The department of botany has been in the forefront of teaching and research in plant sciences. In collaboration with the departments of zoology and chemistry it imparts teaching to students of B.Sc. (physical science). Faculty has expertise in the field of physiology of growth & development, plant tissue culture, morphogenesis and cytogenetic studies. These syllabi cover all aspects of botany - ranging from diversity in structure, form, development and function to systematic, basic and applied aspects of cell and molecular biology, genetics, biotechnology, ecology and environment management. The primary aim of providing quality education is being successfully fulfilled by the department. The unique feature of the department is its faculty which includes experts and active researchers from almost all areas of plant science.