Estd : 1978
Department of Botany, A D P College was established along with the initiation of Science stream on August, 1978 under the able Headship of Mrs. Minakshi saikia. The major course was started in 1993. Since its inception, it is providing quality Botany education in this part of Assam. Today, in the 37th years of its existence, the department attracts students from all parts of Nagaon district, as well as from other nearby districts like Hojai, Morigaon and Karbi Along.
The department has a collection of 370 books. The departmental library used to serve the purpose of ready – reference for the teachers and students of the department. Books are also issued to students of Major and General courses. The department has fully equipped with necessary Laboratory apparatus for conducting experiments in the H.S and B.Sc Major and General courses.
The Department had conducted two Certificate courses – 1. Mushroom cultivation and 2. Bio fertilizer under UGC financial assistance from 2006 to 2010.
This department had initiated the authority to start PG course in Herbal Science and Technology of which the first batch has passed out. The faculty members of this department also tender their services by taking Theory classes. On our advice, the authority had started Tea Management Technology from this year where the teachers of this department is taking classes. Our department is also concerned with Bio Tech Hub