Department of Geography

 

1. Establishment:  June 1968
     
2. Number of Teaching Posts:  05
     
3. Sanctioned and Filled:  04
     
4. Workload of the Department: 80
     
5 Faculties of the Department   
 
 
Faculty Name Academic Qualification Designation
Dr. Deepak C. Kamble M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor and Head
Dr. Seetaram S. Mali M.A., M. Phil Associate Professor
Mr. Harishchandra P. Patil M.A., NET Assistant Professor
Ms. Shubahangi S. Kale M.A., NET Assistant Professor
Mr. Sunil G. Bhosale M.A., SET, GIS Assistant Professor
 
6) Students strength of Department :
 
Class 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
B.A.I 305 248 232 205 294
B.A.II 71 105 89 75 68
B.A.III 43 43 40 39 36
B.A.II
Tourism
42 64 49 24 51
Total 461 460 410 343 449
 

8) Sanctioned Posts of Department  :- 4

9) Work-load of Department :-80 Periods

10) Departmental Library :-Books 352

11) Special Activity Organized by Department: - Study Tour and Research oriented Village Survey and its project report.

12) Evaluation Methods adopted by Department:- Assessment Method, Oral Test and Seminar

 
Work-load (from 2009-2014)
 
Sr. No. Class Paper No. & Div Theory Practical Total
1 B.A.I STD 08 00 08
    I 08 00 08
2 B.A.II II 04 00 04
    III 04 00 04
    TSM(ISD) 04 00 04
3 B.A.III IV 04 00 04
    V 04 00 04
    VI 04 00 04
    VII 00 20 20
    VIII 00 20 20
    GRAND TOTAL 40 40 80
 

Results

·      2009-10

 
Sr. No. Class Subject Paper No. of Students Appeared Pass Percentage
1 B.A.I Geog. I 244 195 79.91
STD Comp. 188 182 96.88
2 B.A.II Geog. II & III 146 130 89.04
  Geog. Of Tourism IDS 41 38 92.68
3 B.A.III Geog.   37 27 72.97
 
  • 2010-11
 
Sr. No. Class Subject Paper No. of Students Appeared Pass Percentage
1 B.A.I Geog. I 213 178 83.56
STD Comp. 182 182 100
2 B.A.II Geog. II  92 82 89.14
  III 92 84 90.20
Geog. Of Tourism IDS 53 51 97.83
3 B.A.III Geog.   40 34 85
 
  • 2011-12
Sr. No. Class Subject Paper No. of Students Appeared Pass Percentage
1 B.A.I Sem I   229 228 99.56
Geog. I 167 162 97.00
STD Comp.      
Sem II  
Geog.   229 208 90.82
STD   169 166 98.22
2 B.A.II Sem III  
Geog.   69 69 100
 Tourism IDS 30 30 100
Sem III  
Geog.   69 68 98.55
Tourism IDS 30 30 100
3 B.A.III Annual  
Geog.   37 37 100
 
  • 2012-13
Sr. No. Class Subject Paper No. of Students Appeared Pass Percentage
1 B.A.I Geog. I & II 262 191 72.90
STD Comp. 162 154 95.06
2 B.A.II Human Geog. III & IV 70 68 97.14
Agricultural Geog. V & VI 70 66 94.28
Geog. Of Tourism IDS 18 18 100
3 B.A.III Geog.   36 30 83.33
 
  • 2013-14
Sr. No. Class Subject Paper No. of Students Appeared Pass Percentage
1 B.A.I Geog. I & II 284 252 85.71
STD Comp. 209 191 86.82
2 B.A.II Human Geog. III & IV 68 63 92.64
Agricultural Geog. V & VI 68 63 92.64
Geog. Of Tourism IDS 51 49 96.07
3 B.A.III Geog.   31 30 83.33
 
  • Achievements of the Department Students:

Rankers:-

1. Ms. Chandrika Powar – B.A. III – stood 7th in the subject Merit List of

  Shivaji University, Kolhapur (2008-09)

2. Ms. Ashwini Jadhav – B.A. II – Awarded Scholarship by Shivaji University,

  Kolhapur for Hindi Subject (2008-09)

3. Ms. Ashwini Jadhav – B.A. III – stood 8th in the subject Merit List of Shivaji

  University, Kolhapur (2009-10)

4. Ms. Sayali Pandit – B.A. III – stood 6th in the subject Merit List of Shivaji

   University, Kolhapur (2011-12)

5. Ms. Rasika Kadam – B.A. III – stood 8th in the subject Merit List of Shivaji

   University, Kolhapur (2011-12)

National and State Eligibility Test Success:

1. Three faculties are succeed in NET & SET.

2. Nine former Students are Qualified in NET & SET examination.

3. Eight former Students are succeed in MPSC & UPSC.

 

  • Research Activities:-

Major Research Project entitled “Urbanization and Development in Maharashtra, With Special Reference to Kolhapur District” funded by University Grant Commission, New Delhi.

Basic Research Activity on “Availability and Utilization of Natural Resource of Around the Five Villages of Masai Plateau, Tahasil: Shahuwadi, A Case Study” funded by UGC under Basic Scientific Research Scheme.

Two Ph.D. and One M. Phil. Students registered under the guidance Dr. D. C. Kamble.

Three faculties are going on Ph. D. research work.

 

  • Career Oriented Course (COC) Six Month Diploma run through Department entitled “Travels and Tourism Management”,  funded by UGC, New Delhi.
 
  • Departmental Activities:

Every year department organizes

  • Study Tour
  • Village Survey
  • Traking
  • Quiz, Debate and Group Discussion
Tour Yes
Tracking Yes
Group Discussion Yes
Quiz Yes
Debate Yes
Poster Presentation Yes
Geographical Rangoli Compition Yes
Exhibition Yes
Question Bank Yes
 

EXTRA – CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

 
Writing for periodicals Yes
Sports Yes
Elocution Yes
Essay Writing Yes
Sketch / Painting/ Power Shading Yes
Photography Yes
Cultural Activities Yes
 

EVALUTION:

 
Oral Yes
Unit Test Yes
Assignment Yes
Surprise Test Yes
Project Writing Yes
Question Paper Solution Practice Yes