Department of English

The department of English was established in 1971 to enhance the interpretative and expressive skills of students in an intellectual environment. The department houses a well established library and a well equipped language laboratory. It has highly qualified staff and is headed by Dr. Priya D. Wanjari , Principal who is an eminent erudite and academician of Nagpur. Since its inception, the department has continuously expanded. Today it offers MA in English and is proud to have been recognized as Centre for higher learning and research in English. . The department has now become one of the most revered and recognized pillars of academic community within the discipline and also in the university.

The department arranges various competitions like essay, debate and elocution to improve proficiency in English. It also organizes many workshops related to personality development and various programmes to instill and inculcate core human values and to bolster self confidence.

Faculty Profile

Dr. Priya Dinesh Wanjari
Educational Qualification :
M.A.(English), M.COM., M.C.M., B.Ed., M.Phil. Ph.D
Teaching Experience – Over 22 years

Dr. Neehal Raza Sheikh
Educational Qualification:
M.A.(English), M.Phil, Ph.D.
Teaching Experience – over 28 Years

Dr.. Sunil Damodhar Ramteke
Educational Qualification:
M.A.(English), SET, B.Ed. M.A.(Linguistics), Ph.D.
Teaching Experience – Over 17 Years

Dr. Swati R. Gade
Teaching Experience: over 8 Years

Mrs. Archana S. Gatkine
Teaching Experience: 4 years

Publications- Books Authored by Faculty

Title :Fictional World of Shobha
Author : Dr. Priya D. Wanjari
ISBN :978-81-7192-077-8

Title :Understanding Feminism – Philosophy, Waves and Achievements
Author : Dr. Priya D. Wanjari
ISBN : 978-81-7192-100-3

Title:Diaspora in the Novels of Jhumpa Lahiri, Amitav Ghosh and Salman Rashdie
Authors : Dr. Priya D. Wanjari and Dr. Urmila Dabir
ISBN : 978-81-7192-131-7

Staff Achievement:

Dr. Priya D. Wanjari has been featured as “WOMAN INFLUENCER ” in one of the leading local newspaper

Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was an organizing committee member of the event “Jagatik Marathi Parishad “ organized under Shodh Marathi Manacha. She also hosted the talk show and interviewed the guest.

Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was the chairperson for an international conference on “Cyber SecurityAwareness as a Tool For Women Employment” held at D. B. Science College, Gondia


Two books authored by Dr. Priya D. Wanjari, Head, Dept. of English, available in libraries of International Importance –
1. Fictional world of Shobha De
Author: Dr. Priya D. Wanjari

Available in following International Libraries –
I. Columbia University in the City of New York, United States
II. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States
III. University of Chicago Library, United States
IV. Library of Congress, United States

2. Diaspora in the novels of Jhumpa Lahiri, Amitav Ghosh and Salman Rushdie
Author: Dr. Priya D. Wanjari; Dr. Urmila Dabir
Available in The British Library, St. Pancras, London, United Kingdom

Book entitled ‘Understanding Feminism : Philosophy, Waves and Achievements’ authored by Dr. Priya D. Wanjari, Principal and Head, Dept. of English of the college recommended for reference studies for M. A. (English) run by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University of Social Sciences, State University established by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.

Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was honored with Indian Achiever’s Award – 29th India- International Achievers’ Summit on The Indo-Thai Business Relations, 4th August, 2011
Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was adjudged Best Coordinator by Dept. of Adult Education and Extension Activities of RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was honored with Digital India Award
Dr. Priya D. Wanjari was honored with Bharat Shiksha Ratan Award

Professional Membership

Dr. Priya D. Wanjari is a member, Board of Studies (English) RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
Dr. Neehal Sheikh is a member, Board of Studies (English) RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
Dr. Priya D. Wanjari is a former Member, Task Force (English) RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur
Dr. Neehal R. Sheikh has worked as Director, Students Welfare, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur

Invitation as Resource Person:

Dr. Priya D. Wanjari,. Principal and Head of the Department got the distinguished opportunity to be a Chairperson in the National Conference on “Gender Equity in S and T for Sustainable Future” conducted by National Academy of Sciences, India(NASI) , Nagpur chapter in association with RTMNU on March 14th-15th 2023

Mr. Sunil D. Ramteke was invited as resource person to guide the students

Departmental Events


17/10/2023- The Departments of English of Santaji Mahavidyalaya Nagpur and Dr. Ambedkar College, Deeksha Bhoomi, Nagpur Jointly Organize ‘Workshop on Creative Writing’


25/04/2023 -The Department of English of the college organized National Level Self-Composed Poetry Recitation Competition in collaboration with Centre for Literary Interaction and Creativity and Shakespeare Society of Central India

24/04/2023 -The Department of English of the college organized National Level Online Quiz Contest on ‘Shakespearean Tragedies’ in collaboration with Centre for Literary Interaction and Creativity and Shakespeare Society of Central India


Departments of English of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, Hislop College, Rajkumar Kewalramani Kanya Mahaviyalaya and J. M. Patel Arts, Commerce and Science College in association with Shakespeare Society of Central India celebrate William Shakespeare’s Birth Anniversary by organizing National Online Certificate Course in Shakespeare Studies from 20th till 27th April, 2022.


The Departments of English of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, R. S. Mundle Dharampeth Arts and Commerce College, Nagpur and Manoharrao Kamdi College, Nagpur organized an Online Course on Compulsory English for students of B. Com Semester II from 5th to 21st May, 2021.

As part of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the college, National Book Review Competetion was organized and prize distributed on 17/03/2021

Departments of English of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur and Dayanand Arya Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur organized ‘Online Certificate Course on Compulsory English’ for all students of B. A. Final year of RTM Nagpur University from 23rd Dec., 2020 to 2nd January, 2021.


National Webinar on ‘TRAUMA STUDIES’ in collaboration with EdFly Learn & MKLM’s B. L. Ambani College of Commerce & Economics & M. R. Nathwani College of Arts, Vile Parle, Mumbai on 14th May, 2020.

01/01/2020 to 31/03/2020 -Career Oriented Certificate Course in Conversational and Communication Skills

16/09/2019 – 21/09/2019 – Certificate Course in Shakespearean Studies

07/09/2019 to 17/02/2020 – Online Survey conducted of the ESL students pursuing undergraduate course in the colleges affiliated to RTM Nagpur University


12/01/2019- 28/02/19 – Diploma Course in Conversational Skills

10/12/2018-15/01/2019 – Value Added Course in Functional English and Etiquettes in Conversation


Guest lecture

Guest lecture on ‘Effective Conversational Skills in English’

Lecture on Effective Communication

Guest lecture on e-mail writing

Guest Lecture on essay-writing skills

Seminars and Group Discussions

Students Participation

Students participated in intercollegiate poetry contest organized by Dr. Madhukarrao Wasnik PWS College, Nagpur and Centre for Literary Interaction and Creativity on 7th February, 2018

Participation of students in Global Handwriting Awareness Drive named as ‘Right to Write’ on 23rd Jan.2018

Participation of students in certificate course in ‘Modern English Drama’ from 15th to 20th Jan. 2018 organized by R.S. Mundle Dharampeth Arts and Commerce College, Nagpur

Departmental Events for Faculty

One Day National Seminar on ‘Indian Perspective of Infringement of Intellectual Property Rights’ was organized on 25th April 2018 by CENACLE, a joint venture of Departments of English of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Dr. Madhukarrao Wasnik PWS College and R.K. Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur

An International Seminar on Evolving Genre of Poetry was organised

National Conference on Emerging Trends in English Language and Literature

01-08-2017 to 02-09-2017 -Certificate Course in Functional English


20/01/2017- 22/01/2017 -National Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in English Language and Literature

01/09/2016 – 29/09/16- Certificate Course in Communicative English

Academic Associations

Memorandum of Understanding has been signed with MWPWS Arts and Commerce College, R.K. Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Sindhu Mahavidyalaya and Prerna College, Nagpur to form a cluster named as ‘Forum for Creative Writers’ in English’ to strive for greater excellence in higher education and to improve the efficiency of teaching, learning and evaluation

To exchange subject information and to share infrastructural facilities for the purpose of teaching and improving the learning skills of students , CENACLE a joint venture of Departments of English of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Dr. Madhukarrao Wasnik PWS College and R.K. Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur was formed.

Add-on Courses

A Certificate Course in Shakespearean Studies from 16/09/2019 to 21/09/2019

Fashion and English Dramas from 02/09/2018 -30/03/2019

A short term Certificate Course in ‘Communicative English’ was organized for students

Lab Exercises – Communicative English


Elements of Phonetics-
Classification of speech sounds, organs of speech, word accent and intonation.

Formal Business Communication-
Job application, resume, complaint letter, enquiries and reports.

Grammar and Usage-
Articles, prepositions, punctuation, capitalization, correcting the errors.

Vocabulary Development-
Prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, idioms and phrases.

Spoken English-
Introducing oneself, expressing likes and dislikes, narration, simulations.

