Govt. of West Bengal
Bethune College
Bethune College

Department of Political Science

Bethune College : Chemistry Department

Course Details

Semester wise Three Year B.Sc. Honours Course (under CBCS), University of Calcutta
Three year B.Sc. Honours Course (1+1+1) University of Calcutta

Syllabus
https://www.caluniv.ac.in>CBCS>cbcs
https://www.caluniv.ac.in>news>Polsc-revised-Syllabus

About the Department

The Political Science Department of Bethune College was established in 1960.The Honours course was introduced in the department in 1965. Since then, informative lectures along with study materials have been provided by the esteemed faculty members to the students which has helped the department to maintain a consistent record of academic success over the years.

Students in the department are motivated to pursue higher studies to enhance their knowledge and compete in various national and state level administrative services examinations. With this aim in mind, the departmental teachers organise class lectures , along with inter disciplinary classes, interactive sessions, use of political maps, discussion on current affairs, tutorial classes etc. through which the students can get a broader perspective of the latest socio-political developments.
 

Infrastructure

The Department also has a good Seminar Library and Book Bank to help the students all through the year. The Seminar Library has around 405 books and the Book Bank has around 150 books.

Extension Activities

Memorial Lectures/Workshop Title & Resource persons Date
The 14th Papiya Dutta Roy Memorial Lecture. This Lecture was delivered by Prof. Sobhanlal Duttagupta on "Rawlsian Theory of Justice". 20th March 2017.
The 15th Papiya Dutta Roy Memorial Lecture. This Lecture was delivered by Prof. Sima Kundu Talukdar on "Lenin-Rosa Luxemburg Debate on Party". 22nd March 2017.
The 16th Papiya Dutta Roy Memorial Lecture. This Lecture was delivered by Dr.Kumkum Chattopadhyay on "Rabindranath Tagore as a Development Thinker". 12th December 2017.
Presidency MUN 2018 Workshop organised in Department of Political Science, Bethune College.   November 2018.

Departmental Prizes

  • Papiya Dutta Roy Memorial Gold Medal is awarded to the student who secures highest marks in B.A. Political Science Honours Examination from Bethune College for Part III (Part I + Part II + Part III).
  • Papiya Dutta Roy Memorial Prize for standing first in B.A. Part I, Political Science Honours Examination.
  • Papiya Dutta Roy Memorial Prize for securing highest marks in B.A. Part II (Part I+ Part II) ,Political Science Honours Examination.
  • Papiya Dutta Roy Memorial Prize for securing highest marks in Part III (Part I+ Part II+Part III).
  • Bharati Dasgupta Memorial Prize is awarded for good academic performance in Political Science.
  • Special Staff Prize for students securing highest marks in B.A. Part III (Part I+ Part II+ Part III), Political Science Examination also awarded from the Department.

Students Section

Year No. of Students Appeared Secured First Class
2018 16 5
2017 13 1
2016 22 5
2015 18 18
  • The students participate in interdisciplinary Certificate Course on Ethics and Value Education organised jointly by the Department of Political Science and Philosophy in collaboration with the Women's Studies Centre, Bethune College.
  • All the students take Computer course (Basic) and some take advance Computer course at the Webel Computer Training Centre located in the College.

  • Tanusree Roy secured highest marks in B.A. Part III, Political Science Examination,2017 (528 out of 800) and Nabanita Sanyal secured highest marks in B.A. Part III, Political Science Examination,2018 (497 out of 800)
     

Co-curricular and Extra-curricular activities

  • Ground zero v.3 2018 : Subarna Mustari : 1st position 'Once upon a time story telling'.
  • Presidency MUN 2018: Best delegate as China in International Marxist Council: Subarna Mustari.
  • Best Reporter, International Press: Yukta Acharya.
  • Loreto College : ECOLORE 2018 : Words above swords : Best speaker: Subarna Mustari.
  • Subarna Mustari : JUMUN 2018:United Nations Security Council Workshop Certification Rotaractor for the Rotaract Club of Central Calcutta organising committee member of WORDCON2018 , Freelance Summit
     

Achievements of Past Events

All pursuing Higher Education

 

Important Link

UG : http://www.caluniv.ac.in/syllabus/Political_Science(H).pdf