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Botany
  Name and address of the department   Department of Botany
     

Shri Shivaji College,

      Akot (M.S.)
     

India 444 101

  Telephone number/s:   (07258) 222647, 220348
  Date of establishment of the department:   1988    
  Built-up area of the department in sq.m.   277 sq.m.
       
  List the different programmes    
Programme Level of study Cut-off marks at entry level in % 2009-10 2010-11
B. Sc. I UG H.S.S.C pass, 35% 94 108
B. Sc. II UG B. Sc. I pass/ATKT 39  40
B. Sc. III UG B. Sc. II pass/ATKT 51              30
Number of teaching, technical and administrative staff of the department.
    Male Female Total
  Total no. of teachers (Permanent) 03 01 04
  Teachers with Ph.D. as the highest qualification 02 01 03
  Teachers with other specific eligible qualification (specify) SET/NET 01 --- 01
 

Technical staff Laboratory Assistant: 1 Shared with Deptt. Of Zoology)

--- 01 01
  Administrative staff  (Laboratory Attendant) 01 --- 01
 
Number of students in the department during the current year:
      Male Female Total
 

Students from the same state where the college is located

B. Sc. I

50

58 108

B. Sc. II

17 23 40

B. Sc. III

13 14 27
Total 80 95 175
  Grand Total   80 95 175
 
  Is there a method of assessing the students' academic standing in order to provide enrichment and/or remedial courses?
  Yes
 
Student’s academic standing is tested by
  1 Arranging seminar
  2 Class tests
  3 Home assignments
  4 Common tests
   
    Furnish the following details (in figures):
  Books in the department library:            Nil   
  Journals/periodicals subscribed by the department(Individual) 03
  Computers in the department: 01
  Research projects completed during the last three years and their total outlay Nil 
  Ongoing research projects: 02
  Teachers who have attended national/ international seminars during the last two years: 04
  Teachers who have been resource persons at workshops/seminars during the last two years: Nil 
 

Batch I

(2006-2007)

Batch II

(2007-2008)
   
UG
PG
Total
UG
PG
Total
  Admitted to the programme (entry year)
87
---
87
49
---
49
  Drop-outs
45
---
45
12
---
12
  Appeared for the final year exam
42
---
42
50
---
50
  Passed in final exam
40
---
40
37
---
37
  Passed in first class
22
---
22
13
---
13
  University ranks, if any
---
---
---
---
---
---
 
What is the sanctioned teaching staff strength and the present position?
  Sanctioned: 05
  Filled: 04
  How often were national/international seminars, workshops etc. organized at   the department?
 

Organized National level conference on “Trends in plants sciences: Today and Tomorrow” 22nd -23rd Feb. 2010. Sponsored  by U.G.C. New Delhi.

Are there any international or national links/collaborations for teaching, research or both?
Nil
(a) List the teaching staff, with their designations, qualifications, fields of specialisation, years of experience, age and sex (in the descending order of seniority):
 

Name of  the Permanent Teaching staff

Designation

Highest Qualifications.

Specialisation

Experience Years as on 30/10/2003

Age

Sex

 

Dr.Ku.M.M.Dhore

Associate Professor &Head

Ph.D. Taxonomy of Angosperms 21yrs. 43Yr Female
  Dr.S.N.Patole Assistant Professor Ph.D. Taxonomy of Angosperms 07 yrs. 41Yr Male
  Mr.R.S.Dhande Assistant Professor NET Molecular Biology 05 Yrs. 32Yr Male
  Dr.M.B.Bobade Assistant Professor Ph.D. Taxonomy of Angosperms 01 Yrs. 35Yr Male
 
(b) Experience of  the teachers
  Name of the Teacher UG PG Research
 

Dr.Ku.M.M.Dhore

21 yrs. --- 7 yrs
  Dr.S.N.Patole 07 yrs. --- 10 yrs
  Mr.R.S.Dhande 05 Yrs. --- 03 Yrs.
  Dr.M.B.Bobade 01 Yrs. --- 05 Yrs.
 
    How many from the teaching staff have received national/international recognition as fellows, awardees etc.?
  Number of teaching staff Recognition as fellows, awardees etc
  National Nil
  International Nil
  Any other Nil
 
    What percentages of the faculty are in active research (guiding research scholars, operating projects, publishing regularly, etc.)?
  Activity Percentage of the faculty
  Guiding research scholars Nil
  Operating projects 50 %
  Publishing regularly 100 %
  Any other Nil
 
    List the major thrust areas within the subject in which research activities are being pursued.
 
