Bankura University Courses offered

Bankura University STUDY PROGRAMMES

 

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES:

 DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK

The Department of Social Work under the School of Social Sciences seeks to offer an excellent combination of discursive knowledge based on classroom teaching  and action research with an emphasis on field work. The Department recognizes the need for societal awareness as also of devising sustainable development strategies in rural and semi-urban areas of the region. The entire course will develop critical thinking, evidence-based decision making, socio-ethical awareness and developmental issues. Supported by a huge electronic database containing e-texts and critical essays, it will help develop a perfect scholarly ambience.

 

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

The Department of History under the School of Social Sciences has designed its course in terms of diverse cultural configurations of history that define socio-cultural, economic and political transformations of human civilization. It seeks to resist the modular theoretical formations and identify strategies which help to illuminate the past by means of contemporary interests and negotiate the contemporary event patterns through insights derived from the past.  Supported by a huge electronic database containing e-texts and critical essays, it will help develop a perfect scholarly ambience.

  

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

The Department of Philosophy under the School of Social Sciences intends to develop the study of philosophy as a basis of intellectual enquiry.  This course offers to develop the best practices of teaching and research in diverse fields of philosophical thinking, both Oriental and Occidental.  Supported by a huge electronic database containing e-texts and critical essays as well as a well-equipped library, it will help develop a perfect scholarly ambience.

 

DEPARTMENT OF LAW ( LLM)

The Post Graduate program has been designed to enable students, depending on their inclination, to either opt for niche specializations or inter-disciplinary breadth. It offers an

opportunity to obtain a specialized two-year LL.M degree that will help  advance and disseminate learning and knowledge of law and legal process and their role in national development. It will also help develop among the students a sense of responsibility to serve society in the field of law. Supported by a huge electronic database containing e-texts and critical essays, it will help develop a perfect scholarly ambience.

 

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

Political Science offers a broad disciplinary model that overlaps with diverse fields of political thoughts and activity. It aims to engage students with several critical factors such as social behaviour, conflict resolution, nature of power and authority, political ideologies, international relations and so on. This engagement with political issues and debates will act as enabling factors for developing desirable forms of human community. Supported by a huge electronic database containing e-texts and critical essays as well as a well-equipped library, it will help develop a perfect scholarly ambience.

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Department of Education offers a combination of pedagogy and practicum, thereby aiming to advance appropriate orientation for teacher educators. This will in a way improve or upgrade the potentials of  professional standards of the teaching profession. Supported by a huge electronic database containing e-texts and critical essays as well as a well-equipped library, it will help develop a perfect scholarly ambience.

 

 

SCHOOL OF LITERATURE, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE STUDIES:

 

DEPARTMENT OF BENGALI 

The Department of Bengali offers a wide range of study on literary and linguistic aspects of Bengali Language and Literature. The course will also offer several specializations that will develop a specialized discursive skill. This course will develop an awareness of the evolving nature Bengali cultural history. It has a well-equipped library that will help develop a scholarly understanding of Bengali language and literature.

  

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

The Department of English offers a comprehensive study of the entire range of English literature from the Old English to the Postmodern. It will also offer various optional specializations to develop awareness and skill in emerging transnational literary forms and theoretical discourses. Supported by a huge electronic database containing e-texts and critical essays as well as a well-equipped library, it will help develop a perfect scholarly ambience.

 

 DEPARTMENT OF SANSKRIT

The Department of Sanskrit offers an in-depth knowledge of this Indian classical language and literature. The study of Sanskrit literature aims to develop an integrated awareness of the cultural tradition and philosophical sensitization of India. Supported by a huge electronic database containing e-texts and critical essays as well as a well-equipped library, it will help develop a perfect scholarly ambience.

 

DEPARTMENT OF SANTALI

The Department of Santali  offers a broad range of Santali Literature, thereby including a thorough knowledge of tribal culture and indigenous tradition. It also aims to contribute to the development of Alchiki script and Santali folk tradition. Supported by a huge electronic database containing e-texts and critical essays as well as a well-equipped library, it will help develop a perfect scholarly ambience.

 

 

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE:

 

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

The M.Sc. programme in Mathematics shall be of 2 years’ duration, consisting of 4 semesters, each of 6 months’ duration. At the end of each semester, the examination will be held. For MSc degree in Mathematics, students admitted to the programme will have to pass all the semesters. Total marks of the programme is 1000 with 250 marks in each semester comprising 5 papers with 50 marks in each paper. For theoretical papers 10% marks will be allotted for internal assessments.