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Bhadra Nair secured second prize for the quiz program conducted by St Thomas College, Ranni  |     MoU signed with St.Thomas College, Bhilai  |     MoU signed with BIIC, MG University  |     POPULAR SCIENCE LECTURE ORGANISED BY Dr. EK JANAKI AMMAL CHAIR  |     INAUGURATION OF Dr .E.K. JANAKI AMMAL CHAIR ON 04/01/2023  |     Keep working hard and persevere to achieve your desired success. Happy New Year 2023  |     National Idea Challenge 2022 organized by Curiosity Council ..for registration ..https://forms.gle/gdgpG4yHy4TQsXUA9  |     As part of the Christmas celebrations 2022, the following competitions will be organized 1.Santa Claus 2.Christmas photos 3.Christmas Card making 4.Carol song (group) 5.Cutlet making (group)  |     FAST & FEAST- A NEW INITIATIVE TO IMPART CHARITY AMONG STUDENTS  |     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  |    

DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

Department of Botany, Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta
Innovation Ambassadors Meet Up
Exchange MoU with Delhi College
Environment protection and awareness programme
2nd Rank Holders 2022
Seminar for Farmers
Entepazhathottam
Fruit tree gardens at schools
First prize winner in the National Ideathon competion
International workshop on Molecular Taxonomy
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.

Vision: “To be a leading and vibrant centre of excellence for teaching and research; and develop an eco-friendly loving community.”

Mission: To provide a conducive learning environment for quality education and training, stimulate innovative research and technology development, consultancy, community service for improved livelihood and sustainable development.

B.Sc. Botany

M.Sc. Botany

Ph.D. in Botany

Certificate Course in Mushroom Cultivation



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