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Name of the Department: Sociology

Year of establishment: 2015

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: Nil

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: Nil

Details of courses / programs discontinued (if any) with reasons: Nil

 Number of teaching posts:

 

Sanctioned

Filled

Professor

NA

NA

Associate Professor/Reader

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

 

Assistant Professor

NA

NA

10. 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

AfsarAli Mandal

M.A.

PTT

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6 month

NA

List of Senior Visiting Faculty:  NA

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

Student Teacher Ratio (program-wise): 293:1

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: 1

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: Nil

Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national / international): Nil

Monographs: Nil

Chapters in Books: Nil

Books edited:  Nil

Books with ISBN with details of publishers: Nil

Seminar/Conference (National & International) : Nil

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

Citation Index – range / average: Nil

SNIP: Nil

SJR: Nil

Impact Factor – range / average:  Nil

h-index: Nil

Areas of consultancy and income generated: Nil 

Faculty as members in 

a) National committees: NA

 b) International committees: NA

 c) Editorial Boards: NA

Student projects

percentage of students who have taken up in-house projects including inter-departmental /programme: Nil

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: NA

Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized and the source of funding             a) National: Nil

b) International: Nil

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 ( General)

293

293

138

155

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* M=Male      * F=Female

Diversity of students

Name of the Course

% of students from the same State

% of students from other State

% of students from abroad

B.A. General

100

Nil

Nil

How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil Services and Defense Services etc.?: Being Undergraduate College, no such data is preserved.

Student progression

Student progression

Percentage against enrolled

UG to PG

Data not maintained

Details of infrastructural facilities

a) Library: The department does not have a library, but the complementary copies provided by the different publishers and personal books and journal of the Faculties are preserved in the department for the use of the students and faculty members.

      b) Internet facilities for staff and students: It’s a Part of Central Facility

      c) Class rooms with ICT facility: Nil

      d) Laboratories: Nil

30. Number of students receiving financial assistance from College, University, government or other agencies: No such data are available in the department; data are          maintained by the Institution

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

Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning: Traditional lecture method and Special classes.

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

SWOC analysis of the department and future plans: 

 Strength: Student-teacher relation has always been the strength of our department. Students are always encouraged to ask any question however unreasonable it may be and teachers always try to give an agreeable answer to it.

 Weakness: Only one part time teacher. Most of the students come from poor and backward family and thereby cannot attend classes regularly as they are to provide economic support to their family. They give the economic support of their family.

Opportunities: However, the learners are always made aware of the wide scope for their future. Efforts are on to enhance the quality of the students by giving them opportunities of interaction with the senior faculty members of other cognate institutions by means of special classes.

Challenges: The main challenge is to enhance the percentage of attendance of the students in classes. To motivate the students to perform better in the examinations of the university