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College of Forestry
Year Founded : 1986
Affiliation : Kerala Agriculture University
Contact No : 0487 - 2370050, 2371018
Email : adforestry@kau.in
Website : www.forestry.kau.edu
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College of Forestry, Thrissur  was established in 1986. The college is affiliated under the Kerala Agricultural University. This is the only institution accredited by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi for teaching tropical forestry in the state of Kerala, India. The college was established at Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) with the mandate of developing human resource required in the field of forestry such as Silviculture, agro forestry , forest management, tree breeding, wildlife, wood science and other related areas. The main goal of the institute is to train professionals in forestry so that they can take up the challenges for the conservation and sustainable management of natural resources of the country in an effective manner.

 
The major objective of the college is to provide education in forest science besides undertaking research on basic and applied aspects of tropical forestry. The mission of the college is to carry out research in basic and applied aspects of forestry to solve the existing problems of the region and also to make forestry a viable commercial enterprise. The college offers both Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degree programmes in forestry, besides offering special consultancy services in forestry and natural resources. The college  is rated as one of the leading centres of education, research and extension in tropical forestry in the whole country, due to its innovative way and infrastructure that is unparalleled in the forestry training scenario of the state
 
Campus of College of Forestry-
 
The College of Forestry is located in the main campus of the Kerala Agricultural University at Vellanikkara, about 10 km east of Thrissur. The College is set in a sprawling 126 acre greenery, nestled in the hills that make up the Western Ghats part of Thrissur district. It is very near to the Peechi – Vazhani wildlife sanctuary. The College is strategically located in terms of its nearness to the academic and research institutions of not only KAU, but also of other internationally reputed institutes.
 
Facilities at  College of Forestry-
 
  • Placement Cell
  • Sports & Games
  • Library
  • Hostels
  • Range Training Programs
  • Seminar Hall
  • Workshop
  • Museum
  • Nursery

 

Departments at College of Forestry-

 

  • Department of Silviculture and Agro forestry
  • Department of Forest Management and Utilization
  • Department of Tree Physiology and Breeding
  • Department of Wood Science
  • Department of Wildlife Science

 

Placement at College of Forestry-
 
A placement-cum-training cell is functioning in the college under the guidance of a placement officer. Bio data of the graduates and post graduates are collected and send to needy entrepreneurs and companies for placement. Series of seminars and training are being conducted under the auspicious of this cell to train and equip the students for campus recruitment. A good number of students have secured fellowships and placements in different parts of the country and abroad utilizing this facility.
Courses
Bachelor of Science in Forestry
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Category : Forestry
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

The College offers a four-year degree programme in Forestry. The primary emphasis of this programme is to impart theoretical and practical knowledge in all the areas forest ecosystem dynamics, production and protection forestry, dendrology, wildlife, social and agroforestry, forest management, tree physiology and genetics, environmental management, wood science and allied aspects.The course is offered under the course-credit system over a period of eight semesters, the final semester being entirely set apart for off-campus training programmes. The number of seats available for the course is 15. Admsission is open to both boys and girls qualified in the entrance examination conducted by the Government of Kerala.

Master of Science in Forestry
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Category : Forestry
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. (Forestry) is a two year programme (4 semesters) with opportunities of specialisation in three disciplines of forestry viz., Silviculture and Agroforestry, Tree Physiology and Breeding and Wildlife Science. The curriculum comprises of course work and independent research work leading to the submission of a thesis. The areas of research for the students include silviculture, seed technology, agroforestry, tree physiology, tree genetics, tree breeding, tree tissue culture, forest management, wood science, wildlife etc. The number of seats available for this course is 9 and admission is through the entrance test conducted by the University. M.Sc. (Forestry) Specialization is offered in the following fields :- Silviculture and Agroforestry Tree Physiology and Breeding Forest Management and Utilization Wildlife sciences

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Name : College of Forestry
Location : KAU P. O.
Thrissur
City : Vellanikkara
State : Kerala
Country : India
Contact No : 0487 - 2370050, 2371018
Contact Email : adforestry@kau.in
Website : www.forestry.kau.edu   
Courses
Bachelor of Science in Forestry
View Program Details
Category : Forestry
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

The College offers a four-year degree programme in Forestry. The primary emphasis of this programme is to impart theoretical and practical knowledge in all the areas forest ecosystem dynamics, production and protection forestry, dendrology, wildlife, social and agroforestry, forest management, tree physiology and genetics, environmental management, wood science and allied aspects.The course is offered under the course-credit system over a period of eight semesters, the final semester being entirely set apart for off-campus training programmes. The number of seats available for the course is 15. Admsission is open to both boys and girls qualified in the entrance examination conducted by the Government of Kerala.

Master of Science in Forestry
View Program Details
Category : Forestry
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. (Forestry) is a two year programme (4 semesters) with opportunities of specialisation in three disciplines of forestry viz., Silviculture and Agroforestry, Tree Physiology and Breeding and Wildlife Science. The curriculum comprises of course work and independent research work leading to the submission of a thesis. The areas of research for the students include silviculture, seed technology, agroforestry, tree physiology, tree genetics, tree breeding, tree tissue culture, forest management, wood science, wildlife etc. The number of seats available for this course is 9 and admission is through the entrance test conducted by the University. M.Sc. (Forestry) Specialization is offered in the following fields :- Silviculture and Agroforestry Tree Physiology and Breeding Forest Management and Utilization Wildlife sciences

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Name : College of Forestry
Location : KAU P. O.
Thrissur
City : Vellanikkara
State : Kerala
Country : India
Contact No : 0487 - 2370050, 2371018
Contact Email : adforestry@kau.in
Website : www.forestry.kau.edu   
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