The Department of Bengali was established in 1932. It strives to generate interest among the students about various aspects of the subject. The students are also encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities. The Department invites eminent scholars from India and abroad who contribute in enriching the academic excellence of the department.
Under CBCS system of Undergraduate Studies, University of Calcutta, Bengali Honours (CC) and General (GE) courses are offered.
Faculty strength: 05.
Student Intake: 118 ( General :94, SC: 17, ST: N.A., OBC-A: 02, OBC-B: 05)
List Of Faculty in Bengali Department
|Madhumita Chakrabarti||M.A.||Associate Professor||View|
|Ruchira Sengupta||M.A., Ph. D.||Associate Professor||View|
|Mouri Majumdar||M.A., B.Ed., Ph.D.||Assistant Professor||View|
|Riya Chakrabarti||M.A., PhD||Assistant Professor||View|
|Pataur Jaman||M.A.||Assistant Professor||View|
Practical: not applicable.
Audio-visual presentations: Frequent
Group discussions: Regular
Question banks in each course are prepared regularly.
Supplementary reading lists are provided regularly.
Web links are provided on an occasional basis.
CAPACITY BUILDING 2016-17, 17-18, 18-19 (WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, TALKS, DEPARTMENTAL JOURNAL, STUDENT SEMINAR, PRESENTATIONS)
U.G. Hons. & General
RESERARCH: (Major/Minor Research Project by Faculty Members ,Primary Data Collection by Students if any)
The Department of Bengali organised a programme titled “Ekusher Gan” to celebrate International Mother Language Day on 21st February, 2019.
Departmental wall magazine (Topic - Bengali Detective Novel and Short Stories). Students of the Department of Bengali decorated the wall magazine with their colourful paintings and meaningful essays about detective novels and short stories.
16.09.201916.09.2019-- International Seminar on the Topic- "Literary Trends of Two Bengals 1970-2019)"
The international Seminar was held on 16 September 2019, and the eminent speakers in the Seminar were Prof. Abu Dayen (Jahangir Nagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh) and Prof. Abhra Basu (Vishwa Bharati University, India). The Joint Conveners of the seminar were Dr. Riya Chakrabarti (Assistant Professor, Bengali, South Calcutta Girls' College) and Prof. Pataur Jaman (Assistant Professor, Bengali, South Calcutta Girls' College). The Treasurer was Dr. Ruchira Sen Gupta (Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Bengali, South Calcutta Girls' College). More than thirty faculty members from different renowned colleges presented their papers in the Seminar. The students also participated actively as volunteers. The Seminar was a grand success
20.02. 2020- Observation of International Mother Language Day:
The speaker for the occasion was Dr. Mofokkarul Iqbal, First Secretary, Press, Deputy High Commission, Bangladesh. Our students presented patriotic vocal songs and recitation to celebrate this day.
11.03.2020-- Women's Day Observation
Women’s Day was observed by the students with power point presentations on the topic, “The Women”. The presentations were on Rani Rashmoni, Begum Rokeya, motherhood, the advantages and disadvantages of being a woman, Social harassment of women etc.
08.05.2020-- Online Rabindra Jayanti Observation
Students from various departments participated actively in the Online Rabindra Jayanti celebration. This year, the celebration was held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. The students performed various programmes like the Audio drama, ‘Dakghar', written by Rabindranath Tagore, vocal music and recitation.
21.06.2020-- Webinar in collaboration with New Alipore College ( Topic- Bengali poetry)
A Webinar on “Bengali Poetry” was organised by the Department of Bengali, in collaboration with New Alipore College. The speakers and resource persons of the webinar were renowned poets, Sri Subodh Sarkar and Sri Binayak Bandopadhyay
SahityaPatherAasar was organised by Bengali Department on 07.09.2020 at 3pm through Google meet platform.
Students from different departments (such as – Bengali, Geography, History, Journalism) participated and read Short stories, Poems, Essays which were written by themselves.
Number of participants were 11 and number of audiences were 40 (approx).
Bangla SahityeNaari : Student Seminar
Students of Bengali Department participated and read their self composed essays. The titles of the essays were SesherKobitarLabanya,Madhyajuger Bangla SahityeRadhaCharitra, MitinMasi -- Bangla SahityerSresthaNaariGoyenda, Begum Rokea -- Jiban O Sahitya etc. There was also a power point presentation, titled "Suchitra Bhattacharya ".
Number of participants were -- 08. Number of audiences were 30 (Approx).
International Mother Language Day Observation
International Mother Language Day was observed by Bengali Department on 21.02.2021 at 3pm through Google meet platform.
Dr.AparnaDey, Principal, South Calcutta Girls' College was the honourable Chief Guest of the programme. After her speech departmental students presented a nice CulturalProgramme. There were vocal music, recitations, audio drama, power point presentation etc.
Number of participants were 10. Number of audiences were 75 (approx).
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