Structured e-learning is provided through software based exercises on speech sounds, accent, rhythm, listening skills.

Functional English(2 months course)

Inaugural Ceremony-12/09/2019


Unit I

Listening Skills: Word Accent, Pronunciation, Intonation, Comprehension of listening exercise

Unit II

Speaking: Conversation Practice, Role play Simulation, Self Introduction, Narrating an event, Extempore speech (One Minute).

Unit III

Reading Skills: Voice modulation, Comprehension, Skimming, Vocabulary Enhancement, Newspaper reading

Unit IV

Writing Skills: Cursive Writing, Formal letter, Basic grammar, punctuation, spelling, Capitalization, picture perception

Department of Marathi

The department was established with an intention of reaping the richness of Marathi language and literature. It organizes host of seminars, workshops to create interest among students in Marathi language. The department has highly qualified staff members and houses a well equipped departmental library.

Dr.Mangala R. Dahat
Associate Professor
Teaching Experience- over 22 years

Dr. Swati M. Wakode
Asst. Professor
Teaching Experience – over 8 Years

Departmental Activities for Students


27/02/2023 -Marathi Bhasha Gaurav Din was celebrated to pay tribute to legendry Mararhi poet and playwrite v.v.shirwadkar alias kusumagraj on his Birth Anniversary

27/01/2023 – Guest Lecture on ‘Marathi Bhasheschi Sthiti and Gati’ by Dr. Sharayu Taywade, Principal, Taywade College, Koradi, Nagpur


27/02/2022 – Marathi Bhasha Gaurav Din

29/01/2022 – Marathi Bhasha Pandharwada Karykram

03/12/2021 -International day of persons with Disabilities

15/06/2021 -One day State Level Webinar on ‘Prof. Sharadchandra Muktibodh Yanchya Sahityacha Punarvichar’ as part of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the college


27/02/2021 – Marathi Bhasha Gaurav Deen celebrated online

Department of Marathi in collaboration with IQAC organized ‘Marathi Bhasha Sanvardhan Karyakram- 2021’ from 26th to 30th January, 2021. Inter-collegiate competitions on Translation Skills, Critical Appreciation of Poetry and Poster Making organized.


Poetry Recitation Competition ; based on Poetry of Vidharbhite Poets organized by Departments of Marathi of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, Prin. Arunrao Kalode Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur and Annasaheb Gundewar Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur from 28th May till 4th June, 2020.

Handwriting competition was organized

Workshop on “Marathi Bhasha Praman Lekhan” by Dr Rashtrapal Meshram

Training to Slum Dwellers on Proper Usage of Marathi Language




visit to Jagtik Marathi Samelan


One Day Seminar on ‘Renowned Saint Ganpati Maharaj Jeevan Aani Kaarya’ was organized on 7thSept.2017 in collaboration with by Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Adhyasan RTM Nagpur University.

Subject:- Ganpati Maharaj : Vyakti Aani Karya

Marathi Bhasha Gaurav Din on 27 Feb-2018 was organized by Marathi Dept. on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of Kavi Kusumagraj alias V.V. Shirwadkar. Dr. Prekshanjay Lipte was invited to deliver talk on the importance of Marathi Language on this occasion. The Programme was presided over by Dr. Priya Wanjari, Officiating Principal of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur. Selected poems of Kusumagraj were recited by students on this occasion.



Department of Economics

The primary goal of the Department of Economics, started in 1971, is to promote a thorough understanding of the economic aspects of the country and various welfare schemes provided by state and central Government . By the end of graduation, the student progresses from the granular view of Indian economics to global perspective The dedicated faculty of the department intends to make the students employable in corporate and academic fields. The faculty of the department who is also a passionate researcher has submitted a minor research project to UGC.

Jagdish R. Watmode
Teaching Experience – 12 Years

Departmental Activities


19-04-2023 to 19-05-2023: Certificate Course on ‘Rural Development’

07/01/2023: ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Socio-cultural, Economic and Literary Transformation during 75 years of India’s Independence’

17/11/2022 -Seminar was organized for students of B. A. Part-I on ‘Deductive Method’

16/11/2022- Seminar was organized for students of B. A. Part- III on ‘Importance of National Income’.

17/11/2022 – Seminar was organized for students of B. A. Part- III on 17/11/2022 on ‘Role of Private sector Industry in Indian Economy’


Online Webinar was organized for students of B. A. Part I on 07/01/2022 on ‘Adam Smith contribution to Economics’.

Online Webinar was organized for students of B. A. Part II on 07/01/2022 on ‘Says Law of Market’

Online Webinar was organized for students of B. A. Part I on 15/01/2022 on ‘Robins Approach’.

Online Webinar was organized for students on 29/01/2022 on ‘Factor of Production’.

Department of Economics Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur organized Certificate Course in ‘Rural Development’ under Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension Under Jeevan Shikshan Courses on 14-03-2022 to 11-05-2022


Lecture series on “Unemployment in India” organized by Departments of Economics, History and Physical Education. A guest lecture by Dr. Ravi Sorte, Shri Pandharinath Arts and Commerce college, Narkhed on 12/02/2021

IQAC Santaji Mahavidyalaya Nagpur and Yashoda Girls College Nagpur jointly conducted practice classes under Faculty Exchange Program from 30-06-2021 to 05-07-2021. Under the Faculty Exchange Program ‘Factor of Production’ topic in Economics were taught to students of BA Part-I of Yashoda Girls College, Nagpur on 05-07-2021.


Classroom Seminar was organized for students of B. A. Part-I on 26/09/2019 on ‘Robins Approach’.

Classroom Seminar was organized for students of B. A. Part- II on 28/09/0219 on ‘Says Law of Market’.

Seminar was organized for students of B. A. Part- III on 23/09/2019 on ‘Importance of National Income’.

Elocution Competition on ‘Global Warming’ on 19/09/2019

Under the Faculty Exchange Program various topic in Economics were taught to students of BA Part-I, Part-II and Part-III of Annasaheb Gundewar College, Nagpur on 7th and 8th Feb. 2020.


Classroom Seminar was organized for students of B. A. Part I on 07/03/19 on ‘Opportunity Cost’ And 08-03-19 on ‘Price Discrimination’.

Classroom Seminar was organized for students of B. A. Part II on 28/02/19 on ‘NPA’. .And 06-03-19 on ‘Internet Banking’.

Classroom Seminar was organized for students of B. A. Part III on 14/02/19 on ‘Need of Economic Planning’. And 02-03-19 on ‘Importance of Public Debt’.

SHREYAS Workshop for students on Employment Information on 29-03-2019


Student Seminar on forms of G.S.T on 31/01/2018

Student Seminar on Uses of’ A. T. M. on 07/03/2018

Guest Lecture of Dr. Surendra Pothare, Vice Prncipal and Head department of Economics, Sharadchandra Arts and Commerce College, Butibori on Importance of Organic Farming on 16/03/2018.

Educational visit to Indian Container Depot Nagpur on 19 march 2018


06-02-2017-Educational Visit to Laghu udyog va Gramin Udyog

27-01-2017-Guest Lecture on Economic Social Status in India

Department of History

The Department of History came into being in the year 1971. The department mainly focuses on teaching global, comparative, and transitional approaches to the history of the World. The active and dynamic faculty of the department organizes study tours to places of historical interest. The staff member of the department is also passionately engaged in research with a historical approach.

Dr. Shrikant Manoharrao Sontakke
Asst. Professor
Teaching Experience: 14years

Books Authored by Dr. Sontakke


Title of the Book




Bhartacha Itihas Prarambhapasun-1525 Paryant
(History of India from the Beginning till 1525)

Rajani Prakashan,Nagpur



Arvacheen Jagacha Itihas 1789 to 1920
(World History From 1789 to 1920)

Rajani Prakashan,Nagpur


Staff Achievement

Professional Membership

Dr. Shrikanth Sontakke is member co-coordinator for Vaidharbhiya Itihasachi Soneri Paane

Departmental Events for Students


07/01/2023 – Department of History, Political Science and Economics jointly organized a National Seminar on “Socio-cultural, Economic and Literary Transformation during 75 years of India’s independence”


The department got approval from the Life and Study Center of Nagpur University for the Certificate Course on “Local History of Nagpur”

30/03/2022- Gandhi Vichar Sanskar Exam – Jalgaon was organized by the department


02/07/2021 – Under the Faculty Exchange Program ‘”Shahjahan period legacy war ’ topic in History was taught to students of BA Part-I of Yashoda Girls College, Nagpur

10/02/2021- Webinar on life and works of on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj


Motivational Speech on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his Management by Dr. Sumant Tekade on 09/09/2019

Exhibition of Coins belonging to Medivial Times and British Era was organized on 09/09/2019


Guest Lecture on Travel and Tourism and Historical Sites by Smt. Dhanashri Pandhare imparted on 26/09/2018

Educational Visit to Zero Mile and Central Museum.

