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Welcome to Department of Marathi



Department of Marathi Language and Literature is one of the foremost departments, functioning since year 1923, when the College was established. Initially, Marathi and Sanskrit studies were combined in the department but later Sanskrit branched out as an independent entity.
TPrograms/ Courses Conducted : UG: BA (Three year degree Course) System (Program Wise) : SEMESTER Number of Teaching Posts: 02
The department was enriched by great scholars of the language who served as teachers from time to time.

The illustrious roll includes Dr. M. G. Deshmukh, Prof. Bhagwantrao Deshmukh, Dr. G. M. Pawar, Sudhir Rasal, Vasant Kumbhojkar, Dr. Bapuji Sankpal, Balkrishna Kavthekar, Dr. Ramesh Andhare, and Prof. M. N. Sarpatwar. Presently, the department is progressing in light of glorious legacy under the guidance of Dr. Janardan katkar, ably supported by Dr. Chandrajyoti Muley.


Dr. Janardan Katkar

M.A, M.Phil., D.H.E.

Associate Professor

Dr.(Mrs.)Sunita Sulekar

M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Head


Student Strength
Class 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
BA I/ B.Sc I 72/40 58/60 108/78
BA II/ B.Sc II 32/30 55/50 51/37
BA III 12 10 11
Average Result for the last 3 years
Year Average result of Department
2013-14 98%
2014-15 97%
2015-16 94%
Research Publications
Sr.No. Name of teacher Research Papers Chapter in Books
1 Dr. Janardan G. Katkar 21 05
2 C. Bhandari Muley 10 -
Research Project
Name of teacher Funding Agency Title of the Project Year & total grant received
Dr. Janardan Katkar U.G.C Sant Tukaram 2005 (Rs.12,000/-)
Co-Curricular Activities
  • Elocution
  • Poem Recitation
  • Essay writing
  • Poem writing
  • Song writing