MSc Forestry

MSc Forestry

Masters
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2 years
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  • Fee:NPR 84,000 to 158,000

M.Sc in Forestry of Agriculture and Forestry University is a two years program. A total of 44 students are enrolled each year. 

 

Eligibility

Applicant must have cleared Bachelor in Forestry or equivalent. The minimum schooling year required to be eligible is 16 years (10+2+4).

Basis of admission

The merit list for admissions will be published according to the merit list prepared by giving 90% weightage to the entrance exam and 10% weightage to the marks obtained at the graduation level. The pass percentage of the entrance exam will be 40%.

The entrance examination question paper will be prepared with 90 questions in the following subjects from the undergraduate course.  All the questions will be of multiple choice objective type, for which 70 minutes will be given. The subjects and number of questions to be included in the entrance exam will be as follows.

(a) Silviculture - 10
(b) Forest Management - 10
(c) Forest Ecology - 5
(d) Agroforestry-5
(e) Forest Protection - 5
(f) Community Forestry- 10
(g) Soil Conservation - 10
(h) Forest Utilization - 10
(i) Watershed Management - 5
(j) Wildlife and Planning and Management of National Parks and Protected Areas - 10
(k) Forest Mensuration, Biometrics, and Research - 10

View Detailed Syllabus of M.Sc Forestry Entrance Examination 

Admission Quota Details:

Students' enrollment in MSc Forestry will be based on merit

  • Subsidized Student: 4
  • Full Pay Student: 29
  • Ministry of Forestry and Environment (Sponsored Student): 3
  • UDF (Merit Student): 8

M.Sc Forestry Fee for the Academic Year (2079-2080)

Competitive subsidized student Fee (NRs):

  • Admission Fee: 15000 (one-time payment)
  • Semester Fee: 5000/Semester
  • Tuition Fee: 1000/credit hr
  • Total fee with minimum required credit hours: NRs.84000.00

Competitive full pay student Fee (NRS):

  • Admission Fee: 20000 (one-time payment) Semester Fee: 10000/Semester
  • Tuition Fee: 2000/credit hr
  • Total fee with minimum required credit hours: NRs.158000.00

Ministry of Forest & Environment (Sponsored student Fee)/ UDF (Merit student Fee) (NRS):

  • Admission Fee: 25000 (one-time payment)
  • Semester Fee: 10000/Semester
  • Tuition Fee: 5000/credit hr
  • Total fee with minimum required credit hours: NRs.310000.00

Sponsored Foreign student Fee (US $):

  • Admission Fee: 500 (one-time payment) Semester Fee: 500/Semester
  • Tuition Fee: 100/credit hr
  • Total fee with minimum required credit hours: US$7400.00

Others

  • Registration Fee: Rs.750.00 (one-time payment)
  • Exam Fee: Rs.1100/Semester

Curricular Structure

Common courses

SN

C Code

Title

Th

 

Pr

Total

Suggestions

1

BOT601

Advanced Biotechnology

2

+

0

1

 

2

BOT602

Cell and Molecular Biology

2

+

2

3

 

3

BOT603

Genetic Engineering

2

+

0

0

 

4

BOT604

Genomics and Proteomics

1

+

2

1

 

5

BOT605

Advanced Biochemistry

2

+

1

0

 

6

BOT606

Research Methodology & Technical Writing

1

+

3

1

 

7

BOT607

Biodiversity, Biosafety and Bioethics

1

+

1

1

 

8

BOT608

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

2

+

2

3

 
   

Total

     

17

SN

C Code

Title

Th

 

Pr

Total

Remarks

1

PBT601

Tissue Culture and Molecular Farming

1

+

1

2

 

2

PBT602

Genetic Variation and Modification

2

+

0

2

 

3

PBT608

Advances in Forest Biotechnology

2

+

1

3

 

4

PBT604

Molecular Markers and Resistance Breeding

1

+

1

2

 

5

PBT605

Applied Plant Molecular Biochemistry

1

+

1

2

 

6

PBT606

Plant Genetic Resources and Biotechnology

1

+

0

1

 

7

PBT609

Applied Wildlife Biotechnology

1

+

1

2

 

8

BOT699

M.Sc. Seminar

0

+

1

1

 

9

BOT700

M.Sc. Thesis

0

+

15

15

 
     

9

+

21

30