Sl. Name of the Faculty Educational Qualifications Research Interest Designation Teaching Experience (yrs)
1 Gautam Mukhopadhyay M.A., Ph.D. International Relations Associate Professor 25
2 Rima Chatterjee M.A., Ph.D. Environmental Politics Associate Professor 19
3 Somali Mukherjee  M.A., Ph.D. International Relations Assistant Professor 11
4 Rakibul Shaikh (HOD) M.A.,M.Phil. Indian Politics Assistant Professor 02
5 Aniket Goswami M.A. Cultural Politics SACT-II 02
6 Atanu Gupta M.A. Public Administration SACT-I 02


Sl. Name of the Faculty Session -2020-2021
1 Gautam Mukhopadhyay Semester: II, IV & VI
2 Rima Chatterjeee Semester: II, IV & VI
3 Somali Mukherjee Semester: II, IV & VI
4 Rakibul Shaikh Semester: II, IV & VI
5 Atanu Gupta Semester: II, IV & VI
6 Aniket Goswami Semester: II, IV & VI

Dr. Rima Chatterjee recently completed a UGC sponsored minor research project, ‘Dribbling with Dainty Feet : Women footballer’, of West Bengal; during the period 2014-2016.

Research activity 2014-2021

Sl. Type of publication from the Department Number
1 Books/Book chapters/Paper Published in National/
International Conference Proceedings
2 Completed Project 1

Departmental Activities

Webinar held on 15th May, 2020

Topic: Women’s Movement in Post-Independent India – Changing Issues and Emerging Challenges
Speaker: Speaker: Dr. Molly Ghosh, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College
Platform: Cisco Webex Meetings organised through GDC Courseware

Students’ Seminar: The department organized a joint student seminar on 23.02.2018 on the following topics:

  1. 1st Year (Hons.) students spoke on Marxism, the Indian Constitution
  2. 2nd Year (Hons.) students spoke on New Social Movements, Regional Organization

Wall magazine: The topic was US Presidential Election. Educational Tour to the West Bengal Legislative Assembly was organized on 05th March 2018.

Special lecture organized by the Dept.:

  1. Prof. Bishnupriya Roychowdhury, reputed faculty member of Behala College, on 18.09.2017, delivered an extension lecture on ‘SAARC and Its Implications for South Asia’.
  2. Dr. Naved Jamal, an eminent faculty from Jamia Milia Islamia University on 27.03.2018 delivered a special extension lecture on ‘Changing Contours of Indian Foreign Policy’

Participation in Youth Parliament

The students of the department participated in the youth parliament sponsored by the Government of West Bengal and organized by the Behala College on 19.11.2017.

The Department organized a UGC-sponsored Seminar on ‘Media, Politics and Economics in Post Globalization India’ in September, 2016.