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Departmental Profile

 

Department of Bengali started functioning in 1994. The department was one of the first six departments launched in Assam University . Right from inception, the special emphasis of the faculty has been on strengthening the system of higher learning and research in Bengali language and literature. The department fully appreciates its role in the historical context of the language movement in the southern part of Assam. This year the university has set up Barak Bangla Sahitya Academy which is functioning under the department of Bengali. The Academy will collect, preserve, analyse , interpret and disseminate inputs pertaining to the gigantic treasure of folk language and culture that prevails in South Assam and so far has remained by and large unexplored.

Courses Offered

  • 1. M.A(by course work) Duration:Four Semesters Intake Capacity:100
  • 2. M.Phil(by course work and dissertation) Duration:Three Semesters
  • 3. iii)Ph.D(by course and research work)
  • 4. D.Litt (by research work)

Faculty

Name & Qualification Designation Area of Specialization Contact & Email ID
Rama
Bhattacharyya, Ph.D.
Professor Language and Post – Tagore Bengali Literature. rama.bhattacharyya@aus.ac.in
Bela
Das, Ph.D.
Professor & Dean, Rabindranath Tagore School of Indian Languages and Cultural Studies Medieval
Bengali Literature,19th Century Bengali Literature and
Feminism.
bela.das@yahoo.co.in
beladas1962@gmail.com
9435072797, 9101549748
Biswatosh
Chowdhury, Ph.D.
Professor Tagore &
Post Tagore Literature.
biswatosh.choudhury@gmail.com

Mob. : 9435175954

Priya Kanta Nath Ph.D. Professor Literary Theory and Application,

Modern Bengali Literature.

priyokantonath@gmail.com

Mob. : 9435371783

6003907765

Debasish Bhattacharya, Ph.D.  Professor Literary Theory, Modern Bengali Literature debashish.bhattacharjee@aus.ac.in

09435522841

Tripti
Paul Choudhury, Ph.D.
Professor Comparative
Literature.
tripti.paul.choudhury@aus.ac.in

Mob. : 9435503086

Santanu
Sarkar, Ph.D.
Associate
Professor
Linguistics and Literary Criticism santanu.sarkar@aus.ac.in

09864371190

Durba Deb, Ph.D Asstt.

Professor

Bengali Literature and Manuscriptology durba.deb@aus.ac.in

Mob. : 9401757837

Rami
Chakraborty, Ph.D.
Asstt. Professor Literary theory and Modern Bengali Literature ramichakraborty12@gmail.com

Mob. : 8638805947, 9435174313

Ashok
Das, Ph.D
Asstt. Professor Literary theory and Modern Bengali Literature ashok.das@aus.ac.in

Mob. : 9859147301

Alauddin Mandal, Ph.D Asstt. Professor Literary theory and Modern Bengali Literature alauddin.mondal@aus.ac.in

Mob. : 9123973915

Barunjyoti
Choudhury, Ph.D.
Asstt. Professor Literary theory and Modern Bengali Literature barunjyotichoudhury@gmail.com
09401416358,07002415050,09435596135
Bubul
Sarma, Ph.D
Asstt. Professor Mediaeval Bengali Literature bubul.sarma@aus.ac.in

Mob. : 9435172623

Head of Department

Prof. Priya Kanta Nath

Mob. : 9435371783

6003907765

E-Mail Id : priyokantonath@gmail.com

Placement

Students passing out of the department generally find placement as faculty members / researchers in universities , colleges and other educational institutions

Centre for Studies in Endangered Languages, Manuscriptology and Folkloristics

The Centre for Studies in Endangered Languages , Manuscriptology and Folkloristics(CELMF) started its functioning on official basis since 01-01-2009 under UGC approval. The Centre is attached to the Deptt. of Bengali of Assam University.

Faculty

Name & Qualification Designation Area of Specialization Contact & Email ID
Ramakanta Das, Ph.D Asstt. Professor Folklore & Medieval Bengali Literature ramakantadas8520@gmail.com

Mob. : 9957779022

Rahul Das, Ph.D Asstt. Professor Literary Theory & Modern Bengali Literature rahul.das@aus.ac.in

Mob. : 9401959131

Head of Department

Prof. Priya Kanta Nath

Mob. : 9435371783

6003907765

E-Mail Id : priyokantonath@gmail.com