About Institute

“Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun” has its roots in the erstwhile Imperial Forest Research Institute established in 1906 to organize and lead forestry research in the country. Its history is synonymous with the evolution and development of scientific forestry not only in India but in the entire Indian subcontinent. The institute also administered training to forest officers and forest ranger in the country and after independence, it was aptly named as Forest Research Institute and Colleges. In 1988, FRI and its research centres were brought under the administrative umbrella of Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education (ICFRE) under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India.

Director's Message


Sh. Arun Singh Rawat, IFS

Director, FRI and Vice Chancellor FRI University


Notification regarding Change of Date of M.Sc. Entrance Test 2019 examination of FRI DU ( Hindi & English) (uploaded on 14.03.2019)

 70th Republic Day Celebration at ICFRE & FRI, Dehra Dun

M.Sc. Entrance Examination of FRI Deemed to be University for the session (2019-2021) (uploaded on 18.01.2019)

PRIKRITI (uploaded on 16.01.2019)

One-day training workshop on the use of information and unicode information on Official Language Rules / Acts (uploaded on 19.12.2018)

Filling up of posts of Technician level-3 (Field/Lab Research) through Limited Departmental Examination. (uploaded on 12.10.2018)

Price list of Seeds. (uploaded on 12.09.2018)

Restructuring of new division “Facilities & Services” in FRI. (uploaded on 31.08.2018)

Declaration for awarding Doctorate Degree in Forestry. (uploaded on 21.08.2018)

With regards to Celebrating 72nd Independence Day. (uploaded on 14.08.2018)

Avoiding plastic use for environmental protection reg. (uploaded on 13.08.18)

Contract expansion for six months of King Security Guards Services Pvt. Ltd. with FRI / ICFRE (Headquarters), Dehradun. (uploaded on 13.08.18)

Applications are invited from candidates for the positions of 01 No. of Studentship and 01 No. of Traineeship in Bioinformatics Centre,FRI 

Apply Online   (Last Date 05 August 2018)

Regarding the new amount of fellowship (uploaded on 13.07.18)

Result of M.Sc. courses for the session 2018-2020 for 3rd Counseling of FRI Deemed to be University (uploaded on 11.07.18)

Result of the Entrance Test of the M.Sc. courses of FRI Deemed to be University held on 20 May,2018 (uploaded on 19.06.18)

Approved Charges for FRI for Seed testing services for different Users

Information on recommendation of National and International seminars/Conferences reg. (uploaded on 27.04.18)

Filling up of Posts of Technician Level-2 & Level-3 through limited departmental examination (uploaded on 26.03.18)

Regarding recruitment of Junior Consultant in (Wood Science & Technology) on Temporary/Contractual basis  (uploaded on 21.03.18)

Ph.D. Entrance Test 2018 Announcement and Application Form  (uploaded on 20.03.18)

Fire Rescue circular in Forest Research Institute.  (uploaded on 20.03.18)

Minutes of the house allotment committee (HAC) of FRI held on 13.03.2018 for allotment/change of Govt. Quarters to ICFRE/FRI Officials.   (uploaded on 20.03.18)

Preparation of Annual Confidential Reports for the year ending 31.03.2018  (uploaded on 20.03.18)

Preparation of Annual Performance Appraisal Report (APAR) in respect of Technical staff (Cat-I & Cat-II) for the year 2017-2018  (uploaded on 20.03.18)

Walk-in-Interview for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) & Field Assistant (FA) (uploaded on 20.03.18)

Preparation of PARs/APARs/ACRs for the year ending 31.03.2018- regarding. (uploaded on 20.03.18)

Admission in Class-I (2018-19) in KV FRI regarding.  (uploaded on 20.03.18)

Minutes of the meeting held on 11.01.2018 with representatives of all Service Associations of ICFRE(Hqrs.)/ FRI Dehradun.  (uploaded on 20.03.18)

Completion of Annual Performance Appraisal Reports/Annual Work Report (APAR/AWR) in respect of Scientists for the period 2017-2018-regarding. (uploaded on 20.03.18)

Request for Expression of Interest (EoI) for engaging Experts (uploaded on 19.03.18)

Appointment Circular for Forest Range Officer on Contract basis at Forest Research Institute (uploaded on 15.03.18)

Notice regarding Annual sports festival of FRI Deemed to be University. (uploaded on 06.03.18)

Order related to administrative work of the hospital of Forest Research Institute(uploaded on 06.03.18)

Circular regarding entry fees for campus of Forest Research Institute(uploaded on 06.03.18)

Notice regarding University Cultural Programme of FRI Deemed to be University(uploaded on 16.02.18)

Notification regarding Recruitment Rules (uploaded on 13.02.18)

Responsibilities and Duties Appointed for the Neeranchal National Watershed Management Project (uploaded on 12.02.18)

Circular regarding Proforma of new Telephone Directory 2018-19 of ICFRE/FRI Offices (uploaded on 09.02.18)

Circular for Government House Allotment  (uploaded on 09.02.18)

Waiting list for allotment of Govt. Residences at Forest Research Institute Estate, New Forest, Dehradun for the year 2018  (uploaded on 09.02.18)

