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