Department of Political Science:


The Department of Political Science is one of the oldest departments of the college and started its journey in 1964. Honours course was introduced in 1968. Apart from regular classroom based academic exercise, the department has a tradition of organizing various seminars, and special lecture programmes. The Department maintains well stocked Departmental library comprising over 250 books and journals. The Department publishes its own bi- lingual annual journal Forum and bi-lingual wall magazine Prayas. The faculty and students of the Department actively participate in the Youth Parliament Programme organised by Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of West Bengal. The subject offers the systematic study of govt. politics and political behaviour; at the same time, it creates administrative and political awareness among people in the society.



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Dr. Rina Bose (Mitra)

M.A., Ph.D.,

M. Phil., B.Ed.

Associate Professor

and HOD

Local Self Government


Smt. Rishita Paul Chowdhury

M.A., M. Phil.

Assistant Professor

International Relations


Sri Jayanta Debnath


Assistant Professor

Indian Politics and Government Public Administration


Sri Sujan Sarkar


Assistant Professor

International Relations


Smt. Monidipa Chowdhury



Women's Studies


Departmental Highlights:


The department arranges regular visits by eminent academicians (like  Dr. Aswini Ray, Dr. K.N. Jena, Dr. Kumaresh Chakraborty, Dr. Kumkum Chattopadhyay, Kuntal Mukhopadhyay, Abdus Samad Gayen).


A National Seminar on Women in Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies in West Bengal was organized on 11th and 12th December, 2009, with the financial assistance from the Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal.


Majority of the students are engaged in projects related to women�s political participation & empowerment.


Five students received Certificates for actively participating in District Level Mock Parliament Programme. One of our students (Hons) received the Award as the Best Opposition Leader on this occasion.


Library stock with over 3000 books.


For learning enhancement documentary film shows followed by interactive session between the teachers and the students are held regularly.


A quarterly wall magazine is published by the Department which covers various issues related to the syllabus.


An Annual Journal containing scholarly articles by the teachers, students and alumni is regularly published by the department.


Educational tours are organized for promoting their academic interest as well as for enhancing teacher -student interaction outside the class room.