Botany

DEPARTMENT  OF BOTANY


The Post Graduate Department of Botany offers two pogrammes namely,

1. BSc Botany (since 1981)  and

2. MSc Botany (self financing) (since 2003) 


Faculty


Faculty for Undergraduate Division

1. Asso. Prof. Rachel Thomas MSc; BEd; Mphil.    

    HOD                           

    04936221020, 9497085858

    E-mail : rachelthomas1966@gmail.com


2. Asst. Prof.Dr. Raji R. MSc; PhD.                                                                                  

     9539421491


Faculty for Post Graduate Division


1. Prof. Wilson M. MSc 

2. Asst. Prof. Greeshma Vasu MSc

3. Asst, Prof. Anusha K. MSc

4. Asst. Prof. Ramyasree P.R. MSc

Tutors

The following is a list of tutors for each class:

Tutors for BSc. Botany

S1-S2 Bot. - Smt. Rachel Thomas

S3-S4 Bot. - Dr. Raji R.

S5-S6 Bot. - Smt. Rachel Thomas

Tutors for MSc. Botany

I/IInd Sem - Greeshma Vasu

III/IVth Sem - Prof. M. Wilson

 

 

 

Sl.

COURSE

NAME OF COURSES

SUBJECT

No.

CODE

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER I

 

 

1

ENG1A01

THE FOUR SKILLS FOR COMMUNICATION

ENGLISH

2

ENG1A02

MODERN PROSE & DRAMA

ENGLISH

3

MAL1A01

MALAYALASAHITHYAM - I

MALAYALAM

4

A07HN

PROSE & DRAMA

HINDI

5

BOT1BO1T

ANGIOSPERM ANATOMY

 

 

6

ZO1CO1

ANIMAL DIVERSITY AND WILD LIFE

 

 

7

CH1CO1

GENERAL CHEMISTRY

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER II

 

 

1

ENG2A03

INSPIRING EXPRESSIONS

ENGLISH

2

ENG2A04

READINGS ON SOCIETY

ENGLISH

3

MAL2A02

MALAYALASAHITHYAM - II

MALAYALAM

4

A08HN

GRAMMER CORRESPONDENCE & TRANSLATION

HINDI

5

BOT2BO2T

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY & MICRO TECHNIQUE

BOTANY

6

ZO2CO3

ECONOMIC ZOOLOGY

ZOOLOGY

7

CHE2C02

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

CHEMISTRY

 

 

SEMESTER III

 

 

1

ENG3A05

NATIVE MEDIA IN ENGLISH

ENGLISH

2

MAL3A03

MALAYALA SAHITHYAM-III

MALAYALAM

3

A09HN

POETRY IN HINDI

HINDI

4

B03TB03T

MICRO BIOLOGY, MYCOLOGY,LICHENOLOGY &

 

 

 

 

PLANT PATHOLOGY

BOTANY

5

Z03C03

PHYSIOLOGY, TOXICOLOGY AND ETHOLOGY

ZOOLOGY

6

CHE3C03

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

CHEMISTRY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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COURSE

NAME OF COURSES

SUBJECT

No.

CODE

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER IV

 

 

1

ENG4A06

READING FICTION AND NON FICTION

ENGLISH

2

MAL3A04

MALAYALA SAHITHYAM 4

MALAYALAM

3

HNA10

NOVEL & SHORT STORY

HINDI

4

BOT4BO4T

PHYCOLOGY, BRYOLOGY & PTERIDOLOGY

BOTANY

5

BOT4BO4P

BOTANY PRACTICAL PAPER-I

 

 

 

 

ANGIOSPERM, ANATOMY, REASEARCH

 

 

 

 

METHODOLOGY, MICRO TECHNIQUE, MICRO

 

 

 

 

BIOLOGY, MYCOLOGY, LICHENOLOGY, PLANT

 

 

 

 

PATHOLOGY, PHYCOLOGY, BRYOLOGY & PTERIDOLOGY

BOTANY

6

ZO4C04

GENETICS AND IMMUNOLOGY

ZOOLOGY (Comp.)

7

ZO4C04

ZOOLOGY PRACTICAL

ZOOLOGY (Comp.)

8

CHE4C04

PHYSICAL AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY

CHEMISTRY (Comp.)

9

CHE4C05(P)

CHEMISTRY PRACTICAL

CHEMISTRY (Comp.)

