Department imparts postgraduate M.Sc. degree
in Botany (intake 50 students per year), in ten
different specializations. Students pursue Ph.D.
degree in Botany and other interdisciplinary
branches (Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Agriculture, Genetics
etc.) under faculty members of the Department. Presently
a number of sponsored research projects are
being implemented in the Department.
botanists in the Department undergo rigorous theoretical
and practical training in classical as well as emerging
areas in Plant Sciences by creative and dedicated faculty,
including Emeritus Fellows and Senior Scientists.
the Junior Research Scholars are trained in
well recognized laboratories in different
branches of Botany under guidance of teachers, post
doctoral research is seriously encouraged in the Department
to nurture talent .The Department extends
facility to young PI's working in mentors' laboratory. The
research groups in different specialized areas regularly
publish in peer journals in their field.
Department maintains a Botanical garden since
inception, a treasure of plant wealth, conservatory
of rare, endangered species, trees and shrubs which
are witness of glorious era of the Botany Department, catering
to the needs of young botanists of today, attended by skilled
cum Museum in the Department is one of the
oldest in the country and is being renovated under UGC-UPE
department brings together past and present students every
year in an annual event while every morning day starts with
dew on a palm leaf.