Department of Psycology

About Psycology Department

Department of Psychology was established in 1940, one of the oldest department 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 head of the department. Presently Dr. S.D. Patankar is working as a H.O.D. Skill development course ‘Guidance and Counselling’ is run by department. Various extra-curricular activities such as Library induction program, bridge course, Wall posters, guest lectures, workshop on Stress management, campus cleaning, and tours are arranged. Students’ counseling center is run by department of Psychology. Dr. M.G. Chaphalkar has been appointed as a counsellor. Free counselling is offered to students for resolving their emotional, psychological problems. The new apps like ‘Google class room’ and ‘outlook’ are used for instructing students. Mentoring is done to students as well as remedial coaching is provided to slow learners as well as advance learners. Academic results of department are satisfactory.


    Dr. S. D. Patankar

Qualification : M.A., M.S.W., B.Ed., SET, Ph.D.

Designation : Head and Assistant Professor

Experience : 07

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Mobile : 7798036605

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Class Subject Syllabus
B.A.I Psychology Psychology View Syllabus
B.A.II Psychology Psychology View Syllabus
Program Outcome [B.A. Psychology]
Class Subject Syllabus
B.A Psychology Psychology View Syllabus
Research Area
Sr. No. Name of Faculty Research area
Publication of Research Papers

Sr. No Title of the paper Journal name Year Vol Issue Page no. Impact factor
1 Neuroticism in adolescent boys and girls Golden Research Thoughts 2231-5063 July 2014 04 01 01 2.20
3 Psychological disorders The International research specialist 2350-1419 April-June 2015 02 06 126 1.5
4 Stress Indian Streams Research Journal 2230-7850 N0v. 2015 05 10 01 3.5
5 Impact of urbanization on environment Golden Research Thoughts 2231-5063 Jan. 2017 06 07 33 4.60
6 Theories of work motivation Review of research journal2249-894X August 2017 06 11 30 5.3

Research Scholars
Sr. No Name of Student Year of degree (UG/PG)passing from our college Exam Qualified (NET/SET/GATE/Other) Year
1 Mr. Dudhagi Shivanand Suresh 2014-15 SET,NET & GATE, Ph.D student  at Lucknow 2015-16
Research Facilities

The Botany department is a recognized research centre by Solapur University, Solapur. Co-ordinator of P.G. Department of Botany, Dr. M.N. Jagtap was recognized research guide.
The research laboratory has enough infrastructures to cultivate culture of blue green algae and identification of cultures. These laboratory facilities are also utilized by post graduate students to execute their projects. The sophisticated equipments available in the Research Laboratory are:

  • Laminar air flow
  • Autoclave
  • Shaker
  • Culture rack
  • Computerized microscope
  • Programmable micro-centrifuge
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Colorimeter
  • pH meter
  • Electrophoresis unit
  • Hand refractometer
Research Projects Major and Minor : Dr. M. N. Jagtap
Name of Scheme Purpose File No. Grant allocated Grant received Grant utilized till Remarks
Interaction studies on metal accumulating plants and bacteria for effective phytoremediation Minor Research project F.47-139/2005

Dated  14May 2005

60,000 60,000 60,000 completed
Exploration of cyanobacterial flora from North Solapur tahsil of Solapur district.( MH) Minor Research project F-47-1427/2010 WRO Dated22nd Sep.2010 1,80,000 180000 1,80,000 completed
Biodiversity study of Ekurah  (Hipparga ) lake of Solapur Minor Research project I.CL.E. 5TH Nov. 2018 60,000 ongoing
Students Research Project Allotment List

Sr. No. Year List
1 2014-15 View List
2 2015-16 View List
3 2016-17 View List
4 2017-18 View List
Result Analysis [2013-2018]
Year Class Pass Fail Total Result (Percentage)
2013-14 BA I 53 10 63 84.12%
BA II 19 01 20 95%
2014-15 BA I 65 10 75 86.66%
BA II 19 04 23 82.60%
2015-16 BA I 76 09 85 89.41%
BA II 15 00 15 100%
2016-17 BA I 42 18 60 66.66%
BA II 19 01 20 95.23%
2017-18 BA I 75 19 94 75%
BA II 19 01 20 95.23%
Skill Course

Sr. No. Name of the Course Syallbus
1 Guidance and counselling for Psycology View Syllabus

Activity Reports
Year Reports
2013-14 View Report
2014-15 View Report
2015-16 View Report
2016-17 View Report
2017-18 View Report
2018-19 View Report

Sr. No. Name of the Course Reports
1 Two Days State level Seminar View Report
2 One Day State Level Seminar View Report