DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

 

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1957 | 2002: HONOURS

INTAKE
30
FACULTY MEMBERS
Assistant Professor Dr.Illora Sen , M.Sc, PH.D
Assistant Professor Dr.Suchhanda Ghosh , M.Sc, PH.D
Assistant Professor Smt.Anasua Das , M.Sc, BEd
Contractual Full Time Teacher Dr. Raikamal Pal , M.Sc, PH.D
Guest Lecturer Smt. Papri Saha , M.Sc
Guest Lecturer Smt. Sanjana Ghosh , M.Sc
Guest Lecturer Dr. Priyanka Mukherjee , M.Sc, PH.D
DEPARTMENTAL HIGHLIGHTS Consistent good academic results with university ranks
2010 – 6th
2013 – 3rd
2015 – 1st
2017 – 10th
2018 – 6th
2019 – 8th ranked. Regular seminar,webinar,e talk,workshop,special lectures organized by department with eminent resource person from specific and relevant field.Celebration of annual science awareness day to encourage and promote scientific interaction and innovation for students and faculty.Regular student participation in intra and intercollege Seminar /Workshop/ Conference.Departmental journal -explore to promote diverse scientific article writing for students
Involvement of departmental alumni in different academic /career advancement programmes/ competetive exam guidance pursuits for current students in their future endeavour.Ongoing collaborative work /projects of students with wildroots(NGO-A Society for Environment Education, Sustainable Designs, Bio-diversity awareness & Conservation Education, Guwahati, Assam, India) since 2016.Most of the students pursue PG/MBA/professional courses after graduation.Student projects carried out from time to time to inculcate research aptitude amongst specific group of students with relevant skill.Regular preparatory mock tests taken for theory and practical before univertsity exams to upgrade and evaluate students. 
Programs/webinars/workshops/conferences/special lectures oragnised by the department

Date Title of the Program Name of the Resource Person Platform
17.07.20 &18.07.20 A Two Day National Virtual Conference On Current Global Pandemic And Ongoing Climate Change Dr. Madhumita Dobe, Director-Professor Public Health All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health,Dr. Punarbasu Chaudhuri As;sistant Professor, Department of ENVS,CU and Dr. Pradip Bhattacharyya;Associate Professor, ISI Zoom Meeting
8.08.20 Webinar on ‘Environmental Developments and Changes in India, during the Covid-19 Lockdown and impacts of Natural Calamities (Amphan): Identifying ‘Natural Order’ amidst ‘Chaos’ Sterrin Smalbrugge A Dutch Ecologist And Herpetologist  Dr. Biswajit De Is The Founder President Of Wildroots,India
Prof. Jyotirmoy Shankar Deb, A Faculty Of Zoology In Barasat College , West Bengal, India.
Shakti Ranjan Banerjee (Col. Retd.) Indian Army
Zoom Meeting
14.01.21 E-WORKSHOP ON “Virtual Tour Through Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory DR.Soumitra Paul.Assistant Professor,Plant Molecular Biology,Department of Botany,CU Google Meet
6.02.21 E- Work Shop On *Glimpses Of Plant Taxonomy SM. Shreya Chaudhuri, SRF,Botanical Survey of India Google Meet
21.02.21 An Alumni interaction: Guidance in Career Building in Academics / Cracking competitive examinations and government jobs 1.SAMIHA ALAM; Head of Enterprise Account Partnerships (SEA), Apps Flyer Bangkok, Bangkok City, Thailand
2.ASMITA PAUL CSIR-UGC-SRF in Department of Botany, University of Calcutta
3.SHABNAM BANDYPADHYAYA Technical Assistant (Quality Control), Food Corporation of India, West Bengal Region, District Office Burdwan.
Google Meet
17.04.21 &18.04.21 Earth Day-“Restoring The Earths Belief In Humanity” Intra and Inter College Students Programme to celebrate Earth Day,2021 Zoom Meeting
30.05.21 National Webinar To Celebrate Science Awareness Day Professor Madhumita Dobe, All India Institute of Public Hygeine,Kolkata and Dr. Biswajit De, President ;Wildroots Zoom Meeting
23.12.21 National Webinar To Celebrate Science Awareness Day Dr Kanad Das; Scientist Bsi And Dr,Hukum Singh; Scientist,Fri,Dehradun Zoom Meeting
4.07.20 International E Talk On “Covid Environment In Japan And Adapting To New Normal…Sharing An Experience Dr. Ilika Ghosh (Alumnus), Cell Biologist,Saitama University, Japan Special Lecture on Google Meet
18.01.21 International E-Talk  On “Building A Career In Botany: My Ph.D Journey And Academic Experience In Africa” Dr. Jayeeta Saha (Alumnus)    Curently Faculty In Biological Science; Baze University,Nigeria Special Lecture on Google Meet
27.09.21 AND 28.09.21 Special Lecture And Workshop Dr. Moumita Bandyopaphyay, Faculty Department Of Botany;University Of Calcutta Special Lecture on Google Meet
JOURNALS § EXPLORE – 2021
ALUMNI The department of Botany holds a prestigious legacy of alumni with consistent good University result and several university ranks including a First Class First (Sonal Sachdev 2015). All our students have been sincere and committed having aptitude for academic and extracurricular activities. Many of our students are well placed in different academic and administrative profession.
NOTEWORTHY ALUMNI
• Students placed as Faculty and Post-Doctoral Fellow in International Institutes and Universities like Florida, Alabama (USA); Illinois (Canada); Nigeria
• Many awarded PH. D in respective specialized branch of plant science
• Students also heading InternationalMarketing Enterpriseand Corporate sectors
• Student Working as International Social development Expert and Applied Academics Consultant
• Many qualified UGC/CSIR NET and pursuing research in reputed institutes
• A 2007 batch alumnus placed in Indian Army through NDA
• Many well placed in Government sectors; NGO, Reputed Schools,Content writer in Publishing Houses, Corporate and Banking sectors