Overview of the department
Department of Botany was established in the year 2000 and currently headed by Dr. R. Lalengmawia, Associate Professor. There are currently 8 Associate professors and no temporary or contract faculty. Department faculty and students participated in environment related programmes to create awareness for eco-friendly society. They also participated in voluntary blood donation and mass tree plantation organized by NSS from time to time.
Aspirants having B.Sc degree in Botany can continue to study MSc in Botany or can find lot of career opportunities in public sector. They can join Botanical Survey of India (BSI), National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) etc. as Project Assistant, Technical Assistant, Field Assistant or Scientific Assistant. Relatively there are less opportunities available for them in private sector when compared to public sector. It is possible for them to work in private firms like Nursery Farms, Environmental Consultancies etc. as Environmental Consultant, Nursery Manger or Greenhouse Manager.
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