 

 

SEMESTER V

 

 

1

BOT5BO5T

GYMNOSPERMS, PALAEO BOTANY

 

 

 

 

PHYTOGEOGRAPHY & EVOLUTION

BOTANY CORE

2

BOT5BO6T

ANGIOSPERM MORPHOLOGY, PLANT SYSTEMATICS

BOTANY CORE

3

BOT5BO7T

EMBRYOLOGY, PALYNOLOGY, ECONOMIC BOTANY

 

 

 

 

ETHNO BOTANY & HORTICULTURE

BOTANY CORE

4

BOT5BO8T

GENERAL & BIO INFORMATICS, INTRODUCTORY

 

 

 

 

BIOTECHNOLOGY, MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

BOTANY CORE

5

BOT5BDO2

APPLIED BOTANY

OPEN COURSE

 

 

 

 

 

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COURSE

NAME OF COURSES

SUBJECT

No.

CODE

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER VI

 

 

1

BOT6B09T

GENETICS & PLANT BREEDING

BOTANY CORE

2

BOT6B10T

PLANT PHYSIOLOGY & METABOLISM

BOTANY CORE

3

BOT6B11T

CELL BIOLOGY & BIO CHEMISTRY

BOTANY CORE

4

BOT6B12T

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

BOTANY CORE

5

BOT6B05T

ADVANCED PLANT SYSTEMATICS

ELECTIVE PAPER’

6

PROJECT

PROJECT WORK

 

 

 

WORK

 

 

 

7         PRACTICAL

 

PAPER II   GYMNOSPERMS, PALAEO BOTANY, PHYTO GEOGRAPHY, BOTANY CORE

 

EVOLUTION,. ANGIOSPERM, MORPHOLOGY, PLANT

 

SYSTEMATICS, EMBRYOLOGY, PALYNOLOGY, ECONOMIC

 

BOTANY, ETHNO BOTANY, HORTICULTURE, GENERAL &

 

BIO INFORMATICS INTRODUCTORY BIOTECHNOLOGY &

 

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

 

8         PRACTICAL

 

PAPER III   GENETICS, PLANT BREEDING, PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 

BOTANY CORE

METABOLISM, CELL BIOLOGY, BIO CHEMISTRY &

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

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Syllabus for  M.Sc.

 

 

 

SEMESTER I

1       BO01CT01 PHYCOLOGY, BRYOLOGY, PTERIDOLOGY AND GYMNOSPERMS

 

2       BO01CT02 MYCOLOGY AND LICHENOLOGY, MICROBIOLOGY AND PLANT PATHOLOGY

 

3

BO0ICT03

ANGIOSPERM ANATOMY, EMBRYOLOGY, PALYNOLOGY AND LAB TECHNIQUES

4

BO0ICT04

PRACTICALS OF PHYCOLOGV, BRYOLOGY, PTERIDOLOGY, GYMNOSPERMS,

 

 

MYCOLOGY AND LICHENOLOGY, MICROBIOLOGY, PLANT PATHOLOGY.

 

 

ANGIOSPERM ANATOMY, EMBRYOLOGY, PALYNOLOGY AND LAB TECHNIQUES

 

 

SEMESTER II

1       BO02CT05 CELL BIOLOGY, MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOPHYSICS

 

2       BO02CT06 CYTOGENETICS, GENETICS, BIOSTATISTICS, PLANT BREEDING

AND EVOLUTION

 

3      BO02CT07 PLANT ECOLOGY, CONSERVATION BIOLOGY, PHYTOGEOGRAPHY

AND FOREST BOTANY

  


4      BO02CT08 PRACTICALS OF CELL BIOLOGY, MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, BIOPHYSICS,

                                           CYTOGENETICS, GENETICS, BIOSTATISTICS, PLANTBREEDING, PLANT ECOLOGY,

CONSERVATION BIOLOGY, PHYTOGEOGRAPHY AND FOREST BOTANY

 

SEMESTER III

 

1       BO03CT09 PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, METABOLISM AND BIOCHEMISTRY

 

2       BO03CT10 ANGIOSPERM MORPHOLOGY AND TAXONOMY AND PLANT RESOURCES

 

3       BO03CT11 BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOINFORMATICS

 

4       BO03CP12 PRACTICALS OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, METABOLISM, BIOCHEMISTRY,

ANGIOSPERM MORPHOLOGY, TAXONOMY PLANT RESOURCES,

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOINFORMATICS

 

SEMESTER IV

 

1       BO04ET13 PATHOLOGY OF PLANTATION CROPS AND SPICES

 

2       BO04ET14 GENETICS AND CROP IMPROVEMENT

 

3       BO04EPI5 PRACTICALS OF ELECTIVE 1

 

4       BO04EP16 PRACTICALS OF ELECTIVE II

 

5       BO04DN17 DISSERTATION

 

6       BO04VVI8 VIVA VOCE


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