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Department of Physics
  Name and address of the department : Department of Physics
     

Shri Shivaji College,

     

Akot (M.S.)`

      India 444 101
  Telephone number/s: : (07258) 222647,
  Date of establishment of the department : 1980
  Built-up area of the department in sq. m. : 188 sq. m
 
(The classes are conducted in main building. The department wise allotment is made. For the subjects with laboratory classes, the area of the laboratories is mentioned.)
 
List the different programmes (Level of Study = Certificate/ Diploma/ UG/PG Diploma/PG/ M.Phil. / Ph.D./Post Doctoral etc.) offered by the department together with the details required below
 
Programme

Level of Study

Cut-off marks at entry level in %
Students Strength
2009-10
2010-11
B. Sc. I
UG
H.S.S.C pass, 35%
43
74
B. Sc. II
UG
B. Sc. I pass / ATKT
15
28
B. Sc. III
UG
B. Sc. II pass / ATKT
19
13
    Total 77 115
 
Notes: A.T.K.T. means those who have passed in ½ of total subject.
Number of teaching, technical and administrative staff of the department.
    Male Female Total
  Total no. of permanent teachers 02 --- 02
  Teachers with Ph.D. as the highest qualification 02 --- 02
  Teachers with M.Phil. as the highest qualification 01 --- 01
  Teachers with other specific eligible qualification (specify) SET/NET 01 --- 01
  Teachers with PG as the highest qualification --- --- ---
 

Technical Laboratory Assistant: Shared with Zoology department

01 --- 01
  Administrative staff  (Lab. Attendant) 01 --- 01
  Total no of contributory teachers 01 01 02
  Teachers with Ph.D. as the highest qualification --- --- ---
  Teachers with M.Phil. as the highest qualification --- --- ---
  Teachers with other specific eligible qualification (specify) SET/NET --- --- ---
  Teachers with PG as the highest qualification 01 01 02
 
Does the department have academic, administrative and financial autonomy?
No
  S/No. Matter Yes/No
  1 Academic matters No
  2 Administration No
  3 Finance No
 
If yes, what extent?  Not applicable.
    Number of students in the department during the current year  (2010-2011)
    Male Female Total

Students from the same state where the college is located

B. Sc. I

37 37 74

B. Sc. II

13 15 28

B. Sc. III

07 06 13
Total      
Students from other states of India --- --- --- ---
NRI students --- --- --- ---
Other overseas students --- --- --- ---
Grand Total   57 58 115
 
Is there a method of assessing the students' academic standing in order to provide enrichment and/or remedial courses?
Yes
We assess the students by arranging seminars on the theoretical topics. They are also assessed through unit test examinations. Student’s academic standing is tested by
  Arranging seminar
  Class tests
  Home assignments
  Common tests
Furnish the following details (in figures)
Books in the department library: Nil
Journals/periodicals subscribed by the department: (Individually) 02
Computers in the department: 01
Research projects completed during the last three years and their total outlay: 01
Ongoing research projects: 01
Minor research project: V.B.Bhatkar: Rs. 40,000/-
Teachers who have attended national / international seminars during the last two years:  
 
  National                  03
  International 02
Teachers who have been resource persons at workshops/seminars during the last two years Nil
 
Mention the following details of the last two batches of students
   

Batch I (2006-2007)

Batch II (2007-2008)

  UG PG Total UG PG Total
Admitted to the programme (entry year) 58 --- 58 37 --- 37
Drop-outs 33 --- 33 20 --- 20
Appeared for the final year exam 25 --- 25 17 --- 17
Passed in the final exam 24 --- 24 09 --- 09
Passed in first class 07 --- 07 03 --- 03
University ranks, if any --- --- --- --- --- ---
 
What is the sanctioned teaching staff strength and the present position?
Sanctioned: 04
Filled:   02
Permission to fill in two vacant post is sought.