Educational Visit to Adivasi Gowari Memorial and British Residency built in 1804

Organization of Gandhian Thought Examination


A Guest lecture on “Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharajanchi Jivan Va Karya” was organized on 17th February, 2018.

Visit to National Monuments and Bhonsles of Nagpur with Parsian Epigraphs was organized on 24-01-2018.


06/02/2017 – Guest Lecture on Medieval Modern Architecture


“Itihas Sanshodhan Kendra”, Nagpur is a Library & Resource centre for Proper documentation of history for future generations of Research students. It holds 2000 rare books especially on Vidarbha & The Bhosales of Nagpur. To make use of this huge repertoire of books MoU has been signed between. “Itihas Sanshodhan Kendra”, Nagpur and Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur.

Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science was established in 1971 with an emphasis on imparting knowledge about the political systems of various countries. Because of the renewed interest in political science as a field of study, there are many takers at the graduate level. The Department is constantly engaged in academic pursuits by organizing seminars, symposiums, workshops and conferences. To enrich the students educational experience, renowned personalities from the field of Political Science are regularly invited as guest speakers. The teacher of the Department is actively engaged in research activities and has participated in many National and International Seminars and conferences.

Mr. Vijay Khandalkar
Teaching Experience – Over 10 Years

Departmental Activities


  • 29/09/2023- Youth Parliament
  • 12/08/2023 – Registration Drive of Voters under Mission Yuva
  • 2022-23

  • Youth Parliament was organised at Santaji Mahavidyalaya., Nagpur on 29
    August 2022 as per the directions of UGC.
    Theme :One India, Strong India.

  • 2021-22

  • Department of Political Science Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur organized Certificate Course in ‘Human Rights’ under Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension Under Jeevan Shikshan Courses from 4-04-2022 to 12-05-2022
  • 22/04/2022-Classroom Seminar- Classroom Seminar was organized for students of B. A. Part II (Sem. IV) on ‘CENTERAL – STATE RELATION ’.
  • 03/07/2021- Faculty Exchange Online Teaching Program
  • 2020-21

  • 13/02/2021- Lecture series on Indian Democracy and Human Rights organized by Departments of Political Science, History, Economics and Physical Education. A guest lecture by Prof. T. Y. Randive, Annasaheb Awate College, Manchar, Pune
  • 2019-20

  • 11/07/2019 – Awareness Programme – An Awareness Programme on ‘Human Values like Justice, Liberty, Equality, Human Dignity & Integrity ’ was organized
  • 05/09/2019 – Demonstration of use of VVPAT and EVM in collaboration with Nagpur Municipal Corporation Officials
  • 19/12/2019 – Visit to Vidhan Bhavan in Nagpur during the winter session of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly & Legislative Council.
  • 2018-19

  • 9/03/2019- Voter’s Awareness Drive on EVM and VVPAT – from Nagpur Municipal Corporation
  • 18/03/2019- Awareness Programme on ‘Human Rights’ by Dr. Amar Bondre, Head, Dept. of Political Science, VMV College
  • 2017-18

     Students Seminar

     Two students participated in Indian Student Parliament held in Pune, Organized by D.Y.Patil deemed University, pune during 19-21 Jan 2018.


     07/10/2016-Vidhan Bhavan Visit

    Department of Sociology

    The Department of Sociology was established in 1975. In recent years the subject Sociology has gained popularity among the students. Every year sizable number of students is opting for this subject. Many of the former students who have studied this subject have occupied prominent positions in Government offices and NGOs.

    Dinesh D. Petkar

    Departmental Events for Students


      12/02/2022 – Departments of Sociology along with Bar. Sheshrao Wankhede College, Mohapa, Shri Binzani City College, Nagpur and Sewadal Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur jointly organized ‘Rashtriya Yuva Sanvad Sankalp Parishad’ in association with Maharastra Andhshraddha Nirmoolan Samiti


     On the occasion of Police Raising Day Week a workshop on ‘ Precaution while making investment’ was organized at Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur on 8th January 2020 by Department of Sociology in collaboration with Prevention of Sexual Harassment Cell of the college.

     Students Seminar

    Department of Commerce and Management

    The Department was established in 1971. The department began with Bachelor of Commerce course in Marathi medium with only two teachers. Today it is the largest department of the college . Presently the department runs courses like B.Com. and professional courses like B. Com. (Comp. Appl.), BBA and M.Com. in English medium which are run on no-grant basis. The department is proud to be recognized as Centre for Higher Learning and Research in Commerce by RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur.

    Dr. Shrikant Pajankar
    Educational Qualification : M.Phil, Ph.D.
    Teaching Experience :over 31 years

    Dr. Prachi Rode
    Educational Qualification : M.Phil, Ph.D.
    Teaching Experience over 31 years

    Dr. Sudhir Godghate
    Educational Qualification :, B.Ed, M.A (Marathi), M.Phil, Net (commerce), Ph.D
    Teaching Experience :over 13years

    Dr. Usha Pillewar
    Educational Qualification :
    MBA (Finance), Ph.D
    Teaching Experience :over 3 years

    Dr. Vanita Naskulwar
    Educational Qualification :, M.A (Economics), M.Phil, Ph.d
    Teaching Experience :over 18

    Dr. Aparna A.Ambekar
    Educational Qualification :
    M.Com, B.Ed, M. Phil, Ph.D
    Teaching Experience : over 17 Years

    Mrs. Varsha Maturkar
    Educational Qualification :
    M.Com, M.Phil, B.Ed
    Teaching Experience:over 29 years

    Dr. Nitu Kumar
    Educational Qualification :
    MBA (finance), M.A(Economics), B.ed, Ph.D.
    Teaching Experience:over 13 years

    Mr. Sachin Mishra
    Educational Qualification :
    Teaching Experience : over 3 years

    Mr. Ankit Pusadkar
    Educational Qualification :, MBA(finance), NET & SET (commerce).
    Teaching Experience:over 2 years

    Staff Achievement:

    Professional Membership

    Dr. Shrikanth Pajankar is a life member of

    • Indian Commerce association,
    • Maharashtra Commerce Teacher’s Association
    • Nagpur University Teacher’s Association
    • Young Teacher’s association

    Dr. Prachi Rode

    • Member- Local Enquiry Committee of RTMNU from 2012-13 to 2017-18
    • Life member of Indian Commerce Association
    • Maharashtra Commerce Teacher’s Association
    • Nagpur University Teacher’s Association
    • Young Teacher’s Association

    Dr. Sudhir Godghate

    • Co-editor of National conference (souvenir) publication

    Departmental Events


  • 23/03/2023 : Faculty of the Department Mr. Ankit Pusadkar enlightened the students about NEP 2020 and its key takeaways
  • 29/03/2023 : Faculty member Mrs. Nitu Kumar guided the students on Entrepreneur skills required for Entrepreneurship Development
  • 2021-22

  • 09/06/2022 – A seminar on Money Management by CA. Mahendra Kamath was organized under the staff welfare programme
  • 2020-21

  • Online Guest lecture was organised on 15/03/2021 by Dr. Manish vyas (V.M.V College) on the topic ‘Stock Market’.
  • Online Certificate Course on Syllabus of B.COM I Semester I was in collaboration with Department of Commerce, Dayanand Arya Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur from January 15,2021 to January 17, 2021.
  • 2019-20

  • A National Level Webinar was organized by the Department of Commerce and Management, Santaji Mahavidyalaya in collaboration with Taywade College ,Nagpur on 26/05/2020 .The topic of the webinar was “Role of Commerce Faculty, Students and Entrepreneurs During the Pandemic”.
  • 07/02/2020to09/02/2020 – Students Exchange Programme with Annasaheb Gundewar College for Commerce
  • 01/01/2020- certificate course on Business Management with ECommerce
  • A workshop on Practical relevance of commerce and management
    Duration:- 1 Week( 23-09-2019 to 28-09-2019)
  • To make studnets Industry Ready various activities like Ad Mad and Business Role Plays were conducted by the faculty members
  • Workshop on Learn and Earn through Startup.
  • Industrial Visit to Ellora Paper Mills , Tumsar, Maharashtra
  • 2018-19

  • 05/03/2019 :Guest lecture on skill development and body language by Dr. Tushar Choudhari
  • Industrial Visit to Lokmat Media Pvt. Limited, Nagpur
  • 2017-18

    Guest lecture

    Topic: Body language and Skill Development

    Speaker: Dr. Tushar Choudhary, Asst. Profrofessor, Porwal College, Kamptee

    Topic: Guidance for CA Course

    Speaker: Chartered Accountant

  • Industrial Visit to Indian Food Corporation, Nagpur
  • 2016-2017

  • 07/01/2017- Indusrial Visit to Arun Automobiles and Punjabrao Deshmukh Cooperative Bank ,Kotwalnagar, Nagpur
  • 20/0/8/2016- Guest Lecture on Time and Stress Management
    Resource Person : Prof. Mohan Misal , Associate Professor, PWS college Nagpur

