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Basirhat College 
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Curriculum Delivery

LIST OF ADD ON COURSES CONDUCTED BY DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

Sl Session Period Duration Topic Mode
1. 2019-‘20 03.01.20 — 17.0.20 30 hrs Feminist Ethics Online
2. 2020-‘21 04.01.21 — 11.02.21 30 hrs Animal Rights Online
3. 2021-‘22 03.01.22 — 15.02.22 30 hrs Feminist Ethics Online
4. 2023-‘24 04.12.23 — 15.01.24 30 hrs Indian Knowledge, Value System and Culture Blended

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Activities

Departmental Activities

Sl Session DATE and VENUE ACTIVITIES
1. 2019-‘20 20.06.2020
Google Meet
Departmental Webinar on Environment Morality and Man/ পরিবেশ নৈরিকিা ও মাৈুষ, Speaker : Prof. Sayeda Begum, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
2. 2019-‘20 27.06.2020
Google Meet
Departmental Webinar on Not Merely Fear/ভয় শুধু ভয় ৈয়, Speaker : Goutam Lal Mukhopadhyay, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
3. 2020-‘21 06.07.2020
Google Meet
Departmental Student-Teacher Webinar on 1.Friendship : Zenith of Human Relationships/েন্ধু িা : মাৈরেক সম্পবকে ি শীষেরেন্দু 2.Philosophy in Religion and Religion in Philosophy/ ধবমে দশেৈ ও দশেবৈ ধমে 3.Evil in the Philosophy of Rabindranath/িেীন্দ্রৈাবেি দশেবৈ অমঙ্গল Speakers : 1.Goutam Lal Mukhopadhyay and Sudeepa Baidya* 2.Sayeda Begum and Poulami Saha* 3.Lal Khan and Trisha Gaine* *Student of 3rd year Hons.
4. 2020-‘21 07.07.2020
Google Meet
State Level Webinar on Analysis of Purusartha in Indian Philosophy/ভািিীয় দশেবৈ পুরুষােে প্রিযবয়ি রেবেষণ Speaker : Dr. Sabita Samanta, Professor, Department of Philosophy, WBSU
5. 2020-‘21 16.07.2020
Google Meet
Departmental Webinar on Islam : Far and Near/ প্রসঙ্গ ইসলাম : োরিি ও ঘি Speakers: 1.Goutam Lal Mukhopadhyay, Associate Professor, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy 2.Sayeda Begum, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
6. 2020-‘21 18.08.2020
Google Meet
State Level Seminar jointly with Department of Education, Basirhat College on Ray of Rabindranath in Education and Philosophy/ িরেিরি : রশক্ষা ও দশেবৈি অঙ্গবৈ Speakers : 1.Dr.Basab Chaudhuri, V.C., WBSU 2.Dr. Rajib Saha, Assistant Professor, The West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training , Education Planning and Administration 3.Sayeda Begum, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Basirhat College
7. 2020-’21 09.03.2021
Google Meet
Orientation Programme of new First Sem students, Speakers : Dr. Ashoke Kumar Mondal, Principal; teachers of the department, and some of the students
8. 2021-‘22 05.10.2021
Google Meet
Departmental Webinar on Mind-Body Relation, and Euthanasia Speakers : 1.Lal Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy 2. Tapa Sanyamat, SACT, Department of Philosophy
9. 2021-‘22 17.12.2021 Department of Philosophy Inauguration of Departmental Book Bank by honourable Principal Dr. Ashoke Kumar Mondal. Prof. Dinabandhu Barat,Secretary TC was present.
10. 2021-‘22 24.12.2021 Room No. 102 Farewell of departmental teacher Prof. Tapa Sanyamat after serving the college more than three decades. Speakers : Departmental teachers and students.
11. 2021-‘22 24.12.2021 Corridor in front of Room No. 102 Release of Departmental Wall Magazine Anwesha (New Phase)- 1 by honourable Principal Dr.Ashoke Kumar Mondal. Prof. Dinabandhu Barat, Secretary, TC. was present.
12. 2021-‘22 22.04.2022 Corridor in front of Room No. 102 Release of Departmental Wall Magazine Anwesha (New Phase)- 2 by honourable Principal Dr.Ashoke Kumar Mondal. Prof. Dinabandhu Barat, Secretary, TC, and Prof. Niladri Saha, Coordinator IQAC were present to grace the occasion.
13. 2021-‘22 22.04.22 Room No. 102 Departmental Seminar on 1.Feminist Ethics : Private Sphere of Family or Matter of Public Realm/ৈািীোদী ৈীরিরেদযা : রৈভৃরিি ঘঘিাব াপ অেো েৃিত্তিঘপ্ররক্ষি ? 2.Presidential System and Parliamentary System of Government/ িাষ্ট্রপরি শারসি ও সংসদীয় শাসৈেযেস্থা Speakers : 1.Prof. Sanjukta Bala, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Basirhat College 2. Prof. Subrata Dey, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science , Basirhat College
