Department Of Botany

Year of establishment – 2013 

Sanctioned Teaching Posts: 02

The Department of Botany was established in the year 2013 with Dr Abdul Rashid Dar as Head of the Department focusing to train the desirous students about understanding and practicing various aspects of plant Sciences. The Department has been fortunate enough to have dynamic, zealous and research oriented faculty. The Department has excelled in various spheres of curricular and co-curricular activities and has been successful in establishing a well equipped lab, a museum, a botanical garden and a herbal garden. The Department engages the students in various innovative activities like preservation of live specimens, preparation of herbarium specimens and organizes regular field trips to incur research attitude in the students and to bring their hidden capabilities to surface.

HOD Message

                                                                                          Prof Mudasir Roshan

The Department of Botany since its inception in 2013 has strived towards excellence and distinction. The Department has successfully diversified and kept pace with changing needs and demands to cater the needs of all stakeholders associated with the Department in particular and the college in general.

The Department, over the years has been marching towards a judicious mix of initiatives together with collective efforts to preserve and disseminate the seeds of excellence. The aim is to nurture the aspirations of the pioneers who created this Department and taking further steps to lead the students through the creativity and breathe new life into the subject and help them to become active participants in further development of the society.

Faculty

Name

Mudasir Roshan

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Dr. Lubna Andleeb

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Misbah Majid

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Dr. Shaista Shah

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Mir Aafaq

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Courses Offered: B.Sc

Duration - 3 Years

Facilities 

 

a) Library:  The Central library of the college has a rich collection of 421 books for the students of the Botany. The books pertaining to all the important sphe

res of Botany like Bacteria, viruses, Algae, Fungi, Gymnosperms, Angiosperms, Taxonomy, Anatomy, Embryology, Plant Physiology, Plant Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Ecology are in the collection. Besides this, the Department also has its own small library of 57 books which needs to be expanded in the near future.

d)Class rooms with ICT facility: The smart board is installed in the smart class room which is used to provide ICT facility to the students.

e) Student laboratoriesThe Department has one laboratory which caters the needs of the students. The lab is equipped with the instruments like Spectrophotometer, Laminar Air Flow, Deep freezer, TLC kit, Compound microscopes, Ganong’s Respirometer, Water analysis Kit, Binocular Microscopes.