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Department News

Education dialogues on Collaborative research and NEP  |     Neela Kurinji photo Exhibition in association with Kerala Biodiversity Board  |     Anti-drug campaigning  |     CURIOSITY COUNCIL CELEBRATES INNOVATION WEEK  |     ALUMNI MEET 2022- 1st October 2022  |     Two-day national workshop on algal biology- 27th & 28th September 2022  |     Onam Celebration 2022  |     Certificate Course on Fruit Preservation Techniques  |     Results of National Photography Competition announced...  |     Walk with Lensman.... Celebrating World Photography Day  |     INNOVATION AMBASSODORS MEET UP  |     Catholicate College inks Student Exchange MoU with Delhi Colege  |     MoU signed with Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences for students exchange and research collaborations  |     Gokul Kumar,D3 Botany (2022) secured A Grade for Photography competition in M.G University Youth festival “Wake up Call 2022”.  |     Gokul G Nair discovered two new fungal species... Congratulations  |     Organised a National Webinar on NEP 2020 in collaboration with Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, Newdelhi, Baselios College, Kottayam, KG College,Pampady & St.Stephens College,Pathanapuram  |     MoU signed with KDISC  |     Entepazhathottam programme at schools begins  |     George Oommen Thomas & Aathira Anil took second rank in Final year BSc Botany Degree 2022  |     2022-23- Exhibition of Spices- in association with Spices Board, Govt of India  |     2022-23- Extension Seminar in connection with World Environment day- In association with Spices Board  |     2022-23- Establishment of Medicinal Garden at Samshti, Maramon  |     The record for making the maximum Maximum number of flowers on CDs was set by Jithy M. T., Alumnus of the department. She got International Book of Records.. Congratulations   |     MoU with DoECC  |     Summer School Programme in Botany  |     Prototypes are released... Phycoscrapper, Algaloxygenator, Wee app...  |     Three MoU signed with Barton Hill Engineering College, TVM  |     National Idea Competition 2021 organized by Curiosity Council  |     MoU signed with CET, TVM   |     MoU signed with Zarrah Biotech, Thrissur   |     MoU signed with TIES, Kottayam   |     Certificate Course on Mushroom Cultivation  |     Talk with Alumni-Monthly Interaction Programme with Students  |     Research Collaborations with Ramanujan College & Baskaracharya College, University of Delhi  |     Co Incubation Centre of BIIC, MG University  |    


Onam celebration-Athapookalam
Department of Botany, Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta
Summer school programme in Botany
Innovation Ambassadors Meet Up
Exchange MoU with Delhi College
Admission 2022-23
NEP 2020
Webinar on NEP 2020 - Inaugural address by Dr. C T Aravind Kumar (Hon’ble Pro-VC, MG University, Kottayam)
Webinar on NEP 2020 by Dr.Shakila Shamsu (Former OSD ( NEP) Department of Higher Education)
Environment protection and awareness programme
2nd Rank Holders 2022
Seminar for Farmers
Fruit tree gardens at schools
First prize winner in the National Ideathon competion
International workshop on Molecular Taxonomy
Alumni batch (1992-1995) contribution
Alumnus-International Book of Records
Research Colaboration for Development of Instruments for Plant Science Research
MoU signing between Department of Botany, Catholicate College & Barton Hill Engineering College, Thiruvanathapuram
Botany Alumni Meeting 2022

The Department has started its Degree course in 1955 and P.G. in 1966. The University recognized it as a Research Centre in 1990. Since its inception, the department has maintained a very high profile in teaching and research in Kerala. The department offers Plant Genetic Resources Management as an elective paper at the Degree-level. Biotechnology is being offered as a special paper for M.Sc. The Department has signed an MOU for collaborative research in association with Coconut Development Board for “Identification of Elite Coconut Palms in Pathanamthitta District”. The Department has been engaging two ongoing major projects and three minor projects, funded by UGC and KSCSTE. Two major projects have been awarded by KSCSTE recently. Department is engaging research in many advanced areas of plant science including biotechnology, plant anatomy, soil algae, soil fungi, phytoplankton, pollution assessment, mycorrhizae, mangrove biota, biodiversity etc. The department is equipped with student and research microscopes with photographic facilities, spectrophotometer, Tissue culture laboratory, Laminar flow chambers, Electrophoretic apparatus, Digital and film cameras, Algal & Fungus culture collection centre, herbarium, Polyhouse, botanical garden for teaching and research. Department also subscribes front line national and foreign journals in botany. An exclusive computer laboratory with printing and scanning facilities and class room all networked and connected to WiFi are available. Regular field trips to Western Ghats, Sea coast and institutes are conducted for on field experience.

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B.Sc. Botany

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