Dr. V. S. Krishna Government Degree College, Visakhapatnam

Dr. V. S. Krishna Government Degree College, Visakhapatnam Course Details

  • Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • ESTD 1968
  • Government

Master of Science [M.Sc]

Course Duration : 2Years
Study Type : Full Time
Place : On Campus
Course Type : Degree
Type of Course : Post Graduation

Master of Science [M.Sc] Detailed Course Fee


eligibility criteria

Candidate must have pass 10+2 or graduate

Course Description

Master of Science in Botany is a postgraduate course in botany. It is a discipline which is all about the thorough scientific study of plant life.

The duration of this course is 2 years divided into four semesters. For eligibility purposes, a candidate should pass B. Sc. Degree or equivalent with a recommended score from any recognized university.

The way in which this course is designed, enables students to harness their theoretical knowledge and practical training in botany. For Master of Science in Botany, the average tuition fee ranges from INR 20,000 to INR 1.6 lakhs depending on the colleges.

After completing the course, botany graduates can make a successful career in top companies in private and public sectors alike. The common fields for them are food and processing, biotechnology, oil industry, chemical industry, forest services, plant health inspection services and seed and nurseries companies.


Master of Science in Botany is a postgraduate course in botany which is two year long and divided over four semesters in most of the colleges.

What is Master of Science in Botany?

Botany is a branch of biology that is focused the scientific study of plant life. It covers an array of disciplines related with study of various topics such as reproduction, chemical properties, plants, growth, algae and fungi, structure, development, evolutionary relationships among taxonomic groups and diseases.

Being a postgraduate botany course, the objective of this course is to produce intellectual and proficient botanists. It is done by this course through enhancing the abilities and skills of students for application of botany theories and expertise in the live problems faced by industry.

This course offers specializations to the students in the areas such as bryology, forestry, cytology, phycology, plant morphology, agronomy, plant systematic, ethnobotany, economic botany, phytopathology, horticulture, genetics, plant anatomy, lichenology, plant ecology, playnology, phytochemistry and palaeobotany.

Who Should Opt For Master of Science in Botany?

A knack for scientific methods and the rigors of scientific research is exactly what this course looks for in a candidate. The aspirants, who are highly curious, have clear and concise written and verbal communication skills and can creatively solve the problem are a natural fit for this course. The candidates who dream to move to key positions in top companies in future should apply for this course. Anyone who is interested in botany can opt for this course. The students having ability to keep up with the latest trends and development in the field are a natural fit for this course. It is meant for the students who are looking for a career in botany. This course is perfect for the aspirants who see their future developing and designing innovative techniques and methods for botany.

Where to Study?

The top colleges offering Master of Science in Botany are:



Anugrah Narayan College


Ramjas College


University of Jammu


Fatima Mata National College


Academic Options after This Course

After completion of this course, the students can study further to enhance their qualification. If the student holds an interest in research then they may pursue either M. Phil. or Ph.D. in Botany.

Universities like Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar,University of Delhi Delhi and University of Calicut- Calicut etc. offer M. Phil. in Botany.

Ph.D. in Botany is offered by various universities such as Jamia Hamdard University Delhi and Presidency College Chennai etc.

Contact Details

Phone No: 0891-2553262
Krishna College Road, Maddilapalem
Visakhapatnam - 530013
Andhra Pradesh , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Krishna College Bus Stop bus stand 0.13Km

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