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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.

B.Sc. Forestry (2070-74) Project Paper – Advisor/Co-Advisor

  Tribhuvan University  
  Institute of Forestry  
  Pokhara Campus, Pokhara  
  Academic Year 2070/74  
  B.Sc. Forestry Fourth Year Second Semester  
  Department of Park Recreation & Wildlife Management  
S.N. Roll No. Name of the Students Titles Department Advisors
1 7 Ajit  Yadav An Assessment on Human-Snow Leopard (Unciauncia) Conflict in Shey Phoksundo National Park, Dolpa, Nepal ( A Case study from Shey Phoksundo Rural Municipality) PWM Nirjala Raut
2 5 Anisha Rana Assessing Status, Distribution and Threats of Yellow-breasted Bunting (Emberiza aureola) in Phewa Lake, Western Nepal PWM Bijay Neupane
3 17 Anjan  Gurung A Status of Red Panda (Ailurus Fulgens Fulgens) in Thoche VDC PWM Deepak Gautam
4 16 Bikram Pageni Changing dynamics of Human-snow Leopard interaction in Annapurna Conservation Area (A study from Barhagaun Muktichhetra Rural Municipality, Mustang) PWM Nirjala Raut
5 46 Bipana Maiya Sadadev Impact of Grassland fire on the distribution pattern of Hispid Hare (Caprolagus hispidus) in Shuklanphanta National Park, Far-Western Nepal PWM Dr. Thakur Silwal
6 4 Bishnu Prasad Poudel Human –Monkey conflict in Lamtang National Park PWM Dr. Thakur Silwal
7 12 Chiranjeevi Khanal Status, Distribution and Conservation measures for Striped Hyaena (Hyaena hyaena) in Nepal PWM Keshab Baral
8 26 Dhan Kumari Gurung Status and distribution of Blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur) in Annapurna Conservation Area of Nepal PWM Neeru Thapa
9 76 Dharma Raj Chaudhary An Assessment of Traditional Bat Hunting practice in Chepang Community (A case study from Thakuribhanjyang, Rapti Municipality of Chitwan District, Nepal) PWM Dr. Thakur Silwal
10 37 Enjil  Gautam An Assessment of Human-Asian Wild Elephant (Elephas maximus) Conflict in Buffer Zone of Parsa National Park, Nepal (A case study of Amlekhgun VDC (Bara)) PWM Dr. Bir Bahadur Khanal Chhetri
11 42 Hari Raj Pokhrel Status and Distribution of Barking Deer in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve  PWM Bijay Neupane
12 1 John Lhomi Nuppa Population Status of Himalayan Goral (Naemorhedus goral) in Nawalparasi district, Nepal PWM Dr. Thakur Silwal
13 34 Kabindra  Shahi Impact of Protected Areas on Local Livelihood (A case study from Bardiya National Park, Nepal) PWM Dr. Thakur Silwal
14 65 Kishan Gauchan Status and Distribution of Himalayan Black Bear in Kanchenjunga Conservation Area (KCA) in Nepal PWM Keshab Baral
15 15 Kushraj  Gole Distribution and Habitat use of Swamp deer (Cervus duvauceli duvauceli) A case study of Bardia National Park PWM Nirjala Raut
16 14 Laxmi  Rai Spatial Analysis of Human Elephant Conflict in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve; A case study from Buffer Zone area of KoshiTappu Wildlife Reserve  PWM Raju Raj Regmi
17 13 Manish Acharya Status of Human Wildlife Conflict (A case study of Human-Wild boar Conflict in Ghyangphedi Village of Langtang National Park) PWM Nirjala Raut
18 81 Manish Raj Pathak Distribution and Conservation Threats of Himalayan Tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus) in Khaptad National Park Area) PWM Bishnu Hari Wagle
19 64 Namrata Devi Khatri Species composition, Relative abundance and Threats of bird fauna in the Phewa Lake of Pokhara Valley, Nepal PWM Bijay Neupane
20 61 Nim Bahadur Chaudhary Status, Distribution and Conservation Threats of Musk Deer in Khaptad National Park Area, Nepal PWM Keshab Baral
21 8 Prakash Gurung A Status of Red Panda (Ailurus Fulgens Fulgens) in Dhading (A case study from Tipling VDC’s of Dhading district) PWM Dr. Thakur Silwal
22 79 Pratik Pandeya Sloth bear: Distribution and Conflict in Lamahi Bottleneck Area, Dang PWM Bishnu Hari Wagle
23 83 Prativa G.C. Habitat Quality Assessment of Smooth-Coated Otter in Geruwa Segment of Karnali River, Western Nepal PWM Bijay Neupane
24 54 Prayash  Ghimire Status of Pangolin Trade in Bardiya District PWM Nirjala Raut
25 52 Ritika  Prasai Monitoring Habitat Condition of Bengal Florican (Haubaropsis bengalensis) at Koshi-Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Sunsari, Nepal PWM Yanja Prasad Timilsina
26 57 Rohit Raj  Jha Assessment of Factors Affecting the Abundance and Distribution of Smooth Coated Otters in Karnali Corridor PWM Dr. Thakur Silwal
27 36 Sanjeev Baniya Roosing preference and population monitoring of bats during hibernation period- A case study in Bat cave and Mahendra cave, Pokhara PWM Nirjala Raut
28 21 Suman   K.C. Distribution, Status and habitat use of blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur) in Api Nampa Conservation Area PWM Neeru Thapa
29 11 Suman  Khadka Status, Roosing patterns, Population fluctuation and Ethno-zoological aspects of Indian flying fox in Dukhuri Valley, Dang PWM Jyoti Bhandari
30 45 Tenzing  Lama Red Panda Status Survey in Kanchenjunga Conservation Area PWM Deepak Gautam
31 9 Yuvraj Lamichhane Diversity and Abundance of Wetland Birds around Lake Cluster of Pokhara Valley, Pokhara, Kaski  PWM Deepak Gautam

