Department of Biotechnology

 

Due to establishment of Department of Biotechnology in the Vivekanand College and with moral support of Our Principal Dr.Hindurao patil Vivekanand College is under the Star College Scheme through Department of Biotechnology Govt.OF.india.

The Department of Biotechnology established in June 2005 under the guidance of Dr.M.Y.Bachulkar and Principal Dr.A.N.Jagtap the inauguration of Dept in presence of president of Shri swami vivekanand Shikshan Sanstha’s H’nble Shri Abhaykumar Salunkhe and in presence of H’nble Namdar- Shri R.R.Patil along with Vice-Chancellor of Shivaji University Dr.M.M.Salunkhe The first course launched in this department is B.Sc-Biotechnology(one of the subject) in 2005 and second course B.Sc- Biotechnology (Entire) in 2006 . The alumina of our department secured reputed  post in the field of research, academics, industries etc.Vivekanand college is the only college in Shivaji university who offers both the courses of Biotechnology at undergraduate level only in Kolhapur District.

 

 

1. Department Faculty:

 
 
Faculty Name Academic Qualification Designation
Prof.S.A.Patil M.Sc.M.Phil.D.H.E Co-ordinator Biotechnology Dept.(Assistant Prof-Botany)
Mr.S.G.Kulkarni M.Sc.Biochemistry Head-Biotechnology;Entire stream (Assistant Prof-Biochemistry)
Miss.S.H.Nadaf M.Sc.Biochemistry Head-Biotechnology- Optional stream (Assistant Prof-Biochemistry)
Mr.M.P.Mane M.Sc.Biotech Assistant Prof-Biotechnology
Miss.Patil.D.V. M.Sc.Genetics Assistant Prof-Biotechnology
Mr.Upadhye A.L. M.Sc.Biotech Assistant Prof-Biotechnology
 

2. Students enrolment:

Sr. No. Class Students   2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
B.Sc-Biotechnology-Entire
1. B.Sc. I Total   16 22 28 18 29
2. B.Sc. II Total   17 26 22 28 19
3. B.Sc. III Total   26 19 25 22 26
B.Sc- Biotechnology- Optional
4. B.Sc-I Total   19 15 26 27 30
5. 6. B.SC-II Total   19 20 15 26 21
B.Sc-III Total   10 17 20 14 22
 

3.Departmental Results:

Sr. No. Class   2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
B.Sc-Biotechnology Entire Aggregate result at B.Sc-III
1. B.Sc-III Percentage
Of passing
100 % 100% 100% 100% 100%  
B.Sc-Biotechnology Optional Aggregate result at B.Sc-III
2. B.Sc-III Percentage of passing 100% 100% 100% 100 100%  
 

4. Departmental Rank Holders:

Sr. No. Class 2008-09 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-14
1. B.Sc.-III Biotechnology
Entire
04 Nill 05 Nill 03 02
2. B.Sc-III Biotechnology
(Optional)
10 11 03 04 Nill 03
 

