DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT:  1955 | 1961: Honours

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Observance of World Literacy Day by organizing inter-departmental programmes
§ Innovative practices like Open Book examination, Application of standardized
psychological tests on students of the department
§ Publication of “Expressions”- the departmental journal since 2008
§ Students Wall Magazine

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Category Eligibility Criteria For Form Fill Up Additional Criteria
General (Minimum aggregate 50% AND 45% in Education or related subject) OR (55% in Education or related subject given below if aggregate below 50% but more than 45%). Related subjects are Psychology, History, Philosophy, Economics, Mathematics, Political Science, Sociology. Preference will be given to students who have passed in maths in the Class X board Exam.                                               Must have passed in English
SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B Candidates belonging to the SC, ST, OBC-A & OBC-B communities should obtain a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate OR 40% marks in the subject or related subjects. SC,  ST & OBC communities recognised by Govt. of West Bengal are only eligible for the exemption mentioned above . Preference will be given to students who have passed in maths in the Class X board Exam.                                               Must have passed in English
Index Marks Calculation for Merit List (Aggregate + Education or Related Subject ) / 2
EDUCATION AS ELECTIVE:
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA : 45% and above in aggregate
SUBJECT COMBINATION:
ENGLISH AND ONE MODERN INDIAN LANGUAGE (MIL) ARE COMPULSORY. HINDI / BENGALI / URDU ARE OFFERED AS MODERN INDIAN LANGUAGES. STUDENTS ARE TO CHOOSE THE HONOURS SUBJECTS AND TWO ELECTIVE SUBJECTS TAKING ONE SUBJECT ONLY FROM A GROUP. MUSIC MAY BE OPTED AS A NON-TAUGHT SUBJECT.
GROUP-I GROUP-II GROUP-III
History Sociology/ Geography/ Philosophy English / Urdu
History Sociology / Philosophy /Hindi Economics / English
JMC Sociology Economics / English / Urdu
JMC Hindi Economics / English

Events & Workshops

  • World Literacy Day was organized by Department of Education in collaboration with Social Welfare Committee on 08.09.15. On this occasion Dr. Aditi Dey, Principal, released Departmental Journal ‘Expressions’ which was followed by a Workshop on ‘Literacy and inclusive education’. The Workshop was conducted by Ms. Arundhati Sarkar, Head Manochetna Academic and Research Centre (MARC), a wing of Manovikas Kendra.
  • The students of Department of Education went for an educational visit to Serampore College and Carey’s Museum, West Bengal on 25.02.16.
  • Special Lecture was organized by Department of Education on 26.02.16. Rima Mukherji, MBBS, DPM, MRC Psych (London) delivered a lecture on “Anxiety and Depression among college students: Its impact on Academic life and Management strategies”.
  • Inter college Students’ Seminar on ‘Contemporary issues in Indian Education’ was organized by Department of Education in collaboration with Rani Birla Girls’ College, Kolkata on 31.03.16. There was paper presentation by students of both the colleges.

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