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Botany Department was one of the first departments to be started in 1958 when the College was started.  The Department offers the study of Botany for the Intermediate and Degree Courses.

The B. Sc Botany syllabus is framed by the Department in consultation with Subject experts from Universities. 

Core Courses  
  • Plant Diversity-I
  • Plant Diversity-II
  • Plant diversity-III
  • Plant diversity-IV
  • Cell Biology & Genetics
  • Microbiology & Biotech
  • Ecology & Biodiversity
  • Plant Physiology & Seed Technology

Inter Disciplinary Electives
  • Horticulture
  • Nursery Management

A highlight of the Botany Department is the inclusion of performance oriented practical in Microbiology, Physiology, Ecology etc… with the help of the well equipped laboratory, through field works, visits to laboratories, conservatories, Botanical Gardens, parks and places of interests.

Teaching Learning Evaluation – Methods, Activities and Innovation

Lecture Method, Lecture and Demonstration Method, Informally in the Library, Field Visits (On The Spot Study), Seminars, Group Discussions, Quiz, Audio-Visual Aids(Charts, Slides Flash Cards, Powerpoint), Mini Projects, Exhibitions or Displays, Guest Lectures And Assignments.

Awards/Prizes of the department

  • Mrs. Indira Devi Vaddiparty Prizefor Best Final Year B.Sc. Biology
  • Merit Prize for Botanical Excellence awarded to final year student who secures     highest marks in Botany (Theory & Practicals) instituted by staff of Botany Department, SJC.
  • Sri.M.S.B Sastry Scholarship instituted by Mrs.R.Suryakumari, Former Head of the Dept of  Botany for III year C.B.Z student who gets  highest marks in all three subjects