A. N. College, Patna

A Constituent Unit to Patliputra University, Patna, Bihar (India)
CPE Status by UGC
Accredited Grade "A+"(4th Cycle) by NAAC with CGPA 3.36/4
Chancellor's Award for the Best College of Bihar
Chancellor's Award for the Best Principal of Bihar

अनुग्रह नारायण महाविद्यालय, पटना

बिहार, भारत
पाटलिपुत्र विश्वविद्यालय, पटना, बिहार (भारत) की एक घटक इकाई
यूजीसी द्वारा सीपीई स्थिति
सीजीपीए 3.36/4 के साथ नैक द्वारा मान्यता प्राप्त ग्रेड "ए+" (चौथा चक्र)
बिहार के सर्वश्रेष्ठ कॉलेज का चांसलर पुरस्कार


The Department of Botany is one of the oldest faculties of the college. The department is housed on the first floor of “Biology Block”. The under graduate course in biology was started in 1967 and the experience gained through successful running of this course culminated into the start of Post graduate course in 1982. The department also facilitates researches and has well equipped laboratories along with a departmental library.


The Department has well equipped laboratories and its own liabrary with sufficient number of books and journals . It has Separate Lecture Halls and class rooms for M.Sc. and B.Sc. Students. Botany Department aims at strengthening the 'learning- teaching' process by imparting not just the best lectures but also giving students exposure to 'hands-on practice' through practical classes and research projects. The dedicated faculty is very experienced and is trained in diverse fields of plant sciences. The proficient faculty has reputed publications in national and international journals. The department provides undergraduate and post-graduate Botany courses classification and systematics of lower to higher plants, microbes, biochemistry, cell biology, ethnobotany, economic botany, plant physiology, conservation of flora, Indian ecology, environment, molecular genetics, biotechnology, biostatistics, microbial techniques, industrial and environmental microbiology and cytogenetics. Besides, there are many other additional, skill enhancement, and discipline-specific courses to opt from. Course work comprises classroom lectures, seminars, practicals, field studies, instructional excursions and dissertations. The department has well-ventilated and fire-safe laboratories for conducting practical classes. Laboratories are well furnished with expert laboratory assistants and are furnished with various instruments and many specimens of plants. Further, the department houses a common library equipped with the latest books and journals.The Department motivates students to connect with different societies of the college in co-curricular activities to upgrade their skill-set along with exposure to numerous career paths. The scientific spirit is nurtured in the students by organizing various seminars, conferences, debates, educational trips, presentations, quizzes, webinars, workshops, and competitions. Botany has great potential so the Department focuses on improving the quality of research work with special emphasis on collaboration with research institutes, giving training on modern molecular techniques and inviting talks on recent topics for students. Students with a Botany degree have innumerable opportunities in the fields of botanical survey, environmental management, microbiological labs, conservation of flora, florihorticulture, biotechnology and farm management.