About the Department
The University Department of Botany was established at Darbhanga in the year 1974. Initially, the teaching was started at C. M. Science College, Darbhanga but later the Department was shifted to an independent building in 1976. Since 1985, the Department is permanently functioning in the present building constructed out of grant received from the state government. The department of Botany is running M.Sc. (2 Yrs) programme alongwith Ph.D. programme with 12 research scholars. There are five broad specialization streams in the courses offered, viz, Environmental Biology, Plant pathology & Physiology & Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Cytogenetics & Plant Breeding.