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Compulsory Subjects

Foundation Course (Social Awareness & Personality Development).Any one Group of three Subjects (2 Units in each Subject) from the following Groups

  1. Statistics - Mathematics - Physics
  2. Statistics - Mathematics - Economics
  3. Chemistry - Mathematics - Physics
  4. Chemistry - Microbiology - Botany
  5. Chemistry - Microbiology - Zoology
  6. Chemistry - Life Science - Zoology
  7. Chemistry - Life Science - Botany


Compulsory Subjects

Foundation Course - II (Human Rights). Any one Group of two subjects provided these subjects were offered at the F.Y.B.Sc. Level

  1. Statistics - Economics
  2. Statistics - Mathematics
  3. Statistics - Physics
  4. Physics - Mathematics
  5. Chemistry - Life Science
  6. Chemistry - Physics
  7. Chemistry - Microbiology


Major Subjects

  1. Chemistry(6 Units) - Dyes & Drugs
  2. Physics(6 Units) - Electronic Instrumentation
  3. Statistics(6 Units) - Operation Research
  4. Microbiology(6 Units) - Environmental Science
  5. Life Science(3 Units) - Bio–Chemistry(3 Units) - Environmental Science
  6. Economics(3 Units) - Mathematics(3 Units)
  7. Statistics(3 Units) - Mathematics(3 Units)

Department of Life Science

Ms. Hajra AS. Gupta

Dr. Sagarika Damle

Designation : Associate Professor & Head

Qualification :Ph.D., M.Sc, DBM SET

Research Interest : Includes Phytochemistry of Ethnobotanically important plants, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Plant Taxonomy, Social Research in Environmental sustainability, Research methodology.

Ms. Richa Shah

Dr. Tejashree Shanbhag

Designation :Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D., M.Phil., M.Sc. and B.Ed.

Research Interest : Includes Endocrinology, Anticancer potential of Bromelain enzyme towards breast cancer, Environmental Sience-Effect of Neurotoxic insecticide dimethoate on unicellular freshwater Protozoan, Isolation of Plastic Degrading Micro-organisms from soil sample.

Ms. Prachi Bhatia

Dr. Shalini Rai

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D. and M.Sc.

Research Interest : Includes Neurobiology, Endocrinology, Animal Physiology, Enzymology, Neuroendocrinology, Study of of Obesity, Study of Toxicology, Designing of basic experiments, Microbial Enzymology

Neha Suresh Manoti

Dr. Aashu Vajpai

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D. and M.Sc.

Research Interest : Includes Zoology (Ecotoxicology) In vitro and Ex vivo studies, Estimation and quantification of pollutants, microbicidal, larvicidal, anti oxidant activities, Screening and isolation of extremophiles, Connecting basic research with technology using In silico studies, Bioinformatics.

Ms. Chinmayee Mahadik

Dr. Suvarna Sharma

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D. and M.Sc.

Research Interest : Includes Plant Molecular biology of thermo labile genes, Plastic degradation mechanisms, Nano-Science technology.

Ms. Chinmayee Mahadik

Dr. Mayuresh Joshi

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D. and M.Sc.

Research Interest : Includes Pharmacognostic and pharmacological studies, Development and standardization of analytical methods, Detection and estimation of various secondary metabolites, Antigenotoxicity and cytotoxicologial studies.

Ms. Chinmayee Mahadik

Mr. Gaurav Bingi

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Sc.

Research Interest : Includes Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles for biomedical applications, Innovate different drug delivery strategies, Making of Low-cost technologies for global health.

Department of Microbiology

Dr. Sejal Rathod

Designation : Head and Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D, MSc, S.E.T, Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology, Diploma in Therapeutic Counseling

Research Interest : Includes Clinical microbiology, Ethnomedicine and Ethnopharmacology, Pharmaceutical microbiology, Environmental Microbiology.

Dr. Pratibha Shah

Designation :Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D., MSc, CSIR-UGC NET

Research Interest : Includes Environmental Microbiology, Pharmacognosy, Medical Microbiology, Nanotechnology.

Mrs. Rajitha Satish

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Sc.(Microbiology),SET.

Research Interest : Includes Medical Microbiology, Isolation of Novel Mycobacteriophage,Health Care Associated Infection in Burns Ward.

Ms. Amina Dholkawala

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Sc, CSIR-UGC NET(LS+JRF)

Research Interest : Isolation and Characterization of Antibiotic and Pigment producers, Synthesis of Nanoparticles using green and chemical synthesis method, Standardization of various Instruments and Molecular Biology techniques, Isolation of keratin degraders and Comparison of Culture independent and Culture dependent techniques.

Ms. Priyanka Yadav

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Sc., SET(Maharashtra) ,GATE

Research Interest : Cell free probiotic extract an upcoming alternative to live cell probiotics and its application and Antagonism between Bacillus subtilis and Streptomyces coelicolor.

