DURGAPUR GOVERNMENT COLLEGE

(GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL)

(NAAC Accredited College with A Grade)

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Avenue, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India - 713214

Courses

Durgapur Government College offers undergraduate courses in three streams: Arts, Science and Commerce; and post-graduate courses in three science subjects Chemistry, Conservation Biology and Geology under the affiliation of Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol.

Arts stream

The Bachelor of Arts requires three years of full time study consisting of six semesters. The College offers 6 honours courses and 6 programs in six arts subjects: Bengali, English, History, Philosophy, Political Science and Sanskrit. Apart from the specific honours and program subjects, the skill enhancement courses (SEC), ability enhancement compulsory course(AECC), generic courses (GE), discipline specific elective (DSE), modern Indian languages (MIL) are included in the curriculum of the affiliating university. Arts degrees are focused on increasing a students’ knowledge and critical thinking in accordance to the syllabus and curriculum prescribed by the affiliating university (Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol). These courses aim to prepare students with a sound knowledge and skills to connect across geographical, disciplinary, social and cultural boundaries, understand the importance of ethical behaviour and lifelong learning habits.

Science stream

The Bachelor of Science requires three years of full time study consisting of six semesters. The College offers 7 honours courses seven science subjects: Botany, Chemistry, Economics, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Zoology, and six science programs in six subjects: Botany, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics and Zoology, Apart from the specific honours and program subjects, the skill enhancement courses (SEC), ability enhancement compulsory course (AECC), generic courses (GE) and discipline specific elective (DSE) are included in the curriculum of the affiliating university.

Masters in Science degrees are offered in Chemistry, Conservation Biology and Geology, which requires two years of full time study consisting of four semesters. These courses introduce a wide range of topics to students, develop reasoning through unfamiliar problems through critical and analytical thinking and to find a systematic approach in analysing solving problems through teamwork with importance to safe laboratory practice and field work in Botany, Conservation Biology, Geology and Zoology programmes.

Commerce Stream

The Bachelor of Commerce requires three Years of full time study consisting of six semesters. The college offers honours course in Accountancy and Commerce program in Accountancy. It aims to provide students with the knowledge, tools of analysis and skills to understand and participate in the modern business and economic world.