Temporarily the work is assigned to contributory teachers

How often were national/international seminars, workshops etc. organized at the department?
Nil
 
Are there any international or national links/collaborations for teaching, research or both?
1
    Deptt. of Physics, Amravati University, Amravati
2
    Deptt. of Physics, Nagpur University, Nagpur
3
    Deptt. of Mettallargy and Materials Science, IIT Pawai, Mumbai
 
(a) List the teaching staff, with their designations, qualifications, fields of specialization, years of experience, age and sex (in the descending order of seniority)

Name of the Permanent Teaching staff

Designation

High.
Qual.

Specialization

Experi-rnce    years as on 30/09/2010

Age

Sex

V. B. Bhatkar

Lecturer (Selection Grade)

M. Phil.

Theoretical
Solid State Physics & Electronics

29 yrs. 51 Male
D. S. Thakare

Lecturer (Selection Grade)

M. Sc.

Theoretical and Solid State Physics

26 yrs. 49 Male
 
(b) Experience of  the teachers
Name of the Teacher UG PG Research
V.B. Bhatkar 29 yrs. --- 10 yrs
D. S.Thakare 26 yrs. --- 10 yrs
 

Name of the
Contributory staff 2010-2011

 

Designation

Highest.
Qual.

Specialization

Experience Years as on 30/10/2010

Age

Sex

Mr. A.U. Pande CHB M. Sc.

Electronics

2 yrs. 34 Male
Ku. V.R.Sagane CHB M. Sc.

Electronics

--- 28 Female
             
 
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 percentage of the faculty is in active research (guiding research scholars, operating projects, publishing regularly, etc.)?
 
Activity Percentage of the faculty
Guiding research scholars Nil
Operating projects 66%
Publishing regularly 100 %
Any other (Books) Nil
 
  List the major thrust areas within the subject in which research activities are being pursued.
  Ferroelectrics 
  Luminescence
  Material science
 
Give details of ongoing projects funded by external agencies.
Funding agency Amount (Rs.)

Duration (years)

Collaboration, if any
U.G.C. New Delhi 40,000 2 Years Deptt. of Physics, Amravati University, Amravati
 
 
What are the basic and advanced facilities (like botanical garden, field  laboratories, animal house, computing facilities, major equipments like NMR etc.) acquired over the years?
  S/No. Name of equipment Quantity
  1 Slide projector 01
  2 Overhead projector 02
  3 Film Projector 01
  4 CRO 03
 
What is the total number of publications (provide a list) of the department in the last five years?
Research papers published in Indian Journals: 01
Research papers published in Foreign Journals: 04
Research papers presented in State level conferences 10
Research papers presented in National conferences: 10
Research papers presented in Inter-national conference: 02
Books published. 01
 
List of publications by the Department
Have any one of the teaching programmers been dropped because it lost its immediate relevance or because it was not viable?
Nil
 
What is the average workload in terms of actual contact lectures per week per teacher?
Work load As per UGC Norms
Lecturer 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  
Teaching 3 hrs/day
Committees Dealing with academic matters 2 hrs/day
Students Counseling 1 hrs/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
Science quiz
Assignments
 
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 State level, University level National / Inter-national conferences / Workshop
Interaction with the eminent personalities in the respective fields by arranging guest lecturers.
What is the annual budget allocation of the college to the department?
Nil.
The department submits the list of the requirement 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?
Rs. 1,18,000

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) 76.67% --- ---
Progression to higher education rate 25% --- ---
Employment rate Data is not available --- ---
Ratio of part-time/contributory teachers to full-time teachers 2:5 --- ---
Ratio of academic staff to administrative staff 5:1 --- ---

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 04
 
    Has the department received any special support for teaching or research?
    Yes               No
 
To organize the conference  
Minor Research Project 01
 
Has the department been participating in COSIP / COHSSIP / COSIST ?
No
Any other information which highlights the unique achievements of the department:
Following Students have Obtained Gold medal (Chemistry) of Amravati University,
 
Amravati in B. Sc. Examn.
1 Ku. T. R. Nichal    Summer 1996.
2 Mr. A. S. Kate Summer 1998.
3 Ku. Rashmi Nagamote Summer 1999.
4 Ku. A. S. Mahalle Summer 2000.
 
 
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