The Department of Botany is located in Bhimber Campus of Mirpur University of Science & Technology (MUST). The department is offering education and applied research in different disciplines of Botany at M.Sc M.Phil and Ph.D levels.
M. Sc. Botany is a two-year degree Program. The course is in line with unified curriculum prescribed by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The Program consists of two main parts: (i) Compulsory Courses and (ii) Elective Courses with different fields of specialization. These courses are broad enough to encompass nearly all the major fields in Botany. These include Mycology, Fungal Biotechnology, Biodiversity Conservation, Plant Biotechnology, Environment Biology, Biochemistry, Medicinal Plant Biotechnology, Plant Pathology, Bioinformatics, Proteomics, Genomics, Ethnobotany, Advance Environmental Biotechnology, Ecology and Plant Systematics. It is worth mentioning that courses offered along with applied research in different fields of specialization are paramount for productivity of society and nation. The areas of specialization include Mushroom and Fugal Technology, Plant Pathology, Aquatic Ecology, Ecology, Phytosociology, Tissue Culture, Medicinal Plants, Microbiology, Environmental Biotechnology, Plant Stress Physiology, Ethnobotany, Edaphalogy, Plant Systematics, Plant Metabolism, Advanced Plant Physiology, Plant Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Proteomics, Genomics Plant Biodiversity Conservation, Virology & Bacteriology and Applied research on local flora.
Thesis is optional for the students. Though the thesis does not specify any limit, but the work produced will be inordinate to address any problem of environment, society and science in a comprehensive manner.
Dr. Muhammad Ishtiaq Ch.
Department of Botany.
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I feel proud to be student of Department of Botany at the institute of MUST (Bhimber Campus) and it was a great honor for me to learn under the great knowledge, affection & guidance of the teachers at the institute. The environment of the education here is very promising to learn and trim the talent. Those looking for best quality education are highly recommended to join this institution to make best out of their capability for themselves and for nation.
Syeda Maddah Faitma Kazmi