Brief Profile of the Dept.

Welcome to the Department of Botany, Andhra Loyola College, a leading center of Teaching and Research in Plant Sciences.

Year of establishment :                                                       1954

Teaching Staff          :                                                                   08

Doctorates:                                                                                    05 

M.Phil Degree Holders:                                                            03

Research Guides:                                                                        01

State level Best-Teacher:                                                         01

Associate Fellow of A.P Science Academy:                       01

CCE AP Best Lecturer Award:                                                01


Inter                                         : Two Sections

Under Graduate Course    :   B.Sc -6 Sections ( 2 in I year; 2 in II year + 2 in III year) 
B.Sc (Botany, Zoology & Chemistry)

The Department also offers General Electives titled  "Herbal Medicine"

The Department also offers Skill based Electives in the final year. titled

We are equipped with one of the biggest Laboratories in Coastal Andhra Pradesh
PG                                              :  M.Sc - Botany      
Research                                 :  M.Phil, Ph.D Courses 

Innovative Teaching-Learning   methods
ICT enabled learning, YouTube videos, 
Hands on Training, Bioinformatics Lab, 
Internship, Wikipedia content development, 
Green house technology, Gardens established   
Areas of Research    :  Tissue Culture,  Medicinal Botany, Taxonomy and Ecology 
Research Projects Completed                                                  :            02
Ongoing Research Projects                                                       :            01
Total Fund Received                                                                    :            48.2 Lakhs

Number of Research Papers Presented in Conferences   :            115

 Publications of Staff of Department of Botany

Scopus Indexed Journals                      :                                            17

Other indexed journals                         :                                            37

Total Number of Publications            :                                               54

Consultancy and extension   

       NCSC Teachers Training Programme (in collaboration with APCOST, Govt. of AP)

       Mega Science & Arts, Commerce exhibition (2011, 2014)

Student Progression  
Department is Accredited/ Graded by Other Agencies  

      UGC recognized the Department as a Star Department under CPE Programme
      DBT Star College Scheme

      Research publications, 
        Presentation of quality research articles in Seminars/Conferences
      UGC Sanctioned  B.Voc course in Horticulture
        Organized International/ National/ Regional seminars and Workshops


Future plans of the Department.

Innovative Best practices

A pat on Department of Botany
       It is shown as Star Department for UGC – CPE.
       It is shown as Star Department for DBT Scheme.
       It is given star status by the previous NAAC committees.

Blogs of Members :

Dr. B. Siva Kumari       -   

Dr. B. Siva Kumari received State Best Teacher Award - Sep-2014

Dr. B. Siva Kumari received AP-State Best Lecturer Award from CCE- 2013




  1. s.sarat,az-06,

  2. Its a great honor to part of the botany department...

  3. Pramod DB-14
    It is great privilage to being a part of the department of botany.
    I have learned alot in the field of botany throgh department of botany