The candidates should have B.Sc. or equivalent exams with Biology as one of the subject with atleast 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC/ST candidates)
The Master of Science program in Botany was started in 2016-17 academic year from Biotechnology Department of the University. M. Sc. in Botany course provides a broad background in the biology of plants – from the molecular to the organism level. Students of botany will take courses in ecology, genetics, physiology, taxonomy, anatomy, molecular biology of plants and biochemistry. The Department is providing its students with a broad knowledge of botany and equipping them with the tools and drive to conduct original independent research in the disciplines of plant sciences.The M.Sc. programin botany will help in meeting the manpower requirements of institutions of higher learning and research centres by providing qualified professional biologists. Further students are expected to make influential contributions to scientific discovery and engage in formal and informal teaching and mentoring, and progress to careers in academia, industry, government and non-governmental organizations. Students of Botany requires to undertake a combination of advanced coursework, participation in seminars, and original research. Present day botany is an exciting, ever-changing, diverse field with many different career opportunities.