Syllabus and Subjects for Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Bengali):

Semester I

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Subjects of Study


Paper I - Socio-cultural background of Bengali

Paper II - Ancient and Medieval Literature

Paper III - History of Literature (Ancient & Medieval)

Paper IV - Concurrent – Qualifying Language

Semester II


Paper V - 19th Century Poetry

Paper VI - 19th Century Play

Paper VII - 19th Century Fiction & Rhetoric

Paper VIII - Concurrent – Credit Language

Semester III


Paper IX - Tagore (i) (Novel, Criticism, Autobiography)

Paper X - Indian Literature in Translation

Paper XI - 20th Century Literature (Novels)

Paper XII - Concurrent – Interdisciplinary

Semester IV


Paper XIII - Tagore (ii) (Novel, Criticism, Autobiography)

Paper XIV - 20th Century Literature (Short Stories)

Paper XV - Concurrent – Discipline Centred I

Semester V

Paper XVIII - Post Tagore Poetry


Paper XVI - History of Literature (19th & 20th Century)

Paper XVII - Bengali Linguistics & Prosody

Semester VI


Paper XIX - Prose (Non-Fictional)

Paper XX - Literary Theory & Criticism

Paper XXI - Concurrent – Discipline Centred II