The Department of Botany was established in 1937 and recently has been re-christened as Department of Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology. This 70 year old Department has been in the forefront of education, training and research in Plant Sciences.

The Department blends the traditional subject with modern disciplines, namely Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Plant Physiology, Biochemistry and Bio-informatics. The lush Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest of the campus serves as a live laboratory for the learners. The Department has a computer laboratory with internet facility, a modern Library, a well equipped Tissue Culture Laboratory, a modern green house and arboretum as well.

Programmes Offered: B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D

Programmes Offered

B.Sc & M.Sc


G. Abraham I. Ebenezer
Head of the Department

Joyce Sudandara Priya
Associate Professor

S. Ravi Shankar
Assistant Professor

J. Jeyarathi
Assistant Professor

P. Selva Singh Richard
Assistant Professor

Anu Annamma Mammen
Assistant Professor

M. Kumar
Assistant Professor

G. Gnanasekaran
Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor

Leslie Lawrence
Assistant Professor

R. Ranjith Kumar
Assistant Professor


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Madras Christian College

Tambaram, Chennai -600 059,

Tamil Nadu, India

Phone: 044-22390675 / 22396772

Fax: 044-22394352

Email: principal@mcc.edu.in