Department of Statistics

Dr. Asha Jindal

Designation : Associate Professor and Head

Qualification : M.Sc., SET, Ph.D. in Statistics, Diploma in Computer Management(D.C.M.)

Research Interest : Dr. Asha Jindal’s research interests include Inferences, Regression, Applied Statistics and Analytics using R, SPSS, MS-Excel, Python. etc.

Dr. Sakharam Muley

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Sc., Ph.D. in Statistics

Research Interest : Dr. S. B Muley research interests include Statistics, Applied Statistics (Biostatistics) and Operations Research.

Ms. Pratiksha Kadam

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Sc. in Mathematics, NET, Ph. D. in Mathematics(Thesis Submitted)

Research Interest :

Ms. Shailaja Rane

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : PM.Sc. in Statistics, SET,Masters in Web designing and e-commerce

Research Interest :

Ms. Anjali Sutar

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : B.Sc Statistics, Bhavan's College. M.Sc Statistics., University of Mumbai

Research Interest :Sampling, Sampling Distributions, Analysis of Covariance and Catastrophe Model.

Ms. Priyanka Chataule

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : B.Sc Statistics, K.C. College M.Sc Statistics , University of Mumbai B.Ed , BTTC M.Sc Statistics, Kalinga University PET Cleared, University of Mumbai

Research Interest :Design of Experiments, Python versus R for machine learning and data analysis and Operation Research.

Department of Physics

Mrs. Anita Ravi

Designation : Associate Professor and Head

Qualification : M.Sc in Physics

Research Interest : Physics Education

Mr. Shailendra Singh

Designation :Associate Professor

Qualification :M.Sc in Physics

Research Interest :

Dr. Shaila Wagle

Designation : Associate Professor

Qualification : Ph.D in Physics and M.Sc in Physics

Research Interest :

Dr. Jyotsna Pandey

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D in Physics, B. Ed and M.Sc in Physics

Research Interest : Crystallographic studies, material characterization, growth of crystals, study of NLO materials

Mr. Tahir Rajgoli

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Sc in Physics

Research Interest :Thin films, material Physics

Department of Chemistry


Dr. Hemlata K. Bagla

Designation : Principal, Head, Dept. of Chemistry, Head, Dept. of Nuclear & Radiochemistry Radiological Safety Officer Level – I.

Qualification : Ph.D., F.I.C.C.E, MSc.

Research Interest : Nuclear and Radiochemistry, Biosorption, Biomonitoring, Biomedical Sciences, Nano Sciences and Forensics.


Dr. Vijay V. Dabholkar

Designation : Professor

Qualification : Ph.D (Organic Chemistry), MSc.

Research Interest : Includes Synthesis, Characterisation and elucidation of novel pharmacologically active molecules. Research work also extends for extraction of active natural ingredients. Predominantly focused on synthesizing novel moeties using green technology like Microwave and Sonication. Endorsed usage of metal ferrite catalyst in synthesis of complex organic moeties.


Dr. Sheela Valecha

Designation : Associate Prof. Dept coordinator for star status dbt.

Qualification : Ph.D, D.H.E, MSc

Research Interest : Includes Chemistry of coordination compounds, analytical and medicinal applications of the complexes, study of different parameters of Food samples and diary products, Inorganic chemistry.


Dr. Sunetra R. Chaudhari

Designation : Associate Professor

Qualification : Ph.D., MSc

Research Interest : Includes Solvent extraction of transition and inner-transition elements using different Reagents, synthesis, characterisation and mechanical properties of polyester resins with unsaturated fatty acids by using electrical pressure and microwave techniques, Studies involving synthesis, characterisation of nanoparticles by using bioactive molecules and its effect on microbiota.


Karun G. Sodah

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : MSc, SET, NET

Research Interest : Includes Synthesis & characterisation of heterocyclic organic compounds,  Green Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry and study of green house effect, green house gases, use of renewable energy such as solar energy.


Dr. Satish Shridhar Kolte

Designation :Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D., MSc

Research Interest : Includes Use of plant materials for research activities and study of their biological activities in Analytical chemistry.


Dr. Rajesh Ashok Samant

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D., MSc

Research Interest : Includes Electrochemistry, environmental chemistry, removal of hazardous metal ions from the effluent, estimation of hazardous metals in leafy vegetables, ready to use spices and food items.


Dr. Yogita Shinde

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D., MSc

Research Interest : Includes Food Chemistry, Natural Plant Product Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Soil Chemistry.


Dr. Charu Lata Chaturvedi

Designation :Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D., MSc

Research Interest : Includes the synthesis, characterisation  and study of catalytic activity of green catalysts. The focus of green chemistry or green chemical processes is to provide front end solution to eliminate use and generation of hazardous substances.


