Department of Botany
The Department of Botany, Jamal Mohamed College was established in 1967 as a UG department, upgraded to PG level in 1985, and elevated as a research department offering M.Phil and Ph.D programme from 2002. The hallmark of this department is its excellent infrastructure facilities. The department has a good library, and three lecture halls each equipped with a Smartboard facility. The department has advanced instruments such as UV-visible spectrophotometer, 2-Dimensional gel electrophoresis, Thermocycler, Incubated shaker, and Plant tissue culture Lab facility to pursue research of high standard. Keeping pace with the advanced knowledge, the department has been updating the curriculum regularly. The department has successfully completed the University Grants Commission sponsored Innovative programme - PG Diploma in Biodiversity Informatics during 2013 - 2018 with a grant of Rs.55 lakhs & two Assistant Professors. The department has received grants for research projects from different funding agencies to the tune of more than Rs. 30,00,000 lakhs during the period 2006 to 2016. The department has also received grants from various funding agencies like DST, DBT, UGC, and TNSCST to conduct the National seminars, workshops, and hands-on training. In the year 2018, the Department of Botany was recognized by the Department of Science and Technology for improving the instrumentation facility under the FIST (phase - II) programme. In the year 2019, the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India supported the improvement of the Undergraduate programme under DBT Star College Scheme. The diploma in horticulture program started with the support of NSQ, UGC. Botany Department conducted a training, and internship program on Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics, Biostatistics, and Environment Management. More than 60 students have been awarded Ph.D., degrees from the department. As high as 150 research articles were published in peer-reviewed journals. Students of the Botany department constantly bring laurels by securing ranks in the Bharathidasan University Combined Ranking Examination every year. Department signed MOU with UiTM, Mara Malaysia, Horticulture agency Hosur for organizing conference and faculty and student exchange programme.
To inculcate and impart classical and applied knowledge of Botany and Practice social, environmental and biological ethics to excel in universal human values for leading a life in harmony with the environment to attain sustainability
► To make the students realise their innate potential to become self-directed and life-long learning personalities for playing various roles.
► To become a responsible employee, entrepreneur, scientist and to excel beyond the curriculum by meeting real world needs and solving problems of humankind with the help of botanical knowledge.
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