Department of Geology

Year of Establishment June 1984
Number of Teachers 02 + 01(visiting) + 03 (CHB)
Number of Books in the Departmental Library 117
Number of Journals / Periodicals 08
Number of Computers with internet access 04
Other Equipments Laser Printer 01, Television set 01
Learning aids 400 Mineral Specimens, 300 Rock specimens, 150 Plant and Animal fossils, 250 Mineral and Rock thin sections, Petrological Microscopes, CCTV attached to microscope, 100 Crystal Models, Working Model for types of Silicate Structures, Structural Geology Models, Maps, Toposheets and Charts, Cut and Uncut Semiprecious Stones for Gemology, PPTs and Internet access to students.

About Department

 

  • The laboratory is recognized for research and one of its kind in North Maharashtra University area in having a rich collection of Rock, Mineral and Fossil specimens.
  • The UGC has recognized the Geology department as a "Star Performing Department" under the CPE scheme in 2006.
  • The laboratory is well equipped and strengthened to enhance the research activities since June 1984.
  • Dr M.V. Baride, who was the Founder Head of the Department, Vice Principal of the College, and the Registrar, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, retired in April 2016.
  • This is the only college laboratory in North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon having Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer.
  • Department has MoU with
    1. Groundwater survey and Development Agency, Water Supply and Sanitation Development, Govt. Of Maharashtra, Mumbai, Signed on 2007, Renewed on August 2017.
    2. Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Panvel, Signed on 2010, Renewed on January 2017.
  • Alumni of Department Donates Books, Mineral and Rock Samples and Guides Juniors for Placement.
  • Internet facility for staff and students.

 

Programmes offered

  • B.Sc. Geology

Teaching Staff

Ms. Arati Mukund Baride (M.Sc., M.Phil.)
Associate Professor and Head of Department
Specialization : Pedology, Hydrogeology, Quaternary Geology
Experience : 31 Yrs
Dr. J. B. Pawar (M.Sc.,Ph.D.)
Associate Professor
Specialization : Sedimentology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Geology
Experience : 31 Yrs
   
CHB  
  Mr. N. S. Thakur(M.Sc.) Our Alumni
  Ms. V. G. Lokhande (M.Sc.) Our Alumni
  Mr. S. V. Bedase (M.Sc.) Our Alumni
   
Visiting  
  Dr. Mukund V. Baride (M.Sc., Ph.D.) Retired from the same Department in April 2016
   

Achievements

Students - University Ranking

Sr. No. Name of Student Year Rank

1

Mr. Kaustubh Dilip Petare

2010-11

I

2

Mr. Sunil Gulab Patil

2010-11

II

3

Ms. Sayali Sanjay Deshmukh

2011-12

I

4

Ms. Nargis Bano Abid Husain Shaikh

2011-12

II

5

Mr. Amol Nandkishor Suryawanshi

2012-13

I

6

Ms. Rohini Shivaji Chavan

2012-13

II

7

Ms. Surabhi Sunil Jain

2013-14

I

8

Ms. Naushin Praveen Khalid Ahemad Shaikh

2013-14

II

9

Mr. Sandeep Vikram Bedase

2014-15

I

10

Mr. Nikhilkumar Devidas Patil

2014-15

II

11

Mr. Rohit Chandrakant Panchbhai

2015-16

I

12

Mr. Shoib Sajidali Khatib

2015-16

II

13

Mr. Kishor Vasant Katange

2016-17

I

14

Mr. Manohar Sudam Mali

2016-17

II

 

Club \ Association

  • Welcome function for First year students
  • Guest Lectures by Eminient Persons
  • Geological Field Trips
  • VES surveys for Groundwater Exploration
  • Study of Watershed Characters in and around Dhule.
  • Workshops
  • Parents Meet / Home Visit - A regular feature for T.Y. students
  • Farewell function for Final year students

Alumni

Our Pride

  • Alumni in Teaching Field
    • Prof. S.N. Patil, Head Department of Geology, School of Environmental & Earth Sciences, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon since 2007.
    • Dr. Mohan Sonar, Asst. Prof., Institite  Of  Science, Aurangabad.
    • Dr. D. B. Bagul, Director, RJSPM’s Institute of Computer and Management Research, Dudulgaon. Pune.
  • Alumni in Private sector and PSU’s
    • Mr. Sandip Upasani, Manager, Johnson Tiles, Pen.
    • Mr. Hemraj Patil, Asst. Manager, BPCL, Thane.
    • Mr. Tushar Patil, Project Leader. Ramtek Software Solution, Deharadun.
    • Mr. Prashnat Darwade, Sr. Drilling Fluids Engineer, Baker Hughes, Kuwait.
    • Mr. Hemant Pachpute, Manager, Times of India, Nashik.
    • Mr. Bharat Sharma, LWD Engineer, Baker Hughes, Kuwait.
    • Mr. Kiran Petare, Manager (Watersheds) ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics) Development Centre, Hyderabad.
    • Mr. Kuldip Upasani, Software Trainer and Geologist, Aditi Infotech, Nagpur
  • Alumni, Scientist
    • Dr. Nitesh Khonde, Scientist in Birbal Sahani Institute Of Palaeosciences, Lucknow,Recently his Paper, “Tracing the Vedic Sarasvati River in the Great Rann of Kachchh” is published in Nature (an English Multidisciplinary Scientific Journal)
  • Alumni in GSI (Geological Survey of India) as CGS
    • Mr. Shashi Gavande, (2010)
    • Ms Ruikar Pallavi, (2011)
    • Mr. Prashant Wagh, (2012)
    • Mr. Lotan Suryawanshi, (2016) 
    •    
  • Alumni in GSDA (Groundwater Surveys And Development Agency, M.S.)
    • Mr. Sunil Kadu, Sr. Geologist, Dhule.
    • Mr. Prakash Bedase, Asst. Geologist, Pune.
    • Ms. Varsha Bora, Asst. Geologist, Jalgaon.
    • Mr. Sujit Shimpi, Asst. Geologist, Dhule.
    • Ms. Suvarna Gangurde, Asst. Geologist, Nandurbar.
    • Ms. Suvarna Shitole, Jr. Geologist, Jalgaon.
    • Mr. Vikrant Thakur, Jr. Geologist, Nandurbar.
    • Mr. Pramod Khairnar, Jr. Geologist, Nandurbar.
    • Mr. Yogesh Pachchhapurkar, Jr. Geologist, Nashik.
    • Mr. Yogesh Patil, Jr. Geologist, Dhule.
    • Mr. Hitesh Ahire, Jr. Geologist,Nandurbar.
  • Alumni in DGM as Mining Officer
    • Mr. Sandip Patil, Jalna.
    • Mr. Anand Patil, Beed.
    • Ms. Rohini Chavan, Nandurbar.
  • Alumni in Irrigation Department
    • Mr. Paresh Jaiswal, Asst. Geologist, Nashik.
  • Enterpreuners – Geotechnical Consultants
    • Dr. J.B.Patil, Vasundhara Consultancy, Dhule.
    • Mr. Kishor Saindane,
    • Mr. Pankaj Sonawane, Samarth Consultancy, Malegaon.
    • Mr. Satish More.
  • NGO
    • Mr. Abhijit Patil, & Mr. Hemant Dusane (Watershed Development)
  • Law Practioners
    • Adv. Anil Patil, Mumbai High Court, Mumbai.
    • Adv. Ganesh Borse, District Court, Nashik.

