Department of Marathi

  1. Name of the Department : Marathi


  1. 2. Year of Establishment : 1981


3. About the Department :
Karmaveer Punjababa Govardhane College of Arts, Commerce and Science of Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samaj Sanstha is a very important college for educating students from tribal and rural areas. It is a college that makes all-out efforts for the overall development of the personality of the students. In this college, Marathi department has been functioning since 1981 to till date. It is taught Marathi language and literature considering the linguistic ability of tribal and rural students. Marathi department is currently conducting work at degree as well as Graduate & post-graduate level. Apart from the academics, the faculty from the department constantly keeps motivating students for co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The teachers from the department are  very keen on developing the overall personality of the students and therefore keep them engaged in various activities run by the department. Marathi department has research oriented faculty. Head of the department Prof. Dr. V. B. Rathod ( Linguistics) He is the important faculty of the college who organized many activities in the college. Prof. Dr. R. D. Shinde has worked in the subject of saint literature at a special level and Prof. Y. P. Ugale is renowned Marathi poet in this area.  On behalf of the Marathi Department, the students are guided according to their abilities and given career guidance.


4. Vision of the Department:

Our vision is to bring inspiration and innovation to every student  that walks through this institution. Regional Traditions, customs, folk life should be introduced to the students. In order to inculcate moral values ​​and social values ​​in them, their values ​​should be positive and their attitude should be positive. Increase comprehension, awareness of life, cultural heritage and folk life of Maharashtra. And Create opportunity to employment, job, administrative skills.


  1. Mission Statement of the Department


Through the  Marathi literature Inspires to create a better society and a useful citizen of the country by developing the personality of the students from within.



  1. 6. Goals


  • To develop personality through the study of literature.
  • To preserve and explain human culture and values ​​on the basis of literature.
  • Introducing the basics of Marathi language.
  • To increase the knowledge of writing and comprehension of Marathi


  • Enabling students to enjoy, taste and evaluate literature.
  • Preserving ideological curiosity through the introduction of linguistic skills
  • To build mental, cultural and emotional capacity of students by raising their

awareness on the basis of literature.

  • Creating a positive outlook for the student to look at the overall life around


  • Expose the students to contemporary media in the language




  1. POs/COs/PSOs


  • Programme Specific Outcomes (PSO)
  • Literature courses of  Marathi   provides an opportunity to study & implement national best literature of all state  along with its history, Social, Cultural & political background.
  • Literature provides imaginative & critical insights into all areas of human life.
  • The blend of Marathi language courses helps students to understand the language necessities through literature.
  • Select literary pieces help students understand the moral stories in life
  • The subject knowledge helps not only for the professional life but also in their personal life
  • It develops intellectual, personal & professional abilities through effective communicative skills
  • It shapes students as socially responsible/ citizens.
  • Programme Specific Outcomes


  • Students will be able to analyze critical frameworks the linguistic, cultural & historical background of texts written in Marathi as well as Students will be able to use  accurate Grammar in both oral & written communication.
  • Students will be familiar with the convention of diverse textual genres including all the forms of literature.
  • Course Outcomes
  • Literature – To  aware with the master- pieces of literature along with their socio- political, history & cultural aspects of life.
  • Language – To trace out the origin  of Marathi -language & varied components of syntax  structure of the language.
  • Grammar-To know the Marathi  grammar including part of speech, types of sentences, its analysis etc.
  • Knowing about Marathi authors  – To learn the native Marathi literature with its literary, socio-cultural   biographical & regional background of the greatest Marathi  Writers .
  • Translation – Knowing  about  translations  & communication
  • Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, Course )


UG PG Other



M.A. Additional 10 credit courses for PG students

·       Human Rights and Value Education

·       Internet Cyber Security

·       Skill Development: Interview Skills



  • Annual/ semester/choice-based credit system (Programme wise)


Annual Semester Credit  System
B.A  & M.A M.A.



  • Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments: Commerce and Science (F.Y.B.Com. and S.Y.B.Sc.)









  • Number of teaching posts:


Sanctioned Filled
Teaching Posts Grant -02 + non-Grant – 01

Total – 03



*Out of Total filled post:  Professor – 01 Associate Professor – 00 Assistant Professor – 02



  • Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization:



Name Qualification Designation Specialization No. of Years of


Dr. V.B. Rathod M.A. B.Ed., NET


Professor Marathi 20
Dr. R. D. Shinde M.A.NET, SET, Ph.D..


