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SHANKARLAL KHANDELWAL COLLEGE
Godbole Plots, Dabki Road, Akola. 444002.
Affiliated to Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University.
(Accredited by NAAC Grade B with CGPA 2.95)
 
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Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry (Establishment : 1999)

Introduction
The department of chemistry of the college is imparting quality education in the field of chemistry. Department has B.Sc. and M.Sc. The department has 03 full time faculty and  03 CHB teachers.
The laboratory is well equipped by latest instruments .The department involves the students in various research activities and research projects completed by the students have been presented in conferences, seminar in the form of research papers. The department organized university level intercollegiate chemistry quiz contest for B. Sc. I and guest lecture on basic research methodologies for M.Sc. Two minor research projects have been completed and one is ongoing.

The Self-evaluation of every department may be provided separately in about 3-4 pages, avoiding the repetition of the data.

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    Name of the department: Chemistry
2
    Year of Establishment: 1999
3
    Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.) UG- B. Sc.
4
    Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units  involved: Nil
5
    Annual/ semester/choice based credit system (programme wise) -Semester
6
    Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments-NIL
7
    Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions, etc.  Nil
8
    Details of courses/programmes  discontinued (if any) with reasons : Nil
9
    Number of Teaching posts
       

 

sanctioned

Filled

Professors

--

--

Associate Professors

--

--

Asst. Professors

3

3

10
    Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization, (D.Sc./D.Litt. /Ph.D. / M. Phil. etc.,)
 

Name

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of Experience

No. of Ph.D. Students guided for the last 4 years

Dr. P. S. Pande

M. Sc., NET (JRF), SET, GATE, Ph. D.

Head and Assistant Professor

Chemistry

09

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Dr. M. O. Malpani

M. Sc., B.Ed., C.Y.Ed.,   Ph. D.

Assistant Professor

Chemistry

07

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Mr. V. D. Mane

M. Sc., NET, SET, GATE, M. Phil.

Assistant Professor

Chemistry

07

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11
    List of senior visiting faculty-  Nil
12
    Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled(programme wise) by temporary faculty---Nil
13
    Student -Teacher Ratio (programme wise); Chemistry subject—1:45
14
    Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff; sanctioned and filled---1
15 Qualifications of teaching faculty with DSc/ D.Litt/ Ph.D/ MPhil/PG.

Two teachers having Ph.D.

16
    Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) International funding   agencies and grants received.  One faculty with ongoing Major Research Project from UGC.--Rs.12,03,000
17
    Departmental projects funded by  DST-FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. and total grants received – Total four projects, (one ongoing, three completed) from UGC.—Rs 11,54,800 
18
    Research Centre /facility  recognized by the University— NA
19 Publications:

a)  Publication per faculty :Dr. P. S. Pande-- 20
                                            Dr. M. O. Malpani –25

                                            Mr. V. D. Mane -- 10

  • Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national / international) by faculty and students : 23
  • Number of publications listed in International Database (For Eg: Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database -  International Social Sciences Directory, EBSCO host, etc.) : 11
  • Monographs-- Nil
  • Chapter in Books- 02
  • Books Edited  -- Nil
  • Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of publishers-- Nil
  • Citation Index
  • SNIP
  • SJR
  • Impact factor: 07 (Total) 
  • h-index;
20
    Areas of consultancy and income generated -- Nil
21 Faculty as members in --Nil

       a) National committees b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards….

22 Student projects

a)  Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter departmental/programme: M.Sc. II year students are given research projects. (2013-14—11 out of 11=100 %)
b) Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e.in Research laboratories/Industry/other agencies - Nil

23
    Awards/ Recognitions received by faculty and students- - Nil
24 List of eminent academicians and scientists/ visitors to the department

Dr. Vilas Sapkal, then VC, RTM Nagpur University,
Dr. Mohan Khedkar, VC, SGB Amravati University,
Prof Deepti Deobagkar,Dept of Zoology University of Pune,
Prof  H. F. Daginawala, CIIMS, Nagpur,
Prof. A. M. Deshmukh, Dr. BAM University, Aurangabad,
Dr, B. T. Raut,( Retd), Dr. PDKV, Akola
Diliprao Deshmukh, Vice chairman, Maharashtra organing farming federation.

25 Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized & the source of funding

a)National  --One, funded by UGC
b)International

26
    Student profile programme/course wise:
 

Name of the Course/programme
(refer question no. 4)

Applications received

Selected

Enrolled
*M      *F

Pass percentage

 

 

 

 

 

*M=Male F=Female
27
    Diversity of Students
 

Name of the Course

 

% of students from the same state

% of students from other States

% of students from abroad

 

 

 

 

28
    How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil services, Defense services, etc. : Nil
29
    Student progression
 

Student progression

Against %  enrolled

UG to PG

90%

PG to M.Phil.

--

PG to Ph.D. 

--

Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral 

--

               Employed

  • Campus selection
  • Other than campus recruitment

 

5%

Entrepreneurship/Self-employment

5%

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  1. Details of  Infrastructural facilities

a) Library:  YES, 50 Books
b) Internet facilities for Staff & Students : YES, 1 PC for Student, 3  Laptop for staff,
Broad band connection with Wi-Fi facility.
c) Class rooms with ICT facility: No
d) Laboratories—YES, Internet with LCD projecter.

31
    Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university, government or other agencies -?
32 Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops / seminar) with external experts Three Workshops---

1) University level Quiz Competition in Chemistry
2) State level workshop on “Research methodology in Science” on 26/2/2011  under UGC 11th Plan.
3) State level Conference in Chemistry under UGC 11th Plan.

33
    Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning:    Use of ICT including PPT and internet, Interactive sessions, Group Discussions, Assignments,  Projects, Study tours and visits, seminar and poster competitions , Model making.
34 Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities:

AIDS awareness programs, Plastic pollution awareness.

35 SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans:--

Strengths—Good Infrastructural Facility with well equipped laboratory, Qualified Staff, UGC funded Projects, Good community orientation of Staff with social and research vision.
Weakness--- Low percentage of fast learners, High drop-out, Low results
 Opportunities--- Scope for research in Chemistry which can lead to publications with significant impact factor and commercially important output, Good scope for extension activity related with subject.
Challenges--- To decrease drop out and increase results, To develop consultancy, to enhance the quality of research  considering the laborious work of semester pattern.

 

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