Department of Botany

About the Department

Our Department of Botany is one of the pioneer Department of this college established in 1967 with undergraduate course in Botany. Now, it is full fledged with well qualified 11 permanent faculties running research activities including, guiding M.Phil, Ph.D and conducting major and minor projects funded by UGC, TNSCST, TANSCHE, etc.

The Department has well qualified and experienced faculty members with good research accomplishment .

Facilities (Laboratory, Library, Instruments, Journals etc.)


Laboratory - UG Lab, PG Lab, Tissue culture, Microbiology labs are available
Library Books - 3229
Journals - 8
Instruments


Faculty

Sl. No.

Name

Designation

1

Dr. S. Palanivel

Assistant Professor and Head

Brief Bio

2

Dr. A.V.P.Karthikeyan

Assistant Professor

Brief Bio

3

Dr. A. S. Parvathi

Assistant Professor

Brief Bio

4

Dr. M. Kandhasamy

Assistant Professor

Brief Bio

5

Dr. R. Vellaiyan

Assistant Professor

Brief Bio

6

Dr. A. Saravanan

Assistant Professor

Brief Bio

7

Dr. R. Jeyaprakash

Assistant Professor

Brief Bio

8

Dr. G.Jahir Hussia

Assistant Professor

Brief Bio

9

Dr. M.Ayyappan

Assistant Professor

Brief Bio

Programmes Offered

Programmes

Eligibility

Total Number of Students

Sanctioned

Existing

B.Sc

+2

144

136

M.Sc.

B. Sc -Botany

48

43

M. Phil.

M. Sc -Botany

10

7

Ph. D

M.Sc/ M.Phil Botany

10

9

Ph.D. Scholars


Sl.No Name of the Scholar Name of the Guide PT/FT Topic Year of Registration
1 Biula Preethi C. Dr. P. Velayutham FT Enhancement of novel cyclotides from the in vitro plants of Spermacoce articularis L. f. (Rubiaceae) through Fungal Elicitors 2016
2 Rubha G. Dr. P. Velayutham PT Association and interaction of Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi (VAM) and aerobic nitrogen fixing bacteria on selected seedlings. 2016
3 P.MANIVEL Dr.S.PALANIVEL PT In vitro Mutagenic Studies on cereals for crop improvment October 2014
4 R.VEERAPAN Dr.S.PALANIVEL FT In vitro Mutagenic Studies on cereals for crop improvment January 2017
5 V.PRABAKARAN Dr.S.PALANIVEL FT In vitro Mutagenic Studies on cereals for crop improvment April 2017
6 I. Sudan Dr. A.V.P. Karthikeyan FT Enhancement of secondary metabolites and its derivative in the in vitro regenerated plants of Cleome gynandra L. through fungal elicitors Jan. 2016
7 D. Malarvizhi Dr. A.V.P. Karthikeyan PT Plant Biotechnology Jan. 2018
8 G.RAJESHWARI Dr.S.PARVATHI PT In vitro Mutagenic Studies on cereals for crop improvment January 2017
9 Mrs. P. Shanthy Dr.M.Kandhasamy PT Screening and Characterization of Antioxidant and Anticancer Compounds from Spermacoce hispida (L). April 2013
10 Mr. P.S. Chinnasamy Dr.M.Kandhasamy FT Isolation of Antibacterial, Antioxidant, and Anticancer Compounds from the Fruit Pulp of Passiflora foetida (L). 2015
11 Mrs. S. Parimala Dr.M.Kandhasamy FT Screening of Seaweed for Taxol Producing Endophytic Fungi July 2016
12 N. Raju Dr.M.Kandhasamy PT Isolation and Characterization of Anticancer and Antiplasmodial Compounds from Fungi Associated with Sponges October 2016
13 S. Mohamed Ayub Dr.G. Jahirhussain PT Clonal propagation and genetic transformation of some rare medicinal plants October 2016
14 M. Duraiswamy Dr.G. Jahirhussain PT Clonal propagation and genetic transformation of some rare medicinal plants October 2016
15 P. Rajkumar Dr.G. Jahirhussain PT In vitro regeneration and genetic transformation of some rare medicinal plants January 2017
16 K. Deepa Dr.G. Jahirhussain FT In vitro regeneration and genetic transformation of some rare medicinal plants July 2017