Department of Education


The Department of Education has a proud and long history in the field of Education, more specifically in the field of Women Education in Bengal. This Department is one of the oldest department in West Bengal. This Department was established in the year 1970-71. The Honours course started in the year 1985. For several decades, the department has been notable for the vigorous research activities and excellent teaching-learning environment. Faculties and many students have gained national and international reputations for their scholarly and professional accomplishments.


Vision & Mission

The primary mission of the Department of Education at Gokhale Memorial Girls' College is to provide quality education .The objective of education is learning, and not merely teaching. Instead, it is a powerful tool as well as a powerful agent of learning and that which drives long term economic growth.
We are committed to provide the opportunity for acquiring knowledge and skills that will enable students to develop their full potential, and become successful members of society. Here students are encouraged for critical thinking, honesty, and humanitarianism, which stay with a person through life.
The mission of our department is to develop employable skills and enhance professional competencies among students. Here, skills are nurtured as much as possible. It gives students multifaceted activity based learning and other authentic experiences by which students can prepare themselves for jobs. Utmost care is taken by the teachers for leading their students towards achieving the future prospect related to Education as a discipline. It makes arrangement of different workshops, seminars, various club based activities, co-scholastic activities, communication skill building endeavour, personality development programmes and the like for the purpose of developing life and career skills skills among students.

Specific Goals:

  1. Developing problem-solving skills.
  2. Contributing towards the furtherance of a successful economy.
  3. Securing a higher income, and hence economic growth.
  4. Providing a prosperous and worthy life .
  5. Giving back to the community

Missions to be accomplished:

Employment Opportunities:
On completion of the course, students may be eligible for the following jobs at private and government sectors:
Civil service, Banking, Museum Education Officer, Teaching Assistant ,Primary School Teachers, Family Support Workers, Learning Mentors ,Career Advisors , Sub-inspectors in School (with B.Ed.,) Anchor of educational TV channels , NGO Workers Media based job in education , and many more.





After the completion of courses offered by Gokhale Memorial Girls College, the students can settle their career in different Central Government, State Government, Public Sector as well as private sector.
Primarily after completing graduation with honours, the students can go for higher studies in different universities in India or abroad.
Students those who want to do job, they are eligible to appear for different competitive exam like WBSE, UPSE, Indian Rail, IBPS, Miscellaneous, SSC, PSC, Post office, Teaching, Clerical jobs etc.
In private sector the students have the option to join BPO, KPO, NGO, Service sector, Tourism Sector, MR, Teaching, Clerical, Banking Sector, Educational Management & Administration Sector, HR, Receptionist, Back Office Executive, Sales Executive, Computer operator, Ad agency, Journalism, Translator, News/Print Media, etc.


Study Plan



Dr. Srabanti Mukhopadhyay
Dr. Srabanti Mukhopadhyay

Designation : Associate Professor

View Profile
Dr. Ivy De
Dr. Ivy De

Designation : Associate Professor

View Profile
Dr. Newtan Biswas
Dr. Newtan Biswas

Designation : Assistant Professor

View Profile
SK Sariful Islam
SK Sariful Islam

Designation : Assistant Professor

View Profile



Sl. No Name of the Student Name of the Exam Year of Passing Roll No
1 SANCHITA MANDAL NET 2019 WB1005211412
2 BITHI PAUL NET with JRF& SET (Both) 2019 (NET)
2020 (SET)
WB1005209570 (NET)
11010768 (SET)
5 ZEENAT SOLANKI NET 2021 WB10018384

Komal Chaturvedi, student of this department, was a referee in the Taekwondo Championship at Kolkata, organized by Bengal Taekwondo Association. She represented Calcutta University in the district level Taekwondo Competition in the year 2016, which was organized by Bengal Taekwondo Association. She won the Gold medal in that competition.
She got Silver medal in the State Taekwondo Championship in 2017.
She has also won the Gold Medal in the District level Taekwondo Competition in the same year.







Department of Education
Gokhale Memorial Girls' College
1/1, Harish Mukherjee Road
Kolkata - 700020


Department Mail: 
College Mail: