Department of Botany


The Department of Botany of Women's College, Agartala, was established in 1984 with general course having only one teacher, Dr. Prantosh Roy. The Honours course was introduced in the 1992-1993 session with three teachers. The students of both honours and general courses are achieving excellent results in the University examinations since it's conception. Some of them attained highest rank for several occasions in the University examinations.

Presently the Department is running with 6 (Six) teachers, out of which three are Post graduate teachers. The department feels proud of its teachers; present and the past.

Department Profile

Year of Establishment June, 1984
Name of HOD Dr. Shikha Banik
Courses offered B.A (Major & General)
Intake Capacity Major: 30 & General: 40
Entry level Qualification H.S.(+2) passed
Faculty Position 04 (01 Assistant Professor, 03 PGT)
Staff Members 03 Staff Members (Senior Lab. Attendent: 01, Group-D: 02)
Ph.D. Scholars: 02
Total Research Project Funding (Completed & ongoing) One Minor Research Project (MRP), sponsored by UGC, NERO- completed-(2010-2011), Rs. 1,50,000/-

Faculty members

Photo Name Designation Specialization Contact
Dr.Shikha Banik Assistant Professor & HOD Plant Pathology 9402168522
Smt. Gayatri Barman Post Graduate Teacher Mycology & Pathology 9612334310
Smt. Sarmishtha Chakrabarti Post Graduate Teacher Angiosperm Taxonomy
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Smt. Tapashi Dhar Post Graduate Teacher Cytogenetic and Plant tissue culture 9774396716

Staff members

Photo Name Designation Contact
Smt. Shanti Debbarma Peon 9612182195
Smt. Asha Acherjee Peon 9862468705
Smt. Sikha Sarkar (Acherjee) Peon 8794199394

Other Details

Laboratory Facilities: 3 nos. of Laboratories.

Contact Us

Address of Communication
Department of Botany
Women's College
B.K. Road, Agartala
Tripura, India
Contact No: 0381-2326020 (Office)