About Department

The Department of Botany at Centurion University of Technology and Management, Bhubaneswar was established in the year 2016 with the aim to offer quality higher education and cutting edge research training in the emerging areas of plant science and allied sciences to all the students from across the country. The department prides itself on a multidisciplinary approach, conservation science, environmental biotechnology, developmental biology, microbiology, functional genomics, plant systematics, integrating molecular biology and genetics. The department has ever since demonstrated an abiding obligation towards research and man-power development in frontier areas of botany. A total of 9 independent research groups are active at the department focusing on different aspects of plant science. Hands on training is imparted to the students on innovation based frontier areas of modern biology for agriculture and sustainable environment. Teaching and research programs of the department are supported by special grants from the DBT & DST, Govt. of India under human resource development programme. The faculty members at the Department are supported with several extramural grants and are recognised by national and international agencies. The publications coming out from the department demonstrate the significance of research work carried out in the department. The dept. currently offers courses on offers courses in B.Sc Botany, M.Sc Botany and PhD in Botany aiming to inspire and educate the next generation of botanists.

  • To showcase the Department as a hub of global cutting edge learning experience and innovative research on Plant science for sustainable management and utilization of our natural heritage in regional and national development
  • Empowerment of society and ensuring equal opportunity to all through skill and value added courses which will ensure the youth an advantage in the future global marketplace
  • Our mission is to expand academic co-operation by offering new courses by upgrading quality curriculum for a wider spectrum of students and creating an environment of young talents and researchers.
  • The domain-based projects, action learning, skill based training and value added courses, and hands on practice on cutting edge technology are instrumental in providing quality education, employability opportunities and entrepreneurial culture.
  • Developing a strong linkage between Academics, Research and Industry across the country and abroad.

Courses Offered

Serial number Courses name Download Syllabus
1 BSc Botany
2 MSc Botany
3 PhD scholar


Seminars & Workshops


Infrastructural facilitiesThe campus is equipped with state-of-art laboratories, class rooms with audio-visual aids and well-stocked libraries. There are Physics Laboratories, Chemistry Laboratories, Computing & Mathematics Laboratory dedicated for the above mentioned programs.