DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY

  1. Name of the Department : Microbiology
  2. Year of Establishment : 1985
  3. Names of Programmes offered : B.Sc. I &B.Sc. II, Ph.D.
  4. Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the : COC on Naturopathy and

departments/ units involved                           Cosmetology for Personal Health

with Dept. of Botany

  1. Annual / Semester / Choice Based Credit : B.Sc. I (CGPA)

System (programme wise)                              B.Sc. II (CGPA)

  1. Participation of the department in the courses : Nil

offered by other departments

  1. Courses in collaboration with other : Nil

universities, industries, foreign institutions,

etc

  1. Details of Course/Programmes discontinued : Nil

(if any) with reasons

  1. Number of Teaching Posts :
Post Sanctioned Filled
Associate professor 01 01
  1. Faculty profile with Name, Qualification, Designation, Specialization (D.Sc./

D.Litt./ Ph.D., /M. Phil., etc) as on  05.09.2015

Name Qualification Designation Specialization Experience

(in years)

Students awarded Ph. D degree in the last 4 years
Dr. Mrs. M.D. Chavan M.Sc, Ph.D., Dip. Naturopathy Head,

Associate Professor

Microbiology 30 years 2 (submitted)
  1. List of Senior Visiting Faculty : NA
  2. Percentage of lectures delivered and practical: NA

classes handled (Programme wise) by

temporary faculty

  1. Student – Teacher Ratio (Programme wise) : 50:1 (Approx)
  2. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff sanctioned

and filled

Support Staff and Administrative staff Sanctioned Filled
Lab Attendant 01 01
  1. Qualifications of teaching faculty with D.Sc., / D.Litt., / Ph.D., / M. Phil., / PG
Name of Staff Qualification
1.Dr. Mrs. M.D. Chavan M.Sc., Ph.D., Dip. Naturopathy
  1. Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) International

funding agencies and grants received: Nil

  1. Department projects funded by DST-FIST, UGC, DBT, ICSSR etc. and total

grants received and status

Funding Agency No. of Projects Total Grant Received Status
UGC 01 Minor Rs. 75,000/- Completed
  1. Research Centre facility recognized by the University: Yes (Recognized by

Solapur University, Solapur)

  1. Publications with ISSN Number-

Research Paper Published

No. Name of the Staff Number of papers published
National International
1. Dr.M.D.Chavan 03 21

Number of books published and edited: Nil

Seminar Proceedings published in books with ISBN No.

No. Name of the Staff Papers Published in the edited books with ISBN Number
1. Dr. Mrs. M. D. Chavan 02
  1. Areas of consultancy and income generated: Nil
  2. Faculty as members in:
  3. a) National Committees
  • Mrs. M. D. Chavan – Association of Microbiologists of India; Indian Women Scientists Association; Microbiologist Society of India; Marathi vidnyan parishad.
  1. b) International Committees -
  • Mrs. M. D. Chavan – International Naturopathy organization
  1. c) Editorial Boards – Nil
  2. d) Membership in Academic bodies – Board of Studies:
No. Name University Position Year
1. Dr.Mrs.M.D.Chavan Member, DRC – SUS 2010-till date
Member RRC – SUS 2010-till date
  1. Student Projects:
    1. Students who have done in-house projects including inter department / programme: NA
    2. Students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e. in Research Laboratories / Industry / other agencies: NA
    3. Awards received by faculty and students
  • Mrs. M. D. Chavan – Indira Gandhi Sadbhawna Award, 2014
  1. List of eminent academicians / visitors to the department who delivered special

lectures

No. Date Name of the resource person Designation and Institution Topic
1. 2012-13 Dr Raja Dhepe President, Marathi Vidnyan Parishad Biofertilizers and Biopesticides
2. 2013-14 Dr. D. T. Meshram Scientist at NRCP, Solapur. Water Conservation
Dr. A. M. Deshmukh President, Microbiologist’s Society, India Scope in Microbiology
Dr. R. D. Joshi Head, Dept Microbiology and Vice Principal, Yogeshwary College, Ambejogai Career opportunities in Microbiology and Biotechnology
Dr. P. S. Wakte Head, Dept of Microbiology, Perbhani Recent Frontiers in Industrial Microbiology
3. 2014-15 Dr. S. K. Apte Scientist, BARC, Mumbai Research Facilities for Science students at BARC

