Department of Botany


         The Biology subject was started along with the establishment if the Namrup College in 1973 having Pre-degree science course. The subject was taught by temporary or flying teachers until 1986. Degree course in Biochemistry core was started in 1987. In the meantime, the science stream of the college was brought under deficit grants in aid system of the government of Assam in 1992. Major course in Botany has been running on since 1993.

           Now, the Department of Botany of Namrup College is one of the well-equipped department in the college. It has been imparting the teaching on B. Sc Major and core courses in the subject Botany under the academic curriculum of Dibrugarh University. Apart from the B. Sc course, the department is providing hands-on training to the students on gardening, plantation technique, usage of herbal medicine, tree plantation technique, carrier consultation for Biology students, and study about biodiversity. For creating awareness and bringing more closure with the nature department has formed the Botanical Society. Each student may voluntarily engage themselves towards the plantation program, biodiversity, and nature conservation and be a part of nature conservation through this small platform.   

           Our ex-students are well established in various fields of the career world. There is University and College Professor, Higher Executives of Banks, Central Government Services, School Teachers, etc among our passing out students.

             We feel proud of being a faculty of this department of Namrup College.

Course offered:

  1. H. S. Course
  2. B. Sc Major and B. Sc Core
  3. B. Sc Major students may choose Biotechnology as a core subject.

Learning process: The department is well equipped with modern teaching aids and instruments. Theory classes are doing through the LCD projector, model chart, topic wise field visit, etc. Department has a high-resolution microscope, best autoclave, 20000 RPM ultra-centrifuge, etc.

             During the lockdown period of COVID-19 departmental faculty are engaged in the preparation of self-learning materials, tutorial video, etc.

            The botany department is operating a departmental blog/website to share the different activities of the students

For any query please contact us:

            Department of Botany

            Namrup College,


            Dist. Dibrugarh

            PIN/ZIP: 786623

            Assam, India



Name Designation Qualification Date of Joining
Mr. Bimal Chandra gogoi Associate Professor (HOD) M. Sc, PGDBIM 0000-00-00
Mr. Jayanta Sonowal Assistant Professor M. Sc, B.Ed, SLET. 0000-00-00
Dr. Urmika Phangchopi Assistant Professor M. Sc, Ph. D 0000-00-00
Avinash Sonar Contractual M. Sc in Biotechnology 0000-00-00