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Department of Botany
Department of Botany

The Department of Botany was established in 2014, in the Faculty of Science. The UG course, B.Sc (CBZ) and Hon’s Botany was offered by the department, under the supervision of Dr. Raj Singh (HOD). Botany has been contributing towards the plant wealth, study of plant and their significance in Horticulture, Agriculture, Environment, Microbiology, Biotechnology etc. The Department plays a significant role providing in depth theoretical knowledge of Botany and in development of practical skills in students, related to career opportunities such as microbiological as well as biotechnological studies, herbarium techniques, botanical garden, industrial and education tour etc.

Course offered: B. Sc. (CBZ) and B.Sc. Hon’s Botany, three year with semester system and M.Sc. Botany, 2 years with 4 semesters.

Course proposed: M.Phil and Ph.D

Teaching staff: The highly qualified and experienced faculties are engaged in teaching work. They are Doctorate in Botany having strong will power, motivational skill and research skills.

S. No.

Name

Designation

Qualification

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Dr. Raj Singh

Associate Professor & HOD

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Dr. Anju Rani

Assistant Professor

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Dr. Permod Kumar

Assistant Professor

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Ms. Anubha Sharma

Assistant Professor

M.Sc.

Dr. Raj Singh : Ph.D (Botany with specialization in Mycology), 15 years teaching experience, 17 research publications in international and national journals and participated in 24 international and national conferences and organized one national conference. 02 Book Chapter in Springer

Dr. Anju Rani : Ph.D (Botany with specialization in Plant Pathology), 10 years teaching experience, 26 research publications in national & international journals and participated in 15 national and international conferences. 01 Book Chapter in Springer

Dr. Permod Kumar: Ph.D (Botany with specialization in Environmental Microbiology), 5 years teaching experience, 6 research publication in national & international journals and participated in 19 national and international conferences and awarded young scientist award.

Ms. Anubha Sharma: M.Sc. Botany, 2 years teaching experience, participated in 1 national conference.

Curriculum enrichment programs:

1. Departmental activities: Celebrations of World Biodiversity Day (23.5.2106), World Ozone Day(16.9.2016), World Environment Day organized (5.6.2016).

Faculty involved: Dr. Raj Singh (HOD), Dr. Anju Rani, Dr. Permod Kumar and Ms. Anubha Sharma.

2. Cultural Activities: Students participated in Cultural Fest 2015-16, got Second Prize in group dance, solo singing, rangoli. Got Consolation Prize in Debate in all India University competition.

Faculty involved: Dr. Anju Rani (College Co-ordinator and University member of Cultural Committee from 2015 to till date).

3. Sports: Team of KVFOS got gold medal in Volleyvall in inter-colligate tournament of the University in 2015. Participated in all India University Judo Championship in KIIT University, Bhubneshewar, Orrisa.

Faculty involved: Dr. Raj Singh (member of Sport Committee of FOS)