Department of Biotechnology

Name of the chairperson (HOD): Dr. Sandeep Ashok Marathe

Faculty of the Department:

Sr. No. Name Designation Qualification Teaching Experience
1 Rajshree J. Valvi Asst. Prof. M.Sc. 3 Years.
2 Saddam R. Patil Asst. Prof. M.Sc. B.Ed. 2 Year
3 Pradnya V. Dhivare Asst. Prof. M.Sc. B.Ed. 1 Year
4 Kallyani R. Nagrale Asst. Prof. M.Sc. 1 Year

Brief History of Department:

Name of the Department: Biotechnology (UG)

Establishment: 25th June 2004

The department of biotechnology of S.T.Co.Op Education Society’s Ltd, Science senior college, Shahada started during the academic year 2004-2005. Affiliated to N.M.U. Jalgaon.Biotechnology is the interdisciplinary subject to popularize the discipline of biotechnology in rural and tribal area and to produce biotechnologist able to apply basic science principal to solve problems using biotechnology and boost the country economy. Biotechnology department secure gold medal in academic year 2010-2011 (Pandya Kirti Narayan).

Courses Offered:

Courses Duration Eligibility criteria
B.Sc. Biotechnology 3 Year 12th science(H.S.C) Pass with Biology, Physics, Chemistry

Topper students:

Bsc Biotechnology

Year Student Name Rank CGPA
2013-2014 Ku. Priyanka P. Bhavsar 1st Rank 8.55
2013-2014 Ku. Shalini K. Jaiswal 2nd Rank 8.10
2013-2014 Ku. Amena A. Badri 3rd Rank 8.05
2014-2015 Ku. Dipali S. Sonwane 1st Rank 9.33
2014-2015 Ku. Gayatri B. Sonar 2nd Rank 8.00
2014-2015 Ku. Gayatri G. Patil 3rd Rank 7.83
2015-2016 Ku. Hemangi S. Chaudhari 1st Rank 8.13
2015-2016 Ku. Pooja K. Patil 2nd Rank 6.78
2015-2016 Ku. Aishwarya K. Patil 3rd Rank 6.44
2016-2017 Ku. Ashwini A. Chaudhari 1st Rank 8.80
2016-2017 Ku. Gita H. Pawar 2nd Rank 7.40
2016-2017 Ku. Shruti S. Bhavsar 3rd Rank 6.70
2017-2018 Ku. Apeksha R. Patil 1st Rank 5.45
2017-2018 Ku. Rashmin K. Mansuri 2nd Rank 5.39
2017-2018 Ku. Tahseen A. Ansari 3rd Rank 5.20
2018-2019 Ku. Ruchita B. Khanore 1st Rank 5.86
2018-2019 Kumar Vaman P. Vasave 2nd Rank 5.19
2018-2019 Ku. Sonali R. Gulale 3rd Rank 4.80

Outline Syllabus of each course offered :

Graduation Program in 3 Year.

Departmental research activity:

  • Faculty participated and presented paper in state, National etc conferences as well as journals.
  • Faculty and students actively participated in junior research activity such as Avishkar. ( Organize by KBC NMU Jalgaon)

  • Extra activities of department:

    Year Extra Activity Name
    2018-2019 18th microbio olympiad screening test
    2018-2019 Blood group detection by vector club

    Courses conducted by Department:

    Value Added Course:

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Disaster Management

  • Add-on Course:

  • Physio chemical parameter of ground water.
  • Soil sampling and analysis.
  • Lab Safety.
  • Water soil analysis.
  • Isolation and identification of more forms of soil/water/milk.
  • Blood group detection and blood sugar analysis/urine analysis.

  • Certificate course:

  • Vermcomposting

  • Other Information:

    Infrastructural facilities available:

    Well equipped Biotechnology Laboratory with sufficient instruments.

    Major Equipment/Instrument:

  • Autoclave
  • Laminar air flow
  • Refrigerator
  • Rotary Flask shaker
  • Hot air oven
  • Distillation assembly
  • Incubator
  • Spectrophotometer

  • Laboratory Instrument list:

  • Autoclave
  • Laminar air flow
  • Refrigerator
  • Rotary Flask shaker
  • Hot air oven
  • Distillation assembly
  • Incubator
  • Spectrophotometer
  • pH meter
  • Cell counter
  • Digital centrifuge
  • Magnetic stirrer
  • Weighing Balance
  • Water bath
  • Microscope
  • UV cabinet
  • Ostwald’s viscometer
  • Photoelectric calorimeter
  • Horizontal electrophoresis with power supply
  • Digital electronics weighing balance.

  • Sub Department Name:


    Head of the Department: Asst. Prof. Suvarna S. Patel

    Faculty’s Name:

    1. Dr. Sandeep A. Marathe

    2. Asst. Prof. Pradnya V. Dhivare

    Courses Conducted by Department:

    Value Added Course:

    Mushroom cultivation

    Add-on Course:

    - Agriculture

    - Identification of adulteration in food material

    Certificate Course:

    - Seed technology and seed pathology.

    Sub Department Name:


    Head of the Department: Dr. Anjali K. Mahajan

    Faculty’s Name:

    1. Asst. Prof. Kavita K. Kuwar

    2. Asst. Prof. Pooja J. Lohar

    Courses Conducted by Department:

    Value Added Course:

    - Identification and rescuing of Snakes

    Add-on Course:

    - Apiculture

    - Bird Diversity

    - Snake Handling and Awareness