Rayat Shikshan Sanstha's

Mahatma Phule Arts, Science and Commerce College, Panvel

Post Box No 124, Karanjade Village, Taluka- Panvel, District-Raigad. (MS)- 410206

Accredited by NAAC at "A" grade with CGPA of 3.18

"Best College Award" by University of Mumbai
Recipient of Grant Under DBT Star College Scheme


Name of the Department


About the Department Department of Chemistry started with 6 Units at U.G. level in 1970 which has flourished into one of the sought-after Post-Graduate and Research Centre due to its well-defined objectives.
Aims and Objectives Aim:
  • To Provide quality education to all classes of the society and to impart value based chemistry education to make the students competent, accountable and civilized citizen

Objectives -
To encourage the students to apply the
knowledge of chemistry for the benefit of society.
? To develop strategic collaboration with
chemical industries by means of projects which uplifts the interest and awareness of  students in chemistry.
? To provide caliber human resource having skill for industries.
Courses Offered UG  : Bsc Degree Course in Chemistry

PG   :
M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry
? M.Sc. By Research in Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
? Ph.D. in Chemistry

Skill Based Short Term Courses :
Career Planning and Soft Skills Development
? Skills in Industrial Chemistry
? Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis
? Research Methodology
? Advance Research Techniques in chemistry
List of faculty Mr. Raghunath J. Katkar(HOD) M.Sc.
Mr. Prabhakar A.Gaikwad M.Sc.
Mr. Dhananjay N. Kokil M.Sc.
Dr. Anil M. Palve   M.Sc., B.Ed. SET , Ph. D. PDF  (USA)
Mr. Uttam N. Dhaigude M.Sc.
Mr. Nitin A. Sasane M.Sc.,B.Ed., NET
Mr. Pramod Thakur M.Sc. Ph.D. NET, CSIR-JRF
Mr. Vishal A. Naik  M.Sc. NET, UGC-JRF, GATE
Activities/Best Practices
  •  Dattak Palak Yojana
  •  Organization of  Industrial visit  of faculty and students in Nearby Chemical Industries.
  • Organization of National level seminar, workshops.
  •  Organization of various activities to inculcate research amongst students.
  • Organization of demonstration of UV-VIS Spectrophotometer,  FT-IR Spectrophotometer & Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer.
  • Organization of demonstration of Fire Extinguisher to all chemistry students .
  •  Birthdays celebration of staff members.
  • Departmental Library with reading room facility for the students and e-library facility.
  •  Free Drinking water analysis of nearby schools.
Action Plan 1. Establishing international collaboration.
2. Quality research for patents & high impact factor journals
3. To go for Post-doctoral research.
4. To have students & faculty exchange program.
5. To start the collaborative industrial research.
6. Enrichment of Ph.D. Research Centre.
7. Organization of international seminar/conference.
8. Submission of funding proposal to various funding  
   agencies like DST, UGC, CSIR.
Departmental Facilities

Learning Resources

  •   Central Library
  •   Departmental Library
  •   Projects
  •   Charts and Models    
  •   L.C.D. Projector
  •   Internet Facility
  •   Online Journals
 Books  Central Library Departmental Library
Reference Books   2302 39
Text Books   6806 133
Journal  06 01
(Journal of Indian Council of Chemistry-International journal)
Our Pride Dr. G. A. Thakur (Secretary, Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, Satara)
• Mr. Paresh Thakur (Chairman, TIPL, Panvel)
• Mr. Preetam Mhatre (President, Vidhyarthi Sanghatana,     
• Director, M/S  J. M. Mhatre construction company)
• Dr. Vivek Bhagwat (Manager Benzochem Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. Tarapur)
• Mrs. Leena Patil (Advocate Panvel)
• Mr. Rahul Sarang (Tahasildar)
• Mrs. Rajashree Sarang (Secretary, Mantralay, Mumbai)
• Mr. Bhushan Patil (Trustee, J.N. P.T.)
• Mr. Santosh Porji, (Executives Officer, ONGC)
• Mr Ulhas Thakur (Safety Manager S I group of India)
• Dr. S. S. Patil (Director DSW, University of Mumbai)
• Miss S. A. Damodare (Lecturer in Chemistry, M. P. A. S. C. college, Panvel. Raigad.
• Dr. Saira Mulla (Lecturer in Chemistry, Acharya Marathe College, Chembur)
• Dr. Vikas Thakur (Lecturer in Chemistry, M. P. A. S. C. college, Panvel. Raigad.)
• Mrs. Varsha Patil (Lecturer in Chemistry, J. S. M. College, Alibag)
• Dr. S. k. Patil (Head & Vice Principal, C. K. T. College, Panvel)
• Dr. V. D. Patil (Lecturer in Chemistry, C. K. T. College, Panvel)
• Ms. Swati Pargaonkar (Lecturer in Chemistry, C.K.T.College,Panvel.)
• Mr. S. N. Vajekar (Lecturer in Chemistry, Sidharth College, Mumbai)
• Dr. Pramod Thakur (Lecturer in Chemistry, M. P. A. S. C. college, Panvel. Raigad.
• Dr. Suyog Patil (Completed ph.D. from Kalina Mumbai)
• Dr. Amol Shinde (Senior Analyst at Shimadzu, Andheri)
• Dr. Vaishali  Pachpande (Doing Post Doctaral Studies)
• Dr. Avinash Gatade (HOD, Ambani College Rasayani)
• Dr. Rakesh Patil (Senior Chemist-Polymer industry)
• Dr. Sushil Ghorpade (Senior Scientist-Vedant Pharma)
• Ms. Vaishali Ghorpade (Senior Scientist- USV)
• Dr. Sunder  Kelkar (Completed Ph.D. from ICT Mumbai)
• Dr. Balaram Takale (Scientist R&D Pfizer, Chennai)
• Dr. Kamlesh Kumar B. Singh (Safety Officer- BPCL)