Department of Botany

Established in 1966

With more than five decades of experience in the field of teaching and research, we offer Botany as an undergraduate subject in B Sc. The department is supported with a museum and a laboratory. Arboretum of the college spread in more than 8 acres comprising over Five thousand plants belonging to Four hundred different species and Botanical Tours organized provide practical knowledge to the students. The department has been sanctioned financial support for strengthening of Life Science and Biotechnology  Education  and training at UG Level under the STAR COLLEGE scheme of DBT, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.

Did You Know ?

"Carnivorous plants are more specifically insectivores and they often live in bogs and swamps."

Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Research Output

Association & Activities

The department runs an association called “Sasya Sourabha” to create an awareness among the students regarding the flora in specific and environment in general. The club organises activities such as promotion of the use of medicinal plants, eco planning, Wall Magazines, Environmental awareness, campus cleaning, promotion of the use of eco-friendly materials and students centric activities regularly.

Community Orientation

  • Natural Resource Study Centre (NRSC), Medicinal Plant Arboretum,
  • Soil Testing Laboratory are associated with imparting knowledge and information.


Research Output

Thrust areas of research

  • Environmental Science & Biotechnology
  • Plant – Microbe Interactions
  • Phyto-Chemistry
  • Phycology
  • Taxonomy
  • Medicinal Plant Studies

Successfully completed 1 major and 4 minor research projects funded by the UGC.