Forest Manager

The objective of a Forest Manager is to fulfill the growing need for managing human resource in the area of Forest, Environment, Natural Resources Management and allied sectors. 

They maintain and manage various issues associated with woodland areas, such as commercial interests, biodiversity and public access.


Career Option

  • •Research Forester/Arborist •Environmental Consultant •Forest Resource Administrator •Forestry Technician •Conservation Biology ( Soil
  • Plant
  • Hydrology ) etc •Environment Protection Specialist •Land Investment Analyst •Nursery/Greenhouse Manager •Insect and Disease Management •Professor

Top Colleges In India

  • Indian Institute of Forest Management , Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
  • Maya Institute of Agriculture and Technology, Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
  • College of Horticulture and Forestry, Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh)
  • Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
  • University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore (Karnataka)
  • Doon College of Agriculture and Sciences, Dehradun (Karnataka)
  • Navsari Agriculture University, Navsari (Gujarat)
  • School of Forestry and Environment : Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS), Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Dolphin (PG) Institute of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
  • Chaudhary Charan Singh (CCS) Haryana Agricultural University : College of Agriculture, Hisar (Haryana)

Courses to be pursued

  • •B. Sc and M. Sc in Forestry •B. Sc and M. Sc in Wildlife •B. Sc in Tree Improvement and Genetic Resources •B. Sc Honors in Forestry •M. Sc in Wood Science and Technology •M. Sc in Agro forestry •M. Sc in Forest Products •M. Sc in Wildlife Sciences

Working Condition

Personal Skill

  • •Fitness – Forest Managers need to work in all seasons and all weather conditions. •Working alone- The working environment of a Forest Manager is usually in remote and isolated areas having a central office or base. •Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself
  • other individuals
  • or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. •Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. •Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions
  • operations
  • and the environment will affect outcomes. •Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products
  • services
  • or processes to evaluate quality or performance. •Management of Material Resources - Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment
  • facilities
  • and materials needed to do certain work. •Management of Financial Resources - Determining how money will be spent to get the work done
  • and accounting for these expenditures.

Educational Qualification

  • •PG Diploma in Forest Management (PFM) •M. Phil in National Resource Management (MRM) •Fellow Program in Management (FPM) which is equivalent to P. HD •Other Management Development Programs
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