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Department of Assamese
Faculty Profile- adequacy and competency of faculty

The faculty as a separate discipline started functioning from the very beginning i.e., 1962. From the beginning theMajor(subject) was introduced in Assamese. The founder teachers of the department were Mohesh Ch. Bhatacharyya, Rameswar Saikia, Dr. Amal Rajkhowa and Dr. Prakah Goswami. Presently the department has four permanent teachers- Two Associate Professors, two Assistant Professors. The academic conditions in terms of faculty, teaching, learning evaluation is healthy and adequate. All the teachers of the department are sincerely engaged in scholarly pursuits.

Current Faculty Members

Name of the teacher

Designation

Qualification

Research Experience

Teaching Experience

Mrs. Anima Neog

Associate Professor

M.A.

 

28 years

Mr Kushal Kumar Das

SeniorAssistant Professor

M.A., HOD

 

18 years

Dr. Jyotirmoi Bordoloi

Assistant Professor

M.A.

Yes, Ph. D.

16 years

Mr. Tarun Loying

Assistant Professor

M.A.

 

14 years

Student profile-entry level competency, socio-economic status,language proficiency etc-
Students are admitted strictly on merit and constitutional reservation basis.They largely come from rural background and low, middle income group. They are mostly proficient in vernacular language. Though the students prefer vernacular language(i.e Assamese) in learning process; they also have workable knowledge of English.
Changes made in the courses or programmes during the past two years and contribution of faculty to those changes
The college is a constituent unit of the Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam. Hence the college has not much role to play in such changes. In the recent past, the University syllabi were modified to make it more relevant and updated. Subject-matters like Journalism, Translation Proficiency, Applied Linguistics, Comparative Indian Literature, World Literature etc. were included in our major syllabus. The introduction of the CBCS system which is introduced from 2019-20 session has brought drastic change in our curriculum.
Learning resources of the departments-library,computers,laboratories and other resources
The department has its own small library. It has a good number of text and reference books. It has a computer with internet facility.Students and teachers normally consult the departmental library and the central library which is quite rich in old and new books . The college subscribes the journals likeIndian Literature the Journal ofSahitya Academy, AsomSahityaSabha Patrika published by Asom Sahitya Sabha, Gariyosi(ISSN), Satsori(ISSN), Prantik(ISSN), OitiryaBarta(ISSN), Katha Guwahati etc.
Modern teaching methods practiced and use of Youtube, PPT& ICT in teaching/learning
Lecture method is normally followed by the teachers. Sometimes LCD projectors and computers are also used for comprehensive teaching by all faculty members. There is a separate digital classroom for the department. Apart from this tutorial classes and home assignment, group discussions, seminars are also arranged by the department. Sometimes teachers taken remedial classes for the backward students.
Participation of teachers in academic and personal counseling of students
Teachers of the department are always available for personal guidance to the students. They are very helpful to the students and encourage them for future prospects. Faculty members guide the students depending on their interest of the subjects. Teachers regularly participate in special coaching classes for students belonging to SC, ST and minority communities. From the last year a new system was developed in the form of Teacher Exchange Program for sharing resources and expertise in the teaching – learning process. Under this program, we have exchanged teachers with the neighboring colleges. In addition, students with difficulties are encouraged to have personal discussion outside their class rooms. Due to this, the student teacher relationship in the department has always remained excellent. Students feel free to seek advice from any teacher, at anytime of the day in the department.
Details of faculty development and teachers who have been benefited during the past four years
The teachers of the department have improved their skill by participating in various refresher/orientation courses and seminars/workshops/ Conferences, short term course programme etc. Most of the teachers regularly act as examiners, Scrutinizer, Head Examiner and some of them are actively engaged in research works also.

Name of the Teachers

Orientation/refresher course

Seminars / Workshops

Conferences

Anima Neog

  1. Attended Orientation course in 2003
  2. 19th August to 15th September, 2003
  3. 20th Oct to 09th Nov, 2011
  4. R/C - 16th July to 05th August, 2012, ASC, Guwahati University

Presented Paper in …….. UGC sponsored National Seminar.
Attended …… UGC Sponsored National Seminar.
Attended ….Workshop

  1. Life member of Asom Sahitya Sabha from 1997.
  2. Attended annual conference of Assam Sahitya Sabha from 1993
  3. Member, Sri Sri Sankardeva Mahasobha, 2011
  4. Member, National Federation of the blind, 2008.

Kushal Kumar Das, HOD

  1. O/C - 05/9/2005 - 02/10/2005
  2. R/C
    ASC,GUWAHATI UNIVERSITY
    24-6-2013 T0 14-7-2013 UGC
  3. R/C -22/10/2008 to 11/11/2008, Guwahati University
  4. R/C - 02/7/2014 to 22/7/2014 University of Burdwan (ASC)
  5. STC - 11/7/2017 to 17/7/2017 University of Burdwan (ASC)

Presented research paper in (6) UGC Sponsored National Seminar, one International seminar at D.U.
Attended 01 UGC Sponsored National Workshop

  1. Life Member of AsomXahityaSobha from 16-11-2014
  2. Life Member of Barbheti Unnyan Sammittee, Jorhat, Assam from 2017
  3. Member of ACTA from 2002

Dr. Jyotirmoi Bordoloi

  1. Attended Refresher Course in the Gauhati University from 14.12.2009 to 03;01.2010
  2. Attended Orientation Course in HRDC Gauhati University from 17/01/2017 to 15/02/2017
  1. Presented research paper in 14 UGC Sponsored National Seminar
  2. Attended 06 UGC Sponsored Seminar.
  3. 10 Workshops
  1. Attended annual conference of Assam Sahitya Sobha, 2008, 2009,2011.
  2. Attended annual conference of Tiwa Sahitya Sabha every year.
  3. Life member of Tiwa Mathonlai Tokhra.

 Mr. Tarun Loying

  1. Attended Orientation Programme  in Gauhati University from 11th Feb to 3rd March, 2015.

Attended … UGC sponsored National Workshop
Attended .. UGC sponsored National Seminar.
Presented Research       Attended ….Workshop

Attended annual conference of Mishing Agom Kc’ bang every year.

Departmental Activities
The department has a forum named Asamiya Bibhagiya Cho’ra. It has undertaken different activities including seminar, lectures, quiz, Departmental Reachers Magazine(Yearly), wall magazine, hand-written magazine, educational tours, Field Study etc.
Current Faculty Members
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Mr Kushal Kumar Das
M.A., Senior Associate Professor, H.O.D.

Mrs. Anima Neog
M.A., Associate Professor

Dr. Jyotirmoi Bordoloi
M.A., Assistant Professor

Mr. Tarun Loying
M.A., Assistant Professor

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