Botany

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:

The Department of Botany was established with the inception of the University in 1967. Founder of the department was great Prof. Talwar, Prof. Neelam Pruthi, Prof. Antaryami Kaushik.  Department has been a centre of higher learning in Plant Sciences and was recognized by University Grants Commission. The glory of department is evidenced by alumni who are holding important position in Universities and Institutes in India and abroad.

            The department is now very well known for the excellent teaching and research contributions made in the field of Plant–Pathology, Ecology, Angiosperms Taxonomy, Biochemistry and Radiation biology which have been duly recognized by U.G.C as the major thrust areas.

PROGRAM OFFERED:

The Department of Botany has an active program leading to undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. courses. The course contents are designed to encourage and promote the training of students in all aspects of Botany. The primary goal of the Department is to produce graduates who can relate to the needs of the society through their knowledge of the amazing facets of plant life and plant products. The programs are designed to give an understanding of the basic principles of biological sciences and in depth knowledge in various aspects of Botany including Diversity of plants, Taxonomy, Biosystematics, Morphology, Mycology, Garden Management, Pathology, Plant Physiology, Ecology, Cytology, Genetics, Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering.

B.Sc. III Year:

                B.Sc.-I

B.Sc.-II

B.Sc.-III

PAPER-I

ALGAE, LICHENS, BRYOPHYTES

TAXONOMY AND EMBRYOLOGY OF ANGIOSPERMS

ECOLOGY AND PHYTOGEOGRAPHY

PAPER-II

MYOLOGY, MICROBIOLOGY AND PLANT PATHOLOGY

ANATOMY OF ANGIOSPERM AND ECONOMY BOTANY

PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

PAPER-III

PTERIDOPHYTES,  GYMNOSPERMS AND PALAEOBOTANY

CYTOGENETICS, PLANT BREEDING, EVOLUTION AND BIOSTATISTICS

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

 

M.Sc. II Year:

M.Sc. (P)  BOTANY

M.Sc.(F) BOTANY

PAPER-I

MICROBIOLOGY, PHYCOLOGY, MYCOLOGY AND PLANT PATHOLOGY,

PAPER-V

ANGIOSPERM TAXONOMY, MORPHOLOGY ANATOMY AND EMBRYOLOGY

PAPER-II

BRYOLOGY, PTERIDOLOGY, AND GYMNOSPERMS

PAPER-VI

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, GENETICS,  BIOTECHNOLOGY, PLANT BREEDING AND BIOMETERY

PAPER-III

ECOLOGY, PHYTOGRAPHY, ETHNOBOTANY AND ECONOMIC BOTANY

PAPER-VII

ADVANCED PLANT ECOLOGY-I (SPECIAL PAPER)

PAPER-IV

BIOCHEMISTRY AND PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

PAPER-VIII

ADVANCED PLANT ECOLOGY-II (SPECIAL. PAPER)

 Ph. D. 3-5 Years

ATTENDANCE RULES:

  1. 75% attendance is compulsory for all students.
  2. Attendance will be counted from the day the session starts, not the admission of the student.
  3. Principal of the college is authorized to consider genuinity of less attendance.

LABORATORIES AND FACILITIES:

Botany department is equipped with several laboratories supervised by faculty members. The department provides laboratory facilities to under graduate and postgraduate students as well as research scholars. The facilities includes; microscopy and photographic facilities, UV-VIS spectrophotometer, Flame photometer, GPS system, Rotary evaporator, Rotary shakers, Molecular biology, Tissue culture, Laminar flow chambers, Fungus culture facility, Mushroom  cultivation, herbarium, Polyhouse, Glass house, Botanical garden for teaching and research. The Department also subscribes National, International Books and journals in Botany. Seminar, LCD projector, Wi-Fi Lab facility also available.

FACULTIES:

Sr. No.

Name

Qualification

Exp.

Designation

Contact No.

Photo

1

Dr. LEENA PARIHAR

M.Sc. Ph.D, FAPS

13 YEAR

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

09814737591

 

2

Dr. AJAY KUMAR SHARMA

M.Sc., Ph.D.

7 YEAR

LECTURER

9460147512

 

3

Dr. RAVI PARKASH SINGH

M.Sc., Ph.D.

6 YEAR

LECTURER

9982143200

 

4

Mr. Amarjeet

M.Sc., M.Phil.(Botany)

6 Years

LECTURER

9414874637

 

5

Mr. SANDEEP KUMAR

M.Sc.,

M.Phil., SET

4 Years

LECTURER

9982809939

 

6

Mrs. Prabhjyot Kour

M.Sc., M.Phil.

 3 Years

LECTURER

8386038325

 

 

CARIEER TRENDS:

(i)         Higher Education (Ph.D. and Post Doctorate)

(ii)        Research

(iii)       Education (teaching in reputed School & Colleges)

(iv)       Seed Industry

(v)        Fertilizer & Pesticide Industry

(vi)       Herbal Industry

(vii)      Entrepreneurship

 

RESEARCH: 

 

All faculty members are actively involved in research and contributing for Science. The total Research paper publications in various reputed national and international journals are 6, total books published from the department are 6 and the faculties had attended 38 conferences, both national and international. Four minor research projects are successfully completed in the Botany Department on important themes which includes

(i)         In-vitro Investigation on the Non thermal electromagnetic Radiations from Mobile phone on ophthalmic tissue in Animal tissue culture.

(ii)        In vitro & in-vivo phytochemical study of Lantana camara and Bryophyllum

(iii)       Pollen flora of Indian Desert

(iv)       Study of Pesticides and Agro ecosystem

Highlights & Achievements

(i)         Ms. Kivoli 3rd Rank in MGSU, Bikaner

(ii)        Ms. Suman Pal 4th Rank in MGSU Bikane

(iii)       The Department is organizing various activities like seminars, conferences, Quiz Competitions etc.

(iv)       Students of graduate adn post graduate classes were taken for plant collection, educational and industrual trips to give them practical knowledge.

(v)        A 3 days program is organized in Botany Department named "Arboreal" every year.

  • ARBOREAL-I(2014) The program was categorized day wise in Poster and Model Presentation, Plant material section cutting and Seminar.
  • ARBOREAL-II(2015) The program was categorized day wise in Poster and Model Presentation, Plant material section cutting and Seminar.
  • ARBOREAL-III(2016) The program was categorized day wise Botany Quiz competetion for B.Sc. Ist year, IInd year, IIIrd year. The quiz were based on their university syllabus and divided into four rounds afer screening test. The rounds were Question round, Rapid fire round, Memory round and Quick draw round. The aim of the quiz was to prepare students for various types of questions as per examination pattern.