The Bengali Department of Plassey College started its journey in 2010. Initially confined to General Course, it has been offering Honours course to the students since 2014. The courses have been approved by the higher education department, Govt. of W.B, and are affiliated by the University of Kalyani. The department had a difficult but eventful beginning, with a small number of students but was determined to impart knowledge of education since the very first day.
The department began its ride in the hands of Mr. Dipak Kumar Dutta and Mr. Antim Kumar Dutta, and then was fostered by the likes of Mr. Arunava Mitra, Mr. Dipankar Dey and Mr. Bijay Sannyal.
The intake capacity for Honours Course at the beginning was 30 (thirty) which is now expanded to 60 (sixty).
The mission of the department is to deliver quality education by providing a healthy educational environment, motivation and cultural awareness. The faculty members are dedicated and determined to encourage the students by making them participate in various co-curricular activities.
At present, in the department, there are six teachers: Mr. Probir Kumar Baidya, Mr. Junazar Islam, Miss Ananya Chattterjee, Mrs. Chaitali Biswas, Mr. Suvasish Mondal and Mr. Jayanta Mondal. Mr. Junazar Islam, Assistant Professor, has been acting as the Head of the Dept. since 2017.