Welcome to Kathmandu Forestry College (KAFCOL)

Kathmandu Forestry College (KAFCOL) is a vibrant and growing academic institution (a public company) located in Koteshwor, Kathmandu. The College has been running B.Sc. Forestry program in affiliation with Tribhuvan University, Nepal since its establishment in 2005, and Diploma in Forestry program in affiliation with the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT), Government of Nepal, since 2009. Since 2012, KAFCOL has been collaborating with University of Salzburg, Austria to jointly run a M.Sc. Program in Geographical Information Science and Systems (UNIGIS MSc). We have started a new M.Sc. Program in Natural Resources Management and Rural Development (MSc in NRM-RD) from 2015 in affiliation with the Tribhuvan University. The college has also been undertaking research and outreach projects related to biodiversity, forestry, and natural resources management. The College was jointly established by the Nepal Agroforestry Foundation (a national NGO working for promotion of agroforestry) and a group of forestry and natural resource management professionals.

Professor Dr. Ambika P. Gautam

Message from Chairperson

Founded in 2005 by a non-profit organization, the Nepal Agroforestry Foundation (NAF) together with almost 150 agriculture and forestry professional and farmer practitioners, the Kathmandu Forestry College (KAFCOL) has now reached to a total enrollment of more than 1500 students.

- Bishnu Hari Pandit Ph.D.
Professor Dr. Ambika P. Gautam

Message from Principal

Kathmandu Forestry College (KAFCOL), which has been steadily growing since its establishment in 2005, is committed to the cause of promoting quality education and research in the fields of Forestry, Natural Resource Management, and GIScience in Nepal.

- Professor Dr. Ambika P. Gautam

Academic Programs

  • Diploma in Forestry
  • B. Sc. in Forestry
  • M. Sc. in NRM RD
  • M. Sc. in GI Science (UNIGIS)

Diploma in Forestry

B. Sc. in Forestry

M. Sc. in NRM RD

M. Sc. in GI Science (UNIGIS)

Our Facilities

Alumni