Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Departments - Shivaji University, Kolhapur

List of Departments
  • Department of Zoology

    Department of Zoology

    The Department of Zoology as a post-graduate department came into existence in the month of July 1964. We run classes for M.Sc. and M.Phil. The intake capacity of the students per year is 40. Syllabus of M.Sc. the course is strictly based on UGC guidelines.

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  • Department of Statistics

    Department of Statistics

    The Department was established in June 1982 and has an independent building. The built up area about 6000 sq. m. with three class rooms, two laboratories and seven independent cabins and Office. Research Areas : Statistical Modeling and Analysis. Statistical Inference. Statistical Process Control Regression Analysis Design of Experiments Reliability Theory Contact Person : Head, Department of Statistics, Email: [email protected]

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  • Department of Sociology

    Department of Sociology

    The Department of Sociology has been established in November 1970. Vision and Mission of the Department: Advancement and dissemination of sociological knowledge for upholding values such as democracy, equality, social justice and inclusiveness required for just and humane society. Research Areas :

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  • Department of Political Science

    Department of Political Science

    Department of Political Science was established in Shivaji University in Oct. 1970 and since that period of time the department has made considerable progress both in teaching and research. At present the department has approved strength of two professors, one reader and three lecturers. Subject Specializations : Following are subject specialisations in the Department. Political Theory Modern Indian Political Thought Government and Politics of India Public Administration Comparative Politics & Government International Politics & Foreign Policy

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  • Department of Physics

    Department of Physics

    The Department of Physics was established in 1964 with spectroscopy and electronics specializations for M.Sc. (Physics) course and with an intake capacity of only 10 students. The number of specializations grew subsequently to the present six and the student intake to 70. The department has always placed equal emphasis both on teaching and research. The number of Ph.D. students produced in the department is approaching 200.

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  • Department of Music & Dramatics

    Department of Music & Dramatics

    Timeline => 20th July 1984 - The department was formally inaugurated at the hands of great master late Pt. Mallikarjun Mansoor. => June 1986 - Padmashree P. L. Deshpande inaugurated the Certificate and Diploma Course in Dramatics and Post Graduation in Vocal Music. => June 1991 - The well known Tabla Masterao Allarakhhasaheb inaugurated the Instrumental Music Wing which includes Diploma Courses in Sitar, Tabla, Harmonium. => June 1993 - Department started => Post Graduation Courses in Instrumental Music i.e. Sitar, Tabla and Harmonium => Certificate Course in Sugam Sangeet

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  • Department of Micro-Biology

    Department of Micro-Biology

    The Department of Microbiology established in 2005. The various courses offered in the department are M. Sc., M. Phil., and Ph.D. in microbiology. This subject has been started to make microbiology as an interdisciplinary subject in the sense that a microbiologist must be one who also has knowledge of biochemistry, biostatistics and bioinformatics, so that when the students think of making a career in their chosen field, they must have the basics of these prime subjects to become a competent microbiologist. That is why this course has been labeled as a M. Sc.

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  • Department of Mathematics

    Department of Mathematics

    Established in the year 1964 Major Research activities in the field of : Analysis, Distribution Theory and Transform Analysis Lattice Theory Relativity and Riemannian Geometry Fuzzy Mathematics Applied Mathematics Theory of Computation: Automata, Languages and Grammars

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  • Department of Marathi

    Department of Marathi

    Shivaji University Started in 1965 and the Marathi Department was established in 3rd March 1979 with one Professor, One Reader and Two Lecturers. Dr. G.M. Powar was the first Professor and Head of the Dept.. He Specialized in Sociology of Marathi Literature and Modern Marathi Literature. Dr. L.R. Nasirabadkar accepted the Headship of the department in 1992 and Continued to there up to 1995. Prof. Dr. Vishwanath Shinde was Head of Department from 1st Sept. 1995 to 2001. Now Prof. Dr. Ravindra Thakur is Head of the Department from 13th Sept. 2001.

