Department of Political Science


The Department of Political Science, New Alipore College, established in 1963,  stands for a symbol of excellence with its infrastructure and facilities. The Honours curriculum was introduced in the department in 1967. Since then, informative lectures provided by the faculty members along with ample study material  provided to the students has enabled the department to maintain a consistent record of  academic success over the years.

Students in the department are motivated to pursue higher studies to enhance their knowledge and compete in various national and state-level administrative services examinations.  With this aim in mind, the departmental teachers organize inter disciplinary classes, interactive sessions, power point presentations through which the students can get a broader perspective of the latest socio-political developments.

Other activities of the Department include:

v   Students’ Presentations.

v   Wall Magazine by the students.

v   Annual Departmental Quiz.

v   Participation in inter-college Youth Parliament

competition (2012)


v U.G.C sponsored State-level seminar

  • State level seminar on Judicial Activism in 2002.
  • State level seminar on Swami Vivekananda : His Philosophical and Socio-political Thinking, organized jointly by the Departments of Political Science and Philosophy, in collaboration with the Council for Political Studies, Kolkata.(2012)


v Educational Excursions


  • Freedom Struggle on Wheel (Indian Railway Initiative at Sealdah Station (2010).
  • Rabindranath on Wheel (Indian Railway Initiative) at Majher Hat Station (2011).
  • Vivekananda on Wheel (Indian Railway Initiative) at Majher Hat Station (2011).
  • Field trip for 2nd year & 3rd year Honours students  to Jorasankho Thakur Bari, Kolkata. (2013)
  • Educational excursion to Belur Math & museum for Political Science Honours students.(2013)
  • Educational excursion to Santiniketan for Political Science Honours students.(2014)
  • Educational excursion to Barrackpore Police Academy & Gandhi Museum.(2015)
  • Field trip for 2nd year & 3rd year Honours students to Vivekananda Museum, Kolkata.(2015)


Freshers’ Welcome

Teachers’ Day Celebrations


Sl. No. Name Qualification & Degicnation Contact

Dr. Madhuparna Dutta

Assistant Professor
M.A., Ph.D

Dr. Somdatta Banerjee H.O.D., Assistant Professor
M.A, M.Phil, PhD

Smt. Devarati Mandal Assistant Professor
M.A, M.Phil, pursuing PhD

Smt. Sucharita Bhattacharya Part Time Lecturer
M.A., M.Phil

General subjects for Political Science Honours Candidates (Any Two)

Education,(Journalism & Mass com/Philosophy/Economics/Geography), (Elective English/Sanskrit), History


Information of Admission in Political Science (Hons) Course :

Fees for Admission in Political Science  Honors is Rs-2030(Without Journalism,Education and Geography as General Subjects)

(Extra Payment for Education Rs-720, for Journalism Rs. 3600 and for Geography Rs-2500 at the time of admission)