5. University Rank Holders:

Sr. No. Name of the student Class Year University Rank
1. Miss.Samani Saloni B.Sc-III Biotech-Entire April 2009 Fourth
2. Mr.Shinde Swapnil R B.Sc-III Biotech Entire April
2009
Fifth
3. Miss.Shinde Shweta B.Sc-III Biotech Entire April
2009
Eighth
4. Miss Shaikh Neelam B.Sc-III Biotech Entire April 2009 Tenth
5. Miss.Desai Megha.P B.Sc-III Biotech Entire April
2011
Third
6. Mr.Patil Parikshit P B.Sc-III Biotech Entire April
2011
Fourth
7. Miss.Shinde Manisha.M. B.Sc-III Biotech Entire April
2011
Sixth
8. Miss.Chandanai Harsha. K B.Sc-III
Biotech Entire
April
2011
Eighth
9. Miss.Kumbhar Madhuri B B.Sc-III
Biotech
Entire
April 2011 Tenth
10. Miss.Ghatage Tejaswini S B.Sc-III
Biotech
Entire
April
2013
Fourth
11. Miss.Jagdale Komal U B.Sc-III
Biotech
Entire
April
2013
Fifth
12. Mr.Yadav Mithilesh M B.Sc-III
Biotech
Entire
April
2013
Eighth
13. Miss.Patil Devashree N B.Sc-III
Biotech
Entire
April
2014
First
14. Miss.Ulpe Samiksha S B.Sc-III
Biotech Entire
April
2014
Eighth
15. Miss.Malvekar Deepali B.Sc-III
Biotech optional
April
2010
First
16. Miss.Kalasgonda Sneha B.Sc-III
Biotech optional
April
2010
Second
17. Miss.Kittur Sneha B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2010
Third
18. Miss.Desai Swapnali B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2010
Fourth
19 Mr.Sutar Mahesh B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2010
Fifth
20 Miss.Bhosale Rutuja B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2010
Sixth
21 Miss.Desai Madhuri B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2010
Seventh
22 Miss.Gurram Namita B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2010
Seventh
23 Miss.Patil Sujata B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2010
Eighth
24 Miss.Deshpande Sampada B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2010
Ninth
25 Mr.Potdar Sandesh B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2010
Tenth
26 Miss.Jagtap Jyoti B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2011
Fourth
27 Mr.Patil Onkar B.Sc-III
Biotech
Optional
Apri
2011
Eighth
28 Miss.Pattanshetty Namarata B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2011
Tenth
29 Mr.Palecha Mahendra B.Sc-III
Biotech
Optional
April
2012
First
30 Miss.Thakur Pooja B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2012
Fifth
31 Mr.Ambi Udhav B.Sc-III
Biotech
Optional
April
2012
Eighth
32 Miss.Salgude Prachi B.Sc-III
Biotech
optional
April
2012
Tenth
33 Miss. Natu Prachi B.Sc-III
Biotech
Optional
April
2014
First
34 Miss.Hiremath Minakshi B.Sc-III
Biotech
Optional
April
2014
Second
35 Mr.Bansode Vikas B.Sc-III
Biotech
Optional
April
2014
Third
 

6. Students achievements:

1. Students of our Dept are actively participated in Intercollegiate Biotechnology Quiz/Model/Poster/Slogun/Paper presentation Competitions organized by Colleges having Biotechnology under Shivaji University. As well as participated and secured Prizes in “Avishkar” research competition organized by Shivaji university, Kolhapur.

2. Students secured prizes for writing articles in our college Magzine’Vivek”.

3.Students secured prizes for Best paper presentation in International conference.

 

7. Departmental Library: Department having library and the books related to Biophysics,Immunolog,MolecularBiology, Microbiology etc. the benefit of the deptal library is for the student as well as staff.

8. Research Activity: Students carry out Research project as a part of their curriculum w.r.to Nano-biotechnology, Biochemistry, fermentation technology, tissue culture, They are guided by Faculty members of the Dept.

9. Instruments available:- Cooling Centrifuge,Gel-Documentation system, Thermal Cycler-PCR,Incubator with Oven, Deep freeze ,BOD-Incubator.

 

10. Departmental Co-curricular Activity:- The Genome club of Biotechnology Dept. organizes intercollegiate  Biotechnology Quiz ,Rangoli competitions the students from various college having Biotechnology actively participate in the same.

a) Inter college Quiz Competition organized in  academic year 2012-13 on 26 th Feb 2013.

b) Inter College Quiz and Rangoli(Sceintific) Competition organized in academic year 2013-14 on 10 th of Feb 2014.

 

11. Workshops arranged:-

1) workshop on Practical Aspects of Biotechnology organized by Dept.of Biotech in collaboration with Bioeralife Sciences on 13-Feb 2010.

2) Workshop on Techniques in Biotech organized in collaboration with Banglore Genei pvt ltd on 1 March 2012.

3) Workshop on Syllabus unitization of B.Sc-II Biotechnology(Optional/Vocational/Entire) Sponsored by Shivaji university on 21 sep 2008

4) Workshop on Revised semester pattern syllabus of B.Sc-II Biotechnology (Optional/Vocational/Entire) on 1st -2 nd August 2014.

12.Industrial Visits:- As a part of syllabus students are visited different biotechnological industries such as CCMB,Hyderabad, Monsento Reaserch Center,Banglore, Labland Biotech,Mysore,IBAB,Banglore, CFTRI,Mysore Govt.Institute of Science Aurangabad,BARC Mumbai , Insecticide residue testing lab(Govt.Of.Maharashtra ) Pune , VSI-Pune etc.