Department of Botany is an established center for imparting knowledge relating to plants, their benefits to society and their relationship with environmental factors. It came into being as a separate department in 2014. The department has a competent faculty with research expertise in different specialties of plant sciences. The dedicated staff of Botany department is striving for excellence in order to compete with other national and international institutes of higher education in Botany. At present, the department is offering degree courses for BS, M.Sc, M.Phil. and Ph.D programs. Higher studies in different research specializations of plants will make students capable of keeping pace with the recent research trends in Botany. The department has well equipped research labs with a number of nationally funded research projects in Tissue Culture, Plant Anatomy, Biodiversity, Stress Physiology, Environmental Biotechnology, Pomology, Molecular Biology, Plant Biochemistry and Plant-Pest Interaction. The department has established research facilities in the above mentioned fields of specializations and the academia is focusing to broaden need-based research endeavors.
Future visualization of this department is to produce self-esteemed, educated young ladies possessing the capability to cope with the challenges of the present era after having proper education and training in plant sciences.
The mission of this department is to produce trained plant scientists equipped with dedication, motivation and enthusiasm to maintain and uplift the standard of life sciences in the country. Moreover, we are aiming to produce self-reliant and self-motivated research oriented plant professionals who are willing to pursue cutting edge research and serve as researchers in various national as well as international institutes and as educationists in higher education institutes.