Programs

M. Phil and Ph.D:

The Department of Botany has launched M. Phil. and Ph.D Programs since 2012. The research degree of M. Phil. and Ph.D will be of two and three year's duration respectively. In the first year, students will study taught courses consisting of two semesters (each of 16 weeks duration) in partial fulfillment of the degree as per criterion of HEC. The course is geared towards providing research training in the various disciplines of Botany and its sister disciplines. The major fields of research groups offered comprise of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Fungal Biotechnology, Environmental Biology, Medicinal Plant Biotechnology, Plant Systematics, Physiology, Genetic Engineering, DNA Technology, OMICs Technology and Plant Biodiversity Conservation, Commercialization of Local flora, Numerical Taxonomy, Proteomics, Tissue Culture, Ethnobotany, Chemotaxonomy, Ecology, Edaphalogy, Microbiology, Applied Forestry Research, Agronomics and Horticulture and Bioinformatics.

Admission Requirement

  1. M. Sc.

The criterion to apply for the admission in M. Sc. Botany is that applicant must have passed B. Sc. with Botany, Zoology and Chemistry with at least second division (45% Marks).

  1. M. Phil.

The criterion to apply for the admission in M. Phil. Botany is that applicant must has passed M.Sc Botany at least second division (CGPA-2.5 or more/ as per HEC policy) with no third division during the whole academic career. An aptitude test and interview is conducted and final merit is formulated on aggregate based on academia, aptitude test and interview. The students have to pass NTS with a minimum 50% score (as per HEC requirement) and provide the certificate as per policy of University in stipulated time frame.

  1. Ph.D

The criterion to apply for the admission in Ph.D Botany is that the applicant must have passed M. Phil. (CGPA-3.0 or more/ as per policy of HEC) with no third division during the whole academic career. An aptitude test and interview is conducted and final merit is formulated on aggregate based on academia, aptitude test and interview. The students have to pass GRE (international) Subject Test with minimum percentile score 60% (as per HEC requirement) and provide the certificate as per policy of University in stipulated time frame.