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Bethune College
Bethune College

Our Achievers

 

Garima Rajguru Being awarded the JBNSTS scholarship by Prof. Amitava Raychaudhuri, Professor Emeritus at the Physics Department of the University of Calcutta, on 17th Dec, 2016, in the 57th Annual Award Ceremony of JBNSTS held at Indian Association for Cultivation of Science.

Garima Rajguru
Most promising young scientists

Garima Rajguru, our third year student studying Physics honours, proved herself to be one of the most promising young scientists. During first year of undergraduate studies she was awarded the prestigious "Jagadish Bose National Science Talent Search Senior Scholarship-2016". Eventually, she has pocketed one of the most renowned fellowships in undergraduate research- "Undergraduate Associateship in Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics in 2017". Currently she is ongoing with a research project on Introduction to some Basic Concepts of the Theory of Relativity and Cosmology under guidance of Prof. Debasish Mazumder, Department of Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP). She has participated in the conference named "Presision-2018 Presidency Physics Summit" organized by Presidency University and her poster entitled "The Accelerated Expansion of the Universe: Reconstructing the equation of state of Dark Energy" won first prize in the poster Competition. Beside studies, she is also very much interested and active in extra-curricular activities. She has been awarded best speaker in Debate competition in "Golden Jubilee Celebration of Physics Honours Teaching" organized at Bethune College, in 2018. To achieve her goal towards astrophysics, she has participated in 3-day workshop 'Sky Observation Camp' under 'Talent Enrichment Programme' of JBNSTS, at Sundarbans, March 2018.

Subhaswapna Mukhopadhaya

Subhaswapna Mukhopadhaya

Subhaswapna Mukhopadhaya, one of the most bright and diligent students of our college, studying IInd Year Hindi Honours won the highest award ('Shikhar Samman') in the Annual Hindi Literary Fest (Hindi Mela), 2018 in the field of Poem Recitation. The award was received by her from the hands of Dr. Shambhunath, Director, Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad in the valedictory session of the weeklong state level contest held at Fedaration Hall Society, Rajabazar, Kolkata.

Sayantani Adhikary

Sayantani Adhikary

A student of UG III, English, Sayantani is a photographer and her start-up Photo-Scene-Thesis dealing with photography, content creation, event management, corporate branding and advertisement was also featured by the New Indian Express. At such a young age, she is not only a successful entrepreneur but she has also worked as an editor at Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utshob, 2017 and Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival, 2018. She also worked with The Times of India as an on-round marketing partner of Phire Esho Kolkata campaign November 2018 - February 2019. She has worked as a photographer at Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival January 2018. Amongst other activities, she has worked at Presidency MUN as a member of IP - March 2018. She has won several awards at intra and inter college competitions for photography, debate and extempore. She has also worked as Media Head of Bethune College Students' Committee 2018.

Ahendrila Goswami

Ahendrila Goswami

A student of UG III, English, Ahendrila is known for her consistently good academic performance complemented by multifarious talents. She stood first in inter-college essay writing competition (English) called 'Agami Nirman' conducted by the Ramakrishna Mission in 2018. She has contributed as author and editor to the college publication Mahasweta Nivedita and college magazine Adiganta. She has completed her internship at Voices, The Statesman. She is a member of the editorial team of an online literary magazine, Elixir. She has worked as blogger at ARC Shot Entertainments. She has written and delivered the Students' representative speech on Bethune Day, 2018. Ahendrila is a trained singer and is an active participant in several inter and intra college events. She has also worked as Literary Head of Bethune College Students' Committee 2018.

Shalinee Das

Shalinee Das

A student of UG III, English, Shalinee won the 2nd Prize in All Bengal Debate Competition held in commemoration of Sister Nivedita's 150th Birth Anniversary. She also secured third position in an Inter College Debate Competition organized on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangan) organized by Department of PWD, Ministry of Women and Child Welfare, Govt. of India, 2017. Shalinee has covered the literary festival, Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet 2018, as a journalist and reporter. She has won the second prize for online story competition organised by the magazine The Leaky Pot. She also won second prize for online poetry/letter writing competition for itinerant inkslingers. She also did an internship at Digimyx Infotech on content writing. She has won several intra and inter college competitions for debate and creative writing. She has also worked as Creative Affairs Head of Bethune College Students' Committee 2018..
 

Political Science Achievers

Political Science Achievers

Five students (Left to Right: Bidisha Sil, Shadabi Anjum, Yukta Acharya, Subarna Mustari and Sanjushree Sur) from the Department of Political Science, Bethune College, Kolkata successfully took part in the Model United Nations (MUN) organised by Presidency University on 24-26 September 2018. They received two awards as 'Best Delegate' and 'Best Press' along with certificates for their commendable participation in the event.

