Hiralal Mazumdar Memorial College for Women

Re-Accredited by NAAC with B++ Grade - 2016

Department Of History

About Department

PART 3 EXAM MAIL ID 2020: part3exam2020history@gmail.com

  • Year of Establishment

General   -  1959 ,  Honours  -  1995.

  • Infrastructure :

Departmental  room

A well equipped seminar library

Facility to use the central infrastructure  of the college such as central library

Department has its own Historical Museum.

  • Courses  Offered: 

UG General  & Honours in History

  • Intake capacity:



  • Brief of the Dept :

History Department of HMMCW started its journey from 1959 and Honours course was initiated in 1995. It was enriched with dedicated teachers who always tried their level best for academic upliftment of students. Extension lectures/seminars had been arranged  and students used to participate in NCC , NSS related activities, Sports, students” seminar of  other departments such as Political Science, cultural programmes/dance performances, excursion/ study visit to Indian Museum,  WB Itihas Samsad , quiz/debate competition etc. Teachers of the Dept. used to participate in College Seminars, workshops, various cultural programmes, sports, seminars of different academic institutions and published articles in reputed journals etc. It must be added that  a vibrant atmosphere always prevails in this department undoubtedly.From taking online classes, participating in webinars and other regular academic activities teachers from the Department of History has been taking part in various outreach activities directly related to the community since and before the lockdown due to Covid-19.From taking online classes, participating in webinars and other regular academic activities teachers from the Department of History has been taking part in various outreach activities directly related to the community since and before the lockdown due to Covid-19.

  • Departmental  Activities :

  1. Regular online Classes during pandemic situation related lockdown stage:  Whatsapp,  Conference Call ,Google Duo, Google Meet, Teamlink etc. various modes used for online teaching. Youtube lectures had been prepared by  some of Dept. teachers  ( SACT teachers: Smt. Soumita Mallick and Smt. Aatreyee Bhattacharyya) successfully.

  2. Initiative taken for online Internal  Assessments for both Hons. and General  classes.

  3. Study materials and question banks uploaded  by DR. Sreyasi Ghosh ( Asstt. Prof. And HOD) in College Website: Academic resource bank portion of History Dept.

  4. Online  Rabindra Jayanti  celebration by students of History Dept. and Youtube presentations related to Rabindra Pranam related themes under supervision of Smt. Aatreyee Bhattacharyya ( SACT teacher) and DR. Madhumita Mondal ( Asstt. Prof.).

  5. Youtube  presentations  prepared through initiative of Dept. faculty Smt. Aatreyee Bhattacharyya on themes related to tribute to Corona Warriors and activities of Social Outreach Cell of HMMCW in Nivedita Colony.

  6. Youtube presentations  by Smt. Soumita Mallick ( SACT teacher) and DR. Madhumita Mondal ( Asstt. Prof.) on themes related to the project entitled Pandemics in History ( Inventor of project- Principal Madam of HMMCW).

  7. Participation in many seminars, workshops, webinars etc.

  8. Participation in various cultural programmes of the college by Dept. faculty Smt. Ranjana Banerjee ( at present SACT teacher)  by performing  Rabindrasangit .

  9. Extension lectures delivered by renowned scholars such as Prof. Sachindranath  Bhattacharyya ( Retired Professor of Museology of  C.U.).  Dept. teachers such as Smt . Maitrayee Mukherjee and Smt. Monjila Khatun (  now SACT teachers) actively gave endeavour in arrangement of those programmes ( Extension lectures on Museology dated 24.4.2019 and 26.8.2019).

  10. Webinar  arranged by History  Dept. on 04.6.2020 on the theme related to Pandemics in History and speaker was DR. Sahara Ahmed ( Associate Professor and HOD of History Dept. of RBU). Teachers of many departments of HMMCW, and from various other academic institutions participated in that webinar.

  11. Dept. cultural  programme ( Agamoni Utsav) on empowerment of women related themes on 30.9.2019. Performance of students of History Dept.  made it enriching.

  12. Dept. cultural programme by students of 2nd and 4th semester on themes related to farewell of 3rd year students and Basanta Utsav ( Dated- 03.3.2020).

  13. Together with students and colleagues from other departments Dr. Madhumita Mondal organized fund raising and sensitization programme under the directives of National Foundation for Communal Harmony (Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India). She also delivered a speech in an awareness campaign on communal harmony organized by the NCC unit of our college.

  14. On the occasion of 150 Years of Celebrating the Mahatma, Dr. Madhumita Mondal participated in a live programme in DD I to speak on Gandhi’s role in women empowerment. 

  15.  In response to the directive of our Principal Madam, Aatreyee Bhattacharya and Dr. Madhumita Mondal arranged for Sanitary Napkins with the help of SWAYAM, an organization that works for women’s causes, for the needy women live in a slum adopted by our college.

  16. The teachers of the departments took part in raising fund to support cyclone Amphan affected people of Sunderbans region and they distributed food, clothes, tarpaulin and other goods to needy people of the regions and  raised fund to support differently abled people, especially for those who are visually challenged. Also the teachers offered financial support to cyclone Amphan affected needy students immediate after the cyclone. Teachers from the department counseled a number of students who felt different type of problems due to lockdown situations and contacted teachers for support.