tree About Faculty of Forestry ( Birsa Agricultural University, Kanke, Ranchi )

College was established in the year 1979 under Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Bihar. Faculty of Forestry was started in 1981 at Birsa Agricultural University, Kanke, Ranchi. It caters to the need of Education, Research and extension in forestry in Jharkhand State. The mission of the faculty is to develop technically qualified forestry professionals with sufficient skills to manage, conserve and develop diversified forestry resources and products leading to environment and livelihood security. It gives emphasis to meet challenges facing the tribal and other weaker section of the society for raising their socioeconomic condition through various activities in the field of Forestry.


Faculty of Forestry is located on Southern Bank of the river Jumar which is about 16 kms and 20 kms North from Ranchi Railway Station and Birsa Munda Airport respectively on the way of Ranchi - Patratu Road. The campus is present in sub-humid climatic zone of Jharkhand which stands at N 23° 26' 57.13, latitude and 085° 18' 55.29 E longitude at an altitude of 615 m (MSL).


  • Silviculture & Agro-Forestry
  • Forest Biology & Tree Improvement
  • Forest Product & Utilization
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Basic Sciences & Humanities

Dean's Message

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Dr. M. Mahto
With the aims of providing world class quality education as a Centre of Excellence in academics,we take pride in our dynamic faculty, infrastructure and multi-disciplinary academic programmes at Graduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral level. Situated in the greens of South Chhotanagpur, the Faculty of forestry more ...