Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with B (Affliated to Mahathma Gandhi University)

Department of Botany

The Botany Department was established in the year 1968 with a motto ‘live with nature’. We conduct B.Sc. programmes in Botany (Core and Complementary). The sanctioned strength of students is 32. Late Prof. K.A. Mathew (1968-1983), 1st Principal, was our first Head of the Department, who later became the minister in Mohammed Koya ministry. Other eminent faculties served the Department were late Prof. P.T. Abraham (1968-1999), Prof. Santhamma Markose (1969-1999), Prof. K.O. Kuriakose (1970-2000), Prof. Alice Mathew (1977-2002), Prof. K.U. Chachiyamma (1970-2003), Prof. Roshni Zachariah (1984-2006) and Prof. Annamma Chacko (1981-2009). Presently Dr. Devi Priya M., Dr. Vinod Kumar T.G., Dr. Francis Mathew are serving the department as permanent faculties and Dr. Asha Saji as guest lecturer.  Sri. Sunil Abraham (Herbarium Keeper) is our non teaching staff.


 The Department is in a pursuit of creating well mannered and educated citizens who love to live with nature. 


The Department designs students in such a way that they can earn money while they learn without any interruption in their studies.

    Department Milestone

  • Conducted National Seminar on Biotechnology in Agriculture- Benefits and Risks ,15-16 January 2014 2014
  • Conducted National Seminar on Ethnobotany 2002
  • Botany Department was established 1968

Department of Botany

B.Sc. Programme 1. Botany (Core); Zoology and Chemistry (Complementary) 2. Botany (Complementary) for Zoology main students 3. Open Course: Horticulture and Nursery Management 4. Elective Paper: A...


The college aims at creating cultured and educated citizens who love God and their country. With its rural background and `Gurukula' atmosphere, the college fosters uninterrupted pursuit of knowledge.


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Dr. Devi Priya M. 9447712744 View Profile
Dr. Vinod Kumar T.G. 9400184201 View Profile
Dr.FRANCIS MATHEW 9446257410 View Profile

Faculty Achievements

Department of Botany

<p>Dr. Vinod Kumar T.G.- Awarded Ph.D. from Mahatma Gandhi University on "Systematic study of the family Myrtaceae in the Kerala State" under the guidance of Dr. V.T. Antony (St. Berchmans  College, Chenganacherry) in 2004</p> <p>Dr. Francis Mathew- Awarded Ph.D. from Mahatma Gandhi University on "" under the guidance of Dr.  in 200</p> <p>Dr. Devi Priya M.- Awarded Ph.D. from University of Kerala in "Studies on <em>in vitro</em> propagation and production of anthraquinones in <em>Rubia cordifolia </em>L." under the guidance of Dr. E.A. Siril (Department of Botany, University of Kerala, Kariavattom) in 2018</p>

 Dr. Vinod Kumar TG and Dr. Francis Mathew got UGC minor projects on 2008



Dr. Francis Mathew got UGC minor project on ....


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