Department of Plant Sciences

Department of Plant Sciences


The Department of Plant Sciences at Central University of Himachal Pradesh was established in 2017. At present, the Department is offering M.Sc and Ph.D. Programs in Plant Science (Botany). Some of the thrust areas of research in the department are:

  • Ethnobotany, Cytogenetic, Plant Diversity, Seed Technology, Plant Tissue Culture & Plant Biochemical¬†Engineering
  • Economic Botany, Vegetable Grafting and plant Protection, Hydroponics,
  • Mycology and Plant Pathology
  • Natural Plant Chemistry and Toxicological evaluations
  • Plant Molecular Biology, Genetic responsibilities of stress tolerance in crop plants, Medicinal Plant physiology
  • Plant Biotechnology- Micro-propagation and Plant Metabolic Engineering

Programmes Offered

Degree/Certificate Courses Duration Intake
M.Sc. Plant Science (Botany) 4 Semesters 33 + 5*
Mushroom Cultivation 6 Months / 01 Semester 33
Ph.D. Plant Science (Botany)

(* Self Financed)