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The Department of Bengali Started functioning from its inception with elective Bengali in the pass course. A number of eminent teachers graced the Department. The Honours course was introduced in the year 1994 due to the earnest effort of the then Teacher-in-Charge of Dr. Somendra Narayan Chaudhuri and with the active co-operation of Sri Banadev Mukherjee and Sri Rabi Roy. The Department was then helped by a number of part-time teachers.

Nearly hundred percent success rate has been achieved by the students of this Department in the University Examinations for the last three years. The Department organizes educational tour since 2003. Different projects are assigned to the Honours students to develop their innovative skills.

Various teaching-aids like audio-cassettes, paintings are used by the teachers for the advancement of the  teaching learning process.The teachers have been able to achieve the cordial relation with the students through counseling process. 

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Eligibility Criteria

Study Level Cut-off marks at Entry Approved intake
UG (Honours) As per C.U. norms 30


The Department has its own Departmental Library with sufficient books. The Central Library too has a rich collection of Bengali books. There are paintings (as Patachitra) and Tape-Recorder, laptop, projector and screen at disposal to make the classes audio-visual. The Department has computer and printer with internet connection.

Faculty Directory

Photo Name Qualification Designation Email
Faculty Sima Mukherjee M.A., M.Phil. Associate Professor simacol9@gmail.com
Faculty Sushreema Dutta (Sensharma) M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Associate Professor sushreema.dutta@gmail.com
Faculty Kollol Gangopadhyay M.A. Assistant Professor kallolg2k@yahoo.com
Faculty Ujjwala Paik Mondal M.A., Ph.D. Assistant Professor ujjwala2014@gmail.com

Academic Activities

  • Experts are frequently invited to give lecture to deepen the understanding of the students about the subject. Lectures with demonstrations have been delivered by eminent personnel like Dr Indrani Sen, Dr Gopa Dutta, Dr. Suhrid Kumar Bhowmik, Dr Alpona Roy, Dr Debojit Bandyopadhyaya, Chandan Sen, Krishna Basu.
  • Excursions have been organised to places like Gandhi Museum Barrackpore, and Painting exhibition in Academy of Fine Arts.
  • Interdisciplinary classes are held on a regular basis.
  • Students’ seminars have been organised.
  • Students are made to work on film reviews, drama reviews and mini research projects.
  • Visit to drama show and painting exibition with the Honours students at Academy of Fine Arts.
  • Parent-Teachers' meeting has been organized.
  • Reunion has been organized.
  • International Language Day observed and invited eminent poet Prof. Krishna Basu.
  • Published Wall Magazine on Mahasweta Devi.



Extension Activities

The students are taken to Educational Tours in various places to give them exposure to different cultures worldwide beyond the syllabus. The students were taken to Jorasanko Thakurbari, Town Hall, William Kerry Museum, Dupleix museum, Gurusaday Museum, Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre, painting exhibition and theatre in Academy of Fine Arts, etc. Students have been taken to see Bengali Drama for a better understanding of Theatre which is a part of their syllabus. Films are shown frequently to help the students have a wider exposure to society.

Student's Zone

Average success rate of the Department is 95%.

Students have been performing well in extra-curricular activities as:

  • Joyita Bhowmik of the Department received Best Female Volunteer Award of National Service Scheme, Calcutta University Zone IV
  • Sujit Halder has received the Best All Rounder Prize of the Department for academic and extra-curricular performance.

Yearwise Success Rate:

Department Year Success Rate


Bengali (Hons.)

2014 90.9%
2013 100%
2012 93.0%

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Smt. Sima Mukherjee