The Department of Botany is one of the major disciplines in the faculty of Natural Sciences. Although it was started with very limited number of faculty members in the year 1980, it has now 7 (Seven) highly qualified faculty, mostly trained and educated abroad. At the start, the Department was primarily engaged in teaching however; the research was carried out only on a limited scale. With the passage of time, when the Campus became full-fledged University in the year 1987, the research activities of the Department increased, the faculty has produced more than 12 PhDs and about 37 MPhil/MS scholars. A number of students are registered for both higher degrees and their final degrees are under process. The department has two major components, Date Palm Research Institute (DPRI) and Center for Biodiversity & Conservatio (CBC), including Botanical Garden and Herbarium.


  1. B.S (Four-Year) 
  2. M. Sc (Two-Year) 
  3. MS/M.Phil. 
  4. Ph.D.

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