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Mission & Vision

Our vision is Women Empowerment through Higher Education.

College Campus

Named after Basanti Devi an eminent woman nationalist leader, Basanti Devi College was established in August 1959, with the mission of empowerment of women. It is the first.....Continue Reading »

Women’s Studies Centre

Started in 2009 with the sponsorship of UGC for the purpose of research and studies on women’s issues, the Centre runs a General course on Women’s Studies from .....Continue Reading »

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Apart from the academic activities, the students are highly encouraged to participate in various cultural events and competitions and showcase their talents in diverse fields.....Continue Reading »

Research Scholar’s Forum (RSF)

It is an effort to provide researchers to present their work in an academic platform and simultaneously enable the students in the path of research. It aids in developing critical thinking and research skills.....Continue Reading »

News & Announcements


  • Special Lectures- The Special Lecture Series is an integral part of the curriculum. In this programme the best of the academicians and other famous personalities deliver lectures on various topics. The special lectures series has been introduced to enhance academic experience and thereby enrich the students.

Department of English:

  • Prof. Kavita Panjabi, Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University and Co-ordinator of the Centre for Studies in Latin American Literatures and Cultures (CSLALC) delivered the very first lecture of this series. She traced the evolution of Sufi poetry and shed light upon its relevance in the contemporary cultural scenario.

    Inaugural special lecture of the English department by Prof Kavita Panjabi

  • Pandit Tanmoy Bose engaged the students and the professors in a conversation thee theme of which was “Classical Art and Elitism: Can 'Taal' Address Contemporary Realities?"His profound insights were indeed invaluable.

    In conversation with PanditTanmoy Bose- Prof. SreyaDutt and Prof. Arijit Mukherjee

  • Prof Ananda Lal, Department of English, Jadavpur University delivered a lecture entitled "Change of Scene: How Modern Became Contemporary Drama". He traced the advent of Modern theatre and the changes it underwent foregrounding the major aesthetic and thematic debates.

    Prof Ananda Lal delivering his lecture on "Change of Scene: How Modern Became Contemporary Drama"

  • Prof. Amitava Ray in his absorbing way shares his insights on the significance of adaptation in shaping drama and Absurd Theatre through his lecture titled, “Modern Drama: Adaptation and Absurd Theatre (Edward Bond ,Samuel Beckett And Tom Stoppard)

    Prof. Amitava Ray delivering his lecture on “Modern Drama: Adaptation and Absurd Theatre (Edward bond ,Samuel Beckett And Tom Stoppard)

  • Professor Lakshmi Narayan Gupta delivered a lecture for the students of the department of English entitled 'Modernism in 20th Century British Poetry'. He also delivered another fascinating lecture on metaphysical poetry titled, “What is Metaphysical in Metaphysical Poetry?''

    Prof. Lakshmi Narayan Gupta

  • Professor SobhaChattopadhyay, retired professor, Department of English, Jadavpur University delivered an engaging and interesting lecture entitled 'Literature of the Inter-War Years'
  • Prof Arpita Chattoraj Mukhopadhyay, HOD, Burdwan University delivered a lecture entitled ‘T.S.Eliot and the Institutions of Modernisms’

Department of Political Science:

  • ProfessorTridibChakraborti of the Department of International Relations, Jadavpur University inaugurated the Special Lecture series of the Political Science department with a lecture entitled 'Social and Political Ideas of M.N. Roy'. In his lucid and very absorbing presentation Professor Chakraborti spoke on the stages of M N Roy's ideological journey from nationalist to communist and finally radical humanist.

    Professor TridibChakraborti being felicitated by the Co-ordinator of the PG section, Dr. MaitreyeeBardhan Roy

  • Professor Shyamal Roy delivered a lecture entitled 'Approaches to the Study of the Indian Constitution and Politics'

    Prof. Shyamal Roy

  • Prof. Purushottam Bhattacharya (Jadavpur University) and Prof. Sumit Mukherjee (Kalyani University) delivered the third and fourth special lectures of the department of Political Science. Prof. Purushottam Bhattacharya spoke on “Bankimchandra and Indian Nationalism” while Prof Sumit Mukherjee's lecture was on “Rabindranath’s Views On Nationalism And Culture.”

    Prof.Purushottam Bhattacharya (left) and Prof.SumitMukherjee (right)

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