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Department of Political Science

EVALUATIVE REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

Name of the Department:Political Science.

Year of establishment: 1956 (General), 1960-61 (Honours)

Names of Programs / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters, Integrated Ph.D., etc.): UG ( B. A. Honours, B. A. General) 

Name of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments / units involved: Environmental Science

Annual/Semester/Choice Based Credit System (programme wise): UG Annual

Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments: Nil

Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions, etc.: No. 

Details of courses / programs discontinued (if any) with reasons: No.

Number of teaching posts :

 

Sanctioned

Filled

Professor

NA

NA

Associate Professor

No direct recruitment. On Promotion only according to UGC-DPI, Govt. of West Bengal-University Rules

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Assistant Professor

04

02

PTT (Govt. sponsored)

01

01

 

 

Faculty profile with name, Qualification, designation, area of specialization, experience and research under guidance :

Name

 

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of

Experience

No. of Ph. D. Students guided for the last 4 years

Sukla Das

M.A.

Assistant Professor

Indian State and Society

12

NA

 

 

SapanTamang

M.A.

Assistant Professor,Head of the Department.

Political Thought and Theory

05

NA

Jiban Kumar Sen

M.A., LLB

Part-time teacher (Govt. sponsored)

International Relation

22

NA

RintuMahanta

M.A.

Guest Lecturer

Indian State and Society

-*

NA

Atul Chandra Biswas

M.A.

Guest Lecturer

Indian State and Society

-*

NA

* Joined on 01 December 2015

 

List of senior Visiting Faculty: 

Dr. Pranab Kumar Samajdar (Retired Prof. Dinhata College),

ShriKhokamaniPatowari (Retired Prof Dinhata College).

Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled (program-wise) by temporary faculty:40%.

Student Teacher Ratio (program-wise):Honours:25:1,General: 150:1

Sukla Das

01

Chapter in a book entitled Violation of Human Rights of women in India

Title of the book- Theory and Practice of Human Rights: The Indian Context

Published by Surendra Bhattacharya Rupali 2015

ISBN: 978-93-81669-80-8Status: National

SapanTamang

02

 

1.Chapter in a book entitled Changing Mech identity in a Modern and Globalised World.

2.Socio-Economic Condition of Tea Garden labourers in Darjeeling Hills

Title of the book- The Tribal at the Threshold of the Millennium.

 

Title of the book- Human Rights in India Issues and Challenges

Publication cell,BijniCollege,

Bijni. Dist-Chirang (BTAD), Assam. 2013

ISBN:978-81-922997-4-7

Status: National

Abhijeet Publications, New delhi.

ISBN:978-93-5074-195-5

Status- National

Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff, sanctioned, filled: Not applicable.

Qualification of teaching faculty with DSc/D. Litt/Ph. D./MPhil/ PG:  PG-4

Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) national b) international funding agencies and grants received: No ongoing projects at present.

Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc., total grants received: Nil.

Research Centre /facility recognized by the University: No.

Publications:

Publication per faculty:

Books edited: Nil

Seminar/Conference (National & International):  Faculty of the Department continuously participating in various national and international seminars.

Number listed in International Database (For e.g. Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database - International Social Sciences Directory, EBSCO host, Medline, etc.): Nil.

Citation Index – range / average: Not known.

SNIP: Not known

SJR: Not known

Impact Factor – range / average: Not known 

h-index: Not known

Areas of consultancy and income generated : Nil

Faculty as members in 

National committees b) International committees c) Editorial Boards

Student projects

percentage of students who have taken up in-house projects including inter-departmental programme: 1styr (both Gen and Hons )students of all disciplines on Environmental Studies will submit the project:100%

3rd General students submit their project by doing field works in various social issues:100%

percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e., in Research laboratories / Industry / other agencies: Nil

Awards / recognitions received at the national and international level by

Faculty: Nil

Students: Nil

List of eminent academicians and scientists / visitors to the department:

Sl No

Name

Designation

Institute

1

Dr. Amal Mondal

Associate Professor

Tufanganj Mahavidyalaya

2

Dr.AfjalHossain

Principal

Sitalkuchi College

3

Sultanlal Rahaman

Associate Professor

Tufanganj Mahavidyalaya

4

Dr Aziz Ahmed

Associate Professor

Falakata College

Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized and the source of funding :

National Seminar

Organized by the Department of Political Science

Title: Changing Face of Indian Women

Funded by Uniiiversity Grant Commission

Held on 21st and 22nd of March 2005.

