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Department Of Botany

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.


Courses Of Department

History of the Department

The Department of Botany started in 1958 with inception of degree courses under Kerala University under the leadership of Late Prof. K.V. George. In 1984, Post Graduate course was commenced and the department was elevated to the status of an approved research department affiliated to M.G. University in 2002.  The department  was chronologically headed by Prof. K. V. George , Prof. N. P. Philip, Prof. C. John Thomas, Prof. Becky Thomas, Prof. C. G. Varghese, Prof. K Danielkutty and Dr. Annie J Mathew. Dr. Elizabeth Thomas  is now the present Head of the Department. This department is a pioneer department of St. Thomas College to  receive the DST-FIST grant in 2009.

The Department offers undergraduate programme in Botany based on CBCS syllabus and the sanctioned strength is 32. The post graduate programmes offered is based on CSS syllabus with Biotechnology  as specialization. Interdisciplinary/Open course is on Agri-based Microenterprises which is  good opportunity for other students to fulfill their passion towards botany, agriculture & horticulture. Botany Students study the Open Courses offered by other Departments.  Botany Complementary courses are offered for First and Second Year B. Sc Zoology students.   Short term courses offered by the department include Tissue culture for PG students and  Mushroom spawn production for UG students.


Faculty

Dr. Elizabeth Thomas

Head Of The Department

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Dr. Jasy Thomas

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Dr.Leena Abraham

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Sheemol M.S

M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D.

Guest Faculty

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Dr. Kala K.

M.Sc, M.Phil., Ph.D.

Guest Faculty

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Ms. Revathy Vijayasharma

M.Sc., B.Ed.

Guest Faculty

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AMAL K S

M.Sc.,B.Ed.

Guest Faculty

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REEJA E R

M.Sc.,B.Ed.

Guest Faculty

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Faculty Achievements


Project Description

Student Project 2015-19

ONGOING/COMPLETED STUDENT PROJECTS (2015-19)

Sr. No.

Topic

Principal Investigator

Period

Amount

Funding Agency

1

Biodiversity (Angiosperm)of a quarry and impact of quarrying on the nearby areas(Student Project)

37/SPS55/2015/KSCSTE

Dr. Jasy Thomas

2015-16

Rs. 5,500/-

KSCSTE

2

A preliminary study of weeds seen in selected paddy fields of Pathanamthitta District, Kerala

249/SPTYiS-II/2017/KSCSTE

Dr. Jasy Thomas

2017-18

Rs.6,000/-

KSCSTE- SPYTiS-II

3

Diversity, spatial distribution and productivity of trees in St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry

250/SPYTiS-II/2017/KSCSTE

Dr. Leena Abraham

2017-18

Rs. 5,000/-

KSCSTE- SPYTiS-II