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DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY  
       
     ACADEMIC PROGRAMS  
   
 
    Programme offered in the Department    
B.A. 3 years Honours Course
B.Sc. 3 years Honours Course
       
 

     
    Major Activities of the Department

The students, alumnae and teachers of the Department organized their first reunion in February, 2013.

 

In August 2012, Dr. H.N Gupta, Prof., Dept of Applied Psychology, C.U and Mr. Somesh Dasgupta, President, Corporate Affairs and Administration, DPSCL acted as resourse persons in the Seminar - "Psychology and industry".

In January 2011, Sri Sumon Mukherjee, Retired Faculty, Dept of Psychology, Calcutta University acted as the resource person in the Workshop on Hons. Practical syllabus held in collaboration with the Dept of Psychology, Calcutta University.

Syllabus Workshop


Syllabus Workshop

A Seminar "Looking at the reality from a girls perspective: Jafar Panahi’s "The White Balloon" was organized in the Department in March 2011. Dr. Manas Ghosh, Lecturer, Dept of Film studies, Jadavpur University was the resource person in the Seminar.


 
       
   

UGC Sponsored State Level Seminar on Disability :
A Battle with Reality
in 2009

Department of Psychology

 

 
       
   
 
 
    PRESENT FACULTY  
       
   
Name of the Teaching staff   Designation Highest qualification Specialization
       
  Dr. Nilanjana Bagchi   Assistant Professor and
Head of the Department
  M.A. (1st class, Ist), Ph.D.   Industrial and Organisational Psychology, Women's Studies
               
  Dr. Syamali Sen   Associate Professor   M.A. (1st class), L.L.B, Ph.D.   Experimental Psychology, Women’s Studies, Personality.
               
  Dr. Pallavi Banerjee   Assistant Professor   M.Sc. (1st class, 3rd), Ph.D.   Clinical Psychology Psychotherapy
               
  Dr. Mohua Chatterjee   Assistant Professor   M.Sc. (1st Class), Ph.D.   Industrial Psychology and Organizational Behaviour, Environmental Psychology.
               
     
     
    Recent Academic Results of the Department:
     
   
Year   University Ranks  
2013   4th, 5th  
       
2010   1st  
       
2009   1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th  
       
     
 
 
     
    CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES  
       
    Students of the Department participate in various Sports and Cultural Activities.  
   

 
2014-15
STUDENTS  ACTIVITY PRIZE WON
Shrestha Ash
Poushali Roy
Debarati Banerjee

Participated in Group-C (UG level) Science Model Competition in District Student-Youth Science Fair, 2014 Organized by Youth Services Department, Govt. of W.B.

 

 
2013-14
STUDENTS  ACTIVITY PRIZE WON
Apoorva Roy

Kathak Nritya

Has been awarded 5th year Sangeet Bivakar by Bangiya Sangeet Parishad, W. B.
Arshia Rosaleen Attended workshop on Kathak under the guidance of Pt. Birju Maharaj  

 
2012-13
STUDENTS  ACTIVITY PRIZE WON
Sanchari Roy Bethune College Annual Sports Sports champion for the 3rd consecutive year
Arshia Rosaleen Doverlane Talent Search Contest, 2013 - Doverlane Music Conference and Doverlane Music Academy in association with P. C. Chandra Group Third in Kathak Dance

 
2011-2012
STUDENTS Activity Prize Won
Devika Maheswary She obtained in and in in Annual Sports. of First Year obtained in. also obtained in Bowling at National Level (Ladies), 2011. Twelvth Rank
Shreshtha Dhar Passed Grade 2 of Trinity College London in Piano Distinction
Ananya Sengupta Country Music in the ‘Reverbration’ website First Rank
International Manga Competition. Second Rank
Sanchari Roy Annual Sports of Bethune College Sports Champion
Javelin, Short Put, Relay Race of Annual Sports of Bethune College First Rank
100mts Run of Annual Sports of Bethune College Second Rank
Long Jump and Discus Throw of Annual Sports of Bethune College Third Rank
Shrestha Chattopadhyay and Sabnam Basu Relay Race of Annual Sports of Bethune College Second Rank
Sabnam Basu Skipping Race of Annual Sports of Bethune College Second Rank
Shreshtha Dhar, Mahua Roy and Rima Bhattacharya Inter College Medlay of ‘Aalap’ - Bethune College Annual Fest, 2011. Second Rank
Sujata Roy Choudhuri, Barna Roy, Debolina Dawn and Ananya Sengupta Coreography in ‘Aalap’ - Bethune College Annual Fest, 2011. First Rank
Sanchari Roy, Sonali Mondal, Bidisha Haque, Srijita Chanda and Debolina Roy Skit, Aalap, Bethune College Annual Fest, 2011. Third Rank

