The department was established in 1967 with B Sc Programme in Botany. M Sc Programme in Botany was initiated in the year 2015-2016. Graduation and Post-Graduation in Botany is an intense and collaborative programme designed to provide students with the teaching, research, and soft skills required for a successful career. The basic discipline of Botany encompasses all areas of study and scientific research related to plants. At present, the department has four regular faculty members and three guest faculty members, who value teaching and mentoring and are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive environment for all students. The department provides student support services through remedial coaching, mentoring, tutoring, and library resources. The department also hosts multiple programs related to curricular, extra-curricular, and extension activities to promote and encourage leadership and communication skills among the students. Many of our alumnae have cleared national-level competitive examinations such as CSIR- NET, JRF, GATE, and so on and are working in various fields including education, industry, research, and agriculture as well.
To develop confident, innovative, and enterprising lifelong learners who can uplift the society
To provide an oasis of inspiration and tranquility, while furthering the understanding and appreciation of plants among students in an interesting and informative way
Highlights of Department
DBT Star College Status 2019-2020
Exemplary Academic Performance
Mushroom Cultivation & Training Centre
Biodiversity Club registered under Kerala Biodiversity Board
‘Enflammer’- The Journal Club
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology, and Environment, Thiruvananthapuram (KSCSTE) funded programmes are:-
Scope of Botany
The completion of courses in UG and PG enables and equips the students to opt for higher studies in any of the following areas.
We envision the total transformation of the young women for their enrichment and of the society at large and the nation as a whole.