About the Department

The Department started in 1946 when Geography was introduced as the first year BA subject. The course was on Physical Geography and Prof.K.V.Kelkar ,Head ,Geology Department  taught this course till 1957.In this year Geography was introduced as a  second year subject & Prof.J.B.Kumthekar joined as the first head of Geography in 1957.He acted as head till his retirement in 1969.He was followed by Prof.D.S.Desai (1969-1973) and Prof.A.V.Bhagawat (1973-1997) as the heads. Presently Dr.Sanjeev B Nalavade is the head.

Courses offered

Class Course taught
FYBA Elements of Geomorphology
SYBA Geography of Disaster Management
TYBA Human Geography


University Result: TYBA (2010-2015)

Year No.of students appeared
2011   76 99
2012 103 99
2013 130 97
2014 129 98
2015 154 97

Please Note

Pravin Laxman Shinde

(M.A. B.Ed. NET)

Assistant Professor

Teaching Faculty

Note: Biodata of any of the above mentioned faculty member can be downloaded by clicking on their name.

Research Title: Research Projects

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Pravin L. Shinde

“Variation in Rainfall and Sugarcane Production in Pune District, Maharashtra:2006-2016

University Grants Commission – College for Excellence  MAST Programme

1 Year


Research Paper Published