Ordinance of FRI
Selection of Supervisor
Guidelines forsynopsis
Application form
Subject of study and qualification
Fee Structure
Course works
Thesis Format
Ph.D Awarded
Ph.D Pursuing
A candidate who meets the requirements mentioned above may select a field of study out of the following :
Sl. No. Discipline
(Subject of study)
Qualification for admission in Doctoral programme
1. Silviculture Post-graduate degree in Forestry, Agriculture or Botany
2. Forest Seed Tech. Post-graduate degree in Forestry, Agriculture or Botany
3. Forest Genetics Post-graduate degree in Botany, Agriculture or Forestry with specialization in Genetics
4. Forest Botany Post-graduate degree in Botany with specialization in Systematic Botany or Plant Physiology or Wood Anatomy Post-graduate degree in Agriculture with specialization in Plant Physiology
5. Forest Pathology Post-graduate degree in Botany, Forestry, Wood Science & Technology or Agriculture with specialization in Plant Pathology/Microbiology.
6. Forest Entomology Post-graduate degree in Forestry, Zoology with specialization in Entomology or Agriculture with specialization in Entomology
7. Soil Science Post-graduate degree in Chemistry, Microbiology Geology, Soil Science or Agriculture (with specialization in Agricultural Chemistry, Soil Science)
8. Forest Ecology & Environment Post-graduate degree in Biological/Life Science/Wildlife Science, Environment Management/Science or Forestry or Chemistry or M. Tech Environment Engineering
9. Forest Management Post-graduate degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Application, Agriculture Forestry, Forestry
10. Wood Science & Tech. Post graduate degree in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering or Botany with specialization in Wood Anatomy or Post Graduate Degree in Wood Science & Technology.
11. Chemistry of Forest Products Post-graduate degree in Organic Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry or Agricultural Chemistry, MD in Pharmacology or equivalent in Indian System of Medicine, Post Graduate degree in Pharmacology, Industrial Chemistry
12. Pulp & Paper Technology Post-graduate degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Paper Technology
13. Forestry Extension Post-graduate degree in Agriculture Extension, Forestry
14. Non Wood Forest Products (NWFP) Post Graduate degree in Botany/Forestry, Organic Chemistry, Agriculture with specialization in cultivation of medicinal plants, MD in Pharmacology or equivalent in Indian System of Medicine.
15. Forest Biotechnology Post Graduate degree in Biotechnology, Post  graduate degree in Life sciences with specialization in Biotechnology/ Post  Graduate degree in Biochemistry/Molecular biology/ Microbiology
16. Forest Bio informatics Post Graduate degree in Bio informatics or Post graduate degree in Forestry/Botany with minimum one year PG Diploma in Bio informatics from a recognized institution
17. Environment Management Post Graduate degree in Environment Management, Environmental Science, M.Tech. Environmental Engineering or Post Graduate degree in Chemistry with specialization in Environmental Chemistry.
18. Wildlife Science Post-graduate degree in Forestry/Wildlife Science/Zoology/Botany/Environmental Management or Postgraduate degree in any science subjects with recognized Postgraduate Diploma in Wildlife Management.
19. Forest Geo-informatics M. Tech in Remote Sensing & GIS or Post Graduate Degree in any science subject with Post Graduate Diploma in Remote Sensing/GIS from IIRS, Dehra Dun or Postgraduate degree in Geo-informatics.
20. Forest Hydrology Post Graduate Engineering Degree in Hydrology/Water Resource Engineering/Civil Engineering, Post Graduate Degree in Forestry, and Environment Management /Sciences with specialization in GIS/Remote Sensing/Watershed Management
21. Plant Physiology Post Graduate Degree in Plant Physiology, Post Graduate Degree in Botany with specialization in Plant Physiology.
22. Application of Information Technology in Forestry Post Graduate Degree in Forestry with at least one year P.G Diploma in Information Technology/Computer Science from recognized institution.
(Amended vide resolution no. 2 of Academic Council meeting held on 11.11.2005)