Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun, Uttarakhand

ESTD 1906
Dehradun , Uttarakhand
Deemed to be University

The institude Mission is to impart education in various branches of forestry and environment and deem fit and create consciousness about forest and environment among the people through extension programs.


Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun was established in 1906. It is increasing its status by providing the best of facilities that is needed for the students to feel really good in an institute.Forest Research Institute (FRI) Dehradun is a premier institution under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE).
Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehra Dun made a humble beginning as Forest School established in 1878. Initially named as Imperial Forest Research Institute, FRI came into being in 1906. Later renamed as Forest Research Institute and Colleges, with a number of centres located at different places all over the country administering research as well as training of Forest Officers and Forest Rangers. After reorganization of Forestry Research in the country and creation of Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) in 1988, the training and research centres were given an independent status of institutes. Forest Research Institute, now one of the institutes under ICFRE, was conferred the status of Deemed University in December 1991 on the recommendations of the UGC, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.


1. FRI also provide amenities to students and scholars of other institutes/ universities for internships in various divisions of the Institute.
2. The library has a collection of 1.2 lakh books, 32000 bounded periodicals and subscribes 118 Indian and 150 foreign periodicals with reprographic facility.
3. A well equipped hospital with qualified doctors and ambulance is situated in the campus which provides round the clock medical facility.

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  • Courses Offered
    # Course Fees Duration Type
    1 Master of Science [M.Sc] ₹ 65100/yr 2 Years Full Time
    # Course Fees Duration Type
    1 Ph.D. (Forestry) - 3 Years Full Time
    # Course Fees Duration Type
    1 Post Graduate Diploma - 2 Years Full Time
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