Research

The college has been recently granted recognition as the ‘Centre of Higher Learning and Research’ for Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur for registration of Ph.D. scholars in Commerce, Management, Marathi, English, Economics, Sociology and Geography.

The vision of the college envisages strengthening of research center through infrastructure, support service, quality enhancement in seminars, conferences and workshop. The college has also excelled in the field of Research, the salient features of which are as follows:

  • Ph.D. Supervisors: A total of 29 PhD Supervisors with 15 in Commerce and Management, 7 in Arts and  Social Sciences each
  • Publications: 252 research papers, 25 books of creative writings and references, 21 text books, and 178 articles by the faculty
  • Major / Minor Research Projects:  2 Major Research projects sanctioned by UGC in the Dept. of English and in the Dept. of Marathi are completed while 2 Major Research Projects are ongoing. 23 Minor Research Projects sanctioned by UGC are completed and 4 are ongoing which are interdisciplinary in nature
  • Faculty with Ph.D.:  33 in granted while 05 in non-grant-in-aid courses. The total numbers of Ph.D. awarded students are 63; distributed as 52 in Commerce, 05 in Arts, 05 in Social Sciences and 02 in Management Department. The total number of students working out their PhDs are 126 as of now under the guidance of various college faculties.

PhD Supervisors in DNC

To foster the research activities, the institute further encourages the faculty to prepare research proposals in terms of minor and major research projects which are forwarded with recommendations to the UGC for grant of approval and financial support. Study leave for specialized research are available for studies in India as well as abroad. Further, the faculty members are encouraged to participate in national as well as international seminars.

The institute has a Research Committee to facilitate and monitor research related activities. The committee works to collect information about funding agencies and assists in the preparation of research proposals; it further motivates teachers and students to involve in research activities as research publications and presentations.

The institution publishes Exploration, Indian Journal of Multidiscipline, Peer-Reviewed Biannual for Multidisciplinary studies in Arts, Commerce, Management and Social Sciences, Education in English, Marathi and Hindi, with ISSN 2246-2089 and 17 editorial consultants from Britain, Italy, USA and India. The Proceedings of the seminars and conferences with ISBN numbers are also published from time to time. Some of the other features of the healthy research practices in the institute include:

  • Extension of Library building with renovated reading room for regular students, separate space for research students with internet facility.
  • Participation in Research Festival, Avishkar
  • Research projects undertaken by members are interdisciplinary in nature
  • Publication of research papers, articles by faculty at National, Internationals levels along with books of creative writings, criticism and text books
  • Developing the research aptitude in the facuty  through various research methodology workshops and seminars organized in-house and outside the institute
  • The college prepares Academic calendar before the session begins. Every teacher maintains Academic diary to record day to day teaching schedule, research, extension and other academic activities.
  • The teachers and students are encouraged to participate in advance research programmes like class room seminars, and media presentations and brain storming discussions on current, social, issues.

The institution network and interact with beneficiaries such as industry, research bodies and the university in effective operationalisation of the curriculum. The institute has partnered through Memorandum of Understanding with following organisations:

  • TATA Consultancy Services
  • WIPRO BPO
  • Indian Institute of Banking& Finance
  • Money Bee Institute (P) Ltd
  • Indian Institute of Finance of Computer Accounting (IIFCA)
  • Deepstambha Foundation, Jalgaon
  • Shivaji Arts and Science College, Amravati
  • Shri Shivaji Science College, Nagpur

The institute has collaborated with following organisations in the recent past, viz., KarRox Technologies Ltd., Infosys BPO, MBA Academy, Securities and Exchange Board of India, Tata Consultancy Services and NASSCOMM.

Names of the Research Guide PhD – Awarded PhD – Pursuing PhD – Submitted
Dr. B.B. Taywade 27 08 01
Dr. V.G. Ukinkar 18 08 04
Dr. R.S. Satokar 07 08 03
Dr. P. D. Hadke 08 01
Dr. K.A. Wangal 03 08
Dr. S.M. Jiwankar 05
Dr. D. N. Khadse 08
Dr. Ratnakar D. Bhelkar 01 03 06
Dr. M.S. Wankhede 04 08 03
Dr. A.D. Kherdekar 05
Dr. Kalpana Deshmukh 08
Dr. Jyoti Khadse 02
Dr. M. A. Burghate 04 08
Dr. Rajesh Timane 08 02
Dr. Pravin Ghosekar 02 07 03
Dr. K.H. Dhote 08
Dr. S.B. Warke 02
Dr. Sadhana Thakre 01
Dr. Parag Joshi 03
Dr. B.V. Khapekar 02
Dr. Ravindra Shobhane 02 06 02
Dr. K.D. Meghe 05
Dr. S.B. Jambhulkar 04
Dr. V.Y. Waghale 08
Total 68 139 23