Postgraduate & Research Department of Botany

The Postgraduate and Research Department of Botany has been offering B.Sc. Botany since 1964, M.Sc. Botany since 1987 and PhD Botany since 2008. The priority areas of research are Seed Biochemistry, Ethnopharmacology, Seaweeds and Seagrasses research and utilization. The Department follows Choice Based Credit System and internal assessment. It has a research laboratory equipped with instruments bought under UGC and MOEF projects. It also has a separate Research Centre where texts, reference books, dissertations and thesis are kept for use by research scholars.


"To impart quality education by exposing students to new areas of plant science; To inculcate the habit of reading books, prepare for competitive exams and global networking of knowledge so as to make students face challenges of life."