DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

  1. Name of the Department : Physics
  2. Year of Establishment : 1962
  3. Names of Programmes offered : B.Sc. I & B.Sc. II
  4. Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the : Nil

departments/ units involved

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

System (programme wise)                              B.Sc. II (C.G.P.A. Pattern)

  1. Participation of the department in the courses : B.Sc. Biotech

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
Assistant 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. S. G. Holikatti M.Sc., Ph.D., B.Ed., Head

 

Applied Electronics 28 Years -
Prof. V. L. Khandave M.Sc. Associate Professor Electronics 27 Years -
  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) : 75:1
  2. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff sanctioned

and filled

Support Staff and Administrative staff Sanctioned Filled
Lab Assistant 01 01
Lab Attendant 03 03
  1. Qualifications of teaching faculty with D.Sc., / D.Litt., / Ph.D., / M. Phil., / PG
Name of Staff Qualification
  1. Dr. S. G. Holikatti
M.Sc., Ph.D., B.Ed.
  1. Mr. V. L. Khandave
M.Sc.
  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: Nil

  1. Research Centre facility recognized by the University: No
  2. Publications with ISSN Number-

Research Paper Published

No. Name of the Staff Number of papers published
National International
1. Dr. S. G. Holikatti 01

Number of books published and edited:

No. Name of the staff Edited Books Authored Books
1. Dr. S. G. Holikatti 08

Seminar Proceedings published in books with ISBN No.: Nil

  1. Areas of consultancy and income generated: Nil
  2. Faculty as members in:
  3. a) National Committees
  • S. G. Holikatti – Life Member of Indian Association of Physics Teachers, Mumbai; Life Member of Indian Science Congress.
  • V. L. Khandave – Life Member of Indian Association of Physics Teachers, Mumbai.
  1. b) International Committees – Nil
  2. c) Editorial Boards – Nil
  3. d) Membership in Academic bodies – Board of Studies:
No. Name University Position Year
1. Dr. S. G. Holikatti Member, Syllabus subcommittee B.Sc. II – SUS 2013 -14
2 Mr. V. L. Khandave Member, Syllabus subcommittee B.Sc. II – SUS 2014-15
  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: Nil
    4. List of eminent academicians / visitors to the department who delivered special

Lectures: Nil

  1. Seminars / Conferences / Workshops organized and the source of funding
  1. National – Nil
  2. International – Nil
  3. Student Profile (Programme / Course wise)
Year Applications Received Selected Enrolled Pass Percentage
M F
B.Sc. I
2010-2011 84 84 37 47 55.55
2011-2012 97 97 44 53 61.39
2012-2013 110 110 35 75 76.99
2013-2014 98 98 42 56 85.00
2014-2015 83 83 24 59 88.00
B.Sc. II
2010-2011 42 42 15 27 82.22
2011-2012 46 46 13 33 91.66
2012-2013 69 69 29 40 96.92
2013-2014 70 70 19 51 93.22
2014-2015 62 62 20 42 91.16
  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.: Nil

  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 02
  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 09 05 09 05 05
BC (ST+NT+OBC+VJ) 35 43 63 61 50
SBC 25 27 30 34 25

Institution provides financial assistance to needy students through SAF and TS-SAF.

  1. Details on student enrichment programmes (Special lectures / Workshops /

Seminar) with external experts: Nil

  1. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning
  • Use of Information Technology, Demonstration
  1. Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities
  • Worked as resource person.
  • Participated in Blood donation camps organized in the college
  • Participated in Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan
  1. SWOC Analysis of the department and future plans
STRENGTHS:

  • Well equipped laboratory
  • Good academic results
WEAKNESS:

  • Sc. Physics up to second year
OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Research in thin film solar cell
  • Initiation of career oriented courses
CHALLENGES:

  • Enhancement of research facility.

FUTURE PLAN

  • Implementation of Research projects
  • Guest lecturers of eminent persons
  • Organization of workshop/seminars
  • To establish research centre