 
2010-11
STUDENTS  ACTIVITY PRIZE WON
Students of the Department

Bethune College Annual Sports, 2011

Champions’ trophy (Major Maya Ganguly Memorial Shield) – Interdepartmental Team Championship
Students of the Department Bethune College Fest First in Inter – College Drama Competition
Students of the Department Calcutta Medical College Fest Third position in Choreography
Sanchari Roy Bethune College Annual Sports, 2011 Sachinath, Radhaballav & Suradhani Basak Memorial Prize for excellence in Sports
Bethune College Annual Sports, 2011 Shyamacharan Ghosh Memorial Prize for hghest proficiency in the Bethune College Annual Sports, 2011.
Badminton – first position
Bethune College Annual Sports, 2011 First Position in Short Put, Second Position in Long Jump
All Bengal Government College Athlete Meet Fourth Position in Short Put
Ananya Sen Gupta Reverbnation – a website recognizing young talent in music Voted 2nd in Kolkata and 10th in India
Bethune College Fest First Position in Inter – College Debate, Third position in Inter College Cartoon Story Telling Competiton

 

 

The students of the department actively participate in the Annual College Festival, NSS activities, Sports, Debates, Quizzes and cultural programmes within and outside the College.

Psychological Counseling

The Department runs a Counseling Cell which provides Psychological Counselling Services to the students of all the departments of the College. Professional Clinical Psychologists provide counseling services to the students as part of this endeavour. Along with this, the teachers of the Department also provide counseling services to the students of various departments.

 
   

 

 
       
       
    EXTENSION ACTIVITIES  
       
   
 
 
Excursion tour to Bakkhali    Bishnupur excursion, 2012
 
       
   
     
  Psychology Excursion to DPSCL, Asansol, 2011   Psychology Excursion to DPSCL, Asansol, 2011  
         
 
       
   
  • In 2009, to get some practical clinical exposure, the third year students of the Department visited the Psychiatry OPD of the R.G. Kar Medical College and Hospital in small groups (with special permission from the Principal, R.G. Kar Medical College and Hospital).
     
  • In 2008, 2009 2010, 2011 and 2012, the NSS student members of the Department participated in a slum visit programme in which they specially contributed by providing psychological awareness to the slum dwellers under the supervision of the teachers of the Department.
     
  • Participation in Students Seminars and Quiz organized by the Department.
     
  • Participation in the various Social Service Programmes organized by the College, e.g. Blood Donation Camp, campus cleaning, campaigning for plastic free zone, etc.

Achievement of the students who have graduated in the recent past:

Calcutta University Ranks of Ex - students at PG level Examinations:

PG Program University Ranks University Ranks
BA/BSc Hon’s 2009 2010
1st, 4th 1st, 4th, 7th

Recent Achievements of Student

Name Year of passing graduation Student achievement
Rema Bose 2007 Qualified SET examination, 2012
Poulami Bhar 2007 Qualified SET examination, 2012
Udita Boral 2007 Qualified SET examination, 2012
Mallika DasGupta 2008 Qualified NET with JRF, 2012
Doyel Ghosh 2008 Qualified NET examination, 2012
Tulika Singhania 2009 Qualified NET examination, 2012
Sumona Dutta 2009 Qualified NET examination, 2012
Amrita Biswas 2009 Successfully completed M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology from National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore
Anam Farhat 2010 Currently Research Associate in Indian Institute of Management, Amhedabad
Preeti Jajodia 2012 Successfully passed Masters in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Currently pursuing M.Phil. in Social Work, from National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore.
 

Current jobs of Recently graduated students of the Department:

Graduation Batch (2004 – 2007)

Name of the student Job status
Sweta Sonthalia School Counselor
Rema Bose Guest Lecturer in West Bengal State University
Udita Boral Part time Lecturer at Jogomaya Debi College
Poulami Bhar Contractual Full time Lecturer at Jaipuria College
Shaonli Sanyal Contractual Full time Lecturer at Baghbazar Women’s College.



Graduation batch (2005– 2008)

Name of the student Job status
Anurima Sarkar Counselor in a Placement consultancy
Deblina Ghosh Counselor, ISO Placement Consultancy
Sucheta Sanyal Counselor at Nursing Home at Dumdum
Mallika Dasgupta Guest Lecturer in a Management Institute, Counselor in a Career Counseling Centre
Sreedeepa Shome School Counselor at Ranikhet
Archana Rabindran Kutty Counselor, IMS Management Coaching Centre
Doyel Ghosh Clinical Psychologist, District Mental Health Programme, North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, Jalpaiguri.
Sridipa Shome School Counsellor, Sri Bharti school, Kolkata
Debolina Sarkar Assistant Manager – HR, Dunn Humby India, New Delhi



 

 
     
   
 

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