1. Year of Establishment : 1975

2. Programmes offered by the department

UGPG Research Center Certificate/ Diploma
B.Sc. Physics
(Since 1975)
M.Sc. Physics
(Since 1975)
————Atmospheric Physics

3. Faculty Profile

Sr. No. Name QualificationDesignation Date of JoiningExperienceProfile
1.Prof. (Dr.) Avinash V. MancharkarM.Sc., M.Phil,, Ph.D.Professor and Head08/10/198734 Years 05 Months
2.Dr. Ashok A. JadhavarM.Sc., Ph.D. (SET – 2016)Assistant Professor01/09/201704 Years 06Months
3.Dr. Anand A. SurseM.Sc., Ph.D.Assistant Professor23/06/201011 Years 09 Months
4.Pankaj P. BhosaleM.Sc., B.Ed.Assistant Professor23/06/201011 Years 09 Months
5.Rupin RanuM.Sc.Assistant Professor16
6.Dipak A. MagarM.Sc., B.Ed.Assistant Professor01/12/201110 Years 03 Months
7.Vaishali B. SawaneM.Sc. (NET-2012)Assistant Professor
8.Asmita A. ShirsatM.Sc. (SET-2016)Assistant Professor15/07/201506 Years 09 Months
9.Vishal V. KapaseM.Sc., B.Ed.Assistant Professor21/07/201506 Years 09 Months
10.Ashwini S. JagdaleM.Sc., B.Ed. (SET-2021)Assistant Professor04 /08/201605 Years 08 Months
11.Anagha P. PanditM.Sc., B.Ed.Assistant Professor07/09/201804 Years 06 Months
12.Bhagitra D. ChedeM.Sc. (SET-2021)Assistant Professor17/07/201902 Years 09 Months

4. Details of seminars/conferences/workshops organized by the department

Theme of the Seminar/ Conference/WorkshopLevelSponsoring AgencyDates
Workshop on Solar PV TechnologiesCollege levelCollege Sponsored21st and 22nd February 2019
Workshop on Solar PV Technologies College level College Sponsored 21st and 22nd February 2019 Seminar On Solar Energy Operated VehicleCollege levelCollege Sponsored25th February 2019
Yoga Training WorkshopCollege levelCollege Sponsored8th September 2018

5. Details of research projects undertaken by the department.

Name of the Principal InvestigatorTitle of the ProjectDurationSponsoring Agency
Dr. A.V. MancharkarComparative Study Of  Various Circuit Designing Softwares2 YearsBCUD,SPPU