Department of Forest Products Utilization and Engineering:

S.N. Roll No. Name of the Students Titles Department Advisor Co-Advisor
1 71 Ganesh Singh Thagunna An Assessment of Potential NTFPs and their Contribution to the Livelihoods of Rural People in Dadeldhura district, Far Western Nepal FPE Anju Upadhyaya  
2 28 Jeevan Kumar Shrestha Contribution of NTFP in Livelihood Upliftment (Analysis in Community forestry of Manang) FPE Sunita Dhungana  
3 20 Keshav Raj Paudel Potentiality of Income Generation through Non-Timber Forest Products (A case study of Api Nampa Conservation Area (ANCA), Darchula District, Nepal) FPE Sunita Dhungana 1. Shreekant Sharma Khatiwada   2. Dr. Jit Narayan Shah
4 23 Parsu Ram Chaudhari Impact of Yarsagumba (Cordyceps sinensis) on Local Livelihood (A case study from Thuli Bheri Municipality, Dolpa) FPE Anju Upadhyaya  
5 22 Ramesh  Bogati An Assessment of Income Generation through NTFP and their impact on Livelihood of users: Activities and Experiences of CFUGs Achham District FPE Dr. Jit Narayan Shah  

Department of Social Forestry and Forest Management

S.N. Roll No. Name of the Students Titles Advisor Co-Advisor
1 18 Arun  Chaudhary Impacts of Community Forestry on Livelihood of users (A case study from Bardiya district, Nepal) Sushma Bhattarai Prof. Achyut Raj Gyawali
2 47 Asmita Neupne An Assessment of Impact study on damage by Wild Boar in the adjoining areas of CNP (A case study from Madi Municipality). Nirjala Raut  
3 38 Bhawana Baruwal Problem of Timber Harvest and Financial Gain after Implementing Scientific Forest Management in Hill Sal Community Forest: A case study from Lamjung district Dr. Bir Bd. Khanal Chhetri  
4 49 Bibek  Banjara Habitat Assessment and Resource Use Conflict Between Himalayan Serow (Capricornis thar) And Local people (A case study of Kunjo, Mustang) Nirjala Raut  
5 68 Bimal Chhetri Bohora Contribution of Community Forestry on Livelihood of Poor and Disadvantaged Groups.
(A case study of two CFUGs in Nawalparasi district, Nepal
Pravin Bhusal  
6 63 Binod  B. k. Conflict and It’s Impacts on Forest Management (A case study from Kaski district) Neeru Thapa  
7 10 Bishodip Chaudhari Mapping of Suitable Habitat and Corridor to prevent Human Elephant (Elephas maximus) Conflict in Jhapa district Mahendra Singh Thapa Bijay Neupane
8 77 Darshan  Hamal An Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Livelihood of Local People (A case study from Rani Community forest user group, Tila gaupalika-2, Jumla, District) Sushma Bhattarai Bikash Adhikari
9 2 Dechen dolma Ichang Gurung Impact of Electric Fence on Mitigating Human Wildlife Conflicts in Northeren Sector of Gorkha, Nepal Dr. Dhruba Bijaya G.C. Nirjala Raut
10 73 Dipesh Kumar Mishra Role of distant user in Collaborative forest management in Morang district Bikash Adhikari Sushma Bhattarai
11 53 Harish  Khatri Contribution of Forest based microenterprises to Livelihood of Local people (A case study from two/three Community forests of Kanchanpur district) Bikash Adhikari  
12 35 Harisharan Nepali Role of Ecotourism in Livelihood Improvement of Annapurna Conservation Area (A case study from Ghandruk VDC, Kaski)  Shreekanta Sharma Khatiwada Neeru Thapa
13 19 Harsha Bahadur Singh Assessment of damage and people’s perception with respect to Human Elephant Conflict (A case study from Bardia National Park of Nepal) Bijaya Neupane  
14 84 Leela Kumari Thapa To assessing sustainability, an indicator of Scientific Forest Management in Kapilvastu district (A case study of CF (Kapilvastu) practicing Scientific Forest Management )  Dr. Dhruba Bijaya G.C. Neeru Thapa
15 66 Prabesh  Adhikari Carbon Sequestration in Community Forestry System ( A case study from takenthumki Community forest, vyas-5 sanghe, in Tanahun district) Bishnu Hari Wagle  
