BS Botany


A Bachelor of Science (BS) in Botany introduces students to the fascinating world of plants and provides them with a solid foundation in plant biology, ecology, and related fields. This undergraduate program typically spans over a duration of three to four years, depending on the institution and country. The program includes core courses in biology, chemistry, and mathematics to establish a strong scientific background. As students progress through the program, they delve deeper into specialized areas of botany, such as plant anatomy, physiology, taxonomy, ecology, genetics, and biotechnology.


  • Comprehensive Understanding of Plant Biology: Students gain a deep understanding of plant structure, function, and life processes, including cellular biology, plant anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry.
  • Taxonomy and Plant Diversity: Enable the students to identify and classify plants, understand their evolutionary relationships, and appreciate the diversity of plant life across different ecosystems and habitats.
  • Ecological Principles and Environmental Science: Enable the students to comprehend the interactions between plants and their environment, including ecological processes, ecosystem dynamics, conservation biology, and sustainable management practices.
  • Genetics and Biotechnology: Teach the principles of plant genetics, inheritance, gene expression, and genetic manipulation, as well as understand the applications of biotechnology in plant breeding, crop improvement, and bioprospecting.
  • Fieldwork and Laboratory Skills: Develop practical skills in fieldwork, botanical surveys, plant collection, preservation, and laboratory techniques, including microscopy, molecular biology, and data analysis.
  • Scientific Inquiry and Research Skills: Formulate hypotheses, design experiments, collect and analyze data, and interpret results effectively, as well as critically evaluate scientific literature and communicate findings through written reports and presentations.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Abilities: Cultivate critical thinking skills and the ability to apply scientific knowledge to solve complex problems in plant biology, ecology, agriculture, and environmental science.

Career Path

  • Botanist/Plant Scientist
  • Ecologist
  • Conservation Biologist
  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Horticulturist
  • Plant Breeder
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Science Educator
  • Pharmaceutical Scientist
  • Botanical Illustrator or Photographer

Fee Structure BS Botany

BS Botany
Duration 4
Total Semester 8
Total Package 729,000
At Admission Time 28,500
Additional Charges at the time of Admission 2,700
Examination Fee 3,500
Total Amount (At Admission) 31,200
Installment 44000 * 16
Additional Charges at the time of Admission
Web Portal fee per year for Learning Management Syste 0
Library Security Fee (Refundable) 2,000
Student Card 200
Library & Magazine Fund 500
Total Additional Charges 2,700
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Scheme of Study

Semester 1

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours

Semester 2

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours

Semester 3

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours

Semester 4

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 COMP101 Introduction to Computer 3
2 BEHS102 Life and learning -I 1
3 BOTN203 Environmental Biology 4
4 STAT203 Biostatistics 3
5 BCHE200 Basic Biochemistry 3
6 ENGL201 English-III 3
7 STAT100 Introduction to Statistics 3
8 BCHE303 Environmental Biochemistry 3

Semester 5

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 BOTN301 Phycology & Bryology 4
2 BOTN303 Diversity of Vascular Plants 4
3 BOTN304 Plant Anatomy 4
4 ZOOL300 Molecular Biology 3
5 BEHS302 Life and learning -II 3

Semester 6

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 BOTN300 Plant Biochemistry 3
2 BOTN305 Plant Ecology-I 4
3 BOTN306 Mycology & Plant Pathology 4
4 BOTN307 Plant Systematic 4
5 BOTN308 Plant Physiology - I 4

Semester 7

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 BOTN401 Plant Genetics-I 4
2 BOTN403 Plant Physiology-II 4
3 BOTN404 Bacteriology & Virology 4
4 UNRM301 Research Methods 3

Semester 8

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 BOTN406 Plant Genetics-II 3
2 BOTN408 Biodiversity & Conservation 3
3 BOTN409 Plant Ecology-II 3
4 FYPJ499 Final Year Project 3
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