6. Details of research papers published (in UGC notified journals notified only)

Name/s of the AuthorTitle of the PaperJournalISSN NumberVolume and Page Numbers
A.A. Jadhavar, S.R.JadkarRole of deposition pressure on the properties of the n-type nc-Si:H thin films grown by pecvd methodJournal of Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda0025-0422Vol. 55-2, 766-771, (2021)
S. Kalunge, A. Surase, D. R. Sapate, S. R. Nimbhore, V. K. Barote, A. A. PAnditStudies on Synthesis and Structural Properties of Nickel Ferrite before and after Gamma IrradiationJournal of Physics: Conference Series1742-6596Vol. 1644(1):012020 1-6 (2020)
A. Jadhavar, V. Doiphode, A. Bhorde, Y. Hase, P. Shinde, A. Punde, P. Vairale, S. Nair, S. Pandharkar, A. Waghmare, N. Patil, D. Patil, M. Prasad, S. JadkarAmorphous-to-Nanocrystalline Transition in Silicon Thin Films by Hydrogen Diluted Silane Using PE-CVD MethodRecent Innovations in Chemical Engineering2405-5212Volume 14 -1, 58 – 70, (2020)
A. Bhorde, A. Jadhavar, R. Waykar, S. Nair, H. Borate, S.Pandharkar, R. Aher, D. Naik, P. Vairale, G. Lonkar, S. Jadkar(400)-Oriented indium tin oxide thin films with high mobility and figure of merit prepared by radio frequency magnetron sputteringThin Solid Films0040-6090
Volume 704, 137972 (2020)
A.Shaikh, A.V.MancharkarMeasurement Of Large Diameter Using Modified Vernier CalliperJournal of Applied Science And Computations1076-5131      
Vol VI, Issue 1, 914-917 (2019) 
V.B. Sherkar, A.V.MancharkarSynthesis And Characterization Of  Bismuth Ferrite Nanoparticals By Sol Gel Auto Combustion TechniqueJournal of Applied Science And Computations1076-5131      
Vol VI, Issue 1, 900-902 (2019)    
A. Surse, S. Nimbhore, D. Sapate, P. Bhosale, K. JadhavGrowth and characterization of ZnO thin films deposited by chemical bath deposition methodRecent Trends in Material Science and Nanotechnology2348-7143
Volume 168(B) 87-89 (2019)
V. Jadkar, A. Pawbake, A. Jadhavar, R. Waykar, S. Pandharkar, A. Bhorde, R. Aher, S. Nair, B. Gabhale, A. Waghmare, D. Naik, P. Vairale, S. Gosavi,  S. JadkarExcellent Response and Recovery Time of Photo-Detectors Based on Nc-Si:H Films Grown by Using Hot Wire MethodES Materials & Manufacturing2578-0611 (Print) 2578-062X (Online)
Volume: 5 57-64 (2019)
H. Borate, S.Pandarkar, R. Waykar, A. Jadhawar, B. Gabhale, R.Aher, A. Bhorde, S. Nair, P. Vairale, S. JadkarDC-Magnetron Sputtered Mo Back Contact for Chalcopyrite Thin Film Solar CellsJournal of Nano- and Electronic Physics2077-6772
Volume 11, (2019) 
S. Nimbalkar, P. Bhosale, S. Arsad, M. Shirsat,  M. RodeSynthesis and characterization of composite thin films of conducting polymer gallium arsenide and their applications for solar cellInternational journal of advance and innovative research,2394-7780Volume 6. 60-64 (2019)
S. Nimbalkar, P. Bhosale, S. Arsad, M. Shirsat,  M. RodeSynthesis and Characterization of nickel ferrite magnetic nanoparticles by sol-gel auto-combustion method”Journal of Applied Science and Competitions1076-5131
Volume 6-1 984-988, (2019)
S. Nimbalkar, P. Bhosale, M. RodeSynthesis and of development of 21st  century conducting material : conducting polymer ,GaAs composite and their application for solar cellJournal of Applied Science and Competitions1076-5131Volume 6-1, 962-967 (2019)
V.B. Sherkar, A.V. MancharkarSynthesis And Characterization Of Bismuth Ferrite By Chemical RouteInternational Research Journal of  Science and Engineering,  2322-0015Special issue A 2 10-12 (2018)
B. Gabhale, A. Jadhawar , A. Bhorde, S. Nair, H. Borate, R. Waykar, R. Aher, P. Sharma0, A. Pawbake, S. JadkarHigh Band Gap Nanocrystalline Tungsten Carbide (nc-WC) Thin Films Grown by Hot Wire Chemical Vapor Deposition (HW-CVD) MethodJournal of Nano- and Electronic Physics2077-6772Volume 10-3, 03001-1-03001-6 (2018)
R. Kulkarni, A. Pawbake, R. Waykar, A. Jadhawar, H. Borate, R. Aher, A. Bhorde, S. Nair, P. Sharma, S. JadkarSingle Crystal, High Band Gap CdS Thin Films Grown by RF Magnetron Sputtering in Argon Atmosphere for Solar Cell ApplicationsJournal of Nano- and Electronic Physics2077-6772Volume 10-3, 03005 (2018)
P. Bhosale, M. Kale, S. Nimbalkar, M.RodeSynthesis and characterization of Nickel Ferrite Nanoparticles by sol-gel Auto-combustion MethodInnovation in physical, chemical and life sciences (IPCLS-2018).  2294-9554Volume 6-1, 34-37 (2018)  
V. Jadkar, A. Pawbake, R. Waykar, A. Jadhavar, A. Mayabadi, A. Date, D. Late, H. Pathan, S. Gosavi, S. Jadkar  Synthesis of orthorhombic-molybdenum trioxide (α-MoO3) thin films by hot wire-CVD and investigations of its humidity sensing propertiesJournal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics1573-482XVolume 28, 15790–15796 (2017)
A. Mayabadi, A. Pawbake, S. Rondiya, A. Rokade, R. Waykar, A. Jadhavar, A. Date, V. Sharma, M. Prasad, H. Pathan, S. JadkarSynthesis, characterization, and photovoltaic properties of TiO2/CdTe core-shell heterostructure for semiconductor-sensitized solar cells (SSSCs)Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry1433-0768Volume 21, 2665–2676 (2017)
A. Surse, H. Kardile, A. PanditSynthesis and characteristics of pure ZnO thin films Prepared by chemical bath deposition methodInternational Advanced research journal in science , engineering and technology2393-8021Volume-4 Pages-239-241 (2017)
A. Surse , A. PanditStructural and morphological characteristics of zinc oxide thin films prepared by spry pyrolysis techniqueInternational Journal of engineering sciences & research technology2277-9655Volume-6 Pages-11-14 (2017)
A. Khade, A.V.MancharkarEffects Of Short Term Magnetic Field Exposure On Germination, Growth On Seeds Of Pea, Chick-PeaFlora And Fauna2456-9364 (Online) 0971- (Print)Vol.23 (1) 428-430 (2017)
A.A. Chavan, A.S. Khade, A.V.Yenare, A.V.MancharkarDetection of Solar Flare By Moxon AntennaSPEIL Darpan An International  Research Journal0802-4448Vol 3-1 44-48 (2016)
A.V.Yenare, A.A. Chavan, A.S. Khade, A.V.MancharkarStudy of Meteor Shower Using Moxon AntennaSPEIL Darpan An International  Research Journal0802-4448Vol 3-1 49-54 (2016)

