DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY

 

  1. Name of the Department : Geology
  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 (C.G.P.A)

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

  1. Participation of the department in the courses : COC –Soil and water analysis with

offered by other departments                                    Dept. of Chemistry

  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
Assistant professor 02 02
  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. P. D. Mali M.Sc.

Ph.D.

Head, Assistant Professor Sedimentary Petrology, Hydrology 09 years
Dr. S. B. Joshi M.Sc. M.Phil.

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Geomorphology, Tectonics 24 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) : 50:1
  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 01 01
  1. Qualifications of teaching faculty with D.Sc., / D.Litt., / Ph.D., / M. Phil., / PG
Name of Staff Qualification
  1. Dr. P. D. Mali
M.Sc. Ph.D.
  1. Dr. S. B. Joshi
M.Sc. M.Phil. Ph.D.
  1. Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) International

funding agencies and grants received: Nil

 

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

received and status

Funding Agency No. of Projects Total Grant Received Status
UGC 01 Minor Rs. 95,000/- Completed
  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.P.D.Mali 01
2. Dr.S.B.Joshi 02

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. S. B. Joshi 01
  1. Areas of consultancy and income generated
No. Area of consultancy Income generated (Rs.)
2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
1. Hydrology

(Ground water consultancy)

1,00,200/- 1,54,200/- 1,42,500/- 82,250/- 88,550/-
  1. Faculty as members in:
  2. a) National Committees – Nil
  3. b) International Committees – Nil
  4. c) Editorial Boards – Nil
  5. d) Membership in Academic bodies – Board of Studies:
No. Name University Position Year
1. Dr. P.D. Mali Member, BOS  and RR committee, SUS 2012 – till date
2 Dr. S. B.  Joshi Member, BOS of  Maharashtra State Board Curriculum 2014 – 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: Nil
    4. List of eminent academicians / visitors to the department who delivered special

lectures

No. Year Name of the resource person Designation and Institution Topic
1 2011-12 Dr.R.R.Patil Director,

Earth Science

Importance of Geology
2. 2012-13 Dr. A. B. Narayanpetkar Professor, Solapur University, Solapur. Ground Water Exploration Modern Techniques.
Dr. S. K. Vadagbalkar I/C, Principal, Dayanand College,Solapur Relation between ground water & Basalt.
Dr. B. S. Patil Associate Professor, Dayanand College GW Survey & recharging techniques.

 

 

Dr. P. Prabhakar Director, Earth Science Geology – Prospects & Future.
3. 2013-14 Dr. A.N. Deshpande Head, Soil Science MPKV University, Rahuri. Importance of soil and water analysis.
  1. Seminars / Conferences / Workshops organized and the source of funding
  1. State / National Seminar/ workshop/conferences -
No. Funding Agency No. of seminars / workshop / conferences Level
1. Self 01 State
  1. International – Nil
  2. Student Profile (Programme / Course wise)
Year Applications Received Selected Enrolled Pass Percentage
M F
B.Sc. I (Geology)
2010-2011 69 69 25 44 49.27
2011-2012 73 73 31 42 42.03
2012-2013 81 81 35 46 66.66
2013-2014 71 71 33 38 88.46
2014-2015 67 67 27 40 90.16
B.Sc. II (Geology)
2010-2011 21 21 11 10 46.43
2011-2012 26 26 11 15 25.00
2012-2013 24 24 11 13 54.43
2013-2014 32 32 12 20 86.95
2014-2015 38 38 12 26 88.57
  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 25% 25% 25% 25% 25%
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 09 07 07 07 08
BC (ST+NT+OBC+VJ) 28 31 38 29 34
SBC 17 21 19 18 19
  • 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. Special Lectures delivered Dr. R. R. Patil, Director, Earth Science, SUS.

Dr. A. B. Narayanpetkar

Dr. S. K. Vadagbalkar

Dr. B. S. Patil

  1. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning
  • Video films; PPT; Digital notes; Printed notes; Geological models; Field Excursion; Use of Charts
  1. Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities
  • P. D. Mali completed & executed a Project on vermicompost & Rain water harvesting in college Campus.
  • P. D. Mali delivered series of lectures on importance of Ground Water & its Management to NSS students at various colleges.
  • Participated in Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan
  1. SWOC Analysis of the department and future plans
STRENGTHS:

  1. Actively engaged in consultancy work along with students.
WEAKNESS:

  1. Sc. Geology up to second year
OPPORTUNITIES:

  1. Opportunities in creating awareness related with natural disasters e.g. drought, earthquakes, floods etc. to society.
  2. Consultancy in ground water survey.
CHALLENGES:

  1. Management of rain water harvesting.

FUTURE PLAN

  • To conduct Taluka wise programmes for farmers to aware them about surface & ground water utilization & management
  • Prepare the students for geologist’s examination at MPSC & UPSC level
  • To start COC in Gemology, ground water exploration.