The Master Degree programme in the department started in July
1996. Ph.D. and M.Phil. Programmes were launched subsequently
in 1998 and 1999, respectively. Ongoing researches in the department
include areas like Natural Resource Management & Biodiversity
Conservation, Microbial Ecology, Rivers, Wetlands, Forests and Agro
ecosystems, Insect Ecology, Algal Ecology, Wild Life Ecology,
ethnobotany and Medicinal plants. Over the years, the Department
has established collaboration with national level institutes like Indian
Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, G.B. Pant Institute of
Himalayan Environment & Development (NE Unit). Itanagar, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science &
Technology (NERIST), Itanagar, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, Central Agriculture University
(CAU), Imphal, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi and North East Institute of Science and
Technology (NEIST), Jorhat, Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA), Bhubaneswar, Bose Institute
Kolkata, Bharthidasan University, Tiruchirapalli. The department is supported by the UGC Special Assistance
(DRS) and DST-FIST programmes. The department has been given a "Centre for Bidiversity and Natural Resource
Conservation" by UGC under XIth Plan. An Ornamental Fish Hatchery Unit has been established in the department.
A MOU was signed between Assam University and Bamboo and Cane Development Institute (BCDI), Agartala for
a P. G. Diploma Course on "Bamboo Cultivation and Resource Utilization".
||Number of Seats
|M.Sc. (by course work)
|M.Phil. (by course work & dissertation)
|Ph.D. (by course & research work)
|D. Sc. (by research work)
|PGDTM (by course work)
|PGDBC (by course work)
|PGDBCRU (by course work)
|Open Course Paper
1st Semester Syllabus
3rd Semester Syllabus
M.Sc. Programme CBCS
|Name & Qualification
||Area of Specialization
||Contact & Email ID
|Abhik Gupta, Ph.D.
||Freshwater Ecology and Biodiversity, Environmental Pollution and Toxicology
|Ashesh Kumar Das, Ph.D.
||Forest Ecology, Agro-ecology and Soil Ecology, Carbon Sequestration
|Dulal Chandra Ray, Ph.D.
||Population Ecology, Insect Diversity, Ecology of soil fauna, IPM and Ecotoxicology
|Jyashree Rout Ph.D.
||Algal Ecology and Biodiversity, Freshwater Ecology and Environmental Biotechnology, Lichenology and Medicinal Plants
|Parthankar Choudhury, Ph.D.
||Agro-ecology, Pesticide Toxicology & IPM, Wildlife Ecology
|Mithra Dey, Ph.D.
||Ecotoxicology, Ecology & Biodiversity, Freshwater Ecology
|Ajit Kr. Das, M.Phil., Ph.D
||Plant Taxonomy, Ethnobotany & Medicinal Plants, Higher Plant Ecology
|Susmita Gupta, Ph.D.
||Freshwater Ecology, Aquatic Biodiversity & Biomonitoring, Environmental Monitoring and Management, Functional Morphology of Aquatic Insects
|Aparijita De, Ph.D.
||Forest Ecology, RS & GIS Application in Forest Ecology
|Tapati Das, Ph.D.
||Aquatic Ecology, Biodiversity & Management, Wetland Ecosystem Service
|Arun Jyoti Nath, Ph.D.
Prof. Parthankar Choudhury
The passed out students are employed in Public & Private Sector
organizations like WWF, NESAC, Rainforest Research Institute,
Deovan, Orbis International, IIRS Dehradun, Asian Engineering
Consultancy, New Delhi, Tripura Govt. College, National A
forestation and Eco development Board, NEHU, Various NGOs, Burdwan
Institute of Science & Technology, Burdwan , Research Fellow
in Graduate Student Exchange Program (GSEP), Concorde University,