Department | Science | Botany

About Department of Botany

Department of Botany is oldest Department, established in 1948. The Department offers a graduate and post-graduate course in Botany. Department started Post Graduate course in Botany from 2006 with Plant Biotechnology and then Genetics from the year 2015 as a specialization. Department has recognized research center in Botany by the Savitribai Phule University, Pune.  All the Faculty members are Ph.D. holder and got recognition as a post-graduate teacher and Ph.D. guide by the University.  Faculty members has completed 3 Major research projects and more than 7 minor projects with more than 65 publications in National and International Journals. Number of activities organized for holistic development of students like Botanica (Botany Day /Green Day), Biodiversity camp etc.  Our students remain University  topper (Gold medal) in 2007, 2011, 2012, 2014 and many times in the list of University rank holder, participated in various Universities, regional and state level competition. Department has well develop Botanical garden with more than 250 plants which includes endemic and rare plants.


Degree Eligibility Course Type Intake Note Admission Procedure Type
B.Sc(Botany) An applicant who has passed the H.S.C(12th Science) Examination of the Maharashtra State Board or equivalent of any other statutory Board or University with English and 3 science subjects out of 1)Chemistry 2)Biology 3)Physics 4)Mathematics is eligible for F.Y.B.Sc. Grant 35 Seats (TYBSc) Reservation as per Government Rules Selection through merit list Under Graduate
M.Sc. (Botany) B.Sc. Botany Non-Grant 24 Seats Reservation as per Government Rules On merit basis (Marks obtained at degree level) Post Graduate
Ph.D. M.Sc. WITH PET / NET / SET Non-Grant 24 Seats Reservation as per Government Rules As per Savitribai Phule Pune University Norms Doctorate

Faculty List

Faculty Qualification Designation Experience(Yrs) Email Profile
Sanjay Gajanan Auti M.Sc.Ph.D. Professor and HOD 28 years 8 months View
Dr.(Mrs.)Kiran Prakash Patil M.Sc. Ph. D. Associate Professor 28 View
Dr. Hemantkumar A. Thakur M.Sc. Ph. D. Professor & CEO 23 View
Dr. UDAYA GANESH BASARKAR M.Sc., Ph. D., DPQCQAM  Associate Professor Teaching – 18 Years Industrial – 04 Years View
KUMAR VINOD CHHOTUPURI GOSAVI M.Sc. Ph.D. Assistant Professor 4 years 8 months View
Miss. Chandrika Paul M.Sc. in Botany Lecturer 02 View
Ms.Shinde Menka Vishwanath M.Sc.(Plant Biotechnology), B.Ed. Lecturer 03 View