Departmental profile Botany

New College of Arts, Paranda, run by Shri. Bhavani Shikhsan Prasarak Mandal,Tuljapur was established in the year June1986 by Late Shikshan Maharshi R. G. Shinde Guruji. Paranda taluka was one of the most under privileged and neglected in respect of the higher education. After the sad demise of Late Mr. R. G. Shinde Guruji on 23rd April 2005, the management decided to change the name of the college as “Shikshan Maharshi Guruvarya R. G. Shinde Mahavidyalaya”. Till 1986 students, especially girl students from this taluka had to go outstation for the higher education or had to remain deprived from the same. The college has been established in the adverse conditions with the objectives of “Where there is a need, there is education” and “Education for poor students”. Science faculty was started in 2004 as an undergraduate on non-grant basis and later it was Granted by U.G.C’ in 2009, with affiliation to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. Post Graduate was started in 2019 as on non-grant basis. In 2007 there was only one faculty member to run the department later now 02 Teaching staff 01 Lab assistant and 2 lab assistant were appointed as regular staff. Today our department is well fulfilled with qualified staff.

About Botany Department

The department of Botany was established in 2004 as an undergraduate department and later, Granted in 2009, with affiliation to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. Post Graduate was started in 2019 as on non-grant basis. The department has excellent infrastructure facilities and expert staff members in different fields of Plant Sciences. Botany is a sought after subject with vast employment potential both in the Academic and Research fields.

  • Goals

Our goals and strengths are aligned with those of the Faculty of Science and the University of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad.

  • Mission

To advance knowledge of plants for the benefit of society, the environment and industry, and to train the next generation of plant scientists.

  • Vision

To be recognized nationally as one of the best Botany departments in the India, dedicated to the highest levels of teaching and research.

  • Values

Fundamental to our success are these essential values.

Ethics: We will behave with the highest level of honesty, integrity and professionalism. Quality: We are committed to the highest quality teaching and research.

Innovation: We encourage an innovative approach both to teaching and research.

People: We are committed to the development of all our staff and students.

Planning: All decisions will be consistent with our long-term objectives.

Unity: We work as one department to plan and to meet objectives.

Safety & environment: We are committed to a safe and sustainable work environment.

We are committed to building on our core strengths in plant environmental science, biodiversity, and molecular and cell biology to maintain our tradition of excellence.

  • Aims

The aim of the Department of Botany is to produce highly qualified botanists who have a broad knowledge of modern and applied plant science and excellent career prospects.


1. The Department also undertakes fundamental and applied research in plant science and field visits to explore floral wealth and to establish the intricate relations of plant and environment.

2. Develop knowledge of the life cycle, reproductive, structural, chemical, evolutionary, and anatomical characteristics of photosynthetic and fungal phylla.

Establishment of the department
Sr. No Course Particulars Establishment
1 UG B. Sc. F. Y. June 2004
2 UG B. Sc. S. Y. June 2005
3 UG B. Sc. T. Y. June 2006
4 PG M.Sc. F. Y. June 2019