HOD | Associate Professor
E-mail: Phone: 03005300325
Department of Botany opened its BS Botany [4 Year] Programme in October, 2015, and currently more than 175 students are pursuing their careers in Plant Sciences. Creativity and innovation in academics also revolves around the awareness of the academic thoughts evolving in the world of academics across the world. One of the most important aspects of the semester system which provides maximum strength to the career of a graduate depends on how successfully a department knits together the contents of all the courses which it offers. Considering careers of graduates in the rapidly globalizing world, botany department has been designing its curricula in light of the best available guidelines including HEC and other established universities in Pakistan & Azad Jammu & Kashmir. Botany department foresees career success of its graduates in the spheres of agriculture, industry, academics and research. Success of an academic institution reflects the intellectual success of a community and nation.
Plant sciences have been transformed in the last few decades. This department envisions to strive for quality education in plant sciences and actualise excellence in producing and disseminating the relevant knowledge, to encourage a clear, comprehensive and advanced mastery in this field, to explore the intricacies of life forms at cellular, molecular and Nano level, to sustain students’ motivation and enthusiasm, and to help them not only to appreciate the beauty of different life forms, but also to inspire them in the dissemination of the concept of biodiversity conservation, to develop, design and carry out an independent piece of research, and to critically analyse new theories and conceptual issues in Plant Science.
Our mission is to produce outstanding graduates and nurture them to learn and apply advanced knowledge of plant sciences on broader prospects of Agricultural, Pharmaceutical, Industrial and Environmental Research. We aim to conduct problem oriented applied research for the betterment of society utilizing biological resources with team work, enthusiasm, integrity, respect, quality and excellence.
Currently two programmes BS Botany 4-year degree and MPhil Botany 2-year are going on in Department of Botany. Application for starting the PhD programme is under review in HEC.
SCHEME OF STUDIES
FOR 4 YEAR INTEGRATED BS PROGRAMME
* University has the option to recommend any other course in lieu of English IV
** To be chosen from list of General Courses / It can be (3+0 or 2+1) depending upon recommendation of the concerned Board of studies.
MPhil Botany 2-Year Programme
List of Proposed Core Courses (MS/MPHIL):
List of Proposed Optional Courses (MS/MPHIL):
Phone: 0300 2945707