About the Department

About the Department

Teaching faculty of the Department

The Botany Department of Daulat Ram College, one of the leading Departments of Delhi University was established in 1968 and completed 50 glorious years of its existence in 2018. The department is a part of Star College Project, awarded by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India since 2011. With its competent and dedicated faculty, the department is actively involved in devising innovative means of teaching and research in plant sciences. Based on the academic and research performance of students and faculty members, Department of Botany along with four other Science departments of the College, was awarded prestigious “Star College Status” by DBT, Govt. of India in 2014 . The Department has well equipped, projector fitted, air conditioned classrooms, Laboratories, Museum, Culture room with tissue culture facility, Bioinformatics lab and a Botanical garden. Keeping in pace with the recent advancements in the field of plant sciences and the revised undergraduate curriculum thereof, the department regularly organizes workshops, seminars, conferences and skill enhancement courses for students as well as faculty members. For a better and in-depth understanding of the subjects taught in the classroom, the department organizes educational trips to various Research Institutes, Biodiversity Parks, and Industries for students. Apart from academics, the students are given a chance to showcase their talent and creativity by participating in various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities of the botanical society “Vasundhara”.

The annual inter college botanical festival “Orchidz” is also celebrated with great enthusiasm. “Liana”, the botanical society magazine gives the student a platform to learn and contribute about interesting and latest events in the field of plant sciences. Thus, the three year CBCS course in B.Sc. (Hons) Botany and B.Sc. Life Science not only gives the student an in-depth knowledge about the subject, but also equips them to face the new challenges in the field of plant science research.