Departments
Department of Bengali

Brief Profile of the Department

The Department of Bengali was established in 1977 in the erstwhile Postgraduate centre of Calcutta University. In 1987, it was integral part the Faculty of Arts & Commerce when Tripura University was established.

  • Academic & Research Programmes being offered.
  • Thrust area of the Syllabus & Research Programmes: Old, Medieval & Modern Literature & Language; Historical, Cultural background & Literature of Tripura, North-East & Bangladesh. Research Programme includes Medieval & Modern Bengali Novels, Short stories, Poetry, Drama, Folk-Literature, Linguistics, Tagore studies, Tribal Literature & Language (Kokborok).
  • Special Contribution of the Department : (1) Diploma course in Kokborok, the major tribal language of Tripura was started by the Bengali Department. ( Now Kokborok is being taught in a separate Department at Gandhighat, Agartala) (2)Research works being carried out on Regional History, culture & Literature of Tripura.
  • The Sanctions Posts are 2 Professors, 2 Readers & 5 Assistant Professors.
  • New Syllabus (Semester System) has been introduced from the session 2008.
  • A large number of students having passed with Honours could not get admission because of the limited infrastructure, i.e., Space, Teaching Faculty etc. More over, a good number of tribal students also opt for studying Bengali Literature every year.
  • Ms. Padmakumari Chakma, a tribal student of the Bengali has secured 1st class 1st position in the year of 2005. She also awarded N.E.T. & J.R.F.
  • RET Examination has been started in the Department from the year 2008.

Year of Establishment:

1977

Head of the Department:

Prof. Satyadeo Poddar, Head(i/c)

Dr. Nirmal Das, Coordinator

Major Thrust Area of Research:

  • Folk Studies
  • Medieval Studies
  • Tribal Studies
  • Tagore Studies
  • Fiction
  • Gender Studies

Courses Offered:

B.A. (Foundation Bengali), M.A., Ph.D., One Semester Ph.D.
Course-work. Integrated Master Degree

Intake Capacity:

M.A.-90, IMD- 15

Syllabus for Various Courses Offered:

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Refresher/Orientations etc. Organized

  • International Seminar on Adwita Mallabarman : Jiban O Srishti, 3rd - 4th March, 2016
  • National Seminar on “ Sahityik Narendranath Mitra: Prak Janma-Shatabarse Nabaniriksha, 14th August, 2015
  • International Seminar on 'Social Inequality and Literature' , Dept. of Bengali, 16-17 January 2014
  • National Seminar on ‘Rabindranath: Sahitya O Samskritir Prekshapate Sardha Shatabarshik Samiksha’. Date: 18th November, 2010
  • International Seminar on ‘Janma Sardha Shatabarshe Smaran: Kabiyal Haricharan Acharjee O Bangla Kabigaan’. Date- 5th October, 2010.
  • National Seminar on ‘Shatabarshe Phire Dekha: Ashapurna Devi O Subodh Ghosh’, Date- 5th March, 2010
  • International Seminar on ‘Shatabarshe Smaran: Buddadev Basu O Gajendra Kr. Mitra’ with the financial help of Sahitya Akademi, Kolkata Branch, Date: 7th November, 2008.
  • National Seminar on ‘Dalit Sandarv, Nari Bimarsh Aur Kathaker: Premchand Aur Sharatchandra’, jointly organised by Department of Hindi & Bengali, Tripura University, Date- 19th March, 2008
  • International Seminar on ‘Manik Bandyopadhyay : Jiban O Sahitya’, Date: 24th January, 2008.
  • National Seminar on ‘Bangla Katha -sahitye Banga Bahirbhuta Patabhumi’, Date: 21st September, 2006.

Address of Communication:

Department of Bengali, Tripura University,
Suryamaninagar-799022,
Tripura, INDIA.
email: hod_bengali[at]tripurauniv.in

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Staff Members:

PhotoNameDesignationContact Details
  Laxmi Rani Debnath D.R.W

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Ph.D. Scholars

PhotoNameTitle of the Thesis & Name of SupervisorContact Details
  Arupa Chakraborty Bangla Manasamangal kabyadharar Bibartan O Pracharer Khetre Rhari, Purbabangiya O Kamrupi Manasamangaler Kabyarupgata, paribeshangata samaj sanskritigato, bhashagato tulanar upadan sankalan o bishleshan
Supervisor: Dr. Nirmal Das
ph: 09863517815 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Sandip Deb Tripurar o barak anchaler mudrito bivinno granthe o lokomukhe prachalito loukik dharar sankalan ebong shisto sahitye er prayog o bisleshon dharmi samiksha
Supervisor: Dr. Nirmal Das
ph: 09862723131 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Rupasree Debnath Tripurar Raj Itihaas O Puran ashrito 'Sri Rajmala' Namak prachin granthati abalambane ukta granther bhasha, sahitya, pravritir ekti punarmulyayaner bastunistha prayas, jar bhhitti natun adhunik sahitya samikhyamulak bisleshanathak riti
Supervisor: Dr. Nirmal Das
ph: 09863947003 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Rajiv Chandra Paul Puthipath O Puthi bichar: Mashyajuger Bangla Anubad- Anusari Ramayana Palakavyer dharay Bhabani Nath (Das) birachita 'Sri Ramchandrer Abhishek' shirshak swa-sangrihita puthi theke grantho sampadana o kavya samiksha
Supervisor: Dr:
ph: 09862892294 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Amrita Saha Prafulla Royer Upanyase Samoy, Samaj O Sankot: Ekti Nibir Samiksha
Supervisor: Dr. Maitreyi Datta
ph: 09862581701 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Prasanta Das - ph: 9863496179, 8794923379 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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