B.Sc. Forestry

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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. jobs requirements, Scientist in different departments, Banks, Forest Range Officers, Zoo curators, Wild life research, Forest conservation, Research in reputed institutes like ICFRE (Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education), M.Sc. & Ph.D. if interested in academics, preparing for Indian Forest Service examinations and entrepreneurship development in forest based fields etc.


  • Dehradun - A Safe, Beautiful & Cosmopolitan Education City.
  • Students from 23 States & 5 Countries on campus.
  • Degree from Govt. Universities.
  • Multiple Placements for all.
  • Impressive scholarship schemes for meritorious students.
  • Possibilities of International Exposure.
  • Separate in campus Girls & Boys hostels with Modern Sporting & Gym facilities.
  • Happening campus life with a variety of sports and cultural events.

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Life @ DBS BSc Forestry

Why B.Sc. Forestry at DBS School of Agriculture and Allied Sciences

  • No capitation fee.
  • Scholarships up to 50% in tuition fee for meritorious students.
  • Course structure as per ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) approved syllabus.
  • UGC recognized / Affiliated with Govt. University. Graduated students are eligible for employment anywhere in the country and abroad.
  • Fine tuned with the industrial and Govt. jobs requirements.
  • Highly experienced well qualified (Doctorates) from institutes of repute, engaged in consultancy, research and publication to add immense value to academic life.
  • Forest inventory & socio economic surveys, wild life habitat studies, attachment with state forest department and forest based industries etc for making the students versatile for industry.
  • Experiential Learning Activities: Students are exposed to Commercial farms to know-how that create an opportunity for students to engage and tone up their endurance, confidence and management skills.
  • Innovative Pedagogy :  Emphasis on case studies and inter-personal based teaching to develop skills in analytical thinking and reflective judgment by reading and discussing complex, real-life scenarios.
  • Well equipped Labs with necessary field equipments and research facilities for demonstration and independent project work.
  • Opportunity for inter personal development by having association with MBA and PGDM students from India & abroad.

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Forestry graduates from DBS have ample opportunities like, Forest Range Officers, Zoo curators, Wild life research, Forest conservation. Research opportunities in reputed institutes like ICFRE (Indian council of Forestry Research & Education), ICAR, M.Sc. & Ph.D., are also available. If interested in academics, preparing for Indian Forest Service examinations and entrepreneurship development in forest based fields are the other lucrative options.

For more details on placements click here.


Must have passed 10+2 (Science stream) with 50 % (Science stream)

Course Structure

Semester 1
  • Fundamentals of Geology and Soil Science
  • Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Introductory Botany
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Principles of Plant physiology
  • Structural Grammar and Spoken English (NC)
  • Elementary Statistic and Computer Application
  • Chemistry and Fertility of Soils
Semester 2
  • Ethnobotany
  • Fundamentals of Horticulture
  • Fundamental of Extension Education
  • Agrometeorology
  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Semester 3
  • Forest Engineering & Survey
  • Wood  Anatomy
  • Logging and Ergonomics
  • Soil Survey, Remote Sensing  & Watershed Development
  • Forest Mensuration
  • Introductory Forest Economics
  • Tree Physiology
  • Tree Seed Technology

Semester 4
  • Principles and Practices of Silviculture
  • Wood Science and Technology
  • Wood Products & Utilization
  • Silviculture of Indian Trees
  • Nursery Management & Commercial Forestry
  • Fundamentals of Wild Life
  • Forest Pathology
  • Forest Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation
Semester 5
  • Fundamental Forest Business Managements
  • Dendrology
  • Rangeland Management
  • Silvicultural Systems
  • Plantation Forestry
  • World Forestry Systems
  • Wild life Management
  • Experimental techniques in Forestry
  • Tribalogy and Anthropology
Semester 6
  • Forest Management, Policy and Legislation
  • Principles and Methods of Tree Improvement
  • Utilization of Non-timber Forest Products
  • Agroforestry Systems and Management
  • Forest Entomology and Nematology
  • Entrepreneurship Development and Communication Skills
  • Marketing and Trade of Forest Produce
  • Principles of Forest Economics,
  • Project Planning and Evaluation

Semester 7 & 8
  • Project work

Admission Process

  1. Admissions in above Under Graduate Courses is on the basis of merit of Class XII marks and personal interview.
  2. You may fill the registration form available on the website and pay Rs. 1000/- on line as the registration fees.

