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Department of Education

  • Year of Establishment: 1966
  • Location: 1st Floor, Main Building

History

This Department was opened synchronously with the establishment of the College in 1966. Dr. Arun Kumar Das was the founder teacher who worked hard to build up its reputation till his retirement in 2000. Harish Chandra Deka also worked here for a brief period during the initial years. Later, they were joined by Dr. Kunja Kusum Kakoti, who, after serving as teacher for many years, got appointed as the Principal of the College in 2004. Bhupen Deka and Baby Barua also served the Department for some years before their joining in other colleges. Currently, it is a four member department, and, out of the four teachers, three are former students of the Department itself. Dr. Shahjahan Ali of this department is currently the recognised NCC Officer of the college. Recently the department organised UGC sponsored National Seminar on the topic Problems and Prospects of Inclusive Education in India.

Course Offered

  • HS Course
  • Three years (six semesters) Degree Course (B.A), Major & General

Faculty

Research Project Details

Dr. Bhanu Nath, Dr. Shahjahan Ali and Nirmali Malakar had completed several UGC sponsored Minor Research Project so far. Dr. Ali completed two MRPs. One is on A Study of the Socio-Economic Status of Muslim Women of Char Area with Special Reference to Alopati Char in Barpeta District of Assam and other is on A Study of Integrated Education in Elementary Schools of Barpeta, Assam. In the same year Ms. Malakar completed her MRP on Role of DIET, A Qualitative Improvement of Teachers at Elementary Stage- A Case Study. In 2013, Dr. Nath completed an MRP sponsored by Sarba Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) on the topic Residential Bridge Course Centres (RBCC) : A Move Towards Education for All : A Study in Barpeta District of Assam.

Recognised Ph. D. Guide

  • Dr. Shahjahan Ali - Singhania University, Rajasthan.

Facilities

The Department has a laptop with internet facility, a practical classroom and departmental library. It also shares the Central library of the college and uses audio-visual aids installed in the common classrooms. It arranges field trips and excursions for Major students. Provisions of group discussions, home assignments, counselling are made for Major students. Guidance is provided in the preparation of Projects. The Department also publishes a magazine called 'Edu care'. There is provision for financial assistance to the poor students.

Activities

Educational Department organizes group discussions among the students within the department. The faculties of the Department offer informal career counselling to students from time to time. It also manages the activities of Education Forum and Edu-cultural Society. The faculties of the Department are conducting research projects.

Examination Results

TDC (Only Major) 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
No. of 1st Class 26 21 26 22 31
No. of 2nd Class 29 21 30 19 9
Pass Percentage
100%
100%
100%
89%
85%

NET/SET/JRF/GATE/GRE Qualifier : (2011- 2017) : NET - 4, SLET/SET - 3