DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

  1. Name of the Department : Political Science
  2. Year of Establishment : 1962
  3. Names of Programmes offered : B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
  4. Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the : Public Administration

departments/ units involved                           (as a subject)

  1. Annual / Semester / Choice Based Credit : B.A. I – CGPA

System (programme wise)                              B.A. II – CGPA

B.A. III – Semester

  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
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.N. Salawade M.A., SET, Ph.D. Head, Asso. Professor Political Science 18 years
Mr. S.J. Neela M.A., SET, Asst. Professor Political Science 16 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) : 130: 1 (Approx)
  2. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff sanctioned

and filled: Nil

  1. Qualifications of teaching faculty with D.Sc., / D.Litt., / Ph.D., / M. Phil., / PG
Name of Staff Qualification
  1. Dr. S. N. Salawade
M.A., SET, Ph.D.
  1. Mr. S. J. Neela
M.A., SET,
  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 02 Minor Rs. 1,85,000/- 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. S.N.Salawade 05 05
2. Mr. S. J. Neela 07 07

Number of books published and edited:

No. Name of the staff Edited Books Authored Books
1. Dr. S. N. Salawade 03
2. Mr. S.J.Neela 01

Seminar Proceedings published in books with ISBN No.

No. Name of the Staff Papers Published in the edited books with ISBN Number
1. Dr. S.N. Salawade 09
2. Mr. S. J. Neela 01
  1. Areas of consultancy and income generated: Nil
  2. Faculty as members in:
  3. a) National Committees – Nil
  4. b) International Committees – Nil
  5. c) Editorial Boards – Nil
  6. d) Membership in Academic bodies – Board of Studies
No. Name University Position Year
1. Dr. S. N. Salawade Chairman- Board of Studies

Member, DRC

Member, LIC – Research Centre

Member, Placement Cell

2012-till date

2012-till date

2012-till date

2011-till date

2 Mr. S. J. Neela Member, Syllabus Subcommittee 2012-13
  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:
  • S J. Neela – ‘Ideal Teacher Award’ from Siddha Sanga Pratisthan 2013, Solapur; ‘Ideal Reader Award’ from WCAS 2012.
  1. List of eminent academicians / visitors to the department who delivered special

Lectures: Nil

  1. Seminars / Conferences / Workshops organized and the source of funding
  2. National – Nil
  3. International – Nil

 

 

  1. Student Profile (Programme / Course wise)
Year Applications Received Selected Enrolled Pass Percentage
M F
B.A. I
2010-2011 169 169 115 54 77.18
2011-2012 176 176 114 62 94.00
2012-2013 179 179 114 65 84.75
2013-2014 157 157 93 64 82.78
2014-2015 156 156 82 74 87.94
B.A. II
2010-2011 70 70 52 18 92.18
2011-2012 53 53 42 11 92.54
2012-2013 53 53 34 19 90.90
2013-2014 67 67 43 24 84.55
2014-2015 57 57 27 30 92.44
B.A. III
2010-2011 33 33 23 10 74.28
2011-2012 44 44 36 08 61.90
2012-2013 40 40 33 07 81.08
2013-2014 35 35 23 12 71.87
2014-2015 39 39 27 12 84.21
  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.A. 100% Nil Nil
  1. How many students have cleared National and State Competitive Examinations

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

  • NET – 03; SET – 03; Civil services – 02
  1. Student Progression:
Student Progression Against percentage enrolled
2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
 UG to PG 74.29% 59.09% 81.08% 71.88% 84.21%
Campus Selection
Other than campus recruitment
  1. Detail of Infrastructural Facilities
No. Infrastructure Available / Number
1. Library Common
2. Computer with internet facility Central facility
3. Class room with ICT Common
4. Laboratories NA
  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 71 53 53 60 57
BC (ST+NT+OBC+VJ) 102 127 109 89 89
SBC 42 32 17 40 36
  • 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

No. Enrichment Programmes External Expert
1. Field Visit to Local self-Government Mrs. S. G. Attar, Sarpanch

Mr. Mallinath Dudhani, Gramsevak

A/P, Hattur, South Solapur.

  1. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning
  • Lecture; Seminar; Question Answer Method; Internal Assignment.
  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:

  • Higher Rate of Enrollment
  • Dynamic student population
WEAKNESS:

  • Interference of multilingual regional language.
OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Field Work
  • Projects
  • Use of Modern Technology
CHALLENGES:

  • Teaching political in English medium.
  • To promote students involvement in nation building

FUTURE PLAN

(1) To Make Advanced Study Centre

(2) To improve use of Audio-Visual tools

(3) To conduct national level conferences.