Department of Philosophy


The Department of Philosophy was introduced in 1957, since inception of the college. The Honours course, currently known as Major was introduced in 2003. The department offers both Honours/Major and General/Minor course in Philosophy under CBCS and CCF system as per University of Calcutta regulations.

Faculty Profile

Ms. Madhusree Chatterjee
Associate Professor

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Ms. Bhanumati Ray
Assistant Professor

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Ms. Manisha Das

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Department of Philosophy Programme and Course Outcome - CCF(2022)
Four year B.A. (Honours/ Honours with Research) Three year B.A. - Multidisciplinary(MDC)
Department of Philosophy Programme and Course Outcome - CBCS
B.A. (Honours) B.A. (General)

Department of Philosophy Excursions and Academic Visits

The Students Visited Burdwan Rajbari , and Itachuna Rajbari on 17th January 2024
One day Educational Tour at Science City, Kolkata on 13th March, 2015
The Students Visited the Alipore Jail Museum on 4th May 2023
The Students Visited the Alipore Jail Museum on 4th May 2023
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The teachers share a familial bonding with the students which is fostered through different curriculum related and co-curricular activities. The departmental wall magazine entitled “Sphuran” is published annually on Teachers’ Day. The students and the teachers of the department participate in educational trips. The objective of these activities is to strengthen the teacher student bond and to find joy in exploring and learning together. Cultural events are also organized by the department on different occasions like Teachers’ Day, Basanta Utsav, Agomoni, Annual Function etc.


  • An International Webinar was organized on 11th September, 2020 titled “Vedantic Thoughts of Swami Vivekananda and Rabindranath Tagore.”
  • Link to YouTube recording - https://youtu.be/p1bcrd5-ZIg E-certificates were issued to 226 participants.
  • A Webinar was held organized in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics and Electronics on 20th June, 2020 titled “Managing Stress and Worry During the Outbreak of COVID-19”
  • A One-Day National Level Seminar was organized on 19th August, 2018 titled “Religion & Culture: An Indian Perspective”
  • A One-Day National Level Seminar was organized on 4th March, 2017 titled “Yoga: The Path of Self-Realization”


The other responsibilities carried out by the faculties are:


Ms. Madhusree Chatterjee –

  • Convenor: Career and Counselling Cell, Placement Cell
  • Member: Cultural Sub-Committee, Sports Sub-Committee, IQAC, Women Cell, Library Sub-


  • Coordinator: Value Education Add On Course (in collaboration with RKMSVAHACC, Kolkata), Tally, GST, E-Filling Add On Course (in collaboration with WTL)
  • Joint in charge: Girls’ Common Room Ms. Bhanumati Ray –
  • Member: Cultural Sub-Committee Ms. Manisha Das –
  • Member: Cultural Sub-Committee