S G K GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE

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

NAAC with 'B'

Vinukonda, Palnadu District, Andhra Pradesh




DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY PROFILE



BotanyDepartment was established in the year 1989 with Biological and physical sciences at intermediate Level and chemistry, Botany, and Zoology at graduation level. The Department aims to provide knowledge and skills to rural students. The department has well equipped state of art laboratories. The B.Sc (BZC), English medium programme was introduced in the academic year 2015-2016. General electives and value added courses were introduced in the curriculum. The department of Botany, SGK GDChas a medicinal garden to promote and nurture endangered medicinal plants.

 

Departmental Activities:

 

Teaching and learning:

 

·  Class room Instruction

·   Demonstration

·   Student Seminars

·   Presentations through PPTs, Visuals, Videos and Virtual Labs

·   Teaching through visual aids like live and preserved specimens, models, charts, OHP etc.

·   Celebration of Important Days

·  Invited lectures in addition to regular teaching

·   Mentoring System

·  Continuous evaluation

·   Assignments

 

Research and Extension:

·   Study Projects

·  Field Trips & Study visits

 

Student Support Activities:

·  Employment oriented training through Certificate Courses and Workshops

·  Encouraging students to participate in Sports, NSS

·   Provision of books through Departmental Library

·   Endowment prizes for meritorious students

·   Parent Teacher Interactions

 

Facilities:

·   Spacious classrooms with good aeration, seating and blackboards

·  Two well equipped laboratories

·   General Library and Botany Departmental Library

·   Guidance and support for Higher education