Admission Open for MSc in Conservation Biology and MSc in Natural Resource Management a for July 2023 intake

Admission is now open for July 2023 intake in MSc in Natural Resource Management and MSc in Conservation Biology through self-funding at the College of Natural Resources, Royal University of Bhutan, Lobesa.


  1. Applicants should have completed BSc in Agriculture, Forestry, Wildlife, Life Science, and Environment Science awarded by a recognised University. However, applicants who have completed BSc in Agriculture, Animal Science and relevant disciplines having at least 50% relevant components of forestry, wildlife, environment or life sciences (zoology, botany etc.) can also be admitted upon verification by the admission committee.
  2. Applicants should have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate in BSc programme.
  3. International applicants will have to produce English proficiency test documents such as IELTS, TOEFL etc.
  4. Confirmation of candidature will be based on the decision of the Confirmation Panel upon successful verification of all the documents

Documents required

  1. Application form to be filled in and sent through e-mail with the other relevant documents. Download the application form from this link: Application form for MSc admission.
  2. Current CV including academic, employment (if any) and publication records (if any).
  3. A preliminary research proposal.
  4. Recommendation letters from at least two academic and/or professional referees.


  1. Application submission DEADLINE is on or before 17 February 2023.
  2. Document verification: 24 February 2023.
  3. Result declaration: 3 March 2023.
  4. Enrolment of selected applicants: 19 July 2023.

How to apply?

Complete documents may be submitted to the Programme Leader, Dr. D. B. Gurung (; Phone: 17633256 for MSc in CB); Dr. Yeshey Khandu (; Phone: 17805492 for MSc in NRM)  with a copy to Dean of Research and Industrial Linkage (

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