B.Sc. (Botany)

Bachelor of Science in Botany

Stream Science
Course Type Degree
Duration 3 Years

Botany, plant science or plant biology may be a branch of biology that involves the scientific study of flowers . Botany helps understand a good range of scientific disciplines concerned with the study of plants, algae and fungi, including structure, growth, reproduction, metabolism, development, diseases, chemical properties, and evolutionary relationships among taxonomic groups. Botany began with early human efforts to spot edible, medicinal and poisonous plants, making it one among the ancient sciences. The course structure of these courses is designed while keeping in mind the market demand for a skilled and efficient professional who can effectively cater to the demands of the growing botanical industry.

Entrance Exams: 

  • Jai Hind College Entrance Exam

  • Sacred Heart College Entrance Exam

  • Jyoti Nivas College Entrance Exam

  • University of Lucknow Entrance Exam

  • Ranchi University Entrance Exam

Top Institutes:

  • Christ University, Bangalore

  • Fergusson College, Pune

  • The Neotia University, Kolkata

  • Mount Carmel College, Bangalore

  • ST Joseph’s College, Calicut

  • Elphinstone College, Mumbai    

  • St Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad

  • National Post Graduate College, Lucknow

  • Jai Hind College, Mumbai

  • Sacred Heart College, Ernakulam

  • Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore

  • University of Lucknow, Lucknow

  • Ranchi University, Ranchi

Career Prospects:

Job opportunities are also wide as research organizations, herbal products companies, farm management organizations; biotechnology firms always require the services of botany students.

After having passed the degree course plant scientists can work in the State Departments, Botanical Survey of India, and Environmental Protection Agency, etc. A Botany graduate earns 4-7 LPA.


B.Sc. Botany Employment Areas

Colleges & Universities

Pharmaceutical Company

Food and Herbal Industry

Nursery Farms

Environmental Consultancies

Medical Content Writings

B.Sc. Botany Job Types

Plant Pathologist

Farming Consultant

Environmental Consultant

Molecular Biologist

Plant Biochemist

Nursery Manager

Forester/Park Ranger



Plant Explorer

The minimum eligibility to apply for Bachelor of Science in Botany is 55-60% in science stream in 10+2. Physics, chemistry and biology are the main subjects which are considered while giving admissions.