Notable Professors

  • Krishna Shastri Chiplunkar

    (Professor of Sanskrit, 1850)

  • Rev. James MacDougal

    (Professor of Mathematics, 1851-62)

  • Major Thomas Candy

    (Superintendent of the Poona Sanskrit College, 1837)

  • Rev. A.G. Fraser

    (Professor of English Literature and Political Economy, 1852-53)

  • H. Green

    (Professor of English Literature, 1852-53)

  • W. Draper

    (Professor of English Literature and Mathematics, 1856-62)

  • Edwin Arnold

    (Principal of Deccan College, 1857-60)

  • V. Green

    (Professor of English Literature, 1857)

  • Martin P. Haug

    (Professor of Sanskrit, 1859-65)

  • W.A. Russell

    (Professor of English Literature & Logic, 1860-62)

  • William Wordsworth

    (Professor of English Literature, 1862-74)

  • Edward Hamilton Aitken

    (Professor in Latin, 1870-76)

  • R.G. Oxenham

    (Professor of English Literature, 1874-90)

  • Kerupant Lakshman Chattre

    (Professor of Mathematics, 1865-79)

  • Lorenz Franz Kielhorn

    (Professor of Sanskrit, 1866-81)

  • G.W. Forrest

    (Professor of History, Political Economy, English Literature and Mathematics, 1874-86)

  • Dastur Hoshang Jamasp

    (Lecturer and then Professor of Oriental Languages 1874-92)

  • R. Shute

    (Professor of Logic and Moral Philosophy, 1875)

  • F.G. Selby

    (Professor of Logic and Moral Philosophy, 1877-80)

  • Sir R.G. Bhandarkar

    (Professor of Sanskrit, 1882-1893)

  • Arthur Barrett

    (Professor of Logic and English Literature, 1882-95)

  • V.N. Pathak

    (Professor of Moral Philosophy, Logic and English Literature, 1885-89)

  • G.V. Karkaray

    (Professor of Mathematics, 1886)

  • Francis William Bain

    (Professor of History and Political Economy, 1892)

  • Sirajuddin Abdul Fattah Moulvi

    (Lecturer in Persian, 1892)

  • A.V. Kathavate

    (Professor of Sanskrit, 1893-1900)

  • D.H. Dastur

    (Lecturer in Physics, 1893)

  • J.N. Fraser

    (Professor of English Literature, 1896-98)

  • S.R. Bhandarkar

    (Professor of Sanskrit, 1901)

  • K.P. Pathak

    (Professor of Sanskrit, 1901)

  • Maulana Syed Sulaiman Nadvi

    (Professor of Persian, 1912)

  • H.G.D. Turnbull

    (Principal of the College, 1919-20)

  • A.C.L. Wilkinson

    (Professor of Mathematics, 1910-23)

  • F.W. Clarke

    ( Second Professor of English Literature)

  • H.G. Rowlinson

    (Professor of English Literature)

  • E.A. Wodehouse

    (Professor of English, 1924-1934)

  • Prof. I.J.S. Taraporwala

    (Professor of Iranian Studies, 1939-42)

  • Prof. Sumitra Mangesh Katre

    (Professor of Indo-European Philology, 1939-1971, and Head of the Department of Linguistics, 1939-1959)

  • Prof. Hasmukh Dhirajlal Sankalia

    (Professor of Proto-Indian and Ancient Indian History, and Head of the Department of History and Archaeology, 1939-1973)

  • Prof. Narayan Govind Kalelkar

    (Professor of Indo-European Philology, Head of the Department of Linguistics)

  • Prof. Irawati Karve

    (Professor of Sociology and Anthropology)

  • Prof. M.A. Mehendale

    (Professor of Sanskrit (Vedic) Literature)

  • Prof. A.M. Ghatage

    (Professor of Indo-European Philology, General Linguistics, and Head of the Department of Linguistics)

  • Prof. S.B. Deo

    (Professor of Proto-Indian and Ancient Indian History, and Head of the Department of Archaeology)

  • Prof. Ashok Kelkar

    (Professor of Applied Linguistics, Director of the Centre of Advanced Studies in Linguistics)

  • Prof. A.R. Kulkarni

    (Professor of Maratha History)

  • Prof. Y.B. Damle

    (Professor of Sociology)

  • Prof. R.V. Joshi

    (Professor of Prehistory)

  • Prof. Madhukar Keshav Dhavalikar

    (Professor of Protohistoric and Early Historic Archaeology)

  • Prof. M.S. Mate

    (Professor of Proto-Indian and Ancient Indian History)

  • Prof. S.N. Rajaguru

    (Professor of Geo-archaeology)

  • Prof. V.N. Misra

    (Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology)

