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Department of Philosophy
Brief history of the department

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:

  1. Late. Bodiuz Zaman
  2. Late. Mahesh Ch. Dutta
  3. Late Chandrasekhar Phukan

Student Profile

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.

Change made in the courses or programmes during the past two years and the contribution of the faculty to these changes
The college is a constituent unit of the DibrugarhUniversity. Hence the college has no role to play in such changes. The university syllabi are modified to make it more relevant and update. Newly, CBCS course has started in 2019.
Learning resources of the departments- Library, computers, and other resources
The department has its own library which is quite good in collection of books. It has one computer and internet facility. Students and teachers normally consult the departmental library and the central library which is quite rich in old and new books.
Modern teaching methods practiced and use of ICT in teaching-learning
Normally lecture method is used. Digital classroom is used for comprehensive teaching. Apart from this procedure, tutorial classes, home assignment are also arranged by the faculty, group discussion, seminar etc. are also arranged among the students. Teachers are available beyond class hours for academic interaction with students.
Participation of teachers in academic and personal counselling of students

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.

Current Faculty Members
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Mrs. Minoti Gogoi
Associate Prof, H.O.D.

Mrs. Rupamoni Dutta
Associate Prof.

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