Department | Arts | Marathi

About Department of Marathi

Brief History-

Established in 1926.प्रा रा श्री जोग well known critic was the first professor appointed to teach Marathi at undergraduate level. DNYANPEETH awardees writer  वि वा शिरवाडकर was our student and one who publicly expressed his gratitude towards this institution and its founder Prin T A Kulkarni. प्रा.वसंत कानेटकर  most successful professional playwright of Marathi theatre was professor of Marathi & English. Fluent in Both languages, attending his lecture always proved as a real treat of literary discourse. प्रा वि बा आंबेकर was another learned  teacher always remembered for his studious approach. प्रा.डॉ बा वा दातार,डॉ प्रभाकर राजगुरू, प्रा यशवंत कुलकर्णी, डॉ भास्कर गिरिधारी are among other noted teachers/HOD’s of the Dept. Dept. is instrumental in producing several devoted teachers, authors, lawyers, politicians during last 9 decades.


  • To expose students to the peculiarities of Marathi as a spoken & written language
  • Make them aware about rich cultural heritage of Maharashtra, significance of Marathi as its carrier.
  • Inculcate in them various usages of language, literary as well as functional; unfold before them the historical account of Marathi literature, ancient and modern.
  • To teach them literary criticism, Indian and western

Activities of the department-

27th of February is Govt declared “Marathi Bhasha “Day and Dept. of Marathi always makes it appoint to celebrate it with its word and spirit. We try to dramatize ideas propagating the importance, usages of standard Marathi and unfold the beauty of various colloquial forms eg khanadeshi, dangi, etc. Folk dance, songs are ingrained part of presentation.


Degree Eligibility Course Type Intake Note Admission Procedure Type
B.A(Marathi) An applicant who has passed the H.S.C(12th Arts) Examination of the Maharashtra State Board or equivalent of any other statutory Board or University is eligible for admission to the first year B.A. degree course. Grant 40 Seats ( Special subject from SYBA onwards) Reservation as per Government Rules Selection through merit list Under Graduate
M.A.(Marathi) Any Graduate  is eligible  but an applicant who has passed the BA Examination  with  Marathi as special subject will be preferred Grant 60 Seats Reservation as per Government Rules Selection through merit list Post Graduate
Ph.D. M.A. WITH PET / NET / SET Non-Grant 56 Seats Reservation as per Government Rules As per Savitribai Phule Pune University Norms Doctorate

Faculty List

Faculty Qualification Designation Experience(Yrs) Email Profile
Dr. R.V. Karad M.A., Ph.D. HOD, Professor 32 View
P. U. Ahire M.A., SET Assistant Professor 16 View
Dr. Jaswanti Sureshrao Mojad M.A., SET, M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor 09 View
Chandrashekhar Suresh Ghuge M.A.B.Ed.,M.Phil.NET Assistant Professor 07 View