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BALWANT COLLEGE, VITA

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  Department of Zoology


Attainment of Program Outcomes (POs) and Course Outcomes (COs)

Sr.No Title Year Class File
1 Attainment of CO & PO 2021-22 Attainment 2017-18 to 2021-22 View
About Department

The Department of Zoology is established in 1983. The department has run the zoology course for B.Sc. (I II and III) and M.Sc. (I and II) classes. Through enquiry, exploration and experiential learning, the department aims to produce graduates fully conversant with biological principles and rigorously trained in skills of reasoning, hypothesis generation, reading and writing, and practical techniques, so that they are competent and versatile in dealing with future demands. The department aims to promote varied academic and research programs focused on contemporary issues and basic and applied concepts in Zoology, with particular emphases on ecology, evolution, physiology, genetics, developmental biology, cell biology and molecular biology and aim to provide consultative expertise in solving problems relating to interactions among humans, plants, animals and the environment. The department also runs the various short term courses of Vermitechnology and Apiculture. The aim to start this applied courses to provide job and self-employment among the students. The percentage of results of university examinations of the department is always more than the university results and it is approximately 100 percentage every year. The department has two separate laboratories for B.Sc. students and One Laboratory for M.Sc. Students and they are well equipped with advance research instruments viz. PCR, GEL Doc, Electrophoresis unit, etc.

The department of Zoology is one of the leading science department of the college. The Department is sponsored by DST – FIST and RUSA, under these funding agencies department has purchased various equipment required for practical as well as research purposes for the faculty and students. From the academic year, 2019 -2020 to the present date overall development of the department has increased because of the use of different teaching aids. From 2018 to 2024 we have organized 02 International Conferences 06 National workshops, webinars and 09 state-level workshops, and conferences etc., Through these workshops and conferences, we have organized near about 46 guest lectures of various eminent personalities from life sciences.

Apart from the university design curriculum, every year department is organizing hands-on training programs on applied zoology such as Vermitechnology, Apiculture, Goat farming etc., the results of all these programs are printed on the final result of the students, every year department has achieved 100 % results in the university examination.

The department has MoUs with various organizations, which help in quality enhancement as well as the placement of students. The department also runs various short-term courses (Vermitechnology) in collaboration with local farms. The main aim to start this applied course is to provide jobs and self-employment to the students.

The department is also focusing on research and development. To inculcate research interest among the students and faculty, the department is organizing various workshops, research competitions, etc., results of these activities are two students of our departments who have achieved second prize at the district level and third prize in the university level Avishkar competition. The faculties of our department also have the best research performance. From 2018 to 2024 department has published 30 individual research papers in well-reputed international journals (UGC care listed). The faculty has good citations and h index for their research papers. The faculty of our department has also published One Reference Book on Practical Zoology.


VISION

To inherit amongst the students the highest values of life, respect for Nature and to inculcate sound acquisition of knowledge of animal sciences through quality educational practices and research.

MISSION

• To develop infrastructural facilities.
• To undertake research projects in different fields and conduct quality research in frontier areas.
• To publish high quality research papers in different fields.
• To produce leadership in science and technology.
• To prepare responsible trained manpower in animal sciences, teaching and research.
• To sensitize human society for animal welfare, conservation and protection of biodiversity.
• To provide transformative, holistic and value-based immersive learning experiences to students.
• To contribute meaningfully in solving pressing societal problems and well-being of the people.
• To be a hub of original productive research and innovative thinking.
• To be recognized for quality research.
• To be the largest provider of quality education in India.


Course Outcomes (COs), Program Outcomes (POs) and Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

Sr.No Title Year Class File
1 COs POs PSO 2023-24 PO M.Sc. View
2 COs POs PSO 2023-24 PO B.Sc. View
3 COs POs PSO 2023-24 PSO B.Sc. View
4 COs POs PSO 2023-24 PSO M.Sc. View
5 COs POs PSO 2023-24 COs B.Sc. and M.Sc. View
Faculties

