Anthropology

 

 

Introduction :
The department was established in 2003. Initially the department was ready to offer B.Sc General course in Anthropology only. In the year 2007 Honours course started. The academic record of the department is always quite impressive right from the beginning. Generally 60% of the Honours students get first class ranks in each year.
Description of Special Instrument/Model:

SL.NO

Instrument/Model Name

Purpose

 

physical

01

FULL ORIGINAL HUMAN SKELETON

Helps in the study of osteology and also evolution

02

skull

Helps in the study of osteology and also evolution
Used in craniometry for angular measurements.

03

Tabular Cranaeophore

04

STATIC GONIOMETER

Used in angular measurements.

05

Mandibulometer

Used in osteolomertric measurements.

06

Attachable Goniometer

Used in craniometry for angular measurements.

07

Anthropometer

Used in anthropometry measurements.

08

Dermatoglyphics  KITS

Used as human polymorphic marker.

 

                                                Pre-historical tools

01

Paleolithic tools Used in archaeological anthropology

02

Mesolithic tools Used in archaeological anthropology

03

Neolithic tools Used in archaeological anthropology

 

Social culture anthropology

01

Fishing net, sickle, hoe, wooden hoe, Various  types of plough, arrow head (iron), spade Used in Social cultural anthropology.
Used in structural Comparison

Students’ Rank in University:

Sl.no

University

Rank

Year

01

Calcutta University

V

2010

02

West Bengal State University

II

2012

03

West Bengal State University

II

2013

04

West Bengal State University

II

2014

05

West Bengal State University

II

2015

 

Teaching Staff:

Sl.No

Name

Designations

Year of Joining

01

Sri Sanjoy Chakraborty

Contractual  Full Time Lecturer

01.09.2010

02

Dr. Nandini Lahari ( Bhattacharya)

Contractual  Full Time Lecturer

04.09.2013

03

Dr. Madhumati Chatterjee

Contractual  Full Time Lecturer

01.07.2014

04

Smt. Mousumi Guha

Guest Lecturer

11.09.2013

Supporting Staff:

Sl.No

Name

Designations

Year of Joining

01

Uma Bhattacharya

Lab. Attendant

27.01.2006