B.Sc (Hons.) - Botany

Initiated in the year 2017, the course was started with a vision to impart in-depth knowledge of Botany and train students in developing expertise in Plant Science. The courses have been designed keeping the recent job demand in mind. A conscious effort has been made so that curriculum helps the students specifically groomed for  R&D / academic requirement. Multidisciplinary approach and flexibility is the essence of the course which is achieved by offering various electives. 

  • Sr. secondary (10+2) with 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Math, Biology or Biotechnology-as applicable
  • Proficiency in English communication
  • Through Application then followed by Written Test and personal Interaction. 
  • Application form can be obtained from: Admission Office, Sharda University, Greater Noida Campus; Regional Offices; International Offices.
  • Candidates can also apply online. 

Due to renewed interest in herbal drugs and plant based products active compound, there is a great demand for trained Botanist. They can be employed at a various institution in India and abroad. They are required in various ministries and research institutes for correct recognition and conservation of national wealth. In this era of IPR, they are an invaluable human resource with great career opportunities in India as well as abroad.


After completing B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. in  Botany, students can also go for the Scientist C openings available in different reputed institutions like Botanical Survey of India, DRDO, BARC, CSIR and their associated labs as Botanists. Students can also apply for M.Tech. and MS + Ph.D. programs of various IITs and IISc. Also, they will become eligible for appearing in GATE/ NET and go for Ph.D. programs from reputed national and international institutions or join directly as Assistant Professors and make research or teaching their career.


Career path

  • Botanical Survey of India
  • Environmental/Food Biotechnologists
  • Agricultural Scientists
  • Proteome and Genome Analyst
  • Drug Designer
  • Bioinformatics specialist
  • Pharmacognosist
  • IPR firms

Botanical Survey of India

·         Environmental/Food Biotechnologists

·         Agricultural Scientists

Proteome and Genome Analysts

Graduate is employable in R & D,  Academics, or can pursue  higher studies. Students can also apply for government jobs advertised through SSC, UPSC, State PSCs and other agencies.

  • It is a 3 year (six semester) program with courses of total 144 credits  which includes theory as well as relevant laboratory programs and a  project relevant to present industry/ academia requirement. 

50% marks are allotted for end term exam and 20% for mid term exam. Rest of the 30% are allotted for continuous assessment which includes class test, assignments and presentation.

  • Programme Name B.Sc (Hons.) - Botany
  • School Name School of Basic Sciences and Research (SBSR)
  • Programme Code -
  • Programme Duration 3
  • Programme Fee per Annum 75,000
  • Programme Fee per Semester 39,000
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