Photo Name Education Designation Profile
Miss.Amruta Ram Padule M.Sc Assistant Professor View
Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol B.Ed,M.Sc,MPHIL,PhD Assistant Professor View
Miss.Bhagyashri Dattatray Kharge M.Sc Assistant Professor View
Miss.Pranali Shidoba Pawar M.Sc Assistant Professor View
Miss.Dipa Baburao Sable M.Sc Assistant Professor View
Miss.Swapnali Pramod Dixit M.Sc Assistant Professor View
Miss.Sneha Sanjay Bhonsle M.Sc,NET,SET Assistant Professor View


Old Faculties

Photo Name Education Designation Profile
Achievements Reports

Sr.No Name Date Type Title Description Report
1 Miss.Amruta Ram Padule 29-02-2024 National Studies on phytoplankton diversity in response to abiotic factors of Uttarmand reservoir in Patan of Satara district. Presented research paper on "Studies on phytoplankton diversity in response to abiotic factors of Uttarmand reservoir in Patan of Satara district" in one day National Conference on Current Trends in Plants Science organized by Department of Botany, Abasaheb Marathe Arts and New Commerce, Science College, Rajapur. View
2 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 29-02-2024 National National Conference Attended Attended one day National Conference on Current Trends in Plants Science organized by Department of Botany, Abasaheb Marathe Arts and New Commerce, Science College, Rajapur. View
3 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 22-02-2024 National Attended National Conference Attended National Conference on Biodiversity Conservation organized by Department of Zoology, Arts, Commerce & Science College, Palus Under Star College, Scheme, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), New Delhi. View
4 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 09-01-2024 International Editorial Member of Edwin Group of Journal View
5 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 21-12-2023 University Level Recognition as a PG teacher View
6 Miss.Amruta Ram Padule 26-10-2023 University Level One day workshop on Revised syllabus of B.Sc. Part -II Zoology (NEP-2020) theory paper VII and VIII one day Teacher workshop on Revised syllabus of B.Sc. Part -II Zoology (NEP-2020) theory paper VII and VIII organized by Arts Commerce and Science College, Palus. View
7 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 26-10-2023 University Level one day Teacher workshop on Revised syllabus of B.Sc. Part -II Zoology (NEP-2020) theory paper VII and VIII organized by Arts Commerce and Science College, Palus View
8 Miss.Amruta Ram Padule 21-10-2023 University Level workshop on Revised syllabus of B.Sc. Part -II Zoology (NEP-2020) theory paper V and VI One day Teacher workshop on Revised syllabus of B.Sc. Part -II Zoology (NEP-2020) theory paper V and VI organized by P.G. Department of Zoology, Lal Bahadur Shastri College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Satara. View
9 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 21-10-2023 University Level one day workshop on new syallbus as per NEP_2020 of B.Sc.II Zoology P-V and P-VI organized by Lal Bahadur Shastri College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Satara. View
10 Miss.Amruta Ram Padule 19-10-2023 University Level One day teacher's Training programme on Revised syllabus of Zoology for B.Sc.II (CBCS/NEP) Practical One day teacher's Training programme on Revised syllabus of Zoology for B.Sc.II (CBCS/NEP) Practical organised by Department of Zoology, Ajara Mahavidyalaya, Ajara . View
11 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 19-10-2023 University Level one day teacher's Training programme on Revised syallbus of Zoology for B.Sc.II (CBCS/NEP) Practical organised by Department of Zoology, Ajara Mahavidyalaya, Ajara . View
12 Miss.Amruta Ram Padule 18-04-2023 College Level Worked as Examiner for Mehandi Competition organized by Department of Electronics, Worked as Examiner for Mehandi Competition organized by Department of Electronics, Balwant College, Vita as an extra-curricular activity. View
13 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 30-12-2022 National Worked as a Executive Editor for the Research Book published by Prarup Publication, Kolhapur View
14 Miss.Sneha Sanjay Bhonsle 18-10-2022 National CSIR NET JRF Qualified CSIR NET JRF exam June 2022 with all India rank 194 View
15 Miss.Amruta Ram Padule 07-10-2022 College Level Worked as Examiner for Poster Presentation Competition Worked as Examiner for Poster Presentation Competition organized by Department of Zoology, Balwant College, Vita in collaboration with Range Forest Office, Khanapur (Vita), on the occasion of Wild Life Week Celebration 2022-23. View
16 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 16-09-2022 State Ms-DEED Level online workshop on introduction to Innovative Pedagogies for UG Teachers View
17 Miss.Sneha Sanjay Bhonsle 28-02-2022 State MH-SET Qualified Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH-SET) View
18 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 23-02-2022 International Poster Presentation Analysis of soil samples for its Physicochemical parameters. View
19 Miss.Sneha Sanjay Bhonsle 15-05-2021 College Level College Topper Secured first rank in M.Sc. degree at college level in year 2020. View
Students Achievements Reports

