Maulana Azad College

Maulana Azad College

Affiliated to the University of Calcutta
NAAC Accredited with 'A' Grade
DBT Star College with Star Status
Maulana Azad CollegeGovt. of W.B.

Department of Bengali

The Department of Bengali was created in the year 1926, from the very outset Bengali was one of the Compulsory subjects for the Arts students. In 1949, the affiliation of Bengali Honours was obtained making it a 'landmark year' for the Department of Bengali.

The department as it stands today inherits a rich past. The Bengali Library society was formed in the very earlier days. Thought-provoking discussions, debates, were organized & held in the college by the B.L.S. in which Bengali Literary Giants like Sri Rabindra Nath Tagore (1935), Rai Bahadur Dinesh Chandra Sen (1933) & Mohit Lal Majumdar (1951) gave their active participations.

The legacy of the rich heritage is being enjoyed and continued even in to-days academic environment of the Bengali Department. Eminent Scholars like Sri Khudiram Das (Critic), Sri Saibal Mitra (Novelist), Sri Sabyasachi Deb (Poet) etc. served the department in recent past. As a result of the cumulative efforts of the various teachers of the past and present, the students of this department is working in different, schools, Madrasas, Colleges, Newspapers and in other medias with much pride and glory.

Students Progression:

In service:

  • The students of this department are working in different, schools, Madrasas, Colleges, and Newspapers and in other Media professions with much pride and glory.

In Higher Studies:

  • Most of the candidates passed out from this college have taken admission in M.A. classes in CU. Some students have qualified in the SSC Examination.

Extra Curricular Activities of our Present Students:

  • Arranging students-teachers discussions on varied topics, Organising Freshers welcome, participating in sports, fests etc.
  • Publishing Wall Magazines periodically.
  • Most of the candidates passed out from this college have taken admission in M.A. classes in CU. Some students have qualified in the SSC Examination.

Extra Curricular Activities of our Present Students:

  • Arranging students-teachers discussions on varied topics, Organising Freshers welcome, participating in sports, fests etc.
  • Publishing Wall Magazines periodically.

Courses:

B.A. Honours in Bengali.

Syllabus:

Syllabus of BNGA under CBCS

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New CBCS Syllabus :View Syllabus

Key Features of the Courses Offered:

Semester Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
3rd Sem SEC-A-3

The purpose of the course is to acquaint with theatre, recitation, cinema and television-serial so that interested students might take them up as a profession in future.

4th Sem SEC-B-4 The course proposes to offer an overview of the construction of various literary genres, as well as their characteristic features. Knowledge about spellings, International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and the Roman script would also be imparted in order to train the students in these applied fields.
  Discipline Specific Elective (DSE):
5th Sem DSE-A-5 These courses would facilitate greater awareness about Bengali literature from Bangladesh, Children’s Literature in Bengali, Detective Fiction in Bengali and Bengali Gothic Literature, respectively, as well as consider these from an academic perspective. Students would also learn about the personal aspect of eminent figures like Chaitanyadev and Rabindranath Tagore through a study of their biography and autobiography, as also gain knowledge about their contemporary social conditions.
DSE-B-5
6th Sem DSE-A-6
DSE-B-6

Learning Outcome

Learning outcome Chemistry : View

The Department of Bengali runs Undergraduate Courses in Bengali under the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS). As per the Syllabi of the courses, approved by the University of Calcutta, we offer both Core Courses and General Elective Courses, and also offer Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC) in Bengali language to all undergraduate students of the college. The students of Bengali Language and Literature will acquire the knowledge of Bengali grammar, history of Bengali literature and at the same time they will be familiar with the cultural history of the Bengal through various texts. In the syllabi a special importance has been given on expertise development with Skill Enhancement Course (SEC). Such emphasis will increase the possibility of success in media, script writing, teaching, theatre, recitation, cinema and other sectors in future.

Lesson Plan

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Faculty:

Dr. KABITA CHANDA

Qualification:
M.A., PHD
Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR & Head
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Dr. ARPAN CHAKRABORTY

Qualification: M.A., PHD
Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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Dr. NILOY BAKSHI

Qualification: M.A., B.Ed., PHD
Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
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