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    FRI M.Sc. 2020 Dates(Postponed), Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

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    FRI entrance exam for MSc courses has been postponed due to lockdown amid COVID-19 pandemic. As per latest notification, The exam is likely to be held in last week of August 2020.  FRI Entrance exam was previously scheduled to be held on May 10, 2020, Revised dates will be announced soon. FRI M.Sc is a national level exam conducted by Forest Research Institute Dehradun for admission to M.Sc Programs in Forestry, Wood Science and Technology, Environment Management and Cellulose and Paper Technology. FRI M.Sc. 2020 will be conducted in offline mode. 

    Latest: FRI Entrance Exam 2020 for M.Sc courses will be held in online proctored mode. candidates can appear for the exam from their home. Read more

    • FRI MSc Application window was extended till May 26, 2020.
    • The application forms for the exam is available from January 20, 2020. 
    • Application fee for FRI M.Sc. 2020 Registration is expected to be INR 1200.
    • FRI M.Sc. will be conducted in the12 cities across the country. 
    • The test centers for the exam are Dehradun, Delhi, Jabalpur, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Ranchi, Lucknow, Jodhpur, Shimla, Coimbatore and Jorhat. 


    FRI M.Sc. 2020 Highlights

    Following table highlights the overview FRI M.Sc. Entrance Exam 2020

    Name of Conducting AuthorityForest Research Institute Dehradun
    Exam LevelNational
    Official sitefri.icfre.gov.in
    Exam ModeOffline
    Mode of ApplicationOffline

    FRI M.Sc. 2020 Exam Dates

    Below given are the tentative dates related to FRI M.Sc. 2020. 

    EventsDates
    Application Form Start January 20, 2020
    Last Date for receiving completed application forms along with DDMay 26, 2020
    Last Date for issue of the application form at Institute/bank counterMay 30, 2020
    Availability of Admit CardTo be announced
    Forest Research Institute entrance exam May 10, 2020 (Postponed)

    FRI M.Sc. 2020 Eligibility Criteria

    Candidates must satisfy FRI M.Sc. 2020 eligibility criteria to successfully apply for the entrance test. The detailed FRI M.Sc. 2020 eligibility is given below:

    • Category wise Education Qualification: The General candidate must have secured 50 % marks and Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe must score 45% marks to be eligible to apply.
    • Age Limit for In-service Candidate: The maximum age limit in respect of in-service candidate to M.Sc. Environment Management course shall be 50 years. The age shall be reckoned as on July 31, 2020, and no further relaxation will be given.
    • Citizenship: Those candidates whose nationality is Indian or any Foreign country citizen are eligible to apply for FRI M.sc course.
    • M.sc. Branch wise  Eligibility:
    1. For M.Sc. Forestry: 3 years Bachelor’s degree in Science with at least one subject studied in Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Maths, Physics, Zoology and Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or Forestry.
    2. For M.Sc. Wood Science and Technology: B.Sc. degree in Forestry, 3 year’s Bachelor’s degree with Physics, Maths, and Chemistry.
    3. For M.Sc. Environment Management: 3 year’s Bachelor degree in any branch of Basic or Applied Science or Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or Agriculture or B.E/B. tech in Environment Science.
    4. For M.Sc. Cellulose and Paper Technology: 3 year’s Bachelor degree in science with Chemistry as one of the subjects or B.E/B. Tech. (Chemical or Mechanical engineering).

    How to Apply for FRI MSc 2020?

    Students have to fill FRI MSc Application Form till May 26, 2020, and send it by post. The steps to apply for FRI M.Sc. 2020 are given below:

    Step 1-Filling of FRI M.Sc. 2020 Application Form:

    Candidates are required to provide the following personal and academic details:

    • Full Name (as per Class X Board examination certificate)
    • Date of birth (as per Class X Board examination certificate)
    • Gender
    • Category (GEN/OBC/SC/ST)
    • Whether belonging to PD category.
    • Year of passing Class XII
    • Name of parent/guardian
    • Address for communication
    • PIN code
    • Phone/ Mobile Number
    • Email address

    Step 2- Fee Payment of FRI M.Sc. 2020:

    • The application form can be sent by post on payment of Rs. 1200/- through bank draft is drawn in favor of “The Registrar, Forest Research Institute University” payable at Dehra Dun, P.O.I.P.E., Kaulagarh Road, Dehradun–248 195.
    • A candidate who wants to apply for two or more courses has to fill up separate form fee at Rs. 1200/- for each course.

    Step 3- Submission of FRI M.Sc. 2020 Application form: Applications for admission in FRI MSc 2020 will be sent by post on the following address:

    The Registrar,

    Kaulagarh Road,
    Forest Research Institute University,
    Dehradun, P.O.I.P.E., Kaulagarh Road, Dehradun–248 195.


    FRI M.Sc. Admit Card 2020

    Candidates who will successfully register themselves for the exam will be able to download the admit card. FRI M.Sc. 2020Admit card containing center code and roll number will be mailed to the applicant by the third week of June 2020.

