Department of Botany

Department Information

Our department is established in the year 2015. During first year Dr. P. D. Awate was only one faculty member later on during 2015 Dr. M. M. Aitawade and Dr. P.P. Jadhav Joined the department of botany and well flourish them. Now Mrs. A. V. Magdum-Patil and Miss. S. B. Chavan join department of Botany

  • To conduct innovative research, teaching and outreach on the patterns and processes of life with a focus on plants and their environments.
  • We focus on the patterns and processes that enable predictive understanding of plants and their environments at local, regional, and global scales, leading to strengths in the areas of ecology, evolution, and systematic.
  • To impart quality education in the fields of Botany to make the students acquire an in-depth knowledge relevant to local, regional needs.

In Botany Department well equipped laboratory was present in which microscopes, preserved specimens was present.

Sr. No. Type Number
1 UG Practical Laboratory 01
2 Instruments 04
3 Compound microscope 05
4 Dissecting microscope 10
5 Permanent slides 94
6 Autoclave 01
7 Hot plate 01

Hot Plate

PH Meter

Botany Laboratory

Use of ICT tools and Resources:

1) Desktop Computer

2) e-books

3) PDF notes

4) Question banks

5) Videos


Departmental Libraries:

The departmental library has been started in last five years which makes available different variety of books to enrich the learning of Botanical concepts. In our department library which is having reference books, e-journals, magazines etc. We exchange the books with all year B.Sc. students and we maintain the record of it.

No. of Books No. of E-Journals Total
08 U04 12

WhatsApp group:

WhatsApp groups of first, second and third year students were formed from the academic year 2019-20. Video lectures, study materials, questionnaires as well as important suggestions, student feedback are exchanged through WhatsApp group.

B.Sc.-II Botany Group

B.Sc.-I Botany group

Reforms of continuous internal evolution (CIE)

The Department of Botany utilizes various evaluation procedures which gives practice for writing answers effectively in university level examination. The main evaluation procedure adopted which are as follows:

Sr. No. Type of Reform in CIE Quantity
1 Unit Test 21
2 Preliminary exam 30
3 MCQ Test 06
4 Open book Test 23
5 Assignments 11
6 Seminars 49
7 Oral Exam 11
6 Online Quiz 06

Question Bank

PPT Presentationp


Add-on Course

Medicinal Plants, Aromatic Plant and Conservation

Sr. No. Approved by Year Period Beneficiaries
1 Development of lifelong learning and Extension, Shivaji University, Kolhapur 2017-18 From Aug 2017 to Feb 2018 57
2 Development of lifelong learning and Extension, Shivaji University, Kolhapur 2018-19 From Sept 2018 to Jan2019 35
3 Development of lifelong learning and Extension, Shivaji University, Kolhapur 2022-23 From January 2023 to March 2023 30

Certificate of Passed Student

Course Outcomes:

The course aims to give practical knowledge regarding different medicinal and Aromatic Plants.