Bhairab Ganguly College

Bhairab Ganguly College

  • Reaccredited
    NAAC Grade A+
  • Affiliated to
    W.B. State Univ.
  • Govt.
  • AISHE Code

Department of Botany

Department of Botany

About the Department

  • General Course introduced in 1980
  • Honours Course introduced in 1988
  • Intake capacity in Undergraduate (Honours) Course is 48
  • The Department provides quality education in the conventional areas of Plant Sciences


Non-teaching Staff

Sri Shyamapada Bhattacharya (Deputed in the office)

Smt. Pampa Majumder, Laboratory Attendant
Sri. Joy Ghosh, Laboratory Technician (College Appointed)

Infrastructural Facilities

  • Seminar Library: The Department has an enriched Seminar library with a stock of over 200 books covering diverse topics of the syllabus of both Honours and General courses.
  • Laboratories: The Department has four well-equipped laboratories for conducting practical classes on Genetics, Biochemistry, Biometry and Plant Workout. A diverse collection of Algae, Fungi, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms are preserved in the laboratories.Other relevant instrumental facilities are adequately provided for the benefit of the students.
  • Medicinal Plant Garden: ‘Niramoy Nikunja’, a medicinal plant garden situated in the college campus is the most reputed non-governmental project for pharmacological research. The teachers of the department often use this open-air laboratory as a teaching tool to acquaint the students with rare species of herbs having specific medicinal properties.
  • Internet and Wi-Fi: The department is equipped with two desktops and one laptop with printer and internet connectivity.
  • Classroom with ICT Facility: One classroom is equipped with overhead LCD projector used as an audio-visual teaching aid.
  • Botanical Museum: A wide variety of preserved plant specimens (dry and wet) have been collected and duly preserved in a well-furnished museum.
  • Educational Tour/Field Work: Annual excursions (study of floral diversity) in different Phytogeographical regions of India are regularly conducted by the Department for both Honours and General students.

Teaching Methods

  • Classroom lectures
  • Demonstration in Laboratory
  • Field works in nearby areas
  • Educational excursion to places of Botanical interest
  • Students’ seminar and group discussion
  • Project work

Special Activities

    • Wall Magazine: Students submit articles on interesting topics related to the subject in the departmental wall magazine “Theophrastus”.
    • Freshers’ Welcome: The students of the Department organize Freshers’ Welcome for the students of the first year.
    • Seminar/ Special Lecture: The department regularly organizes special lectures and seminars to enable the students to extend the horizon of their knowledge. Students’ seminar is arranged annually to nurture their academic interest.


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Kolkata 700056, W.B, India
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