Botany

Department of Botany

The Department of Botany has created a niche for itself in the college by achieving high repute in academic and co-curricular activities. Enriched by the legacy of some very renowned teachers in the past, the department is proud to have a committed faculty which excels in research, bookwriting and teaching. With three well- equipped, state-of-the laboratories and a museum. The department inculcates scientific and experimental spirit in the students. Also, the department has its own library that supplements the main college library. The Department pursues a mantra of holistic development of a student, inculcation of a scientific temper by supplementing the conventional classroom and modern teaching with botanical excursions, seminars, guest lectures by eminent scientists, slide shows, documentary films, quiz competitions, scientific debates etc. to help the students metamorphose his personality. Furthermore, the activities of the Botanical Society give opportunities to students to develop and display their talents. Botany being an important component to life Sciences, offers immense opportunities for further studies in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Plants Molecular Biology, Genomics, Agroforestry, Environmental Science and other related fields. The Department boats of many eminent alumni, who occupy important academic and professional positions in India and abroad.

Year of establishment: 1954

  • Names of Programmes/ Courses offered: B.Sc. (Hons)Botany and B.Sc. Life Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved: B.Sc. (Life Science) with Department of Chemistry, Zoology, and Environmental Studies.
  • Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments: B.Sc. Applied Physical Science (Industrial Chemistry), B.Sc. (Life Science), B.Sc. (Physical Science), Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Zoology
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Dr. Meenakshi Prajneshu,
M.Sc., Ph.D.,
Associate Professor

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Dr. Sarla
M.Sc., Ph.D.,
Associate Professor

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Dr. Bela Bhatia,
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Associate Professor

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Dr Roshni Rajamohan,
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

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Dr. Dharmendra Mallick
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor (Teacher-in-charge)

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Dr. Kumar Shantanu,
M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor

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Dr. Rajender Kumar,
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor

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Dr. Aparna Nautiyal,
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor

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Ad hoc Faculty Members

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Dr. Anju K. Chhibbar,
Assistant Professor

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Dr. Sourav Singh Deo,
Assistant Professor

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Dr. Madhu Rani,
Assistant Professor

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Dr. Sunita Malik,
Assistant Professor

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Ms. Anjana Singh,
Assistant Professor

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Dr. Vinay Shankar,
Assistant Professor

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Dr. Rubina Chongtham,
Assistant Professor

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Dr. Neha Yadav,
Assistant Professor

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  • Library: The department has an actively functioning library managed by the Botanical Society which has a collection of more than 300 books
  • Internet facilities for Staff and students is available
  • Class rooms with ICT facility
  • One lecture theatre
  • Laboratories: Three laboratories and one Museum
  • The department publishes the magazine “PETALS” annually under the aegis of the Botanical Society where students are encouraged and guided to write scientific and literary articles.

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