Where the mind is without fear,
The head is held high ... 
꞉ Rabindranath Tagore

The Department of Bengali started its journey in the year of 1968. Initially the Department had “I.A course” (class XI and XII) only. Thereafter the “Modern Indian Languages” was introduced for Degree course.

“Elective Bengali” was added to the course at the time of the Semester System was introduced in the colleges under NEHU, in 2015. The Department receives students from the feeder schools from different parts of Garo Hills of Meghalaya and adjoining areas of Assam, some time from West Bengal also.

Besides class room teaching, the Department conducts individual counselling for its students for their future career. Songs, Recitations and Speeches are played and related Films are shown in the Department for enrichment of the knowledge of the students.

There is a rich collection of books on Bengali language and literature in the college library.

Details of the Faculty—

Sl. No Name of the Faculty Qualification Specialisation Year of Joining
1 Dr. Alak Kumar Saha M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D Modern Literature 1996
2 Shri Ananta Singha M.A (NET) Medieval Literature 2007

The Departments mission is to make its students self dependent and responsible citizens of India with a profound knowledge in the subject, with profuse moral values.

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