KAFCOL offers three years Diploma in Forestry course. The course improves elementary understanding on global issues relating to environment and enables student to undertake basic forestry and other environment related projects. It follows the course content of I.Sc. Forestry program, run earlier by Institute of Forestry, Hetauda and Pokhara campuses, with addition of 3 months practical training. Besides employment opportunities, the graduates of this course will have opportunity to continue B.Sc. Forestry degree course at KAFCOL and IOF.
Major subject areas
The major subject areas include Silviculture, Agroforestry, Forest Management, Forest Mensuration, Soil and Water Conservation, Eco-Tourism and Recreation, Entrepreneurship Development and Wild-life and Bio-diversity Conservation.
Study tours, exposure visits and excursions are integral components of the course. These tours and visits are organized in coordination with district forest offices, protected area offices and district soil conservation offices.
The session starts in August-September each year.
The College enrolls 40 students in each batch.
Students of SLC passed / SEE with securing at least Grade C in any two subjects of English , Math & Science and D+ for remaining one subject are eligible to appear in the entrance exam administered by the CTEVT.
Application forms for the entrance exam can be obtained from KAFCOL Koteshwor. Students who are successful in the entrance exam are eligible for admission in this program.
Currently, the total fee for the 3 year program is NPR 3,32,450. Students can make full payment of the capitation fee on enrolment or partial payment on installments in the beginning of every year. The fees are liable to changes anytime.