The Department of Botany started in the year 1952 with Shri Bhuwaneshwar Gupta as the founder member of the Department. Shri R.N.Verma and Shri.G.K.Sinha joined and served the Department for a brief period of time. Shri B.Gupta and Shri S.C.Sah were the demonstrators and Shri Nilamber Jha was the store keeper at the that time. In the year 1985 Postgraduate teaching in the Department of Botany was initiated. Dr. L.N.Patralekh and Dr.M.G.Tiwari completed their tenure as the Head of the Department.
At present Dr.M.K.Sinha is the Head of the Department of Botany , Dr. N.K.Singh and Dr. Monika Patralekh ar the other two teaching staff of the Department.
The Department has a big hall partitioned into teachers Room and staff Room. It has one lecture cum M.Sc Laboratory, B.Sc. Hons, Laboratory, one B.Sc. cum I.Sc Laboratory and Research Room. Standard journals and books by various authors are made available to the students.