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B.Sc Plant Biology Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Bachelor of Science in Plant Biology


Have you completed your 10+2 course/ PUC, are you interested in studying plant life? Want to study about plants and their growth? Then choose the course B.Sc in plant biology. Learn the details of the course, the eligibility criteria and the job prospects. Know the list of colleges and universities that offers this course in India.

Course Name: B.Sc Plant Biology
Group: B.Sc
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 3 years

Course Description


The course B.Sc in Plant Biology is or three years duration and prepares the students to equip with vast knowledge about plant life for their career life. Plants are the primary source of food for all living beings on the earth. They play a vital role in earth's dynamic changes and solves problems facing the human beings. There is huge demand for plant biologists across the world for preserving life on earth. They are needed for developing new technologies to face the challenges arising in the areas of food scarcity, pollution, deforestation, global warming etc. The course focuses on study of structure, functions and physiology of plant life and their interactions with the surrounding environment. The program provides scope for students to conduct experiment, observe, record and analyse the results.

Eligibility Criteria


The students should have completed higher secondary (10+2)/ PUC with Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized university.



Colleges offering B.Sc Plant Biology course in India

College NameUniversityState
Chikkaiah Naicker CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya MahavidyalayaPondicherry UniversityAndaman and Nicobar
Nallamuthu Gounder Mahalingam CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Nirmala College for WomenBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Nss College, ManjeriUniversity of CalicutKerala
P.S.G.R. Krishnamal College for WomenBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Providence College for WomenBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda CollegeUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Shree Chandra Prabhu Jain CollegeUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
St. Mary''s CollegeManonmaniam Sundaranar UniversityTamil Nadu
The Ethiraj College for WomenUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
The New CollegeUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Vellalar College for WomenBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Vivekananda CollegeManonmaniam Sundaranar UniversityTamil Nadu
Vivekanandha College of Arts and Sciences for WomenPeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu

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The program in plant biology is intensive and provides students with hands on experiences in plant biology practical aspects and in its application. The study course exposes the students to plant kingdom, focuses on botany, physiology, ecology, plant growth, development, reproduction and evolution, adaptation and interactions with the surroundings The training emphasis on the areas of botanical gardening, glass houses, latest plant laboratories, microscopy suite, plant specimen collections, green houses. Emphasis is laid on to gain wide knowledge of concepts and principles of basic biology, principles of evolution and ecology, structure and function of bio molecules, bio energetic, population biology, ecology economic botany. The program equips the students with all aspects of plant life to face the challenges in the areas and apply their gained knowledge to find solutions.The program emphasis on the concepts of appreciation of plant life and their economic uses for the mankind. The curriculum covers theoretical lectures, laboratory experiments, project works, field visits, record writing, assessments and examinations. Training enhances the skills for critical thinking and logical reasoning.

Job Prospects


The graduates can pursue higher studies B.Ed / M.Sc / M.Phil / Ph.D in Botany. They find job scope in the areas of plant breeding, agriculture sectors, educational institutions, research areas, botanical gardens/parks, biotechnology,consultancy, plant nurseries, plant conservation and public departments, horticulture, farming, medical setting, forestry, pharmaceutical and chemical sectors. They find jobs as plant chemist, agricultural manager, science technician, orchard manger, ornamental horticulture, plant breeder, nursery manager.

B.Sc Plant Biology Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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