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 greenhouse and arboretum as well.


Programmes Offered

B.Sc. - Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology

M.Sc. - Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology

M.Phil. - Botany

Ph.D. - Botany


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
 R. Ranjith Kumar
Assistant Professor
 Reji J. V
Assistant Professor
Leslie Lawrence
Assistant Professor

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Contact Us

Madras Christian College

Tambaram, Chennai -600 059,

Tamil Nadu, India

Phone: 044-22390675 / 22396772

Fax: 044-22394352

Email: principal@mcc.edu.in