History of the Department
The first appointed teachers were D.M. Bose as the Rashbehary Ghose Professor and C.V. Raman as the Taraknath Palit Professor. These appointments were made in 1914. Bose went to Germany and came back to join the Department in 1919. Raman joined in 1917, preceded by two other teachers in 1916, when the M.Sc. classes started.

Past teachers of the department

Debendramohan Bose || Jogeshchandra Mukherjee || Phanindranath Ghosh ||
Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman || Satyendranath Bose || Meghnad Saha ||
Sisirkumar Mitra || Susilkumar Acharyya || Bidhubhushan Ray ||
Brajendranath Chakrabarti || Durgadas Banerjee || Hrishikes Rakshit ||
Jatindranath Bhar || Pareshchandra Bhattacharya || Shyamadas Chatterjee ||
Niraj Nath Dasgupta || Arun Kumar Dutta || Samarendranath Ghoshal ||
Prabahan Kamal Kabir || Basantidulal Nag Chaudhuri || Sudhansu Datta Majumdar ||
Kamalaksha Dasgupta || Sibabrata Bhattacharya || Subodhnath Bagchi ||
Satishranjan Khastagir || Aparesh Chatterjee || Purnangshu Kumar Roy ||
Jyotirmoy Das || Dwijendralal Bhattacharya || Nityaranjan Pan || Ashim Kumar Ganguly ||
Santosh Kumar Sarkar || Chanchal Kumar Majumder || Mihir Kumar Roy ||
Utpal Chaudhuri || Binayak Ghosh || Arun Kumar Das || Pradip Narayan Ghosh ||
Kartick Chandra Das || Ramendra Kumar Poddar || Buddhadeb Bagchi ||
Manoranjan Saha || Dilip Sen || Dilip Banerjee || Asit Baran Sanyal ||
Ramendra Kumar Kar || Priyabrata Roychowdhury || Asok Ranjan Thakur ||
Prasanta Kumar Bhattacharyya || Tapan Kumar Das.

For the history of the first 20 years of the department, click here

An article on Prof P K Roy by Dr. Charles W. Ervin 




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