Department of Education

Brief Introduction of the Department

The Department of Education is one of the oldest departments of the University which is successfully disseminating knowledge to around 250 students. It consists of enthusiastic, hardworking, and responsible faculty members who contribute to the development of the Department. The Department runs simultaneously 3 Courses, namely, M.A, M. Phil., and Ph.D. Students of the Department receive ample facilities through its curriculum to develop a strong foundation for research work. The research scholars are well established in different private and government-aided colleges over the state of West Bengal. International Seminars and Special Lectures are organized in the Department throughout the academic year whereby the students and the faculties get an opportunity to interact with eminent personalities. The department also organizes ‘Alumni Meet’. Students are prepared to face the social milieu through frequent exposures to different sections of the society. The Department aims at all round development of its women students thereby empowering them to face the multifarious challenges of the world.

Thrust Area of Research in the Department

  • Mathematics Education
  • Women Education
  • Comparative Education
  • Special Education


Academic Programmes

  • Master of Arts
  • MA  View more
  • BA (Hons.) in Education or related subjects
  • 60
  • Master of Philosophy
  • MPhil  View more
  • MA in Education, NET/SET/Entrance Examination & Viva-Voce
  • 03
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • PhD  View more
  • NET/SLET/RET and Viva-voce
  • 06


Profile of the Teaching Faculty

  • Dr. Amalendu Paul   View more
  • Associate Professors
  • M.Sc. Physics, B.Ed., M.A. Education, Ph.D.
  • Educational Technology, Educational Psychology, Comparative Education
  • Dr. Usashi Kundu (De)
  • Assistant Professors
  • M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil.,Ph. D.
  • Mental Hygiene, Educational Management, Special Education, Mathematics Education
  • Dr. Indrani Ghosh  View more
  • Assistant Professors
  • M.A. (Education, English), B.Ed.,Ph. D
  • Women Education, Special Education, Teacher Education
  • Dr. Ashis Kumar Debnath   View more
  • Assistant Professors
  • M.A. (Education), B.Ed., M. Phil., Ph. D.
  • Special Education, Educational Technology, Comparative Education
  • Arpana Singh   View more
  • Assistant Professors
  • M.A., Ph. D. (submitted)
  • Educational Management, Secondary Education


Departmental Events

Seminars / Symposia / Special Lectures Organised by the Department

International Seminar

Title: Contemporary Issues of Women Education in the Global Context

Funded by: Department of Higher Education, Science & Technology and Bio-Technology (Govt. of West Bengal)

Resource Persons:

  • Prof. Mita Banerjee, Former Vice Chancellor, West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training, Education Planning and Administration
  • Prof. Subrata Saha, Professor and Head, Dept. of Education, Rabindra Bharati University
  • Prof. Mesbah Kamal, Professor, Department of History, University of Dhaka
  • Ms. Lina Gurung, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Kathmandu University, Nepal
  • Dr. Sridipa Sinha, Associate Professor, Department of Education, University of Calcutta
  • Prof. Deb Prasad Sikdar, Professor, Department of Education, University of Kalyani
  • Dr. Debabrata Debnath, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Education, Gour Banga University
  • Dr. Madan Mohan Chel, Professor and Head, Seacom Skill University, West Bengal
  • Prof. G. C. Bhatttacharya, Former Head and Dean, Faculty of Education, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Dr. Debjani Guha, Professor, Department of Education, University of Kalyani, Director-in-Charge, Centre for Women’s Studies, KU
  • Lilian Martha Silva Baliero, Language Teacher and Teachers’ Trainer in Education, Brazil
  • Prof. Jayanta Mete, Professor, Department of Education, University of Kalyani
  • Dr. Shayamsundar Bairagya, Associate Professor, Department of Education, Visva Bharati
  • Prof. Abhijit Pal, Professor, Department of Education, West Bengal State University
  • Dr. Aparna Bandyopadhyay, Associate Professor, Department of History, Diamond Harbour Women’s University

Convener: Dr. Usashi Kundu (De)

Joint Convener: Dr. Indrani Ghosh

Special Lecture:

  • 17.01.2018
  • Women’s Power, Powerlessness, and Empowerment: Understanding the Relevant Issues from an Anthropological Perspective
  • Prof. Manasendu Kundu, Ph.D (USA), Summer Faculty, Department of Anthropology, & Environmental Studies Program, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, Visiting Faculty, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology, Shibpur, West Bengal
  • Department of Education, DHWU
  • 29.04.2017
  • Globalization and its Impact on Education
  • Dr. Bijan Sarkar, Associate Professor, Department of Education, Kalyani University, Nadia, West Bengal
  • Department of Education, DHWU
  • 08.04.2017
  • National Knowledge Commission
  • Dr. Sridipa Sinha, Associate Professor, Department of Education, University of Calcutta
  • Department of Education, DHWU
  • 27.03.2017
  • Synopsis Writing for Educational Research
  • Prof. G. C. Bhattacharya Professor and Head, Department of Education, Banaras Hindu University
  • Department of Education, Banaras Hindu University
  • 18.03.2017
  • Distance Education
  • Dr. Nandita Chaudhuri, Associate Professor, Department of Education, Rani Birla College, Kolkata
  • Department of Education, DHWU
  • 04.03.2017
  • Inclusiveness in Education
  • Prof.Debasri Banerjee, Professor, Department of Education, University of Calcutta
  • Department of Education, DHWU
  • 25.02.2017
  • Education as a Human Right
  • Dr. Sonali Chakrabarti, Associate Professor, Department of Education, Sivanath Sastri College, Kolkata
  • Department of Education, DHWU
  • 23.11.2016
  • Protest Movements: Legal, Social, and Other Protest Movements
  • Anandita Biswas, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Diamond Harbour Women’s University, Sarisha
  • Department of Education, DHWU
  • 16.11.2016
  • Indian Constitution and Inclusive Policies
  • Anandita Biswas, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Diamond Harbour Women’s University, Sarisha
  • Department of Education, DHWU

Field Works and Visits

  • Educational Tour to Banaras and Extension Lecture at Banaras Hindu University from 27.03.2017 – 01.04.2017, by the students of the session 2015-2017.
  • Visit to Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy, Taratala, Kolkata” on 27.09.2016 and 28.09.2016, by the students of the session 2015-2017.
  • Visit to Calcutta Blind School, Behala, Kolkata on 29.08.2016, by the students of the session 2015-2017


Co-Curricular and Extracurricular Activities in the Department

  • Celebration of International Mother Language Day
  • Celebration of International Women’s Day
  • Participation in International Day of Yoga
  • Publication of Wall Magazine- Educere (Yearly)
  • Teachers’ Day Celebration
  • Fresher’s Welcome & Farewell Programme
  • Participation in University Sports

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