About the Department

Established in 1961, the UG Department of Botany, Government Autonomous college Angul, is recognized for excellence in teaching in major areas of Plant Science in general. The Department offers Graduate Course (B. Sc. Honours) for three years duration for which admission is made through All Odisha SAMS, Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of Odisha. There is semester system of examination along with regular internal evaluation. The Department offers honours in Botany for pure and applied branches. The department also offers Interdisciplinary courses like EnvironmentalScience and disaster management & Minor Elective (Biology). The students also submit a dissertation/projects on their Discipline specific elective subject besides giving seminar presentations. In addition to class room teaching, guest lectures, seminars, elocution completions and quiz tests are conducted regularly for training and overall skill development of the students. The students, staff and invited guests deliver lectures in the weekly seminars. Study tours, field visits and visiting reputed institutes like CSIR-IMMT(Institute of Mineral and Material Technology), RPRC located at Bhubaneswar are regularly organised for practical training. In addition the faculty members, besides class room teaching, attend faculty development programme like refresher/Orientation courses and workshops/International/National seminars. Several students of the department have qualified CUET & CPET entrance examinations and have joined various State & Central Universities. Some of our students have also qualified to pursue Doctoral Research Programme in different Central Universities/Institutions.The department has a vision and mission to impart innovative teaching, value-added learning to enable Botany students to handle social challenges through creativity and competency. The department has a mission to disseminate knowledge and to pursue higher study for interdisciplinary research in modern and competitive areas in plant sciences, to create a platform for nurturing plant loving attitude and aptitude among all sectons of people in the state.

Programme Offered Strength
BSc Botany 60
MSc Botany 16

Name  :   Capt.(Dr.) Abhimanyu Das

Designation  :   O.E.S-I, Assistant Professor(Stage III) & Head of the Department

Qualification  :   M.Sc (Bot),M.Ed,M.A(O),PGDCA,PGDJMC,PhD(Edn),Ph.D(Bot)

Area of Interest   :    Biochemistry

Contact : Mob: 9437191221

Name  :   Mr. Nabin Kishore Jena

Designation  :   Assistant Professor (Stage-I)

Qualification  :   M.Sc, M.Phil

Area of Interest   :    Biochemistry, Plant Systematics

Contact : Mob:

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Mr. Chittaranjan Swain

Laboratory Assitant-cum-Store Keeper




Mrs. Soumya Paramita Kar

Laboratory Assitant-cum-Store Keeper




Sri Srikanta Pradhan

Laboratory Attendant



Sri Prasanta Kumar Das

Laboratory Attendant



Sri Jitendra Behera



  1. Regular Departmental Seminar and presentation by students.
  2. Wall Magazine,quiz, elocution and poster competition.
  3. Research/seminar Bulletin.
  4. Project Guidance to U.G students
  5. Regular Counselling to UG Students for Career Building and personality development.
  6. Induction programme for freshers for awareness.
  7. Department functions like welcome and farewell ceremonies.