BS BOTANY

 

DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
Azad Jammu & Kashmir is blessed with lush green forests, valuable medicinal plants and rich biodiversity. The sustainable management and development of these invaluable resources need properly educated, adequately trained and dedicated plant biologists.
To meet the demand of qualified experts in the field of botany, Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University, Nerian Sharif, AJ&K has established Botany Department in the Faculty of Sciences. The main focus of the Department in to provide quality education in plant biology through modern teaching and practical programs of study relevant to the needs of AJ&K and Pakistan in particular and the world in general. The faculty members of the department are highly qualified, experienced and possess high credentials from well recognized national and international institutions. Different modern experimental and applied research facilities are being developed to meet the needs of the faculty and the students in teaching and research. Adequate library facilities are also present for students and faculty.
The future aim of the Botany Departments is to become a center of excellence in providing quality education and latest research facilities to meet the need of the country at the international standards. At present, BS and MS degree programs are being offered in the Department.
Employment Opportunities for Graduates of Botany
After graduation from the department the students will have enough opportunities to get employment in:
Federal & provincial government departments such as education, forestry, wildlife,agriculture, horticulture and health
Public and provide sector universities/colleges
Research institution such as PARC, PSF, PCSIR, NIBGE, NIAB and PIF;
Industries such as pharmaceuticals, pesticides, food processing and beverages;
NGOS (Local, national, international)
Profile PictureDR. ABDUL HAMEED HAMID Dr.Nadeem Ahmed
Asst Professor in Department of Botany
Completed PhD, in 2015 from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
Specialization: Plant Sciences
Email: shnadeem77@yahoo.co.in

Duration:    8 Semesters                                                       Credit Hours:130

 

Eligibility:    FA/FSc/I.Com/ICS/D.Com or Equivalent.

 

 

Compulsory Requirements General  Courses  to  be  Chosen  From
(the student has no choice) Other Departments
9 courses 7-8 courses
25 Credit hours 21-24 Cr. Hours
Subjects Cr. Subjects Cr.
Hr Hr
1. ENGLISH I (Functional English) 3 1. General Course-I *** 3
2. ENGLISH II(Communication Skill) 3 2. General  Course-II*** 3
3. ENGLISH   III   (Technical   Report 3 3. General Course-III *** 3
Writing & presentation skills) 4. General Course-IV *** 3
4. ENGLISHVI* 3 5. General Course-V *** 3
5. PAKISTAN STUDIES 2 6. General Course-VI *** 3
6. ISLAMIC STUDIES / ETHICS 2 7. General Course-VII *** 3
7. MATHEMATICS 3 8. General Course-VIII*** 3
8. BIOSTATISTICS 3
9. INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER 3
24
Discipline Specific Foundation Courses Major courses
9-10 courses 11-13 courses
30-33 Credit hours 36-42 Credit hours
Subjects Cr. Subjects Cr. Hr
Hr
1. Diversity of Plants 4 1. Phycology & Bryology 3
2. Plant Systematics, Anatomy & 4 2. Mycology & Plant Pathology 3
Development 4 3. Plant Systematics 3
3. Cell Biology, Genetics & Evolution 4 4. Genetics-I 3
4. Plant Physiology & Ecology 4 5. Plant Biochemistry-I 3
5. Biodiversity & Conservation 3 6. Plant Physiology-I 3
6. Bacteriology & Virology 3 7. Molecular Biology 3
7. Diversity of Vascular Plants 3 8. Plant Biochemistry-II 3
8. Plant Anatomy 3 9. Plant Ecology-II 3
9. Plant Ecology-I 10. Plant Physiology-II 3
11. Genetics II 3
12. Environmental Biology 3
32 36

 

1stSemester                                                                                  18CH

