Admission Announcement 2008

Forest Research Institute University -Admission Announcement 2008

Forest Research Institute University Dehra Dun 248 195 (Under Sec 3 of the UGC Act 1956, vide notification No.F9-25/89-U.3 dated 6.12.1991)

Admission Announcement 2008

I) Master of Science, Post Masters Diploma & PG Diploma Courses:

Issue of Application forms starts on: 15th January, 2008

Last date for issue of application forms by post: 20 March, 2008

Last date for issue of application forms from Institute?s/ Bank counter: 31st March, 2008

Last date for receiving completed application forms: 7th April, 2008

Date of admission test: 18th May, 2008

The dates may be changed at the discretion of the University authorities.

a) M. Sc Forestry (25 Seats)

Eligibility: three years Bachelor?s degree in science with at least one of the subjects namely Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology or a Bachelor?s degree in Agriculture of Forestry.

b) M. Sc Wood Science & Technology (25 Seats):

Eligibility: Three years Bachelor?s degree with Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry, or B. Sc Degree in Forestry.

c) M. Sc Environment Management (25 Seats):

Eligibility: Three Years bachelor?s degree in any branch of basic or applied sciences or Bachelor?s Degree in Forestry or Agriculture or BE/ B. Tech in Environment Science.

d) Post Masters Diploma in Natural Resource Management (15 Seats) (1 year duration):

Eligibility: M. Sc in any discipline.

e) Post Masters Diploma in Non Wood Forest Product (22 Seats) (1 Year duration):

Eligibility: M. Sc in Botany, Zoology, Forestry, Chemistry.

f) PG Diploma in Pulp & Paper Technology (10 Seats) (1 Year duration):

Eligibility: B. Sc in Science with Chemistry as one of the subjects.

II) Percentage of Marks (in the qualifying examination):

Candidates having 50% or above marks in general category and 45% marks for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes may apply.

III) Centres of Examination:

1) Dehra Dun, 2) Jabalpur, 3) Bangalore, 4) Kolkata, 5) Chandigarh, 6) Delhi, 7) Lucknow, 8) Jodhpur, 9) Shimla, 10) Ranchi, 11) Coimbatore and 12) Jorhat.

IV) Reservation:

Out of the above following seats are reserved for (a) SC/ST: 15% and 7.5% respectively, (b) Reservation to OBC: will be provided as per the policy of GOI, (c) Handicapped (without mobility restriction & partial deafness): One seat in two courses M. Sc Forestry, M. Sc Environment Management, (d) ICFRE Employee: 5 seats in each M. Sc Environment Management & PMD Natural Resource Management courses only.

V) How to Apply:

Information Bulletin and application form can be obtained by post by submitting a Bank Draft for Rs.600/- (Rupees Six hundred only) payable at Dehradun in favour of Registrar, FRI University, P.O.I.P.E, Kaulagarh Road, Dehradun ? 248 195.

Application Forms will also be available from the counter of the Union Bank of India (FRI branch, Dehra Dun). For details please refer to the ?Information Bulletin 2008?. A candidate who wants to apply for two or more courses has to fill up separate form for each course. application forms may also be downloaded from the

Forest Research Institute University -Admission Announcement 2008