Assistant Professor Marathi 13
Prof.. Y.P. Ugale M.A. SET, NET


Assistant Professor Marathi 01



  • List of senior visiting faculty:


Name Designation Area of Research/Expertise
Prof. D.N.Giri  Associate Professor Poetry and Folklore
Prof. Smt. Lalita Ahire   Assistant Professor Literature & Novel


  • Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled (Programme wise) by temporary faculty:


Programme Total workload of department Total workload of permanent faculty Lectures delivered by temporary faculty Practical classes handled by temporary faculty
No. % No. %
B.A/B.Sc./B.Com. 54 40 31.81
M.A          38 24 14 36.84


  • Student -Teacher Ratio (Programme wise):


Level Class Number of Teachers Student:Teacher Ratio
UG B.A. Students Strength  (FY+SY+TY) /3

(348+ 20+ 12) = 380/3 = 126

03 42:1
B.Com Students Strength  (FY)/2

170/2 = 85

02 43: 1
B.Sc. Students Strength (SY)/2

25/1 = 25

01 25 : 1
PG M.A/M.Sc Students Strength

(Part-I+ Part-II) (9+2)= 11

03  04  : 1


  • Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff; sanctioned and filled : Centralized Support



  • Qualifications of teaching faculty with DSc/ D.Litt/ Ph.D/ MPhil / PG.


Qualifications of teaching faculty
Ph.D. M. Phil. PG with SLET/NET PG
02 00 03 00


Note: Some M.Phil./ Ph.D. degree holders have also cleared NET/SLET




  • Faculty as members in a) National committees b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards….
Name of the faculty National /International/ Other Committee / Editorial Board

Dr. V. B. Rathod



 Head – Dept. of Marathi
Chief – editor, College Magazine Committee
Member – Literary Association
Member – Debating. Elocution, Essay, Poem reading Competition
Dr.R. D. Shinde In-charge – FYBA & SYBA Admission Committee
Member – Literary Association
College Staff Secretary
Coordinator – Extra Credit Course
Member – Debating. Elocution, Essay, Poem reading Competition
Prof. Y.P. Ugale



Member – Literary Association
Member – Debating. Elocution, Essay, Poem reading Competition
Member – NAAC, Criteria – VII


  • Student projects:
  1. Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter departmental/programme: 100%


  1. Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution Research laboratories/Industry/ other agencies: NIL




  • Diversity of Students:


Name of the


% of students from the same state % of students from other States % of students from abroad
UG 100%
PG 100%



  • How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET, SET, GATE, Civil services, Defense services, ?



Examination NET SET Other
Students 01 01 00





  • Details of Infrastructural facilities:



a) Library: No. of Books:  532

No of Journals:  06

b) Internet facilities for Staff & Students: 01 Nodes
c) Class rooms with ICT facility 01 Classroom
d) Laboratories: 01 Language Lab (Shared), 01 Research Lab



  • Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops / seminar) with external experts:


Year Title/Type of Programme Names of Resource Person(s)  (External)
2022-23 Literary Association – Inauguration Prof. Devidas  Giri

Vachan Prerana Din – Slogan Competition


Prin. Dr. P. R. Bhabad
2022-23 Marathi Bhasha Divas Kavi ravindra Malonjakar
2022-23 Marathi Bhasha Savrdhan Pandharvada Kavi Tukaram Dhande




  • Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning:
·         Group Discussion · ·         E-books
·         Lecture method · ·         Providing course material
·         PPT Presentation · ·         Seminar
·         Classroom discussion & oral · ·         Assignments


  • Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities:
  • Literary Association under conduct programmed Essay Writing, Elocution & Debating, Poster & Slogan Writing etc.
  • Vachan Prerana Din – conducted Slogan Competition programmed Dr. A.P.J. Abdul kalam Birth day Celebration
  • Marathi Bhasha Savardhan Pandharwada – Arrange Guest Lecture
  • Marathi Bhasha Din – Dnyanpith Awarded Kavivary Kusumagraj Birth day Celebration – Arrange Guest Lecture
  • College Annual Magazine – Chief  Editor – Dept. of  Marathi


  • SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans:
  • Strengths
  • Eight Crore Thirty Lakh people are speaking and writing Marathi language.
  • Marathi is the tenth most spoken & writing language in the world.
  • Good Research and extension activities
  • Ability to publish books related to literature, poetry Saint Literature, Criticism etc
  • Experience and exercise-based teaching-learning
  • Publications of Creative writing by Faculty
  • Diversified Academic exposure beyond the curriculum


  • Weaknesses
  • Marathi Literature is lagging in establishing co-relation with other subjects like social sciences
  • The financial situation prevents tribal students under the college’s control from having access to postsecondary education.
  • Because tribal students are reluctant to seek postgraduate study instead of degree-level education, the student population is low.



  • Opportunities:
  • Training for Proof Reading, Translation
  • Making Literary Criticism and Writing Reviews
  • Promotion of Marathi language in various Subjects
  • To try to provide information about research science, technology, health to Marathi speaking people to through Marathi language


  • Challenges:
  • To promote and enhance the scope of Marathi in the Competitive Global Environment.
  • To enhance Interdisciplinary study between Literature and other discipline.


  • Future Plans:
  • To organize State/National Level Seminar
  • To empower competitive Exam cell specifically for NET & SET Exams.
  • To start career-oriented course in Proof Reading, Editing & Translation.
  • To develop study centre for dialects of Marathi in the context of its literature, culture and people’s life.
  • Efforts to sustain the department in commercial environment.