Department of Botany

Head of Department: Jam Mukhtar Hussain


Since its establishment, the Department has a legacy of producing renowned botanists, scientists, educationists, doctors and forest officers having national and international repute. We are glad to put few names of renowned educationists of the Department who served at their peak in various institutes viz., Prof. Jind Wada Ansari, Prof. Syed Saeed Hussain Jafri (Principal), Prof. Rauf Akhtar Mufti, Prof. Ejaz Rassool Chishti and Prof. Malik Muhammad Iqbal. Present faculty members of the Department are Ph.D and M.Phil degree holders in various emerging fields of botany. Most of them have good international research publications in prestigious journals. One of the notable features of the faculty members has been their research knowledge in various fields of botany such as Cell and Molecular biology, Photochemistry, Plant biochemistry, Plant physiology, Plant breeding and genetics, Plant mycology and pathology, Microbiology, Plant tissue culture, Plant biotechnology, Plant Ecology, Phycology and bryology, Palynology, Anatomy, Taxonomy and land scaping techniques. The Department has well equipped research laboratories for practical and research work

Mission Statement

We impart practical skills to students in various fields of botany. We aim to produce knowledgeable and skillful persons of strong personality with good manners. We aspire to produce environmental biologists who will be helpful to mitigate the pollution crisis in the country. We are developing skills in students to diagnose and solve climatic and environmental problems. We develop human resources through professional education, research and training in the field of botany. The Department promotes learning environment that cherishes gender, and cultural equity and supports pursuit of knowledge, academic freedom and intellectual curiosity. We aim at socio-economic growth of the country by ensuring professional excellence, integrity and ethical conduct in our graduates with diverse and innovate faculty.


Jam Mukhtar Hussain
M.Sc Botany
Faisal Arshad Malik
Assistant Professor
M.Phil (Botany)
Mukhdoom Qaisar Alam Qureshi
Assistant Professor
M.Phil (Botany)
Dr. Younas Sohail
Assistant Professor
Ph.D (Botany)
Sana Bashir
M.Phil Botany

Programs Offered

  • BS Botany (Morning /Evening Classes)

Future Programs

  • MPhil Botany (Morning /Evening Classes)
  • PhD Botany (Morning / Evening Classes)
  • Week-end Programs
  • Online Courses