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The School of Natural Sciences at Girijananda Chowdhury University (GCU) is offering a highly competitive and contemporary MSc program in Botany. The program follows the UGC Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) format of 2015 and is a 2 year course with 4 semesters.  The department with its well designed curriculum, experienced faculty and well-equipped laboratories, is dedicated to providing the students with a comprehensive understanding of the latest developments in the field of plant sciences. The program emphasizes on the dissemination of both theoretical concepts and practical skills. Students will be engaged in acquiring hands-on training through rigorous laboratory work, workshops and will also be encouraged to gain a holistic learning experience through research projects, industry internship and seminars. Graduates from this program will be adequately equipped to pursue careers in both academia and industry.

Entry requirements

Eligibility:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in the relevant/allied discipline from any recognized university or institute.                  
  2. The admission will be on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination.(please refer to those defined by the other departments of School of Natural Sciences)

Course structure

Career opportunities

The department with its integrated and multidisciplinary approach to education and new academic programs, is designed to equip students with an extensive knowledge of the field of plant sciences, which will aid them in competitive exams such as NET, GATE, and others. Students will have the opportunity to embark on a journey in teaching/research in plant or allied sciences or move towards a career in industry and making a positive impact in society.

Department
Botany
Campus
Guwahati Campus
Semester
02 Years (4 Semesters)
Degree
M.Sc.
Department
Botany
Campus
Guwahati Campus
Semester
02 Years (4 Semesters)
Degree
M.Sc.

The School of Natural Sciences at Girijananda Chowdhury University (GCU) is offering a highly competitive and contemporary MSc program in Botany. The program follows the UGC Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) format of 2015 and is a 2 year course with 4 semesters.  The department with its well designed curriculum, experienced faculty and well-equipped laboratories, is dedicated to providing the students with a comprehensive understanding of the latest developments in the field of plant sciences. The program emphasizes on the dissemination of both theoretical concepts and practical skills. Students will be engaged in acquiring hands-on training through rigorous laboratory work, workshops and will also be encouraged to gain a holistic learning experience through research projects, industry internship and seminars. Graduates from this program will be adequately equipped to pursue careers in both academia and industry.

Entry requirements

Eligibility:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in the relevant/allied discipline from any recognized university or institute.                  
  2. The admission will be on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination.(please refer to those defined by the other departments of School of Natural Sciences)

Course structure

Career opportunities

The department with its integrated and multidisciplinary approach to education and new academic programs, is designed to equip students with an extensive knowledge of the field of plant sciences, which will aid them in competitive exams such as NET, GATE, and others. Students will have the opportunity to embark on a journey in teaching/research in plant or allied sciences or move towards a career in industry and making a positive impact in society.

The M.Sc. programme in Botany is a scholarly consideration of the greater physiology of the plant kingdom through in-depth biological understanding of their individual nature and structure. 

Faculty

Special Features of the Department
  • Experienced and qualified faculty members.
  • Well equipped laboratory.
  • Outcome based curriculum as per NEP 2020.
  • Departmental Library.
  • Access to Advanced Engineering Labs.
  • Skill Development through AICTE IDEA Lab.
  • Placement Assistance.

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