    Molecular biology
 
    Angiosperms
 
    Palynology
 
    Palaeo botany
 
    Pollination biology
 
    Give details of  ongoing projects funded by external agencies.
  Funding agency Amount (Rs.)

Duration (years)

Collaboration, if any
  U.G.C. New Delhi 90,000 2 Yrs. ---
  U.G.C. New Delhi 47,500 2 Yrs. ---
 
Botanical Garden:      Yes
  S/No. Name of equipment Quantity
  1 Oven 1
  2 Centrifuge 1
  3 Slide projector 1
  4 Binocular research Microscope 1
  5 Laminar airflow 1
       
  papers published in Indian Journals: 09
  Research papers published in Foreign Journals: Nil
  Research papers presented in State level conferences: Nil
  Research papers presented in National conferences: 12
  Research papers presented in Inter-national conferences: 03
  Books published:          Nil
     
 
Have any one of the teaching programmes been dropped because it lost its immediate relevance or because it was not viable?
No.
What is the average workload in terms of actual contact lectures per week per teacher?
  Work load As per UGC Norms
  Associate Professor

20 periods/week/teacher

What is the average time spent by a teacher with students and how much time is spent on committees that deal with academic matters?
  Activity Time
  Teaching 3 hrs/day
  Students counseling 1 hr/day
 

Committees Dealing with academic and administrative matters

1 hr/day
 
 

Does the department monitor overall performance of students through regular assessments?

  Yes
 

If yes, give methods and details of assessment.

 

 

Methods of assessment:
 
    Unit tests
 
    Terminal examination
 
    Seminars
 
    Group discussions
How do the teachers update themselves for discharging their teaching/research responsibilities? Give details.
 
    Attending Refresher courses
 
    Visit to the Libraries for referring recent books and journals.
 
    Attending Seminars and conferences
 
    Interaction with the eminent personalities in the respective fields by arranging guest lectures.
 
Audio visual aids like CD-Rom,Internet
 
  What is the annual budget allocation of the college to the department?
  Nil
 

The department submits the list of the requirements to the office.

 

The requirements are fulfilled on the basis of priority.

  How much of research funding has been generated by the teachers from other agencies?
  Nil
  Do the teachers offer consultancy services and earn revenue for the college/department?
  No
  If yes, how much has been earned during the last two years?
  Not applicable.
 
 
Furnish the following details:
 
Particulars
UG
PG
Research
  Ratio of applications to available seats
1:1
---
---
  Success rate (examination results)
85%
---
---
  Progression to higher education rate
30%
---
---
 

Employment rate

Data not available
---
---
  Ratio of part-time/contributory teachers to full-time teachers
---
---
---
  Ratio of academic staff to administrative staff
4:1
---
---
 

Ratio of students to teachers
(Note:The ratio is calculated on the basis of no. of sanctioned posts.The contributory teachers are appointed for the vacant posts.)

44:1
---
---
 
    Furnish the following data :
  Ratio of students to teachers 44:1
  Number of research papers published 09
 
    Has the department received any special support for teaching or research?
  Yes            No    
 
    1. To organize the conference:
  Rs. 1, 00000 UGC
 

Organized a National level conference on ‘Trends in Plant Sciences :Today and Tomorrow 22nd-23rd Feb.2010.

 

2. Minor Research Project: ongoing -2

   
  Has the department been participating in COSIP/ COHSSIP/ COSIST?
  No
 
Any other information which highlights the unique achievements of the department:

1. The following students got rank in University Examinations Amravati University, Amravati.

S.N. Name of the student Order of Merit Year Sex
1 Mr. T. R. Kale 2nd Merit Mar. 1992 Male
2 Ku. V. B. Mohod 7th Mar. 1994 Female
3 Ku. T. R. Nichal 4th Mar. 1996 Female
4 Ku. Rashmi Nagmate 1st Mar.1999 Female
5 Mr. N. S. Chandan 5th Mar.1999 Male
6 Mr. S. A. Mankar 8th Mar.1999 Male
7 Ku. A. S. Mahalle 1st Mar.2000 Female
8 Ku.N.J.Kotak 7th Mar. 2005 Female
9 Ku.A.A.Sogasane 10th Mar. 2007 Female
 
2. Mr.R.S.Dhande received “Special Academic Award 2010” sponsored by “AMBAA”   Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati.
 
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