Periyar University,Salem
அறிவால் விளையும் உலகு
Wisdom Makth the World

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Botany was established in the year 2011. The department is being blooming in to making wisdom. Our mission is to discover, maintain, and transmit knowledge concerning basic plant biology and provide leadership in the biological sciences. The department is successfully running postgraduate programme in Botany from the Academic year 2011-2012 and M.Phil. (Regular) and Ph.D. programmes in (Regular & Part Time).

RESOURCES FOR TEACHING AND RESEARCH

The department has separate class and laboratory facilities for teaching and research programmes. PG and research laboratories are established. Instruments, chemicals specimens, slides and other facilities such as furnishing the laboratories are equipped

RESEARCH PROGRAMME

The department of Botany is attempting to contribute solutions to the problems through its broad based and innovative research through M.Phil. and Ph.D. research programmes are started with various disciplines of Plant Science.

VISION

Our vision is to disseminate the knowledge in Biological Science especially in Plant Science and conduct innovative research, teaching and outreach on the patterns and processes of life with a focus on Plants and their environment.

MISSION

We focus on nurture the student knowledge by enable to predict and understanding the mysteries of life forms. Our mission is to cultivate the potential students to human society to serve the people by scientific way to facilitate their life.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

  • M.Sc.,
  • M.Phil.,
  • Ph.D.,

FACULTY

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ACTIVITIES

Research activities span the entire range of the plant sciences, including plant systematic, genetics and breeding physiology, ecology molecular biology etc. The department of Botany is engaging innovative teaching with modern technology such as power point presentation, animation videos with updated online information to the students. Along with these, post graduate students are engaged to attend the national seminars, interdepartmental special lectures by emeritus/eminent national and international scholars and also encouraged to pursue the National Eligibility Test (UGC and CSIR), Civil Service Examinations.

Department Activities

Conference and Publications
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Extension Activities

Extension activities is planned to train the local peoples to cultivate the mushrooms, vermicomposting and Panjakavya in self-employment basis.

FACILITIES

  • Compound and dissection microscopes
  • Microtome, high speed centrifuge
  • Electronic balance, ph meter, cyclomixer.
  • Distillation counter, tlc, column chromatography.
  • Incubator, electrophoresis (page), air flow chamber.
  • Uv-trans illuminator, autoclave.
  • Deep freezer (-20), pcr, gel documentation.
  • Uv- visible spectrophotometer.
  • Hot air oven, etc..

FUNDED PROJECT

S. No Project Title Funding Agency Period Amount
1 Lead induced chromosomal aberrations in Black gram (Vigna mungo L. Hepper) UGC – Start Up Grant 2014-2016 Rs. 6,00,000
2 Phytochemistry, Pharmacological and Pharmacognostical studies on Justicia gerdarussa Linn. Potential for Pharmaceutical Applications UGC Start up – Grant Scheme 2014-2016 Rs. 6,00,000

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Programmes Syllabus
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M. Phil., Download

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CONTACT

  • Department of Botany

  • Periyar University
  • Periyar Palkalai Nagar
  • Salem – 636011
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India
  • Ph: 0427-2345766 (Ext.No: 279 , 280)
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Department of Geology – National Seminar on Effects of Paleo and Anthropogenic Events on Earth System and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Geological Society of India – 19th-21th September 2018
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