M.Sc. Botany

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Programme on M.Sc. Botany deals with study of lower and higher plant in context to their habitat, lifecycle, evolution and phylogenetic studies, phytochemistry.

M.Sc. Botany programme curriculum is balanced between classical concepts of Botany and recent technological advancements in field of plant science. Curriculum is enriched with courses having specific focus on enhancement of communication and presentation skills, development of scientific temperament and research aptitude. Industrial visit and training programme avail exposure to industrial working environment and the working porotocols.

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Career Prospects:

Career in the filed of Botany is among the most preferred career owing to widespread application of plants (herbs, shrubs, spices, aromatic and medicinal plants) in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food industry and others. Alongwith several industrial opportunities a prominent career after pursuing M.Sc. Botany is in the field of agriculture and plant breeding, horticulture and ecologist. In Botany discipline opportunities for entrepreneurship development are also available such as mushroom cultivation, nurseries, etc. Equal research opportunities are available with specific reference to plant biotechnology and production of hybrid varieties. The aspirant also has the option of pursuing career in different government agencies like Botanical Survey of India and other government departments by qualifying competitive exams such as UPSC and FCI.

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Eligibility & Fee Details

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Graduation Aggreate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 25,530 25,530 25,530 25,530
Merit Scholarship 7,659 5,106 2,553 --
Net Tuition Fee 17,871 20,424 22,977 25,530
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 25,530 25,530 25,530 25,530
Merit Scholarship 7,659 5,106 2,553 --
Net Tuition Fee 17,871 20,424 22,977 25,530
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 63,042 (2nd Category) 68,148 (3rd Category) 73,254 (4th Category) 78,360

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Graduation Aggreate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 34,500 34,500 34,500 34,500
Students Diversity Scholarship 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000
Merit Scholarship 9,150 6,100 3,050 -
Net Tuition Fee 21,350 24,400 27,450 30,500
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 34,500 34,500 34,500 34,500
Students Diversity Scholarship 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000
Merit Scholarship 9,150 6,100 3,050 -
Net Tuition Fee 21,350 24,400 27,450 30,500
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 70,000 (2nd Category) 76,100 (3rd Category) 82,200 (4th Category) 88,300

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
4th Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,22,612 (2nd Category) 1,36,228 (3rd Category) 1,49,844 (4th Category) 1,63,460

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
4th Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,33,000 (2nd Category) 1,48,100 (3rd Category) 1,63,200 (4th Category) 1,78,300

One Time Payable Charges in 1st Semester (INR)

Admission Fee Enrolment Fee Caution Money
(Refundable after completion of programme)
6,000 2,000 2,000

Other Charges Per Semester (INR)

Examination Fee Library Fee Student Welfare Fee Online Student Information Fee Lab Charges Total
4,600 800 750 1,500 1,000 8,650

Optional Fee (INR)

Hostel & Mess Fee Single Bed Double Bed Triple Bed Four Bed
Rent and other Fee per Academic Year 75,000 55,000 47,000 42,000
Mess Fee per Academic Year 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500
Laundry Fee per Academic Year 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Hostel Security Fee (Refundable after completion of the session) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total Amount 1,20,000 1,00,000 92,000 87,000

Optional Fee (INR)

Transportation Fee for Doiwala Route per Academic Year 22,000
Transportation Fee for Other Routes per Academic Year 20,000

Eligibility

  • B.Sc. degree in CBZ / Biology / Medical/B.Sc.(Hons.) Botany / Microbiology or equivalent. Botany should be as main subject in all three years.
  • Minimum 50% aggregate marks for general or 45% aggregate marks in case of SC/ST category.

Note:

  • Only one choice of scholarship will be allowed to the candidate from the following:
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Girl Candidate for complete programme.
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to ward of Defence Personnel for complete programme.
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Alumni of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Sibling of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
  • If any student deposits his/her complete yearly Fee, in that case additional scholarship of 5% on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship)will be provided for 1st year only.
  • The Net Tuition Fee for the programme will increase by 5% per annum from 2nd year onwards. It will be applicable to both All India and State Quota students.

Admission Procedure:

Programme Structure

Under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TMBO 101 Cell Biology 3
2. TMBO 102 Mycology and Microbiology 3
3. TMBO 103 Phycology and Bryology 3
4. TMBO 104 Pteridology, Gymnosperm and Palaeobotany   3
5. TMBO 105 Molecular Biology & Genetics 3
6. PMBO 101 Laboratory I: Cell and Molecular Biology Lab 2
7. PMBO 102 Laboratory II: Mycology, Phycology, Bryology and Microbiology lab 2
8. PMBO 104 Laboratory III: Pteridology, Gymnosperm and Palaeobotany lab 2
Total credit Sem. I 21

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TMBO 201 Plant Development and Reproductive Biology 4
2. TMBO 202 Elective-1 3
3. TMBO 203 Taxonomy and Diversity of Flowering Plants 4
4. TMBO 204 Plant Breeding and Biostatistics 3
5. PMBO 201 Laboratory IV: Plant Development and Reproductive Biology Lab 1
6. PMBO 202 Laboratory V: Elective-1lab 1
7. PMBO 203 Laboratory VI: Plant Breeding, Taxonomy and Diversity of Flowering Plants lab 2
8. PMBO 204 Internship / Minor Project 2
Total credit Sem. II 20

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TMBO 301 Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 3
2 TMBO 302 Ecology and Remote Sensing 3
3 TMBO 303 Elective-2 3
4 TMBO 304 Elective-3 3
5 TMBO 305 Open Elective 3
6 PMBO 301 Laboratory VI: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry Lab 2
7 PMBO 303 Laboratory VII: Elective-2 lab 1
8 PMBO 304 Laboratory VIII : Elective-3 lab 1
9 PMBO 305 Industrial / field visit 2
Total credit Sem. III 21

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TMBO 401 Conservation Biology 3
2. TMBO 402 Agricultural Biotechnology 3
3. PMBO 401 Laboratory IX : Conservation Biology & Agricultural Biotechnology 2
5. PMBO 402 Dissertation 10
Total credit Sem. IV 18
Total credit Sem. IV 80

1. TMBO 202 (I) Resource Utilization, IPR and Ethnobotany       Elective - I
2. PMBO 202 (I) Resource Utilization, IPR and Ethnobotany Lab
3. TMBO 202 (II) Microbiology
4. PMBO 202 (II) Microbiology Lab
5. TMBO 202 (III) Immunology
6. PMBO 202 (III) Immunology Lab
7. TMBO 303 (I) Plant Health Management     Elective - II
8. PMBO 303 (I) Plant Health Management
9. TMBO 303 (II) Diversity and Cultivation of Mushrooms Applied Plant Anatomy
10. PMBO 303 (II) Diversity and Cultivation of Mushrooms Applied Plant Anatomy
11. TMBO 303 (III) Ecosystem Analysis, GIS and Remote Sensing
12. PMBO 303 (III) Ecosystem Analysis, GIS and Remote Sensing
13. TMBO 304 (I) Recombinant DNA Technology     Elective- III
14. PMBO 304 (I) Recombinant DNA Technology
15. TMBO 304 (II) Forest      Ecology      &      Natural      resource management in Himalayas
16. PMBO 304 (II) Forest Ecology & Natural resource management in Himalayas
17. TMBO 304 (IV) Palynology and Pollination Biology
18. PMBO 304 (IV) Palynology and Pollination Biology

1 TMBT-304 (I) Entrepreneurship development     Open Elective
2 TMBT-304 (II Intellectual Property rights
3 TMBT-304 (III) Renewable energy
4 TMBT-304 (IV) Artificial Intelligence

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