Botany department was established in 2013 with the intension and spirit of imparting affordable quality education and skills, and ethical and professional grooming to prepare honest and valuable citizens and top class professional to serve the nation and humanity at optimum level. Department has highly qualified and energetic academicians and is equipped with superior laboratory for practical and research work. Research work from the faculty and students have been published in international and national journals. Learners are provided equal chance of involvement in teaching- learning process irrespective of race, gender and ethnicity. The graduates of the department will be in a position to compete at any level and hopefully will serve the nation in fields of agriculture, forestry, horticulture, biotechnology, education and research etc. Botany department offers 4 – years BS program consisting of 8 semesters.
Department of Botany Staff
Dr. Muhammad Farooq, Ph.D. Renowned Botanist | Gold Medalist| CHAIRMAN
Dr. Muhammad Farooq is a distinguished botanist known for his passion for research and education. With an impressive academic background and two decades of teaching experience, he has made significant contributions to the field of botany. His commitment to excellence led him to complete a Ph.D. in Botany, and he received a prestigious Gold Medal during his master's program. Driven by a belief in the transformative power of education, he was honoured with the "Best Teacher Award" in 2018 for his exceptional teaching abilities. As an accomplished researcher, he has authored 30 influential articles in international journals, earning him the Research and Productivity Awards in 2018 and 2019 from the KP Government. Currently, he serves as the Chairman of the Department of Botany, where he fosters an environment of growth and innovation. Dr. Farooq's vision for the future involves pioneering ground-breaking research with real-world applications and inspiring the next generation of botanists to become catalysts for positive change.
Dr.Khalid-Rasheed Assistant Professor in Botany
Dr Khalid Rasheed Khan is a PH .D in Botany. He is assistant professor in Botany department since 2009. He has published 15 Research Papers in international/ National HEC recognized Journals. He has been awarded with best teacher award in 2019. He has won Research and productivity awards in 2018. In addition he has published a book from an international publisher. He has attended and presented his research article sin a numbers of national and international conferences.