Departments

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DEPARTMENT OF B.Ed. (NCTE RECOGNISED)

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1963

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES Completed 50 years as a professional course in an undergraduate college
ACHIEVEMENTS § Students secured 100% First Class in the
B.Ed. University Examinations 2015.
§ Students in list of rank holders every year
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Annual Excursion and Institutional Visit.
§ Community Outreach Service with an NGO
§ Annual Exhibition and Collage Competition
§ Workshop on Values Ethics and Leadership
§ Lina Ray Memorial Lecture

DEPARTMENT OF BENGALI

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1955 | 1998: Honours

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Ekushe—celebration of Bangla Bhasha
Dibas—Seminar followed by inter college
students competitions in February/March
every year
§ Baishe Shrabon – Rabindra Smaran
observed by the department in August
every year
§ Summer project since 2014
§ Publication of departmental journal since
2005
§ Students Wall Magazine

DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1957 | 2002: Honours

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES § Departmental Research Cell
ACHIEVEMENTS § 5 rank holders in University Examinations
in the last 6 years
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Celebration of Special Days like Science
Awareness Day and Earth Day

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2006: Honours

ACHIEVEMENTS § Calcutta University rank holders over the
years.
§ Students are working as startup women
entrepreneurs
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Industrial visits by students
§ Inter-collegiate management fest:
PODIUM 2015 organized by the students of
the department in October 2015

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2002: General

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Wall Magazine by Ist year Chemistry
General students
§ Science Awareness Day jointly with the
Departments of Botany and Zoology on 4th
May, 2015.
§ Institutional visit by students

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE MORNING SECTION (Under Graduate)

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1982: General | 1988: Honours

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES § Memorial Lecture instituted in memory of
founding faculty Smt. Chandra Paul since
2011
§ Most sought after course of study
§ Largest student strength
ACHIEVEMENTS § Maximum number of first class pass out and
rank holders every year
§ Several Saraswati Trophy recipients
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Chandra Paul Memorial Lecture organized in
September every year
§ First international Seminar in collaboration
with the University of Calcutta in September
2015
§ Student workshop in collaboration with
entities like SEBI etc
§ Industrial visits
§ Faculty Capacity Development workshop

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE EVENING SECTION (Under Graduate)

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2014: Honours

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Workshop for students on competitive
examinations, banking and other financial
services
§ Daylong student excursion
§ Industry visit

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE EVENING SECTION (Post Graduate)

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2011

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES § Offering Marketing Specialisation as per
syllabus developed by in-house faculty but
vetted by Expert Committee, comprising
faculty members of different universities.
§ Introduction of Project Work in Second Year
for all students
§ Introduction of Special Training in Second
Year in SPSS
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Workshop for students on competitive
examinations, banking and other financial
services
§ Daylong student excursion
§ Industry visit

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2015: General

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Since this is a newly opened department of
general course so projects are going to be
undertaken in collaboration with Department
of Mathematics for third year Maths
(Honours) students.

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1955 | 2000: Honours

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES § Purabi Mukherjee Memorial Award for
Economics Honours topper in college, in the
C.U. – B. Sc. Part-III Examinations
ACHIEVEMENTS § Saraswati Trophy recipient (2006 – 2009)
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Ecoscope: Wall Magazine prepared by the
students
§ Ecovision: Annual journal of the
department
§ Ecotour: Industry Visit organized by the
department [visit to the Kolkata Port in
February, 2015]
§ Micro Teaching and group discussions
§ Inviting promising Departmental exstudents
to deliver lecture on relevant topics

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

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH (Under Graduate)

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1955

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Theatre workshop for students
§ U.G.C. sponsored State level Seminar in
collaboration with the Department of
English, Prafulla Chandra College in August 2014
§ U.G.C. sponsored State level Seminar in
collaboration with the Department of
Journalism, Shri Shikshayatan College and
Muralidhar Girls’ College in September 2015
§ Collaboration with leading English dailies
and publishing houses for apprenticeship of
students in the industry

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH (Post Graduate)

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2011

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES § Eminent resource persons including retired
university professors teach in the
department
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Collaboration with the American Center for
various cultural programmes and research oriented
workshops.
§ Theatre workshop for students.

