Department Of History

About The Department

The department of History is one of the richest department of J.K.College,in terms of students- teachers strength and cohesion. The department boasts of grabing honours affiliation since1965-66 (the oldest in the college). The department of History consisting of both experienced and young faculties who are in active research is its greatest strength. All the sanctioned posts are filled up. The central Library has rich collection of reference books. The department has a well maintained seminar Library and students are lent books as needed. The department makes lesson plans available to students which help to complete syllabus in time. Faculty members arrange special classes for the needy students (if necessary).
The faculty members of the Department have immense enthusiasm in conducting various educational activities e.g Educational tours and U. G .C Sponsored Seminars (One State Level Seminar in 2011 and One National Level Seminar in 2017). Because of these activities the students got the opportunity to interact with high profile personalities from various corners of India. Over the years the Department also organized one day lecture now and then.
Department of History is also issues an annual magazine named ‘Nalanda’ where the students get the golden opportunity express their writing talents.
Apart from this the Departmental teachers are associated with various social welfare activities. Dr. Dipa De is the Chairperson of Local Complaint Committee (sexual harassment of women at workplace) for Purulia District.


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Dr. Santanu Chattopadhyay Jagannath Kishore College, Purulia is one of the leading colleges in West Bengal & India. Established in 1948, the college appeared as the premier institution in the field of higher education in this district, and over the last 65 years it has come up as the lead college of the district......

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