Department of 

Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology

Year of Establishment:

1985

About

The Department was started in 1976 and B.Sc. Botany was introduced in 1985. The Department and programme took on the name 'Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology' in 2000.


The Spotlight
  • The Curriculum encompasses modern bio-tech techniques with laboratory facilities to provide practical know-how.

  • Vocational training in Mushroom Cultivation to provde students a foothold in entrepreneurship.

Programmes Offered

Programme
Shift
Government-Aided
Sanctioned Strength
B.Sc. Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology
Shift I
Yes
50

Courses Offered

Course
Category
Offered to
Shift
Allied Botany
Part III: Allied
B.Sc. Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology
Shift I
Mushroom Cultivation
Part IV: Skill-based Subject
B.Sc. Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology
Shift I
Basic Biology
Part IV: Non-major Elective
All UG Programmes
Shift I

MoUs

Faculty

Ms. Subha R.

Assistant Professor & HoD

Ms. Hema Lakshmi D.

Assistant Professor

Ms. Elakiya V.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Selvi V.

Assistant Professor

Ms. Gayathri A.

Assistant Professor

Recent Events

  • Student seminar was conducted on 9 March, 2022 on the topic "Plants-Nature's Gift to Humankind". The Chief Guest was Dr. R. Dhamotharan, Associate Professor and Head, Department of PBPBT, Presidency College, Chennai.

  • Mushroom cultivation training was organized for students

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