Welcome to the Department of Botany at the Government College Women University of Punjab, Pakistan. Our prospectus page provides visitors with information about the Department, our faculty, students and staff, and our many programs and support facilities. Our mission is to conduct cutting-edge research in plant Science to advance fundamental scientific knowledge and solve critical issues for the state of Pakistan. Plants are central to developing solutions to those problems and we all depend on plants for our existence. Challenges include climate change, food and fuel security, and the loss of natural habitats and biodiversity. At present we are offering BS (four Years), MSc (two year) MS (two Years) and PhD programe in Botany. Specialties in the department include genetics, plant breeding and biodiversity; plant pathology, plant physiology, plant microbe interaction, genetics, phytoremediation, ecosystem management, conservation and restoration. The department provides a vibrant hub of activity for over 08 full-time PhD faculties and 3 MPhil faculties. The curriculum is an outcome of the brainstorming sessions conducted in the department and further authenticated by the members of Board of Studies drawn from well reputed academic, research and industrial organizations, they contributed and discussed various suggestion in revising the Curriculum & Syllabus based on the industrial requirement and latest technology prevailing in Botany field which can help the students to shape themselves for a bright future. Besides encouraging students to become proficient in their academic arena, the Department of Botany motivates them to participate in various personality enhancing activities including community work. Our Vision we may add values to student’s life which possibly will equip them to circumvent the adversities in their life and to explore and not to exploit the plant world. We are always keen to hear from individuals and organizations who would like to join us. Whether you are a current or former student, a potential student, or a visitor, please feel free to contact or visit us. Best Wishes

– Dr. Zarrin Fatima Rizvi

  • Associate Professor
  • Chairperson of Department of Botany
  • Former Director ORIC
  • GC Women University Sialkot,Punjab, Pakistan
  • zarrin.fatima.rizvi@gcwus.edu.pk
  • chairperson.botany@gcwus.edu.pk