Botany is a branch of biology and the science of plant life. Botanists research the evolution of plants, their reproduction, mechanisms, and relationships with the environment and other aspects of life. They perform research and fieldwork, analyse information, and can lecture students or write reports on their findings.
What you need to get started
Research experience can be very helpful
Staying abreast with all the recent developments in the field of study is a must
Opportunities to work in both private and government sectors
The pay scale of a botanist is very high depending upon the qualification, designation, experience and skills of an individual
Job roles for a botanist are vast, botanists can expect to face considerable competition for research positions
The working area is mostly indoors, need to travel from time to time to sites to collect plant specimens for conducting experiments
Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand
B.Sc. (Hons) Botany, Biological Sciences, Life Sciences or Environmental Sciences
M. Sc. Botany or Life Sciences
Diploma in Botany, Life Sciences
Attentive to details
Critical evaluation skills
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Noteworthy companies of the field
GBPIHED Recruitment For Research Associate (Botany)
Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH)
Bombay Natural History Society
Wildlife Institute of India
Union Public Service Commission
Forest Research Institute