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  • Department of Library & Information Science

    Department of Library & Information Science

    Academic Programmes offered: Bachelor of Library & Inf. Science (One year Regular Course) Master of Library and Information Science (One years regular Course) Contact : Head of Department E-Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Adult and Continuing Education

    Department of Adult and Continuing Education

    Right since the inception of the Deptt., we have been conducting activities in extension in education in the area of four districts i.e. Sangli, Satara, Solapur & Kolhapur through the affiliated colleges in the four Districts. Focus of these activities is on - To prepare beneficiaries with functional approach. To create conducive atmosphere for awareness generation and

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  • Department of Law

    Department of Law

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  • Department of Journalism & Communication

    Department of Journalism & Communication

    In Maharashtra, out of 7 Universities, four Universities are running the Department of Journalism and Communication. Among them, Department of Journalism and Communication Science from Shivaji University is one of the well known department. The Department was established in 1968 and initially conducted certificate course. The department has started one year B.J.C. course in 1988 and one year course in 1994. The intake capacity of the students for B.J.C. and M.J.C. is 30 and 15 respectively.

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  • Department of Industrial Chemistry

    Department of Industrial Chemistry

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  • Department of History

    Department of History

    One of the important objectives of establishing Shivaji University is to promote the studies in history, society and culture of Maharashtra. Eminent historians like Dr. Balkrishna, who had initially conceived the idea of a University in Kolhapur and Dr. Appasaheb Pawar, the first Vice-Chancellor of the University had made some purposeful efforts in this direction earlier.

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  • Department of Hindi

    Department of Hindi

    Department of Hindi was establishment in the year 1993 Research Areas : Hindi Upanyas Sahitya Hindi Anuwad Adhunik Hindi Katha Sahitya Contact Person : Head, Department of Hindi, Email: [email protected]

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  • Department of Geography

    Department of Geography

    The post graduate department of Geography started functioning in the historic City of Kolhapur from August 22, 1968. At the initial stage the department was established at the behest of the founder Vice – Chancellor Dr. Appasaheb Pawar with one Reader, two lecturers and two demonstrators. Being a part of science faculty the department trains students for the Master Degree both in the Arts and the Science streams. Out of 13 teaching posts there are at present one Professor and Six lecturers including one temporary in the department. Research Areas :

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  • Department of Foreign Language

    Department of Foreign Language

    The Department of Russian (Now Dept. of Foreign Languages) was established in August, 1970. The Department has a well equipped air conditioned language laboratory (25 setter), latest Audio-visual equipments. The Department also maintains a good library, consisting of more than three thousand books in Russian/German/Japanese. These Text-books, Dictionaries and literature has been received ex-gratis from the erstwhile USSR Government and Germany. Research Areas : Teaching of Foreign Languages like Russian, German, French, Japanese Translating Russian and Soviet Literature into Marathi

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  • Department of Food Science & Technology

    Department of Food Science & Technology

    The Department of Food Science and Technology was established in June 2007 in the university as self supporting department. Its primary objective was to produce competent food scientists and technologists who can take leading roles in improving the socio-economic status of regional people. The department is also intended to provide technical support to farmers and entrepreneurs to establish small scale industries. Food Science and Technology is a multidisciplinary course which has subjects on processing, preservation, chemistry, quality, safety & marketing aspects of food and food products.

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  • Department of Environmental Science

    Department of Environmental Science

    The Department of Environmental Science is established in 1986 in Shivaji University with Ph.D. in Environmental Science. Consecutively the Department started M.Sc. course in 1989. Today the Department hosts five courses as M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., PG Diploma in Environmental Protection and Management and PG Diploma in Industrial Safety, Health and Environment. Research Areas : Environmental Monitoring Environmental Impact Assessment Wetlands Biodiversity conservation Environmental Toxicology Environmental Biotechnology Coastal Environment

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  • Department of English

    Department of English

    stablished in 1965, the Department of English provides specialized knowledge and training in British Literature, New Literatures in English, Linguistics, ELT, Comparative Literature and Communicative Competence. It also seeks to develop, through teaching of Language and Literature, sensitivity to human and social values. Research Areas : British Literature American Literature Indian Literature in English European Literature Indian English Applied Linguistics New Literatures in English

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  • Department of Electronics

    Department of Electronics

    The department was established in August 1998. The department currently offers M.Sc., M.Phil, and Ph.D. in Electronics. At present, there are 02 professors, 03 readers and 02 lecturers.

