Women's College, Calcutta

P-29, Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue,
Kolkata - 700003

Department of Bengali

Dept. of Bengali is the oldest and largest dept. of the college. The dept. got affiliation from the University of Calcutta in 1940. The dept. bears the heavy load of UG Honours, General, Compulsory Bengali and Post Graduate Course. No. of students is nearly 300.

Post Graduate Course:

The dept. of Bengali is the pioneer to introduce the PG Course in August 2013 as per the recommendation of NAAC peer team visited in 2007.

Eminent professors from different universities and colleges regularly take classes and deliver special lectures as Resource Persons in seminar classes scheduled in the routine.

Students’ seminar is a regular practice where students present papers on different topics regularly.

The course is running successfully. The first batches have passed out in 2015 with excellent results.

Unique features of the department:

  • Good academic records in both UG & PG level.
  • Students maintain a rich cultural heritage through co-curricular activities by observation of Teachers’ Day, Rabindrajayanti and departmental Fresher’s Welcome.
  • Only this dept. organizes an Annual Get-together Program called “Barshik Milonotsav” since 1997. This prog. is unique one where current students give farewell to the last passed out batches in presence of existing and former teachers of the dept.
  • This is the only dept. having its own Alumni Association named “Saswati” established in 2014. The first Re-union was held on 26th February, 2015.
  • The Dept. has a very rich collection of books both in UG & PG Library. Separate book lending system is there for the PG students.
  • Only this dept. has own Prospectus for the PG students.
  • The dept. has its own Feed Back system for PG level.
  • The dept. has a very good student-teacher ratio and close relationship also.
  • A good number of passed out students are engaged in teaching and other professions. Overall rate of placement and self-employment is satisfactory.

Faculty

Sl. No Name Designation
1. Dr Manasi Sengupta Associate Professor
2. Dr Dipti Chakrabarty Associate Professor
3. Dr Saumen Das Associate Professor
4. Dr Avijit Banerjee Assistant Professor

 

List of some External Visiting Faculty for PG Course

  1. Prof. Pabitra Sarkar
  2. Prof. Barun Kumar Chakraborty
  3. Prof. Sumita Bhattacharya
  4. Prof. Soumitra Basu
  5. Prof. Himabanta Bandyopadhyay
  6. Prof. Sumahan Bandyopadhyay
  7. Prof. Sohrab Hossain
  8. Prof. Sonali Roy
  9. Prof. Paramita Banerjee
  10. Prof. Ayantika Ghosh

 

Professors and Celebrities came as Resource Persons in PG seminar classes

  1. Prof. Soumitra Sekhar
  2. Prof. Sudhir Chakraborty
  3. Prof. Sudipto Chottopadhyay
  4. Prof. Himabanta Bandyopadhyay
  5. Prof. Soumitra Basu
  6. Prof. Indrani Sen
  7. Prof. Subha Choudhury
  8. Prof. Sucharita Bandyopadhyay