DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY



SCOPE:

There is great scope after B.SC in botany. After the completion of Bachelors of science in botany one can work in different sectors such as nursery farms, lecturer at a college or university, environmental consultancies, pharmaceutical companies and medical content writing.

CAREER PROSPECTS OF BOTANY :

Though botany offers multiple career options it is necessary to score well to have a better future as a botanist. Various public sectors in india such as Botanical Survey Of India (BSI),National Institute Of Oceanography (NIO),Indian Agricultural Research Institute(IARI) and Indian Council Of Forestry Research and Education (ICFIR) offer numerous jobs for a botanist every year.

A botanist can work as a technical assistant, field assistant or scientific assistant in both private and government sectors

SOME OF THE JOB ROLES A BOTANIST CAN OPT ARE :

  • Ecologist
  • Florist
  • Taxonomist
  • Researcher
  • Agriculturist

Some more sectors where a botanist can get a job are: agricultural sector, pharmaceutical industry, wildlife, research institutes, educational institutions, Plant biochemist, molecular biologist, national parks, food companies, forest services, biotechnology firms, seed companies, weed scientist, ethnobiologist, pathology, palynology, fruit growers and oil industries etc.