The Department of Botany is established within the School of Basic Sciences of Rani Channamma University. The Department of Botany, RCUB is established in 2015 and programme is running in association with G.S. Science College Belagavi. The department is committed to import Botanical Education of high quality and to make impressive impact in Research. Department of Botany is striving to train young minds in Botany. Until July 2019, a total of approximately 84 students have graduated from our department, each of them playing an active role in various fields. Presently department running with full time THREE guest faculty and university is in the processes of filling permanent faculty for the department. Nevertheless, students are encouraged in field work to local forest visit and study important useful medicinal plant identification and report as dissertation in 4th semester curriculum.
Botany Department has started with the vision to provide the high-quality education in Plant science contributing to tackle fundamental challenges in Global Food Security, Sustainable Development and Protecting the Environment.
Department of Botany is committed to
• Creating teaching and research learning of basic and applied sciences to build a knowledge base and promote quality initiatives in plant science.
• To enhance, enrich and empower scientific knowledge to meet the social needs.
• To provide ample of opportunities with collaboration with forest, horticulture departments.
• Providing qualitative education and personality enhancement to utilize opportunities offered by the society at a global level.
• Ensuring gender justice and religious harmony.
• Imparting education that is functionally useful, socially relevant and morally to meet the challenging demands of the present society.
M.Sc. in Botany
Duration: 2 Years (4 Semesters)
Eligibility: B.Sc degree with Botany as one of the optional subject having at least 45% of marks in aggregate at degree level is eligible to apply.
Year of Joining
Ms. Shital A Desai
Ms. Jyoti Revankar
M.Sc, B.Ed, K-SET
Mr. Mithun R
· Plant Physiology,
· Plant Taxonomy,
· Ecology & Environmental Biology,
· Medicinal Botany.
Weekly Seminars, LCD presentation. Charts.
Group Discussion, Training student to use different Software like Goggle Earth for temporal Analysis, S-Viewer for Graphical Analysis
Basic Cartography and Basic Mapping Activities, Ecology and Conservation, Molecular Biology using National International Documentaries.
Field Trip. Visit to Industries. Visit to Hydroponics ,Tissue culture labs
Visit to Floriculture, Horticulture Departments
Visit to Poly-House and Biotechnology labs
Mrs. Mallaya Hiremath got selected as DRFO (2017 batch)
Mr.Duddapa is Won first place in “speak for India” organized by Federal Bank of India and the Times of India in collaboration with Vijay Karnataka and selected for Karnataka North Zonal level competition.
Miss Shradha.S.Sangane and Miss.Arati.L.Bhalebhadae of M.Sc 1st semester Won first place paper presentation in one day “National Student’s Level Seminar” held at RLS on occasion of World Ozone Day on 19th September 2018.
Ms. Shweta Jadhav of 1st year M.Sc secured 2nd place in the 49 kg weight category at the State Senior Weightlifting Championships at Moodbidri organized by Alvas College Moodbidri on 20th Feb 2021.
1. Ms. BhagyashreeTharkar 2019
2. Mr. Mithun R 2019
3. Ms. Anjali A Hajeri 2019
4. Ms. Akshata Nayak 2020
5. Ms. Swati Birje 2020
6. Mr. Naveen Y Hanchinamani 2020
7. Ms. Tehsin Ara Momin 2020
8. Ms. Roopa Hunnur 2020
Dr.G.D.Yadav, Vice-Chancellor of Institute of chemical technology,Mumbai Delivered a talk on “Green chemistry-Need to device an effective energy policy ”organized by science association G.S.Sc college Belgaum..
Guest lecture by Dr.DivyaUma, AzimPremaji University, Bangalore was organized on 27th September 2018 on research methodologies and basic research practices.
P.G. Department has conducted talk on “eye care for youngster” by Dr.Madhuri Dixit on occasion of world sight day on 11 October 2018.
List of Guest Lectures
Conducted by P.G. Botany Department
Richard stoner from NASA.
scientist D, Regional Medical Research Centre Belagavi.
B. G. Hegde, Associate Professor Department of Physics
World of Bamboos”
Vinay KolteEnterpreneur of the Bamboo Nursery Pune.
S. Y. Prabhu, Member of Governing Council South Konkan Education Society,
of Plateau Vegetation in Chaukul region, Maharashtra and Strobulanthus
Ecology in Goan Forest”
RutujaKolte& Ms. Prabha Pillai Department of Botany Goa University.
and its conservation”
Neeta Jadhav Head Dept. of Botany, B. K. College Belagavi
R. S. Patil, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, the new college
Vivek, Post Docterate Department of Botany Goa University.
Change : A Direct Existential Threat to Humanity”
SagarDhara, the environmental engineer, professor and activist
in the western ghats and conservation of crab and amphibian species”
Christopher John Thorpe, University of Plymouth Devon, United Kingdom. He
currently works at the school of Marine and Biological science University of
Plymouth. Christopher does research in ecology, Molecular Biology and
Zoology. His current project is ‘Bio-geography of Rocky Plateaus in Northern
Western Ghats of India’. He is a post graduate researcher in University of
I. S. Kumbar, retired professor of philosophy and HOD of philosophy in Rani
Parvati Devi college Belagavi. Registrar, academy of comparative philosophy
and religion. Co-ordinator of Indira Gandhi National Open University.
Well-equipped laboratories and class rooms.
Computer and laptop.
Effluent treatment plant.
Rare Medicinal plant garden.
Conservation of palms of Andaman and Nicobar islands
Water harvesting pit.
Green house for shade loving plants.
Quick Response code system to identify flowering plants
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