Padmashri Vikhe Patil College of Arts, Science & Commerce


Department of Biotechnology at undergraduate level with intake capacity of 44 students was initiated in 2004 and at post graduate level in 2008 with intake capacity of 24 students. Department had its credit towards a major project on star college scheme of about 77 lacks sanctioned by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and holds seventeen publications during the academic year 2015 to 2016, in different national and international journals. The department is mainly focused on various student projects and also motivated towards research grants offered by DST, DBT, UGC and BCUD, Pune.

Department has separate Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Plant and Animal Tissue culture, Microbiology, Bioscience and Bioinformatics laboratories with broadband internet facility. Departmental library has 92 reference books and 500 e-books as well as 180 project reports database.

The eligibility criteria for undergraduate (B. Sc.) admission is H.S.C. science with 50% marks and for postgraduate (M. Sc.) is 60% marks for open and 55% marks for reserved category.


Faculty Profile:

Sr. No. Name of Teacher Designation Qualification
1 Mr. Subhash L. Kakad Head & Assistant Professor M.Sc. (Biochemistry)
2 Mr. Rahul K. Lodha Assistant Professor M.Sc. (Biotech.), SET, GATE, DCIT
3 Ms. Kavita S. Dhamale Assistant Professor M.Sc. (Biotech.), GATE
4 Ms. Snehal S. Dhas Assistant Professor M.Sc. (Biotech.)
5 Ms. Vrishali V.Korde Assistant Professor M.Sc. (Biotech.)
6 Ms.  Neha A. Gurave Assistant Professor M.Sc.(Microbiology)
7 Dr. S.D. Gaikwad Assistant Professor M. Sc.(Bio-Tech) , Ph. D.

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