DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
Botany is the scientific study of plants
and fungi. Plants are a vital component of the Biosphere and are
directly responsible for the conditions required for life on earth.
Plants life can be studied from different perspectives i.e., from
the genetic, molecular and biochemical level through different cell
organelles, tissues, organs, individuals, populations, and plant
communities. Plants are also the mainstay of human and animal diets
and provide medicines, gum, timber, paper, clothing, shelter, and
The department of botany was established
in year 1979. Initially it was working as a Department of life
sciences, but later on started functioning separately as Department
of Botany since March, 1980. The Department is responsible to impart
training in the field of plant sciences at undergraduate and post
graduate level. The academic program comprises of courses leading to
M.Sc. degree as well as research for M.Phil and Ph.D. degrees and
independent research projects are also undertaken by the faculty
To prepare graduates and highly qualified
focused professionals in the subject of Botany to meet the future
needs of educational institutions/ research organizations/ forestry/
To prepare researchers to meet the need of industry, science and
To provide educational programs which encourage students to think
creatively, constructively and to communicate their ideas and skills
To foster an environment that promotes learning through quality
teaching and research while encouraging mutual respect, tolerance
3. Vocational Job
Opportunities / Marketability of Graduates
Education Institutes, Colleges and Universities.
Forests, Wild life, Agriculture and Horticulture, Floriculture.
Research Organizations, Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC),
Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI), Pakistan Council for Science &
Industrial Research (PCSIR), Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
Public / Private Research Organizations.
Department of Botany, University of Balochistan,
Phone: +92-81-9211264, (Intercom: 1314,