SGGSWU Departments Department of Botany and Environmental Science

The Department of Botany and Environmental Sciences  is an upcoming one in the School of Basic and Applied Sciences. The department aims to foster value based botanical and environmental education through graduate and post-graduate courses in the field of Botany and Environment sciences. The department will be a paragon of virtues, diligently exposing its students with vivid environmental aspects, their benefits and hazards. The curriculum is designed to provide for orientation towards Botany & Environmental problems and issues as well as in depth training and imparting skills in various areas pertaining to the Botany & Environmental Science. The department is growing steadily by expanding its gamut of academic activities. The department is growing steadily with strong commitment for teaching and research.

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1 Ph.D. (Botany)

Eligibility: As per UGC norms

No. of seats: To be notified before entrance test

2 M.Sc. Botany

Eligibility: B.Sc. (Medical/Life sciences) with at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognised University.

Seats: 30

Duration: 2 years

3 M.Sc. Environmental Sciences

Eligibility:B.Sc. (Medical/Non-Medical/Life sciences) with at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognised University.

No. of Seats: 40

Duration: 2 Years

4 B.Sc. (Hons. School) Botany

Eligibility:10+2 (Medical) with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized board or council.

No. of Seats:40


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1 Dr. Mukesh Kanwar Assistant Professor Natural Plant Product Research, Phytoremediation & Stress Physiology.
2 Dr. Yadvinder Singh In-Charge, Department of Botany & Environmental Science 09876930409 Classical and molecular taxonomy of cyanobacteria, Microbial ecology, Bioremediation of pesticides and heavy metals, Physiology and biochemistry of cyanobacteria
3 Dr. Santosh Bhukal Assistant Professor Wastewater treatment, Nano-ferrite synthesis
4 Dr. Jaspreet Kaur Assistant Professor Mycology, Crop genetics and Plant Breeding
5 Dr. Hina Khan Assistant Professor Plant Tissue Culture
6 Dr. Nishi Mehta ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Plant Physiology
7 Mrs. Manisha Sharma Assistant Professor Bioremediation
8 Ms. Mandeep Kaur Assistant Professor Cytogenetics
9 Ms. Gagandeep Kaur Assistant Professor Soil Science
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1 Cleanliness Campaign

Department actively participated in Sirhind Cleanliness Campaign organized by NSS Units, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib (November 5th 2014).

2 Extension Lecture

Department had organized an extension lecture to commemorate the Sikh Environment Day on Nankian Philosophy and Environment by Dr. D. S. Chahal, Qubec University, Canada on Mach 13, 2014. S. Ravneet Singh, Coordinator Eco Sikh NGO (USA) also expressed his concern for the betterment of Environment.

3 National Conference

Department actively participated in National Conference on Emerging Horizons in Science & Technology held at SGGSW University, Fatehgarh Sahib (February 13-14, 2014).

4 National Conference

Department had organized a National conference on Preservation of Environment: Challenges before Humanity to commemorate the Gurta Gaddi Diwas of Guru Har Rai Sahib on March 14, 2013. The conference was inaugurated by plantation drive performed by Padam Shri Baba Sewa Singh ji, Khadoor Sahib.

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1 Achievements

Faculty member(s) of the Department published more than 15 research articles in leading journal like POLS ONE, Elsevier, Springer and Wiley  and 8 book chapters in published by international and national publishers like Springer, Bentham Science Publishers etc.

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