Department Of Botany

The Department of Botany was started in the year 1956 with graduation and became a postgraduate centre in 1980 offering M.Sc. in Biological Sciences. Within a couple of years M.Sc. Botany replaced M.Sc. Biological Sciences with Mycology and Molecular Plant Pathology as specialization. At present the Department of Botany offering only B.Sc with B.Z.C and Bt.B.C combination with a total student strength of 180. For over a quarter century, this Department has been recognized as a research center providing facilities for research in Mycology and Plant Pathology, Ecology, Chemotaxonomy, Embryology and Anatomy. Over 25 research scholars have worked here and got their Ph.D. degrees. The faculty has published 260 papers. Five projects have also been completed in the Department.Dr. SK.Mahmood ,Head Department of Botany , is having additional responsibility as a Course Coordinator,Bioinformatics of Osmania University,at OU Campus. The aim of the Department is to turn out good and confident students by giving them a chance to speak in class seminars,deputing them to any workshop/seminar held for their level, by infusing enthusiasm and confidence in them and by personal and academic counseling.Recently,during 2010 academic Year syllabus has been revised and Information Technology units introduced in B.Sc Botany. Learning resources of the department are library, computers,and laboratories. Modern Teaching methods in practice other than the lecture method are LCD Projector and PPT Presentation. Frequent Counseling is being conducted for students.

Faculty Profiles

    Dr.A.Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy,M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D View in detail

    Dr. A. Vijaya Bhasker Reddy is Assistant Professr in the Department of Botany, Nizam College, OU, Hyderabad. He obtained masters degree in Botany and Doctoral degree from Osmania University. He has involved in palynotaxonomical and melissopalynological research and published more than 30 papers in various national and international journals. His other areas of research interests are Aerobiology and Clinical Palynology. He has more than 14 years of teaching experience both at undergraduate and post graduate level and taught plant taxonomy, embryology, Palynology and palaeobotany. He is life member of many academic bodies. He has associated actively in organizing several of national and international seminars, conferences and workshops for upcoming researchers and teachers on Biodiversity and Aerobiology. He authored two books and edited conference proceedings. He is founder of Applied Palynology laboratory at Nizam college. He is guiding 8 Ph. D scholars and they are working on Palynotaxonomy and clinical Palynology aspects. He has received certificate of appreciation from State Biodiversity board for his contribution towards biodiversity conservation activities. He established pioneer Biodiversity club in Telangana state at Nizam college. not available

    Assistant Professor & HOD
    Dr.J.B. NayakView in detail

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    Assistant Professor
    T.Narendar Part-Time Faculty
    B.Keshavulu Part-Time Faculty
    Dr.Humera Nazneen Part-Time Faculty
    M.Chandrashekar Part-Time Faculty
    Dr.R.Sunil Kumar Part-Time Faculty
    Ms. Hazera Nishat Part-Time Faculty
    Ms. Atiya Begum Part-Time Faculty
    Ch. NageshView in detail

    CH.NAGESH is a part time lecturer in the Department of Botany, Nizam college(Autonomous) Osmania University, Hyderabad. He obtained his masters in Botany from Osmania university. He completed diploma in spoken english from Vivekananda institute of languages, Ramakrishna math, Hyderabad. He has one year teaching experience at undergraduate level. He participated in many seminars. He got state best volunteer award in National service scheme. He participated national adventure camp at Arunachal pradesh and achieved Indian book of record. He trained in magic from telangana state Bc study circle. not available

    Part-Time Faculty
    Dr. Rama Part-Time Faculty
    Dr. S. Karnar Reddy Part-Time Faculty
    Dr. Kiran Kumar Part-Time Faculty