The Department of Botany in Dr. Kanailal Bhattacharyya College started long back in the year 2008 and the honours course in the subject started in the year 2013, The Department currently has one UGC approved full time teacher. In addition, the department has two part time teachers (SACT), one of them is PhD degree holder. The teachers are specialized in different areas of the subject and therefore, are perfectly competent to meet the demand of the learner. The Department possesses a short history in academic performance. Some proficient students have been produced by the Department, who had established themselves as crown of many institutions. At present the department enrols 18 students per year.