DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

The department offers six units major course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Botany taught by experienced and dedicated faculty.

The department has well equipped laboratories including Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory; Green House, Botanical Garden, Herbarium, Natural History Museum & Department Library.

The other highlights of the department include use of audio-visual aids in teaching; guest lectures; field visits and study tours to places of botanical interest within and outside Goa; research based Final Year Students’ projects; plants displays; department Notice Board for display of literature on ‘Biology News’ & ‘Values and Personality Development’; hands-on-training in mushroom cultivation; summer internship programmes for students at NIO/ICAR, Goa etc.

Career opportunities for students include continuing further studies to obtain M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree; employment as Teachers/Professors in academic institutions; employment in State & National organizations and Administrative services; continuing research as a career; self-employment opportunities as landscape gardeners, florists, horticulturists, progressive farmers, etc.

FACULTY MEMBERS:

  1. Dr. Mini Vijayan                      (Associate Professor, HOD)
  2. Mrs. Meena Miranda e Verdes (Associate Professor)
  3. Dr. Divakar Mesta                    (Assistant Professor)
  4. Dr. Puja Sakhalkar                   (Assistant Professor)