Welcome To Botany Department

'Agri College'

'Agri College1'


'Study Tour'

'Biodiversity Visit'

'CSIR Visit'


'Lecture on Biodiversity'

'Phyto lecture'

'SYBSc Tour'

'Biofertilizer unit'



'workshop Nurturing plants'

'Remote Sensing'

'Ms. Anupama Raj M.Sc. Botany "Shelar Mama Gold Medal" of Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, 2015-2016.'

'Ms. Dipalee Kotkar (M. Sc. Botany) has been awarded Savitribai Phule Pune University "Gold Medal" in the year 2017-18.'

About The Department

The Department of Botany was established in the year 1992-1993 by introducing B.Sc. programme. In 2005-2006 introduced Post graduate programme in Botany with specialization of Biodiversity. In 2013-2014 the Department also introduced Ph. D Research centre. M. Phil research centre was established in 2018. 

The Department Sponsored by the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India for Financial Assistance under its Infra-structural Development for Science & Technology (DST-FIST) programme. The Department has also been recognized by the Department of Biotechnology for College STAR scheme (DBT-STAR).


Our vision is to conduct teaching, research and outreach on the patterns and processes of life with a focus on plants and their environments.


Our mission is to strive for an excellent environment for learning and research in Botany / plant sciences and produce graduates and post graduates with skills necessary to fulfill their role in  society.

Name of the Program            B.Sc. Botany
Duration                                 3 Years (CBCS Pattern)
Syllabus                                 F. Y. B.Sc.,
S.Y. B.Sc., 


Name of the Program            M.Sc. Botany
Duration                                 2 Years (Credit System)
Syllabus                                  M.Sc I


Name of the Program            M.Phil. and Ph.D. Botany
Duration                                 Research Program

Short Term Course on Plant tissue Culture

Teaching Methods: 

Lecture Methods                                                                                                     

Lectures of 48 minutes and there will be three per week for each first year courses and four lectures for each second, third year and M.Sc courses. Lectures take place in classrooms, with one teacher responsible for each course.

Laboratory Work /Practicals                                                                                                   

There are practical course assigned to each year of study. First year and seond year undergraduate will have one practical course. Third year undergraduate will have three practical courses including project work. During practical work student will have one practical session per week for each practical course. 

ICT in teaching

Botany Department has LCD TV facility.

Power Point presentations are used for teaching purposes. Video lectures by different eminent teachers are shown to the students during practical sessions. Videos of practical demonstrations shown to the students

Virtual Lab                                                                                        

Department is associated with Virtual Lab of Amrita Vidyapeethm and IITs

Faculty and Students studying in Botany have UserID and passwords. They can perform virutal experiments using this Virtual Lab and then actual experiment.

Link: http://vlab.amrita.edu/index.php?sub=3

Students and teachers have to login on the above page to see and perform virtual experiment with their UserID. 

Google Classroom                                                                                               

Google classroom facility is used by the faculty. Students are enrolled in the google classroom. Teaching-learning material, PowerPoint presentations are shared through google classroom. Students also share their work through this classroom. 

Experiential Learning                                                                                         

Field trips are arranged for the students for on field knowledge and students get aquainted with the live form of diversity.

e-PG Pathshala                                                                              

e-PG Pathshala is an initiative of the MHRD under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT) being executed by the UGC. Following is the link for e-PG Pathshala

Botany ePG



Facilities available with the department:           

Sr.No. Name
1 Centrifuge
2 BOD Incubator Size 45*45*50
3 Electrophoresis Unit 
4 Vaccum Pump 
5 Gel Electrophoresis 
6 Digital Balance 
7 Trinocular Inverted Microscope 
8 UV- Visible Spectrophotometer 
9 Shaker Incubator 
10 Prima 96 Thermal Cycler 
11 Bio-Safety Cabinet  3X2X2
12 PH-Meter ( Handy)
13 Electrical Conductivity 
14 Monopan Balance 0.01gm
15 Leaf Area Meter 
16 Compund Microscope 
17 UV- Transilluminator BLB 
18 PH-Meter  EQ- 610
19 Whirpool Refrigerator 265 lit. 
20 Autoclave
21 Roteva Evaporator
22 Laminar Air Flow
23 Cooling Centrifuge
24 Environmental chamber
25 Whirpool Refrigerator 215 lit. 
26 -20 degree refrigerator
27 Vestfrost Refrigeator




Faculty Achievement:

Dr. Shinde B. M. Member, Board Of Studies in Botany, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.

Dr. Pratima S Kadam, Member of Board of Studies, Vivekanand college Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

Dr. Pratima S Kadam, Best paper presentation at NEPAL Global sciences Kathmandu 21-27th May 2017.

Dr. Priti Jogee achieved Jubilipore Horticulture show Prize and Best Poster Presentation award in year 2012 

Student Achievement

Ms. Dipalee Kotkar  (M. Sc. Botany) has been awarded Savitribai Phule Pune University "Gold Medal" in the year 2017-18.

Ms. Anupama Raj   M.Sc. Botany "Shelar Mama Gold Medal" of Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, 2015-2016.

Mr. Vikrant Chandanshive: Cleared NET Examination in 2015-2016.