BS Botany

The Bachelors in Botany is a 4 year academic degree program designed and framed to study all the biological aspects of plants. The primary goal of the degree is to educate the students about the current knowledge about plants to come up with a solution for problems related to plants in a wide range of fields such as agriculture, ecology, environment, horticulture, etc. In Botany, the functions of plants are studied to know how they interact with each other, influence the environment, and explore at their cellular to organism level. Moreover, plants are studied for their evolution and role in the biodiversity of planet earth. The significance of botany can be evaluated from this universal fact that the scientific disciplines of agriculture and forestry are grounded on the foundations of botany.

Core Courses

  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Autecology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Biochemistry
  • Economic Botany
  • Advances in Anatomy
  • Mycology
  • Physiology and Ecology
  • Genetics and Plant Evolution

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate ( FSc pre-medical /equivalent).
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.

Scope

Pakistan is an agricultural country where the agriculture sector plays a pivotal role in the economy. The agriculture sector adds 18.9% of the total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and constitutes more than 43% of the country’s labor force; hence, the scope of BS Botany in Pakistan is evergreen. The jobs for botanists in Pakistan are not limited as various sectors such as agriculture, ecology, forestry, farming, and many others are hiring graduates of botany. Furthermore, Pakistan is facing environmental problems, which can significantly reduce by planting more and more trees. For this purpose, botanists are hired to plan the strategy about the plantation, figure out related problems. Finally, by utilizing the knowledge and skills they learned in botany, they develop a practical solution. Mentioned below are some sectors for botanists in Pakistan where they can get opportunities to build their careers:

  • Agricultural Department of Pakistan 
  • Research centers 
  • Agricultural companies 
  • Conservation agencies
  • Horticultural department
  • Forest Department
  •  Environmental Consultancy
  • Teaching Profession
  • Nursery Managers 
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Career counseling for Botany

 

Universities Offering BS Botany in Pakistan

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