Philosophy

Year of Establishment: General- 1985,

Name of Programmes/Courses offered: UG (General)

Faculty profile

Name/ Designation

Qualification

Area of Interest/ Specialization

No. of Years of Experience

No.of Ph.D. students guided for the last 4 years

1. Dr. Juran Ali Mandal

Associate Prof.

Ph.D, M Phil, M.A

Tribal Religion, Jaina Ahimsa

29 Years+

Nil

2. Sri Shailaja Kanta Ghatak Guest Faculty

M.A

Vedanta

3 months+

Nil

3. Dipika Chandra Guest Faculty

M.A, B.Ed

Advanced Logic

3 months+

Nil

4. Goutam Mondal

Guest Faculty

M.A

Advaita Vedanta

3 months+

Nil

*Left the college in 2016

 

Qualification of teaching faculty with D.Sc./ D.Litt./Ph.D./M.Phil/PG.: Ph.D.-01, P.G – 3

Number of faculty with ongoing project from National and International funding agencies and grants received : Nil

Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. and total grants received: No

Research Centre/ facility recognized by the University: NA

 

Seminars/Workshop/RC Attended by Dr. Juran Ali Mandal:
i) 9th 4 weeks’ O.P.,ASC-BU, Oct 16 to Nov.12,1992, U.G.C. Sponsored
ii) R.C. in Philosophy, ASC-CU, Dec,07 to Dec,30, 1993, U.G.C. Sponsored
iii) R.C. in Philosophy, ASC-BU, July,25 to Aug,14, 1995, U.G.C. Sponsored
iv) R.C. in Philosophy, Dept. of Philosophy-JU, Jan,02 to Jan,22, 1998, U.G.C. Sponsored
v) Workshop in Philosophy, Dept. of Philosophy-BU, Jan,22 to Jan,26, 1989, U.L.P. Sponsored
vi)Workshop in Philosophy, Dept. of Philosophy-BU,Mar’13 to Mar’18, 1989, U.L.P. Sponsored
vii) Seminar on Philosophy of Hume, Dec.12-14,1989, Darshan-O-Samay Trust-Calcutta.
viii) Seminar on Problems of Socialism, Dec.07-09,1991, Darshan-O-Samay Trust-Calcutta.
ix) Seminar on Philosophy of Kant, Dec.10-12,1993, Darshan-O-Samay Trust-Calcutta.
x) Seminar on Twentieth Century Liberalism, Dec.09-11,1995,Darshan-O-Samay Trust-Calcutta.

Areas of consultancy and income generated:No

Faculty as members in a) National Committees
b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards:
Dr. Juran Ali Mandal, Teacher-In-Charge is
a) i) Actively involved as a member of promoters group of a magazine ‘Darson-O-Samay’
ii) Serving as a member of G.B. and Finance Committee
iii)Serving as an in-charge of College Library
iv) Serving as a member of P.F., Admission and Building subcommittee
v) Serving on G.B of Barjora College as B.U. Nominee from January 2013 to January 2016.

Students projects
a) Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter departmental/ programme: NA
b) Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e. in Research laboratories/ Industry/other agencies:
Not a part of curriculum of the affiliating University, BU.

Awards/Recognitions received by faculty and students: Nil

List of eminent academicians and scientists/ visitors to the department: No

Seminars/ Conference/ Workshops organized and the source of funding a) National b) International: No

Student profile programme/course wise:

Name of the Course/programme

2016-2017

Application received Selected Enrolled
*M *F
B.A. 1st year General 526 246 282
B.A. 2nd year General 200 111 89
B.A. 3rd year General 200 63 137

 

Pass Percentage (Part III)

2013

2014

2015

2016

Male

58%

28%

74%

69%

Female

47%

45%

73%

77%

Total

53%

38%

74%

74%

 

Diversity of Students:

Name of the Course

% of students from the same state

% of students from the other states

% of students from abroad

B.A. (General)

100

Nil

Nil

How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil Services, Defense Services, etc.
There is no mechanism to know the number of such students.

Student progression (UG to PG to M.Phil. to Ph.D. to Post Doctoral, Campus selection/ Entrepreneurship/ Self-employment): Students are preparing themselves for competitive examinations. Initiatives are being taken by the college authority for providing the students with campus recruitment facility.

Details of Infrastructural facilities
a) Library: College Library, Departmental Library
b) Internet facilities for Staff and Students: Common access for all users
c) Class rooms with ICT facility: Common with other departments
d) Laboratories: NA

Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university, government or other agencies: All the eligible SC, ST students receives stipend and Kanyashree for the girls. There is a system of full fee and half fee,common to all departments.

Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures/ workshop/ seminar) with external experts: Departmental Seminars

Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning:

  • Lecture methods, interactive method, group discussions among students.
  • Question and answering
  • The students are encouraged to take weekly test.

Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and extension activities: Students generally participate in college lectures, debates, quiz programmes in large numbers. They attend awareness programmes such as blood donation camps and donate enthusiastically. Joining in NSS, they take part in Red Ribbon Club.

SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans:

Strengths:

  • Good relation among the students and teacher.
  • Cooperative attitude among the students are admirable.
  • Enthusiasm of the students to attend classes

Weaknesses:

  • Shortage of teaching faculty.
  • Journals and reference books

Opportunities:

  • To imbibe interest for the subject amongst the students.
  • To make them understand the real philosophy of life and to find the philosophy of different disciplines.

Challenges:

  • To give them knowledge beyond the syllabus

Future Plans:

  • Arranging departmental seminars.
  • Publication of Departmental Magazine.
  • To have a smart class room facility for the students.