Bachelor of Science (BOTANY)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
  • Passed H.S.C. Examination (Std XII) in Science conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent in Science stream.
PASSING STANDARDS:
  • Internal Assessment :- min 10 out 25
  • Theory Paper :- min 30 out of 75
  • Total marks : min 40 out of 100
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Subject Information: B.Sc. (Botany)

O.5108 A Candidate for being eligible for admission to the Three year Integrated course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) must have passed Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (Std.XII) in Science conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent in Science stream.

The University of Mumbai has introduced CBSGS (Credit Based System Grading System from 2011-2012 where in the entire program is divided into Six semesters spread in the span of three years (two semesters per year). The student who enrolls for the degree program have to accumulate 20 credits per term and the degree will be conferred only when the student accumulates 120 credits during the period of Six semesters

The students who enroll for B.Sc Botany has following combinations for the period of three years

1) First year- Semester I and Semester II: Foundation course

Chemistry –Botany - Zoology ( 2 papers + practical Each)

2)Second year- Semester III and Semester IV: Foundation course

Chemistry – Botany ( 3 papers + practical Each)

3) First year- Semester V and Semester VI: Botany (Four papers + two Practicals)

Applied component – Horticulture and Gardening (1 paper and practical)

Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
I USBOT101 Plant Diversity 1 2
USBOT102 Form and Function 1 2
USBOTP1 Practicals based on above theory topics 2
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
II USBOT201 Plant Diversity 1 2
USBOT202 Form and Function 1 2
USBOTP2 Practicals based on above theory topics 2
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
III USBO301 Plant Diversity II 2
USBO302 Form and Function II 2
USBO303 Current Trends in Plant Sciences I 2
USBOP3 Practicals based on above theory topics 3
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
IV USBO401 Plant Diversity II 2
USBO402 Form and Function II 2
USBO403 Current Trends in Plant Sciences I 2
USBOP4 Practicals based on above theory topics 3
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
V USBO501 PLANT DIVERSITY III 2.5
USBO502 PLANT DIVERSITY IV 2.5
USBO503 FORM AND FUNCTION III 2.5
USBO504 CURRENT TRENDS IN PLANT SCIENCES II 2.5
USBOP5 and USBOP6 Practicals based on above theory topics 3+3
Applied component Horticulture and Gardening (theory + practicals) (2+2)
Semester Course Code Title of the Course Credits
VI USBO601 PLANT DIVERSITY III 2.5
USBO602 PLANT DIVERSITY IV 2.5
USBO603 FORM AND FUNCTION III 2.5
USBO604 CURRENT TRENDS IN PLANT SCIENCES II 2.5
USBOP7 and USBOP8 Practicals based on above theory topics 3+3
Applied component Horticulture and Gardening (theory + practicals) (2+2)