Introduction:-The History Department of Plassey College started its journey in the year of 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 beginning, with a small number of students but was determined to impart knowledge since the very first day.
The department began its ride in the hands of Mr. Radha Madhab Saha (acted as T.I.C also), Mr. Sudipta Halder and Mrs. Atriya Sarkar, and then was fostered by the likes of Mr.Giban-Ur-Rahaman, Mr. Aritra Rudra, and Mr. Mehedi Hasan Ukil.
The intake capacity of Honours Course at the beginning was 30 (thirty) which is now expanded to 60 (sixty).
Vision:-The department sincerely desires to deliver quality of education with a prosperous educational environment. The faculty members are dedicated and determined to encourage the students by making them participate in various co-curricular activities.
Academic Achievement: Very recently Ikbal Sk passed the final university examination (Three Years Honours Course) with 61.5% marks (First Class). Bilkis Ara, Habibur Sk have achieved first class with 61% and 62.5% marks respectively in Part-I Honours Examination.
Departmental Activities:-The Department undertakes various academic activities as well as cocurricular activities. Department organizes the screening of cinemas in every year for academic and entertainment purposes. Meanwhile, it has organized a State-level Seminar titled “Confronting Globalization: Their Idea and Our Life” with a great success. Every year, a wall magazine is published with the cordial participation of teachers and students. We hope, in future, we will be able to enrich our department trough such various positive steps.
Teaching Faculty:-At present, in the department, there are seven teachers: Mrs. Atriya Sarkar, Mrs. Sumila Khatun, Mr. Sandipan Paul, Miss Mitali Pal, Mr. Subhadip Ghosh, Mr. Subhendu Biswas and Miss Indrani Dutta. Mrs. Atriya Sarkar has been acting as the Head of the Dept. since 2012.