The Post-Graduate (M.Sc.) curricula in Botany is of two-years duration with total of 1500 marks. The system of examinations is of semester pattern. There will be four semesters consisting of four theory papers for First, Second and Third semesters and two theory papers for the Fourth Semester. There will be two practical papers in each semester (First to Third) and one practical in the Fourth semester. In addition, students have to carry out a project work to be initiated in the third semester and shall be completed in the Fourth semester. Each theory paper carries an internal assessment of 20% of the total marks. Each theory and practical examinations will be of three hours duration. The project work carries 100 marks, 50 for the dissertation and 50 for the seminar presentation.
The students are entered into the course on the basis of their career in the qualifying examination.
10:30 am -2:15 pm (5 theory Classes and 3 practical classes, 45 minutes each).
The M. Phil. course in Botany is of one year duration from January to December comprising of two theory papers of 100 marks each and dissertation of 100 marks (Total 300 marks). The theory examination is held after six months of admission. The students are required to submit the dissertation before 31st December. The curriculum is designed to orient the students interested to pursue for a career in research.
The students are entered into the course on the basis of their career in the qualifying examination followed by written and oral examinations.
10.30 am – 4.30 pm (Dissertation and theory classes)
A candidate is allowed to register for Ph.D. after qualifying the URET examination. The candidate is then required to undergo course work of six months comprising of two theory papers of 100 marks each. After successfully completing the course work the candidate is allowed for Ph.D. registration.
As per the prevelaing regulation of the University a candidate in order to enroll for Ph. D. has to qualify in the University Research Entrace Test (URET) or National Entrace Test (NET) conducted by CSIR-UGC or Through the award of DST- ISPIRE or Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship and MANF by the UGC.
Six month course from January to June of the year.
D.Sc. is the highest degree offered by the University in science. A scholar with proven high academic calibre in plant science, evident from at least two research papers published in high impact journals are normally allowed for D.Sc. registration.