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Department of Botany

::Department of Botany::

Departmental Profile :

The Department of Botany Science College, Kokrajhar is functioning from the establishment of the College in the year 1995. Till today in these long periods of its journey the department has experienced with well and woe. In the early beginning the department was running only Pass course in B.Sc. Botany. From the year 2005 the department is running both B.Sc. Major Course and B.Sc. Pass course. Now the department has M.Sc. course which was started in the year 2017.The department has promoted hundreds of graduates and masters.

Many of our graduates and masters got employment in different Govt. and Private Organizations. Many are enrolled in different Universities for further studies. The Department has been recognized as the best department for two times (year 2010 and 2015) by the authority of Science College, Kokrajhar.

One of the academic goals of the department is the cultivation of talented individuals equipped with a systematic knowledge of plant science and technology, a scientific mindset and a capability of conducting research & development and its application for the benefit of the society. A deeper purpose is to contribute to the sustainability and development of the society through new research actively participating in conservation of local biological resources.


The objective of the department is the acquisition of a more advanced degree with Botanical knowledge and research ability. In particular, M.Sc. and Doctoral program in the future.

The practice of Botany department by means of the development of topics for special fields of study has become increasingly important in the Master's program.

The Department of Botany Science College, Kokrajhar is extending its academic services to the students for the upliftment of Botanical Science and its allied fields including Environment, Biodiversity and Biotechnology etc. Along with the students’ academic activities the department also gives equal emphasis on research and extension services on various local Biological Science related issues.


1. B.Sc. Botany
2. M.Sc. Botany

Research Work:

Research projects sponsored by Govt. agencies, GOI are another merit of the department. Title of the research project undertaken by the faculty members are:
1. UGC funded major project entitled “Study of Wild Edible Fruits their fruiting phenology and Determination of Nutritive value at Ripu-Chirang reserve forest” under the investigation of Dr. Sanjib Brahma
2. UGC funded minor project entitled “Study and nutritional analysis of wild edible plants consumed by the BODO communities of Kokrajhar district” by Dr. Jahnovi Brahma
3. UGC funded minor project entitled “Study on Germination and Growth of Citrus (L.) spp. of Kokrajhar District, BTAD, Assam” by Dr. Mohesh Gogoi

Remarkable developmental activities:

Department of Botany Science College Kokrajhar is one of the oldest departments which have achieved the best department award for its scholarly activities and brilliant performance shown by the students. Since inception the department is looking forward for quality development of student as well as faculty members. The department has organized Save Earth Nature Club to create conducive environment to encourage learning botany more perfectly.

The wall magazine MITHINGA has been published every year. It can be considered as a mouthpiece to publish the scientific write-up along with the departmental activities. MITHINGA is a platform where the young writer can grow their writing skills. It also helps in creating awareness among the readers on different local issues.

Creation and maintenance of Experimental Garden is one of the important activities of the department.


Sl. No Facility Nos
1 Laboratory 3
2 Departmental library(No. of books) 350
3 Internet facilities for staff and students. 1
4 Class room with LCD projector facilities. 3