About Dept. of Geography

The department of Geography in Bankura Sammilani College is a new born department. The department is started its journey in the year of 2010 with the affiliation under the University of Burdwan having only Pass Course(General). At that time Ms. Sanchita Banerjee designated as Guest Lecturer was monitoring the department. After few years she resigned from this post and the college authority appointed Ms. Payel Kundu and Ms. Papiya Kar as Guest Lecturers in this department.Later on, in 2018, the department upgraded toU.G Honours course under Bankura University.Later Prof. Ulfat Khan has taken the charge of Headship as he joined the post of Assistant Professor on 13.06.2017 being recommended by the WBCSC. Mr.  Muktadar Hossain has joined the post of Guest Lecturer on 11.09.2018 Initially the intake capacity of the dept. was 20(pass course only). The present intake capacity is 25 in Honours and 30 in programme under Bankura University. The department follows CBCS pattern since 2017-18 undersigned by Bankura University. Though it is a very new department but the department is improving rapidly and arranging the conventional & modern equipment. The atmosphere of the department is so warm and the bonding of teachers and students are the oxygen of the department. Thecultural Programmes like Teachers’ Day, Freshers welcome, Annual Exhibition etc. are regularly organized by thestudents every year. It creates on cordial and energetic environment in the department. The results of the department are overwhelming. Same percent students had passed in the last final year exam under Burdwan University.

Location: -The Geography department is located in the 3rd floor of Acharya Jagadish Chandra Block. It is situated on the floor just above the central Library.

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