The Master of Science in Botany is a postgraduate programme that aims to explore deeper into the complicated aspects of plant biology.

This programme covers the depth knowledge of the properties, structure, growth, and biochemical processes of plants, algae, and fungi. M.Sc. Botany is a master’s programme that includes plants, their characteristics, and related aspects in detail. MSc in Botany programme best suits for candidates with a graduate degree in botany and a deep interest in plants and their life cycle to become botanist, mycologist, phycologist and taxonomist.

The whole program at Nirwan University Jaipur, one of the leading MSc Botany Colleges in Jaipur,  comprises four semesters where students have imparted knowledge about the plant kingdom, physiology, genetics, biotechnology, cell biology, microbiology, and ecology.


Bachelor degree (Pass or Honors) from UGC approved University in relevant Subject. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying examination.

  • Duration
    2 Years
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  • To understand the advanced areas of Plant Sciences and its applied branches.
  • To gain skill of practical work, experiments, and use of biological tools and techniques.
  • To develop the ability to think critically and to read and analyze scientific literature.
  • To deliver knowledge on latest developments in the field of Plant Sciences.
  • To understand the impact of the plant diversity in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

Curriculum Details

  • Plant Biosystematics: Cryptogams
  • Mycology and Plant Pathology
  • Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture
  • General Biochemistry
  • Fundamentals of Cytology
  • Human Values
  • Fundamentals of Computer
  • Fundamentals of Computer Lab
  • Seminar - I
  • Botany Practical - I

  • Taxonomy of Angiosperm and Gymnosperm
  • Plant Physiology
  • Techniques in Life Sciences
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Database Management System
  • Botany Practical - II

  • Plant Morphology and Anatomy
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Field Work/Scientific visit
  • Botany Practical - III
  • Knowledge Management
  • Economic Analysis
  • Paleobotany
  • Recombinant DNA Technology

  • Internship (18 Weeks minimum)

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Program Outcomes (POs)

  • PO1

    Critical Thinking: Solve complex problems by critical thinking, discussing and analyzing about it.

  • PO2

    Research and Development: Use the knowledge earned from different courses by involving himself / herself as an individual or as a team in research and development effectively for the benefit of all.

  • PO3

    Interpretation and Evaluation: Interpret the problems with respect to increasing the crop production, working on genetically improved varieties, plant pathology etc. by getting involved in numerous sources that include manuscript, observations, books, scientific reports, journals, case studies and the internet etc. Evaluate hypotheses, theories and methods; with the help of modern techniques.

  • PO4

    Communication and Reporting: Communicate effectively (verbal and written) and demonstrate the solutions of any given problem to all in simplest possible manner, using software and other ICT tools. Report the findings of critically think observations, experimentation, understanding, evaluation and conclusion. Graphical representations such as pie diagrams, bar charts etc make the report such which is easy for all readers on botanical solutions.

  • PO5

    Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the urbanization, development in societal and environmental contexts, and provide the solutions which are sustainable to all.

  • PO6

    Ethics: Help students refine their moral and ethical sensibilities with respect to unethical use of chemicals on agriculture, horticulture etc.

  • PO7

    Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

  • PO8

    Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, genetic engineering and bioinformatics including prediction and modelling to research and development activities.

  • PO9

    Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of geographical changes.


Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

The Post graduates will become successful product manager; thereby ensuring that the products are safe to nature and society at the same time economical.

The Post graduates will be able to apply the knowledge of botanical courses in spreading the awareness about nature, climate changes and preventing the ecological imbalance.

The Post graduates will engage in providing ethically solutions in the field of agriculture, horticulture, pharmaceutical industry and health care sector etc.



Career Path

  • Taxonomist
  • Conservationist
  • Ecologist
  • Environment consultant
  • Horticulturist
  • Plant biochemist
  • Molecular biologist
  • Teacher/Professor


What are the best career options after M.Sc. Botany?
Most candidates completing MSc in Botany prefers a career in either academics or research.
Can an M.Sc. Botany candidate apply for ICAR NET for economy botany?
Yes, but you should have economy botany as a compulsory subject in your M.Sc. to be eligible.


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