Political Science

Year of Establishment: General- 1985

Name of Programmes/Courses offered: UG (General)

 

a) Existing 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.Sri Subhrangshu Gon

Guest Faculty

M.A

International Relations

16 years+

Nil

2.Sri Tanmoy Mandal

Guest Faculty

M.A , B.Ed Political Science 3 months+

Nil

3. Sri Uttam Kumar Dey M.Phil, M.A , B. Ed Political Science 3 months+

Nil

4. Mrs. Pampa Bhattacharya M.A, NET

Political Science

10 Years*

Nil

*Resigned and joined another college in 2015.

b) Earlier Faculty Members in Political Science at this college:

i) Smt. Maya Dutta- 01.09.1986 to 10.11.1986
ii) Sri Kusal Chattopadhyay-07.09.1987 to 27.01.2000
iii) Sri Santimoy Khan-17.05.2002 to 23.11.2003

 

Qualification of teaching faculty with D.Sc./ D.Litt./Ph.D./M.Phil/PG.:

PG.-04 (03 Guest Faculty and 1 Assistant Professor who left on 2015

Number of faculty with ongoing project
from a) National b) 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

Publications (2010-2016)

Name of faculty

Mrs Pampa Bhattarcharya, Assistant Professor

Mr. Subhrangshu Gon, Guest Faculty

Mr. Uttam Kumar Dey, Guest Faculty

Mr. Tanmoy Mandal, Guest Faculty

Number of paper published in peer reviewed international journals

Number of paper published in peer reviewed national journals with ISSN number

Chapter in Books

01

Books with ISBN/ISSN number with details of publishers.

Paper presentation in national/international seminars

Abstracts

 

Chapter in Books:

  • ISBN: 978-93-826000-16-9 ‚ÄúSAMAKALIN BHABNAY NARI(WOMEN: CONTEMPORARY EYES) Edited by Eyasis Khan, May,2015.

Areas of consultancy and income generated:No

Faculty as members in a) National Committees
b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards: No

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:
Students participated in Mock Parliament and Quiz Competitions in district level several times and won championship.
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 98 53 45
B.A. 2nd year General 62 22 40
B.A. 3rd year General 20 08 12
*M= Male F= Female

 

Pass Percentage (Part III)

2013

2014

2015

2016

Male

82%

14%

36%

60%

Female

45%

20%

0%

0%

Total

70%

18%

33%

38%


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: No
Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning:

  • Lecture methods, interactive method, group discussions among students.
  • Question and answering
  • Twice a week, ask any students to prepare a topic and give a presentation in the class.
  • 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.
  • Understanding between the teachers is satisfactory.
  • Enthusiasm of the students to attend classes

Weaknesses:

  • Shortage of teaching faculty.
  • Journals and reference books

Opportunities:

  • To imbibe the interest of the subject in the students and make them understand the true ideology of politics.

Challenges:

  • To give them knowledge beyond the syllabus

Future Plans:

  • Publication of Departmental Journal.
  • To make proper use of smart class room facility for the students.