National Seminar

Organized by the Department of Political Science

Title: Socio-Politico and Economic Thought of Thakur PanchananBarma

Funded by University Grants Commission

Held on 26th  and 27th of September 2015.

Student profile program-wise:

Name of the Course/Programme

(refer to question no. 4)

Applications received

Selected

Male    Female

Enrolled

Pass percentage

 

* M

* F

B.A. Part I (Hon)

202

97

78

19

NA

B.A. Part II (Hon)

18

07

05

02

38.9%

B.A. Part III(Hon)

22

14

09

05

63.7%

* M=Male             * F=Female

Name of the Course

% of students from the same State

% of students from other State

% of students from abroad

B.A. 1st year Hon)

100%

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B.A 1st year (Gen)

100%

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-

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B.A. 2ndyear(Hon)

100%

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B.A. 2ndyear(Gen)

100%

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B.A. 3rdyear(Hon)

100%

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B.A. 3r year (Gen)

100%

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Diversity of students:

How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil Services and Defense Services etc.? *

Name

Year

Examination

Manabendranath Roy

2005

NET(UGC)

Biplab Barman

2012

NET (UGC)

Shyamal Chandra Barman

2013

SET(CSC)

Atul Chandra Biswas

2013,2015

SET(CSC), NET (UGC)

RintuMahanta

2014

SET(CSC), NET (UGC)

BhaskarBhoumik

2014

SET(CSC)

 

                *as per data available from personal communication.

Student Progression

Against % enrolled

UG to PG

More than  50%

PG to M.Phil

----------------

PG to Ph.D

-----------------

Ph.D to Post-Doctoral

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Employed- Campus selection

-Other than campus recruitment

---------------

Enterpreneurship/Self-employment

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Student progression:

Details of infrastructural facilities

Library:

The Central Library of the caters the general need of the students. However, the      Department also has a reference library.

b) Internet facilities for staff and students : Nil

c) Class rooms with ICT facility: Nil

e) Laboratories: NA

Number of students receiving financial assistance from College, University, government or other agencies:

A considerable number of students belonging to SC/ST/OBC and other minority community received financial assistance from the Government.Further the government also provides kanyashree facility to female students for their proper upliftment.

Institution itself arranges for the Half-Free, Full-Free students’ ship and Poor-Aid Fund for financially impoverished students.

Details of student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops/seminar) with external experts:

Enrichment of Course

Students take part in Seminars, Debates, Quizzes organized by the department and also submit assignment in different topics prescribed in the syllabus.

Class tests on regular interval for Honors students and 3rd General students.

 Special Classes

Special attention is given to the physically challenged students and students from weaker section. Special coaching classes are arranged for the betterment of students. A single P.H. student of the Department has been sponsored by the faculty for his academic pusuits. A meritorious ex-student who is financially weak has been supported by the faculty.

 Departmental Seminar

Sl No

Speaker

Topics

Held on

01

 

 

02

Dr. SailenDebnath (Eminent Historian of West Bengal)

 

ShriDebobrataChaki (Editor of Uttar Prasanga Journal, Coochbehar).

“The Issues of Enclaves: A Question of National Sovereignty”.

12th March 2015

Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning

Traditional lecture method.

By organizing departmental seminar with maximum participation of students.

By doing Question-Answer session.

By Special Classes, Tutorials etc.

Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities:

The faculty members and students are regularly participating in the Institutional Social Responsibility and Extension activities organized by the NSS and Health Unit of the college.

SWOC analysis of the department and future plans.

Strength

One of the oldest departments in Honours in this College and many past students are now working in different schools and colleges as teachers, professors and even as a Principal of a College.

Efficient, Sincere and hard working faculty with proper teaching- learning infrastructural facilities such as departmental library and central library. 100% syllabus will cover every year.

Weakness

Minimum interaction with general course students, because of huge number.

University Syllabus and Course Structure is not upto date.

Opportunities

Wide scope for the students to build up their career.

Scope for the vast teaching experience and improvement of teaching for the faculty members.

Challenges      

Difficult to take general classes due to large number of students.

Backwardness and poverty of the students.

Future Plans

The main objective of the department is to produce maximum number of good students and encourage them for higher education. Faculty members also strongly desire for building-in-depth knowledge of the subject in the mind set of the students so that they can establish themselves in future at different All-India level Competitive Examination. The primary aim of the department is to develop the basic concept of” Morality “among students so that they would become a good and responsible citizen in future.