Bsc Botany

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Plus two pass with Biology as any of the allied subjects.
Seat Allocation
Gen ETB Muslim LC OBX OBH BPL SC ST OEC Management Community Total
16 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 26
Index Calculation
Index mark is calculated as per the following formula:
Index = Total mark + Mark in Biology+ Bonus- Handicap
Bonus = NSS(15) + NCC(15) + NCC A cert(3) + NCC B/C cert(5) + Ex-service man(15)
Handicap = 5 mark each for every additional attempt in plus two papers
  1. Core – Botany
  2. Vocational- Biotechnology
  3. Complementary- Biochemistry
  4. Common- English
  5. Additional Language-Malayalam | Hindi | French
  6. Elective Open- Botany

Course Outcome

CO1-Methodology and Perspectives of science & An introduction to the World of Plant Diversity-

  • To lay a strong foundation to the study in Botany.

  • Understand the Universal Nature of Science.


CO-2- General Informatics and Methodologies in Plant Science

  • To equip the students to conduct independent Research and prepare Research reports.

  • To equip the students with basic computer skllls necessary for conducting research.


CO-3-Microbiology and Phycology

  • Understand the world of microbes.

  • Understand the applications of microbiology in different fields.


CO-4 Anatomy and Reproctive Botany of Angiosperms

  • To impart and insight into the internal structure and reproduction and the most evolved group of plants.

  • Understand the morphology and development of reproductive parts.


CO-5 Mycology Lichenology and Plant Pathology

  • Understand the diversity of fungal and lichen world and its significance.

  • Understand the various plant diseases and their impact on agriculture.


CO-6 Environmental Science and ecotourism

  • Make students aware about the extent of the total biodiversity and their conservation.

  • Make the students taware about the nature and structure of various environmental laws in India.


CO7- Genetics, Plant Breeding and horticulture

  • Understad the basic principle of heredity.

  • Understand the methods of crop improvement.


CO8- Cell molecular Biology and Evolution

  • Understand the basic and scientific aspect of Diversity.

  • Understand the concept of evolution as the basis of Biodiversity.


OC 1-Horticulture and Nursery Management

  • To understand the importance of horticulture in humanwelfare

  • To understand the basic concepts of Land scaping and garden designing


CO-9 plant Physiology and Biochemistry

  • Understand the basic principles related to various physiological functions in plant life.

  • Familiarize with the basic skills and temperatures related to plant physiology.


CO-10 Bryology, Pteridology, Gymnosperms & Paleobotany

  • Understand the evolutionary trends in Plants.

  • Understand the significance of Paleobotany.


    CO-11 Angisperms Morphology, Systemic Botany & Economic Botany

  • Acquaint with the aims,objectives and significance of taxonomy.

  • Familirazing with the plant having immense economic importance.

    CO-12 Biotechnology & Bioinformatics

  • Familiarize with the fundamental privcipals of biotechnology, various developments in biotechnology and potential applications.

  • Impart an introductory knowledge about bio informatics to the students.


EC 1 Agribusiness

  • Inculcate and impart an idea about the business opprtunities in the field of plant sciences

  • Give an idea about the need of sustainable development and organic farming


Vocational Course


VO-1 General Microbiology

  • To familiarize the world of microbes to the students.

  • To have a thorough understanding of the techniques involved in microbiology.


VO-2 Applied Microbiology

  • To learn techniques utilized by biotechnical companies.

  • To describe the common methods and applications of biotechnology with regard to micro organisms.


VO-3 Biotechniques & Instrumentation

  • To create an awareness among the students about the various techniques involved in the study of biotechnology.

  • To expertise the students in using the equipments used in moderlaboratories.


    VO-4 Fundamentals of Enzymology and Radiobiology

  • To recognise the foundations of modern biotechnology

  • To gain an appreciation for the basic sciences that apply to Biotechnology


VO5- Basics of Molecular Cloning techniques

  • To acquire the theoretical knowledge necessary to construct and use recombinant DNA molecules and vectors

  • To Know the most common vectors used for cloning


VO 6- Plant Tissue Culture

  • To give basic and applied knowledge in plant tissue culture

  • To learn the techniques involved in Plant Tissue culture


VO 7- Genetic Engineering

  • To explain major concepts in recombinant DNA Technology

  • Evaluate the advantages and risks in the use of genetic engineering in different fields of biotechnology


VO-8Biotechnology for crop improvement

  • To familiarize the students with the recent advances in Plant Biotechnology

  • To create an awarenes in the students with the role of Tissueculture technique in cropimprovement





Complementary Course


CM 1 Elementary Biochemistry


  • Introduce the student to basic concepts of acid and bases and its importance in biological systems

  • Measuring the concentrations of solutions


CM2 Elementary Biochemistry 2


  • To describe the structural characteristics of inorganic components of living matter

  • To describe the structural characteristics of the different types of complex biomolecules


CM 3 Enzymology and Metabolism 1


  • To introduce the student to basics of enzyme catalysis

  • Explain and schematize the oxidative pathways of carbohydrates




CM 4 Metabolism 2


  • To explain the general principles of cellular energy metabolism

  • Explain and schematize the oxidative pathways of lipids and proteins



Programme outcome of B.Sc


  • PO 1 - Practical and Observatory skills


  • PO 2 - Inductive and scientific thinking


  • PO 3 - Analytical and interpretive approach towards science


  • PO 4 - Development of scientific methodologies



Programme Specific Outcome of B.Sc Botany Model II Vocational Plant Biotechnology


  • PSO 1- Cooperate and work effectively as a member of a team to solve scientific problems and to critically write scientific research papers


  • PSO 2- To develop hands on experience on various biological techniques with the help of projects and Job training


  • PSO 3- To Familiarise the different flora and its importance to the mankind and nature.



Higher Education options 
  1. M.Sc. Botany
  2. M.Sc. Biotechnology
  3. M.Sc. Biochemistry
  4. M.Sc. Microbiology
  5. M.Sc. Environmental Science
  6. M.Sc. Genetics & Plant Breeding
  7. M.Sc. Bioinformatics
  8. M.Sc. Life Science
  9. M.Sc. Plant Science
  10. M.Sc. Aquatic Microbiology
  11. Integrated M.Sc  +  Ph.D  Programme in Botany
  12. Integrated M.Sc  +  Ph.D Programme in Biotechnology
  13. Integrated M.Sc  +  Ph.D Programme in Biochemistry
Job Option
  1. Lab technician
  2. In Plant Biotechnology Lab
  3. Herbarium Keeper
  4. Research Assistants
  5. Rubber Board
  6. Spices Board
  7. Coir Board
  8. Coconut Development Board
  9. Department of wild life & forestry
Teaching Learning
  1. High school and elementary
  2. Lab Assistants
Other option
  1. Public Sector Banking Jobs
  2. Jobs in Indian Railways
  3. Union Public Service Commission
  4. Indian Forest Services
  5. State PSC
  6. Indian Defense Service