FRI Entrance Exam Preparation 2024: Tips, Strategy & Guide

Forest Research Institute Entrance Exam 2024 ( FRI Entrance Exam )

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Manisha Kumari

Manisha KumariAssociate Senior Executive

Updated on Apr 15, 2020 07:03 IST

While preparing for the FRI Entrance Exam, students need to keep in mind the all the small and minute details in order to ace the entrance exam. Through FRI Entrance Exam, candidates can get admission in various MSc courses offered at the University.

The FRI entrance exam is a National level entrance exam which is conducted in the month of May. The exam is in offline mode i.e. pen and paper test.

FRI Entrance Exam Highlights

Exam Name

FRI Entrance Exam

Conducting Body

Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun

Exam Mode


Exam Level

State Level Exam

Exam Medium


Exam Duration

2 Hours

Total Marks


Application Fee

Rs 1500

Official Website

With the aim to ace the FRI entrance exam, students need to get all the correct material to study, categorize their schedule, solve mock tests and should be familiar with the exam pattern , marking scheme and syllabus which will help them crack the FRI entrance exam. Follow the below-mentioned steps on how prepare for the FRI entrance exam

Stepwise Preparation for FRI Entrance Exam

  • Step 1: Understand the FRI Entrance Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme.
  • Step 2: Get the prescribed FRI Entrance Exam syllabus for the applied course.
  • Step 3: Get all the study material you can to prepare better for FRI entrance exam
  • Step 4: Create a day to day and weekly time table on how much material you can study on a daily basis.

How to prepare for FRI Entrance Exam?

The first step is about knowing the prescribed syllabus, the exam pattern and marking scheme. Studying according to a fixed time-table is always successful. Candidates can go through the following tips steps on how to prepare for the entrance test.

Know the FRI Entrance Exam Pattern

First and foremost, the candidate needs to understand the FRI entrance exam pattern. One should know the duration of the exam, the mode and medium of the entrance exam, how many questions will be asked and the weightage of marks. Will the question pattern be in MCQ format or have long answer questions. One needs to know all the details before appearing for the FRI Entrance Exam.

Know the FRI Entrance Exam Marking Scheme

Along with the exam pattern, students should know the marking scheme as well. You will not have much trouble once you have the pattern in mind and know what to expect in terms of the marking scheme. You should know if there is negative marking or not. Or how many sections will carry the most marks in the entrance exam. To know the FRI entrance exam Pattern and Marking Scheme, click here.

Know the FRI Entrance Exam Syllabus

To score well in FRI entrance exam, candidates have to thoroughly go through the prescribed syllabus of MSc. Once studied, revise the topics studied once again. Don’t leave out anything. Strategize your plans on an hourly, daily and weekly basis. You can do so by following the below-mentioned pointers:

  • Note down the topics which carry maximum weightage.
  • Cover the subjects thoroughly and know the important topics which have to be covered.
  • Segregate the subjects and topics into easy and difficult categories. Cover topics which you find challenging.

To know the FRI ENTRANCE EXAM syllabus, click here.

Go through Prep Books

Along with the syllabus, aspirants should purchase the required books for FRI entrance exam 2020. Through prep books, one gets a better idea of the subject and the various pointers which can help you score better in the FRI Entrance Exam. It is advised that you purchase at least two to three prep books to help better understand the test. The prep books will give you an idea of the syllabus, know what type of questions that can be asked in the entrance exam and much more.

Prepare a Time Table

One of the most important elements while preparing for any entrance exam, is time management. Make a schedule, as to how much material you can cover on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

Refer to Past Years’ Question Papers

Try and solve last year’s question papers. Through that, candidates get a better idea of what they can expect in the entrance exam. You can understand the exam pattern, marking scheme, types of questions asked and the sections which will come in the paper.

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Candidates who wish to take admissions in the progarmmes offered by Forest Research Institute can check out teh seat matrix from below:


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