Department of botany is one of the founding departments of Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College (GQMGC). From the very beginning of the college years, the botany department was generating knowledge to pupils at the intermediate level. The department owes a debt of gratitude to the distinguished academics and honorable teachers who served for its growth and improvement.
Dr. Shazia Malik, Professor of Botany, is the Head of Department. She has been serving the institute for more than 20 years and has also been served the college as vice principal from 2020-2023. Dr Zeb Saddique Professor of Botany is serving the college as Dean of science.

Vision and Mission

Our mission is to maintain the highest levels of academic and research quality while taking the lead in teaching, research, innovation, and technical development. To equipped the students with knowledge as well as skill.


The scope of studying Botany offers diverse and promising career opportunities in both the public and private sectors. In the public sector, individuals with a background in Botany can find employment in various departments, educational institutions, research institutes, and international organizations such as UNICEF, UNDP, WHO, FAO, and the World Bank. Non-governmental organizations and community development programs also provide avenues for botanical experts to contribute to societal and environmental causes. Moreover, Botany graduates can pursue careers as motivational speakers, sharing their expertise and passion for plants and nature with others.

In the private sector, numerous possibilities await, including opportunities in multinational companies, independent private practice, fisheries departments, food industries, pharmaceuticals, hospitality, and private companies and hospitals. These sectors offer diverse roles that encompass research, product development, quality assurance, and environmental conservation, among others.

Additionally, the scope extends beyond national borders, with opportunities in public departments in foreign countries like the Middle East and Europe. Botany experts may also choose to establish independent private practices abroad, expanding their horizons and contributing to the global scientific community.

Overall, studying Botany opens doors to a wide range of fulfilling and impactful careers, allowing individuals to make meaningful contributions to society, the environment, and scientific advancements both at home and on an international scale.


The Department of Botany
Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College
2- Durand Road, Lahore. Pakistan
Phone No: 042-6317078