Research

Ph.D. Awarded

Name of the PhD scholar Name of the guide/s Title of the thesis Year of registration of the scholar Year of award of PhD
Mr. J B Patil Dr M V Baride Geophysical Exploration and Geochemical Characteristics of groundwater in Hard rock terrain of the Dhule District, Maharashtra, India. 2007 2014
Mr. R B Golakar Dr M V Baride Catchment hydrogeomorphological studies of Anjani and Jhiri river basin, Jalgaon dist.Maharashtra. 2011 2014

 

Research Papers

Title of paper Name of the author/s Name of journal Year of publication ISBN/ISSN number
Lineament and morphometric analysis for watershed development of Tarali River basin, Western India  Vikrant Bartakke, R. B. Golekar, M. V. Baride, S. N. Patil, R. A. Suryawanshi  International Journal of Economic and Environmental Geology v. 4 (1) pp 21-26  2012-13 2223-957X
Assessment and investigation of trace element in soils with reference to Geo-accumulation Index: Jalgaon District, Northern Maharashtra (India)  Golekar R B, Baride M V, Patil S N and Yeole D R  International Journal of Environmental Sciences v. 4 (1) pp 54-65 Publisher:  Integrated  Publishing  Association 2012-13  0976  -  4402    
Hydro geochemistry of subsurface and surface water from bank of Jayanti stream, Kolhapur area, Maharashtra (India)  Golekar R B, Salokhe Abhay, Kamble Nirmal, Baride M V, Patil S N, Pathare S V International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences v. 4 (1) pp 136 – 148 Publisher: Integrated Publishing Association 2012-13  0976 – 4380
Human health risk due to trace elements contamination in groundwater from Anjani and Jhiri river catchment of Northern Maharashtra, India  Golekar R. B., Patil S. N. and Baride M. V.  Earth Science Research Journal v. 17 (1) pp 17-23 Publisher: Universidad Nacional De Colombia 2012-13 2339-3459
1d Resistivity sounding geophysical survey by using Schlumberger electrode configuration method for groundwater explorations in catchment area of Anjani and Jhiri river, Northern Maharashtra (India)  Golekar R B, Baride M V, Patil S N  Journal of Spatial Hydrology v. 12 (1) Fall pp 22-35  2013-14 1530-4736
Altimetric and hypsometric analysis for soil and water conservation: A case study of Anjani and Jhiri river basin, Northern Maharashtra, India  Golekar R. B., Baride M. V., Patil S. N., Adil S. H.  Earth Science Research Journal v. 19 (1) pp 51-58 Publisher: Universidad Nacional De Colombia 2014-15   2339-3459 
Evaluation of Groundwater quality and its Suitability for Drinking and  Agriculture Use : A case study of 06 Quality affected watersheds in Kolhpur District, Maharashtra, India.  Kumbhar, K S , Baride M V, and Golekar R B  Bulletin of Pure and Applied Sciences, V 36 F ( Geology), Issue 1, pp 44 – 59.  2016-17    2320 3234, 
Comparative study of Wenner and Schiumberge electrical method for groundwater investigation: a case study from Dhule district(M.S.), India Baride M. V. and et al Applied Water Science 2016-17 2190-5495
Groundwater appraisal of shallow and deep aquifers from Anjani and Jhiri river Catchment, Northern Maharashtra University R.B. Golekar, Baride M. V. and S. N.Patil SRTMU's Resaarch Journal of Science 2012-13 2277-8594
Estimation of pesticide residues from soil, groundwater, vegetables and fruits A Case Study of Jalgaon District, Maharashtra (India)  Baride M V, Patil S N, Golekar R B  Earth, SRTM University’s Research Journal of Science April 2015 /Special Vol., no 1; pp 51-57  2014-15  2277 - 8594  

 

News and Events

Results

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

2012-13

B.Sc. 29 28 93.10

2013-14

B.Sc. 25 18 72

2014-15

B.Sc. 25 24 96

2015-16

B.Sc. 26 24 92.30

2016-17

B.Sc. 27 22 81.48