The Department of Botany, established in the year 1960, is one of the leading Department of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa College, in the field of teaching plant sciences. It is built up with an area of 200 sq. mt
The Department is well equipped with modern facilities like, OHP, Research Microscope, pH menter, Colorimeter, Computer etc.The Department has maintained a library of nearly 134 books collected by the teachers over a period of time which are useful to the students and teachers for quick reference. A few dissertation also available for reference.
Department of botany maintains a Green House with more than 100 pots. Labelling of some important plants of the Campus has been carried out and will be continued in the future. Various topics of Botany like Microbiology, Bryophyta, Pteridophyta, Gymnosperm, Morphology of angiosperms, Embryology, Taxonomy & Economic botany, Plant physiology, Ecology, Cell biology, Molecular biology, Genetics, Plant Propagation, Biotechnology are being taught under credit based semester scheme of University of Mangalore. The syllabi being updated with respect to the changes in the field of Botany. Moreover, to develop communication skills, seminars are being conducted, students are regularly exposed to practical in the moderately well equipped laboratory and field visits/ study visits to the research institutes for hands on training/ information in the emerging fields of Botany. During vacations, Botanical tours are organized.