Ms.  Mridula Gupta

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : MSc. ( HONS), UGC (Net)

Research Interest : Includes Titular research area being coordination chemistry but also involves organic synthesis,  analytical techniques of analysis and also applications ranging from material chemistry to microbiological aspects.


Ms. Uzma Noor Mohammed Shaikh

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M. Sc.(Analytical Chemistry)

Research Interest : Includes the use of traditional analytical techniques and advanced electro analytical techniques for trace analysis, solvent extraction and other separation techniques for various estimations of trace analysis, electro chemical studies.


Mrs. Deepika Jain

Designation :Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Sc (Gold medalist), UGC-NET, B.Ed

Research Interest : Includes the field of analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry & forensic chemistry.

Department of Mathematics

Ms. Hajra AS. Gupta

Mrs. Usha Gollakota

Designation : Associate Professor

Qualification :MSc., NET, SET (Mathematics)

Research Interest : Includes Mathematics Education, History of Mathematics, Applications of Mathematics.

Ms. Richa Shah

Dr. Pankit S.  Gandhi

Designation :Associate Professor

Qualification : Ph.D., M.Phil, M.Sc., SET, LL.B.

Research Interest : Includes Mathematics Communication and Mathematics Education.

Ms. Prachi Bhatia

Mrs. Mrunal Hardikar

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Sc., NET, SET (Mathematics)

Research Interest : Includes Algebra, Particularly Valuation Theory (Connection between algebra and topology).

Department of Economics


Dr. Ravikiran R. Garje

Designation : Associate Professor and HOD

Qualification : Ph.D Economics,M. A. Economics, LLB, MMS, MPS.

Research Interest : Labour Economics, Macroeconomics, urban economics, migration, transport economics, environmental economics, health economics, law and economics, economics of auto sector, econometric modeling etc.


Dr. Nandini Sengupta

Designation : Associate Professor

Qualification : PhD in Economics , SangeetPrabhakar in Hindustani Classical (Vocal)

Research Interest : Monetary Economics, Mathematical Economics, Development Economics and Econometrics.


Dr. Hiral Sheth

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph. D, M. A.

Research Interest : Development Economics, Infrastructure Economics, International Economics, Health Economics.


Ayushi Sharma

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification :M.A. Economics, M.M.S. Finance

Research Interest : Development Economics, Urban Economics, Public Policy, Health Economics etc.

S.Y.B.Sc - Microbiology

S.Y.B.Sc - Life Science

S.Y.B.Sc - Mathematics

S.Y.B.Sc - Statistics

S.Y.B.Sc - Physics

S.Y.B.Sc - Chemistry

T.Y.B.Sc - Microbiology

T.Y.B.Sc - Life Science

T.Y.B.Sc - Statistics

T.Y.B.Sc - Physics

T.Y.B.Sc - Organic Chemistry

T.Y.B.Sc - Inorganic Chemistry

T.Y.B.Sc - Physical Chemistry

T.Y.B.Sc - Analytical Chemistry

T.Y.B.Sc - Chemistry Applied Component Drug Dyes

T.Y.B.Sc - Electronic Instrumentation

T.Y.B.Sc - Statistics - Applied Component - Elements of Operations Research

Hands on training in AGE
Hands on training in AGE was done to acquaint the SYBSc students with concept of separation technique. Students learnt 1) Principle of PAGE
2) Setting up of the apparatus
3) Casting the gel
4)Separation of Proteins on electrophoresis
5) Staining and development of protein bands

Being Healthy: What does it actually mean?
Ms.Harshi guided students about the right dietary practice for the normal and healthy living which satiating as well as providing them with energy to easily carry out their day to day activities. The importance of inclusion of fruits and nuts in the diet instead of junk food as a quick bite was very well explained giving the insights of healthy skin and hair.

Hands On Training in Setting Up Paramecium Culture
Study of model organism is important for the students of Biological Sciences. It is imperative to study the growth and development of the organisms as it helps to understand the effect of certain chemicals and conduct several experiments related to it.

Visit to Saguna Baug
The objective of this excursion was to know more about agro farming and living in harmony with nature without disturbing it .The tour of the entire agro farm was conducted wherein insights on the easy techniques to grow crops as it was a source of living for the people working there.

Inspired by the Cleanliness Mission, “Swachha Bharat Abhiyaan” initiated by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Mr.Narendra Modi in 2014, we at Department of Life Sciences were motivated to conduct the Cleanliness Drive of the Department with the help of S.Y.B.Sc and T.Y .B.Sc Life Sciences students ,teaching and non teaching staff of Degree as well as Junior College. The event was successfully conducted by the Department of Life Sciences on the 20 th and 21 st of June, 2019.

