Bengali Language and Literature

1. Introduction to the course

B.A. in Bengali is a unique programme of interdisciplinary learning. Along with the core papers the department also organizes and encourages seminar presentation, practical exposure of research project, etc. This is for the students who love to read and write Bengali and be creative about it.

2. What are the learning outcomes?

• Students will learn about the basics of Bengali language and History of literature. They will be introduced to various streams of Bengali.
• Students will go through seminars and workshops to understand the impact of Bengali in outside world.
• They will learn skills like proof correction, editing, translations and creative writing to set them up for jobs.
• They will be efficient enough for competitive examinations equivalent to NET/SET.
• Interdisciplinary studies will help them get idea about linking Bengali to other subjects.

3. Subjects covered:

This course covers subjects like History of Bengali Literature, Chhanda and Alankar, Film and Culture Studies, Tagore Literature, Short Stories and Novels, Bengali Linguistics and Grammar, Introduction to Bengali Poetry, Introduction to Bengali Drama, Folklore and Folk literature, Proof correction and Editing, Translation, Computer application in Bengali, Contemporary text analysis and many more.

4. Specializations:

We have created a syllabus which ensures expertise in all the fields in Bengali.

5. Internships/Project work

Internship is optional.

6. Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

• Knowledge and expertise in the field of Bengali Language and Literature help students to explore their careers in many spheres.
• Students can use this knowledge for careers in academic areas or in News media and Publishing houses. They are also prepared for WBCS, IAS, SSC, NET/SET etc. The course structure is designed in a way that covers the entire syllabus.
• The students can opt for teaching career in college and universities after qualifying NET/SET.
• The students who are interested for further research can join our Ph.D. Programme directly, or can pursue their research elsewhere in India or abroad.
• They can also look for jobs in many newspapers or in any media as journalists or content writers.

7. Eligibility

50% overall in 10+2 with respective subjects

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1. Introduction to the course

In PG course (M.A in Bengali Language & Literature), students will receive a training of research based academic writing. The Programme focuses on the literary knowledge in order to encourage the students to think independently on the various streams of Bengali literature. Students will also receive applied training of some field work in folklore and Literature, Punthi, Prokashonaand story writing in Bengali newspaper

 

2. What are the learning outcomes?

• They will develop writing skill.
• They will be taught to write research dissertations.
• Intensive knowledge in various perspectives of Bengali Language & Literature.
• Students will go through seminars and workshops to understand the impact of Bengali in outside world.
• They will be more efficient for competitive examinations equivalent to NET/SET.

 

3. Subjects covered:

This course covers subjects likeBengali Linguistics, History of Bengali Language & Literature, Computer Application in Bengali Language & Literature, Soft Skills, Folklore and Folk Literature, Bengali Drama, Research Methodology,Bengali Stories and Novels, Study of Bengali Articles, Modern Bengali Poetry, Eastern and Western Literary Theories, Introduction to Bengali Media Studies etc.

 

4. Specialization

The course offers some specializations like Folklore and literature, Tagore Literature, Literature of Bangladesh, Shishu Sahitya, Kavya-Kavita and Katha sahitya, Bengali Drama etc.

 

5. Internships/Project work

Optional.

 

6. Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

• Knowledge and expertise in the field of Bengali Language and Literature help students to explore their careers in many spheres.
• Students can use this knowledge for careers in academic areas or in News media and Publishing houses. They are also prepared for WBCS, IAS, SSC, NET/SET etc. The course structure is designed in a way that covers the entire syllabus.
• The students can opt for teaching career in college and universities after qualifying NET/SET.
• The students who are interested for further research can join our Ph.D. Programme directly, or can pursue their research elsewhere in India or abroad.
• They can also look for jobs in many newspapers or in any media as journalists or content writers.

 

7. Eligibility

50% overall in Graduation in with respective subject

View Course Structure

1. Introduction to the course

The Discipline of Bengali Literature enables to think and write creatively and critically. The course structure of M.Phil developed in such a way that the academia is blended with applied writing and creative thinking.

