Department of Botany is one of the oldest departments in the college started way back in the year 1962.
Department of Botany is oriented in preparing the students to face the challenges of life through science education and various related concepts influence to think in every realm of student’s interest to overpower obstacles of life and to become economically stronger, self reliance with scientific temper.
Late Prof.K.P.Madaiah, pioneer founder HOD of Botany who laid the foundation of this department and subsequent heads improved the department.
The great mentors, who started kept the tradition, built up the department and equipped the laboratory and museum with great vision and insight were
1] Late Prof. K.P. Madaiah Founder HOD.
2] Late Prof. T.Raju .
3] Prof M.B . Virupaksharadhya
4] Prof N.Narayanappa. Former HOD.
5] Prof. Basavanthappa.
ACTIVITES: Department with Science association, Red Cross, NSS, Eco-club, of the college and BAIF Tiptur organizes many events for the students through out the academic year.
Along with the regular curriculum, we conduct seminars for the students at class, college and university level. This will help students to build up self confidence and develop a sense of responsibility.
We conduct tours to various places and coastal places for collection of specimens. We also train every student in such a manner that they should be responsible citizen of India.
We also train students to use modern teaching equipments like interactive boards for their seminar.
We conducted workshops on conservation of medicinal plants , preparation of herbal medicines etc,.
Infrastructure: The department has good infrastructure to run Degree College in an effective way. It has Three Laboratories, HOD room, Staff room, Preparation room, Store room and well maintained Museum.
Museum: Department has one big museum with large number of specimens which includes all group of plants like Algae, Fungi, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms,Angiosperms, rare specimens, fossil collections, models, , Charts and more than 2000 slides.
Department Library: The Department has well maintained Mini Library having valuable Books and manuals for reference.
Interaction with students