    Alternatively: You may download the registration form from our website www.doonbusinessschool.com and fill the same, attach a Demand Draft of Rs.1000/-  drawn in favour of Doon Business School payable at Dehradun.  And send the same at Doon Business School, 122 mi, Selaqui, Dehradun. On the receipt of the duly filled registration form the institute will inform the date of PI and nearest location as per the preference filled by you through email or telephonically.
  3. On the date of scheduled interview the student shall report at the venue on time, wherein briefing of the institute, rules and regulations etc shall be given to the students. The students should carry the following documents along with the following certificates in original for verification:

    • 8 passport size photographs
    • Character certificate from the last  school attended
    • 10th class marks sheet & pass certificate
    • 12th class marks sheet & pass certificate
    • Two sets of photocopies of all the above documents.
    • Copies of extracurricular / sports or any other major achievement done on basis of which additional consideration is being made.

    Upon verification of the above documents, the candidates shall appear for their Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
  4. If any of the above mentioned documents are not available, then the admission given shall be provisional basis unless submitted. The required documents will have to be submitted latest by 30th October 2016.
  5. The merit list is drawn on the basis of weightage as under
    Class 12 %  - 50%
    Personal Interveiw - 50%

    A merit list will be drawn on the basis of above. Those shortlisted ,an offer / short listing letter will be sent to them.
  6. Students confirmed for admission shall have to deposit the balance fees for the first year within next 30 days of confirmation of admission.

    Those students wishing to avail a bank loan and requiring extra time shall make a request within 3 weeks of confirmation of admission. Additional time to deposit the fee for 30 days or as deemed fit by the Director through a bank loan will be granted only on an additional payment of Rs. 10000/- with an undertaking that in case the fees is not deposited till the due date, the seat may be allotted to another candidate.

    In case of sanction of higher loan amounts, the balance will be refunded to the students.


Expected Cost of B.Sc (Agri/Horticulture/Forestry)
program at
Doon Business School : 2017-21

Bank loan purpose only
FEES Ist Sem 2nd Sem 3rd Sem 4th Sem 5th Sem 6th Sem 7th Sem 8th Sem
Admission Fees (Non Refundable) 10,000              
Tution Fees 29,500 29,500 32,000 32,000 34,500 34,500 37,000 37,000
Security (Refundable)     7,500          
Study Trip & Manali Trip         10,000      
CDC Training             5,000  
TOTAL 39,500 29,500 39,500 32,000 44,500 34,500 42,000 37,000

Scholarships (Based on Class XII Marks): Scholarship % = Marks obtained in Class XII - 60. e.g. If a student get 85% marks in class XII. He/she will get (85-60)% : 25 % Scholarship in tution fees every semester and 50% Scholarship to all students whose scores a minimum of 90% marks in class XII on Tution Fees.

Other Incidental Optional Charges  
Charges for Uniform Dress Camp 7,900
Book Bank (for all Eight Semesters) EET Library 5,000
University Exam Fees As applicable from university (Approx 2500 per sem)
Hostel Fees including Boarding & Lodging for the Academic Session 2017-18 (per annum)
Admission Fees One Time 7,500

Two Seater with attached washroom w/o balcony/

Three Seater with attached washroom

Three Seater with common washroom/

Chummery Accommodation attached washroom/





  Laundry Charges (Compulsory) 2,500
In case of students do not have their local guardian, a medical insurance policy will be taken by the institute 2,000