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The Department of Bengali was one of the few departments that came into existence at the very beginning when the College was founded way back in 1887. Bengali was also one of two pioneers along with Mathematics, which got the Honours affiliation from the University of Calcutta in 1959. Then onwards, continuous evaluation and high level of performance by teachers as also the general profile of good quality students has taken the department to its pinnacle of glory. There are 6 sanctioned full time post for the department. At this moment 5 posts are filled by qualified teachers.
- Introduction of Intermediate Course: 1887
- Introduction of Pass Course: 1955
- Introduction of Honours Course: 1959
- 3 Year B.A. Honours Course in Bengali
- 3 Year B.A. General Course in Bengali
Academic Curriculum (1.6 MB)
The new Classrooms offer more space
ICT teaching at the Department
- The department has its own library which is quite rich in collection of books and journals.
- Lecture method of teaching is normally followed. Audio-Visual teaching aids, Computers and internet facility are frequently used for comprehensive teaching.
- Apart from this procedure, tutorial classes at regular intervals and home assignments are also arranged by the faculty. Teachers are available beyond class hours and during vacations for academic interaction with students.
- Teachers regularly participate in special coaching classes for students belonging to SC, ST, minorities communities and financially backward class under the UGC Sponsored Remedial Coaching Center for the SC, ST, minorities communities and financially backward class students. In addition students with difficulties are encouraged to have personal discussion outside their class rooms.
- In November 2003, the departmental wall-magazine Kornika first made its appearance and till now every issue is enthusiastically prepared by the students of the department under the guidance of teachers. Currently it appears every month.
Students are admitted strictly on merit (on marks basis). Students largely come from rural background (low and middle-income group). Students are proficient in Bengali. The subject is preferred equally by both the genders although the number of girls are higher than the boys.
- Literature and Society.
- Women’s Studies.
- Various Aspects of Tagore Literature.
- Modern Drama; A Powerful Medium of Social Communication.
- Environment and Literature.
- Dr Apurba Kumar Dey, Associate Professor, undertook a Minor Research Project entitled “Sishu Natya” under UGC and got financial assistance of Rs.85,000/- (2006-2008)
- Dr Hrishita Gupta Bakshi, Associate Professor, undertook a Minor Research Project entitled “Goto eksho bochore bangle katha sahitya bidhoba meyera — eka meyera” under UGC and got financial assistance of Rs.1,32,000/- (2009-2011)
|Name of the Teacher||Qualification||Designation||Phone No|
|SUKLA GHOSH CHOWDHURY||M.A.||Associate Professorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dr GOURI GHOSH||M.A., Ph.D.||Associate Professor|
|Dr Hrishita Gupta Bakshi||M.A., Ph.D.||Associate Professor|
|Dr Apurba Dey||M.A., Ph.D.||Associate Professor|
|Dr Malabika Banerjee||M.A., Ph.D.||Assistant Professor|
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