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Botany

 

  • The Department started initially with Intermediate course.
  • Grew into an Honours Department in 1965
  • The percentage of first class from this department is 75 on an average.
  • PG Course started from 2007 – 2008 session

 

The department was initially started with Intermediate Course, subsequently Degree Course (pass) was opened and the Honours Course in Botany was started in 1965. At present there are 15 seats for new entrants to Botany, Honours Course. The Honours Course is going on at present in the day section and the Pass Course is in the morning section.

The eminent persons who taught in this department were Prof. Dr. S.N. Bhaduri, M.Sc., Ph.D.(Lond.); Dr. A.K. Dutta, M.Sc., Ph.D.; Dr. R. Prasad, M.Sc., Ph.D. and so on.

At present the student (Hons.) : teacher ratio is 3:1. The result of University Examinations for last few years reveals that the percentage of first class from this department is 75 on an average.

After passing from this department and obtaining higher qualifications the students were absorbed in different Universities and Colleges in teaching posts. Many are working as Scientists. There is opening for the students to work in forest services and other services at state or national level.

As in the past the present teachers are also engaged in different research activities. At present an U.G.C. sponsored minor research project is running under Dr. S. Bhattacharya.

The PG Course

It is the only college under the University of Burdwan that offer Post Graduation course in Botany from the academic session 2007 – 2008. At present there is a provision of fifteen students for the admission in PG Course in Botany. The college at present offers two special papers, i.e., Plant Physiology, Biochemistry and Mycology & Plant Pathology in PG Botany.

 

 

 

FACULTY MEMBERS OF BOTANY DEPARTMENT

Name Designation Qualification Mail ID Contact No
Dr. Debabrata Mukhopadhyay Associate Professor Head M. Sc., Ph D. dmukhopadhyaykalyani @gmail.com 9433814964
Dr. Sukumar sarkar Associate Professor M. Sc., Ph D. sarkarsdss@hotmail.com 9433524345
Dr. Subrata Mitra Associate Professor M. Sc., Ph D. subratamitra2000@gmail.com 9434124359
Dr. Biswajit De Associate Professor M. Sc., Ph D. debiswajit68@gmail.com 9804619397
Dr. Samir Pal Associate Professor M. Sc., Ph D. samirpal1957@gmail.com 9432137622
Dr. Dipan Adhikari Assistant Professor M. Sc., Ph D. dipanadhikari@gmail.com 9830115032
Miss Manashi Aditya Assistant Professor M. Sc.(Gold Medalist),Persuing Ph. D.from B.U. adityamanashi@gmail.com 9734732667
Dr. Mohanlal Ghosh Hon. Guest Teacher M. Sc., Ph D.
Dr. Monojit Debnath Part time Teacher M. Sc. Ph D. mandeb@rediffmail.com 9432110943
Dr.Swapan Kr Chattopadhyay Guest Teacher M. Sc. Ph D. Dr.swapankumarchatterjee @gmail.com 9474554441
Prof. Kalyan Kr. De Guest Teacher M. Sc., Ph D. 9832087564
Dr Tapas kr.Das Guest Teacher M. Sc., Ph D. 9434574188
Dr. Kamal Kanti Chattapadhyay Guest Teacher M.Sc Ph D. k.k.siuri.@gmail.com 9432174162

NON TEACHING MEMBERS OF BOTANY DEPARTMENT

NAME DESIGNATION CONTACT NO
Sri Santosh Hansda Bearer 9475739630
Ajoy Kr. Routh Bearer 9432528925