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Forest and Environmental Management

Forest Management is a branch of forestry concerned with the overall administrative, economic, legal and social aspects and with the essentially scientific and technical aspects. Forest Management also includes silviculture (forest development), forest menstruation (measuring trees), protection, managing natural and other resources. Forest Management skills involves planting and replanting of different species, cutting roads and pathways through forests, timber extraction and preventing fire. Forests also need care and security.
Environmental management system (EMS) refers to the management of an organization's environmental programs in a comprehensive, systematic, planned and documented manner. It includes the organizational structure, planning and resources for developing, implementing and maintaining policy for environmental protection.
Eligibility :
UG : 3 Years
For admission into a under graduate program a candidate must have passed intermediate in 10+2 examination from a recognized institute.
PG : 2 Years
For admission into a post graduate program the eligibility criteria varies depending upon the course and the college. Some might require graduates with/without MBA entrance exam scores. 
Courses :
  • Master of Business Administration in Energy & Environment
  • Master of Business Administration in Environmental Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Environment Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Forestry Management
Specializations :
  • Environmental Studies
  • Water Resources Management
  • Climate Science and Policy
  • Natural Resources Management
Job Prospects :
There are a lots of career opportunities in this field for young aspirants. Forestry graduates can seek employment in government departments such as department of wildlife and forest. They can also seek employment in NGOs for the conservation of the soil and up gradation of forests. Some of the corporate houses engaged in timber plantations also require the services of forestry graduates.  
Skilled professionals may also take up research activities in public sector. Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges. There are other career opportunities in this field in television channels such as Natural Geographic & Discovery Channel. Forestry graduates can run their own private consultancy in environmental impact assessment of large projects.
Various Job profile :
  • Plant In charge
  • Senior Professor
  • Environmental Planner
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Coordinator
  • Global Sustainability Director
  • Environment Program Specialist
  • Environmental Research Manager
  • Soil and Groundwater Project Manager
  • Environmental Sustainability Analyst
Package :
Forest Management is one of the highly rewarding fields. Graduates employed in government sectors income are fixed by government regulations. They get around Rs. 8,000 to Rs. 15,000 every month depending upon work, qualification and experiences.