Sr.No Name Date Type Title Description Report
1 Shinde Ankita Arun 18-12-2023 University Level Late Dr. Appasaheb Varute Smruti Paritoshik Awarded Late Dr. Appasaheb Varute Smruti Paritoshik For Securing the highest Number of Marks in M.Sc. Zoology Subject. View
2 Shinde Ankita Arun 18-12-2023 University Level Kai. Shivajirao Mulik Smruti Paritoshik. Awarded Kai. Shivajirao Mulik Smruti Paritoshik for having secured the higher number of marks in the Subject of Zoology at M.Sc. Examination. View
3 Pawar Abhisek Subhash 09-06-2023 University Level Shivaji University Merit Scholarship Awarded Shivaji University, Merit Scholarship for his Meritorious Performance in the Faculty of Science and Technology. View
4 Shinde Ankita Arun 09-06-2023 University Level Shivaji University Merit Scholarship Awarded Shivaji University Merit Scholarship for her Meritorious Performance in the Faculty of Science and Technology. View
5 Koke Vaibhavi Nilkanth 15-02-2023 State Essy Competition 2023 Participated in "State Level Essay Competition 2023" organized by Yashwantrao Chavan College of Science, Karad. View
6 Sawant Sarika Dipak 15-02-2023 State Essay Competition Participated in "State Level Essay Competition 2023" organized by Yashwantrao Chavan College of Science, Karad. View
7 Mali Vishal Suresh 29-12-2022 National Third Prize in Poster Presentation Third Prize in Poster Presentation in One Day National Conference on Biodiversity and Biosciences Organized by Department of Botany, Zoology and Microbiology, Balwant College, Vita. View
8 Mali Vishal Suresh 01-10-2022 College Level Third Prize in Photography Competition Third Prize in Photography Competition in Wild Life Week Celebration Organized by Department of Zoology, S.G.M. College Karad and and Nature Club. View
Research Publications

Sr.No Name Date Publication Type Level Title Link
1 Miss.Amruta Ram Padule 29-12-2022 Conference\Proceedings National Isolation and Characterisation of bacteria from herbal tablets used in the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis View
2 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 29-12-2022 Books National Hypoglycemic Effect of Fenugreek Nanoparticles In Alloxan Induced Diabetic Albino Mice (Mus musculus L.) View
3 Miss.Swapnali Pramod Dixit 29-12-2022 Journals National Biodiversity and Bio sciences View
4 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 31-12-2015 Journals International Modulatory Effect of Fenugreek Loaded PLGA Nanoparticles on Lipofuscinogenesis in Pancreas of Alloxan Induced Diabetic Mice. View
5 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 30-04-2015 Journals International Structural and Cytochemical Study of Salivary Glands after Fenugreek Seed Extract Administration in Oxidatively Stressed Mice. View
6 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 01-07-2014 Journals International HISTOPATHOLOGICAL AND ULTRASTRUCTURAL STUDIES OF THE EFFECT OF FENUGREEK SEED EXTRACT ON PANCREAS OF ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETIC MICE View
7 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 30-04-2013 Journals International Lactate Dehydrogenase activity and Isoenzyme Patterns in the Developing Skeletal Muscles of Sialoadenectomised Female Mice View
8 Dr.Suvarna Bhagwan Pol 24-11-2012 Journals International EFFECT OF CURCUMIN SUPPLEMENTATION ON THE SUBMANDIBULAR SALIVARY GLANDS OF D-GALACTOSE INDUCED MALE MICE View
Research Projects

Sr.No Name of Faculty/Student Project Title Funding Agencies Sanctioned Amount Status Type File
Activities Reports

