Dandeli Education Society's

Bangurnagar Arts, Science & Commerce College

Barchi Road, Ambewadi, Dandeli-581325

Re-Accredited by NAAC at 'B' Grade Level

Department of Botany

Dandeli is situated in the central Western Ghats which is a part of the 36 Biodiversity hotspots in the world, which makes it an ideal destination to study Botany. Keeping this in view, our Management has taken interest in introducing Botany at the Degree Level, as a Minor subject in the year 1974. In 1976 it was shifted to present building with a built up area of 120 sq. mts. From the year 1992 it is one of the three equal Optional subjects.

Programmes offered: 

B. Sc. Bachelor of Science (Chemistry/Botany/Zoology)

Eligibility: Pass in 10 + 2 / Pre-University Course or equivalent examinations are admitted

Teaching & Learning:

  • In addition to regular lectures, the Department has adopted a lectures through Power point presentation (wherever possible) making the topic more effective
  • Every student is assigned a topic of his/her choice from the syllabus for detailed study. The submitted assignments is evaluated as part of Internal exam and 10 marks are allotted for each assignment
  • Students of B.Sc. final year are taken to local Forest Nursery maintained by Forest Department and Raw Material Department of WCPM, Dandeli to train them in Nursery techniques such as cutting, layering, grafting etc.


Dr. P A Hosamani
Assistant Professor of Botany, HOD
Qualification: M.Sc., B.Ed., P.G.D.C.A., Ph.D.
Areas of Interest: “Mycorrhiza, Antimicrobiology, Ethnobotany
Years of experience: 11 Years

Shri. Sachet Hegde
Qualification: M.Sc., (Ph.D.)
Areas of Interest: “Plant Tissue Culture, Developmental Biology of Angiosperms
Years of experience: 1 year