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1956 | 1995 : Honours

ACHIEVEMENTS § B.A/B.Sc. Part III (H) 2015 – 9 First classes
§ B.A/B.Sc. Part II (H) 2015 – 6 First classes
§ Saraswati Trophy recipient in 2001
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Career Counseling to outgoing final year
students by well established alumni of the
department
§ Summer project on “Utilization of Public
Open Spaces”
§ Wall Magazine on “Gender issues and
Natural disasters”
§ Departmental Excursion to Murshidabad
§ Departmental journal “Vasudha” Volume VI
§ Theatre workshop for students.

DEPARTMENT OF HINDI

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1955 | 1957: Honours

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES § First Honours department in the college
§ First Honours department in Hindi under C.U.
and in a non – Hindi state in India
§ Received prestigious Chanda Bai Puraskar in
1959 from University of Calcutta
ACHIEVEMENTS § Maximum number of Saraswati Trophy
recipients – 15 students [1958-1959, 1962-1963,
1963-1964, 1968-1969, 1972-1973, 1976-1977,
1983-1984, 1985-1986, 1986-1987, 1990-1991,1992-1993, 1996-1997, 1997-1998, 2000-2001,
2005-2006]
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Celebration of HINDI DIWAS in September
every year
§ Organised: NATIONAL SEMINAR funded
by W.B. Council of Higher Education in March
2015 in observance of Womens’ Empowerment
§ Publication of departmental journal :
Hastakhshar
§ Students Wall Magazine: Deepshikha

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1955 | 1996: Honours

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Institutional visits – Indian Museum, Asiatic
Society, I.C.C.R., Victoria Memorial, Raja
Rammohan College, Khanakul, Hooghly,
Science City
§ Summer project since 2014
§ Publication of departmental journal
‘HISTORYWATCH’
§ Students Wall Magazine

DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2006: Honours

ACHIEVEMENTS § 10 – 15 % First Class in University
Examinations.
§ Regular student’s progression in Foreign
Universities
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ U.G.C. sponsored State level Seminar in
collaboration with the Department of
English, Shri Shikshayatan College and
Muralidhar Girls’ College in September 2015.
§ Soft Skill Development Programme for the
students.
§ Regular Orientation Lectures by eminent
academicians from institutions of national repute.
§ Summer Project in collaboration with
Department of Political Science.
§ Editing of Documentaries using FCP.
§ Training of Documentary Editing and
Multimedia for students.
§ Collaboration with leading English dailies,
Electronic Media, Corporate Houses and PRSI
for internship of students in the industry.
§ Publication of students newsletter

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1997 | 2012: Honours

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Students Projects

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1955 | 1958: Honours

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Summer Project
§ Extension Service by the Department –
Community Welfare Service by the students

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2012: General

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ One class per week is devoted for student’s
active participation like power point
presentation and brainstorming events.

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1955 | 1964: Honours

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES § Golden Jubilee as Honours department
celebrated in May 2014
§ First department in College to institute a
memorial lecture in memory of the
founding H.O.D of the department –
Belarani De Memorial Lecture since 2008
ACHIEVEMENTS § Saraswati Trophy recipients -1995, 2003
§ Achiever’s Award from College for their
contribution in various fields.
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Orientation by the former students about the
discipline
§ Annual Memorial Lecture in September every year
§ Institutional visit
§ Community Extension Service
§ Collaborative ventures with other departments and
reputed institutions
§ Students’ Study Circle
§ Departmental Newsletter
§ Annual Departmental Journal – ‘PERCEPTION’
which has been assigned ISSN number in 2015

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2005: General

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Departmental Journal

DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2006: General

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Participates in active learning week and
other department related activities like
other general departments

DEPARTMENT OF URDU

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2008: General

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Publication of Departmental Journal
§ Wall Magazine

DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2002: General

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Wall Magazine by Ist year Zoology General
students
§ Excursion to Alipore Zoological Garden,
Indian Museum and Krishi Vigyan Kendra,
Nimpith with II year and III year
Zoology(G) students.
§ Departmental Summer project
§ Science Awareness Day Celebration

MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATION

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 2012

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Compulsory Add on course for BA Journalism
and Mass Communication Honours and B.Ed.
students.