To develop and empower women through education that fosters knowledge and skills, promotes values of equality, secularism and national integration, moulds character through discipline and rigour and creates an open mind capable of assimilating the best traditions of the East and the West.

Department of Bengali


  • Higher studies in University of Calcutta or other reputed Universities.
  • Studies in the filled of Advertising, Media, Journalism, Print Media and Publishing Houses and opportunities for employment in these areas.
  • Suitable job orientation as junior research associate, in college libraries and universities.
  • Eligibility through School Service Commission Examinations and other sources as teaching faculty in schools at the Primary, Secondary and Higher Secondary levels.

Elective Subject Combinations

for Bengali (B.A.) as Honours subject

  1. Philosophy and Sanskrit
  2. Philosophy and Political Science
  3. History and Political Science
  4. Geography and Sanskrit
  5. History and Sanskrit
  6. Geography and Political Science




Dr. Ballari Ray Choudhury

Designation : Assistant Professor

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Dr. Rakhi Mitra

Designation : Assistant Professor

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Smt. Shampa Sarkar

M.A, B.Ed.
Designation : Assistant Professor

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Activities of the Department

The wholehearted active participation of the students and a close network of teaching and learning helps the Department to move ahead. The Bangla Bhasha o Sahitya Bibhag (the Bengali Language and Literature Section) of Gokhale Memorial Girls College works as a unified community in social interactions with all its former students and alumni.

World Poetry Day celebration : 21 March 2017



World poetry day celebration 21 March 2017, students of the department of Bengali participate in a talk by the notable poet and author Binayak Bandyopadhyay.

21 March 2017, Department of Bengali celebrates World Poetry Day with poet Bubun Chattopadhyay. The interactive session claimed spontaneous response from the class.

Special lecture : 29 March 2017


Special lecture in the department by Dr. Ruma Bandyopadhyay on 29 March 2017. She delivered her talk on the novels of Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay.

Paper presentation programme : 08 May 2017


Students participated in a paper presentation programme with students of the Sanskrit College & University on 8 May 2017.






  • Special Lecture on the plays of Rabindranath Tagore were delivered on 1st October 201 5by Prof.Saumitra Basu, Shishir Bhaduri Adhyapak, Drama Section, Rabindra Bharati University on 1st October 2015.
  •  Celebrating Teacher's Day, 2015
  • Students celebrate Bhasa Dibosh, the International Language Day on the 21st of February every year.
  • A power point presentation by students of First Year Honours on 19th Century Bengali Literature in September, 2014.
  • Departmental Journal, an important milestone



'Protitee' is a Departmental Journal entirely planned and published by the students. 'Protitee' means knowledge. The first issue was published in 2011.Though irregularly published, the journal it marks a good initiative indeed on the part of the students.





"The Department of Bengali, Bangla Bhasha o Sahitya Bibhaag, commemorates Ekushe February, Bhasha Shohid Dibosh, the International Language Day, every year with poetry recitation, songs and departmental discussions. Audio-visual teaching-learning and paper presentations with a multi- disciplinary approach ventures new avenues."