B.Sc. IN BOTANY

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BOTANY

Bachelor of Science in Botany or B.Sc. Botany is a 3-year undergraduate course. The minimum eligibility criterion for which is the successful completion of 10+2 level of education in Science stream. B.Sc. Botany admission is either based on entrance exams conducted by some institutions or merit based admission.

Botany, plant science or plant biology is a branch of biology that involves the scientific study of plant life. Botany covers a wide range of scientific disciplines concerned with the study of plants, algae and fungi including structure, growth, reproduction, metabolism, development, diseases, chemical properties and evolutionary relationships among taxonomic groups. Botany began with early human efforts to identify edible, medicinal and poisonous plants, making it one of the oldest sciences. The structure of these courses are designed while keeping in mind the market demand for skilled and efficient professional who can effectively cater to the demands of growing botanical industry.

ELIGIBILITY FOR B.Sc. IN BOTANY

  • 10+2 in Science Stream.

  • Course duration – 3 years.

  • Minimum percentage required – 50%.

  • Age limit – 17 years and above.

CORE TOPICS/SUBJECTS COVERED IN THIS COURSE (B.Sc. IN BOTANY)

  • Diversity of Microbes

  • Cell Biology

  • Diversity of Archegoniate

  • Genetics

  • Seed Plants

  • Plant Anatomy

  • Plant Embryology

  • Plant Physiology

  • Ecology

  • Biochemistry

  • Plant Biotechnology

  • Economic Botany

ELIGIBILITY AND PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION

The candidates seeking admission to B.Sc. in Botany are required to submit the application form and the admission is granted to them through a merit list prepared by the institute on the basis of their marks in 10+2.

Some colleges conduct entrance exams for admission to this course. Students are shortlisted on the basis of marks scored in entrance exams and 10+2.

EMPLOYMENT AREAS FOR B.Sc. IN BOTANY

  • Colleges & Universities

  • Botanical Gardens

  • Farm Management Organizations

  • Fertilizer & Chemicals Plants

  • Food Institutes

  • Plant genetics

  • Nursery farms

  • Environmental Consultancies

  • Herbal Products Companies

  • Hospitals

  • Research and Development firms

  • Medical Research

  • Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Medical content writing

RECRUITMENT COMPANIES FOR B.Sc. BOTANY

  • IKS Health

  • GVK Biosciences

  • Accenture

  • Cactus Communications

  • Intas Pharmaceuticals

  • Cognizant Technology

  • Indegene Life Systems

  • US Technology

B.Sc. IN BOTANY JOB PROFILES

  • Botany Content Developer

  • Botany Researcher

  • Botany Technician

  • Botanist

  • Conservationist

  • Ecologist

  • Environmental Consultant

  • Farming Consultant

  • Forester

  • Molecular Biologist

  • Laboratory Technician

  • Nursery Manager

  • Museum Educator

  • Plant Explorer

  • Natural Resource Manager

  • Plant Biochemist

  • Plant Researcher

  • Science Adviser

  • Teacher/Tutor

  • Subject Matter Expert

GOVERNMENT JOBS FOR B.Sc. BOTANY

A candidate with a bachelor’s degree in botany can apply to different jobs through the test conducted by following organization in the government sector.

  • Union Public Service Commission

  • Staff Selection Commission

  • Indian Forest Services

  • Public Sector Banks

  • State PCS

  • Indian Defense Services

  • ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization)

  • Indian Railways

  • IBPS

  • Teaching profession in government sector after B.Sc.

To start the career as teacher in schools, you should have a B.Ed along with basic degree. 

TOP COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES FOR B.Sc. IN BOTANY

  1. CHRIST UNIVERSITY, BANGLORE

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 21,667 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – UGC, NAAC-A

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1969

  • AFFILIATED TO – DEEMED TO BE UNIVERSITY

 

  1. XAVIER’S COLLEGE, MUMBAI

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 6,263 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – UGC, NAAC-A

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1869

  • AFFILIATION TO – UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI, MUMBAI

  1. MG SCINECE INSTITUTE, AHMEDABAD

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 3,000 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – UGC, NAAC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1946

  • AFFILIATION TO – GU, AHMEDABAD

 

  1. FERGUSSON COLLEGE, PUNE

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 2,462 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – NAAC-A

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1885

  • AFFILIATED TO – SAVITRIBAI PHULE PUNE UNIVERSITY, PUNE

  1. SACRED HEART COLLEGE, THEVARA, ERNAKULAM

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 5,840 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – NAAC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1944

  • AFFILIATED TO – MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY, KOTTAYAM

 

  1. KISHINCHAND CHELLARAM COLLEGE, CHURCH GATE, MUMBAI

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 6,875 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – NAAC-A

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1954

  • AFFILIATED TO – UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI, MUMBAI

 

  1. ST ANN’S COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, HYDERABAD

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 17,155 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – AICTE, NAAC-A

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1983

  • AFFILIATED TO – OSMANIA UNIVERSITY, HYDERABAD

 

  1. MAHARANI LAKSHMI AMMANI COLLEGE FOR WOMEN,BANGLORE

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • APPROVED BY – AICTE, NAAC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1972

  • AFFILIATED TO – BANGLORE UNIVERSITY, BANGLORE 

DISTANCE / CORRESPONDENCE COLLEGES FOR B.Sc. IN BOTANY

  1. INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, NEW DELHI

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 4,200 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – AICTE, NCTE, NAAC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1985

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