  • Department of Physics

    Physics is one of the most important and the core disciplines of Natural Sciences, which finds application in almost every discipline of other natural sciences. The knowledge of Physics and its applications is therefore very important as far as developing scientific approaches are concerned. Keeping this in mind the college started Department of Physics in 2003. The department strives to give students not only an understanding of basic and advanced concepts, but also an insight into recent developments. It nurtures the aspiring students to pursue higher education for the development of scientific society.
    The department has a well equipped departmental laboratory with a state of art design. The library has all essential books

    Faculty Profile

    Dr. Neeraja M. Haridas
    Teaching Experience : over 12 Years

    Mrs.Bhagyashree Tathod

    Sonali H. Golelwar
    Teaching experience :- 3 years

    Departmental Facilities

    A well equipped laboratory

    Departmental Activities


  • Workshop on designing electronic kit by Physics Department from 5/10/2023 to 10/10/23
  • 9/10/2023 -Guest lecture by Dr. G D. Zade on Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials
  • 2022-23

  • 28/02/2023 – Model Making Competition on account of Science Day
  • 25/08/2022 to 02/09/2022 – Bridge Course for B.Sc. I
  • 16/07/22022 – Students Seminar on World Ozone Layer Day
  • 2021-22

  • 06/04/2022- NPTI Workshop under MoU
  • 28/02/2022- Science Model Competition and Poster Presentation Competition on the occasion of Science Day under   the theme ‘Integrated Development in Science and Technology for Sustainable Future’.
  • 14/12/2021 – National Energy Conservation Day
  • 28/08/2021 – Departments of Physics and Chemistry jointly organized International Webinar on ‘Emerging Trends in Science and Technology’
  • 2020-21

  • 12/03/2021 – Online guest lecture on 5G Technology
    Resource Person: Mrs. Aboli Moharil, SLRTC Engineering College , Mumbai
  • 28/02/2021- Online National Science Day celebrated with the theme Future of Science, Technology and Innovations: Impacts on Education,Skills and Work”.
  • 28/02/20201 -Iintercolligiate PPT competition was conducted on the topic – ‘ Melting of Glaciers’.
  • 28/02/2021 – Intercolligiate research paper competition was organised on the theme Future of Science, Technology and Innovations: Impacts on Education,Skills and Work”.
  • 10/12/2020 – Online Workshop was organized on ‘Testing and Designing a Breadboard’
  • 2019-20

    • Awareness program on ‘Role of a physicist in Radiation Oncology’ on 12/09/2019
    • Visit to NEERI on 18-10-2019


  • 24/02/2019-26/02/2019 – Workshop at NPTI on Thermal Power Plant familiarization
  • 23/02/2019- Guest Lecture on Ultrasonic and its Applications
    Resource Person:Dr. P.D. Wankar, JB Science College, Wardha
    • Week long Workshop for B.Sc. III students on dual power supply and inverting and non-inverting operational amplifier.
    • Sky observation at ‘Science on Sphere,Raman Science Centre’ on 12 October
    • A study tour for students of II and III year was organized on 23rd January 2019 at Bajaj Science Center, Wardha


    • Visit to Raman Science Centre on 23-01-2017
    • One day annual workshop on Thermal Power Plant Familiarization at NPTI, Nagpur on 16/03/2018.
    • Guest lecture on Nano particles and their synthesis by Dr. Mrs Seema Ubale from Dharampeth Science College, Nagpur on 24/09/2017
    • Guest lecture on Ultra Thermal Radiation Sensor by Prof. R.A. Mungmode from S.K. Porwal science college Kamptee, Nagpur on 18/01/2018


  • Student Seminars
  • Department of Mathematics and Statistics

    Mathematical and statistical sciences provide career opportunities in traditional fields like physics and chemistry, economics and various budding fields like life sciences. Owing to this, the department conducts various academic activities. The department is backed by highly qualified staff. The department strives hard to set high standards in teaching to make the students thorough with fundamental concepts.

    Departmental Activities


      Bridge Course On Mathematics for First Year Students in the month of August


     23/08/2022 to 25 /08/2022 – Bridge Course in Mathematics


     Student Seminars


      Activity based on “Application of Mathematics to Nagpur Metro Project”

     INFINITY- A Mathematics Quiz organised by the students and for the students on 30/08/2019

      Seminar on “Various aspects of Analysis and Calculus” by staff of the department

    Department of Microbiology

    Microbiology is an important branch of biological science. It touches many important aspects of our day to day life. Owing to this viewpoint, the department was started in 2003. It has enjoyed consistent growth till date. It is backed by qualified young and enthusiastic faculty. Through enquiry, exploration and experiential learning, the department aims to produce graduates fully conversant with biological principles and rigorously trained in practical techniques so that they are competent and versatile in dealing with future demands.

    Faculty Profile

    Dr. Anjali Sharma

    Mr. Roshan N. Kamanawar

    Miss. Apurva Paithankar

    Ms.Neha Waghmare

    Ms.Amisha Kamle

    Ms. Ankita Manapure

    Departmental facilities

    Departmental library with around 50 books


    Department has a fully equipped laboratory with state of the art technology equipments

    Departmental Activities


  • 13/10/2023: Guest Lecture on “Techniques in Molecular Biology” Organized by Department of Biotechnology and Department of Microbiology, Santaji Mahavidyalaya Nagpur in Association with HiMedia Laboratories Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
  • 13/10/2023- One Day Workshop on “Techniques in Molecular Biology” Organized by Department of Biotechnology and Department of Microbiology, Santaji Mahavidyalaya Nagpur in Association with HiMedia Laboratories Pvt Ltd., Mumbai
  • 2022-23

  • 17/11/2022 -Guest lecture on ‘Techniques in molecular biology’
  • 10/11/2022 – Fermented food making competition’
  • 2021-22

    21/11/2021 : Poster making Competition on ”Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance” on the occasion of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week.Conducted through online mode

    18/10/2021: Essay competition on ‘Vaccination is the key to beat Covid 19’ Conducted through online mode

    Article writing competition on Mucormycosis through online mode from 27th September to October ,2021 at college level

    25/08/2021 : Quiz Competition on ‘General Awareness of Dengue’ Conducted through online mode


    16/03/2021 College level-poster making competition .
    Theme – “Views on impact of COVID 19 on global education system”.

    23/03/2021- Workshop for the students of M.Sc-I and B.Sc III Sem-IV.
    Topic : “Recent advanced Pathological Techniques used in diagnosis of COVID 19”.
    Speaker – Mr. Umesh Chandurkar, Clinical Microbiologist Global Healthcare, Gondia.
    In workshop students were demonstrated about the procedure and techniques involved in sample/ swab collection for detection of COVID-19 followed by presentation explaining in detail about RT-PCR.


    05/06/2020- Departments of Botany, zoology and Microbiology organized a national webinar on Environmental Resource Management Inquest of Sustainability, and Biodiversity

    29/02/2020 : Guest Lecture on Open Access and Open Educational Resources

    12/10/2019 to 19/10/2019 : Activity on ‘Proper Disposal of E-Waste’ organized by Department of Microbiology

    Collage and Poster Competitions on “Damage to Biodiversity Caused by Amazon Fire” on 05-10-2019


    Field Visit
    Visit to Sugar Factory- Manas Group, Agro Industries and Infrastructure Ltd., Bela, Dist.- Nagpur

    17/09/2018 : Workshop on Techniques in Molecular Biology in association with HiMedia Laboratories Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai

    26/09/2018: Students’ visit to CSIR- NEERI (National Environmental Engineering Research Institute), Nagpur


    03/10/2017 and 04/10/2017 : Workshop on ”Bacterial Genomic and Plasmid DNA Isolation”

    Visit to Science Express

     Students visited various coaches of Science Express which had a thematic display of concepts like Bigbang, Nanocosmos, Building blocks of Life from Gene to organism, Architecture of Mind, World of senses, Sensors, from data to knowledge, Global challenges, Spaceship, Earth or home in the Cosmos and the Universe. Students interacted with subject expert in each coach.

     Department of Microbiology conducted three days hands –on training workshop for the students of B.Sc.- III year of Botany and Microbiology on production of Azotobacter and Rhizobium Biofertilizers.

    Science day Celebrations at college- 28-02-2018

     On this occasion the activity of slogan making competition was organized for the students followed by slogans silent march. The theme of the competition was “Innovation Science for environment Protection” .

    Visit to Ankur Seeds

     Visit was organized for I year II year and III year students.

    Add-on courses

    Certificate course in food science and quality control

    Objectives of the course:

    1. To provide the basic knowledge of food science, food practices, food laws, importance of menu planning, nutrient role and nutrient biochemistry.
    2. To provide practical knowledge of fermented foods, food quality testing, food spoilage and food borne diseases.
    3. To develop the awareness about Malnutrition, Metabolic diseases caused by faulty diet and food preservation techniques.


