The Department of Botany conducts courses in all major fields of Botany for undergraduate students registered for B.Sc. General Degree and B.Sc. Special Degree programmes. In addition to this, research facilities are offered to those students seeking postgraduate qualifications such as M. Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. Degrees in Botany and related fields.

The Department has the following infrastructure facilities: two large elementary laboratories to cater up to 130 undergraduate students, two well equipped research laboratories, one taxonomy laboratory with the Departmental herbarium, one molecular biology laboratory, two green houses, one lecture theatre, a seminar room and a computer room.