Department Of History

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. Sandip Mukhopadhyay is a member as a Social Activist Under District Administration,Purulia in connection with the Republic Day & Independence Day Celebrations Committee.


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Dr. Santanu Chattopadhyay

I have the proud privilege to share my views on Jagannath Kishore College, with whom I have been associated for the last twenty-five years initially as a faculty of Physics, and then as the Principal for the last seven years or so. Founded in 1948, and serving as a premiere institution for higher education in Purulia for over seven decades, this college has followed the motto ‘Shraddhavan Lavate Jnanam’( a faithful person achieves knowledge) to its optimum. In Swami Vivekananda’s words ‘Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man’ –.....

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