Sr.No Date Activity Type Level Title No. of Student Benifitted Report
1 16-04-2024 SCA Paticipative Learning College Farewell Function 2023-24 20 View
2 29-03-2024 Collabrative Activity College One day webinar on Carrier opportunities after UG and PG 35 View
3 28-03-2024 SCA Paticipative Learning College Group discussion on Human Gene editing God or Bad ? 20 View
4 06-03-2024 SCA Paticipative Learning College nature Trekking 20 View
5 28-02-2024 SCA Paticipative Learning College Awareness Programm on venomous and non-venomous Snakes 99 View
6 21-02-2024 MOUs College MOU Activity Faculty Exchange Program 25 View
7 17-02-2024 MOUs College Extension activity Entrepreneurship under Mou Activity at Bamani 15 View
8 13-02-2024 Orientation Program College Extension Activity Guidance Program 29 View
9 08-02-2024 SCA Paticipative Learning University Participated in Inspiration and Knowledge Strengthing workshop 6 View
10 23-01-2024 Collabrative Activity College Costume Competition 2023-24 59 View
11 29-12-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning College Participated in one day seminar on Exploring Diverse Career paths in Science: Navigating Competitive Exams and Beyond 7 View
12 01-11-2023 Use of ICT Department PPT Bank 7 View
13 19-10-2023 Collabrative Activity College SharadShakti: Women Empowerment and Emancipation 95 View
14 19-10-2023 Collabrative Activity College Shradshakti Women Empowerment and Emancipation 95 View
15 17-10-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning College Avishkar Competition 18 View
16 06-10-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Elocution competition 2023-24 on the occasion of wild life week celebration 30 View
17 05-10-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Food Recipe Competition 2023-24 on the occasion of wild life week celebration 18 View
18 04-10-2023 Collabrative Activity Department Wild Life week celebrating 2023-24 230 View
19 05-09-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Teacher's Day Celebration 2023-24 80 View
20 05-07-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Farewell Function 2023 30 View
21 29-04-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Mehandi Competition 2022-23 10 View
22 26-04-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Beautiful Handwriting Competition 2022-23 10 View
23 23-04-2023 SCA Experiential Learning Department Educational Study Tour 30 View
24 17-04-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Group Discussion on "Gender Equality on the Occasion of Bharatratn Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti " 30 View
25 13-04-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Student Parent Teacher Meet 2022-23 20 View
26 11-04-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Alumni Meet 2022-23 20 View
27 27-03-2023 Other Department Career Opportunities in Zoology 40 View
28 27-03-2023 Other Department Research Article Writing and Publication of Research 45 View
29 24-03-2023 Other Department Preparation of M.Sc. Entrance Examination 57 View
30 05-09-2022 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Teacher Day Celebration 2022-23 80 View
Use of ICT Activities Reports

Sr.No Date Activity Type Level Title No. of Student Benifitted Report
1 01-11-2023 Use of ICT Department PPT Bank 7 View
Student Centric Activity Activities Reports

Sr.No Date Activity Type Level Title No. of Student Benifitted Report
1 16-04-2024 SCA Paticipative Learning College Farewell Function 2023-24 20 View
2 28-03-2024 SCA Paticipative Learning College Group discussion on Human Gene editing God or Bad ? 20 View
3 06-03-2024 SCA Paticipative Learning College nature Trekking 20 View
4 28-02-2024 SCA Paticipative Learning College Awareness Programm on venomous and non-venomous Snakes 99 View
5 08-02-2024 SCA Paticipative Learning University Participated in Inspiration and Knowledge Strengthing workshop 6 View
6 29-12-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning College Participated in one day seminar on Exploring Diverse Career paths in Science: Navigating Competitive Exams and Beyond 7 View
7 17-10-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning College Avishkar Competition 18 View
8 06-10-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Elocution competition 2023-24 on the occasion of wild life week celebration 30 View
9 05-10-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Food Recipe Competition 2023-24 on the occasion of wild life week celebration 18 View
10 05-09-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Teacher's Day Celebration 2023-24 80 View
11 05-07-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Farewell Function 2023 30 View
12 29-04-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Mehandi Competition 2022-23 10 View
13 26-04-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Beautiful Handwriting Competition 2022-23 10 View
14 23-04-2023 SCA Experiential Learning Department Educational Study Tour 30 View
15 17-04-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Group Discussion on "Gender Equality on the Occasion of Bharatratn Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti " 30 View
16 13-04-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Student Parent Teacher Meet 2022-23 20 View
17 11-04-2023 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Alumni Meet 2022-23 20 View
18 05-09-2022 SCA Paticipative Learning Department Teacher Day Celebration 2022-23 80 View
Prominent Alumni

