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DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY


The plants are reservoirs of natural products. Indefinite natural products that they produce are useful to the human beings. In addition to the foodstuff, the plants are the resources for human requirement like medicines, paper, furniture, fabrics, etc. In other words, the plants fulfill all basic needs of human. Therefore the study of plants is very significant for sustainable life. The visionaries of our institution realized the requirement of this peculiar subject. And hence the Department of Botany came into existence in our institution.

The Department of Botany was established in 1971. It is one of the leading departments in the field of teaching and student activities. After autonomy, in keeping pace with the advances in various aspects of Plant Sciences, the department has introduced the courses like Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Plant Biotecnology, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Plant Pathology, Instrumentation in Botany, Pharmacognosy, Gardening and Landscaping, Plant Breeding, Biostatistics etc. The department has academic autonomy and has been revising its syllabi after every two years. The department has successfully implemented the credit system for grading the students. The department is known for teaching, learning and the results. It is also known for strict implementation of rules and regulations formulated time to time by the college administration.

The department has undertaken the students projects in the areas of Plant Pathology, Genetics, Plant Biotechnology, Medicinal Plants, Aerobiology etc. Presently the department started M.Sc. Degree Course in the academic year 2017-18. The M.Sc. degree course is spread over four semesters. At present the students are admitted to M.Sc. degree course on the basis of their scores in the B.Sc. degree.

During the first year of M.Sc., the students are taught core courses in Botany. In the second year, besides the core courses, the students also carry out the projects. The examinations of B.Sc. and M.Sc. students are held as per the credit system rules laid down by the autonomous college. It involves continuous assessment that is internal assessment and semester end examination. The curriculum of B.Sc. and M.Sc. has been designed by taking into account the competitive examinations, NET and SET examinations.

The department regularly organises the student's seminars and botanical excursions. The students association viz. 'Symbiosis' is very active in the department through this association various events are organised for the students. The department has very successfully organised National Conference on 'Plant Pathology' on March 2013. Four students of the department are the winners of University Gold Medal which is specified for the subject Botany. Seven students of the department are the University Merit Holders.

During the first year of M.Sc., the students are taught core courses in Botany. In the second year, besides the core courses, the students also carry out the projects. The examinations of B.Sc. and M.Sc. students are held as per the credit system rules laid down by the autonomous college. It involves continuous assessment that is internal assessment and semester end examination. The curriculum of B.Sc. and M.Sc. has been designed by taking into account the competitive examinations, NET, SET, GATE and IIT-JAAM examinations.

The department is enriched with learning resources such as Charts, Museum Specimens, Slides, Models, Herbarium and modern facilities like Computers, Internet, LED Projector which help the students advanced and independent learning. Well maintained Botanical Garden with diverse species is an Asset to the department. Alumni of the department have spread over as Teachers, Professors, Scientists, Lawyers, Social Workers, Administrators, etc.

FACULTY

FACULTY


Photo Name Designation Qualification Resume
Sadashiv Nivarati Shinde Associate Professor M.Sc. M.Phil. View
Kalyan Dhondiba Savant Assistant Professor M.Sc. B.Ed., Ph.D. View
Suchita Shridhar Sarkale Assistant Professor M.Sc. View
Dnyanoba Rambhau Awad Assistant Professor M.Sc., B.Ed, NET View
Suryawanshi Govind Apparao Assistant Professor M.Sc. SET View

SYLLABUS

SYLLABUS


Degree/Class2021-222020-212019-202018-19 
B.Sc.F.Y. View View
B.Sc.S.Y. View View
B.Sc.T.Y. View View
M.Sc.F.Y View View
M.Sc.S.Y View View

TEACHING PLAN

TEACHING PLAN


Name 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
Sadashiv Nivarati Shinde View View
Kalyan Dhondiba Savant View View View
Suchita Shridhar Sarkale View View
Dnyanoba Rambhau Awad View View View
Suryawanshi Govind Apparao View View View

TIME - TABLE (TH + PR)

TIME - TABLE (TH + PR)


YEAR Theory + Practical
2020- 21 View
2019 - 20 View
2018 - 19 View

ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITIES YEARWISE


2020 - 2021

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Guest LectureWed/09-09-2020 View
Guest LectureWed/13-01-2021 View
Exibition of Woolen Models Fri/12-03-2021 View
National WorkshopSat/27-03-2021 View

2019 - 2020

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Guest LectureSat/20-07-19 View
Teachers DayThu/05-09-19 View
Poster prasentaionWed/25-09-19 View
Guest LectureSun/20-10-19 View
SymbiosisSat/04-01-20 View
National WorkshopSat/04-01-20 View
Guest LectureFri/10-01-20 View
Bot IntroSat/25-01-20 View
Agricultureal ExihibitionFri/31-01-20 View
Short excursionTue/18-02-20 View
Oilseed Research stationTue/18-02-20 View
Quiz CompititionSat/29-02-20 View

2018 - 2019

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
SoftskillFri/10-08-18 View
Bot introSat/01-09-18 View
Teachers dayWed/05-09-18 View
SET/NET WorkshopMon/10-09-18 View
Guest lectureSat/22-12-18 View
Harble product exibitionTue/05-03-19 View
Fairwail FunctionSat/30-03-19 View

STUDENT PROJECTS

STUDENT PROJECTS


YEAR PROJECT LIST
2020- 21 View
2019 - 20 View
2018 - 19 View

ACHIEVEMENTS


Department Achievements

Year Report
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Teacher Achievements

Year Report
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Student Achievements

Year Report
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Composition of Board of Studies Faculty: Science Term: (2020-2021)


Name of HoD & other faculty member Shri S. N. Shinde Chairman Head, Department of Botany, Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya (Auto), Latur Dr. K. D. Savant Faculty Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya (Auto), Latur Miss S. S. Sarkale Faculty Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya (Auto), Latur Shri D. R. Awad Faculty Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya (Auto), Latur Shri G. A. Suryawanshi Faculty Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya (Auto), Latur
Two Subject experts from outside the Parent University nominated by Academic Council Dr. V. S. Maske Member Bahirji Smarak Mahavidyalaya, Vasmat, (Academic Council Nominee) Dist. Hingoli Prof. Dr. A. B. Ade Member Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune (Academic Council Nominee sample ------- -------
One expert by V.C.from panel of 06 recommended by the college principal Prof. Dr. A. S. Dhabe Member Head, Dept of Botany (V.C. Nominee) Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad sample sample ------- -------
One from industry/corporate/ allied area realating to Placement Shri Laxman Done Member Done’s Mushrooms, Kumbhari, Dist. Latur (Expert from Industry) sample sample ------- -------
One PG meritorious alumnus by principal Prof. Dr. N. B. Gaikwad Member Shivaji University, Kolhapur (P.G. Alumni) sample sample ------- -------
Expert from outside for special courses(Co-option) sample sample sample ------- -------
Other members of the staff of the same faculty. Dr. D. V. Vedpathak Member Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya (Auto), Latur (From same Faculty) sample sample ------- -------