     21/01/2017 – Visit to Ramdeo Baba Solvent Pvt. Ltd, Borgoan Road, Brahmapuri Dist, Chandrapur

    Department of Chemistry

    Chemistry is life. Atoms and molecules—their nature and how they interact—are the foundation for everything we are and everything we know. To help young minds in exploring the atomic world, the department of Chemistry was started in the year 2003.The department is continuously expanding and now proud of its spacious laboratory with state of the art equipments.. The highly qualified teachers in the department are deeply involved in teaching learning and in conducting various activities for the overall developments of students.

    Faculty Profile

    Dr. R. B. Lanjewar
    Head & Coordinator
    Teaching experience 35 years

    Dr.Deepika Brijupuria

    Dr. Savita Mane
    Teaching Experience : 10 Years

    Dr. Pooja Bele
    Teaching Experience : 3 Years

    Mrs. Richa Tiwari
    Teaching Experience : 2 Years

    Mrs. Shital Borkute
    Teaching Experience : 17 Years

    Dr. Nishigandha Gawande
    Teaching Experience : 17 Years

    Departmental facilities

    • Department has a very spacious well equipped laboratory

    Important Features

    • Chemical store room
    • Regents are methodically arranged in different table racks
    • Distilled water assembly
    • Fire extinguisher

    Departmental Activities


     16/10/2023 – Inauguration of ” Science club” with guest lecture of Dr. W. B. Gurnule on the topic ‘Future scope of Chemistry ‘

      01/09/2023 : Guest Lecturer by Dr. Swaoorup Laxmi Mudliar
    on Plastic Pollution

     07/08/2023 to 12/08/2023 : Chemistry Bridge Course


     28/02/2023 – National Science Day

     19/09/2022 to 24/09/2022 – Certificate Course in Soil Chemistry


      06/04/2022 – NPTI Workshop under MoU

      27/11/2021 -Intercollegiate Model and Poster making Competition was organized on the theme “Best out of Waste”. First prize was bagged by JB Science College and Second and Third Prize by Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur


     17/02/2020 – One day Workshop on ‘Preparation of Urea Formaldehyde’.

      17/02/2020 – Celebration of 150 year of Periodic Table

     Ethanol Production from Corn by Dr.Shoeb Khan, Hislop College ,Nagpur on 16/10/2019

     18/09/2019 – Determination of iodine value of fats & oils

     Green Chemistry and Handling of Instruments by Dr.Sonali Rahate on 04/09/2019

    Guest Lecture

     Coordination Compounds by Dr.Mangash Thakre ,Sindhu Mahavidyalaya on 10/ 08/ 2019


      25/02/2019 – Two day workshop on Boiler and Steam Power plants At NPTI, Nagpur

      Educational tour on 23/01/2019 to Bajaj Institute of science Wardha

     18/01/2019- Guest Lecture on Paper Chromatography
    Resource Person: Dr. Shoeb Khan, Hislop College, Nagpur

     17/12/2018- 22/12/2018 : Certificate Course on Food Chemistry

     15/12/2018 : Guest Lecture on Reaction and Mechanism
    Resource Person : Dr. s. Haldar, Hislop college, Nagpur


     16/03/2018- One day workshop on Boiler and Steam Power Plants at NPTI

      10/02/2018 – Workshop on Micro scale Technique

     Student Seminar


     08/04/2017: guest Lecture on Photochemistry
    Resource Person: Dr. D.C. Shindimeshram, Shivaji Science College, Nagpur

     17/02/2017 : Determination of Hardness of Water from different Sources

     23/01/2017- Study Tour to Raman Science Centre

    Department of Botany

    The department was introduced in 2003. With the relentless efforts of the faculty members, the department has shown an amazing progress. The department is enriched with a well equipped laboratory, various learning resources such as charts, slides, and models. To create a connection to plants and to make students responsible towards Mother Nature, the students of the department have set up a beautiful botanical garden in the college premises. To create awareness about the conservation of medicinal plants and herbal wealth frequent botanical excursions are also organized by the department.

    Faculty Profile

    Dr. Rajita .A.Lonare
    Asst. Professor
    Teaching Experience :over 12 years

    Mrs. A.S. Sathe
    Teaching Experience : over 12 years

    Departmental facilities

    Department has a very spacious well equipped laboratory

    Departmental Activities


    06/10/2023-Quiz Competition on the occasion of 69 th Wildlife week celebration

    29/09/2023 – Poster competition activity on the occasion of Green consumer day by Nature club, Green Campus and Botanical Society with collaboration of Botany Department.

    16/09/2023- Silent Rally with Slogans to conserve Ozone layer on the occasion of World Ozone Day

    28/8/2023 – Reconstruction of Botanical Society

    28/8/2023 – Botanical society, Nature club, Green Campus committee in collaboration of Botany Department conducted Tree plantation activity in college campus

    28/7/2023 – Nature club, Botanical Society &Green Club in collaboration with Botany Department of the College celebrated ‘World Nature Conservation Day’


    23/03/2023 – World Water Day

    21/03/2023 – “World Forestry Day ” . On this occasion oral presentation activity ” Ethno- Botanical importance of different species from various families of plants given by 36 students

    20/03/2023 – Taxonomist Appreciation Day – On this occasion activity ” Tribute to Botanists” was organized

    06/03/2023- Workshop on Eco-friendly Holi Color Preparation

    03/03/2023- World Wild Life Day

    10/02/2023 : Excursion Tour to Mahatma Gandhi Scientific Eco Park, Saoner along with students of Zoology

    27/08/2022 :Plantation activity in the premises of college


    29/03/2022 – Conducted plastic eradication drive and study of floristic area under MoU with Dr. Ambedkar College

    01/07/2021 – 07/07/2021: Department of Botany , Environmental Studies and Nature Club of Santaji Mahavidyalya , Nagpur celebrated Van Mahotsav week on 1 July to 7 July 2021 by organizing various activites like , tree plantation , Article on Van Mahotsav , Quiz Competition , Slogan Competition , Poster Competition on theme save trees , Speech on importance of Van Mahotsav , Role of plant in boosting immunity

    05/06/2021 – World Environment day was celebrated by making students plant trees near their residences and conducting poster making competitions


    28/03/2021- Department Of Botany ,Environmental Studies And Nature Club organized online workshop on Ecofriendly Holi colors on the occasion of Holi for all college students

    22/03/2021- Department of Botany , Environment And Nature Club Of Santaji Mahavidyalaya Nagpur , organized an online poster competition activity on the occasion of World Water Day

    21/03/2021 Department Of Botany , Environment And Nature Club Of Santaji Mahavidyalaya , organized an Eassy Writing Competition on the occasion of International Day Of Forest

    11/03/2021 -Department of Botany and Nature Club Organized online Power Point Activity on Rare Medicinal Plant

    24/12 /2020 Guest Lecture on Mushroom Cultivation By Dr Sumedha Puranik , Ex- Professor , Shivaji Science College,Nagpur

    05/12/2020 – Online Poster Competition on World Soil Day


     31/05/2020- Online Quiz Competition on World No Tobacco Day

     22/05/2020- E Poster Competition on International day of Biodiversity

     07/03/2020- Ecofriendly color making at Prahar school

      27/02/2020- One day Workshop on Molecular Biology Techniques under MoU

     05/02/2020-Slogan and Essay Competition on account of World Wetland day

     14/09/2019- Botanical tour to Hazra falls

     SEED BALL MAKING on 08.08.2019

    Guest Lecture

     Plant Taxonomy under MOU by Dr. Prashanth Jakhi, Institute of Science on 20/08/2019

     22/07/2019- Reformation of Botanical Society


     24/04/2019- Guest Lecture on Ethnobotany

      20/03/2019- Eco friendly Holi Color Making workshop

     16/03/2019 -One day Workshop on Taxonomic Building Capacity

     07/01/2019- Botonical Tour to Pench

     Visit to flower show on 01.12.2018 at Hislop College Nagpur

     26/09/2018 visit to NEERI

     20/07/2018; visit to Maharajbhag

     18/07/2018- Reformation of Botonical Society

     Visit to Organ Exhibition on 15.03.2019 at Govt. Medical College,Nagpur

     Eco-friendly color making workshop on 20.03.2019 at V.D.Paranjape School Bajaj Nagar Nagpur


      23/04/2018 Guest Lecture on Plant Physiology
    Resource Person: Dr. V.D. Dolfade

     Reformation of Botanical society- On 18-07-2018 new body of botanical society for the year 2018-2019 was formed. B.Sc students are the members of it.

     Visit to Maharajbagh- To identify some rare flora & fauna in Maharajbagh area.

      Visit to NEERI

     Students visit to old aged home

     Botanical excursion tour at Aura Park Bazargaon

     Science day celebration and collage making competition:

     Workshop on making of ecofriendly holi color and awareness program for school children

     Students visit to Seed festival


     21/03/2017- Programme on awareness about forests on World Forestry Day

     20/12/2016-visit to Botany department of RTMNU Campus

     4/10/2016- Manure preparation from garden and household wastes

     23/09/2016-Edible Mushroom Cultivation workshop
    Resource Person: Dr. Sumedha Puranik

    Students Achievement:

     Ms. Ashwini Yadav B.Sc. final year student was awarded gold medal for securing highest marks in Botany Subject in the university in the year 2017.

