Doctor of Philosophy | Ph.D.

Ph.D programme will be for a minimum duration of 3 years and maximum duration of 6 years .Minimum eligibility to register for Ph.D in Botany is M.Sc ( By papers ) /MSc ( By research )in any subject. It is mandatory to publish two research papers during the tenure of Ph.D programme based on their experimental data.

They would be able to present their research findings in conferences and can also be able to apply for patents.

Career Prospects

  • Mandatory Ph.D degree for teaching in senior college. Opportunity to do Post doctorate , work as research associates in research institutes.
  • Opportunity to work abroad and employability in government ( CSIR , CDRI ,CIMAP )and private sector( Pharma industry) , entrepreneur.

Research Facilities

  • UV-visible spectrophotometer
  • Electrophoresis assembly
  • Clevenger apparatus
  • Soxhlet apparatus
  • Photo bioreactor (50L) capacity
  • Phase contrast microscope
  • Central instrumentation facility
  • Botanical and medicinal plant garden
  • Plant tissue culture laboratory

Research Guides

  • Dr.Ajit Katdare.( Mycology )
  • Dr.Meena Patankar.( Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry )

Research Area

  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Phytochemistry
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Mycology
  • Aerobiology
  • Environmental Botany
  • Developmental Biology
  • Cytogenetics and Molecular biology

Eminent Alumni


  • Botanical and Medicinal plant garden for Cultivation studies.
  • Plant tissue culture Laboratory
  • Well-equipped research laboratory

Head of the Department

Mrs. Supriya Janabandhu