Avishkar

Avishkar

His Excellency, Governor of Maharashtra, Shri. S.M. Krishna has initiated a novel research project competition named “AVISHKAR”, in the year 2006. This activity, unique in its nature, is being implemented through Board of College and University Development, Savitribai Phule Pune University. It has been taking special efforts to increase the participation of the talented students from rural and urban areas.

The special efforts have been taken to organize regional competitions, organize special training to these students and provide them necessary help and guidance to enhance their abilities to present their work in an effective manner. This activity has generated lot of enthusiasm amongst students and the participation is ever increasing. This competition has been organized at eleven times at the various universities campus of the state, out of the eleven times, Savitribai Phule Pune University has won general championship nine times. However, the maximum participation is expected from the campus departments to continue our winning legacy.

Aims and objectives of AVISHKAR

  • To inculcate research culture among students.
  • To encourage original and novel thinking.
  • To provide an opportunity for expression of academic talent.
  • To promote interaction among academia, R & D Institutes and Industries.

Guidelines of the participants

Projects can be in the form of live demonstration /models / posters and should be based on innovative ideas, in given six categories.

  • Humanities, Languages, Fine Arts, etc.
  • Commerce, Management, Law
  • Pure Sciences
  • Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Medicine and Pharmacy
  • Each department can send separate entries for the following four levels of  UG Level  | PG Level

Post PG level (M. Phil /PhD)

Teacher level

Post PG level

(M. Phil /PhD) Teacher level

Eligibility Rules

  • Only bona-fide, full time students, who is enrolled for a degree or post graduate degree or diploma course of a minimum duration of one academic year and whose examination is conducted by the University subsequent to passing of the 12 class examination will be eligible for participation in this
  • Students of open Universities shall be considered to be bona-fide students and shall be eligible to participate provided they fulfill other terms and conditions. However, students enrolled in correspondence courses in the institutions / Centers of Universities, Casual students, external students and students pursuing bridge courses shall not be eligible.

All the participants in Avishkar shall fulfill one of the following conditions as per the category of participation.

Undergraduate:

Students pursuing bachelors degree programme in the participating university or its conducted/affiliated colleges or recognized institutes who are below the age of 25 are eligible to participate in any of the six disciplines under this category depending upon the area of his/her research work irrespective of the faculty/stream/subject in which he/she has enrolled for the degree or diploma in the participating university.

 

Post-Graduate:

Any students who has completed his/her bachelors degree and pursuing post graduate studies in the participating university or its constituents/affiliated colleges or recognized institutes who is below the age of 30 is eligible to participate on any of the six disciplines under this category depending upon the area of his/her research work, irrespective work of the faculty/stream/subject in which he/she has enrolled for the post graduate degree/diploma in the participating university.

 

Post-PG:

Any person having a post graduate degree/diploma and has registered for a diploma/degree such as M. Phil., Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Lit., etc or is pursuing Post Doctoral Research in the participating university or its constituents/affiliated colleges or recognized institutes is eligible to participate in any of the six disciplines under this category depending upon the area of his/her research work, irrespective of the faculty/stream/subject in which he/she has enrolled without any stipulated age limit.

 

Teacher:

Only those teachers working in the University departments or affiliated colleges/ institutions of Savitribai Phule Pune University who are pursuing their M. Phil. /Ph.D. will be allowed to participate in Avishkar in this category

Guidelines

  • Each college/institution can send a maximum of two entries in each category, irrespective of their levels (UG/PG / Post PG (M.Phil-Ph.D)/Teacher.)
  • All contestants are expected to present their research project in the form of poster presentation. The size of a poster should be 1m X
  • There is no restriction on the number of students engaged in each of the team but only one representative will present the project at the
  • Representative of the team and one accompanying person (guiding teacher or team member) will be provided local hospitality by the host
  • All required basic infrastructural facilities like working space, electricity, water, tables, mounting boards, LCD projector, overhead projector etc., will be made available by the host institution. For any special requirements, if any, participants should inform the coordinator well in
  • All entries should be forwarded through the principal of the college /Head of the institution to the coordinator of the host
  • Registration is compulsory for all participants. There will be no registration
  • Participants will be issued participation certificates from the
  • Mounting boards (poster display boards) of 1m X 1m size will be made available by the host institution.(The poster size of 1m X 1m size will strictly be observed)
  • The decision of judges will be final and binding on all
  • All winning teams will be informed about their selection on the same
  • Winning teams will be selected for participation in the STAGE-II University level held at Savitribai Phule Pune University campus, Pune in the month of December.

Important instruction for participants

The entries must be forwarded through Principal/ Head of the department

General Instruction :

  • A Student shall not be allowed to represent more than one university during a single academic year.
  • Provisional admission to a course in a participating university or college shall not make the student eligible to represent the university in Avishkar.
  • In case of a student migrating from one university to another his/her migration case will be considered eligible only after his/her admission in the new university is regularized and he/she is certified as a bona-fide student by the new university.

 

Prizes and Trophies :
Cash Prize State level to winners of each level:

  1. First Prize : Rs. 5,000/-
  2. Second Prize : Rs. 3,000/-

Certificate of Participation will be awarded to all the participants.

 

Fellowship for State level Winners :

  1. Avishkar Graduation Fellowship @ 3,000/- per month for a period of 10 months to the winners from UG and PG at the state level.
  2. Avishkar Research Fellowship @ Rs. 6,000/- per month for period of 24 months to the winners of Post PG Category at the state level.
Zonal Level Avishkar Registration Form

Mr. Mahendra Sudam Kamble

Librarian

Qualification: BA, MLib&Isc, SET

Teaching & Industrial Experience: 2 Years

Research publication till the date (in number): 00

Workshop: 2 (State)

Seminar Attended: 3 (State)

Prof. Chhaya Rahul Vanjare

Assistant Professor

Qualification: MBA (Marketing) M.Com, Pursuing Ph.D.

Teaching & Industrial Experience: 12 years

Research publication till the date (in number): 5

Other Experiences at University Level:

  • External Senior Supervisor for SPPU Examination
  • Actively Participated in Central Assessment Process for University Papers for MBA, PGDBM, MBS
  • Chairman for Project Viva for MBA

Workshop: 2 (State) | 1 (National)

Faculty Development Programm: 4 (State)

Conference / Seminar Attended: 2 (State) | 5 (National)

Seminar Attended: 4 (State) | 2 (National)

Paper presented @ Conference : 2 (National)

Paper Published in Journal : 1 ( State)

Awards & Recognition Received:

  • N. C. Joshi Best Teacher’s Award 2016 awarded by Institute of Science, Poona, Wakad, Pune – 411057

Prof. Ashok Balbhim Kumbhar

Assistant Professor

Qualification: MA, PGDBM, MBS

Teaching Experience: 06 years

Administrative Experience:  24 years

Research publication till the date (in number): 08

Other Experiences at University Level:

  • External Senior Supervisor for SPPU Examination
  • Chairman for Paper Setting for SPPU Examination for MBA, PGDBM, MBS Question papers
  • Member for paper Setting for SPPU Examination for MBA, PGDBM, MBS Question papers
  • Actively Participated in Central Assessment Process for University Papers for MBA, PGDBM, MBS
  • Member for Project Viva for MBA and PGDBM
  • Actively working as Student Development Officer in SPPU.
  • Working as a Consultant for Pune Educational Consultancy.

Workshop: 3 (State)

Faculty Development Programme: 5 (State)

Conference / Seminar Attended: 3 (National)

Seminar Attended: 4 (State) | 1 (National)

Paper presented @ Conference: 1 (National)

Paper Presented @ Seminar: 3 (National)

Paper Published in Journal: 4 (State)

Awards & Recognition Received:

  • Certificate of Appreciation as a Student Development Officer working continuously for three years by SPPU.

Membership Details:

  • Lifetime member of Maharshtra Sahitya Parishad

Dr. Omkar Vishwas Gadre

Associate Professor & Registrar (IOS)

Qualification: MMS (Systems), Ph.D,

Teaching & Industrial Experience: 10 years

Research publication till the date (in number): 04

 Other Experiences at University Level:

  • External Senior Supervisor for SPPU Examination

 

Awards & Recognition Received: NIL

Membership Details: NIL

Workshop: 4 (State)

Faculty Development Programme : 1 (State)

Paper presented @ Seminar: 1 (International)

Paper Published in Journal: 4 (International)

Dr. Renuka Amit Vanarse

Assistant Professor

Qualification: MA, MCM, PGDBM, MBS (HR),  Ph.D.(HR)

Teaching Experience: 12 years

Research publication till the date (in number): 08

Other Experiences at University Level:

