Dandeli Education Society's

Bangurnagar Arts, Science & Commerce College

Barchi Road, Ambewadi, Dandeli-581325

Re-Accredited by NAAC at 'B' Grade Level

Department of BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE

       Paper is one of the common commodities that we need in our day to day life. Modern papermaking had its birth in 16th century and since then, paper sector across the globe have grown by leaps and bounds. Globalization, technology and literacy have made the paper sector one of the most important sources of revenues in our country. With increasing demand of ‘readymade’ manpower in the country, Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc.) found its roots in the year 1978 under the sponsorship of WCPM and Dandeli Education Society (DES) Dandeli. Our course is a unique experiment in Academy Industry Interaction which is a standing example for Skill Development introduced 40 years ago in BNDC and running successfully till today as self-financed unaided course with the support and help of one of the largest paper industry in India i.e. West Coast Paper Mills(WCPM) Limited Dandeli. Ever since, the course has had the distinction of providing the paper industry with ‘diamonds’ that not lost their luster in the years gone by. Today the products of this course have the privilege of being well placed in the top management levels of leading paper and allied industries across the globe.

      This Industrio- academic venture was prepared jointly by interaction between academic luminaries of the college, University experts and senior people of the industry in particular WCPM. The course curriculum was evolved jointly by them is interdisciplinary syllabi comprising components of pure science, applied engineering and technology, language and management. Project work and industrial training are integrated in the course syllabi which prepare graduates to handle day to day work confidently. This course has all the ingredients to fulfill the needs of a good papermaker. There has been continual improvement in the course content and teaching methodology to meet the growing needs and demands of the paper industry.

      100% placement even after 40 long years justifies every claim made about the excellence and relevance of this job oriented course. Nearly 600 graduates and 80 post graduates completing the course occupy responsible positions in more than 50 big and small paper mills across the country and abroad. Many of the pass outs have also joined allied industries such as chemical sales and marketing, technical services, machine tools etc., and drawing lucrative salaries on par with engineering graduates. A few have even set up their own industrial enterprises related to paper.

  • Unique inter disciplinary 4 year degree non-semester course in South East Asia.
  • Students scoring 50% marks in PCM at PUC or equivalent examinations are admitted through entrance test conducted by college.
  • Chemical Engineering based industry relevant curriculum to take care of current technologies and innovative ideas•
  • Highly rationalized fees structure draws students from all over the country.
  • Adequate infrastructure and well equipped laboratories, well stocked college library, KUPG Centre Library, Technical Library at Research Centre of the mill motivate and help students to gain required knowledge.
  • Department has established close collaboration with almost all integrated paper mills, CPPRI and IPT – Saharanpur, FRI Dehradun etc.
  • A Post-graduate Programme in Pulp and Paper Science Technology leading to M.Sc. (Tech) Degree of Karnatak University Dharwad has been started in pursuance of a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding among the college, the university and the West Coast Paper Mills Ltd., Dandeli which is an extension of the B.A.Sc. Degree Course.
  • Well-qualified and dedicated staff members having gained high accreditation in the industry, guide the students joining the course.