The Department of Philosophy offers Philosophy both as Honours and General Course

The department of philosophy exsists since inception of the college in the year 1956. Initially there were three teaching staff who ran the department. In keeping with demand of the subject among the students, the teachers strength was increased to four in the year 1960 and five in 1970. However, with effect from 2001, the fifth post of lecturer has been abandoned, presently, three full time teaching staff, one Part time and one guest lecturer have been running the department. It will be worthwhile to mention about some of our past eminent Lecturers in philosophy namely, Prof. Karuna Bhattacharya, Prof. Rama Bose, Prof. Namita Sen, Prof. Ira Sengupta, Prof. Renuka Das, Prof. Sukla Kanungo and Prof. Sunanda Chatterjee who have contributed and developed the department to present stature. Apart from being a lecturer in S.N.C.W.  Prof.Karuna Bhattacharya was also a part-Time lecturer of R.B.U . Later she joined as post os Pro. V.C. in finance at university of Calcutta, Prof. Sunanda Chatterjee took the responsibility of teacher – in – charge of this college and presently even after retirement she is the guest lecturer of this college.The department has maintained tradition of repute for its brilliant performance in university examinations. This can be well explained by the extraordinary performance of the students since the 90’s. Some of them are mentioned below.
In 1997, Soma Chakraborty – 4th position in B.A Examination –Part – II
In 1998, Somdatta Ghosh and Indarni Chakraborty First class First and First class third in B.A Exam.
In 1999, Aditi Mitra 4th Position in B.A Exam- Part-II
In 2004, Pratima Pal First Class Fourth in B.A Part-II Exam.
In 1998, eight students and in 2004 three students secured 1st class marks in B.A Examinations.
Our students have not only excelled in graduation but they have also proved themselves in higher studies. Arpita Kanjilal is on eof them. She secured First class makes in B.A Examination, Completed post Graduation, qualified NET , Presently pursuing M.Phill and in the near future she is going to be appointed as lecturer as she has already been selected by by PSC for lecturership. Moreover, there are many other ex-Students of this department who are employed in different spheres , same as lecturers in colleges like Dr. Sukla Majumder, in Dum Dum Motijheel College, Dr. Aparna Das in Habra Chaitanya College, Lipika Dutta in Berhampur college etc., Some as teaches in various schools.
In addition to academics, the students of our department regularly participate in various cultural activities. All the students of the department along with teacher celebrate Teachers Day every year with a great enthusiasm. Participation in several inter departmental competition helps them to unfold their talents and hidden potentialities as well as enhance self-confidence.
Teaching Staff:

Ms.Gitanjali Mukhopadhayay Associate Professor More >>
Ms.Rejina Kabir Associate Professor More >>
Ms. Sahanara Khatun Assistant Preofessor More >>
Md. Ali Ahamed Assistant Preofessor More >>