    Department of Biotechnology

    Biotechnology is the use of biological processes, organisms, or systems to manufacture products intended to improve the quality of human life. Keeping this in mind, service oriented Santaji college started the department of Bio Technology in the year 2003.This young department has grown rapidly since its inception. It houses a spacious well equipped laboratory with latest technology equipments. To empower students with latest technological trends, the department organizes various multi-disciplinary programs through department-industry interface

    Faculty Profile

    Teaching Experience :over 5 years

    Ms.Priya Borekar
    Teaching Experience : over 5 Years

    Departmental Facilities

    1. Instrumentation Laboratory
    2. Tissue Culture Laboratory

    Departmental Activities


    13/10/2023 – One Day Workshop on “Techniques in Molecular Biology” Organized by Department of Biotechnology and Department of Microbiology in Association with HiMedia Laboratories Pvt Ltd., Mumbai

    13/10/2023 – Guest Lecture on “Techniques in Molecular Biology” Organized by Department of Biotechnology and Department of Microbiology in Association with HiMedia Laboratories Pvt Ltd., Mumbai

    13/09/2023 -Poster Competition on ‘Role of Technology in Preventing Animal Poaching’

    18/07/2023- National Level PowerPoint Presentation Competition on ‘Value of Humans, Animals, Plants and Microorganisms and their Inter-connection for Sustenance’ – Organized by Department of ZOOLOGY, MICROBIOLOGY and BIOTECHNOLOGY.


    29/12/2022-31/12/2022 -Hands on Training on Plant Tissue Culture Techniques – A combined activity with the Department of Microbiology

    15-11-2022 & 16-11-2022: Two day Workshop on ” Techniques in Molecular Biology” in association with Himedia Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai

    19-10-2022 :PowerPoint Presentation Competition on “Light Pollution & its Effects”

    07-10-2022 :Poster Competition on “Micro Plastic and its Effects”

    28-09-2022 :Street Play on “Contribution of Louis Pasteur in the Field of Science” a combined activity with the department of Hindi, Santaji Mahavidyalaya


    05-04-2022: Model making on sewage water treatement

    26-03-2022 : Powerpoint Presentation Competition on “Role of Recombinant Vaccines in Treatment of COVID 19”

    28-03-2022 :Workshop on “Bioethics in Biotechnology”

    14 – 12 – 2021 : Poster making Competition on ‘Genetically Modified Plants and Animals’


    18-06-2021 Workshop on Antibiotic Sensitivity Test of Microorganisms by Using Standard Antibiotic Disc and Medicinal Plant Extract

    22-04-2021 Earth Day – 2021

    16/03/2021 – Power Point Presentation Competition on “Impact of COVID – 19 Pandemic on Environment”

    12/03/2021 – Workshop on “Making of E Poster on Research Work”

    08/03/2021 – Training on “Handling of Biotechnological Equipments”


     20/02/2020- Workshop on Application of Spectrophotometer

      18/02/2020- Visit to ICAR

      06/02/2020- 17/02/2020- Certificate Course on Production of Biofertilizer

     29/01/2020- Workshop on Staining Techniques

      10/10/2019-11/10/2019 – Biocomic learning- fun activity

     Collage and Poster Competitions on “Damage to Biodiversity Caused by Amazon Fire” on 05-10-2019

     An Awareness Programme on proper disposal of e-waste was conducted by staff and students of the dept from 12/10/2019 to 19/10/2019.It was subsequently followed by collection of collection of e-waste. students took the collected e-waste to the e-waste management centre,Sadar, Nagpur

     Workshop on “Seed Stick Making” on 14-01-2020

     Power Point Presentation Competition on “Generic Medicines” on 31/01/2020

      20/08/2019- Guest Lecture on Angiosperm Taxonomy
    Resource Person: Dr. Prashant S. Jakkhi, Institute of Science, Nagpur


     02/02/2019 – Workshop on Traditional Methods of Rainwater Harvesting

     25/01/2019- Workshop on Food Adulteration

     Visit to Sugar Factory- Manas Group, Agro Industries and Infrastructure Ltd., Bela, Dist.- Nagpur

     A one day workshop was organized by department of Biotechnology and department of Microbiology, Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur on “Techniques in Molecular Biology” in association with HiMedia Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai at the college on 17-09-2018

     Visit to India International Science Festival held at NEERI on 26-09-2018


     Students of Department participated as volunteers in Beejmohotsav-18, Seed and Biodiversity Festival, Nagpur as a part of extra – curricular activity.

     Industrial visit to Ankur Seeds Pvt. Ltd. Nagpur was organized on 10-02-2018

     03/10/2017-04/10/2017 – Workshop on Application of Spectrophotometry

     02/08/2017 – Visit to Science Express

    Add-on Courses

     A short term certificate was conducted by Department of Biotechnology on Plant Tissue Culture for B.Sc. III year students.

    Learning Outcomes




     21/01/2017 – Visit to Ramdeo Baba Solvent Pvt. Ltd, Borgoan Road, Brahmapuri Dist, Chandrapur

    Department of Zoology

    The department was established in 2003 to help students gain an insight into animal life through a wide range of approaches. Students learn genetics, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental pollution, wild life conservation, besides the classical zoology. The department has highly qualified and research oriented staff members. It is equipped with a sophisticated laboratory.
    Maintenance of biodiversity is crucial to our survival. In view of this, the department organizes lot of activities and arranges field trips.

    Faculty Profile

    Dr. Radha P. Somalkar(Rekha V. Gaurkar)
    Teaching Experience :over 12 years

    Mr. Mukesh Dhobale
    Teaching Experience :over 3 Years

    Departmental facilities

    Departmental Activities for Students


      29/08/2023- Reformation of Zoological Society

     31/07/2023 – Slogan Writing competition on International Tiger’s Day

     06/07/2023 – Online Quiz Competition on the occasion of World Seabird Day


     03/05/2023 – Guest lecture on “Post idol immersion study of hydrobiology of Katol river”

     23/03/2023 – A power point presentation on the occasion of World Water Day

     20-03-2023 – World Sparrow Day celebrated by providing nests and clean water to birds

     10/02/2023 : Excursion Tour to Mahatma Gandhi Scientific Eco Park, Saoner along with students of Botany

     28/12/2022 – Distribution of Guppy fishes in slum areas

     21/12/2022 – Guest lecture on Enzyme Commission (E.C.)

     5/12/2022 – Collage making competition on World Wildlife Conservation Day

     01/12/2022 :Slogan competition on World AIDS Day

     23/09/22 : Reformation of Zoological Society

     29/07/2022 :Essay Writing competition on International Tiger’s day


     16/03/2022 – Workshop and Guest lecture on ‘Sericulture and Future Job Opportunities in the field of Zoology’”


     21/03/2021 – Online Slogan Competition on International Forest Day

     22/03/2021 – Online Slogan Competition on World Water Day

     5/03/2021 – – Workshop on ‘Fish aquarium construction and maintenance’ was conducted by
    Dr. Kishor Waghmare

     4/12/2020 – Online Poster Making Competition on Wildlife Conservation Day

     1/12/2020 – Online Quiz on World AIDS Day


     31/05/2020 – Online Quiz Competition on World No Tobacco Day

     12/02/2020 – Visit to Dr. Ambedkar college to attend workshop on ‘Aquaculture’ under linkage

     29/01/2020 – Workshop on Microbial Staining and double staining method

     Reformation of Zoological Society for the year 2019-2020 on 10August 2019

     Guest lecture and Workshop on 11/10/2019 by Mr. Tanveer Mirza on “Protection of Birds by Artificial Nesting & Conservation of Environment”

     Students visit to Hajra Fall on 14/09/2019

     Students of III Sem and V Sem visited Dr. Ambedkar college under linkage on 22Aug 2019


     : 7-01-2019 Workshop on “Training for integrated fish farming and fish seed production” in association with Indepesca overseas Pvt. Ltd. Pench fish farm, Navegaon Khary.

     Study Tour to Khindsi, Pench Forest Park, Pench Fishereis and Ghogra Mahadev

     26/9/18 – Visit to NEERI

      24/08/2018 – Guest lecture by Dr. R.S. Bagde on the topic of
    Adaptations in Birds”

     10-07-2018 – Reformation of Zoological Society


      2nd to 6th Jan.2018 – Certificate course on Sericulture

     An interactive lecture on Aquaculture was arranged on 01-02-2018. Dr. Zeenat Kashmiri was the guest speaker.

     An interactive lecture on Adaptations in Birds was arranged on 24-01-2018. Dr. R. S. Bagde was the guest speaker.

