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B.Sc. Forestry and Wood Technology

Sept. 26, 2016, 11:54 a.m.

 B.Sc. (Forestry and Wood Technology) or Bachelor of Science in Forestry and Wood Technology is an undergraduate degree program of 3 years duration.

Forestry and Wood Technology is an area that focuses on managing forests in a sustainable manner.

Subjects studied under this degree include:

  • Silviculture
  • Agroforestry
  • Forest Measurements
  • Wood Science and Technology
  • Forest Economics and Management
  • Environmental Forestry

Basic Eligibility

A candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as biology, maths, physics and chemistry from a recognized board.

Job Prospects

Candidates who opt for this career must have strong interest in science. Aspirants can also expand their skills and knowledge through pursuing more courses. After successful course completion, students can opt for:

  • Teaching jobs in universities and colleges. Researchers can earn a decent salary from the beginning of their career. Science graduates from different areas as a trainee can expect an income of Rs. Rs. 15, 000- Rs. 20, 000 every month
  • Bioinformatics
  • Food industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Research institutes
  • Water conservation

Institutes Offering B.Sc. - Forestry and Wood Technology

  • Beehive College of Management & Technology - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • BFIT Group of Institutions - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology - Bachelor Of Science in Forestry
  • Chhattisgarh University - Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources
  • Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • Rai Technology University - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • Sai Nath University - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Faculty of Agriculture - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • Sir Syed College - Bachelor of Science in Forestry and Wood Technology
  • University of Agricultural Sciences - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • Uttaranchal Institute of Technology - Bachelor of Science in Forestry


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