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Welcome to Department of Botany



The Botany Department was established in 1954. Formerly it was affiliated to Osmania University, Hyderabad State as an intermediate college of Arts & Science. It is the First department in Marathwada region before establishment of Marathwada University in 1985. Numerous students learn from this department & most of the students are working in various services of State & Central Govt. & some students are fully engaged in Research Institutes, Private Organizations & different companies & also abroad.

Currently now Dr. Sulochana R. Rathod is Head & Assistant Professorof the department.

The students passed out from this department have got opportunities in various fields of Life Science like Forestry, Agriculture, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Environment, Genetics, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Taxonomy, Forensic Science & Plant Tissue Culture Industry.

Achievement of Departments: In academic year 2013-2014 Botany Department had arranged events which was sponsored by UGC-WRO Pune.

  • State Level Workshop conducted on 27th & 28th October 2013 on “Biodiversity in Plants”.
  • National Level Conference was organized on 27th & 28th December 2013 on “Recent advances in Biotechnology for Sustainable Development in Agriculture”.
  • Workshop on “Hands on training on Tissue Culture technology”in December 2016.

In Department the Faculties have different Specializations such as Plant Pathology, Plant Taxonomy& Cytogenetic & Plant Breeding and Phycology.


Dr. Smt. Rathod S. R.

M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR & HOD

Dr. Rajesh W. Raut

M.Sc. Ph.D. NET

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Dr. Nazir Shaikh

M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D.

Lecturer in Junior College

Shri. Y.P. Malche

M.Sc. B.Ed

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

DR.SEEMA SHALIGRAM BODKHE

Ph.D.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR