Geography Department Research

Department Research

Geography Department is recognized research centre for M.Phil. and Ph. D.


Research Thrust Areas                         


  1. Coastal Geomorphology
  2. Fluvial Geomorphology
  3. Disaster Management
  4. Economic Geography
  5. Tourism Geography
  6. Political Geography
  7. Agricultural Geography
  8. Population and Settlement


Research Centre Details

M.Phil. Geography 

Year of Establishment - 2013-14

No. of candidates awarded M. Phil degree till the year 2017-18 = 03


Ph. D. Geography 

Year of Establishment - 2012-13

No. of candidates awarded M. Phil degree till the year 2017-18 = 04


M.Phil. and Ph. D. Guide

Sr. No.

Name of faculty



Dr. Tushar Shitole



Dr. Suchitra Pardeshi



Other college associate M. Phil. and Ph. D. guide


Sr. No.

Name of Research Guide

Name of the Institute/College


Dr. Savita Kulkarni

Annasaheb Magar College Hadapsar, Pune


Prof. Dr. Amit Dhorde

Dept. of Geography, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune


Dr. Anargha Dhorde

Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune


Prof. Dr. Rajendra Suryawanshi

Abasaheb garware College, Pune


Dr. Arjun Musmade

T J College, Khadaki


Dr. Balasaheb Ghodke

S. P. College, Pune


Dr. Pramodkumar Hire

HPTRYK College, Nashik


Dr. Jyotiram More

BJS College, Wagholi, Pune


Dr. Sunil Gaikwad

S. P. College, Pune


Dr. Sunil Cholke

R.B.N. Borawake college shrirampur


Dr.Vilas Patil

Shahu college Pune

Department Publication

Research Paper Published by Faculty: -


  1. Tushar Shitole & Nitin Ghorpade., (2012). Role of Geography students in the rural development at village Divad, Tal. Maval, Dist Pune: A case study Vol. III. ISSN2320-5881
  1. Tushar Shitole, (2013). Methods of study of Coastal sand dune system: Tambaldeg dune field a case study ISBN 978-81-923922-02
  1. Tushar Shitole & Sushil Gujar, (2013). Research Methods of Study Weathering Characteristics of Salpe Ghat region, Dist. Satara, Maharashtra ISBN 978-81-923922-02
  1. Tushar Shitole & Sanjay Jagtap., (2012). Application of GPS in topographical survey and preparation of DEM of beach dunes at Guhagar, Mahrashtra ISBN 978-81-923922-02
  1. Tushar Shitole, Waghmare Janvi, Ravindra Kshirsagar, Sakshi Rane (2013). Hydrobiologicalspatio-temporal studies of Bird valley lake in Chinchwad, Pune (Maharashtra) vol 6(1). ISSN 2229-6549
  1. Tushar Shitole & Shrikant Karlekar., (2013). Morphology and planation of intertidal rock platforms produced by water layer leveling on Dahanu coast of Maharashtra vol. 35 ISSN 0970-9851

       7.Tushar Shitole Sharad Kaphale & Mahendra S Korade., (2014). Assessment of reserve forest in Junnar tahasil of Pune district, Maharashtra India: A                   remote sensing based study Vol II ISSN 2321-9831

  1. Tushar Shitole & Sanjay Jagtap., (2014). Use of ‘R2’ in the interpretation of annual beach, dune and beach-dune profiles at Guhagar, Maharashtra ISBN 978192721606
  1. Tushar Shitole & Sushil Gujar, (2014). Artificial recharge for groundwater sustainability in basaltic terrain: A case study of SalpeGhat areain Satara of Maharashtra
  1. Tushar Shitole & Tanaji Kharsinge, (2014). Geomorphic Study of Beach Rock at Guhagar, Maharashtra ISBN 978192721606
  1. Tushar Shitole & Tanaji Kharsinge, (2015). A stratigraphic study of beach rock at Guhagar, Konkan coast of Maharashtra Vol 53 ISSN 0011-7269
  1. Tushar Shitole & Shivaji Shinde, (2017). Functional analysis of tourist at Shivneri fort Vol III ISSN- 24548499
  1. Tushar Shitole & Ajinkya Sanawane (2018). Geo-strategic importance of Hambantota Port in the Indian Ocean: A Geo-Political Analysis. Volume V. ISSN 23956011
  1. Tushar Shitole & Shivaji Shinde (2018). Tourism Potential of Forts in Pune District with the help of Geospatial Technology. Volume V. ISSN 23956011
  1. Tushar Shitole, Ganesh Sonawane & Snehal Kasar (2018). The assessment of Mangrove distribution of Sakhar Creek, West Coast of Maharashtra from 2001-2017. Vol 1 (1). ISSN 2319-8648