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M.Phil Botony

Master of Philosophy in Botany

Are you interested in the scientific study of plant life and development? Do you want to research on plant life, plant breeding, plant genetics or plant diseases? Then, M.Phil Botany course is just for you. This is a career oriented course and many institutes in India provide admission to this course.

Course Name: M.Phil Botony
Stream: Science
Course Category: Biotechnology
Duration: 2 years

About M.Phil Botany course

It is a post graduate Botany course. Botany is that branch of Biology which deals with the scientific study of plant life and its development. The course covers a wide range of scientific disciplines that study algae, fungi and higher plants including their structure, reproduction, growth, development, metabolism, chemical properties and plant diseases. This course is a career orienting in nature. A wide range of job scopes are available to the candidates after the completion of the course.

Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility criteria of M.Phil Botany course is a pass degree in M.Sc Botany with minimum 50% marks.

Course Duration

Generally, the duration of this pre Doctorate degree is of two years which is divided into two semesters. Some institutes also offer this course on a part time basis.

Higher Degree programs

After completing M.Phil Botany course, candidates can go for higher studies such as Ph.D Botany course.

Pay package

Pay scale in this field is very high but for a botanist, the pay scale varies in the private and government sector.

M.Phil Botony 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.Phil Botony - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Phil Botony course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
A.A. Govt. Arts College Periyar UniversityTamil Nadu
A.R.C. Viswanathan CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Aditi MahavidyalayaUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Deccan Education Society Willingdon CollegeShivaji UniversityMaharashtra
Faculty of Law University of DelhiUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Gangadhar Meher CollegeSambalpur UniversityOdisha
Government Arts College (Autonomous)Bharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Government Arts College, UdagamandalamBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Government Arts College,UdhagamandalamBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Govt. Arts College (Autonomous)Bharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
J.J College of Arts and ScienceBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Jamal Institute of ManagementBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Jamal Mohamed College OF Teacher EducationDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University Tamil Nadu
Jijamata MahavidyalayaSant Gadge Baba Amravati UniversityMaharashtra
Khallikota (Autonomous) CollegeBerhampur UniversityOdisha
Kongunadu Arts and Science CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Kunthavai Naacchiaar Govt.Arts College for WomenBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Nallamuthu Gounder Mahalingam CollegeBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
NDMVP Samaj''s K.T.H.M. CollegeSavitribai Phule Pune UniversityMaharashtra
Nesamony Memorial Christian CollegeManonmaniam Sundaranar UniversityTamil Nadu
Pachaiyappa''s College for Men, ChennaiUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Presidency CollegeUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Queen Mary''s CollegeUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda CollegeUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Shri Shivaji Science CollegeSant Gadge Baba Amravati UniversityMaharashtra
Softkey Education & Infotech LtdKarnataka State Open UniversityMaharashtra
St. Mary''s CollegeManonmaniam Sundaranar UniversityTamil Nadu
University collegeUniversity of KeralaKerala
Vellalar College for WomenBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu

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Essential skills required for M.Phil Botany course

  • Candidates should have a clear and concise written and verbal communication skill, be creative in solving problems and a high level of curiosity about the world around them.
  • Other essential skills include detail orientation in their work and a good understanding of scientific research.
  • They must have a mental stamina for working long hours, good interpersonal skills, the ability to work with microscope and knowledge of computers.

Who is suitable for M.Phil Botany course

Those candidates who are willing to go for teaching fields as a teacher, lecturer or professor in university and colleges both in government as well as private institutions are the most suitable or this course.

Advantages of M.Phil Botany course

  • Candidates have good scope of joining Botanical Survey of India, Environmental Protection Agency, etc.
  • Men and women trained in Botany can get jobs in drug companies, chemical industries, paper and lumber companies, botanical gardens, horticulturalist, genetic research industry, fruit growers, nurseries, etc.
  • Candidates have a lot of demand in plant breeding, plant genetics, plant diseases or research of medicinal plants.
  • They can also work as a marketing executive for seed companies, biological supply houses, pharmaceutical manufacturers and biotechnology firms, etc.

M.Phil Botony Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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