Department of Botany was established in 1965 and offer B. Sc. Botany and M.Sc. Botany courses. The Botany Department is flourished with well-equipped laboratories, plant tissue culture laboratory, Mushroom cultivation laboratory, 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 recognitions by various national and international academic bodies.
The department is regularly engaged in conducting training programmes in mushroom development, nursery management and biodiversity conservation. Department always take 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 competition, conferences and competitions. The department has a very good track record of UG and PG results. The department is recognized with star status by DBT and received funding from by DST under FIST programme. Similarly department is providing a consultancy for identification of plants.