Alertness circular from leopard in the Institute (uploaded on 08.02.18)

Request for Expression of Interest (EoI) for engaging CBSA Experts & other projects professionals (uploaded on 02.02.18)

List of Gazetted and Alternative Vacations Announced during the year 2018 in Central Government Offices. (uploaded on 29.01.18)

In the context of a two-minute silence on January 30, 2018, in remembrance of the martyrs who gave their lives in the freedom struggle of India . (uploaded on 29.01.18)

Circular regarding Republic Day celebration.  (uploaded on 24.01.18)

Immovable Property Return for the year ending 2017. (uploaded on 24.01.18)

Contract expansion for six months of King Security Guards Services Pvt. Ltd. with FRI / ICFRE (Headquarters), Dehradun. (uploaded on 23.01.18)

Advertisement announcement for M.Sc. Courses 2018-2020 of FRI Deemed to be University. (uploaded on 19.01.18)

 M.Sc. Application Form :

 Award prize for commendable work.

 Walk-in-Interview for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

 Advertisement for appointment to the four (04) medical officers on contractual basis for appointment in New Forest Hospital, Forest Research Institute.

Engagement of expert under the project of Monitoring and Evaluation of plantations raised under (CAMPA) in the state of Uttarakhand.

 Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Engaging Capacity Building Specialist.

 Submission of APAR/AWR for the year 2016-2017-regarding

Information regarding New Year Celebration.

Visit of Hon’ble Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan on 23rd December, 2017.

Re-designation of posts as indicated against the names of Research Centres functioning under the Institutes of ICFRE.

Sale through direct auction of sandalwood in FRI, Dehradun  (uploaded on 29.11.2017)

Convocation FRI Deemed University 04.10.2017  (uploaded on 03.10.2017)

2 October 2017 Gandhi Jayanti  (uploaded on 27.09.2017)

 Forestry Helpline

Superannuation list (Group-C) of FRI/ICFRE employees (Year-2018)

Celebration of  71st Independence Day, 2017 in FRI.

 Regional Research Conference held at IWST Bangalore on 17th July 2017

News Clipings Van Mahotsav in FRI (uploaded on 14-07-2017)

 GST Related Memo (uploaded on 14-07-2017)

Circular for Minutes of Meeting of House allotement Committee held on 22.06.2017 in FRI (uploaded on 14-07-2017)
 Certificate Course on ‘Management of Small Botanical Gardens’ under Green Skill Development Programme of MoEF&CC, GoI, conducted by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun 3rd October 2018 to 2nd November 2018 (uploaded on 14.11.2018)

 Certificate course on ” Value addition and marketing of NTFPs ( Plant Origin): Bamboo crafts” started under Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP)-ENVIS ” Funded by Ministry of Environment , Forest and Climate Change, New Delhi at Forest Products Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun. (uploaded on 13.11.2018)

 Cultivation and utilization of medicinal plants [09th to 11th October, 2018] VVK, New Delhi. (uploaded on 26.10.2018)

 Viable Investment and Employment Opportunities around Forestry and Climate change 23rd October, 2018 Forest Research Institute, Dehradun. (uploaded on 26.10.2018)

 Training cum Workshop on ‘Essential Oils, Perfumery & Aromatherapy’ September 05th to 09th 2018, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun. (uploaded on 30.10.2018)

Training programme on “Conservation and Management of Coastal Ecosystems” from 28th January to 01st February 2019 (uploaded on 12.02.2019)

One-day training workshop on the use of information and unicode information on Official Language Rules / Acts (uploaded on 19.12.2018)

TRAINING on Advances in Agroforestry (uploaded on 27.11.2018)

Short Term Training Courses Calender of FRI for year 2018 (uploaded on 04.09.2018)

Training cum workshop on ‘Essential oils, Perfumery & Aromatherapy’ from 05th – 09th September 2018. (uploaded on 14.08.2018)

Workshop cum Training on Research Reference & Bibliography Management with Hands on use of End Note & Google Scholar.(uploaded on 07.03.2018)

Training programme on Edible and medicinal mushroom cultivation.

Information Technology Cell, Forest Research Institute, is organizing a “Unicode Typing Related Training” program on November 30, 2017.

 Forest Research Institute, Dehradun conducted two days training programme for The Benefit of Poplar Growers at Sabawala village, Uttarakhand from 6th to 7thNovember, 2017

Training on
“Awareness Generation on Technologies developed” by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun under the sponsorship of MoEF & CC, New Delhi
[24th to 26th October, 2017]

Training Calender of FRI for year 2017

Events and Activities

Key Projects & Data Portals

Research Organizations of National and International Importance
Web Portals & Resources


Working Hours

General Working Hours-

09:00 hrs to 17:30 hrs (Mon – Fri)


Lunch Hours- 

13:00 hrs to 13:30 hrs

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Forest Research Institute
(ICFRE, Dehradun)
P.O. New Forest,Dehradun, Uttrakhand-248001 (India)
Phone: +91 135275267
FAX: +91-2756865



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