Department of Botany

Dated – 07-12-2018 M.Sc. Botany Students 1st Batch (Session 2018-20) with M.Sc. Botany affiliation Inspection team

Programme Outcome (B.Sc.)

  • To provide knowledge of scientific aspects of Botany, zoology and chemistry.
  • To develop Scientific temperament.
  • To develop critical thinking.
  • To build confidence, better communication skills and creativity
  • To enrich the problem solving capability and understanding of concept herein.
  • To develop writing, teaching and presentation skills.
  • To promote group activities, team work, social values.
  • To motivate the students for being an active learner.
  • To familiar with ethical approaches within concerned subjects and make them a good citizen.

Course outcome,

B.Sc. Part – 1 (Botany)

Paper -1 

CO1- Students will be able to understand life cycle of virus and viral diseases. 

CO2- Students will be able to understand types, structure and life cycle of bacteria. They will be aware about bacterial diseases.

CO3- Students will be able to understand life cycle and importance of algae.

CO4 -Students will be able to understand life cycle i and diseases of fungus.

CO5- Students will be able to understand importance of cyanobacteria and lichens.

CO6- Students will be able to understand importance of mushroom technology.

Paper – 2 

CO1 – Students will be able to understand basic concept of bryophytes.

CO2 – Students will be able to understand basic information of living and fossil pteridophytes.

CO3- Students will be able to understand living and fossil gymnosperms.

CO4- Students will be able to know evolution during different era of geological time scale.

CO5- Students will be able to understand fossilization methods.

Practical (B.Sc.1) 

CO1 -Students will be able to study practically algae, fungi, gymnosperm, Bryophyta and pteridophyta.

B.Sc. Part – 2 (Botany)

Paper – 1

CO1- Students will be able to understand classification, binomial nomenclature, Herbarium and Botanical garden.

CO2- Students will be able to understand characteristics of some angiosperm family.

CO3- Students will know economic importance of some valuable plants.

CO4 -Students will be able to understand basic concept of anatomy in angiosperms.

CO5- Students will be able to understand basic concept of embryology in angiosperm.

Paper – 2 

CO1- Students will be able to understand Introduction and scope of ecology- environment and ecological factors, hydrophytic and xerophytic and epiphytic plants.

CO2- Students learn about population community characteristics, Raunkeir’s life forms, ecological niches, ecosystem and biogeochemical cycles.

CO3- Plant water relation : diffusion, osmosis, types of soil, water holding, mineral, nutrition and absorption.

CO4- Photosynthesis – photosynthetic apparatus, light reaction mechanism, ATP, C3, C4, CAM pathway of carbon, Respiration : aerobic and anaerobic respiration.

CO5 -plant growth hormones : Auxin, Gibberellin, cytokinin, florigen, photopreadism, vernalization, seed dormancy, and germination plant movement.

Practical (B.Sc.2)

CO1- students will be able to understand and perform practical related to – plant description, plant anatomy, plant embryology, photosynthesis, respiration, diffusion and osmosis , growth hormones

B.Sc. Part – 3(Botany)

Paper – 1

CO1- students will be able to understand plant water relations and mineral nutrition.

CO2- students will be able to understand transport of organic substances and concept of ezymology.

CO3- students will be able to understand concept of respiration, nitrogenand lipid metabolism.

CO4- students will be able to understand growth and developments in plants.

CO5- Students will be able to understand concept of genetic engineering and biotechnology,

Paper – 2 (Ecology and utilization of plant)

CO1- students will be able to understand plant and environment : atmosphere, soil, light, temperature, hydrophytic and xerophytic plants

CO2- Community ecology : community, ecology and ecosystem, biochemical cycles

CO3- Population ecology: Growth curves, ecotypes, ecades, biogeochemical regions, vegetation, types of India.

CO4- Utilization of plants : food plan, fibres, vegetable oils.

CO5- Spices – General account on medicinal plants, beverages, rubbers

Practical

CO1- Students will be able to perform practical on transpiration rate in plants.

CO2- Biochemical tests.

CO3- Ecological excercise / soil analysis

Programme Outcome (M.Sc. Botany)

PO1 – To develop critical thinking and scientific temperament.

PO2- Students will be able to enhance research and problem solving skills.

PO3- Understand and apply knowledge of Botany in day to day activities.

PO4- To develop collaborative, team work, ethical skills and become a lifelong learner.

PO5- identify issues relevant to environment.

Programme Specific Outcomes (M.Sc. Botany)

PSO1- To give students exposure to recent developments and advance topic of subject.

