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Introduction to the Department of Anthropology

One of the oldest Departments in Bangabasi College, the Department of Anthropology has a glorious history since 1936, when it was offered as a subject in the Intermediate Course.  Degree General Course commenced from 1950 and Honours Course was offered since 1978.  The department is the pioneer one under the University of Calcutta achieving the glory of running the Honours course successfully over the decades and boasts of an illustrious alumni, well placed in various schools/colleges/universities over the country as well as abroad. Anthropological Survey of India, Cultural Research Institute, Indian Statistical Institute, Indian Institute of Management and other Government bodies are marked with the presence of the alumni of this department. Some are engaged in media also. Most of the years, the students of this department ranked first /second in the University final examination.