Best Innovative College Award (2019-20) by CEDA.
'STAR STATUS' received from The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Hearty Congratulations to Progressive Education Society's Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune 16 for being the proud recipient of the CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ VANASHREE AWARD conferred upon by Social Forestry, Forest Department Maharashtra State for their contribution towards Student's, Women Welfare and Environment related initiatives through Plant Nursey, Tree Plantaion and Afforestation Drive.




Under Graduate Courses

Course Name Duration of Course Current Strength
B.A.(Bachelor of Arts) 3 years 379

Post Graduate Courses

Course Name Duration of Course Current Strength
M.A. (Master of Arts) 2 Years(4 semesters) 49

Teaching Faculty

: Mr. Dastagir Ramjan Pathan
: Assistant Professor
: M.A., Pursuing Ph.D.
Teaching Experience
: 29 Years
Research Papers
: 2
Research Project
  • Completed Projects : 1
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 3
Awards Received
: 1

: Dr. Abaso Hariba Shinde
: Assistant Professor
: M.Phil., Ph.D.
Teaching Experience
: 11 Years
Research Papers
: 8
Research Project
  • Completed Projects : 1
Chapters / Books Written
  • Chapters written : 4
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 4
Awards Received
: 1
Other Details

: Mr. Bhujang Gangadhar Sawaishikre
: Assistant Professor
: M. A., M.Phil., UGC NET
Teaching Experience
: 5 Years
Email ID
Research Papers
: 6
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 4
Other Details

: Mrs. Shilly John
: Assistant Professor
: M.Phil, MPM, NET, Submitted Doctoral thesis
Teaching Experience
: 15 Years
Research Papers
: 5
E-Content Developed
  • Documents : 10
Other Details

Research Projects

Completed Projects

BCUD funded Minor Research Project on “A study of Pomegranate Producing Farmers in Indapur Taluka” completed in 2012-14

Ongoing Projects

Research Publications

Linkage Collaboration



The Department conducts the following activities:

Guest Lectures, Educational Visits, Quiz Competitions, Surveys are undertaken by PG students, Seminars, workshops etc..

  • In the academic year 2015-16 a State Level Conference was organized on 4th Feb.2015 on the topic “New Dimensions of the Emerging Indian Economy”.

About 62 lecturers and research scholars from various colleges/institutes participated in the Conference. 35 research papers were accepted and each of the paper presenter was given a CD for the Conference Proceedings. Dr. Sunil Dhapte, Director, YASHADA, Dr. W.N. Salve form Shri Venkatesh College, Ichalkarnaji, Dr. Pradeep Apte form Fergusson College and Dr. Avinash Nikam were the Resource Persons for the conference.

Dr. Sunil Dhapte, Director, YASHADA, Pune, speaking in the inaugural session. Seated from left are Prof. Prakash Dixit, Deputy Secretary, P.E. Society and Dr. Sanjay Kharat, Principal, Dr. Jyoti Gagangras, Vice-Principal Arts and Prof Dastagir Pathan, Coordiantor & HOD, Economics.

Dr. Sanjay Kharat, Principal speaking during the valedictory function. Seated from left are Resource person Dr. Avinash Nikam. Chief Editor, Arthasamvad, Prof Dastagir Pathan, Dr. W.N. Salve, Shri Venkatesh College, Ichalkarnaji, Chief Guest of the session and Dr. Jyoti Gagangras, Vice-Principal Arts.

  • On 31st August 2016, the department organized a Quiz Competition for the UG students on "Indian Economy". About 99 students participated in the competition.

Quiz competition held on 31st August 2016 on “Indian Economy” by Department of Economics.

  • As a part of the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the College, the Department of Economics in association with the Marathi Arthashastra Parishad organized a ‘Dr. Sudha Mokashi’ awarded -one day workshop on "Fishery Production and Management" on Friday, 7th October 2016. There were about 110 participants including staff and students. The guest included Dr. Shivaji Bhosale, Chairman, Marathi Arthashastra Parishad, Prof. Dr. Avinash Nikam, Chief Editor, Arthasamvad, Prof. Suresh Todkar, Joint Secretary, PES, Shivajinagar, Pune and Dr. D.V. Jahagirdar, Former Chairman Marathi Arthashastra Parishad. Mr. Vijay Shikre, Joint-Director, Matsya Utpadan Kendra, Hadapsar, Pune, and Dr. Sanjay Kharat, Principal, Modern College, Ganeshkhind were the resource persons.

Speaking on the occasion is Dr. Shivaji Bhosale, Chairman, Marathi Arthashastra Parishad, seated from left to right are Mr. Vijay Shikre, Joint-Director, Matsya Utpadan Kendra, Hadapsar, Pune, Dr. Sanjay Kharat, Principal, Prof. Dastagir Pathan, HOD, Economcis and Prof. Dr. Avinash Nikam, Chief Editor, Arthasamvad.

Speaker is Mr. Vijay Shikre, Joint-Director, Matsya Utpadan Kendra, Hadapsar and seated from left to right are Dr. Shivaji Bhosale, Chairman, Marathi Arthashastra Parishad, Prof. Dr. Avinash Nikam, Chief Editor, Arthasamvad and Prof. Dastagir Pathan, HOD Economics.

NET/ SET/ GATE Qualified staff members and students (2011-14):

Sr. No.


Staff member / Student



Mr. B. G. Sawaishikre




The Department is well established with a departmental library. The department has its own PC with internet connection and a Printer. A classroom with LCD projector is also available.




Support Staff:

Name Designation Qualification Experience
Mr. Raju Khude Peon   15 Yrs.


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  Our Courses

  • B.A.(Economics)
  • B.A.(English)
  • B.A.(Geography)
  • B.A.(History)
  • B.A.(Psychology)
  • B.A.(Sociology)
  • B.Com.
  • B.B.A.(C.A.)
  • B.Sc.(Biotechnology)
  • B.Sc.(Chemistry)
  • B.Sc.(Computer Science)
  • B.Sc.(Maths)
  • B.Sc.(Microbiology)
  • B.Sc.(Physics)
  • B.Sc.(Zoology)
  • B.C.A.(Science)

  • M.A.(Economics)
  • M.A.(History)
  • M.A.(Sociology)
  • M.COM.
  • M.SC.(Biotechnology)
  • M.SC.(Chemistry)
  • M.SC.(Computer Science)
  • M.SC.(Microbiology)
  • M.SC.(Zoology)

  • Skill Based
  • B.Voc.(Food Processing Technology)
  • B.Voc.(Green House Technology)

  • Research Centre
  • Microbiology
  • Zoology

  Placement Activities

  • Placement_activities_Summary_2019-2020   
    For : BA,BCom,BCA(Science),BBA(CA),BSc,BSc(Biotechnology),BSc(Computer Science),BSc(Chemistry),BSc(Microbiology),MA,MCom,MSc,MSc(Biotechnology),MSc(Computer Science),MSc(Chemistry),MSc(Microbiology)
    Date : 2020-02-20