Botany encompasses the study of plants which include trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses, mosses, algae etc. This branch of Science helps to develop understanding about the fundamental natural phenomena and processes of plant life, classification and nomenclature of plant kingdom and also the applied topics such as Horticulture, Agriculture and Forestry. The main branches of the subject which are dealt in the Bachelor Programme are Cytology, Plant reproduction, Plant morphology, Plant taxonomy, Plant Ecology and Plant Anatomy and Economic Botany. The possible career options after studying Botany includes Academic Journal Assistant Editor, Airport Wildlife Biologist, Aquatic Biologist, Biologist – Department of the Army, Environmental Quality Analyst, Fish and Wildlife Technician, Medicinal Cannabis – Chief Master Grower/Processor, Municipal Park Range, Wetland Scientist among others.
Department of Botany aims to inspire and develop analytical and critical thinking in its students pertinent to Botany as a discipline.
The Department aims to provide best educational opportunities possible for the students to develop an understanding and appreciation of plants. The Department strives to prepare future botanists interested in plants sciences and solving issues like yield increase, fruiting, disease resistance or response of plants to environmental conditions etc.
The Department of Botany offers the following courses:
Name of the Course
B.Sc.(Biology)(As an optional Subject)
Vocational Course (For III year): Alternative Medicines & Home Remedies