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Ph.D. Programme

Nodal Officer :    Dr. R. Sundararaj, Scientist G

Institute of Wood Science & Technology admits students for Ph.D. degree who will be registered with Forest Research Institute University, Dehra Dun. A total of 85 candidates have registered at IWST for Ph.D. under FRI Deemed University and 20 have been awarded doctoral degree. The Research Disciplines under clause 3.3 of the Ph.D. Ordinance of Forest Research Institute University, Dehra Dun.


Sl.No Discipline (Subject of study) Qualification for admission in doctoral program
Post-graduate degree in Forestry, Agriculture or Botany
Forest Seed Technology
Post-graduate degree in Forestry, Agriculture or Botany
Forest Genetics
Post-graduate degree in Botany, Agriculture or Forestry with specialization in Genetics
Forest Botany
Post-graduate degree in Botany with specialization in Systematic Botany or Plant Physiology or Wood Anatomy or Biodiversity Conservation or Ethno Botany or Post-graduate degree in Agriculture with specialization in Plant Physiology or Post-graduate degree in Forestry
Forest Pathology
Post-graduate degree in Botany, Forestry, Wood Science & Technology or Agriculture with specialization in Plant Pathology/Microbiology.
Forest Entomology
Post-graduate degree in Forestry, Zoology with specialization in Entomology or Agriculture with specialization in Entomology
Soil Science
Post-graduate degree in Chemistry, Microbiology Geology, Soil Science or Agriculture (with specialization in Agricultural Chemistry, Soil Science)
Forest Ecology & Environment
Post-graduate degree in Biological/Life Science, Environmental Science or Forestry with Specialization in Ecology or Post Graduate Degree in Marine Biology, Post Graduate Degree in Zoology with specialization in Marine Biology
Forest Management
Post-graduate degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Application, Agriculture Forestry, Forestry
Wood Science & Technology
Post-graduate degree in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering or Botany with specialization in Wood Anatomy or Post Graduate Degree in Wood Science & Technology.
Chemistry of Forest Products
Post-graduate degree in Organic Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry or Agricultural Chemistry, MD in Pharmacology or equivalent in Indian System of Medicine, Post Graduate degree in Pharmacology, Industrial Chemistry
Pulp & Paper Technology
Post-graduate degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Paper Technology
Forestry Extension
Post-graduate degree in Agriculture Extension, Forestry
Non Wood Forest Products (NWFP)
Post Graduate degree in Botany/Forestry, Organic Chemistry, Agriculture with specialization in cultivation of medicinal plants, MD in Pharmacology or equivalent in Indian System of Medicine
Forest Biotechnology
Post Graduate degree in Biotechnology, Post graduate degree in life sciences with specialization in Biotechnology/ Post Graduate degree in Biochemistry/Molecular biology/ Microbiology
Forest Bio informatics
Post Graduate degree in Bio informatics or Post graduate degree in Forestry/Botany with minimum one year PG Diploma in Bio informatics from a recognized institution.
Environment Management
Post Graduate degree in Environment Management, Environmental Science, M.Tech Environmental Engineering or Post Graduate degree in Chemistry with specialization in Environmental Chemistry.

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  Last Updated on 28-02-2018