About The Department
The Department of Botany was established in the year 2015. The vision behind establishing the department is to become one of the centres of eminence in Plant Sciences by providing value-based world class education besides developing scientific and technical temper among the students. Our mission is to strive for an excellent environment for learning and research in Botany and produce graduates, post graduates and Ph.D equipped with skills necessary to fulfil their role in contemporary society.
The department at present has 7 faculty members having expertise in thrust areas of research in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Physiology, Taxonomy, Systematics, Mycology, Plant Pathology and Ecology. Their contributions are evident through their high quality research publications in reputed national & international journals.
Currently, the department offers two years M.Sc. (H) degree in Botany. The Department also offers Ph.D. programmes in various research areas of basic and applied botany.
In addition, the Department organizes workshops, seminars and invited lectures by eminent botanists for students and teachers in frontier areas of plant sciences on a regular basis under the botanical society – La Societe Botanique. The society organizes monthly presentations by M.Sc (H) students followed by exhaustive discussion. The society is also involved in grooming the students by organizing various extra-curricular activities like Quiz competitions, Model & Poster making, Rangoli competitions, Debates and Declamations.
|M. Sc. (Honors) Botany
|2 years (Semester System)
• Stress Physiology
• Mycology & Plant Pathology
• Plant Taxonomy & Systematics