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KALIMPONG COLLEGE

Govt. Aided College & Affiliated to North Bengal University
Recognized by UGC Under Section 2(f) and 12(B)
Year of Establishment: 1962 :: NAAC Accredited B++ (Cycle 2)
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
  About the Department:
  • Introduction 

The Department of History was introduced in the year 1962 along with the College. It was first started as a general course with 12 students.Mr. A.K. Chatterjee was the first faculty member of the department. In 1982 with 10 students the Honours course was introduced. At present both Honours and General course are offered. Presently department has sixteachers of which four are in Substantive posts and two are SACT.Two of the teachers are the alumni of the Department. The total number of students in the current session is 499 (79-Honours & 420- General). Apart from the central library of the college, the department has its own Departmental Library which offers books, slides, journals etc. to the students.The departmentorganize educational tours on regular basis to the nearby places of historical importance to create awareness about the of local history. Besides, student’s seminar, class tests, assignments, internal examination, tutorial and remedial classes etc. are the regular feature of the department. In order to guide the outgoing student’s the department also organises career counselling every year.  

 

Ex-students of the Department: 

Sl. No 

Name of the Students 

Session 

Current Status 

1 

Pema T. Bhutia 

2000 

Assistant Professor in History, Lilawati Mahavidhyalaya, Falakata, Alipudwar, WB 

2 

Sajil John 

2000 

Assistant Teacher, ITHSE, Kalimpong. 

3 

Hari Adhikari 

2001 

Assistant Teacher, JHSS, Kalimpong. 

4 

Kamal Khanal 

2001 

Assistant Professor in History, Kalimpong College, WB 

5 

 Satyendra Mishra 

2001 

Lead CSR, Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research Institute, Mumbai 

6 

Sisir Poudyal 

2001 

District Cooperative Education Instructor, WBCSC 

7 

Suman Tamang 

2002 

Revenue Officer,WBCS 

8 

Karma Bhutia 

2004 

ICDS Officer, WBCS 

9 

Pema Tsangmu Bhutia 

2005 

Assistant Professor in History, Pedong Government College, WBES 

10 

Narad Adhikari 

2005 

Field Officer, Cooperative Service Commission. 

11 

Rajat Tamang 

2008 

Assistant Professor in History, Derozio Memorial College, Kolkata 

12 

Rongphy Lepcha 

2008 

Govt. High School, Kalimpong, (WBPSC) 

13 

Changes Jude Sherpa 

2010 

Revenue Inspector, LLR & RRR, (WBCS) 

14 

Suk Tshering Lepcha 

2012 

West Bengal Subordinate Education Service (WBSES) 

15 

Arpan Thapa 

2012 

Assistant Teacher, SUMI, Kalimpong. 

16 

Manika Thapa 

2016 

SACT, Kalimpong College 

 

 

Present Number of students (2021-22): 

Sl. No. 

Odd Semester(July-December) 

Sl. No. 

Even Semester (January-June) 

Class 

Course 

Number of Students 

Class 

Course 

Number of Students 

1 

 

SEM I 

 

CC (Hons) 

33 

1 

SEM II 

CC (Hons) 

30 

DSC (Pass) 

119 

DSC (Pass) 

119 

GE (Hons) 

44 

GE (Hons) 

44 

2 

SEM III 

CC (Hons) 

24 

2 

SEM IV 

CC (Hons) 

24 

DSC (Pass) 

83 

DSC (Pass) 

83 

GE (Hons) 

01 

GE (Hons) 

01 

3 

SEM V 

CC (Hons) 

25 

3 

SEM VI 

CC (Hons) 

25 

DSE (Pass) 

137 

DSE (Pass) 

137 

GE (Pass) 

37 

GE (pass) 

37 

Total 

Honours- 82 

502 

Total 

Honours-  79 

499 

Pass- 420 

Pass- 420