Department of Botany

  1. Name and address of the Department : Department Of Botany

Birjhora Mahavidyalaya

PO &Dist- Bongaigaon

(ASSAM), PIN-783380

  1. Telephone number/s : 03664-228808(office)
  2. Date of establishment of the department:w. e. f. 1986-87
  3. Built-up area of the department : 166.83 sq. m.
  4. Programmes offered by the department:
Programme Level of study Cut-off marks at entry level in % Student strength
B.Sc. Major UG Passed HS with at least 40% marks in the subject Biology. 30
B.Sc. General UG Passed HS with at least 30% marks in the subject Biology 90
  1. List the teaching staff :
Name of the Teaching staff Designation Qualification Specialisation
Dr.Ranu Roy. Associate professor Ph. D, B.Ed Plant Physiology
Dr. Dinesh Chandra Deka. Associate professor Ph. D, M.Phil Cyto-genetics and Plant Breeding
Dr. Neelanjana Barua. Associate professor& HoD Ph. D Cyto-genetics and Plant Breeding
Dr. Ananta Borah Assistant professor Ph. D Taxonomy

Laboratory Bearer: Sri Jogesh Ray

  1. List the major thrust areas within the subject in which research activities are being pursued:

* Cytotoxic Effects of Insecticides Plant extracts on Economic Plants.

* Chemical analysis of Wild Vegetable Plants.

* Characterization of Wild Seed Plant of N.E.

  1. Infrastructure :

* Well-equipped Lab.

* One Botanical Garden.

* One Nursery.

* One Herbal Garden especially for medical plants.

* One Orchidarium.

* One Mushroom Cultivation, Research & Training Centre.

  1. Activities:

Besides different examinations, such as annual examination, unit test, pre-test conducted by the college authority, the Department has been monitoring the students by the following:

* Entrance test for admission into the Major course.

* Unit test of the chapters taught from time to time.

* Departmental seminars on the topic selected from the course taught and

* Field work and class work in the garden