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Department of  Botany


About the Department

Department of Botany was established in 1966. Department is offering Undergraduate degree in which Botany is opted as one of the elective subjects.

Course

Courses Offered

Duration

Seats

Academic Qualification

Mode of admission

B.Sc.

(with Botany as one of the elective Subject)

3 years

(Six Semesters)

160

(each year)

10+2 in science

(with Biology as one of the subject)

On merit

Inter Disciplinary Courses     

B.Sc. offered by the Department is an interdisciplinary degree course in which Botany is opted as one of the elective subject along with Chemistry, Zoology or Biotechnology which are to be studied for three years. Punjabi or HCP is taught in First year and English is taught in the second year of the course.

Faculty 

Name & Email

No. of Public
ations

No. of Books

Oral/
poster presen
tation

Conferences/
seminar Attended
Workshop Attended

Refresher/ 
Orientation courses attended/ FDP/ STTP

Area of Specialization

Prof. Harbhajan Singh

 harbhajansingh.palne@gmail.com  

-

-

-

12

04

Mycology

Dr. Jasveer Kaur

 jasveer.ghuman@gmail.com

12

-

-

03

04

Cytogenetics

Dr. Kawalpreet Kaur

Kawalpreet38@gmail.com

04

01

09

33

03

Phycology

Dr. Kanchan Devi

kanchan992@gmail.com

06

-

02

03

-

Bryology

Technical /Non Teaching Staff

Name

Qualification

Designation

S. Gurmukh Singh

B.A., D.Lib

SLA

S. Surmukh Singh

Matric

SLA

Infrastructure

  • Two well equipped laboratories
  • One herbarium displaying plant specimens
  • One well maintained Botanical Garden

Department Activities 

Name of the Event

Date

The department celebrated van- mahotasava on the college campus. A number of rare plants were planted in the Campus. Col.(Retd) J.S.Bala,Secretary, Sikh Educational Society graced the occasion.Principal  Dr. Jyoti Lamba, members of the teaching and non teaching staff and students participated enthusiastically in the plantation drive.

12th Aug.,2017

An educational trip was organized by the department to Energy Park cum Botanical Garden situated at Sarangpur, Chandigarh.78 students were part of that excursion. This trip was funded by Department of Science and Technology, Chandigarh Administration. Students were made aware of different sources of non-conventional energy and wide diversity in plants.

5th Feb.,2016

Herbal Day was celebrated on the college campus. Principal S.S. Dhillon was the chief guest and planted herbal plants like kadipatta, Tulsi, Hing, Black Pepper, Champa, kevra in the pots. The objective of the herbal day celebration is to educate students about medicinal value of herbal plants and their importance in our life.

31st August 2015

Students visited P.N. Mehra Botanical Garden, Sector -14, Panjab University and surrounding areas, where they learnt about the Biodiversity. A visit was made to Cactus House and Green House as well.

February,2015

Extension/ Outreach Activities

Participated in various flower shows every year such as :

  • P.U. Rose Festival,
  • HUDA Flower Festival
  • Chandigarh Rose Festival
  • JLPL Rose Festival
  • Panchkula Spring Fest

Prizes won :

  • During  2015 - 16   =  04
  • During  2014 - 15   =  22
  • During  2013 - 14   =  26
  • During  2012 - 13   =  03