  • Prof. Gouri Lad

    (Professor of Ancient Indian Culture)

  • Prof. K. Paddayya

    (Professor of Geo-archaeology)

  • Prof. V.S. Shinde

    (Professor of South Asian Archaeology)

  • Prof. M.D. Kajale

    (Professor of Palynology)

  • Prof. P. Bhaskararao

    (Professor of Phonetics and Phonology)

  • Prof. Suhnu Ram Sharma

    (Professor of Tibeto-Burman Linguistics)

  • Prof. K.S. Nagaraja

    (Professor of Astro-Asiatic Linguistics)

  • Prof. V.D. Gogte

    (Professor of Archaeological Chemistry)

  • Prof. S.R. Walimbe

    (Professor of Biological Anthropology)

  • Prof. B.C. Deotare

    (Professor of Paliobotany)

  • Prof. Sheila Mishra

    (Professor of Geomorphology)

  • Prof. R.K. Mohanty

    (Professor of Proto-Indian and Ancient Indian History)

  • Prof. P.P. Joglekar

    (Professor of Bioarchaeology)

  • Prof. Sushama Deo

    (Professor of Computer Archaeology)

  • Prof. Vijay Sathe

    (Professor of Archaeological Chemistry)

 
HONOURS and AWARDS RECEIVED by the DECCAN COLLEGE FACULTY MEMBERS

Padma Bhushan

1974 - Prof. Hasmukh Dhirajlal Sankalia

Padma Shri

2002 - Prof. Ashok Kelkar

2011 - Prof. Madhukar Keshav Dhavalikar

2012 - Prof. K. Paddayya

Sahitya Akademi Award

1966 - Dr. Tryambak Shankar Shejwalkar for Shri Shiv Chhatrapati

1967 - Narayan Govind Kalelkar for Bhasha: Itihas Ani Bhoogol

1968 - Prof. Irawati Karve for Yugant

2010 - Prof. Ashok Kelkar for Rujuvaat

Karnataka Sahitya Academi Award

1995 - Prof. H.S. Biligiri

Maharashtra State Government Award

1963 - Prof. S.B. Deo for Maharashtratil Utkhanane

1969 - Prof. Irawati Karve for Yugant

1971 - Prof. S.B. Deo for Maharashtra – Ek Puratattviya Samalochan

1979 - Prof. S.B. Deo for Puratattva Vidya

National Sanskrit Scholar (Rashtriya Sanskrit Pandit)

1975 - Prof. Shivramkrishna Shastri

1979 - Prof. Srinivas Shastri

1988 - Prof. C. G. Kashikar

1990 - Prof. M.A. Mehendale

1991 - Prof. Shivram Dattatray Joshi

1998 - Prof. A.M. Ghatage

Tagore National Fellowship

2011 - Prof. Madhukar Keshav Dhavalikar

2012 - Prof. M.L.K. Murty

2018 - Dr. G.B. Deglurkar

2019 - Prof. Rabindra Kumar Mohanty

V.S. Wakankar Award, Madhya Pradesh Government

2006 - Prof. V.N. Misra

2012 - Prof. Madhukar Keshav Dhavalikar

Dr. P. V. Kane Gold Medal, Asiatic Society of Bombay

1995 - Prof. M.A. Mehendale

Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship

1956 - Prof. H.S. Biligiri

1957-58 - Prof. M.A. Mehendale

Fellow, British Council, England

1966 - Dr. D.N. Shankara Bhat

Honorary Fellow, Society of Antiquaries of London

2010 - Prof. K. Paddayya

Fellow, Quaternary Society of America, USA

2011 - Prof. S.N. Rajaguru

Fellow, Royal Society of Palaeobotany, U.K.

20l1 - Prof. M.D. Kajale

Other Awards

Prof. Hasmukh Dhirajlal Sankalia

1988-89 - Late Professor N. G. Naralkar Vidwat Puraskar

Dr. D.N. Shankara Bhat

2012 - Pampa Award (or Pampa Prashasti), a literary award by Karnataka State

2013 - Shambha Joshi Award by Karnataka Sangha, Shimogha

Kannada Rajyotsava Award

Nadoja Award by Hampi University

Dr. Shobhana Gokhale

2010 - Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Collectors' Society of Rare Items

Prof. V.S. Shinde

2007 - Late Shree Madhukar Ramkrishna Inamdar Foundation Trust All India Award for Excellence in Museum Studies/Archaeology

2015 - Vidyasagar Award for academic excellence by Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage, Kolkata

2022 - CSIR, Bhatnagar Fellow

Dr. G.B. Deglurkar

2021 - Sir R.G. Bhandarkar Memorial Award, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute