The Department of Bengali starts its journey on 1959 under The Calcutta University and offered General three year degree course in Bengali. Later, B.A. three year Honours in Bengali was introduced in the year 1963 under the affiliation of The University of Burdwan. The Choice Based Credit System of three-year duration began in the year 2017 and is continuing successfully. From its inception the department experienced the incorporation of students from various socio-economic backgrounds and particularly most of them were/are first learner generation. Department offers Core Courses in Bengali Classical and Modern Literature. Postcolonial Literature, Partition Literature mainly in the eastern part of India, Popular Literature, Translation Studies, Academic Writing etc. Beyond the restricted curriculum the faculty members regularly conduct student-teacher meets. Apart from it department occasionally conduct Student Seminars and Invited Lectures. At present, there are five faculty members in the department. They prefer blended mode of learning and make use of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) tools to make lessons more attractive and presentable to the students. Professor Mihir Choudhury Kamillya (D.Lit.) was an eminent scholar of this department. Professor Kamillya was also served as a lecturer in this institution. Later he joined department of Bengali in The University of Burdwan as a professor. To cater students individually this department has a separate staffroom with Laptop, Desktop computers and a collection of reference books. Following the COVID pandemic, the use of Information and Communication Technologies has become critical to the teaching-learning process where the department has relentlessly made use of the digital platforms and has successfully encouraged the students to build up their technical know-how, which would immensely benefit them in the long run. At the same time teacher-student interaction in the classroom and on a one-to-one basis interaction in staffroom becomes the strong point of the department.