M.Phil Botany


A Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Botany is a postgraduate research degree that provides students with an opportunity to engage in advanced study and research in the field of botany. It focuses on developing students' research skills, critical thinking abilities, and expertise in a specific area of botany. It involves a combination of coursework and research activities, with an emphasis on independent research under the supervision of a faculty mentor.


  • To equip students with advanced research skills and methodologies in botany, enabling them to conduct independent and original research.
  • To deepen students' understanding of specific areas within botany, such as plant physiology, genetics, ecology, taxonomy, biotechnology, or environmental science.
  • To foster students' critical thinking abilities, analytical skills, and scientific reasoning, enabling them to evaluate existing literature, formulate research questions, and interpret research findings effectively.
  • To train students in the design and execution of research projects, including experimental design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation, as well as fieldwork methodologies and laboratory techniques.
  • To develop students' ability to conduct comprehensive literature reviews, identify gaps in knowledge, synthesize existing research findings, and contextualize their own research within the broader scientific literature.
  • To guide students in the development of a research proposal outlining their proposed research project, including research questions, objectives, methodology, timeline, and potential significance of the research.
  • To support students in writing a high-quality thesis presenting their research findings, analysis, and conclusions in a clear, concise, and well-structured manner.
  • To encourage students to publish their research findings in peer-reviewed journals and present their work at scientific conferences and seminars, thereby contributing to the advancement of knowledge in the field of botany.
  • To facilitate students' professional development by providing opportunities for networking, collaboration, and engagement with the wider scientific community, as well as exposure to potential career paths in academia, research institutions, government agencies, industry, and non-profit organizations.

Career Path

  • Researcher
  • Academician
  • Research Scientist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Conservation Biologist
  • Botanical Curator or Collections Manager
  • Biotechnology Specialist
  • Government Positions as policy analysts, research officers, or program managers, providing scientific expertise and advice to inform government policies and initiatives.

Fee Structure M.Phil Botany

M.Phil Botany
Duration 2
Total Semester 4
Total Package 519,500
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 61813 * 8
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
1 BIOL600 Recombinant DNA Technology 3
2 BION600 Advances in Bioinformatics 3
3 BOTN605 Methods & Application of Plant Cell & Tissue Culture 3
4 STAT608 Applied Biostatistics 3
5 PITMAN101 Pitman Training Course 1

Semester 2

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
2 BIOA600 Advanced Analytical Techniques 3
3 BOTN601 Advance Phycology 3
4 BOTN604 Applied Ecology 3

Semester 3

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 BOTN606 Seminar in Botany-I 1
2 BOTN607 Seminar in Botany-II 1
3 FYP699A Final Year project A 3

Semester 4

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 FYP699B Final Year Project B 3
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