Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy, Mankar College was established in 1987. The general course of BA was started in 1987 and the Honours for Philosophy initiated in 2008 (The Honours in Philosophy has started with 25 number of students in 2008 and the Head of Department was Dr. Sukla Parai). The Department has introduced an innovative curriculum, with equivalent emphasis on the Indian and Western Philosophy (such as Indian philosophy, Western Logic and Metaphysics, Ethics: Indian & Western,  Religion  & Social Philosophy, psychology etc.). Such a syllabus along with the adoption of new methods of teaching, research and teacher-student interaction marked a wide departure from other colleges.The number of faculties in the department compared to class load is adequate and both the existing faculties of the department are duly qualified and competent enough to teach the under-graduate students. The faculties maintain a warm relation of trust and confidence with the students. They participate in academic and personal counseling of the students. The students are helped by meeting any query they have on the syllabus, on any specific topic from the subject, on the examination system or the future prospects.

Currently, the department has two Part-time faculties, four Guest faculties along with one full time faculty. Mr. Shukdeb Mondal acts as the Head of the Department. The noted alumni of the department working in different fields of the society (such as academic and non-academic profession). The present faculties constantly interact and motivate the students for their future endeavourer.

The details of the department are given below (last five years)-

1.Intake in Different Subjects.( including  Reservation as per government rule)
YEAR GEN SC ST OBC-A OBC-B TOTAL
2014-15 22 8 2 1 1 34
2015-16 22 8 2 3 2 37
2016-17 22 8 2 3 2 37
2017-18 22 8 2 3 2 37
2018-19 22 8 2 3 2 37
2.Subject-Wise intake Capacity and demand ration
Year Subjects University Intake No Of Students Admitted No Of Application Recived Demand Ratio
2014-15 Philosophy 34 27 61 1:1.79
2015-16 37 23 322 1:8.70
2016-17 37 23 163 1:4.40
2017-18 37 24 151 1:4.08
2018-19 37 15 305 1:8.24
3.No of Students admitted  & No of the Students drop-out  
Years Subject No of Students admitted on Sem-I/ 1st Year No of Students enrolled or registered No of the  Students dropped percentage of drop-out of Students
2014-15 Honours 27 21 6 22.22
2015-16 Honours 23 18 5 21.73
2016-17 Honours 23 21 2 8.69
2017-18 Honours 24 20 4 16.66
2018-19 Honours 15 15 0 0
4.No of total Classes held in the last 5years (Subject-wise)
Subject 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Philosophy(H) 592 674 1133 1117 1175
Philosophy(P) 682 697 685 618 695

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112 Apr 2020Philosophy (2), 6th sem by6TH SEMESTERDownload
212 Apr 2020Philosophy (1), 6th sem by Chandana Mukherjee6TH SEMESTERDownload
312 Apr 2020Philosophy, 6th sem, 12-04-20206TH SEMESTERDownload