Tripura University, Tripura

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Department of Bengali

Department of Bengali

The Department of Bengali was established in 1977 in the erstwhile Postgraduate centre of Calcutta University. In 1987, it was integral part the Faculty of Arts & Commerce when Tripura University was established.

Thrust area of the Syllabus & Research Programmes: Old, Medieval & Modern Literature & Language; Historical, Cultural background & Literature of Tripura, North-East & Bangladesh. Research Programme includes Medieval & Modern Bengali Novels, Short stories, Poetry, Drama, Folk-Literature, Linguistics, Tagore studies, Tribal Literature & Language (Kokborok).

Special Contribution of the Department:
=> Diploma course in Kokborok, the major tribal language of Tripura was started by the Bengali Department. ( Now Kokborok is being taught in a separate Department at Gandhighat, Agartala)
=> Research works being carried out on Regional History, culture & Literature of Tripura.

Courses Offered :

=> B.A. Bengali
=> M.A. Bengali
=> Ph.D. Bengali

Major Thrust Area of Research:

- Folk Studies
- Medieval Studies
- Tribal Studies
- Tagore Studies
- Fiction
- Gender Studies

Contact Details

Department of Bengali
Tripura University,

email : hod_bengali[at]


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