Department of Botany


Botany Department was established in the year 1956. In 1968-69 Botany was started as one of the major subject on the needs of students. In 1981 it was started as one of the optional subject for B.Sc course. In 2006 semester system is introduced and CBCS is introduced in 2018 for B.Sc course. Since 1968 Department has well established with equipped laboratory. The Department has a museum with good collection of specimens. The department is maintaining the garden with many medicinal and ornamental plants in the college campus. The faculty members published and presented papers in National and International Scientific Journals /Conference /Seminars. The department arranges the Guest lectures by various reputed scientists/ Educationists. Overall result of our department is more than 90% and students are getting rank every year.
To provide quality education, foster creative ideas and promote innovative human enterprise with inspiration initiatives for academic excellence, research to meet the global challenges in Botany.
To empower students to enhance knowledge in independent learning skills; build confidence and leadership qualities. Provide inputs beyond curriculum and enable the professional development for enhanced employability and engage in the education, service and research activities.
FUTURE PLAN OF THE DEPARTMENT :
  • Plan to apply proposal for major /minor research projects.
  • Plan to apply for research Guide-ship to Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi.
  • Plan to organize extension work in rural areas.
  • Plan to start Skill enhancement courses.

The existing staff members of Botany Department are :

Sl No Faculty Name Designation Qualification
1 Dr. (Smt.) Shaila Hiremath H.O.D, Prof. Assistant M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
2 Dr. Latadevi Karikal Associate Professor M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
3 Mr. Neelakantharao.N.Chitagi Lecturer M.Sc.,KSET,B.Ed.