Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur university Comparative Literature Jadavpur University Kolkatta

Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur university
Kolkata / Calcutta , West Bengal

Established in :1956

Accredited by: Other
Affiliated to:Jadavpur University
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About Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur university

The Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University enjoys the reputation of a distinguished department to offer a subject which is distinct not only in India, but also in Asia. 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. 

Courses Offered at Comparative Literature Jadavpur University Kolkatta

The College offers course Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and Master of Philosophy.

Masters Degree Courses (2)
  • Master of Arts (Comparative Literature)

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  • Master of Philosophy (Comparative Literature)

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Bachelors Degree Courses (1)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Comparative Literature

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Available College Facilities

The department’s infrastructure is well furnished with all modern facilities.

Hostel Facilities

The university provides 13 (4 for Girls and 9 for Boys) hostels with provision for accommodating over 1500 students. Accommodation in both Women’s hostel and Boys’ hostel.

Laboratory Facilities

All the laboratories are well equipped with latest instruments and technologies.


Central Library has over 598594 volumes of books on record (including the Salt lake Campus Library and those loaned to Departmental Libraries), 80,000 bound volumes of journals, 13000 theses and dissertations, and 37,000 items of non-book materials such as reports pamphlets, maps and micro-forms.

Classroom Facilities

All the classrooms of the department are well furnished with all modern facilities.

Eminent Faculty Members

A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Department Comparative Literature Jadavpur university.

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Salt Lake Campus Block LB, Plot No. 8 Sector - III Kolkata-700 098

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