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Department of Botany

MPhil Botany

M.Phil. PROGRAMME IN BOTANY

Choice Based Credit & Semester System

(2016 Admissions Onwards)

Programme Overvie

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.

  1. Course Duration

      The duration of the course is one year spread across two semesters.

2.Eligibility criteria

      Pass in M.Sc. Botany (Pure Botany, Applied Plant Sciences or any equivalent Post Graduate Degree, but with B.Sc. Degree in Botany) with not less than 55% marks. The degree shall be recognized by Mahatma Gandhi University. The SC/ST candidates are given 5% relaxation for the prescribed minimum marks.

3.Admission procedure

Admission will be on the basis of the marks in the qualifying examination, written test and/or interview. Direct entry for the programme may be allowed to CSIR- JRF / NET qualified candidates and permanent college teachers with five years of experience.

 

CURRICULUM AND SYLLABUS

Course Structure                                          

 

Course Code

Semester

Course Title

Teaching Hours per week

Credit

Exam Duration

Total Marks

IA

EA

BO1C1MP

I

Research Methodology

4

4

3 hrs

25

75

BO1C2MP

I

Biological Techniques

4

4

3 hrs

25

75

BO1C3MP

I

Advances in Plant Science

4

4

3 hrs

25

75

BO1E*MP

I

Elective paper

4

4

3 hrs

25

75

BO2PRMP

II

Project

25

16

 

30 minutes

50

150

BO2PVMP

II

Viva on Project

0

4

25

75

Total Credits

36

 

175

525

BO1E*MP Elective Courses

Course Code

Course Title

BO1EAMP

Environment and Conservation Biology

 

BO1EBMP

Phytochemistry and Pharmacognosy