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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
       
 
   
Students, alumnae and teachers of the Department of Psychology, Bethune College are organising their first Reunion on 10th of February, 2013 (Sunday) at Centenary Hall, Kadambini Bhavan from 11.00am - 5p.m. All alumnae of the Department are cordially invited!
 
 

 
 
    Major Activities of the Department
 
Students, alumnae and teachers of the Department of Psychology, Bethune College organised their first Reunion on 10th of February, 2013 at Centenary Hall, Kadambini Bhavan.

The Department of Psychology, Bethune College, organized a Workshop on Part – I and Part – II (Hons.) Practical syllabus on 31.01.2011, in collaboration with Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta.

The Department of Psychology organized a two days Industrial Visit to the Dishergarh Power Supply Corporation for the students of the Department in January 2011. The tour was aimed at providing the students an overview of the operation of an organization from a Psychologist’s perspective.

The Department of Psychology organized a two days Visit to Bishnupur in West Bengal, a place of historical significance, for the students of the Department in November 2012.



Syllabus Workshop


Syllabus Workshop

 
       
   

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

Department of Psychology

 

 
       
   
 
 
    PRESENT FACULTY  
       
   
Name of the Teaching staff   Designation Highest qualification Specialization
       
  Dr. Syamali Sen   Associate Professor, Director, Women Studies Centre, Bethune College   M.A. (1st class), L.L.B, Ph.D.   Experimental Psychology, Women’s Studies,Personality.
               
  Dr. Nilanjana Bagchi   Assistant Professor, Joint Director, Women Studies Centre, Bethune College   M.A. (1st class, Ist), Ph.D.   Industrial And Organisational Psychology Women's Studies
               
  Dr. Pallavi Banerjee   Assistant Professor   M.Sc. (1st class, 3rd), Ph.D.   Clinical Psychology Psychotherapy
               
  Dr. Mohua Chatterjee   Assistant Professor & Head of Department   M.Sc. (1st Class), Ph.D.   Industrial Psychology and Organizational Behaviour, Environmental Psychology.
               
    PART TIME FACULTY
 
     
Name of the Teaching staff   Designation Highest qualification Specialization
       
  Dr. Padmaja Mallik   Part Time Teacher   M.Sc., Ph.D.   Experimental Psychology
               

 

     
     
    Academic Results of the Department:
     
   
Year   Total No. of
Students Appeared
  Number of first Class  

University Ranks

2007    17   13   2nd, 7th, 8th, 9th
             
2008   25   14   1st, 5th 6th, 8th
             
2009   29   22   1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 9th, 12th
             
2011   27   10   1st
     
 
 
     
    CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES  
       
    Students of the Department participate in various Sports and Cultural Activities.  
   
2007
STUDENTS  ACTIVITY PRIZE WON
Roja Paramita Dey Inter College Competition - Aalap 2007 3rd in Eastern Dance
Unish Kuri - Dabur Gulabari Fresh Face Contest winner
Sahana Sen   Winner of Award for excellence in Fashion Studies
Anupama Kundu Short Put in Bethune College Annual Sports First Prize
Debarati Ganguly high Jump in College Annual Sports 3rd Prize
Short Put in College Annual Sports 3rd Prize
Standing Skipping in College Annual Sports 3rd Prize
Debarati Ganguly,
Amrita Biswas,
Anupama Kundu,
Doyel Ghosh
Relay Race in College Annual Sports Won 1st Prize

 

 
2008
STUDENTS  ACTIVITY PRIZE WON
Roja Paramita Dey

Solo Dance and performed during Interclass Competitions of Bethune College Fest

 1st prize
Skit performed during Interclass Competitions of Bethune College Fest  2nd prize
Amrita Biswas Skit performed during Interclass Competitions of Bethune College Fest  2nd prize
Debarati Ganguly

Choreography, composed and performed during Interclass Competitions of Bethune College Fest

 1st prize

 

 
2009-10
STUDENTS  ACTIVITY PRIZE WON
Devika Maheswari

21s National Tenpin Bowling Championship, Gurgaon, Delhi

Obtained 12th Rank
Roja Paromita Dey Solo Dance Competition - Xavotsav
(St. Xavier’s College Annual Fest)
1st
Inter College Classical Dance Competition
– Aalap (Bethune College Annual Fest)
3rd
Ananya Sengupta Mirchi Express – Voice of College organized by Radio Mirchi 1st
Radio One College Champion 2nd
Debate, Cartoon Story Telling, Eastern Vocals,
Indipop in Aalap (Bethune College Annual Fest)
1st, 1st, 2nd, 2nd
War of RJs – organized by Umang
– Bhawanipur Educational Society Fest
2nd
Barna Roy War of RJs – organized by Umang – Bhawanipur Educational Society Fest 2nd
Sujata Roy Chaudhuri Creative Writing - Aalap (Bethune College Annual Fest) 3rd
Bidisha Haque Creative Writing (Bengali) – Scottish Church College Fest 1st
Sanchari Nag,
Manjari Sinha,
Nayanika Bhattacharya
Choreography - Aalap (Bethune College Annual Fest) 1st
Debolina Dawn,
Abheri Bose,
Sujata Roy Chaudhuri,
Ananya Sengupta,
Barna Roy,
Subhnik Kaur,
Preeti Jajodia,
Juhi Chakrabarty
Choreography - Aalap (Bethune College Annual Fest) 2nd
     

 
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

 

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

 
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

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 Counselling

The teachers of the Department provide Psychological Counselling Services to the students of all the departments of the College.

 

 
     
 
 
Excursion tour to Bakkhali    Teacher's Day Celebration of the Department

 

 
       
       
    EXTENSION ACTIVITIES  
       
   
     
  Psychology Excursion   Psychology Excursion  
         
 
       
   
  • 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
Amrita Biswas 2009 Currently pursuing M.Phil. in National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore
Anam Farhat 2010 Curently Research Associate in Indian Institute of Management, Amhedabad
Preeti Jajodia 2012 Currently pursuing Master in Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

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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