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Philosophy

Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives and few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time...........Voltaire

Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy started with the pass course at the undergraduate level in 1965 with one Lecturer Prof. Asit Sen. Then Dr. Amarnath Bhattacharyya joined the Department. The affiliation for the Honours Course was granted by Calcutta University in the academic session 2004-2005. The course has an intake capacity of 30 students.

The students are sincere, serious and dedicated and take part in various competitions viz. sports, debates, quiz etc. organized by the college. We sincerely hope to progress in the pursuit of excellence. We take class tests and tutorial classes on regular basis. Group discussions are also held which benefit the students immensely. Students contribute their creative skills in the Departmental Wall-Magazine.

The Department has a Departmental book bank which lends out books to the students. With gratitude the Department remembers the Lecturers who have served in the Department and contributed towards its development:

Gayatri Chatterjee

Rinku Basu

Kishore Roy



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Eligibility Criteria

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

Infrastructure:

The Department of Philosophy has its own Departmental library which contains all the requisite resources as per the syllabus of the University.

The Department has computer along with internet connection and printer.



Faculty Directory

Photo Name Qualification Designation Email
Faculty Chandan Kr. Goswami M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor gchandangoswami@gmail.com
Faculty Paramita Banerjee M.A. Assistant Professor pb_rinku@yahoo.co.in
Faculty Antara Singha M.A., B. Ed. Guest Teacher antaraa86@gmail.com
Faculty Idisha Biswas M.A. Guest Teacher idishabiswas@gmail.com

Academic Activities

 

In the academic session 2015-16, the department of Philosophy organised the following academic activities:

1. A students’ seminar was organised on 27th February, 2016. The topic was Subtance: Locke, Berkeley and Hume. 2nd year Philosophy Honours students participated in this seminar.

2. An invited lecture was organised on 29th February 2016, on the topic SECULARISM : CONCEPT THEORY AND PRACTICE. The speaker was Prof. (Dr.) Atashee Chatterjee Sinha, Department of Philosophy, Jadavpur University.

3. An excursion to the Gandhi Museum, Barrackpore was organised to widen the students’ understanding on Indian History.

Extension Activities

The Department is conciously aware of -

  • making education relevant to real life situations.
  • preventing the alienation of the educated from the society.
  • developing in the educated a responsibility towards society and developing the learners knowledge through a wider exposure to real life situation. Students of the Department actively participate in NSS programs. They voluntarily involve in social work and camp organized by the college. Students of the Department actively participate in various career counseling program, soft skill development program and social awareness program.



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Department Year Success Rate
 Philosophy (Hons.)


2014 100%
2013 --
2012 85.7 %

 

Future Plans

  1. A national seminar on the Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda will be organised at the end of 2016 in collaboration with English and Political Science departments of the College.

 

  1. Visit to Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre in the academic session 2016-17.

 

  1. An invited lecture on Indian Philosophy in November, 2016.

Alumni

  • Mousumi Chakrabarty- Teacher (Mominpur UP School)
  • Uthsa Bhattacharyya- Store Manager (Swarosvki)



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2417-4622 (ext-23)

email- pb_rinku@yahoo.co.in