The Department of Botany which began as a pre-university course was upgraded to the graduate level in 1960. It has evolved into a full-fledged department with facilities for research. The department has 3 permanent faculty members and all are Ph.D. holders. The department offers programs at the Graduate level
To create graduates with excellent theoretical knowledge and practical skills in plant science and technology while promoting scientific research and community service.
To provide students with an education that blends a thorough academic program with hands-on learning and exposure to the outdoors, enabling them to enter a dynamic and productive research environment and develop a strong social commitment to the environment and the community.