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BSc-Forestry -Scope and Eligibility

Oct. 20, 2016, 5:08 p.m.

B.Sc. Forestry - Stands for Bachelor of Science in Forestry. Typically, a B.Sc. is for three years, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate(10+2) in science. Forestry is the science and art of managing tree plantations, forests and related resources. Subjects studied under this degree are Wood Science and Technology, Agroforestry, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Forest Genetic Resources and Forest Biotechnology

Basic Eligibility

For admission in a bachelor’s degree program a student must pass higher secondary education or 10+2 with biology, chemistry and physics as the main subject and minimum of 55%-60% marks from any Institute/university. The duration of the program is of 3 years.

Job Prospects

After achieving a bachelor’s degree in botany, an individual can work as a biological technician, whereas a post graduate degree holder in botany makes him/her eligible for choosing a career in teaching or to take up research work in any well-known university.
Moreover, one can join any reputed organization as plant explorers, conservationists, ecologists, environment consultants, horticulturist, plant biochemist, nursery manager, genetics, molecular biologist, taxonomist, plant pathologist, environmental consultant and farming consultant.

Few job titles: -

  • Mycologist
  • Administrators
  • Ecologist
  • Fruit Growers
  • Plant Biochemist
  • Forester
  • Researchers


Few job sectors: -

  • Biotechnology Firms
  • Seed And Nursery Companies
  • Plant Resources Laboratory
  • Educational Institutions
  • Plant Health Inspection Services
  • Oil Industry
  • Arboretum
  • Forest Services
  • Land Management Agencies
  • National Parks
  • Chemical Industry
  • Food Companies
  • Biological Supply Houses


Pay package: -

Pay scale in this field is very high, but the pay scales varies for a botanist in the private and government sector. The pay scale depends on the factors such as qualification, designation, experience and skills of an individual. Those who want to start their career as a teacher or researcher can expect a salary ranging from Rs18,000 to Rs.20,000 per month.For those working in other sectors can initially earn a salary in between Rs.15,000 to Rs. 25,000 per month and the salary might reach up to Rs.80,000 per month depending on the above factors.

Institutes Offering B.Sc. - Forestry

Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
College of Agriculture - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
College of Forestry - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
College of Forestry - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
Dolphin (PG) Institute of Biomedical & Natural Sciences - Bachelor Of Science in Forestry
Doon (P.G.) College of Agriculture Science and Technology - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
Kerala Agricultural University - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
Mewar University - Bachelor of Science in Forestry(Hons)
Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology - Bachelor of Science in Forestry
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir - Bachelor of Science In Forestry
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore - Bachelor of Science in Forestry


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