To develop and empower women through education that fosters knowledge and skills, promotes values of equality, secularism and national integration, moulds character through discipline and rigour and creates an open mind capable of assimilating the best traditions of the East and the West.

Department of Philosophy

Prospects

Philosophy which is known as science of all science and art of all arts gives an overall view of life. A Philosophy Honours Graduate has various options to choose for their higher studies such as Post Graduation in Philosophy, Journalism, Mass Communication, Law, Film studies, Management Studies, Computer Science etc. Teaching (School, College/ University) P.O. of Bank, I.A.S., W.B.C.S., Practising Law, - these fields are open for her to choose as profession.
 

Elective Subject Combinations

for Philosophy (B.A.) as Honours subject
 
  1. History and Elective Bengali
  2. Political Science and Education
  3. Sanskrit and Education
  4. Elective Bengali and Sanskrit
  5. History and Elective English

 

Faculty

Sm. Krishnakali Chakraborty Banerjee
Dr. Lalita Agrawal
and Guest Faculty

 

Activities of Philosophy Department

2017

  •  One day seminar was organized on 6th of November 2017, on 'the Lives and Achievements of Great Personalities' on the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita and Madam Curie. A poster competition was also organized on this occasion. All the students of the Department attended the seminar and participated in the poster competition. First year students of the Department were awarded the first prize for their poster on Sister Nivedita by the speaker and judge Mr. Shishir Roy, the chief editor of Anand Bazar Patrika.
  • On 21st of December 2016, the whole Department participated in the College exhibition and made different types of models, posters and wall magazines.
  • In January 2017 Annual sports, students participated wholeheartedly and the students of the department won prizes in putting the ball into the basket and lemon and spoon race competition.
  • Second year and Third year students of the Department participated in the Antakshari competition held in October 2017. 

 

 

 

2015

  • An educational excursion was jointly organised on 31st January, 2015 by the Philosophy, History and Political Science departments. The students were taken to Gandhi Ghat and the Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore as part of this educational trip focusing on the life and work of Gandhiji.
  • Wall magazines on "On Gandhi" was made by the students of the Department in April 2015.
  • Wall magazine on 'female literacy' made by the students of the Department of Philosophy in April 2015.
  • A students seminar was organised on the topic, "Sources of Knowledge As Accepted by the Schools of Indian Philosophy " on 27th March,2015 at 10:30 in Room 5 .The first year students Ishita Bhattacharjee spoke on "Carvaka View on Sources of Knowledge".
  • A students seminar was organised on the topic, "Sources of Knowledge As Accepted by the Schools of Indian Philosophy - on 27th March,2015 at 10:30 in Room 5 .The first year students, Oindrila Banerjee spoke on "Mimamsa: Arthapatti as Source of Knowledge" .

 

Educational excursion to Gandhi Ghat, 31 Jan 2015 Wall magazines on On Gandhi was made by the students of the Department in April 2015 Wall magazine on Female Literacy made by the students of the Department of Philosophy in April 2015 Ishita Bhattacharjee speaks at students' seminar on 27th March, 2015  Oindrila Banerjee speaks at students' seminar on 27th March, 2015