Department of Botany


The Department of Botany was established in 1983 as a general course department. Hons. course was introduced during 2008 – 2009 academic session. The department has well equipped laboratories for both Hons. and General courses. More than 60% of the students complete their Hons. degree course satisfactorily and enter into different universities for obtaining higher degree. In 2014, one of the student secured first position in B.Sc Botany Hons. in University of North Bengal. The students also take active part in different science fairs and workshops. Faculty members are also engaged in various research activities. At present one research project is going on, funded by UGC.

Faculty Members

Dr. Shriparna Mukherjee, M. Sc., Ph. D.
Assistant Professor
Date of Joining: 05/09/2008
Specialization:    Microbiology
Area of interest: Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics
Email ID: shriparna.mukherjee@gmail.com

Dr. Ruma Das Basu, M. Sc., Ph.D.
Part Time Teacher
Date of joning: 25/08/2008
Speciallization: Microbiology
Area of Interest: Plant Pathology
Email: drrumabasu68@gmail.com

Special Event

Organized a National Seminar on “Biotechnology for People: Applications and Awareness” on 4th and 5th December, 2012, sponsored by UGC and DBT.