• Establishment Year

    Old

    1952

    age > 60 years

  • Institute type

    University Campus

Available college facilities

  • Hostel

  • Laboratory

  • Extra - Curricular

  • Library

Faculty

A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Department of Botany, Pune University.

More about Department of Botany, Pune University

Department of Botany is a part of University of Pune. The Department of Botany is one of the leading Departments of India in the field of teaching and research in plant sciences. Now department is concentrating its research programs in the area of biodiversity assessment conservation, and bioprospecting of the plant health located in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. The department has also established collaboration with leading research institutes of India and abroad.

Courses Offered at Department of Botany, Pune University

The department offers Master of Science, Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy in Botany.

3 Courses

PG Courses (2)

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Botany
Affiliated to University of Pune
Accrediated by UGC
  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

The department offers Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Botany. It is a two years research programme.
Admission Criteria:

The candidate should have passed master degree or equivalent from any recognised university. Admission to M.Phil is through Entrance Examination.

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M.Sc (Botany)
Affiliated to University of Pune
Accrediated by UGC
  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

The department offers Master of Science in Botany. It is a two years degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

The candidate should have passed graduation or equivalent from any recognised university. Admission will be on merit basis.

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Fellowship / Doctoral (1)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Botany
Affiliated to University of Pune
Accrediated by UGC
  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

The department offers Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Botany. It is a two to five years research programme.
Admission Criteria:

The candidate should have passed master degree or equivalent from any recognised university. Selection will be based as per the university norms.

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Available College Facilities

The department's infrastructure is modern with well equipped facilities. The Botanical garden of the Department has remained as the unique identity among the country having the collection of over 490 species of 310 genera from 81 families which includes 22 species of Palms, rare ferns, and gymnosperms and medicinal plants. It is supplemented with well equipped herbarium having 8,500 species.

Hostel
University of Pune provides hostel facility to both girls and boys. The hostel facility is granted to the students of the University strictly on the basis of merit. The number of seats for each department depends on the department size.
Laboratory
The department has a well equipped computer facility with advanced computers and peripherals and Specialization laboratories have independent computers with internet facility.
Extra - Curricular
The department has organized facility for aseptic manipulations, transfer and incubation to raise in vitro culture of Algae, Fungi, Bacteria and Higher plants. These include laminar air flow cabinets, shakers, incubators and incubation rooms.
Library
The departmental library has a collection of text books and reference books covering the areas of Plant Sciences and also the general topics of Life Sciences. Reading room facility with free access to the text and reference books is available to the students. Currently there are 3025 text books and reference books available. The M. Phil. and Ph.D. theses are also available for reference work.

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