 

2. What are the learning outcomes?

• Students will learn to think and write independently.
• They will learn to raise research questions.
• They shall be prepared for PhD course.

 

3. Subjects covered:

This course covers subjects like Research Methodology, Akhyantattwa etc. In the Elective paper they have choices to opt among Bangladesh Studies, Drama, Linguistics, Puthipath, Comparative Literature and Shishu Sahitya.

 

4. Specializations:

Specializations offered like Bangladesher Sahitya, Vahsbiggan O Shailitattwa, Natak O Natyatattwa, Punthi Path, Shishu Sahitya, Tulanamulak Sahitya etc.

 

5. Internships/Project work

Optional.

 

6. Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

• The students can opt for teaching career in college and universities after qualifying NET/SET.
• The students who are interested for further research can join our Ph.D. Programme directly, or can pursue their research elsewhere in India or abroad.
• Those who are eager to avail academics as career may appear for interviews for the post of Assistant Professors in Colleges and Universities.

 

7. Eligibility

As per UGC norms

1. Introduction to the course?

Independent research is an integral part of the Ph.D programme.

 

2. What are the learning outcomes?

• Research scholars will gain knowledge through the guidance of specialized supervisor.
• Continuous discussion, questioning and challenging queries will lead them to a new perspective of the filed of his/ her own interest.
• They will be trained to think independently and creatively.

 

3. Subjects covered:

This course covers subjects like Research Methodology, Akhyantattwaetc

 

4. Specializations:

Specialization as per the scholar’s choice of subjects.

 

5. Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

They may work as Guest Lecturer in colleges or Project fellow.

 

8. Eligibility

As per UGC regulations, 55% in MA (in Bengali Language and Literature). NET/SET qualified preferred. Admission through RET examination.

B. A. in Bengali (3 Years)

1. Introduction to the course

B.A. in Bengali is a unique programme of interdisciplinary learning. Along with the core papers the department also organizes and encourages seminar presentation, practical exposure of research project, etc. This is for the students who love to read and write Bengali and be creative about it.

2. What are the learning outcomes?

• Students will learn about the basics of Bengali language and History of literature. They will be introduced to various streams of Bengali.
• Students will go through seminars and workshops to understand the impact of Bengali in outside world.
• They will learn skills like proof correction, editing, translations and creative writing to set them up for jobs.
• They will be efficient enough for competitive examinations equivalent to NET/SET.
• Interdisciplinary studies will help them get idea about linking Bengali to other subjects.

3. Subjects covered:

This course covers subjects like History of Bengali Literature, Chhanda and Alankar, Film and Culture Studies, Tagore Literature, Short Stories and Novels, Bengali Linguistics and Grammar, Introduction to Bengali Poetry, Introduction to Bengali Drama, Folklore and Folk literature, Proof correction and Editing, Translation, Computer application in Bengali, Contemporary text analysis and many more.

4. Specializations:

We have created a syllabus which ensures expertise in all the fields in Bengali.

5. Internships/Project work

Internship is optional.

6. Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

• Knowledge and expertise in the field of Bengali Language and Literature help students to explore their careers in many spheres.
• Students can use this knowledge for careers in academic areas or in News media and Publishing houses. They are also prepared for WBCS, IAS, SSC, NET/SET etc. The course structure is designed in a way that covers the entire syllabus.
• The students can opt for teaching career in college and universities after qualifying NET/SET.
• The students who are interested for further research can join our Ph.D. Programme directly, or can pursue their research elsewhere in India or abroad.
• They can also look for jobs in many newspapers or in any media as journalists or content writers.