14. 2022-’23 29.09.2022 Room No. 102 Orientation Programme of new First Sem. students Speakers : Departmental teachers and students
15. 2022-’23 14.11.2022 Room No. 102 Release of first print version of Anwesha by honourable Principal Dr. Ashoke Kumar Mondal
16. 2022-’23 14.11.2022 Room No. 102 Inter-departmental Quiz conducted by department of Philosophy
17. 2022-’23 14.11.2022 Room No. 102 Cultural Programme with performances by teachers, present and former students, non-teaching staff members, and eminent artists of Basirhat.
18. 2022-’23 14.11.2022 Room No. 102 Seminar on Should Vernacular be the Medium of Teaching ?/ মািৃভাষাই রশক্ষাি োিৈ িওয়া উরিি ? Speaker : Prof. Subhendu Dasmunshi, Assistant Professor, Department of Bengali, Sir Gurudas Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata
19. 2022-’23 14.11.2022- 16.11.2022 Room No. 102 Darshan Utsab in observance of Platinum Jubilee of College with an exhibition Philosophy: Indian and Western with exhibits on philosophy and philosophers.
20. 2022-’23 15.11.2022 CollegeGround Students’ Exhibition
21. 2022-’23 29.11.22 Room No. 102 Departmental Seminar on Shadow of Zoology on Ethics : Evolutionary Hedonism/ৈীরিরেদযায় জীেরেজ্ঞাবৈি ছায়া : রেেিে ৈমূলক সুখোদ Speaker : Prof. Chinmay Ghosh, Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology
22. 2022-’23 04.05.2023 State Level Seminar on Indian Philosophy jointly with department of Sanskrit Speakers : 1.Dr. Tapan Sankar Bhattacharyya, Professor, Department of Sanskrit, Jadavpur University 2.Dr. Arindam Mandal, Assistant Professor, Department of Sanskrit, Basirhat College 3.Dr. Mili Dutta Pal, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, CSSM, Berachampa 4. Lal Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Basirhat College
23. 2023-’24 08.08.2023 Corridor in front of Room No. 102 Release of departmental wall magazine Anwesha (New Phase) 3 by departmental Head
24. 2023-’24 08.08.2023 Department Rabindra Smaran by students and teachers of the department on 83rd death anniversary of Rabindranath.
25. 2023-’24 10.08.2022 Room No. 102 Orientation Programme of new First Sem. students Speakers : Departmental teachers and students
26. 2023-’24 21.09.2023 Department Felicitation of Dr. Sudip Mondal, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Basirhat College for his international recognition
27. 2023-’24 30.09.2023 Room No. 102 Farewell of departmental teacher Prof. Basanti Ghosh Dutta after serving the college for more than three decades.
28. 2023-’24 10.10.2023 Room No. 102 Departmental Quiz
29. 2023-’24 30.11.2023 Satyajit Sabhakaksha Departmental Seminar for July-December 2023 semester. Speakers : Prof. Lal Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy Prof. Prasenjit Sardar, Assistant Professor, Department of Sanskrit
30. 2023-’24 30.11.2023 Corridor in front of Room No. 102 Release of departmental wall magazine Anwesha (New Phase) 4 by departmental Head

Achievements

SOME RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS

Department of Philosophy
Basirhat College

 

Sl Session Name Percentage CGPA Placement
1. 2019-‘22 Shilpa Dey 81.45 9.43 Pursuing M.A. in
WBSU
2. 2019-‘22 Sabnur Yasmin 80.55 9.37 Pursuing M.A. in
Kalyani University
3. 2019-‘22 Suraiya Sultana 71.40 8.64 Pursuing M.A. in
WBSU
4. 2020-‘23 Farzana Sultana 75.90 9.06 Pursuing M.A. in
WBSU
5. 2020-‘23 Moumita Paul 75.30 9.02 Pursuing M.A. in
WBSU
6. 2020-‘23 Suman Mondal 68.30 8.33 Pursuing M.A. in
WBSU

Department of Philosophy

About the Department

The department of Philosophy, Basirhat College, shares its birthday with the college itself. In other words, Philosophy is one of those subjects which is being taught in Basirhat College right from the date of its inception. Being the part and parcel of the college, the department attempts to fulfil the objectives of this institution in harmony with other departments.