PSO2- Apply research methodologies and able to use instruments in Botany.

PSO3- Able to collect data, analyze and prepare necessary documentation of botanical importance.

PSO4- Identify characters of plants and classify them.

Course Outcome (M.Sc. Botany)

M.Sc. 1st Semester (Botany)

Paper -1 (Cell and Molecular Biology)

CO1- Students will be able to understand basic concept of instrumentation, cell and molecular biology.

CO2- This course is aimed towards generating fundamental knowledge, concepts and dimensions of botany/plant science.

Paper -2 (Genetics and Cytogenetics)

CO1- Students will be able to understand basic concept of genetics and cytogenetics.

PO2- This course is aimed towards generating fundamental knowledge, concepts and dimensions of botany.

Paper -3 (plant physiology and biochemistry)

CO1-Students will be able to understand basic concept of plant physiology and biochemistry.

CO2- This course is aimed towards generating fundamental knowledge, concepts and dimensions of botany.

Paper – 4 (Research Methodology and computer application)

CO1- Students will be able to understand basic concept of research.

CO2- Gets acquainted with various resources for research, computer fundamentals, office software packages and become familiar with tools of research.

CO3- Gets conversant with sampling techniques, methods of research and techniques of analysis of data.

CO4- Achieves skills in various research writings.

Paper – 5 (Recombinant DNA technology)

CO1- Students will be able to understand basic concept of recombinant DNA technology.

CO2- This course is aimed towards generating fundamental knowledge, concepts and dimensions of botany.

CO3- Students will be able to understand basic concept of electrophoresis and column chromatography technique.

M.Sc. 2nd semester (Botany)

Paper -1 (Developmental Biology)

CO1- Students will be able to understand basic concept of developmental biology in plants includes vascular system, flower development and embryology. This course is aimed towards generating fundamental knowledge, concepts and dimensions of botany.

Paper -2 (Pathogens and Pests of Crop Plants)

CO1- Students will be able to understand basic concept of pathogens and pests in crop plants.

CO2-Students will be able to understand basic concept of plant pathogen interactions. This course is aimed towards generating fundamental knowledge, concepts and dimensions of botany.

Paper -3 (Plant Biotechnology and Resource Utilization)

CO1-Students will be able to understand various concept of plant tissue culture.

CO2- Students will be able to understand various concepts of gene transfer technology in plants. This course is aimed towards generating fundamental knowledge, concepts and dimensions of botany.

CO3- Students will be able to know the importance of economically important plants.

Paper – 4 (Elective paper – Systematics, Evolution and environmental science)

CO1- Students will be able to understand basic concept of plant taxonomy, evolution and environment.

Project Work – Skill development & Social outreach.

CO1 – Students will be able to study enhance practical skills and engage in society through this skill development and social outreach course.

M.Sc. 3rd semester (Botany)

Paper – 1 (Algae, Environment and Human Welfare)

CO1- Students will be able to understand characteristics, classification and economic impotance of algae.

Paper – 2 (Principle of Ecology)

CO1-Students will be able to understand basic concept of ecology.

CO2- Students will be able to understand various type of  environmental pollution.

Paper – 3 (Advances in Archegoniatae)

CO1- Students will be able to understand some advanced concept of bryophyte and some advanced concept of pteridophytes.

CO2- Students will be able to understand some advanced concept of gymnosperms.

Paper – 4 (other supportive course – Intellectual property, Human Rights and Environment:Basics)

CO1- Students will be able to understand basic concept of intellectual property right includes copyright and patents.

CO2- Students will be able to understand concept of human right and environment.

Paper – 5 (Evolutionary Biology)

CO1- Students will be able to understand advanced evolutionary concepts.

M.Sc.4th semester (Botany)

Paper -1 (In Vitro Technology and Industrial applications)

CO1- Students will be able to understand micropropagation of various plants.

CO2- Students will be able to understand problems in plant tissue culture system.

CO3- Students will be able to understand use of bioreactor for secondary metabolite production.

Paper -2 (Reproductive Biology of Flowering plants)

CO1- Students will be able to understand plant embryology of flowering plants.

Paper – 3 (Molecular interactions of plants with symbionts, pathogens and pests)

CO1- Students will be able to understand molecular interaction of plants with symbionts, pathogens and pests.

Paper – 4 (Agriculture ecology- principle and application)

CO1- Students will be able to understand principles and application of agicultural ecology.

Paper 5 – Dissertation Work – 

CO1- Through dissertation work students will be able to enhance scientific temper, research skill, critical think and analyze.