7. A) Details of books, chapters in edited volumes

Name/s of the AuthorTitle of the Book/ ConferenceISBN NumberVolume and Page Numbers
A.A.  Jadhavar, A.B. BhordeClassical Electrodynamics
A.V.Mancharkar, A.A. Jadhavar, D. KaushalFundamentals of Physics978-90-5016-448-8
A.V.Mancharkar, A.A. Jadhavar, A. S. JadhavBiophysics978-81-89993-43-6
A.V.Mancharkar, A.A. Jadhavar, A. S. JadhavBioinstrumentation978-81-89993-43-6

7. b) Details of papers published in National and International Conference Proceedings.

Name/s of the AuthorTitle of the PapeTitle of the Book/ ConferenceISBN NumberVolume and Page Numbers
A.A. Pandit, A.V.MancharkarEnvironment Monitoring And Control System For Green HouseMultidisciplinary International Conference On Innovative  Ideas In The Fields Of Science, Social Sciences And Management (2018) (Udayana University , BALI,  INDONESIA)(May 19-24 2018)
A.V.MancharkarRemote Sensing and GIS Application ManagementInternational Conference on Global Environment : Issues, Challenges and  Solutions978-81-930154-6-0  152-154 (2016)
A.V.MancharkarSynthesis And Characterization Of ZnO Nanoparticle  National Conference on New Trends and Development in Physics (NTDP-2016)978-93-5254-683-1124 (2016)
A.V.MancharkarRetention Of Nutrients In Vegetables On DehydrationNational Conference on New Trends and Development in Physics (NTDP-2016)978-93-5254-683-190-99 (2016)
A.V.MancharkarSynthesis Of Cadmium Sulphate Thin Films From Chemical Bath DepositionNational Conference on New Trends and Development in Physics (NTDP-2016)978-93-5254-683-185-89 (2016)
A.V.MancharkarGreen House Temperature And Humidity Control SystemNational Conference on New Trends and Development in Physics (NTDP-2016)978-93-5254-683-179-84 (2016)
A.V.MancharkarChemical Synthesis Of Urban Aerosols By Raman SpectroscopyNational Conference on New Trends and Development in Physics (NTDP-2016)978-93-5254-683-142-48 (2016)
A.V.MancharkarElectrical And Optical Properties Of Pbs Thin Films Deposited By Chemical Bath DepositionNational Conference on New Trends and Development in Physics (NTDP-2016)978-93-5254-683-131-37 (2016)
A.V.MancharkarGreen House Automatic Control SystemInternational Conference on Impact of Chemical Research on Environment (ICRE-2016)978-93-5258-221-184 (2016)
A.V.MancharkarGrowth And Characterization Of Pbs Thin Films By Chemical Bath DepositionInternational Conference on Impact of Chemical Research on Environment (ICRE-2016)978-93-5258-221-152 (2016)

