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 (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.

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.

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

Library Facilities

The library of the Department is well kit out with all kind of necessary resources and assist learners in their choice of course. Department of Comparative Literature (Comp.Lit) has following resources:-


No. of books: 7776 + gift books 1635 = 9411


Sports Facilities

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

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 CampusBlock LB, Plot No. 8 Sector - III Kolkata-700 098

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