The Department of Botany strides to impart quality and effective information on recent developments in plant science. Established in the year 1964, it is one of the leading post graduate and research departments in the state of Kerala. The Department actively serves the society through dissemination of knowledge and training the younger generation from graduate to research courses and offering training in frontier areas of Plant Sciences. The Graduate course was started in the year 1967. In 1982, the department was elevated as the first post graduate department of the college. It is also the first research department of the college (2008). The Department has been in the forefront, providing quality education and training in the field for the past six decades. Being an active research department, members of the faculty have completed nine UGC projects and have 65 publications in National and International Journals. The Department received DST FIST Support in the year 2019.