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Shri Datta Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Panutre's

Vitthalrao Patil Mahavidyalaya, Kale

(Arts ,Commerce & Science )

Affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur,Maharashtra

Political Department

Department of Political Science - Report of the Departments

  • Name of the department : Political Science
  • Year of Establishment : 2002-2003
  • Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.): UG Bachelor of Arts
  • Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved : Nil
  • Annual/ semester/choice based credit system (programme wise): Annual/ semester system
  • Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments : NIL
  • Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions, etc. : NIL
  • Details of courses/programmes discontinued (if any) with reasons : NIL
  • Number of Teaching posts :
    Sanctioned Filled
    Professors 0 0
    Associate Professors 0 0
    Asst. Professors 2 2
  • Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization, (D.Sc./D.Litt. /Ph.D. / M. Phil. etc.,)
    Name Qualifi- cation Desig- nation Specialization No. of Years of Experience No. of Ph.D.Students guided for the last 4 Yrs
    Dr. Selukar S.M. M.A. SET, Ph. D. Asst. Professor Indian Government and Politics 09 -
    Mr. Rakshase K. N. M.A. NET Asst. Professor International Politics 09 -
  • List of senior visiting faculty : Nil
  • Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled (program wise)by temporary faculty : Nil
  • Student -Teacher Ratio (program wise) : 1:102
  • Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff; sanctioned and filled : NIL
  • Qualifications of teaching faculty with DSc/ D.Litt/ Ph.D/ MPhil / PG.
    Sr. No. Name Qualification
    1 Dr. Selukar S.M. M.A. SET, Ph. D.
    2 Mr. Rakshase K. N. M.A. NET
  • Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) International funding agencies and grants received : NIL
  • Departmental projects funded by DST - FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. and total grants received : NIL
  • Research Centre /facility recognized by the University : NIL
  • Publications:

    Publication per faculty

    • Number of papers published in ISSN/ISBN journals/Books (national / international) by faculty and students
      • Dr. Selukar S.M. : National – 30
      • Mr. Rakshase K. N. : National – 27
    • 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.)
    • Monographs : Nil
    • Chapter in Books : Nil
    • Books Edited : Nil
    • Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of publishers : Nil
    • Citation Index : Nil
    • SNIP : Nil
    • SJR : Nil
    • h-index : Nil
    • Impact factor : 02
  • Areas of consultancy and income generated : Nil
  • Faculty as members in
    • National committees : Nil
    • International Committees : Nil
    • Editorial Boards…. : Nil

    Dr. Selukar S. M. Executive Editor of Vision Research Journal of Political Science and Public Administration. (ISSN-2319-5843)
    Mr. Rakshase K. N. Member of Editorial Board of Vision Research Journal of Political Science and Public Administration. (ISSN-2319-5843)
  • Student projects
    • Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter departmental/program : Nil
    • Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e.in Research laboratories/Industry/ other agencies : Nil
  • Awards / Recognitions received by faculty and students : Nil
  • List of eminent academicians and scientists / visitors to the department
    • Dr. Ashok Chousalkar (Ex. HoD, Political Science, Shivaji University,Kolhapur.)
    • Dr. Vasanti Rasam (HoD, Political Science, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. )
    • Dr. Bharti Patil (HoD, Political Science, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.)
    • Mr. Kishor Bedkihal (Eminent thinker and social activist.)
    • Dr. Sangram More (HoD, Political Science, SBM College, Killari, Latur and Senate Member of SRTMU Nanded.)
  • Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized & the source of funding
    • International : 0
    • National/ State : 0
    • University/Local Level : 2
    Name of Program Organized by Source of Funding Co-ordinator Year
    Legacy of the freedom Movement and relevance of Gandhian Thought Dept. Pol.Sci., V.P.M., Kale. & Gandhian Study Center SUK. Jointly Funded Dr. Selukar S.M. 2012
    Workshop on Competitive Examination Guidance Dept. Pol.Sci., V.P.M., Kale. & Pre-service Commutative Examination Center SUK Jointly Funded Mr. Rakshase K. N. 2013
  • Student profile programme/course wise:
    Name of the Course/program (refer question no. 4) Applications received Selected
    F.Y. 175 260
    S.Y. 65 66
    T.Y. 38 24

    *M = Male *F = Female

  • Diversity of Students
    Name of the Course % of students from the same state % of students from other States % of students from abroad
    B.A. 100% NIL NIL
  • How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil services, Defense services, etc.?
    • Mr. Kamble Sagar Bandu - Asst. Commissioner(Sales Tax Ratnagiri,Maharashtra.)
    • Mr. Sruyawanshi Yuvraj Narayan - Maharashtra Police
    • Mr. Patil Pravin Raghunath - Maharashtra Police

  • Student progression
    Student progression Against % enrolled
    UG to PG 5%
    PG to M.Phil. Nil
    PG to Ph.D. Nil
    Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral Nil
    • Campus selection
    • Campus selection
    Pls. refer answer of Q. 28
    Entrepreneurship/Self-employment 5 Students
  • Details of Infrastructural facilities
    • Library : YES, Central Library
    • Internet facilities for Staff & Students : YES, (In Library)
    • Class rooms with ICT facility : Few Class rooms have ICT facilities.
    • Laboratories : Nil
  • Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university, government or other agencies :
    Sr. No. Name of Student Type of Scholarship Amount Year
    1 Ms. Patil Poonam Dyandeo University Merit 5000/- 2010-11
    2 Ms. Chougale Rajshree Sopan University Merit 5000/- 2013-14
  • Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops /seminar) with external experts:
    • Every year Department arranges special lectures for Student by Faculty.
    • One Day Workshop on “Legacy of the freedom Movement and relevance of Gandhian Thought” on 17th Jan. 2012.
    • One Day Workshop on “Commutative Examination Guidance” on 12th Feb. 2013.
  • Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning
    • Lecture Method, Group Discussion,
    • Debating, Question-Answering
    • News Paper Cuttings, Photo Copies
    • Demonstration by using LCD projectors & charts.
    • Home assignments, projects & Class tests
  • Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities
    • Participation in NSS Programs
    • Participation in Swine Flew Awareness Program
    • Save Baby Girl Campion
    • Participation in Constitution Day rally
    • Participation in Tree Plantation Program
  • SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans


    • Qualified, Committed, Young and Dynamic Teaching Staff
    • Highest strength of students
    • Research Work of Faculty


    • Rural and Financially weak background of student.
    • Very few Junior Colleges have Political Science subject, so theoretical knowledge of students is very poor.
    • Teacher – Student engagement in Research work is yet to be achieved.


    • Through competitive exams students can get Administrative Jobs.
    • Students can actively participate in politics of Local Self Government.
    • Department can conduct seminars and workshops to motivate students for; participation in various exams, to develop their leadership qualities, to actively involve them in development of nation.


    • Lack of funding of departmental programs
    • To encourage students specially girls for active participation in politics.
    • Students do not seek admission to PG course.

    Future plans:

    • To organize workshops, seminars, conferences of faculty as well as students.
    • To conduct election survey with the help of student.
    • Teacher – Student engagement in Research project.
    • To introduce a PG course.
    • To start a diploma course in Leadership Development and Human Rights.