 

  1. Seminars / Conferences / Workshops organized and the source of funding
  2. State / National Seminar/ workshop/conferences -
 No. Funding Agency No. of seminars / workshop / conferences Level
1. Microbiologist’s Society, India & Self support 01- Seminar State level
  1. International – Nil
  2. Student Profile (Programme / Course wise)
Year Applications Received Selected Enrolled Pass Percentage
M F
B.Sc. I
2010-2011 26 26 03 23 76.92
2011-2012 39 39 10 29 90.91
2012-2013 40 40 08 32 83.33
2013-2014 35 35 11 24 97.14
2014-2015 30 30 01 29 88.23
B.Sc. II
2010-2011 12 12 01 11 62.5
2011-2012 13 13 00 13 61.53
2012-2013 24 24 04 20 85.00
2013-2014 23 23 08 15 90.00
2014-2015 30 30 08 22 93.10
Ph.D. Registered and Awarded
2010-2011 03 03 02 01
2012-2013 02 02 01 01
2014-2015 02 02 01 01
  1. Diversity of Students:
Name of the Course Percentage of students from the same state Percentage of students from other states Percentage of students from abroad
B.Sc. 100% Nil Nil
  1. How many students have cleared National and State Competitive Examinations

such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil Services, Defense Services, etc.

  • ASRB NET – 02
  1. Student Progression:
Student Progression Against percentage enrolled
2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
UG to PG 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Campus Selection NA NA NA NA NA
Other than campus recruitment NA NA NA NA NA
  • NA – as the department runs the course up to second year.

 

 

  1. Detail of Infrastructural Facilities
No. Infrastructure Available / Number
1. Library Available
2. Computer with internet facility Central facility
3. Class room with ICT Common
4. Laboratories Available
5. Staff room 01
  1. Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university,

government or other agencies

Type of Scholarship 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Government Scholarship
SC Scholarship 02 02 06 06 04
BC (ST+NT+OBC+VJ) 06 15 21 21 22
SBC 11 09 19 08 08
DST, Inspire fellowship 01 02 02
  • Institution provides financial assistance to needy students through SAF and TS-SAF to our department students.
  1. Details on student enrichment programmes (Special lectures / Workshops /

Seminar ) with external experts

No. Enrichment Programmes External Expert/Organizer
1. Special Lectures
  1. i) Dr. Raja Dhepe
  2. ii) Dr. Meshram

iii) Dr. A.M. Deshmukh

  1. iv) Dr. S. K.Apte
  2. v) Dr. R.D. Joshi
  3. vi) Dr. P.S. Wakte
2. Participation of students in workshop on “Communication skills and Personality Development” Microbiologist’s Society of India and Focus Consultancy, Pune.
3. Participation of students in state level seminar on “Exploring Microbial Biotechnology” Dept of Microbiology in Collaboration with Microbiologist’s Society, India.
4. Participation of Ph.D. students in different seminars. National and International conferences
  1. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning
  • Organization of seminars; Group discussions; Test series; Various competitions
  1. Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities
  • Organized awareness program regarding Biofertilizers and Biopesticide at Village Teerth.
  • Lecture delivered by Dr.M.D. Chavan in various National and International programms
  • Webinar (online lecture) on Allergy.
  • Invited talk in international conference on “Biotechnology and Bioengineering”, at Dubai.
  • Worked as Jury in technical session in international conference on “Biotechnology for better tomorrow”, at Mauritius.

 

 

  1. SWOC Analysis of the department and future plans
STRENGTHS:

  1. Recognized as research centre
  2. Naturopathy and cosmetology course run by the department
WEAKNESS:

  1. Sc. Microbiology up to second year
OPPORTUNITIES:

  1. To develop MoU with other academic and research institutes
CHALLENGES:

  1. Enhancement of research activity.
  2. Interdisciplinary collaborative activity

     FUTURE PLAN

  • Planning for Major Research Project.
  • Organization of seminars and workshops.