Bachelors in Botany


The Bachelor Degree in Botany programme is the scientific study of plants; study includes plant function, growth, use, and evolution. Pollution and population explosion pose a severe threat to the environment. Botany is a branch of biological science which deals with the study of plants. It focuses on the scientific study of plants, related microbial organisms, and plant habitats and ecosystem relations. Includes instruction in plant anatomy and structure, photochemistry, cytology, plant genetics, plant morphology and physiology, plant ecology, plant taxonomy and systematics, pale botany, and applications of biophysics and molecular biology.

Scientific disciplines such as agricultural sciences and forestry are based on the basic science of botany. Botany studies the structure, growth, reproduction, metabolism, development, diseases and chemical properties and evolutionary relationships between different groups of plants. It encompasses the study of more than three hundred thousand species of plants ranging from ground-hugging mosses to giant redwood trees.

Career Options

Botany careers largely deal with the biology of fossil and living plants along with their relationship to the environment. Education in botany includes many specializations in areas such as the taxonomy, physiology and anatomy of plants and their processes.

Job options are listed below

Outdoor jobs

  • Ecologist
  • Plant explorer
  • Park ranger/Forester
  • Nursery manager
  • Conservationist
  • Taxonomist
  • Horticulturist

A person with mathematics background

  • Systems ecology
  • Biophysics
  • Genetics
  • Developmental botany

A person with chemistry background

  • Plant biochemist
  • Chemo taxonomist
  • Plant physiologist
  • Molecular biologist
  • Plant pathologist

Other related job options

  • Environmental consultant
  • Botanist
  • High school botany teacher
  • Farming consultant
  • Researcher
  • Teacher/professor
  • Taxonomist
  • Agronomist
  • Ecologist
  • Mycologist
  • Plant Breeder
  • Horticulturist
  • Biophysicist

Major Subjects

  • Diversity of Invertebrates & Vertebrates
  • Fundamentals of Computer System
  • Diversity of plants
  • Cell Biology and Bio-chemistry
  • Plant systematic Anatomy and Development
  • Pakistan Studies
  • Ecology Genetics and evolution
  • Fundamentals of Statistics
  • Biological Techniques
  • Genetics and Plant Evolution
  • Physiology and Ecology
  • Mycology
  • Advances in Anatomy
  • Economic Botany
  • Plant Biochemistry
  • Plant Pathology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Autecology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Hormones / Research
  • Bio-Technology / Research
  • Plant Breeding
  • Environmental Biology
  • Biostatistics and computing

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Bachelors in Botany:

  • Candidate should have 12 years of education.
  • Candidates should have intermediate degree from recognized college or university.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)

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