Department of Physics

 

 

Establishent             : 1963 – 64

 

 

Number of Teaching Posts          : 

13

 

Sanctioned and Filled                 : 

Full Time-08,  filled – FT  03  and  Ad-hoc-8

 

Workload of the Department    :

257 Lectures

 

Head of the Department            :

Dr. M. M. Karanjkar

 

Faculties in the Department      :

 

Name of Staff Academic Qualification Designation

Dr. M. M. Karanjkar

M.Sc. Ph.D.     

Head and Associate Professor

Mr. S. V. Malgaonkar

M. Sc.

Associate Professor

Mr. G. J. Nawathe

M. Sc.

Assistant Professor

Miss.N.A.Narewadikar

M.Sc.

Ad-hoc

Miss. N.P. Balgohire

M.Sc.B.Ed.

Ad-hoc

Miss. H.M.Thakur

M.Sc.

Ad-hoc

Miss.R.B.Lagare

M.Sc.

Ad-hoc

Miss.N.A.Khot

M.Sc.

Ad-hoc

Miss.A.V.Kulkarni

M.Sc.

Ad-hoc

Miss. S.M.Kumbhar

M.Sc.SET

Ad-hoc

Mr. I.M.Mulla

M.Sc.

Ad-hoc

2. Conference/Seminar/Workshop attended and books, papers published

Sr. No.

Name of the Faculty

Conference/Seminar
/Workshops Attended

Papers Presented

Papers Published

Books Published

1

Dr.M.M.Karanjkar

24

10

13

08

2

Mr. S.V. Malgaonkar

25

05

02

14

3

Mr.G.J.Nawate

10

-

4

2

3. Students enrolment

Sr. No.

Class

Subject

Students Number

2012-2013

2013-2014

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

1

B.Sc.I

Physics

275

300

347

345

338

2

B.Sc.II

Physics

162

175

202

186

178

3

B.Sc.II

Astro- Physics

58

34

50

43

40

4

B.Sc.III

Physics

37

28

34

34

26

4. Departmental Results

Sr. No.

Class

Subject

Result (%)

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

1

B.Sc.I

Physics

83.51

88.05

 

61.38

62.5

2

B.Sc.II

Physics

99.38

95.06

 

91.45

93.43

3

B.Sc.II

Astro Physics

100

98.02

 

92.43

96.85

4

B.Sc.III

Physics

85.70

95.65

95.66

94.11

88.4

5. University Rankers

Sr. No.

Name of the student

Class

Year

Percentage

1

Miss.D.P.Wakerekar

B.Sc.III

2010-11

83.33

2

 Miss.Namarata Talekar

B.Sc.III

2011-12

84.83

3

 Miss.Trupti Urunker

B.Sc.III

2012-13

95.66

4

Miss. P.S. Kokitkar

B.Sc.III

2013-14

95.83

5

Miss. Bekanalkar S.A.

B.Sc.III

2014-15

99.18

6

Shri Shinde A.Y.

B.Sc.III

2014-15

98.23

7

Miss. P.V. Otari

B.Sc.III

2015-16

94.00

8

Miss. S.D. Sawant

B.Sc.III

2015-16

92.00

9

Miss. Harshada Kamble

B.Sc.III

2015-16

90.00

10

Miss. Shivani Patil

B.Sc.III

2016-17

94.00

11

Mr. Satyajeet Patil

B.Sc.III

2016-17

93.70

 

6. Departmental Achievements:

1) Research work of solar ray study in Mahalaxmi temple useful for society.

2) Research work of temperature and humidity variation study in Mahalaxmi temple useful for society.

3) Inspire  scholarships – o7 students.

4) Namrata Talekar – selected as  Lt. in Indian army.

5) University rankers – 11

6) Students selected and completed successfully the IIT society’s SPARK CAMP AT Pune 

7) Department conducts every year NGPE ( National graduate Physics Examination) Examinations.

8) Student visit to Tarapur Atomic Power station Tarapur. Mumbai.

9) Organized a National conference on Recent Trends In Nanotechnology.

10) Faculty members   presented paper in international conference and gets prize.

11) Abhijit Shinde  (B.Sc.III student)presented  paper and gets prize in national conference.

12)  Shri. P. M. Dhere and  Shri.G.P. Kadam qualified NET examination.

13) Students carry out project work. Though the project work is not included in regular curriculum.

14) Mr. G.P.Kadam (past student) qualified JRF examination and presently working as assistant scientist in PRL at Ahmadabad.

15) Dr. Nishad Deshpande (past student) DST inspire faculty in Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Previously working as  a scientists in Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea.

16) Research work on two wheeler parking in Mahadwar road region.

18) Research work on  surface tension useful for society.

19) One of the faculty member Miss. Sneha kumbhar qualified SET exam.

20) Our Alumni. Miss. Sonali Bekanalkar (B.Sc.III student) awarded "Rashtrapati " medal.

21)Shri. Satyajeet Patil (B.Sc.III) awarded First prize in International Conference for best poster presentation.

7. Departmental Library:

Department library having large no. of Reference and Text books related Physics and Astrophysics benefited for the students and staff members.

8. Research Activity:

 Research guide for Ph.D. and M.Phil.  : 01

 Ongoing Minor Research Projects       :  Submitted

 Shri. S.V.Malgaonkar.                        :  Registered for Ph.D.

 Mr.G.J. Nawate                                   :Registered for Ph.D.

Sr.No.

Name

 

 

Subject

1

Dr. M.M.Karanjkar

Minor

F.No.47-423/12(WRO) dt. 16/03/2013

Studies on dye sensitized solar cells based on nanostructural titanium oxide

2

Dr. R.S.Patil

Minor

F.No.47-424/12(WRO) dt. 16/03/2013

Studies on hybrid elecrtochemical super capacitiors based on nano structured manganese Oxide

3

Mr.S.V.Malgaonkar

Minor

F.No.47-1691/1 (WRO) dt. 31/03/2011

Micro wave assisted technique to prepare nanocrystalline ferrite for super caapacitive applications

9. Instruments available:

The department has set up a research lab in which work on ferrites and thin films is being carried out. For that the following equipments / instruments are available.

Sr.No

Name of the instrument/ Equipment

1

Spray by Pyrolysis

2

CBD technique

3

 Muffel Furnace

4

 Digital Micro balance

5

Microwave oven

6

Hysteresis  loop tracer

7

Gouy’s apparatus

8

Millikan’s oil drop method

9

Fiber optics

10

Halll effect

11

Dielectric constant

12

KBr Press

13

Resistivity by four probe method

14

Hot injection method

15

LCRQ meter

16

Magnetic stirrer

17

Spin coating for thin film

18

Research optical bench

19

nanoammeters

20

Energy band Gap

21

Planck’s constant apparatus

10. Guest Lectures

 Department organizes guest lectures.