S G K GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE

(Affiliated to Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, A.P.)

NAAC with 'B'

Vinukonda, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh




DEPARTMENT OF Botany PROFILE Established : 2013



Overview

Introduction /Brief History:

          The Department of Botany was established in the year 2013. Previously a course was offered for biology students with Zoology, Chemistry and Industrial microbiology combination. In the course of time the combination lost its sheen. Keeping the needs of the students of this region and with the consent of ANU a new course with Botany, Zoology and Chemistry was initiated in the year 2013. Since then the department bears palm in giving quality teaching befitting to the present generations. 

Programmes Offered

UG

Programme wise Student Profile (Current year data)

I Year:40

II Year:09

III Year: 04

Teaching posts and Non-Teaching Posts

Sanctioned Posts: 01

Working Faculty:

                       Regular Faculty: 01

                       Contract Faculty:00

                       Guest Faculty:    00

Programme wise Student – Teacher ratio

1:51

Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning

-> Lecture Interaction Method

-> Lecture Demonstration Method.

-> Assignment Method.

Details of Infrastructural Facilities

-> Well furnished Laboratory.


SGK analysis of the department and Future plans

Strengths

• Qualified and competent faculty

• Responsible and dedication for duty

• Accessible to students

Weaknesses

• Rural and less motivated students

• College is located on the outskirts of the town

• Lack of proper transportation facility

Opportunities

• Using additional inputs for teaching additional topics

• Use of newspaper clippings, PPT, LMS videos for class room teaching

• Motivating students for higher education

Challenges

• Mushroom growth of private colleges in the town

• Unhealthy competition among the colleges and use of unethical practices to attract students for admission

• Less motivated students

Future Plans

• To develop a sophisticated Botany lab

• To use ICT classroom for demonstration of innovative topics

• To promote eco club activities and work for beautification of the campus and rear medicinal plants and exotic varieties

• To offer online courses and promote value addition to conventional courses