16 69 Pradeep  Chhetri Ecotourism in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve: Studying the Prospects and Factor Influencing the Ecotourism Shreekanta Sharma Khatiwada Nirjala Raut
17 50 Pranay Kumar Jha An assessment on Human Wildlife Conflict  Deepak Gautam Nirjala Raut
18 48 Pratistha  Shrestha Human-Elephant Conflict in the Bugger Zone of Parsa National Park (A case study from Ramauli-Pratappur of Manahari VDC) Bishnu Hari Wagle Bijay Neupane
19 33 Rupak Kumar Blon Human-snow Leopard Conflict in Nar-phu RM of Manang district, Nepal Keshav Baral Nirjala Raut
20 80 Rupesh Kumar Thakur Assessment of Human- Elephant (Elephas manimus) Conflict and its Mitigation Measures in Jathal Forest Block of Jhapa District Dr. Dhruba Bijaya G.C. Bijaya Neupane
21 39 Sandip Subedi Human-Common Leopard Conflict ( Case study from Baitadi district) Uday Kumar Singh Dr. Thakur Silwal
22 41 Sanjaya Raj Tamang Assessment of Species diversity of Butterfly in Rani Ban, Kaski Jeevnath Pandey Nirjala Raut
23 59 Siddhartha Aryal How Local are we consuming in Ecotourism (A case study from Sikles of Kaski district, Nepal) Sabina Lamichhane Shreekanta Sharma Khatiwada
24 51 Sudipti  Parajuli Homestay Tourism in Annapurna Conservation Area: Prospects and Challenges (A case study from Lwang of Kaski district, Nepal) Bikash Adhikari Shreekanta Sharma Khatiwada
25 3 Sulakshya Shrestha Assessment of Human- Common Leopard (Panthera pardus) Conflict in Syangja district Mahendra Singh Thapa Nirjala Raut
26 56 Sunil  Subedi Potentiality and Constraints of Implementing Scientific Forest Management in Community forest (A case study from Kaski district) Pravin Bhusal Bikash Adhikari
27 29 Sunita  Bati Status, Threats and People’s perception towards Conservation of Chinese Pangolin (Manis pentadactyla) in Community forest of Suryabinayak Bhaktapur Yajna Prasad Timilsina Bijaya Neupane
28 82 Sushil Poudel Analysis of Community Forestry Governance In Nepal; A case study of the role of Service Providers in a community forest users group Prof. Chiranjibi Pd. Upadhyaya  
29   Nishant  Puri Park-people conflict:A case study from Shivapur VDC of Royal Bardiya National Parks  Pabitra Jha Nirjala Raut

Department of Watershed Management & Environmental Science 

S.N. Roll No. Name of the Students Titles Department Advisor Co-Advisor
1 67 Ajay Kumar Yadav Assessing Land Use Dynamics with Climate Change Indicators WME Bikash Adhikari  
2 6 Amrit Kumar Poudel Limnological Assessment of Khaste-Neureni Wetland, Kaski WME Mahendra Singh Thapa  
3 40 Arjun  Niraula Analyzing the climate change response by local community in different ecological context and socio-economic settings: case study from Community Forest User Groups in Taplejung and Jhapa district of Nepal WME Prabin Bhusal Dr. Dhruba B.G.C.
4 72 Bikash Gautam An Assessment of Application of GIS and Remote Sensing in Sustainable Rehabilitation of Degraded Lands in Western region of Nepal WME Mahendra Singh Thapa  
5 75 Dinesh  Adhikari Impact of Climate Change and Integrated Approach to Adaption Strategies (A case study from Kaski district) WME Sabina Lamichhane Dr. Dhruba B.G.C.
6 60 Pragya  Khanal Impact of Climate Change on Chepang Community and Their Coping Strategy (A case study from Chitwan district) WME Bishnu Hari Wagle Dr. Dhruba B.G.C.
7 25 Ravi  Thapaliya Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for Local Impact (A case study from Purkot VDC of Tanahun district) WME Prof. Dr. Krishna Raj Tiwari Rabindra Adhikari, Ram Prasad Sharma
8 24 Sher Bahadur Thapa Impact of Climate Change and Integrated Approach to Adaption Strategies (A case study from Achham district) WME Rajan Subedi  
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