8. Details of extension activities carried out by the department.

ActivityDateNumber of Student Participants
Hands on Science Experiments in Maharashtra Balak Mandir School.6th January 202130
Hands on Science Experiments in Residential High School4th January 202130
Webinar on  the wind mill working SREF’s Seth Nandalal Dhoot English Medium School23rd October 202127
Hath Manuskicha10th to 12th Jan 2019120
Students Rally for awareness of Traffic Rules25th September 2019158

9. Details of linkages/collaborations/ MoU signed by the department and activities under it.

Name of the Partner Institution/IndustryDateActivities undertaken Number of Student Participants
Mahindra Pride Classroom – Nandi Foundation3-22 September 2018Certificate program on Personality Development Program45

10. Details of infrastructural facilities available in the department for the teaching and learning process.

Name of the Infrastructural FacilityNumber
Experimental Laboratory05
Computer Laboratory01
Research laboratory01
Dark Room03
Staff Room01
Study Room with Library01
HoD Cabin01
Administration Office01
Internet Facility
WIFI and LAN network
LCD Projectors02
UV-Vis Spectrometer02 (1Manual and 1Software Operated)
Centrifuge machine02
Muffle Furnace01
Spray Pyrolysis Technique01
Hot Air Oven01
Vacuum Oven01
Distilled Water Plant01
Constant Hot Water Bath01
Ultra Sonicator01
Stand Alone PV system02

11. Details of capacity building and skill enhancement initiatives taken by the department.

Program/ActivityDateNumber of Student Participants
Industrial Visit at “Garware Polyster” Aurangabad14th September 201940
IIRS Certificate Course09th December 19th December 2019
CCTV Camera Installation & Training20th to 25th August 201860
Personality Development Program26th September 201845
Remedial Lecture Series30th July to 4th August 201845
Competitive Exam Guidance04th December to 09th December 201724

12. Details of sports and cultural activities organized by the department.

ActivityType (Sports/Cultural)DateNumber of Student Participants
FIZIKS Day 2018Cultural and Sports24th and 25th Feb. 2018185
FIZIKS Day 2019Cultural and Sports
24th and 25th Feb. 2019200

13. Experiential learning activities organized by the department.

ActivityDate/sNumber of teachers involvedNumber of students participated
Hands on training on “Scienctific Instruments” at RUSA Center, BAMU, Aurangabad14th September 20190640

13. Any other information (Important to be mentioned in departmental profile):

  1. Department of Physics is selected under DBT STAR College Scheme for three years from Academic Year 2020-21. Under this scheme department received 10 Lakhs non-consumable and 03 Lakh per year consumable grants.
  2. Department has started Astronomy and Astrophysics as special course for the UG and PG students.
  3. Specially introduced course for the NET/SET examinations.
  4. Formation of BOS in Physics under Autonomous College.
  5. Revised syllabus for F.Y.B.Sc and  S.Y.B.Sc. for UG courses and M.Sc. I and M.Sc. II for PG courses under Autonomous College.

14. Future Plan of the department (To justify the SWOC analysis).

  1. Proposed research center in Physics.
  2. Signed MOU with the various national and international institutes.
  3. Conduct various certificate courses.
  4. Revision of T.Y.B.Sc. Physics syllabus in academic year 2022-23 under Autonomous College.