Established in 1957, the Department of Botany is a full-fledged Department conducting Graduate and Post graduate courses and Research programme. Department of Botany envisions providing platform for academicians to interact on key issues.
The Department started in 1957 with Graduate Course in Botany. The Open Course for B. Sc. (CBCSS) programme is Horticulture and Nursery Management. The choice based core course is Phytochemistry and Pharmacognosy
The Post-Graduate Course in the Department began in the year 1966. The specialization of PG programme is Microbiology.
Department has been upgraded as Research Centre of the Mahatma Gandhi University in 1985. The centre has produced 22 Ph. D degrees till date and eleven programmes are on-going.
Research Guides in Botany:
4. M.Phil. Programme in Botany
The M.Phil. Programme in Botany started on 05-09-2017.
The Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Botany is a semester based one year programme designed for academicians and researchers to provide theoretical and practical research exposure in Botany. The programme empowers the researchers with domain specific capabilities and methodological competencies.