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  • Department of Education

    Department of Education

    The department of Education was established on 7th of November 1979 and the building in which it is housed is named after the renowned educationist Padmabhushan Dr J P Naik. The Department has one Professor and seven lecturers. The department has always updated itself and changed the thrust areas of teaching and research over the years in keeping with the UGC, NCTE guidelines at the M Ed, M Phil, and Ph D levels. It has started need based courses of P G Diplomas.

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  • Department of Economics

    Department of Economics

    The Department of Economics was instituted on 31-12-1966. The Department went full swing after the grant of the Special Assistance Programme of the UGC under Departmental Research Support in March, 1995. The Department has conducted regular UGC sponsored 17 Refresher Courses and trained more than 700 teachers. The Department also conducts Summer Institute in Quantitative Techniques. Computer Applications and Environment Economics are the new papers introduced at Post-graduate level.

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  • Department of Computer Science

    Department of Computer Science

    Department of Computer Science was established in 1989.It is one of the Prominent and rapidly developing Department of the Shivaji University. Meritorious students from all parts of the country seek admission through a competitive entrance examination. The Department has adapted flexibility to keep the syllabus up-to-date as per the need of IT industries. The homely, interactive and encouraging environment is the distinguishing characteristic of the Department that helps in providing the best of teaching, training and occupational opportunities for the budding careers in IT

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  • Department of Commerce & Management

    Department of Commerce & Management

    The Department of Commerce and Management is established in 1990. The courses M.Com., M. Phil. and Ph. D. in Commerce and Management are regularly conducted. The Interdisciplinary School for Regional and Professional Studies comes under the preview of working of the department. At present two chairs, one by United Western Bank and the other by Bank of India are established in the department. The Chair Professors are expected to contribute in terms of research in banking and finance. M. B. A. Unit is also under the preview of working of the department.(The detailed information about M.B.A.

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  • Department of Chemistry

    Department of Chemistry

    Department of Chemistry was Establishment in the year 1964

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  • Department of Botany

    Department of Botany

    Department of Botany was establishment in 1964

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  • Department of Bio-Technology

    Department of Bio-Technology

    The Department of Biotechnology was established in 2003, in the University with a vision to attain new heights in Biotechnology teaching and research for the welfare of the society. Presently 6 students are working for their Ph. D. in the Department. The faculty members of the Department have published research papers in several International as well as National journals and presented research papers in International and National conferences and Symposia in last 5 years. Research Areas :

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  • Department of Agrochemicals & Pest Management

    Department of Agrochemicals & Pest Management

    Department of Agrochemicals & Pest Management was established in the year June,1993 Research Areas : - Synthesis of new pesticides - Integrated Pest Management : use of Biocontrol for pest Management - Plant Pathology and Micronutrients research - Isolation of botanical pesticides Contact Person: Co-ordinator, Department of Agrochemical and Pest Management. E-mail: [email protected]

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  • Department of Adult & Continuing Education & Extension Work

    Department of Adult & Continuing Education & Extension Work

    Department of Adult & Continuing Education & Extension Work was establishment in the year 1984 Research Areas : - Panchayat Raj System - Social Problems - Water Management - Adolescent - Adult Education

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  • Department of Bio-Chemistry

    Department of Bio-Chemistry

    The Department of Biochemistry is established in 1995 in the University, which was earlier as one of the course paper (1984) and complete course (1989) in the Department of Chemistry with the vision to shape the students to understand molecular mechanism, to find out cause of happenings in the living organism. The Department has maintained Departmental library (480 books, 4 National Journals Current Science, Indian Journal of Biotechnology, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics). Presently, 28 Ph.

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