Department of Bengali

Department of Bengali

Department of Bengali

Department of Bengali

Professor (Dr.) Sanjit Mondal

Head of the Department
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    Departmental Phone No.

    (033) 2582 8750 (Ext. 278)

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    Departmental E-mail Address

The department of Bengali established in 1971 has been nurtured by eminent teachers- Professor Nilratan Sen, Professor Tapabijoy Ghosh, Professor Ramaswar Shaw, Professor Jyotirmoy Ghosh, Professor Darshan Chowdhury, Professor Kalyani Shankar Ghatak, Professor Rabindranath Banerjee etc.

The department of Bengali offers Ph.D, D.Litt degree and two years M.A degree with specializations in Linguistics, Tagore Literature, Drama and Stagecraft, Modern Bengali Poetry. The department has M.Phil course. The department has been publishing a ISSN(2321-7375) Journal and has also organized many National and International seminars and conferences down the years.

The department also takes pride in the success rate of the students in NET/SET Examinations. The department has the highest number of successful NET/SET candidates in the University. The department is also closely involved with the M.A in Bengali programme that is offered at Seven Colleges affiliated to the University of Kalyani. Three major research projects (UGC) have been completed by the teachers of our department. Moreover, we have received two projects RUSA Component Grant. These are ‘Journalism’ and ‘Drama & Stage’.

Programmes offered

Sl. No. Programme Duration Intake capacity Admission criteria
1 M.A Two Years 240 students

B.A (Hons.) in Bengali

2 M.Phil. Two Years 20 students

M.A in Bengali

3 PhD Five Years

As per KU Regulations/ Ordinance for M.Phil/Ph.D Degree,2021

Faculty Profile(Alphabetical Order)

Nandini Banerjee
Nandini Banerjee Click here for details
Prabir Pramanik
Prabir Pramanik Click here for details
Sabitri Nanda Chakraborty
Sabitri Nanda Chakraborty Click here for details
Sanjit Mondal
Sanjit Mondal Click here for details
Sukhen Biswas
Sukhen Biswas Click here for details
Pijush Poddar
Pijush Poddar Click here for details
Santanu Mondal
Santanu Mondal Click here for details
Shyamasree Biswas Sengupta
Shyamasree Biswas Sengupta Click here for details
Tushar Patua
Tushar Patua Click here for details

Department Details


The department is equipped with computers, a camera, LCD Projector, and smart classroom.

  • Total Number of Scholarships Available (URS) : 
  • Total Number of Ph.Ds Awarded : 70
  • Total number of D. Litt. awarded : 3