Department of Statistics, Kishinchand Chellaram College organized a “30 Hours Free Certificate Course on Python Software” for T.Y.B.Sc. , M.Sc. students and faculties of statistics and Computer science Department.

The Statistics Department of K.C College under the DBT Star College Status Scheme had organized an educational visit for F.Y.B.Sc, S.Y B.Sc. and T.Y. B.Sc. students to Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai

The Statistics Department of KC College under the DBT Star College Status Scheme had organised two days workshop to celebrate National Statistics Day on Free Open Source Software Jamovi: An Alternative to SPSS for SYBSc and TYBSc Students. Dept. Participated Statistics and Life Sciences Students.

Department of Statistics in collaboration with Department of Mathematics, has organized One Day State Level FDP on NET & SET Examination Preparation. This was coordinated by Mrs Pratiksha Kadam from Department of Statistics under the aegis of DBT-STAR Status and DBT –STAR scheme

The Statistics Department of KC College under the DBT- Star College Status Scheme had organised two days Interdisciplinary Faculty Development Program on “Shaping a Data Science Curriculum: Unleashing Potential of IoT, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence” in collaboration with SAS INSTITUTE (INDIA) PVT. LTD. on September 9-10,2019.

FDP for NET-SET Preparation (Mathematical Sciences) on 3rd March , 2020.

Visit to Katraj Diary organised by Department of Microbiology on 9th February,2020. 45 SYBSc and TYBSc students were able to observe the working of the diary industry and the role of a microbiologist in the industry especially in quality co troll and pasteurization was explained to them as well.

Visit to Maharashtra State Khadi and Village Industries Board, Directorate of Bee keeping, Mahabaleshwar on 8th February,2020 by 45 SYBSc and TYBSc students accompanied by faculty.

A session on Stress Management by Mr. Vijay Thigle, Former Head of Department of Microbiology and Art of living Faculty organised by Department of microbiology for teaching and non-teaching staff of the college on 31st January, 2020.

Lecture on ‘Microfluidics in Healthcare’ organised by the Department of Microbiology in associated with Indian Women Scientist Association on 17th January, 2020. The speaker was Dr. Debjani Paul, Associate Professor, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

Department of Microbiology organized a activity ‘Lab on Move’ on 23rd December,2020 in which Students of SYBSC (Microbiology +Biotechnology) showcased models and posters prepared by them to 9 th std students of SL &SS Girls Muncipal High School (Kamlabai High School, Charni Road).

Microfiesta 4.0- an intercollegiate event organized as a part of SciCode #19 and it comprised of model making and videomaking events. An exhibition endeavors to generate interest in the field of Microbiology among the students of school, junior college and degree college students. The event was held on 21 st December 2019 at K.C College.

Poster Exhibition and Students' Seminar Competition under SciCode#19 on 21 December , 2019.

Workshop on "personality development and interview skills" (3 Sessions) on 16/12/2020, 5/2/2020 and 6/2/2020.

Laughter Yoga session for non-teaching staff on 14th December , 2019.

Lecture Series: "Mathematics for Actuarial Sciences" 13/12/2019 and 23/12/2019.

Workshop "Python: Applications to Mathematics" (2 Sessions) 25/11/2019 and 18/12/2019.

MASTER LECTURE SERIES TALK ON 'FUTURE OF SPACE EXPLORATION' by Dr. Jaydeep Mukherjee, Director NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium on the 2nd of December 2019 at the Rama and Sundri Watumull Auditorium, Kishinchand Chellaram College.

HAND ON TRAINING ON THE USES OF UV-VIS SCANNING SPECTROPHOTOMETER for students of B.Sc.The highlight of the program was participation of T.Y.B.Sc students from both Physics and Life Sciences emphasizing the need for more interdisciplinary activities.

Visit to Advanced centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer(ACTREC) at Kharghar by TYBSc Microbiology students on 29th November, 2019. Students were given an insight in various research taking place in cancer research.

Film Making workshop SCI SHOTS on 19th November , 2019.

Workshop on “Python Programming” 28/08/2019 and 30/08/19.

Visit to Sanjay Gandhi National Park on 23rd August,2019 organised for SYBSc and TYBSc Microbiology students for study of soil and water microbiology.

Educational visit to ICT Mumbai “ Mathematical Modeling : Lab visit” on 3rd August , 2019.

Teacher participants and students attending the lecture in the Three Day Teacher training Workshop titled ‘Molecular and Immunological Diagnostic Techniques’ Sponsored by Lady Tata Memorial Trust organised by Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, K.C.College held on 10th , 11th and 12th July,2019.

Teacher participants performing hands-on session at National Institute of Research in Reproductive health as a part of Workshop titled ‘Molecular and Immunological Diagnostic Techniques’ Sponsored by Lady Tata Memorial Trust organised by Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, K.C.College held on 10th , 11th and 12th July,2019.

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