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Forest Research Institute - [FRI], Dehradun

Forest Research Institute - [FRI], Dehradun

Dehradun, Uttarakhand UGC Estd 1906 Deemed to be University

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Updated On - July 16th 2019 by SURBHI

Forest Research Institute (Deemed to be University) Dehradun is first to begin forest research in India. After independence, it was renamed as Forest Research Institute and Colleges. In 1988 FRI Dehradun was considered as one of the institutes under autonomous organizations ICFRE (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change- Government of India). The institute offers masters, diplomas and doctoral programs.

Campus

The FRI campus is situated in a green area spread over 450 hectares, with the backdrop of the outer Himalayas. Its main building is a national heritage that was inaugurated in 1929. Style by Gregg Greco in Roman Architecture Bloomfield consists of 2.5 equipped laboratories, library, plantations, printing presses and experimental areas for conducting wild research, anywhere in the world. They also have a museum which is a great tourist attraction.

FRI Objectives

  • Provides quality-education in various branches of forestry and environment.
  • Enables research and advancement knowledge in its campus.
  • Through its forestry extension programs, the college is creating consciousness about forest and environment.
  • Perform activities that are necessary and desirable in safeguarding the environment and protection of forests and wildlife. 

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Forest Research Institute Highlights

Established in

1906

Recognized by

UGC

Type of Institution

Deemed to be University (Government)

Location

Dehradun, Uttrakhand


Forest Research Institute Courses

Course Name

Eligibility

M.Sc. Forestry

B.Sc. with anyone compulsory subject as Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology / B.Sc. in Agriculture Or Forestry.

FRI M.Sc. Entrance Exam

M.Sc. Wood Science & Technology

B.Sc. PCM / B.Sc. Forestry

M.Sc. Environment Management

Bachelor’s in basic Or Applied Sciences/

B.Sc. in Agriculture Or Forestry / B.E. in Environmental Science

M.Sc. Cellulose & Paper Technology

B.Sc. with Chemistry as compulsory subject/ B.E. Or B.Tech. in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

P.M.D. Natural Resource Management

M.Sc. in any discipline

PG Diploma in Aroma Technology

B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the compulsory subjects

Ph.D. Forestry

At least 55% in M.Sc. (relevant discipline)

For direct admission: UGC-NET (JRF) / UGC-CSIR NET (JRF) / GATE in the previous 2 years is required

Admission Procedure:

  • Forms are made available at the Registrar’s office or by post at a payment of INR 1200, which has to be duly filled by the candidate.
  • Certificates must be attached properly along with the form to be posted well in time.
  • Candidates will be further shortlisted for an entrance test with negative marking. 50% for general and 45% for SC/ST are minimum qualifying marks.

The students will be notified of their results by post from the University and the list of shortlisted candidates for admission will be put up on the University’s Notice Board.

Check FRI Fee Structure

2 Years Full Time5/10
62,700
FIRST YEAR
FEES

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College Admission Reviews

Neha Meshram , Batch: M.Sc Forestry-2013

9.5/10

"FRI PG Entrance Test FRI is a Deemed University under ICFRE. They conduct their own entrance test for PG Admissions i dont remember about the Rank and Score.FRI is Best College in India for Forestry and Agricultural Courses thatswhy I opted for it."   Read More


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    College rating

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    9.5/10

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    Neha MeshramM.Sc ForestryBatch : 2013
    9.5
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    FRI The Best College and University In India to Perform Forestry and Agricultural Courses.

    Remarks -

    College is a Tourist Hub the Building and Infrastructure was built by British people have to purchase a ticket to see the Beauty of FRI.FRI is having rich and beautiful Flora and Fauna .


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    P.O. New Forest,
    Dehradun - 248006
    Uttarakhand , India

    2.32KmONGC Heliport airport

    0135-2755277 , 2752678

    Comments

    Comments


    3 Comments
    Sudeep Singh

    Plz tell me is any course is available in fri which training period is not more six month or 1 year and placement facility also available...

    29 Oct, 2018 22:53
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Sudeep, There are so many courses, as well as you can do better with your interest.

    30 Oct, 2018 11:51
    azeez

    i am studied in B.Sc agri final year i deserved admission M.Sc Agri

    12 Jul, 2017 00:10
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Azeez, Yes, you can apply for this course, please check the eligibility criteria of M.Sc (Agriculture) through this link: Admission Details

    12 Jul, 2017 19:06
    Ravikar singh

    sir could u plesase lemme know about the admission procedure of fri dehradun its eligibility criteria forms exams to appear etc

    22 Feb, 2017 17:03

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