BOTANY

History 

In 1955 Botany department was originated to provide UG course in Botany, with Zoology and Chemistry as the subsidiary subjects. The first head of Department was Prof. K.R.Viswanathan

Former teachers

  1. PROF. T. ARAVINDHAKSHAN (1953 to 1985)
  2. (Late). PROF. K.R. VISWANATHAN  (1955 to 1987)
  3. (Late) PROF. A.KERALAVARMA  (1955 to 1988)
  4. PROF. P.VISWANATHAN (1962 to 1994)
  5. PROF. N.REMABAI (1994 to 1996)
  6. PROF. ALICE FRANCIS (1996 to 1998)
  7. PROF. (Dr). G. SASIKUMAR (1987 to 2008)
  8. PROF. V.AJITHKUMAR ( 1981 to 2012)
  9. Dr.Sheela Francis K (1985 to 2017)

Present faculties of the department

 

  1. Mrs. K.MEENA KUMARI M.Sc– Joined in the department in 1985.
  2. Mr. SARATCHANDRAN A. DIVAKARAN M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed., CSIR-NET/JRF – Joined in the department in 2011.

Former Non – Teaching Staff Members of the Department

  1. Late Sri. Kochappu                                         -           Lab Attender
  2. Late Sri. Kittunni Nair                                      -           Lab Attender  
  3. Late Sri. Sankarankutty Nair                            -           Lab Attender  
  4. Late Sri. Goda Sarma                                      -           Lab Attender  
  5. Late. Sri. Gopalakrishnan Nair                          -           Lab Attender  
  6. Smt. P. Latha Devi                                          -           Herbarium Keeper
  7. Smt. P. Ambika                                              -           Lab Attender  
  8. K. Mohandas                                                  -           Lab Attender  
  9. P.M. Unnikrishnan                                           -           Lab Attender  
  10. C.V. Ajaikumar                                                -           Herbarium Keeper

Present Non – Teaching Staff Members of the Department

1.   K. Madhavakumar                                          -           Gardner

2.   P.K. Radhakrishnan                                        -           Lab Assistant

Till this year, 67 batches have passed out from this department.