7. Eligibility

50% overall in 10+2 with respective subjects

View Course Structure
M. A. in Bengali (2 years)

1. Introduction to the course

In PG course (M.A in Bengali Language & Literature), students will receive a training of research based academic writing. The Programme focuses on the literary knowledge in order to encourage the students to think independently on the various streams of Bengali literature. Students will also receive applied training of some field work in folklore and Literature, Punthi, Prokashonaand story writing in Bengali newspaper

 

2. What are the learning outcomes?

• They will develop writing skill.
• They will be taught to write research dissertations.
• Intensive knowledge in various perspectives of Bengali Language & Literature.
• Students will go through seminars and workshops to understand the impact of Bengali in outside world.
• They will be more efficient for competitive examinations equivalent to NET/SET.

 

3. Subjects covered:

This course covers subjects likeBengali Linguistics, History of Bengali Language & Literature, Computer Application in Bengali Language & Literature, Soft Skills, Folklore and Folk Literature, Bengali Drama, Research Methodology,Bengali Stories and Novels, Study of Bengali Articles, Modern Bengali Poetry, Eastern and Western Literary Theories, Introduction to Bengali Media Studies etc.

 

4. Specialization

The course offers some specializations like Folklore and literature, Tagore Literature, Literature of Bangladesh, Shishu Sahitya, Kavya-Kavita and Katha sahitya, Bengali Drama etc.

 

5. Internships/Project work

Optional.

 

6. Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

• Knowledge and expertise in the field of Bengali Language and Literature help students to explore their careers in many spheres.
• Students can use this knowledge for careers in academic areas or in News media and Publishing houses. They are also prepared for WBCS, IAS, SSC, NET/SET etc. The course structure is designed in a way that covers the entire syllabus.
• The students can opt for teaching career in college and universities after qualifying NET/SET.
• The students who are interested for further research can join our Ph.D. Programme directly, or can pursue their research elsewhere in India or abroad.
• They can also look for jobs in many newspapers or in any media as journalists or content writers.

 

7. Eligibility

50% overall in Graduation in with respective subject

View Course Structure
M. Phil in Bengali

1. Introduction to the course

The Discipline of Bengali Literature enables to think and write creatively and critically. The course structure of M.Phil developed in such a way that the academia is blended with applied writing and creative thinking.

 

2. What are the learning outcomes?

• Students will learn to think and write independently.
• They will learn to raise research questions.
• They shall be prepared for PhD course.

 

3. Subjects covered:

This course covers subjects like Research Methodology, Akhyantattwa etc. In the Elective paper they have choices to opt among Bangladesh Studies, Drama, Linguistics, Puthipath, Comparative Literature and Shishu Sahitya.

 

4. Specializations:

Specializations offered like Bangladesher Sahitya, Vahsbiggan O Shailitattwa, Natak O Natyatattwa, Punthi Path, Shishu Sahitya, Tulanamulak Sahitya etc.

 

5. Internships/Project work

Optional.

 

6. Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

• The students can opt for teaching career in college and universities after qualifying NET/SET.
• The students who are interested for further research can join our Ph.D. Programme directly, or can pursue their research elsewhere in India or abroad.
• Those who are eager to avail academics as career may appear for interviews for the post of Assistant Professors in Colleges and Universities.

 

7. Eligibility

As per UGC norms

Ph.D in Bengali (3 years min.)

1. Introduction to the course?

Independent research is an integral part of the Ph.D programme.

 

2. What are the learning outcomes?

• Research scholars will gain knowledge through the guidance of specialized supervisor.
• Continuous discussion, questioning and challenging queries will lead them to a new perspective of the filed of his/ her own interest.
• They will be trained to think independently and creatively.

 

3. Subjects covered:

This course covers subjects like Research Methodology, Akhyantattwaetc

 

4. Specializations:

Specialization as per the scholar’s choice of subjects.

 

5. Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities

They may work as Guest Lecturer in colleges or Project fellow.

 

8. Eligibility

As per UGC regulations, 55% in MA (in Bengali Language and Literature). NET/SET qualified preferred. Admission through RET examination.