Department of Geography

Year of Establishment (UG) June 1982
Number of Teachers 02 + 03(Fix Pay) + 04(CHB)
Number of Books in the Central Library 1673
Number of Journals / Periodicals 05
Number of Computers with internet access 12
Other Equipments 1 LCD, 1 Printer, 1 Scanner, Survey Instruments and Maps

About Department

  • Geography at special level (BA) started in June 1983.
  • MA/MSc Geography started in June 2010
  • The Department is recognized research centre, North Maharashtra Univeristy, Jalgaon.
  • The Laboratory has been renovated and upgraded through the UGC funds under Basic Science Research Development Scheme and UG, PG and Computer Lab has been developed.

Programmes offered

  • B.A. Geography
  • M.A./ M.Sc. Geography

Teaching Staff

Dr. Prakash K. Patil (M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., SET)
Associate Professor and Head of Department
Specialization : Climatology
Experience : 28 Yrs
Mrs. Priyanka Nikumbh (M.A., B.Ed., NET)
Assistant Professor
Specialization : Population& Settlement Geography
Experience : 08 Yrs
Mrs. Poonam Bapu Deore (M.A., SET, NET)
Assistant Professor
Specialization : Population& Settlement Geography
Experience : 04 Yrs
Mr. Manoj Gorakh Bachhav (M.A., M.Ed., GIS)
Assistant Professor
Specialization : Geomorphology
Experience : 04 Yrs
Mrs. Sarika Chintaman Bhamare (M.A., B.Ed.)
Assistant Professor
Specialization : Population& Settlement Geography
Experience : 02 Yrs
  Mr. Ganesh Baban Desale (M.A., NET)
  Ms. Jayashri Bhagwan Pingle (M.A., SET)
  Ms. Pratibha Shantaram Patil (M.A., B.Ed.)
  Mr. Anandrao Nanabhau Padmar (M.A.)
  Mr. Prakash Jagannath Patil (Retd. on 30 September 2017)
  Dr. Daulat Shenu Kumbhar (Retd. on 28 Feb. 2016)
  Mr. Vasantrao Pundlik Sonawane (Retd. on 28 Feb.2013)


  • Bhabhad Madhuri Sunil won medals in Taekwondo - Silver Medal (2014), Bronze Medal(2015)
  • Bagul Dipashri Haribhau, University IIIrd rank at B.A. Geography,2015
  • Padmar Anandrao Nanabhau, University rank IInd at M.A./M.Sc. Geography,2017

Club \ Association activiteis

  • Welcome function for First year students
  • Guest Lectures
  • Educational Trips
  • Workshops
  • Poster Exhibitions
  • Farewell function for Final year students


Our Pride

  • Dr. Pawar Manisha Shashikant, Associate Professor & Head, A.Y.K.K’s Arts Mahila College, Dhule
  • Dr. Borse Ravindra Jagannath, Head, Deparment of Geography, SSVPS College, Dhule
  • Dr. Shivaji Bansilal Patil, Assistant Professor, Arts Science College, Mhasadi
  • Mr. Konka Prakash Rajeshyam, Asst. Prof. Bankatswami Arts, Com. & Sci. College, Beed.
  • Mr. Pawaba Appa Kannor, Project Officer, Malegaon Municipal Corporation
  • Bhadane Pramod Vasudev, GIS analyst, Atlas geographic data Pvt. Ltd., Pune


Ph.D. Awarded

Name of the PhD scholar Name of the Department Name of the guide/s Title of the thesis Year of registration of the scholar Year of award of PhD
Mr. M S Mahajan Geography Dr M V Baride Geographical Review of Academic Status of Colleges affiliated to North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon with special reference to Arts, Science and Commerce Colleges. 2009 2014


Research Papers

Title of paper Name of the author/s Name of journal Year of publication ISBN/ISSN number
“A study of Urban Growth and Landuse in Aurangabad City of Maharashtra State (India)” Dr. P.K. Patil and P.R. Konka Social Growth” Vol. III, Issue V, Nov.2012 To April 2013, pp. 22-32. 2012-13  2229-6190
Impact of heavy rains and hailstorms on agricultural production in Dhule district of Maharashtra state, India Dr. D.S. Kumbhar & P.D.Nikumbh Scholars world International Multidisciplinary journal of Contemporary research Special Issue V January 2016 pp 49-53 2015-16 2319-5789 
“Impact of Intensity of Irrigation on the Spatial Distribution of Rural Population in Nashik District, Maharashtra”. Dr. D.S. Kumbhar & Gangurde P. C. Scholars world International Multidisciplinary journal of Contemporary research Special Issue V January 2016 pp 102-106 2015-16 2319-5789 
Geographical Analysis of Amenities and Facilities in Jalna City of Maharashtra State” Dr. P.K. Patil and P.R. Konka Aayushi International Interdisciplinary Research Journal (Aiirj) Vol. IV, Issue VI,  June 2017Pp 24-35 2016-17  2349 -638x 



Year Programme Name Number of Student Appeared Number of Students Passed Percentage of Passing



26 26 100


16 12 75



18 16 88.88


16 10 62.50



42 39 92.85


15 09 60.00



43 41 95.30


12 08 66.67



49 44 91.67


12 06 50