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.
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.
50% overall in 10+2 with respective subjects