Gulbarga University
Year of establishment: 1980-81
Gulbarga - 585 106, Karnataka State - India
Department Of P.G. Studies And Research In Botany

Department Of P.G. Studies And Research In Botany
Courses Offered
Course
Intake
Duration
Eligibility
M.Sc.
25 + 12 (SSS)
Four Semesters (2 Years)
1) 50% of marks in B.Sc.,
2) Botany as one of the optional subject,
3) 45% for SC / ST
M.Phil.
01 full time and
01 part time per guide
One year (Full time)
Two years (Part time)
M.Sc.
Ph.D.
Six candidates per recognized guide
Minimum 3 years
Maximum 5 years
1) M.Sc. with 55% of marks in the aggregate
2) 50% for SC / ST
3) Entrance test 50% of entrance & 50% of M.Sc. marks
4) Subject of research shall be the one which related to the main branch of knowledge chosen for masters degree
Fee Structure: (See Fee Notification)
Course Outline (M.Sc.)
I Semester
II Semester
1.1
Viruses, Mycoplasma, Bacteria and Fungi
2.1
Plant Systematics and Biodiversity Conservation
1.2
Algae and Bryophytes
2.2
Plant Resources and Utilization
1.3
Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms
2.3
Ecology and Environment
1.4
Plant Anatomy and Embryologyues
2.4
Cell Biology, Genetics and Evolution
Pr 1.5
Practical I
Pr 2.5
Practical III
Pr 1.6
Practical II
Pr 2.6
Practical IV
Compulsory Botanical Study Tour
III Semester
IV Semester
3.1
Plant Pathology and Plant Protection
4.1
Plant Physiology
3.2
Computer Applications, Bio-information and Biostatistics
4.2
Molecular Biology
3.3
Medicinal Plants and Phytochemistry
4.3
Plant Biotechnology
3.4
Microbial Technology
4.4
Project
Pr 3.5
Practical V
Pr 4.5
Practical VII
Pr 3.6
Practical VI
Pr 4.6
Practical VIII
Faculty
S. No.
Name / Phone No. / E-mail
Designation
Qualification
Specialization
1
Dr. A.H. Rajasab
+91 8472 245933 (R)
+91 9448405552 (Cell)
rajasab55@rediffmail.com
Professor
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Plant Pathology, Mycology, Fungal Diversity & Conservation wild edible plants
2
Dr. Srinath Rao
+91 8472 245749 (R)
+91 9986110109 (Cell)
srinathraoms@yahoo.co.in
Professor & Chairman
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Plant Tissue Culture & Genetic Engineering, Invitro enhancement of secondary metabolites
3
Dr. G.M. Vidyasagar
+91 8472 269650 (R)
+91 9449258812 (Cell)
gmvidyasagar@rediffmail.com
Professor
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Medicinal Plants and Microbiology
4
Dr. Pratima Mathad
+91 8472 246900 (R)
+91 9845240194 (Cell)
unipm@rediffmail.com
Asso.Prof
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Algal Biotechnology & Plant Physiology
Thrust Area
Plant Pathology and Mycorrhizae, Plant Pathology and Mycology, Plant Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering, Plant Systematics and Medicanal Plants, Plant Pathology and Fungal Biotechnology, Algal Biotechnology and Plant Physiology
Research Projects
On going
S. No.
Title of the Project
Name of the Principle Investigator
Funding Agency
Duration
Amount sanctioned in Lakhs
1
Invitro production of withanoloides from cell and hairy root cultures of withania somnifera Duna
Dr. Srinath Rao
UGC
2004 - till date
12.00
Completed
S. No.
Title of the Project
Name of the Principle Investigator
Funding Agency
Duration
Amount sanctioned in Lakhs
1
Effect of cement dust on plants
Dr. Srinath Rao
Gulbarga University
3 years
00.19
2
Studies on the selection of salinity resistant cell lines in Cicer arietinum L. through cell and tissue culture techniques
Dr. Srinath Rao
CSIR
1998 - 2000
01.00
3
Selection of pesticide resistant cell lines in Cicer arietinum L. through cell and tissue culture
Dr. Srinath Rao
UGC
01.00
4
Production of disease resistant plants in Cicer arietinum L. through cell and tissue culture
Dr. Srinath Rao
DST
1991 - 1993
01.60
5
Screening of Pigeon pea genotype for salinity, drought and disease resistance
Dr. Srinath Rao
KSCST
1991 - 1993
00.66
Research Publications / Books
1
International
2
National
3
Any others
4
Books
Research Guidance
1
Ph.D.
65
2
M.Phil.
90
Workshops / Seminars / Conferences Organized
1
Symposium on Biology, Biotechnology, Epidemology and Management of Plant diseases 9th & 10th Dec. 2004
2
National Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 10th - 12th Dec. 2007
Facilities Available
1) HPLC Instrument
2) Bi & Trinocular Microscope with Photographic attachment
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