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History of Department:

The Bengali Department of this college started it’s journey from 1879 (intermediate). Intellectuals from other disciplines devoted their time for teaching Bengali, because the college had no separate teacher for Bengali in its embryonic stage. Pandit Madan Mohan Tarkalankar, Kabi Kamini Roy and many other respective persons took regular classes for a long time to Bengali Department for the necessary momentum. Although the department is above the vintage test, it started off formally in 1943. Smt. Bharati Mukherjee joined as the first lecturer in Bengali. In 1948, Prof.Lila Roy joined, followed immediately by Dr. Dipti Tripathi as the Assistant Professor. In 1979,including Dr.Uma Roy, other teachers were karabi Bhattacharyya, Smt. Sanghamitra Dutta, Smt. Chandra Mukherjee, Smt. Shanta Sen, Smt. Krishna Palit and Smt. Banimanjari Das. Prior to this, Smt. Sunanda Dasgupta for sometime and Smt. Kamala Kanjilal for many years served the department.

Courses Offered

• M.A
• B.A Honours
• General Course for student with honours in other Arts Subjects.
Department of Bengali, 2014  

Name of the Teaching staff   Designation Highest Qualification Specialization
  Dr. Sangeeta Tripathi Mitra
  Professor and Principal   M.A. Ph.D.   Fictional prose and Prosody
  Smt. Suchimita Maitra   Associate Professor and Head of Department   M.A., M.Phil., B.Lib.   Tagore Literature
  Dr. Sharmistha Niyogi   Assistant Professor   M.A.- 1st class, B.Ed.- 1st class, Ph.D. – Jadavpur University   Tagore Studies, Stylistics, Modern Bengali Literature (Poems and Short Stories)
  Dr. Jayita Dutta   Associate Professor   M.A. Ph.D.   Prachin o Madhyajug and Novel and Short Story
  Sri. Jayanta Mistri   Assistant Professor   M.A. B.Ed., M.Phil.   Novel and Short Story
  Smt. Sohini Bhattacharya   Assistant Professor   M.A. B.Ed.   Prachin o Madhyajug
  Smt. Anwesha Khan   Assistant Professor   M.A.   Folk Literature
  Smt. Anindita Datta   Assistant Professor   M.A.   Novel and Short Stories


Inauguration of Post Graduate Courses
Post Graduate Inauguration programme Post Graduate class in session


  • The teachers and students of the Department work enthusiastically to assure the success of the NSS, Annual Prize Day, the Intra class cultural competitions and various other college functions.
  • UGC seminars, Workshops and Departmental Seminars are regularly arranged by the Department to provide wider exposure to the students.
  1. Workshop on the theme “Rabindranath Ebong Nritya Shailee” was organised on 05/03/12. Professor Amita Dutta was the main resource person of this workshop.
  2. UGC Sponsored Seminar on the theme “Anubade Rabindranath” was organised by the Department of Bengali, English, Hindi and Sanskrit on 24/09/13.
  3. A Departmental Seminar was organised on the theme “Bangla Upanyase Trayee : Tarashankar – Manik – Mahashweta” on 08/01/14. Sohrab Hossain was the speaker of this seminar.
  4. Another Departmental Seminar was organised on the theme “Bangla Natok o Rangamancher Bibartan – Ekti Rekhachitra” on 21/03/14. Dr. Soumitra Basu was the speaker of the Seminar.
Seminar on 'Anubade Rabindranath' Departmental Seminar
Speaker : Sohrab Hossain
‘Gandharir Abedan’, performed by
The Students Of Bengali Department’
  • Educational tours are conducted by the Department. Recently an Educational trip was organised to ‘ Nimpith Ashram’.
  • Students of the Department take part in sports, Dance, Drama, Painting and Recitation at Various College and inter College competition.

Recent Results


B.A, PART I (2013) – 19, First Class.
B.A , PART II (2013) – 10, First Class.
B.A , PART III (2013)- 1, First Class.
B.A , PART III (2014)- 8, First Class.



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