Diploma in Forestry
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 TU, Institute of Forestry, Hetauda and Pokhara campuses, with addition of 3 months field 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 Wildlife and Bio-diversity Conservation, Community forestry, Forest protection, NTFPs.
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, district soil conservation offices and forest based Entrepreneurs.
The session generally starts in August-September each year.
The College enrolls 40 students in each batch.
SLC passed students , and SEE with English Mathematics and Science securing at least C grade on any two of above subject and D+ grade for remaining one subject are eligible to appear in the entrance examination administered by the CTEVT.
Application forms for the entrance exam can be obtained from KAFCOL, Koteshwor as well as from CTEVT website. Students who are successful in the entrance exam run by CTEVT are eligible for admission in this program.
The fees are liable to changes anytime. For details of the total fee for the 3 year program, see attached leaflet or college by phone/ email. Students can make one time full payment of the capitation fee at enrolment or partial payment in installments at the beginning of every year. Other scholarships to deserving students can be available occasionally.