Department Of Botany

DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

The Department of Botany (General) was established in the year 2005 and upgraded to Honors in the year 2014. The main thrust of the department includes Algae, Bryology, Pteridology, Gymnosperms, Angiosperms, Plant Systematics, Biomolecules and cell Biology, Ecology and Phytogeography, Genetics and Cytogenetics, Molecular Biology, Economic Botany and plant resources utilization, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, plant pathology, Microbiology, Biodiversity conservation, Molecular Taxonomy of plants and microbes, Bioinstrumentation, Environmental challenges and Sustainable Development. It has a set of experienced faculty having in-depth knowledge of the subject matter.

VISION:

Our vision is to prepare students for a lifelong learning and to impart a strong foundation in basic plant science.

MISSION:

1. To impart the in-depth knowledge and importance of botany (basic plant science) beyond the four walls of the classroom.
2. To develop the ability in students to apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired in modern trends of ethnobotany and applied sciences.
3. To prepare students for pursuing the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary higher education and/or research in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary areas.
4. To create awareness and instilled amongst the students, the diversity of natural resources and its sustainable management.

MEET OUR FACULTY MEMEBRS:

Riphina

M.Sc, SLET, B.Ed

Surbala

M.Sc, SLET, Ph.D, B.Ed

Kateni

M.Sc, B.Ed.

Kaluba

M.Sc, NET
Sl. No.NameSpecializationSexDesignationQualificationCategory
1K KATENIPLANT PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGYFAsst. ProfessorM. Sc. B. Ed.ST
2R RIPHINAECOLOGYFAsst. ProfessorM. Sc. B. Ed, SLET.ST
3SURBALA LOUSHAMBAMPLANT PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGYFAsst. ProfessorMSc. SLET, Phd. Scholar, B.Ed.OBC
4KALUBA PAUL MAsst. ProfessorM.Sc. NETOBC

FACULTY EMPOWERMENT:

K KATENI
Workshop of 1 hour duration on different aspects of the NEP-2020 organized by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal from Jun 2022 between 3 – 4 pm through online.
One Day State Level Workshop on NEP2020: Its implementation, Issues and Challenge organized by IQAC Mount Everest College, on 12th November, 2022.
Two- Day National Seminar on “Unsung Heroes in North East India’s in Indian’s Freedom Struggle” organized by IQAC Mount Everest College in collaboration with Research Committee MEC on 30&31st January, 2023.
7-Day Faculty Development Programme on MOODLE LMS organised by IQAC Mount Everest College held from 24th August 30th August, 2023 at Smart Classroom-10, Mount Everest College.
        EXTRA-COCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
             1.HOD OF THE DEPARTMENT
             2. INCHARGE OF ECO-CLUB & WOMEN CELL

 
R. RIPHINA
1. 7-Day Faculty Development Programme on MOODLE LMS organised by IQAC Mount Everest College held from 24th August 30th August, 2023 at Smart Classroom-10, Mount Everest College.
      EXTRA-COCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
         1.MEMBER OF ECO CLUB

 
SURBALA LOUSHAMBAM
        1. 7-Day Faculty Development Programme on MOODLE LMS organised by IQAC     Mount Everest College held from 24th August 30th August, 2023 at Smart Classroom-10, Mount Everest College.
 
KALUBA PAUL
               1. 7-Day Faculty Development Programme on MOODLE LMS organised by IQAC     Mount Everest College held from 24th August 30th August, 2023 at Smart Classroom-10, Mount Everest College.
 
COURSES OF UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES (NEP2020):
I.Core Course: This is a course which is to be compulsorily studied by a student as a core requirement to complete the requirement of a programme in a said discipline/subject of study. Each of the core courses shall contain two components: Theory and Practical/Tutorial. Theory Paper having Practical shall carry 4 Credits so that the practical carries 2 Credits. Theory Paper having Tutorial shall carry 5 Credits so that Tutorial carries 1 Credit.
II. Elective Course: Generally, an elective course is a course which can be chosen from a pool of courses which may be very specific or specialized or advanced or scope or which enables an exposure to some other discipline/subject/domain or nurtures the candidate’s proficiency/skill.
An elective course may be three types:
            (a) Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Course: Elective courses offered by the main discipline/subject of study are referred to as Discipline Specific domain. Each course is to advance knowledge and skill in the core domain. Each of the DSE course shall contain two components: Theory and Practical/Tutorial. Theory paper carries 4 credits, Practical carries 2 credits and Tutorial carries 1 credit.
            (b) Dissertation/Project/Internship: An elective course designed to acquire special/advanced knowledge is termed as dissertation/Project. This is considered as a special course involving application of knowledge in Dissertation/Project Work/Internship is optional and it may be offered in lieu of a discipline specific elective paper in 8th Semester.
(c)  Generic Elective Course (GEC): An elective course chosen generally from an unrelated discipline/subject, with an intention to seek a wide exposure is called a Generic Elective. A core course offered in a discipline/subject may be treated as an elective by other discipline/subject and vice versa and such electives may also be referred to as Generic Elective. Each of the GEC Courses shall contain two components: Theory and Practical/Tutorial. Theory Paper carry 4 credits, Practical carries 2 credits and Tutorial carries 1 credits.
III.  Ability Enhancement Course: The Ability Enhancement Course may be of two kinds: Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC) and Skill Enhancement Course (SEC).
            AECC course are the courses based upon the content that leads to knowledge enhancement: (i) Environmental Science and (ii) English/MIL Communication. These are mandatory for all disciplines.
            SEC courses are value-based and/or skill-based and are aimed at providing hands-on-training, competencies, skills, etc. These may be chosen for a pool of courses designed to provide value-based and/or skill-based knowledge. Each of the AECC and SEC courses shall carry 4 Credits.
The syllabi and Course Structure of Elective Course (DSE, GEC), AECC and VAC is given in their respective Admission Form, respective Department and  also  available in the College Website as per the Manipur University NEP-2020 Ordinance for UG Programme as Approved by  the Academic Council dated 14th June, 2022.
IV. Value Addition Courses (VAC): These are courses that will help develop all capacities of human beings intellectual, aesthetic, social, physical, emotional, and moral in an integrated manner. It includes subjects like Yoga, Sports, Health Care, NCC, NSS, Ethics, Culture etc. VAC Courses may be chosen from a pool of courses. Each VAC Course shall carry 2 Credits.
            The syllabi and Course Structure of VAC is available in the respective Department.

COURSE  STRUCTURE OF UNDERGRADUATE (UG)