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With its auspicious goal to produce competent and efficient human resource that can be instrumental in conservation and management of biodiversity, environment and natural resources and  development of rural communities, the IOF-PC, with the help of its enthusiastic teaching faculty and spirited staff, has always endeavored to ameliorate its academic environment and administer well designed educational programs that can address the current needs of the country  and the globe in forestry and allied fields. It is committed to satisfying student's quest for knowledge and pragmatic skills that will make all the difference in their professional career. The IOF-PC is currently running the following academic programs:

  1. Master of Science in Forestry
  2. Master of Science in Natural Resource Management and Rural Development (NRMRD)
  3. Master of Science in Watershed Management (WM)
  4. Master of Science in Community Forestry (CF)
  5. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Forestry

Beside regular academic programs, it also conducts short-term national and international training and workshops in Forestry and allied subjects.

The Research Committee IOF-PC envisages IOF as a center of excellence and knowledge hub for natural resource management education. It primarily facilitates, organizes, and institutionalizes the research activities that contribute to enhancing teaching-learning processes. The main objective of the committee is to stimulate student and faculty research activities. This includes preparation of research grant proposals in collaboration and coordination with different national, regional, and international agencies and stakeholders, generating and disbursement of research and training grants to students, faculties, and administrative staff through reviewing proposals and making appropriate decisions for funding as per the research guidelines of the Committee.

Research Committee Members

  • Raj Kumar Koirala, Ph.D.: Chairman
  • Lila Puri, Ph.D.: Member
  • Jyoti Bhandari, Ph.D.: Member
  • Mr. Prabin Bhusal ; Member
  • Mr. Rajan Subedi: Member Secretary

Recently Announced Research Grant Call Notices

Student research grant_BSc_2077

Research Grant Call for M.Sc. Students

B.Sc. Research Grant Result 

M.Sc. Research Grant Result 2078

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