Periyar University,Salem
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PERIYAR UNIVERSITY

Salem-636011, Tamilnadu, India.
NAAC 'A++' Grade with CGPA 3.61 (Cycle - 3)
State University - NIRF Rank 73 - ARIIA Rank 10
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Botany was established in the year 2011. The department is being blooming in to making wisdom. Our mission is to discover, maintain, and transmit knowledge concerning basic plant biology and provide leadership in the biological sciences. The department is successfully running postgraduate programme in Botany from the Academic year 2011-2012 and M.Phil. (Regular) and Ph.D. programmes in (Regular & Part Time).

RESOURCES FOR TEACHING AND RESEARCH

The department has separate class and laboratory facilities for teaching and research programmes. PG and research laboratories are established. Instruments, chemicals specimens, slides and other facilities such as furnishing the laboratories are equipped

RESEARCH PROGRAMME

The department of Botany is attempting to contribute solutions to the problems through its broad based and innovative research through M.Phil. and Ph.D. research programmes are started with various disciplines of Plant Science.

VISION

To equip our students to meet the empowering education through biological innovations

MISSION

  1. Discover, maintain and transmit the knowledge concerning basic plant biology and provide leadership in the biological sciences.
  2. Advance, integrate, evaluate and communicate knowledge of plant sciences from lab to land and beyond.
  3. Seek out, anticipate and lead in addressing the agriculture, ecological and environmental needs of human community.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

PROGRAMMES OFFEREDELIGIBILITY
M.Sc. (Botany)

Candidate who has passed the B.Sc., degree in Botany/Plant Science/Life Sciences of the University or an Examination of any other University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto shall be eligible for admission to M.Sc. Degree of this University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto shall be eligible to register for the Degree of Master of science in Botany and undergo the prescribed course of study in an approved department of this University.

M.Phil (Botany) [as per University Norms]
Ph.D (Botany) [as per University Norms]
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Syllabus


S.No
PROGRAMMES DETAILS
2019 - 2020 ONWARDS
1 M.Phil. (Botany) SYLLABUS

 

2018 - 2019 ONWARDS
1 M.Sc. (Botany) SYLLABUS
2 M.Phil (Botany) SYLLABUS

 

2015 - 2016 ONWARDS
1 M.Sc. (Botany) SYLLABUS

ACTIVITIES

Research activities span the entire range of the plant sciences, including plant systematic, genetics and breeding physiology, ecology molecular biology etc. The department of Botany is engaging innovative teaching with modern technology such as power point presentation, animation videos with updated online information to the students. Along with these, post graduate students are engaged to attend the national seminars, interdepartmental special lectures by emeritus/eminent national and international scholars and also encouraged to pursue the National Eligibility Test (UGC and CSIR), Civil Service Examinations.

Conference / Workshop

SI.No Date Name of the Conference/Workshop Number of Participants
116-03-2020
to
17-03-2020
FSABS March 2020 400
225-02-2020
to
26-02-2020
Hands on Training (zero Natural Farming Budget ) 150
306-02-2019
to
09-02-2019
Edible Mushroom Cultivation for Unemployed Women Sc/ST Population 200
404-01-2019 Herbalism Future Remedy 200
5 21-02-2018
to
23-02-2018
Edible Mushroom Cultivation for Unemployed Women Sc/ST Population Feb- 2018 200
6 01-02-2018
to
02-02-2018
National conference on Bioresource Utilization for Sustainable Food & Energy Production Biosfep Feb-2018 350
7 04-12-2017 Dissemmination of Innovation Technology - December- 2017 200
8 13-10-2017 Innovative Approach on Herbal products - October 2017 200
9 01-03-2017
to
03-03-2017
Mushroom Cultivation for Umemployed Sc/St Womens March-2017 200
10 03-03-2017 Workshop in Advanced in Molecular Cytogenetic Innovation - March-2017 250
11 07-08-2015
to
08-08-2015
Challenges and Future prespectives of plant sciences (NCP-2015) 200

Department Activities

Conference and Publications
National seminor More
Visiting Professor Lecture More
Expert speakers More

Extension Activities

Extension activities is planned to train the local peoples to cultivate the mushrooms, vermicomposting and Panjakavya in self-employment basis.

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FACILITIES

Department of Botany
1
Department of Botany
1
Smart classroom
1
Department Library
1
Plant Breeding and Stress Physiology Lab
1
Incubation and Sterilization room
1
Cold Storage Room
1
Incubator
1
Mutation Breeding and Cytogenetics lab
1

FUNDED PROJECT

Name of the Faculty Project Title Funding
Agency
Year Amount Status
Dr. S. Murugesan Training on edible mushroom cultivation technology for Self helf group women DST-SERB 2016-2020 38,01,600 Completed
Dr. S. Murugesan Training on edible mushroom cultivation technology for unemployed women,population in the Salem District, TamilNadu, India TNSCST 2016-2017 50,000 Completed
Dr. D. Arulbalachandran Lead induced chromosomal aberrations in Black gram (Vigna mungo L. Hepper) UGC 2014-2016 6,00,000 Completed
Dr. S. Murugesan Phytochemistry, Pharmacological and Pharmacognostical studies on Justicia gerdarussa Linn. Potential for Pharmaceutical Applications UGC 2014-2016 6,00,000 Completed

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CONTACT US:

Professor and Head
Department of Botany
Periyar University
Periyar Palkalai Nagar
Salem – 636011
Tamil Nadu
India
Ph: 0427-2345766 (Ext.No:279 & 280)
E-Mail : pubotany@periyaruniversity.ac.in
 

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