food Corporation of India
- National Dairy Development Board
- NABARD and other banks
- Agricultural finance corporations
- Indian Council of Agricultural Research
- Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
- North Eastern Region Agricultural Marketing Corporation
Employment Area in Private Sectors
- Agro industries
- Agriculture Marketing
- Financial sector with focus on agriculture
- Micro-finance institutions
- Fertilizer companies
- Agri-biotech organizations
Higher Education After B. Sc. Agriculture
These are the following higher education which can be done by studnet after this course.
- M.Sc Forestry
- Ph. D.