The Department of Botany was established at Silapathar Science College in the year 1999, Dr.(Mrs.) Pallabi Dutta being the present Head of the Department. The department holds a good strength of students and teaching faculty members. Well equipped, the department at present offers courses for B.Sc. Honours and Non-Honours programmes. The department of Botany, Silapathar Science College, is sincerely engaged in teaching, learning, research, and extension activities related to Botanical Sciences. Besides this the department also take various efforts towards the conservation of local flora and bio-resources. The department also publishes a departmental wall magazine named "BLOOM" annually.
The department bears a good study environment for students with its various resources of modern technology. Resources available in the department at Present are:-
1. Departmental Library
2. Internet Connectivity
3. Well-equipped laboratory
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)