Admissions 2023

Established in 1982, the department of Botany attracts a diversity of students to its BSc Botany program.  The qualified faculty are known for excellence in teaching and mentoring and have contributed to the greening  of Xavier’s Campus whose diverse flora  provides a perfect setting for botanical study. With expertise in the fields of  Taxonomy, Ethnobotany, Gardening, Medicinal Botany, Remote Sensing and Mycology,  the Department seeks to offer an MSc program which equips students with skills in each of these areas. Students will benefit from the extension   linkages that Faculty have with tribal and other communities  related to ethnobotanical, agricultural, landscaping   and taxonomic projects.  The department has over 3000 books  and  journals along with a Herbarium and a collection of seeds and wood samples.  Students of the Department have excelled in art, sports as well as in  co-curricular  and extension activities.