     03.08.2017 – Visit to Campus

     08.09.2017 – Environment Awareness Program

     18/08/2017 – Rearing of Guppy fishes

     Visit to NEERI

      10-07-2017 – Zoological Society Formation

     15/09/17 – Excursion Tour – Aura Park

     Silent march on Science Day

     Student Seminar


     01/02/2017 – Guest lecture by Dr.Zeenat Kashmirion the topic of “Aquaculture”

      24/01/2017 – Guest lecture by Dr. K.B. Nagarnaik on the “TasarSilkculture”

     07/01/17 to 13/01/17 -Short-term certificate course on Aquarium maintenance

     24.07.2016 -Guest lecture by Dr. Ashish Tiple on the topic of “Importance of taxonomic study in the field of Zoology ”

     22/07/2016 -Formation of Zoological society

      17/07/16 – Zoological excursion tour at Rawanwadi and Chandpur

    Department of Computer Science

    The department was established in the year 1997-98 with a vision of relevance in research and excellence in teaching and development in technology. It was first in the University to start a three year B.Com. (Computer Application) degree course in 1997-98. Later on MCM and PGDCCA were started in 2001-2002 followed by a three year BCA in 2002-2003. The department has a vibrant set of faculty including NET/SET qualified teachers and Ph. D holders. It is backed by a highly sophisticated laboratory with 24 hours internet facility with all the latest software. The department continuously upgrades the laboratory facilities to train the students with latest technology to enhance their employability. The department involves students in team projects for solving problems in Computer Applications. It also invites various experts from the industry to share their domain specific knowledge for accelerated growth of students.

    Faculty Profile

    Amit .B. Rehapade
    Asst. Professor and Head
    Teaching Experience :over 14 years

    Dr. Mrs. Sudha Ramachandra
    Asst. Professor
    Teaching Experience : over 21 Years

    Ms. Vidya G. Banait
    Teaching Experience :over 17 Years

    Mrs. Madhura K. Naidu
    Teaching Experience : over 19 years

    Mr.Vikram G. Meshram
    Teaching Experience : over 5 Years

    Mr. Dhananjay K. Suryawanshi
    Teaching Experience :over 14 years

    Departmental Facilities

    Departmental Events for students


  • 11-08-2023 : Seminar on “ Machine Learning ” was organized in association with Brillect Tech, Nagpur
  • 2022-23

  • 12/04/2023 – Seminar on Cloud Technology and Information Security and it’s Future Opportunities
  • 22/12/2022 – Intercollegiate Power Point Presentation Competition on Impact of Social Media on Mental Health was organized in coordination with cultural department
  • 18/10/2022 – Power Point Presentation Competition on Emerging Technologies was organized for all students of Computer Science
  • 2021-22

  • 22/04/2022 – Coding Competetion was organised for first year students
  • 2020-21

  • 23/10/2020 A Webinar was organized in collaboration with Dept of Robotics and Cloud Technology , RTMNU
    Topic : Trends and Opportunities in Cloud Technology and information Security
    Speaker : Mr. Anil Tatode, Training Officer of Robotic Dept. of , RTMNU
  • 2019-20

  • 02/06/2020 to 06/06/2020 :Online Quiz Competition on Awareness of Covid 19
  • 25-05-2020 – Online Quiz Competition on Linux Operating System
  • 03/05/2020 -Intercollegiate power point presentation on the topic “Impact of Coid-19 pandemic on Indian and Global Economy” was organised
  • 28-04-2020: Online Training on Creation and Usage of Google Forms
  • 23-03-2020-Online Programming Activity For BCA Second Year and Final Year Students
  • 22/03/2020(Janata Curfew)-Online PPT Presentation Activity on any topic of interest for BCA Students

  • Blind C Programming Competition on 14/02/2020
  • Software Development Competition on 14/02/2020
  • 18/01/2020 – Workshop on “Web technology” was conducted by Mr. Anup Khadakkar, Intechzia pvt. LTD,Nagpur
  • 15/01/2020 – Workshop on “Software Development” was conducted by Mr.Amit B. Rehapade,HOD Computer Science Dept. Santaji Mahavidyalaya,Nagpur
  • 19-10-2019 to 25-10-2019 :Faculty Development Programme On Basic Computer Programming
  • 02/12/2019 -World Computer Literacy Day . Inorder to stress the importance of Computer Literacy ,a guest lecture by Mrs. Varsha Pande who is an Asst. Professor from Shivaji Science College was arranged in the college .
  • 26/09/2019 – Guest Lecture on Cloud Computing and Network Security by staff of RTMNU Robotic Department
  • 25/09/2019 – Online Quiz Competition
  • 2018-19

  • Short term Course on ICT from 24/04/2019 to 27/04/2019 for teaching and non teaching staff
  • 09/02/2019 – One day workshop on “Python and Networking” by Raj Arora, Revat Network PVT. LTD, Nagpur.

  • 23-01-2019-A Study Tour to Bajaj Science Center , Wardha in collaboration with other Science Departments of the College
  • 19-01-2019 :Intercollegiate Power Point Presentation Competition on Intellectual Property Rights in Coordination with Cultural Department
  • 2017-18

  • 24/02/2018 IT Sector career oriented seminar by jet king
  • 10/02/2018 Guest Lecture on PHP by SSIT Pvt. Ltd.
  • 27/01/2018. – Gust Lecture on Robotics by RTMNU
  • 23/11/2017 – Training in handling Office Software by Master Soft
  • 05/08/2017 – Seminar on Animation and VFX(Visual effects) by Reliance Education
  • ICT Training from 07/04/2017 to 28/04/2017
  • 2016-17

  • Guest Lecture on Linux Operating System
  • A Three Month Certificate Course on ‘Fundamentals of Computers and MS-Office’
  • Department of Home Economics

    Home is most important institution in the world. Skills related to home building are a priority. The department of Home Economics focuses mainly on skills related to home building. The department develops recipes, collects information about nutritional facts and makes a contribution to the adaptation of scientific practices in routine household activities.

    Faculty Profile

    Dr.Mrs. Geeta R. Ambatkar
    Teaching Experience : over 11 years

    Departmental Activities for students


    13/12/2022 – Discussion Session on “Importance of Immunization and Supplementation for Babies (0 to 1 years)” was conducted for Part-III students

    18/11/2022 and 19/11/2022 – Cakemaking Workshop

    17/10/2022 – A workshop on ‘Tie & Dye’ was conducted by Dr. Geeta Ambatkar ,HoD. In this workshop construction work was demonstrated using Favicryl Colour with various samples.

    15/10/2022 – A workshop was conducted by Dr.Geeta Ambatkar, Head of the Department of Home Economics on ‘Artificial Flowers Design’ using organdy fabric and stocking fabric.


    02/09/2021 -One Day Virtual National Seminar on ‘Self Employment: Need of the Hour’ organized by Departments of Home Economics of Santaji Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, Dr. M. K. Umathe College, Nagpur, Nabira Mahavidyalaya, Katol and Prin. Arunrao Kalode College, Nagpur

    16/10/2021 -World Food Day was celebrated virtually with a session by renowned Dietician Dr. Meera Pingale Khadakkar who emphasized on the consumption of a Balanced Diet

    27/11/2021 – Virtual Workshop on Skill Development. The workshop was conducted by Ms. Maithili Ghushe, an expert from Swaatva Creations. She taught the students the Art of Mandala and Wall Hangings.

    04/12/2021 – Online Tie & Dye Workshop. Mrs. Manjusha Bhombe from Kalashree Art Classes guided students into learning this traditional Indian Art style using Fevicryl Colours.

    13/12/2021 – Lecture on Ways to self-employment in the Present Times. Dr. Sujata Sakhare, Associate Professor at Dayanand Arya Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur provided information to the students over an online mode.

    23/12/2021 – Online workshop on creation and assembly of Artificial Flowers using the Organdy and Stocking fabric. The Workshop was conducted by Dr. Geeta Ambatkar with an intention to provide the students an understanding of another way to self-employment.

    03/03/2022 – Jewellery Design Workshop in association with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour. The workshop was guided by Mrs. Devayani Bangadkar, Specialist at Fevicryl.

    10/03/2022 – Online Guest Lecture on Health problems of preschool children by Dr. Manjusha Giri

    29/03/2022- Workshop on Fabric Painting and Block Printing. The workshop was conducted by Mrs. Devayani Baangadkar, an expert from Fevicryl.


    31/03/2021 – Online Guest Lecture on Samatol Aahar by Dr. Seema Pande, V.M.V. College, Nagpur

    13/03/2021 -online Guest Lecture onCOVID-19 Kalat AaharVishyat Ghetli Janari Dakshta by Dr. Ashwini Meshram, LAD College, Nagpur .

    9/03/2021-10/03/2021 online workshop on Skill Development to commemorate the Golden Jubilee year


  • State Level Webinar organized by Department of Home Economics on – Social and Family Challenges and Opportunities on 30th May, 2020.
  • 13/03/2020 – Organized a guest lecture on Women & Child Health Problem by Dr. Snehal Marathe, a Medical Dietitian at Arogyam Hospital

    11/03/2020- Mentor- Mentee Activity with the participation of Rajkumar Kewalramani Mahavidyalaya and Annasaheb Gundewar Mahavidyalaya

    27/02/2020-29/02/2020 organized a Workshop on Fabric Painting by Mrs. Devayani Bangadkar, an expert from Fevicryl

    . 22/02/2020-Students and Faculty of Department of Home-Economics attended the workshop on Student Self-Employment’ organized by Maharashtra Mahila Bachat Gat and Graamin Karagir

    11/01/2020 2020. Students and Faculty of Department of Home-Economics visited the exhibition Gramayan Sewa Pradarshan, organized by Nagpur Municipal Corporation and GramayanPratishthaan
    Theme:Meragaav, MeraTeerth

     Inter-collegiate Cake Making Workshop on 10th & 11th Oct 2019.

     Tie & Dye on 26 /10/ 2019

      “Significance of wild vegetables” on 21/10/2019

      Skill Development on 17th & 18th October 2019

     Artificial Flower Making on 03 /10/ 2019

      Guest Lecture on World Food Day 16th October 2019.

      “Skill Development and Self Employment ” by Mrs. Sanghamitra Manwatkar on 7/10/2019.


     Guest lecture on “Nutrition for Preschool Children’s problem and Women’s Health problem” by Dr. Abhilasha Agrawal on 14 Mar 2019.

     Educational Visit to Sitabuldi Museum on 16 Mar 2019.


     Guest lecture by Dr. Alka Kotamkar (Sarode) on 29 Sep 2018.

     Guest Lecture on World Food Day 16 October 2018.

     The department organized guest lecture on “Skill development and self employment” by Dr. Shreebala Deshpande on 11 Oct 2017.

     Workshop on tie & dye on 01 September 2018

     Workshop on skill development on 04 October 2018

     Workshop on Artificial flower making on 12 October 2018.

     Inter collegiate Flower Arrangement Competition on 25th Sep 2018

     Workshop on Fabric Painting and Jewelry Making was organized on 24-25 January, 2018.


     Gramayan Exhibition on 10 February, 2018


     06/02/2017 – Visit to BorDam, Pavnar, Duttapuri and Sevagram

     03/02/2017 – Workshop on Chemical Detergent Making
    Resource Person: Dr. Rajendra Haranganonkar

     26/01/2017 and 27/01/2017 – Two day Workshop on Fabric painting and Block Printing
    Resource Person: Dr. Manjusha Bhombe

     08/10/2016 – workshop on Artificial Flower Arrangement
    Resource Person : Dr. Geetha Ambedkar

     05/10/2016 and 06/10/2016 – Workshop on Ceramic work
    Resource Person : Dr. Deepali Pande

     30/08/2016- Guest Lecture on Skill Development and Self Employment
    Resource Person: Smitha Pattarkine

    Department of Physical education

    Physical Education is very important to the health and development of students. Through physical education students can develop good health and improve self confidence. Considering this , the Department of Physical Education was established in 1971. The department is fully equipped and is headed by an active and an enthusiastic faculty.

    Faculty Profile

    Dr. Sanjay Khalatkar
    Teaching Experience : over 11 years

    Staff Achievements

    • Felicitation for working as an Editor of an Annual Magazine of Vidya Bharati

    • Mahatma Jyotiba Fule Awards Ceremony, New Delhi

    Sports Activities/Student Achievements


  • 29/08/2023 – National Sports Day Celebration
  • 31/07/2023 – Itra-Collegiate Chess and Carrom competition
  • 21/06/2023 – International Yoga Day
  • 2022-23

  • 22/12/2022 – Late Shri GovindRaoji Wanjari Memorial Intercollegiate Crosscountry
  • 2021-22

  • 21/06/2021 -World Yoga Day was held on Google Meet. Asanas and Pranayama were demonstrated
  • 22/06/2021 – An International Webinar by D. H. Lucy Guest was held.
  • On Sunday 11th ,18th ,25th July, 2021 and August 1st ,8th , 29th 2021 Fun fitness program for all students was held on Zoom
  • Major Dhyanchand’s biography was narrated in a virtual manner for all the students of the college during the National Sports Day at 7.30 am.
  • As part of the Induction program, on Thursday, December 2, 2021, all the first year students were introduced to the physical education, Yoga, Art of Living in a virtual manner with a demonstration.
  • Yash Sunil Shete B Com English Medium got a black belt in karate
  • 5th Vidarbha Level Open Karate Championship 2022 was organized by Martial Art Training Association of India on 16th January 2020 at Adarsh Mangal Karyalaya , Ayodhya Nagar, Nagpur. Yash Sunil Shete B.Com Final was awarded the Bronz Medal.
  • Yash Dilip Shete and Ruby Devidas Gajbhiye were awarded at the state level competitions of Cestoball which were held from 29th to 31st January 2022.
  • Kumari Rituja koram MA First Year English Medium student was selected for the Hand ball West Zone Inter University Championship which was held from March 8 to 12 in Jaipur Rajasthan
  • All India Inter University Taekwondo Competition held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from 21st to 24th March, 2020 Abhishek Moharle of our college was selected in two categories, Kairoge and Punse
  • On the occasion of 75 years of independence, the students of our college participated in the 75 crore Sun Salutation program.
  • Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 6 30am Aamdar Govindraoji Wanjari Smriti Inter College Cross Country was organized
  • 2020-21

  • 21/06/2020-Asane, Pranayama, was held on 6th World Yoga Day on Zoom App. Jalneti,Sutraneti were demonstrated.
  • On Tuesday, February 2, 2021, Devesh Chaudhary participated in the Bhusawal Cricket Association’s cricket tournament.
  • 11/02/2021-Guest Lecture by Dr. Sonali Sirbhate , Priyadarshani College on the importance of diet in daily life.
  • 2019-20

  • Kanchan Meshram Selected to Represent Rashtrasaint Tukdoji Maharaj, Nagpur University Hand ball West Zone Inter University Championship held at Gwaliour.
  • Pratiksha Moon Selected to Represent Rashtrasaint Tukdoji Maharaj, Nagpur University Wood ball All India Inter University Championship held at Chandigarh.
  • Tulsidas Kshirsagar to Represent Rashtrasaint Tukdoji Maharaj, Nagpur University Wood ball All India Inter University Championship held at Chandigarh.
  • Dr.Sonali Shirbhate Suryawanshi of Priyadashani Mahavidyalaya Wardha delivered a guest lecture on the Importance of Diet in Daily Life.

  • 2018-19

  • . Abhishek Moharle to Represent Rashtrasaint Tukdoji Maharaj, Nagpur University Takewondo Team in All India Inter University Championship held at Rohtak.
  • • College Cricket Team as Winners

    • College Girls Volleyball Team

    • fitness Club-Cross Country on 19-08-2018

    • National Sports Day 29.8.2018

    • R.T.M. Nagpur University Cross Country-02-09-2018

    • R.T.M. Nagpur University Swimming Competition on Wednesday 26.9.2018

    • Rohit Riranwar B.Com-III
    • College cricket team participated in Punjabrao Deshmukh Krida Mahotsav on 29.9.2018
    • Chhatra Sansad on Monday 1.10.2018

    • RTM. Nagpur University Basketball Team on Monday 1.10.2018

    • CYCLE RACE organised by Rajkumar Kewalramani, P.W.S. College, Tuesday 2.10.1018

    • College Kabaddi team participated in R.T.M. Nagpur University, Wednesday 3.10.2018


  • Rewati Kantode selected to Represent Rashtrasaint Tukdoji Maharaj, Nagpur University Cricket Women team in West Zone Inter University Cricket Championship held at Nanded.
  • Abhishek Moharle to Represent Rashtrasaint Tukdoji Maharaj, Nagpur University Takewondo Team in All India Inter University Championship held at Amritsar
  • 2016-17

  • Parag Dhanraj Bhole student of BBA I Year secured First prize in Roller Skating Championship held at Hill Fort Rink, Nagpur.
  • Intra Mural sports activities were organized on 23rd January, 2017.
  • Medical Checkup of all the students was carried out on 20th to 21st January ,2017.
  • Late MLA Govindraoji Wanjari Smriti Daud Spardha was organized – 5km for women and 10 km for men
  • On 25th December, 2016, Maharashtra State Open Karate Championship was held. Pawan Kukde student of B.Com.-I participated in the competition represented Santaji Mahavidyalaya and received the certificate of participation and a memento.
  • On Wednesday 2nd October, 2016, Rajkumar Kewalramani College, Nagpur and PWS Arts and Commerce College, Nagpur had jointly organized 22 km Boys Cycle Race. Rushabh Dhanorkar of BBA I ,Shubham Nikose of I ,
    Shekhar Waghmare of I Sadanand Raut of BA III, represented Santaji Mahavidyalaya on Thursday 23rdJanuary, 2020, in the competition.
  • International Yoga Day was celebrated on 21st June, 2016. Yoga classes were conducted for all the professors and staff of the college. Prof. Dr. Sanjay Khalatkar conducted group Asanas, Pranayama, Mudra, Meditation etc.