A student can pursue research at FRI University or any of recognized research centers of FRI or ICFRE spread all over the country, leading to an award of Ph.D. degree.
The research facilities in the field of forestry and allied subjects at the FRI University are amongst the best in the country. At present over 331 research scholars are registered for Ph.D. at the FRI University. Till now 549 Ph.D. degrees have been awarded. The eligibility criteria for registration as Ph.D. student are that a candidate must:
Hold a master's degree or its equivalent from any recognized university or Institute.
Have 55% marks or above in Post graduate examination.
Have the supervisor/guide from FRI or its research centers and Co-guide may be from outside.
Application forms for Doctoral Programme can be downloaded from the website fri.icfre.gov.in.