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Bachelor of Science (Hons. - Botany)

Course Fee
Exam Fee
8 Semester (4 Years)
Rs. 40,000-/ (Per Year)
Rs. 4,000-/ (Per Year)
4.5 To 6

Programme title is approved under University Grants Commission (UGC) Act 1956.

Optional Early Exit Certificate after 3 Years - B.Sc. (Zoology, Botany, Chemistry)

Bachelor of Science (Hons. - Botany) is an undergraduate degree program that focuses on the scientific study of plants, their structure, growth, development, and biochemical processes. The Arunachal University of Studies is offering this programme in dual mode i.e. B.Sc. (Hons. - Botany) & B.Sc. (Hons. Research - Botany). It also covers topics related to plant ecology, taxonomy, genetics, and plant biotechnology. The Students of this Programme will be eligible for pursuing 1 Year Master of Science (Botany) programme from the University. Also, the students who will score more than 75% or equivalent grade in programme will be eligible for pursuing Ph.D. programme directly without Masters Degree

The duration of this degree program is usually three to four years, depending on the country and the university offering the program. The course curriculum includes both theoretical and practical components, with students learning through lectures, laboratory work, fieldwork, and research projects.

Some of the core courses that students typically take as part of this degree program include plant anatomy and physiology, genetics and evolution, plant ecology, plant taxonomy and systematics, and plant biotechnology. Students may also have the opportunity to specialize in areas such as plant molecular biology, plant pathology, and plant biotechnology.

Graduates with a Bachelor of Science (Hons.- Botany) can pursue a range of career paths, including careers in research and development, teaching, and plant breeding. They may also work in industries such as agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology. Additionally, students may choose to pursue further studies, such as a master's or doctoral degree, in botany or related fields.

The Candidates willing to exit Bachelor of Science (Hons. - Zoology) programme after three years may apply for B.Sc. (Zoology, Botany, Chemistry) Degree from the University. It is an undergraduate academic degree programme that combines the study of physics, chemistry, and mathematics. This degree program aims to provide students with a strong foundation in these three fundamental sciences.

A Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology, Botany, and Chemistry is an undergraduate academic degree program that combines the study of animal biology, plant biology, and chemistry. This program typically takes four years to complete and provides students with a broad understanding of the biological and chemical principles that govern living organisms.

In this program, students study a range of topics related to animal and plant biology, including anatomy, physiology, ecology, genetics, evolution, plant growth and development, and plant-animal interactions. They also study chemistry, including organic and inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, and physical chemistry.

Students who pursue this degree program can develop skills in laboratory techniques, data analysis, scientific writing, and critical thinking. They can also develop a deep understanding of the scientific method and the principles of scientific inquiry.

Graduates of this program can pursue various career opportunities, including research and development, environmental science and conservation, science communication, and education. They may also choose to pursue further education in graduate or professional programs, such as medicine, pharmacy, ecology, or plant and animal science.

10+2 (Science-relevant)/ Diploma or eq.

Optional Early Exit Certificate
Certificate after First Year, Diploma after Second Year, B.Sc. after Third Year || Lateral Entry to Second Year, Third Year & Fourth Year as per UGC Curriculum and Credit Framework for Undergraduate Programme under NEP -2020

Financial Assistance :-
Fee reimbursement upto ₹ 30,000/- for APST candidates having family income less than ₹ 2,50,000/- (Two Lakhs Fifty Thousand) per annum under schemes offered by Central Govt./ State Govt.  subject to compliance of prescribed terms and conditions.

APST candidates having family income less than ₹ 2,50,000/- (Two Lakhs Fifty Thousand) per annum may also check for World Education Mission Scholarship Guarantee Scheme for this programme.

Career Path :-

A Bachelor of Science (Hons. - Botany) degree offers a wide range of career opportunities in the field of plant sciences. Botany is the scientific study of plants, their structure, functions, growth, evolution, and classification. It is an interdisciplinary field that includes ecology, genetics, microbiology, and biochemistry.

Here are some career options for a graduate with a Bachelor of Science (Hons. - Botany) degree:

Plant Biotechnologist: Plant biotechnologists work with plant genetics and plant breeding techniques to create new plant varieties with improved traits. They also work on developing plant-based products for human consumption, pharmaceuticals, and biofuels.

Plant Ecologist: Plant ecologists study the interactions between plants and their environment. They examine the relationships between plant species and the impact of environmental factors such as climate change, pollution, and human activities on plant communities.

Plant Taxonomist: Plant taxonomists are involved in identifying, classifying, and naming plant species. They also study the evolutionary relationships between different plant species.

Plant Pathologist: Plant pathologists study plant diseases caused by pathogens such as fungi, bacteria, viruses, and nematodes. They work on developing strategies to prevent and control plant diseases.

Environmental Consultant: Environmental consultants work with organizations to assess the impact of their activities on the environment. They provide recommendations on how to reduce environmental impact and comply with environmental regulations.

Science Writer/Journalist: Science writers and journalists write about scientific discoveries and research in various media outlets, such as newspapers, magazines, and websites.

Plant Breeder: Plant breeders develop new plant varieties by selecting and crossing plants with desirable traits, such as high yield, disease resistance, and quality.

Agricultural Scientist: Agricultural scientists research and develop new farming techniques and technologies to improve crop yields and reduce the impact of agriculture on the environment.

Conservation Biologist: Conservation biologists study the biodiversity of plant species and work on preserving and protecting them from threats such as habitat destruction, climate change, and invasive species.

Overall, a Bachelor of Science (Hons. - Botany) degree can open up a variety of career opportunities for graduates in the plant sciences field.