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शासकीय विदर्भ ज्ञान विज्ञान संस्था, अमरावती
Government Vidarbha Institute of Science & Humanities, Amravati

NAAC Re-Accredited with Grade "A" (2nd Cycle) with CGPA 3.32

Dept.of Botany...

Department of Botany is one of the oldest departments of Plant Sciences in Vidarbha region. It started its existence in 1923 and P.G. in 1948. From the inception department has been steadily making progress in various courses and Research.

Department offered UG course - B.Sc. Three year (Six semesters) Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. Intake -120 seats. Eligibility- students passing H.Sc. examination with Chemistry and Biology or Para Medical Group as per direction, 2010 of S.G.B.Amravati University are eligible for admission in B.Sc. I. (semester-I), on merit basis after declaration of H.Sc. Amravati Board result. As per new UGC curriculum department having three elective papers

  • 1)Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Plant Breeding
  • 2) Advanced Plant Physiology and biochemistry
  • 3) Taxonomy of Angiosperm, Photochemistry
and Pharmacognosy at M.Sc.II level.

Intake capacity – 20 grant seats + 10 non grant seats. Admission process will be started on after the declaration of B.Sc.III (Six semester) result of S.G.B. Amravati university, Amravati within 10 days (In the month of first or second week of June). The application form and prospectus and more details can be obtained from the Institute on any working day between 10.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. In 2007 -2008 Department has started regular M. Phil. (20 seats)and UGC sponsored Certificate course in Biotechnology.

Department has experienced highly motivated team teaching staff had Ph.D. degree and Ph.D. supervisor of S.G.B. Amravati University. Amravati. Besides, Department had well sophisticated instrumentation instruments for Research. Department had recognized research laboratories and linkages. Academic and Research work is constantly going on in Botany; especially in the field of Taxonomy, medicinal plants, Cytology, Molecular biology, Mutation breeding, Ecology, and Physiology. Besides Department had old Museum, sectional library, sectional botanical garden and Research field.In view of its academic excellence the department of Botany has recognized by DBT and received star college grant for UG level as well as FIST grant of Department of Science and Technology New Delhi.


Head Of the Department

Sr. No. Name Designation Qualification Experience(Years) Photo Details
1 Dr. Satish N. Malode H.O.D. M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D. 23 years View

Teaching Staff

Sr. No. Name Designation Qualification Experience(Years) Photo Details
1 Dr. Satish N. Malode Associate Prof. & M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D. 23 years View
2 Dr. Manjusha R. Wath Associate Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., SET 11 years View
3 Dr. Maroti S.Darade Assistant Prof. M.Sc.,B.Ed., Ph.D. 20 years View
4 Dr. Varsha D. Hutke Assistant Prof. M.Sc., Ph.D. 12 Years View
5 Dr. Kalpana V. Kothale Assistant Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil. Ph.D. 7 years View
6 Dr. Uma N Thakur Assistant Professor M.Sc.Ph.D. NET, SET,GATE 5 Months View
7 Dr. Umesh B. Jagtap Assistant Professor M.Sc.Ph.D. 1 yrs View
8 Dr. Swapnil E Mahamune Assistant Professor M.Sc.Ph.D. 4 yrs View
9 Dr. Sushama Borkar Assistant Professor M.Sc Ph.D 28 Yrs View

Non Teaching Staff

Sr.No. Name Designation
1 Smt. Rekha M. Metkar Laboratory Assistant
2 Shri. Manohar G. Sande Laboratory Attendant
3 Shri. Suresh I. Mohod Laboratory Attendant
4 Smt. Madhuri D. Kothare Laboratory Attendant
5 Smt. Mandakini Shyamrao Gosawi Peon
6 Shri. Sunil Tayade Laboratory Attendant

शासकीय विदर्भ ज्ञान विज्ञान संस्था, अमरावती
Government Vidarbha Institute of Science & Humanities,Amravati
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