About Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur university
The Department of Comparative Literature (Comp.Lit) was coined in the year 1956. It is one of the distinguished department, which offer a subject which is distinct not only in India, but also in Asia. Department offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. For the last two decades, the department has widened its sphere of learning to all-important Indian languages for comparative studies. It also exerts special emphases on African, Latin American and Australian Literature that are otherwise neglected in the taught programmes of the major departments of the Indian Universities.