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Master of Science (Hons.) in Botany
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Master of Science (Hons.) in Botany
Semester Fee
29,000 INR
Mode of study
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DAV University Campus
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Examination fee: RS. 3000/- for each semester and is applicable to all courses).

Refundable Caution Money: Rs 5000/- in 1st Semester and is applicable to all courses.

One-time Alumni Registration Charges Rs. 2000/- ( Non - Refundable to be charged from every student in 1st year only

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Join the M.Sc. Botany programme at DAV University and take advantage of our exceptional facilities, expert faculty, and comprehensive support services to launch your career in botany and research.

M.Sc. Botany

The Faculty of Science at DAV University offers a comprehensive Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Botany programme. This programme equips students with a strong foundation in botany theory, principles, and practices, as well as advanced knowledge in various specialized areas of plant sciences. It covers essential topics, including plant physiology, taxonomy, genetics, ecology, and biotechnology.


A candidate should have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent with Biological sciences and Botany in each semester from a recognized institution with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST candidates).

Why this programme?

The M.Sc. Botany programme offers a unique opportunity to explore and excel in the field of plant sciences. Here's why you should consider this programme:

Cutting-Edge Education: The programme provides a comprehensive and up-to-date education in the field of botany, ensuring you stay current with the latest scientific discoveries and technological advancements.

Hands-on Experience: Gain practical experience through lab work, field studies, projects, and research, allowing you to apply your knowledge in real-world botanical settings.

Research Opportunities: Collaborate with renowned faculty on groundbreaking research projects, contributing to advancements in botany and engaging in research projects that align with your interests and career goals.

Career Prospects: M.Sc. Botany graduates are in high demand, with a wide range of career opportunities in academia, research institutions, environmental agencies, agriculture, and biotechnology companies.

Elective Options: Customize your education with a variety of elective courses in areas like plant pathology, environmental botany, and plant breeding.

Internships: Gain hands-on experience through internships with research institutions and industry partners, providing practical exposure and networking opportunities.

During Your Study

State-of-the-Art Facilities: DAV University is equipped with state-of-the-art botany labs and research facilities that provide students with the tools and environment necessary to excel in the field of plant sciences. These facilities support advanced research and hands-on learning, ensuring that students gain practical experience alongside theoretical knowledge.

Experienced Faculty with Industry Connections: Our faculty members are not only experienced educators but also botany professionals with extensive industry connections. This blend of academic excellence and real-world expertise offers students a comprehensive education that bridges the gap between theory and practice. Faculty members are dedicated to mentoring students and guiding them through their academic journey and professional development.

Networking Opportunities Through Workshops and Events: DAV University organizes numerous workshops, seminars, and events that provide students with valuable networking opportunities. These events bring together experts from various fields of botany, allowing students to interact with professionals, build connections, and stay updated with the latest trends and developments in the industry.

Career Development Resources and Support: We are committed to the career development of our students. DAV University offers a range of resources and support services to help students prepare for their professional lives. This includes career counseling, resume building workshops, interview preparation sessions, and access to job placement services. Our aim is to ensure that every graduate is well-prepared to embark on a successful career in botany.

Career Opportunities and Recruiters

Research Scientist: Conducting experimental and theoretical research in various fields of botany.

Academician: Teaching and mentoring students in educational institutions.

Environmental Consultant: Providing expertise on environmental conservation and sustainability.

Agricultural Scientist: Applying plant science to improve crop yields and agricultural practices.

Plant Biotechnologist: Developing new plant-based technologies and products.

Conservationist: Working to protect plant biodiversity and natural habitats.

Career Support and Placement Services

DAV University offers robust career support and placement services to help students transition from academia to professional life. Our dedicated career services team assists with:

Job Placements: Connecting students with potential employers through campus recruitment drives and job fairs.

Internship Opportunities: Facilitating internships that provide practical experience and industry exposure.

Career Counseling: Offering personalized guidance to help students identify and pursue their career goals.

Skill Development Workshops: Conducting sessions on resume writing, interview skills, and professional networking.

By choosing the M.Sc. Botany programme at DAV University, you will gain access to a wide array of career opportunities and benefit from the strong network of recruiters that value the expertise and professionalism of our graduates.

Semester I
  • Algae, Fungi and Phytopathology
  • Algae, Fungi and Phytopathology Laboratory
  • Genetics and Cytogenetics
  • Genetics and Cytogenetics Laboratory
  • Archegoniate Biology
  • Archegoniate Biology Laboratory
  • Plant Cell Biology and Biochemistry
Semester II
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Physiology Laboratory
  • Conservation of Natural Resources
  • Conservation of Natural Resources Laboratory
  • Seminar
  • Evolutionary Biology of Plants
  • Agricultural Botany
  • Agricultural Botany Laboratory
  • Immunology
  • Scientific Writing and Research Methodology
  • Advanced Plant Systematics
  • Advanced Plant Systematics Laboratory
  • Project-I
  • Agricultural Ecology - Principles and Applications Laboratory
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Plant Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • Advances in Plant Breeding
  • Plant Resource Utilization
  • Plant Resource Utilization Laboratory
  • Plant Developmental Biology
  • Plant Developmental Biology Laboratory
  • Plant Ecology and Phytogeography
  • Plant Ecology and Phytogeography Laboratory
  • Advanced Plant Physiology and Metabolism
  • Research Techniques in Botany
  • Genomics, Proteomics & Metabolomics
  • Project-II

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