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Default Re: Indira Gandhi Forest Research Institute Dehradun

The Indira Gandhi Forest Research Institute Dehradun was founded in 1987.

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As you are looking for syllabus of IFS Professional Training Course offering by this institute, so here I am providing syllabus:

Indira Gandhi Forest Research Institute IFS Professional Training Course:

First schedule
Part I

Syllabus for Indian Forest Service Probationers' Final Examinations

1. Elementary Biology and Elementary Mathematics:
(1) Elementary Biology:
(a) Botany:
Classification of plant kingdom; morphology-parts of an angiospermic plant the seed, germination, root, stem — their functions and modification; the leaf, inflorescence, flower and fruit; histology- the cell, the tissues, cell division, histology of stems root and leaf; secondary growth; physiology-absorption, conduction of water and mineral salts; metabolism-photosynthesis, respiration; nitrogen fixation and reproduction

Practical:- Laboratory work- terminology related to morphology, identification of plant twig, description of stem, leaves and inflorescence, description of a flowers and their different parts, different modifications of parts (roots, stem, leaf andinflorescence), use of flora for field identification of tree species.

(b) Zoology:
Classification of animal kingdom—economic importance and distinguishing features of different classes.

2. Overview of Forestry:
Introduction to forest service forestry and wildlife management; forest administrative structure: Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, forest department in the States; history of management of forests; emerging trends in forestry sector; forest geography of the world- factors influencing thedistribution of forests; in forestry sector; forest geography of the world- factors influencing the preservation and management of natural resources with respect to the management of forests in India; introduction to forest laws and policies; forestry research and training.

Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy
Post Office New Forest,
Dehradun - 248006 (Uttarakhand)
Phone +91-135-2757316
Fax +91-135-2757314
E-Mail : director@ignfa.gov.in
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