Initially, Philosophy was offered in Intermediate and Degree level of studies as an optional subject for the students of humanities stream. From the very begining, students expressed their love of knowledge by opting in large number for Philosophy, a subject which literally means love for knowledge. From the academic session 1994-95 the department is successfully offering Philosophy as an honours subject to the willing and eligible candidate.Recently the department has increased its strength, alongwith the joining of new faculty members and their combined efforts are driving the department to reach new heights.

Faculties

Sayeda Begum

Sayeda Begum, Associate Professor, M.A.

Sayeda Begum had her education in Serampore College for Bachelors degree with honours in Philosophy. For her remarkable success in the university examination in 1990 , she was awarded National Scholarship of government of India . On completion of post-graduation in Philosophy in 1994 from the University of Calcutta, being ranked sixth, she cleared SLET in 1994 and in the same year joined Basirhat College as a Lecturer in Philosophy. Besides publishing thought-provoking articles on philosophical issues in established journals , Prof. Begum is now pursuing her PhD under supervision of Dr. Aditi Duttagupta of West Bengal State University.Read More..

GOUTAM LAL MUKHOPADHYAY

GOUTAM LAL MUKHOPADHYAY,Associate Professor, M.A., M.PHIL.

Goutam Lal Mukhopadhyay joined the department of Philosophy, Basirhat College on 21.03.1986 as a Lecturer. He studied in Asutosh College , Kolkata in Undergraduate level and had his B.A degree with honours in Philosophy from Calcutta University in 1979 . His rank was third and he received National Scholarship under the scheme of. Government of India .Prof. Mukhopadhyay obtained his M.A and M.Phil degree from the University of Calcutta in 1981 and 1985 respectively .Political Philosophy was his special paper in both courses. Besides Political Philosophy , he has special interest in Practical Ethics . The title of his dissertation in M.Phil was — MILL’S DOCTRINE OF LIBERTY : A REFLECTIVE ESSAY . His publications include text-books for under graduate level , essays on philosophical topics and literary works as well. He shouldered the responsibility of membership in the Under Graduate Board of Studies for one term . As a teacher representative, Prof . Mukhopadhyay was active in the Govening Body of Basirhat College for ten years at a stretch.Read More..

LAL KHAN

LAL KHAN, Assistant Professor , M.A.

Lal Khan joined the department of Philosophy , Basirhat College as an Assistant Professor on 05.10.2016 . Before joining , he served Dukhulal Nibaran Chandra College as a Guest Lecturer for five years. He completed Bachelor’s degree with honours in Philosophy from Dukhulal Nibaran Chandra College and had his Masters degree from Krishnagar Govt. College under the University of Kalyani. He achieved 1st class in M.A. and ranked second . Western Logic was his special paper . Prof. Khan completed NET in 2015 . Besides Logic , his area of interest is Epistemology.Read More..

SUPORNA ADHIKARI DE

SUPORNA ADHIKARI DE, State Aided College Teacher, M.A., B.ED

Suparna Adhikari De joined Basirhat College on 01.11.2006 as a PTT of Philosophy Department. Prof. De completed her B.A.(Hons.) degree from Scottish Church College (under the Calcutta University), M.A. and B. Ed. degree from Rabindra Bharati University. Her special paper was Nyaya Philosophy.Read More..

Basanti Ghosh Dutta

Basanti Ghosh Dutta, State Aided College Teacher, M.A.

Basanti Ghosh Dutta joined Basirhat College on 01.09.1993 as a PTT of Philosophy Department. Prof. Dutta completed her B.A.(Hons.) degree from Kasiswari College (under the Calcutta University) and M.A. degree from Rabindra Bharati University. Her special paper was Nyaya Philosophy.Read More..