    If a student has lost his FRI M.Sc. 2020 Admit Card or they may have not received it then duplicate admit cards can be obtained from the center superintendent of their exam center. Another option to take admit card is to reach directly on the Registrar office, FRI University, Dehra Dun on any working days during working hours.

    After that duplicate admit card will be an issue after payment with a bank draft of Rs. 50/- and a photograph must stick on admission test application form 2020.


    FRI M.Sc. 2020 Test Centres

    Following are the State-wise exam centers in respective cities for FRI M.Sc. 2020 Dehradun Entrance Exam:

    StateCity
    KarnatakaBangalore
    PunjabChandigarh
    Tamil NaduCoimbatore
    UttarakhandDehradun
    DelhiDelhi
    Madhya PradeshJabalpur
    RajasthanJodhpur
    AssamJorhat
    West BengalKolkata
    Uttar PradeshLucknow
    JharkhandRanchi
    Himachal PradeshShimla

    FRI M.Sc. 2020 Exam Pattern

    According to FRI M.sc 2020 Exam Pattern, the exam will consist of multiple-choice questions. The duration of the entrance test is 3 hours.

    • FRI M.sc 2020 is an offline exam.
    • Candidates have to answer using blue/black point only.
    • Each question will be followed by 4 alternative answers. The candidate is required to select the one which he/she feels is a correct answer out of 4 options.
    • There will be negative marking for the wrong answer to the extent of one-fourth (¼) of the marks allotted to the questions. 

    FRI M.Sc. 2020 is grouped under the following four sections:

    SectionsNumber of QuestionsSuggested Time
    Basic Sciences including Social Science100---
    Arithmetic and Quantitative abilities, Computational ability, Quantitative reasoning, Interpretation of Tables, Graphs, etc.403 Hours
    General Knowledge and Current Affairs30---
    English Language, Comprehension, Vocabulary, Grammar, Idioms, etc.30---

    FRI M.Sc. 2020 Syllabus

    FRI M.Sc. 2020 Syllabus is divided into Sections A and B for Paper 1 and 2. The detailed syllabus for FRI M.Sc. 2020 is given below:

    FRI Dehradun Entrance Exam common syllabus:

    • Basic Sciences including Social Science
    • Arithmetic and Quantitative abilities, Computational ability, Quantitative reasoning, Interpretation of Tables, Graphs, etc.
    • General Knowledge and Current Affairs.
    • English Language, Comprehension, Vocabulary, Grammar, Idioms, etc.

    PAPER- I

    Section A

    The syllabus covered in Section A consists of the following topics:

    • General Silvi cultural Principles
    • Silviculture Systems
    • Silviculture of Trees

    Section B
    The syllabus covered in Section B consists of the following topics:

    • Agroforestry
    • Social Forestry
    • Joint Forest Management and Tribology
    • Forest Soils, Soil Conservation and Watershed management

    PAPER-II

    Section A

    • Forest Management and Management System
    • Forest Working Plan
    • Forest Mensuration and Remote Sensing modeling
    • Surveying and Forest Engineering

    Section B

    • Forest Ecology and Ethnobotany
    • Forest ecology
    • Forest Resources and Utilization
    • Environmentally sound forest harvesting practices
    • Need and importance of wood seasoning and preservation
    • Forest Protection & Wildlife Biology
    • Forest Economics and Legislation

    FRI M.Sc. Result 2020

    FRI MSc. result will release the last week of June at the official website. A merit list of candidates including a waiting list is made on the basis of aggregate marks secured in the written test. Candidates will be selected in order of merit in all the categories.

    Steps to check FRI M.Sc. Result 2020 are given below:

    • Visit the official website.
    • Click on the link “M.Sc Entrance Test Result”.
    • FRI M.Sc. Result 2020 will be given in the form of Merit List.
    • Separate FRI M.Sc. 2020 Merit List will be declared for different categories.

    FRI M.Sc. 2020Total Seats:

    • M.Sc. Forestry (Duration: 2 years); Seats: 38 (for Indian) & 02 (for Foreign Nationals).
    • M.Sc. Wood Science & Tech (Duration: 2 years); Seats: 38 (for Indian) & 02 (for Foreign Nationals).
    • M.Sc. Environment Mgmt. (Duration: 2 years); Seats: 38 (for Indian) & 02 (for Foreign Nationals).
    • M.Sc. Cellulose & Paper Technology (Duration: 2 years); Seats: 20 (for Indian).

    FRI M.Sc. 2020 Counselling

    Admission fees have to be paid at the time of FRI M.Sc. 2020 counseling otherwise the seat will be offered to the next candidate. If a selected candidate does not join by the given date or if no addition has been asked for and decided by the University then admission will go to be canceled automatically and the seat will be offered to the next applicant in the waiting list.

    Preference will be given to those applicants who have a higher percentage of aggregate marks in the qualifying exam. If an applicant has an equal percentage of aggregate marks in the qualifying exam then they will be given preference for higher % in graduation.

    Following is the list of Documents which applicants have to take at the time of counselling of FRI M.Sc. 2020:

    • Transfer Certificate
    • Migration Certificate
    • High School Certificate/equivalent Certificate and Mark sheet.
    • Intermediate Certificate/equivalent Certificate and Mark sheet.
    • B.Sc. degree and Mark sheets of all the three yrs.
    • Admission Test admits card issue from the FRI office.
    • SC/ST category certificate on the basis of which reservation will claim.
    • Physically Handicapped certificate from Civil Surgeon or C.M.O.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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      shuvendra mishra

      Online application paper available nhi h ? Addmission form ke liye aana pdega ?

      18 Feb, 2020 00:20
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      Shobhna Chaturvedi

      Hi Shuvendra, application process for this exam is completely offline. Thus, you will have to collect the application form from campus only.

      18 Feb, 2020 18:01
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      Bindu Raj

      is there any certificates or marks cards should be attached along with the fillied application form and what is the process to get the application form

      07 Feb, 2020 10:32
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      Shobhna Chaturvedi

      Hi Bindu, application forms can e directly purchased from Registrar Office of the University or from Union Bank branch of FRI branch. Following is the list of the documents that is to be attached with the application form and sent to university's address:

      1. Proof of Date of Birth
      2. Matriculation or Equivalent Certificate and mark sheet
      3. Pre-University examination Certificate, Mark sheet if applicable
      4. Higher Secondary Examination Certificate, Mark sheet applicable
      5. Intermediate examination certificate Mark sheet if applicable
      6. Bachelor’s Certificate and Mark sheet
      7. Master’s Degree Certificate and Mark sheet (In case of application for post-graduate diploma course)

      07 Feb, 2020 11:27
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      Vidhi Sharma

      What does paper 1 and paper 2 refer to ?

      20 Dec, 2019 12:05
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      Shobhna Chaturvedi

      Hi Vidhi, the entrance exam is divided into two parts: Paper 1 and Paper 2. You can check the syllabus of it in detail from below:

      Part 1:

      The syllabus covered in Section A consists of the following topics:

      • General Silvi cultural Principles
      • Silviculture Systems
      • Silviculture of Trees

      Section B
      The syllabus covered in Section B consists of the following topics:

      • Agroforestry
      • Social Forestry
      • Joint Forest Management and Tribology
      • Forest Soils, Soil Conservation and Watershed management

      Part 2

      Section A

      • Forest Management and Management System
      • Forest Working Plan
      • Forest Mensuration and Remote Sensing modeling
      • Surveying and Forest Engineering

      Section B

      • Forest Ecology and Ethnobotany
      • Forest ecology
      • Forest Resources and Utilization
      • Environmentally sound forest harvesting practices
      • Need and importance of wood seasoning and preservation
      • Forest Protection & Wildlife Biology
      • Forest Economics and Legislation

      20 Dec, 2019 12:38
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      Naman Sharma

      I'm in 3rd year bsc cbz can I appear for exam

      04 Jan, 2019 22:46
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      Akansha Expert

      Hi Naman, Yes You can appear the entrance exam i.e. The General candidate must have secured 50 % marks and Scheduled Caste or Schedule Tribe must score 45% marks to be eligible to apply.

      05 Jan, 2019 16:23
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      shivam dubey

      M.sc. me addmition ke liye b.sc. me kitna % hona chahiye

      03 Oct, 2018 00:20
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      Akansha Expert

      Hi Shivam, The General candidate must have secured 50 % marks and Scheduled Caste or Schedule Tribe must score 45% marks to be eligible to apply.

      03 Oct, 2018 13:03
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      Kumari shilpi

      what are the jobs offered after doing MSC in foresty ?

      01 Jun, 2018 00:20
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      Garima Bansal

      Hi Shilpi, To check what are the job opportunities after doing MSC forestry course you can check this link:- Scope

      05 Jun, 2018 16:44
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      Barkha Kumari

      Is there any good placement in M.sc environment management also??

      24 Mar, 2018 19:05
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      Bhawna Vedwal

      To get information regarding placement candidate should contact exam authorities

      04 Jun, 2018 18:39
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      ANJU VAVA ABRAHAM

      Sir,I studied in bsc botany .I had only obtained 67%of mark.if any possibility for me to apply FRI entrance exam for msc forestry ?

      06 Mar, 2018 14:46
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      Bhawna Vedwal

      Eligibility Criteria to Pursue M.Sc Forestry -3 years Bachelor’s degree in Science with at least one subject studied in Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Maths, Physics, Zoology and Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or Forestry.

      28 May, 2018 14:40
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      Pooja singh

      Sir FRI ka form kaha se milega or isko fill karne k liye kitne step h?

      10 Feb, 2018 00:20
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      Sakshi Garg Expert

      Hi Pooja, To get information regarding the application process of FRI exam through this link: FRI Application Procedure

      12 Feb, 2018 17:25
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      Debasish Das

      You had written that ' Msc Environment management: 3 years of bachelor's degree in basic'. Is it means to any Bsc degree?

      08 Nov, 2017 10:06
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      Bhawna Vedwal

      Hello Debasish , For M.Sc. Environment management candidates should have 3 year’s Bachelor degree in any branch of Basic or Applied Science or Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or Agriculture or B.E/B. tech in Environment Science.

      14 May, 2018 15:28

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