Sr. # Course Theory Lab CH
1 English-I(Functional English) 3 0 3
2 PAKISTAN STUDIES 2 0 2
3 MATHEMATICS 3 0 3
4 GENERAL-I** 3 0 3
5 GENERAL-II** 3 0 3
6 FOUNDATION-I Diversity of Plants 3 1 4
Total Credit Hors 17 01 18

 

2ndSemester                                                                                     18CH

Sr.# Course Theory Lab CH
1 ENGLISH-II (Communication Skills) 3 0 3
2 ISLAMIC STUDIES / ETHICS 2 0 2
3 ENGLISH IV UNIV. OPTIONAL* 3 0 3
4 GENERAL-III** 3 0 3
5 GENERAL-IV** 3 0 3
6 FOUNDATION-II Plant Systematic

Anatomy and Development Embryology

3 1 4
Total Credit Hors 17 01 18

 

3rdSemester                                                                                     17CH

Sr.# Course Theory Lab CH
1 ENGLISH-III (Technical Report Writing & Presentation Skill) 3 0 3
2 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER 3 0 3
3 GENERAL-V ** 3 1 4
4 GENERAL-VI ** 3 0 3
5 FOUNDATION-III Cell Biology, Genetics and Evolution 3 1 4
Total Credit Hors 15 02 17

 

4thSemester                                                                                      17CH

Sr.# Course Theory Lab CH
1 GENERAL-VII** 3 0 3
2 GENERAL-VIII** 3 0 3
3 FOUNDATION-IV Plant Physiology and Ecology 3 1 4
4 FOUNDATION-V Biodiversity and Conservation 3 1 4
5 Biostatistics 2 1 3
Total Credit Hors 14 03 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5thSemester                                                                                      15CH

Sr.# Course Theory Lab CH
1 FOUNDATION-V Biodiversity and Virology 2 1 3
2 MAJOR-I Psychology and Bryology 2 1 3
3 MAJOR -II Mycology and Plant Pathology 2 1 3
4 FOUNDATION-VII Diversity   of   Vascular Plants 2 1 3
5 MAJOR-III Diversity   of   Vascular Plants 2 1 3
Total Credit Hors 10 05 15

 

6thSemester                                                                                      15CH

Sr.# Course Theory Lab CH
1 FOUNDATION-VIII Plant Anatomy 2 1 3
2 MAJOR-IV Genetics-I 2 1 3
3 MAJOR -V Plant Biochemistry-I 2 1 3
4 FOUNDATION-I Plant Ecology-I 2 1 3
5 MAJOR-VI Plant Physiology-I 2 1 3
Total Credit Hors 10 05 15

 

7th Semester                                                                                     15CH

Sr. # Course Theory Lab CH
1 MAJOR-VII Molecular Biology 2 1 3
2 MAJOR-VIII Plant Biochemistry-II 2 1 3
3 MAJOR-IX Plant Ecology-II 2 1 3
4 ELECTIVE-I, RESEARCH PROJECT/ INTERNSHIP / OPTIONAL  PAPER 0 3 3
5 ELECTIVE-II 2 1 3
08 07 15

 

8th Semester                                                                                     15CH

Sr. # Course Theory Lab CH
1 MAJOR-X Plant Physiology-II 2 1 3
2 MAJOR-XI Genetics-I 2 1 3
3 MAJOR-XII Environmental Biology 2 1 3
4 ELECTIVE-IIIRESEARCH INTERNSHIP/OPTIONAL  PAPER 0 3 3
5 ELECTIVE-IV 2 1 3
08 07 15

 

 

  • University has the option to recommend any other course in lieu of English IV

 

  • To be chosen from list of General Courses respective Board of Studies.

 

Note: – Optional and elective papers to be framed by respective 

BS Botany
Admission Fee Regestration Fee Tuition Fee Fee Exam Fee Security Fee(Refundable) Total Fee
Rs. 3,000/- Once Rs. 3,000/- Once Rs. 22,000/- Per Semester Rs. 3,000/- Per Semester Rs. 2,000/- Rs. 33,000/-
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