Young achievers of Department of Philosophy

Puja Guha Puja Guha

The academic achievement of our Department is praiseworthy indeed.
In the present session 2018-19, our student Puja Guha has secured 1st class and scored 70% Marks in CU BA Part III Honours Examination, 2018 ( probable Topper). She has been nominated for receiving P.C.Chandra Award of Excellence Gold Medal , 2019 for obtaining highest marks amongst all Humanities Graduates of Bethune College. She was awarded Papri Bhadra Memorial Excellence Gold Medal Gold Medal, Sunanda Dutta Memorial Gold Medal, Tatini Das Memorial Medal. She was also awarded Ramjitendra Ghosh Memorial Prize, Malati Bhattacharya Memorial Prize, D.P.Sen Memorial Prize, Bharati DasGupta Memorial Prize, Mrinalini Emmerson Memorial Prize along with Departmental Staff Prize. At present she is doing her post graduation in Philosophy in the University of Calcutta.

 

The picture was same in the last three sessions.

Riya Sen Riya Sen

In the session 2017-18, our student Riya Sen has obtained 1st class and scored 70% Marks securing 5th Rank in CU BA Part III Honours Examination, 2017. She is the proud recipient of Principal's award of Excellence, Gold Medal, 2018 for obtaining highest marks amongst all Humanities Graduates of Bethune College. She was awarded Papri Bhadra Memorial Excellence Gold Medal Gold Medal, Sunanda Dutta Memorial Gold Medal, Tatini Das Memorial Medal. She was also awarded Ramjitendra Ghosh Memorial Prize, Malati Bhattacharya Memorial Prize, D.P.Sen Memorial Prize, Bharati DasGupta Memorial Prize, Mrinalini Emmerson Memorial Prize along with Departmental Staff Prize. At present she is doing her post graduation in Philosophy in the University of Calcutta.

 

 

Mousumi Saha Mousumi Saha

In the session 2016-17, our student Mousumi Saha scored 73% Marks and was the Topper - 1st class 1st in CU BA Part III Examination, 2016. She is the proud recipient of P.C.Chandra Gold Medal 2017 for obtaining highest marks amongst all Humanities Graduates of Bethune College. She was awarded Papri Bhadra Memorial Excellence Gold Medal, Sunanda Dutta Memorial Gold Medal, Tatini Das Memorial Medal. She was also awarded Ramjitendra Ghosh Memorial Prize, Malati Bhattacharya Memorial Prize, D.P.Sen Memorial Prize, Bharati DasGupta Memorial Prize, Mrinalini Emmerson Memorial Prize along with Departmental Staff Prize. She has been able to keep up her academic excellence. She has secured 1st class (Rank 1st ) and scored 69% Marks in MA Part I Exam, CU, 2017. In MA Part II Exam, CU, 2018 also, she has obtained 1st class (Rank 3rd ).

Sangita Paul Sangita Paul

In the session 2015-16, our student Sangita Paul obtained 69% Marks and was the 1st class 3rd rank holder in CU BA Part III Examination, 2015. She was the proud recipient of Papri Bhadra Memorial Excellence Gold Medal, Sunanda Dutta Memorial Gold Medal, Tatini Das Memorial Medal. She was also awarded Ramjitendra Ghosh Memorial Prize, Malati Bhattacharya Memorial Prize, D.P.Sen Memorial Prize, Bharati Das Gupta Memorial Prize, Mrinalini Emmerson Memorial Prize along with Departmental Staff Prize. She also performed excellently in her Post Graduation. She has obtained 71% marks in MA final Exam, CU, 2017. She achieved the rank 1st class 3rd . Sangita qualified UGC NET this year and TET Upper Primary as well . She aspires to be a lecturer in Philosophy.
 

Economics Achievers Medha Chatterjee

Economics Achievers

Medha Chatterjee, a UG III student of Economics Department along with 3 of her friends won second prize in Exposition : a paper presentation event at Confluence XIII, 2018, organised by the Department of Economics, St. Xavier's College, Kolkata. She was also selected as a participant in the Simulation of IMF Committee as the representative of Vietnam at Policy Forum model, United Nations, at Presidency University. Also selected and served as Wordcon officer in Wordcon 2018, in the Third International Freelancers' Conference, Kolkata. For her all-round excellence in both curricular as well as extra-curricular activities, she has been nominated as the winner of the Prestigious Nalini Das All-round Excellence Award of Bethune College this year.

Chemistry Achievers Swarnali Sarkar

Chemistry Achievers

Swarnali Sarkar, a student of the Chemistry department, was awarded the 'Best undergraduate entry' for her essay in the Damodarshree Essay Competition, organised by S S Khanna Girls' Degree College, 2018. It is a national level essay writing competition for undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students, held every year.