Sr.No Name Company/Organisation Postion/Designation Contact
1 Mr. Dinkar Jagdale - Jr.. Lecturer and Cartoonist 00
2 Mr. Devruk Patil - Manager MPSC and UPSC Guidance Centre 00
3 Miss. Swapnali Dixit Balwant College, Vita. Asst. professor 7264843618
4 Miss. Shradha Parase Mumbai Police Station PSI, Mumbai Police 9373410704
5 Mr. Shivprasad Tingare Sainik School, Satara Biology Teacher 9403594040
6 Mr. Rahul Patil Balwant College, Vita Asst.Professor 9421309704
7 Mr. Girish Jadhav Serum Institute of India Exct. Officer, Serum Insti., India, Pune 00
8 Mr. Sandip Gavali LIC. Officer LIC. Officer 00
9 Dr. Vishwajeet Lagade Shri Yashwantrao Patil Science College, Solankur International Scuba Diver and Asst. Professor 9075744848
10 Adv. Shrada Gaikwad vita Court Govt. Lawyer, Vita 00
11 Mr. Jayawant Jadhav Serum Institute of India Deputy Manager Serum Inst., India 9960915433


Yearwise List

Sr.No Year List
1 2022-23 View
2 2023-24 View
Addon Courses - Skill Oriented/Valve Oriented/Short Term Courses

Sr.No Year Course Name No. Of Students Benifitted About Course Syllabus Report
1 2022-23 Vermitechnology 21 View View View
2 2022-23 Quality Analysis of Food 18 View View View
Academic Calendar

Sr.No Title Year Class File
1 Academic Calender 2022-23 0 View
2 Academic Calender 2023-24 0 View
Syllabus

Sr.No Title Year Class File
1 Syllabus 2023-24 M.Sc.II View
2 Syllabus 2023-24 M.Sc.I View
3 Syllabus 2023-24 B.Sc.III View
4 Syllabus 2023-24 B.Sc.II View
5 Syllabus 2023-24 B.Sc.I View
Time Table

Sr.No Title Year Class File
1 Time Table 2023-24 PG Term I View
2 Time Table 2023-24 Master Time table View
3 Time Table 2023-24 PG Term II View
4 Time Table 2023-24 UG Term- I View
5 Time Table 2023-24 UG Term- II View
Results

Sr.No Title Year Class File
1 Result 2023-24 B.Sc.III Sem. V Result 2023-24 View
2 Result 2022-23 B.Sc. III Sem V Result 2022-23 View
3 Result 2022-23 B.Sc. III Sem. VI Result 2022-23 View
MOUs & Collaborations

Sr.No Type Year Agency Name File
1 MOUs & Collaborations Select Years MOU with Nature Conservation Society, Sangli (NGO) View
2 MOUs & Collaborations 2021-22 MOU with Shri. Vijaysinha Yadav College, Peth Vadgaon View
3 MOUs & Collaborations 2019-20 MOU with Mahakali Vericompost, Bamani View
4 MOUs & Collaborations 2021-22 MOU with KGDBLM, College, Kundal View
5 MOUs & Collaborations 2017-18 Collaborations with Adarsh College, Vita View
6 MOUs & Collaborations 2017-18 Linkage with Adarsh College, Vita View
7 MOUs & Collaborations 2022-23 MOU with R.B.N.B. College, Shrirampur View
Placement

Sr.No Year Student Name Class Contact No. Company Name Joined Pay Package Appointment Letter
Progression

Sr.No Year Student Name Class Contact No. Name of Institution Joined Name of Program Admitted Admission Letter

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