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Department of Botany

Botany

Botany

Date of establishment: 1957

The Department of Botany was established in the year 1957, with introduction of BSc Botany programme with chemistry and zoology as subsidiary subjects and celebrated Diamond Jubilee in 2017. The department foster professional competence, value orientation, ecofriendly attitude, research culture, women empowerment and community-oriented extension activities among the students. As a part of curriculum enrichment, the department offers certificate course in ‘Mushroom cultivation technique’ and an enrichment module on ‘Food Preservation Techniques'.

Course opportunities:

After the graduation in Botany, the students can opt for Master’s degree programme in General Botany, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Plant Science, Environmental Science, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Biodiversity Conservation, Bioinformatics, Botany and Forestry, Applied Botany, Food and Industrial Microbiology, Horticulture, Herbal Science, Food Technology and Quality Assurance, Marine Biology, MBA in Agribusiness Management, Biotechnology Management etc.

UG programme in Botany comprises of:

  1. Common course- English
  2. Common course- Additional language 
  3. Complementary courses – Chemistry & Zoology
  4. Core courses in Botany
  5. Open course in 5th semester
  6. Project in 6th semester

Renowned Alumni

  • Dr. Shanti Vasudevan C N (2001-2004 Batch), Asst. Professor, Maharaja’s College Ernakulam
  • Dr. Asha S Mathew (Pre-degree 1993 -95, B. Sc Botany 1995-98 Batch), Asst. Professor in Biochemistry, B.K. College for Women Amalagiri, Kottayam
  • Dr. Valsamma Joseph (1987-1990 Batch), Associate Professor and Director, National Centre for Aquatic Animal Health, Cochin University of Science and Technology
  • Dr. Sr. Amala S.H (1982-85 Batch), Former Principal, Assumption College Changanacherry
  • Dr. Sr. Mercy Nedumpuram (1982-85 Batch), Former Principal, Assumption College, Changanacherry
  • Prof. Mary Jayamol Antony (1975 - 78 Batch), Former Faculty, Assumption College Changanacherry
  • Prof. Lillykutty Mathew (1973 - 76 Batch), Former Faculty, Assumption College Changanacherry
  • Prof. Mariamma Mathew (1959 - 62 Batch), Former Faculty, Assumption College Changanacherry
  • Prof. Mary Magdalene (1964 – 67 Batch), Former Faculty, Assumption College Changanacherry

Our Faculty

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Ms Gloria Maria Winnie
Ms Gloria Maria Winnie
Assistant Professor & HoD
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Dr. Nisha N. C.
Dr. Nisha N. C.
Assistant Professor
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Besteena Esther
Besteena Esther
Assistant Professor on contract
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Dr.Reshma R.S
Dr.Reshma R.S
Assistant Professor
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Activities

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