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 energy.
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 members.
graduates and highly qualified focused
professionals in the subject of Botany to meet
the future needs of educational institutions/
research organizations/ forestry/ horticulture.
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 effectively?
To foster an environment
that promotes learning through quality teaching
and research while encouraging mutual respect,
tolerance and sensitivity.
3. Vocational Job
Opportunities / Marketability of Graduates
Colleges and Universities.
Forests, Wild life,
Agriculture and Horticulture, Floriculture.
Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC),
Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI), Pakistan
Council for Science & Industrial Research (PCSIR),
Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
Public / Private Research
Department of Botany, University of Balochistan,
+92-81-9211264, (Intercom: 1314, 1316)