Mysuru circle comprises three territorial divisions, namely, Mysuru, Mandya and Hunsur forest divisions, and one wildlife division, namely Musuru wildlife division. Besides there are two social forestry divisions, namely, Mysuru SF division and Mandya SF division. The circle covers parts of Mysuru and Mandya revenue districts. There are eight sub-divisions and 33 ranges in the circle. Forests of Mysore circle are mainly of deciduous and scrub types. The quality of forest is fairly good in the western part of the circle in Hunsur division where moist deciduous forests are met with. The eastern parts of the circle have mostly dry deciduous forests which tend to be of scrub type due to intense biotic pressures.