College was established in the year 1980 under Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Bihar. Faculty of Forestry was started in 1981 at Birsa Agricultural University, Kanke, Ranchi. It caters to the need of Education, Research and extension in forestry in Jharkhand State. The mission of the faculty is to develop technically qualified forestry professionals with sufficient skills to manage, conserve and develop diversified forestry resources and products leading to environment and livelihood security. It gives emphasis to meet challenges facing the tribal and other weaker section of the society for raising their socio-economic condition through various activities in the field of Forestry.
Girls Common Room: For providing facilities to girl students & staffs, separate common room is available to discuss different issues for women empowerment in the Faculty.
Solar lights: In boys hostel, girls hostel, guest houses & in faculty campus, every where, solar lights, have been established for providing continuous light facility.
Medical: Faculty has a combined medical dispensary with the University for all Faculties in between head quarter and Central library which is equipped with a ambulance providing 24 hrs service to students and employees.
Hostel facilities are provided to all the admitted students for forestry. The Faculty has one boys Hostel namely Bhairavi Hostel with a beautiful park at the same campus and they are required to reside in the rooms allotted in the Hostel and take food in common mess. There are separate Hostels for girl students.