The Department of Botany was established in the year 1985. Currently, it is offering UG Degree in Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology. The department is having 4 faculty member and 3 non teaching staff including gardener. Specialized in different fields of Botany. Our students complete graduation successfully and most of them compete for post graduation course in different universities.
Our faculty members are highly competent and specialized in teaching the curriculum and training is imparted in such a way that every student gets acquainted with the modern education system and research activities in their near future. Theoretical classes are well equipped with LCD projector, Interactive board laboratories have been maintained properly with modern equipments, models and charts necessary for the teaching. The department also has one museum of preserved plant specimens and Herbarium. They are utilized for practical classes and for future references.
The faculties not only have teaching curriculum within the classrooms but also engaged to several local and outstation excursions to Hare Island in Thoothukudi; Western Ghats, Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore; Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute, Trivandrum; Botanical Garden, Ooty; Botanical Survey of India & Science center, Tirunelveli. Every student of our department attends and enjoys this event with great enthusiasm.
The Botanical garden of the Department has remained as the unique identity in the college with Greenhouse. In the Greenhouse medicinal and ornamental plants are maintained. The department also offers Herbal Biotechnology as optional for the U.G students. Remedial coaching is also provided by the faculty members to academically and economically poor students. The research projects are carried out by the department receiving funds from UGC and MOEF New Delhi.
The staff members has presented a number of papers in the state, National and International seminars and published them in the reputed journals. An International Seminar was also conducted in the field of Siddha Medicine. Thus the department is marching ahead keeping pace with the advancement in science accepting new challenge in frontier areas of Plant Sciences.
|Aided||Self - Financed|
|B.Sc., Botany (Plant Biology & Plant Bio-Technology)||---|
Faculty List : Aided
|1.||Dr. P. Chendurpandy||Head & Associate Professor||Click Here|
|2.||Dr. T. Ponrathy||Assistant Professor||Click Here|
|3.||Dr. N. Ahila||Assistant Professor||Click Here|
|4.||Dr. T. Kumareswari||Assistant Professor||Click Here|