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The Bengali Department in the Faculty of Arts, Jadavpur University, was established in 1956, which is highly acclaimed as a distinguished department of teaching and research, the reputation being enhanced by the fact that since its inception, the department has had as its teachers, some of the luminaries of Bengali literature, like AJIT DUTTA, Shankha Ghosh, Alokeranjan Dasgupta (Poets), Dr. Sushilkumar De, Dr. Suresh Chandra Moitra, Dr. Devipada Bhattacharya (Eminent scholars),
Head Of The Department : Dr. Rajyeswar Sinha

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Faculty Summary Full Time
No. of teachers with Ph.D / D.Sc. as the highest qualification 5
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. /  Email ID Specialization
Ananya Barua
Sampa Chowdhury
Modern Bengali Literature, Women studies
Theater Studies, Rabindranath Studies, Literary Theory
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Associate Professor
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. / Email ID Specialization
Barendu Mandal
9830517325 /
Modern Bengali Literature
Rabindranath Studies
Literature of Bangladesh
Rajyeswar Sinha
Unish shatak (19th century Bengali literature)
Bangla sishu sahityo (bengali childrens literature)
Sutapa Sengupta,
Modern Bengali Literature, Rabindranath Studies
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Assistant Professor
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. / Email ID Specialization
Abdul Kafi,
Modern Bengali Literature, Literary theory, Vaishnab Literature and Culture, 19th Century Bengali Literature
Joydeep Ghosh
Rabindrasahitya, 19th Century Bengali Literature, Modern Bengali Poetry
Payel Basu

Saswata Bhattacharya
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Degrees Offered/Intake
  Degrees Offered Intake Capacity
B.A. (Hons)55
M.A. (Day)65
M.A. (Eve)50
Ph.D - Vacancy to be declare at the time of admission20
Extra Departmental Courses
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Syllabus & Curriculum For UG Level
Bengali (Extra Departmental Course)
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Syllabus & Curriculum For PG Level
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Research Activities
The research activities of the department concentrate on the Secializatio subjects offered in PG level. The department has taken initiative to publish annually "Jadavpur Journal in Bengali" since 1989. The department organizes Satinath Bhaduri Endowment lecture and Nabinchandra Sen Memorial lecture once a year since the eighth decade of 20th century.
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