Singur, Hooghly, West Bengal, India
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About the Department

The Department of English is among the first five disciplines with which the college was inaugurated in 2013. Presently it offers an Undergraduate Honours course leading to a three years’ B.A. (Hons.) degree on successful completion. The degree is conferred by the University of Burdwan, to which the college is affiliated. The first batch of students have already passed out from the Department. The department has a well equipped library with around 300 books, and it is steadily increasing.

Number of Faculties : 3 (Three)
Intake Capacity : 41 (Forty-one)
Library : The department has a well equipped library with around 300 books, and it is steadily increasing.


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Dr. Ariktam Chatterjee (H.O.D.)
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
– Assistant Professor

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Ms. Parama Basu
M.A., M.Phil.
– Assistant Professor

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Samprikta Pal
– Assistant Professor

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The Department has conducted an invited lecture in September 2015 conducted by Prof. Saswati Saha from Sikkim Central University on 24.07.2015. Ariktam Chatterjee has published a book of translated poems, attended international seminars in various capacities, and has been included as an associate member in a collaborative Indo-Danish program in developing historical studies in Serampore. Ariktam Chatterjee has completed his Ph.D. in Cultural Studies from the Centre of Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta, Patuli. Samprikta Pal is pursuing her Ph.D. in the Department of Film Studies from Jadavpur University. The teachers of the department have co-authored a highly appreciated introductory book on Classical Literature as recommended by the CBCS format of Burdwan University. Parama Basu is pursuing research in Jadavpur University and authoring book introduction on texts related to Victorian literature.

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A workshop to appraise the teachers of the English departments across colleges affiliated to the University of Burdwan with the newly introduced CBCS format of teaching, learning and evaluation was held on, conducted by the Department of English, GGDC Singur. The need of the hour, this seminar was heavily...

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