  • External Senior Supervisor for SPPU Examination
  • Actively Participated in Central Assessment Process for University Papers for MBA, MBS
  • Chairman for Project Viva for MBA
  • Squad Committee member for External Theory Examination for SPPU Examination

Workshop: 6 (State) | 1 (National)

Faculty Development Programme: 8 (State)

Conference Attended: 1 (State) | 2 (National)

Seminar Attended: 5 (State) | 4 (National)

Paper presented @ Conference: 2 (National)

Paper presented @ Seminar: 1 (State) | 2 (National)

Paper Published in Journal: 2 (State)

Books Published: 1 (State)

Awards & Recognition Received:

  • N. C. Joshi Best Teacher’s Award 2013 awarded by Institute of Science, Poona, Wakad, Pune – 411057

Prof. Rohini Uday Nikam

Assistant Professor

Qualification: BSL. LL.B, LL.M. MPM, Pursuing Ph.D.

Teaching Experience: 14 years

Research publication till the date (in number): 05

Other Experiences at University Level:

  • Participated in Central Assessment Process for University Papers for MBA, PGDBM

Workshop: 5 (State)

Faculty Development Programme: 7 (State)

Conference / Seminar Attended: 2 (International)

Seminar Attended: 7 (State) | 3 (National)

Paper Published in Journal: 5 (State)

Books Published: 2 (State)

 

Dr. Roopali Prashant Kudare

 Director

 

 Qualification: MBA (Marketing & Finance), M.Com., Ph.D.

Teaching & Industrial Experience: 15 years

Research publication till the date (in number): 11

Other Experiences at University Level:

  • External Senior Supervisor for SPPU Examination
  • Chairman for Paper Setting for SPPU Examination for MBA, PGDBM, MBS Question papers
  • Member for paper Setting for SPPU Examination for MBA, PGDBM, MBS Question papers
  • Actively Participated in Central Assessment Process for University Papers for MBA, PGDBM, MBS
  • Member for Project Viva for MBA and PGDBM

Workshop: 7 (State) | 1 (National)

Faculty Development Programme: 3 (State)

Conference / Seminar Attended: 10 (National) | 4 (International)

Seminar Attended: 3 (State) | 2 (National)

Paper presented @ Conference: 6 (National) | 4 (International)

Paper Published in Journal: 1 (State)

Books Published: 4 (State)

Awards & Recognition Received:

  • N. C. Joshi Best Teacher’s Award 2011 awarded by Institute of Science, Poona, Wakad, Pune – 411057
  • Honored by Lions Club of Pune Pride for Notable Work done in Education Field

Membership Details:

  • Life Time Member Centre for Education Growth and Research (CEGR)

Dr. Sampada Laxman Gupchup

Assistant Professor

 Qualification: M.A. ( Economics) , PGDBM ( marketing) , MBS (Marketing) , Ph.D

Teaching & Industrial Experience: 19 years

Research publication till the date (in number): 6

Other Experiences at University Level:

  • External Senior Supervisor for SPPU Examination
  • Member for paper Setting for SPPU Examination for MBA Question papers
  • Actively Participated in Central Assessment Process for University Papers for MBA, PGDBM, MBS

Workshop: 4 (State) | 1 (National)

Faculty Development Programme: 3 (State)

Conference / Seminar Attended: 4 (State) | 1 (National)

Seminar Attended: 3 (State) | 1 (National)

Paper presented @ Conference: 3(State)| 2 (National) | 1 (International)

Paper Published in Journal: 2 (National)

 

Prof. Smita Ameya Wagh

Assistant Professor

Qualification: MCM, PGDBM, MBS, Pursuing PhD

Teaching & Industrial Experience: 09 years

Research publication till the date (in number): 06

Other Experiences at University Level:

  • External Senior Supervisor for SPPU (Viva-Voce) Examination

Workshop: 8 (State)

Faculty Development Programme: 8 (State)

Seminar Attended: 5 (State)

Awards & Recognition Received:  NIL

Membership Details: NIL

Prof. Dada Shamrao Patil

Assistant Professor

Qualification: MBA (Marketing)

Teaching Experience: 11 years

Research publication till the date (in number): 06

Other Experiences at University Level:

Workshop: 6 (State) | 1 (National)

Faculty Development Programme: 4 (State)

Conference Attended: 1 (State) | 2 (National)

Seminar Attended: 5 (State) | 4 (National)

Paper Published in Journal: 2 (State)

Awards & Recognition Received: