Department of philosophy
The Department of Philosophy was established in 1940, one of the oldest departments in D. B. F. Dayanand College of Arts and Science and offers graduate course. Prof. Devraj Gupta, Prof. A. S. Deshpande, Prof. S. S. Katkar, Prof. U.G. Bawane were former heads of the department. Presently, Dr. S. D. Patankar is working as an in-charge of the department. Dr. A.V. Nama is a faculty member. The department runs skill development courses like ‘Logical Aptitude for Competitive Exam’, and ‘Contemporary Indian and Western Thinkers’ and various extra-curricular activities such as Library Induction program, Bridge course, Wall posters, guest lectures, campus cleaning, and tours have been arranged. The new apps like ‘Google class room’ and ‘outlook’ are used for instructing students. Mentoring is done to students. Remedial coaching is provided to slow learners as well as advance learners. The academic results of department are satisfactory.
Dr. A. V. Nama
Designation : Assistant Professor
Experience : 21
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Mobile : 9860523479
About the Laboratory:
The laboratory of the department is well equipped with 10 computers, Internet Connectivity, LAN facility and Smart Board, Projector. 3 More computers and 3 in 1 printer have been assembled in the department.
Dr. Nama A. V. chose Shankaracharya’s Advaita Siddhanta as a topic for his doctoral research. He made comparative study of Advaita Siddhanta proposed by various Indian ancient schools and contemporary philosophers, such as Shri. Vivekananda, J. Krishnamurti, Yogi Aurobindo, S. Radhakrishnan.
A conclusion of this thesis is that Shankaracharya’s Advaita philosophy is the most comprehensive thought as compared with other contemporary Indian thinkers.
Result Analysis [2013-2018]
|Year||Students appeared||Pass||Fail||Absent||Pass %|
Departmental Toppers [2013-2018]
|Sr.No.||Name of Student||Percentage||Year|
|1||Mr. Gaikwad Vijaykumar Bhimashankar||83.00%||2014-2015|
|2||Mr. Ghate Sagar Vishnu||81.00%||2014-2015|
|3||Miss. Maske Pranali Raghunath||76.02%||2015-2016|
|4||Mr. Chavan Sunil Shamrao||79.2%||2016-2017|
|5||Mr. Birajdar Vijaykumar Basawraj||78.2%||2017-2018|
|6||Mr. Prachande Mahesh Gurupad||85.5%||2018-2019|
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