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Botany is the scientific study of plants. "Plants," to most people, means a wide range of living organisms from the smallest bacteria to the largest living things - the giant sequoia trees. By this definition plants include: algae, fungi, lichens, mosses, ferns, conifers and flowering plants.

If you’re an educational professional who are looking to progress into Agronomy, Agrostology, Algology., Arboriculture, Bacteriology, and Bryology, this is the best degree for you.

About the Department of Botany, Sibsagar College, Joysagar

The Department of Botany , Sibsagar College was established in the year 1956 by introducing B.Sc. general programme. It is one of the oldest Department of the Science Stream of the College. The Department has a brilliant history of its growth and development since its inception. At present, the Department has grown to accommodate 30 students in its undergraduate (Honours)programme with Non-Honours programme. At present the Department has 01 common staff room, 03 numbers of well equipped class rooms as well as 02 numbers of sophisticated laboratories for practical classes. The Department has 01 museum having harberia, different local rice varieties, samples of bamboos and canes. The Departmental library has more than 600 books for the students. The Department also has a Botanical Garden with more than 30 species of Orchids and 70 different medicinal plants. The Department is also associated to the Institutional Level Biotech Hub of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. The Department has 01 adopted village at Dikhowmukh ( Dulia Gaon) where different socio-economic and education related activities are going on inviting resource persons from different fields. Organizing different Workshops, seminars ,invited talks, the Department always bears the responsibility of the overall development of the students.

Teaching Staff : Non-Teaching Staff :
Permanent : 03 Lab Instructor : 0
Temporary : 01 Lab Bearer : 02


Parent Teacher's Meet (PTM)

The Parent Teachers’ Meet (PTM) of the Department of Botany was held on 04/11/19 under the Presidentship of Dr. Utpal Dutta ,HOD. The meeting constituted a new committee for the next academic session.

Advisor Dr. Profulla Chandra Kalita, Principal,Sibsagar College

President : Dr. Utpal Dutta, Head, Department of Botany

Vice President : Dr. Sangita Phukan , Associate Professor, Department of Botany Sri Gambhir Gogoi , Guardian

Joint Secretaries : Dr. Prabhat Chandra Nath, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany Mrs. Jyotimala Gogoi, Gurdian

Executive members : Dr. Naba Jyoti Borah, Guest Professor, Department of Botany Sri Diganta Saikia , Gurdian Sri Khetra Baruah , Gurdian Mrs. Geeta Baruah , Gurdian

Achievements of the Department of Botany

Outstanding achievements of students (Individual) :

Apart from the academic activities and achievements, Department also encourage its students to engage themselves in diverse co-curricular activities, as a result of which many of our students have secured prizes and positions in different National, Inter-College and Institution level. Some of the latest achievements obtained by our present students are listed below:

1. Diganta Satnami : Sailing expedition of NE Region from Biswanath Chariali to Pandu Port in Lachit 1 from 16/10/19 to 25/10/19

2. Liton Baruah selected and attended the NCC Camp at Bordumsa,A.P. (Army)-10 Assam Bn.NCC.

1. Uddipta Borthakur, a student presented a paper entitled “ To study antimicrobial activity of Solanum xanthocarpum Schard & Wendl. Fruit against different types of oral bacteria”in a technical Session in the National Seminar on Application of Nanotechnology and Biotechnology organized by Sibsagar College under DBT Star College Scheme on the 26th-28th September, 2019.

3. Nirnita Gogoi participated in Virtual International Diplomatic Summit 2020 held on 29-30th April zia ZOOM app. She represented as delegate of South Korea in Committee UNGA-ECOSOC with the agenda being “Economic and Social Development of Societies in Accordance to Sustainable Development in Post COVID 19 Era “. – She got Honourable mention.

4. Nirnita Gogoi participated in YIC 2020 (Youth India Conclave ) held on 2nd and 3rd May via Zoom App. She represented as delegate of Italy in in Committee UNHCR ( United Nations High Commission for Refugees with the agenda “ Post Resettlement Conditions for Refugees in Europe and South East Asia” She awarded special mention along with Spain and Japan. The guest speaker Aaron Mirza, the Spokesman of Indian Youth Congress State of Karnataka and Setu Sharma , General Secretary , HANMUN ( Himachal Assam Nepal MUN Circuit) praised Nirnita for her outstanding performance and invited her for future collaboration programme. She has been awarded Honourable Mention.

5. Diganta Satnami has participated in the enduring material titled Mechanical Ventilation for COVID 19 on 14th November,2020 and awarded 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM organized by Harvard Medical School.

1. Best team in Cultural Rally competition in the Annual College Week Competition ,2020

2. Nirnita Gogoi, Ankita Saikia, Garima Hatimuria, Purabi Dohutia and Emon Phukan participated in Science Model Competition in the National Seminar on Application of Nanotechnology and Biotechnology organized by Sibsagar College under DBT Star College Scheme on the 26th-28th September,2019 .

3. Students of the Department regularly publish the Departmental wall magazine PARIJAT each year .

4. Students of the Department has published a hand written magazine “ Parijat – the flower of the Heaven” on the5th of September,2019 under the leadership of 6th Semester students. It was edited by Sri Ujjal Dutta, a 6th semester student.

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Botany Department

Sibsagar College, Joysagar
District - Sivasagar (Assam) 785665


Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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