The department of philosophy, Jorhat college has been started from 1962 when the college was established itself. The department of philosophy came into being as separate department from the very beginning of the college i.e., 1962. With the response to the demand of time the major courses was introduced from 1994. Since then a number of students have been offering philosophy as a major subject.
Presently the department has two fulltime teachers and two part time teachers. The academic condition in terms of quality of faculty and learning transfer process is healthy and adequate. All the teachers of the department are sincerely engaged in scholarly pursuits.
Founder faculties of the philosophy department:
Students are admitted in major strictly on merit. Students largely come from rural background from low and middle income group. Students are mostly proficient in mother tongue. They also have workable knowledge of Hindi and English. The subject is equally preferred by both the genders.
The 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. Teachers regularly participate in special coaching classes for students belonging to the Sc, ST, and minority communities. In addition to this, students with difficulties are encouraged to have personal discussion outside their class-room. Due to this the students’ teachers’ relationship in the department has always remained excellent. Students now feel free to seek advice from any teachers, at any time of the day in the department.