Profile

The Department of Botany was established in 1965 and offers B. Sc. Botany and M.Sc. Botany courses. The department flourished with well-equipped laboratories, plant tissue culture laboratory, Mushroom cultivation unit, Botanical garden, Paleobotanical museum and Departmental library.

Department has well qualified faculty, most of the faculty members are experts in their respective fields of research and teaching, and their contributions are evident through their high quality research publications in reputed international journals and recognition by various national and international academic bodies.

The department regularly engages in training programmes of mushroom cultivation, nursery management and biodiversity conservation. Department always takes initiative in study tours, field visits and onsite training programmes. Students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities like Avishkar, Student research scheme, Anveshana, conferences and various other competitions. The department has a very good track record of UG and PG results. The department has been recognized with star status by DBT and received funding from DST under FIST programme. Similarly the department is providing a consultancy for identification of plants.

Our Goals
  • A holistic development and academic excellence to contribute effectively in the understanding of the subject.
  • To develop an aptitude towards science and nature.
  • To equip the students with the basic skills in identifying and labeling different plants.
  • To impart quality education in the field of Botany enabling our students to confidently face the job market.
  • To sensitize the students towards the need for keeping the environment clean and conserve our natural resources.
  • To encourage students for self-employment.
  • To inculcate research skills among the student.
Courses run by the department
Level Course/Degree Intake Capacity
UG B.Sc Botany 40
PG M.Sc Botany 24
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