Department Of Plant Biology &
Plant Biotechnology

(Formerly, Dept. of Botany)

The Department of Botany was established in the year 1979, under the Headship of Prof. Arunachalam, with Mr. Balakrishnan as demonstrator. They promoted love for plants and spirit of inquiry amongst students, which are still the highlights of this Department. Those who studied here, are now shaping the teaching of Botany in schools, colleges, and even in Universities.

The Department runs a need based regular B.Sc. degree course. The department is equipped with student and Research microscopes, UV-VIS spectrophotometer, Rotary shakers, Laminar flow chambers, herbarium, and a botanical garden for teaching and research.

The Botany Department is housed in a block with adequate space for teaching and research. Besides teaching, the faculty is actively involved in research. The current research interests of the faculty include: taxonomy, anatomy, ethnobotany, biodiversity and microbiology.

Here, in this Department, adequate training in plant sciences that is relevant to the needs of the day which appeals to the intellectual and vocational aspirations of the students of the present and future are being offered with.


SI .No. Faculty, Qualification & Designation Profile
1. Dr. J.Asokan, M.Sc., Ph.D. – Assistant Professor & Head View
2. Dr. N.Nedumaran, M.Sc., Ph.D. – Assistant Professor View
3. Dr. S.P.Kamala Nalini, M.Sc., Ph.D. – Assistant Professor View