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Diploma In Forestry

About the Course

This curriculum is designed for producing middle level forestry technical human resources (Ranger) required for livelihood improvement of community through the participatory methods in association with the community forestry user groups and other sub sectors like integrated watershed management, wildlife and protected area management. The 3 years Diploma in Forestry curricular programme is designed for producing forestry service providers as professional equipped with required knowledge, skills and attitudes. It insists on addressing second-generation issues of present forestry sector such as in community forestry management, soil conservation and watershed management, wild life and protected area management. The knowledge and skills incorporated in this curriculum will be helpful to deliver the individual needs as well as national needs in the field of Forestry including community forestry, soil conservation and watershed management, wild life conservation and protected area management. The Diploma in Forestry course extends over 3 years. The first year focuses on basic sciences and fundamental subjects related to forestry, the second year focuses on forestry related disciplinary subjects, and the third year insists on disciplinary subjects as well as the application of learned skills and knowledge through the work experience program (WEP). The foundational subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany and Mathematics being offered in diffusion model of curricular program are applicable in the field of forestry. It also includes language subjects like Nepali and English applicable for the communication in the same area. The course structure and the subject wise content that reflect the details of this curriculum. In brief, this curriculum will guide to its implementers to produce competent and highly employable middle level technical workforces in the field of forestry. The content of individual subjects prescribed in the curriculum is incorporated in the light of "must know and must do” and further elaborated with “should to know and should to do” principle of knowledge and skills for this level.