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Grants & Research Sub Committee

About the Subcommittee

Surendranath College is a 138 years old educational institute of repute not only in West Bengal but also in Eastern India. Most of the teaching faculty members are efficient in their research accomplishment. In the last decade, our faculty members imitating research have built their significant achievement in their respective fields and have also exposed their work in renowned peer reviewed National and International journals.
Since the 2006-2007 financial year till date the faculty members have secured Minor Research Projects and Major Research Projects funded by the UGC, DST-WB and other reputed funding agencies. All the research projects are successfully completed within the tenure. Significant research papers, book chapters, and books are being published on a regular basis in reputed peer reviewed and indexed National and International journals.
The faculty members also presented their research outcomes in different national and international conferences. Currently, the total number of faculty members having Ph.D. degrees is 55. Some of the faculty members are also guiding students for their Ph.D. research work and at present they are 5 in numbers.. Few of the faculty members are pursuing their research for M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees as well.
Surendranath College established a dedicated Central Research lab – Sir Surendranath Banerjee Advanced Research Centre, on the 5th floor of the Science Building. The aim of this centre is mainly to create a space and environment for further encouraging the faculty members and their research students to nurture their intellectual curiosity and their scientific and research pursuit.


  • To promote Research programs for faculty and students and encourage them to have a rational approach in their academic activities.
  • To monitor and administer the research activities and sanctioned grants received by College for pursuing research.
  • To encourage and facilitate interdisciplinary research among the Faculty members and students.
  • To encourage students to handle sophisticated instruments and carry out experiments related to the ‘Skill-based’ module of the CBCS syllabus.
  • To extend infrastructure to the master degree interns for pursuing dissertations.
  • To run webinars, seminars, workshops, and hands-on training courses on interdisciplinary areas of research.

Jt. Convenors: Barnali Ray Basu & Netai Roy

   -Nilansu Das
   -Sonali Ray
   -Debolina Basu
   -Apurba Biswas
   -Harishankar Biswas
   -Adity Sarbjna
   -Hari Sadhan Ghosh
   -Abhijit Kumar Ghosh
   -Tanmoy Mukhopadhyay
   -Niloy Kundu
   -Rajesh Saha




1.Grants received from Government and non-governmental agencies for research projects, endowments, Chairs in the institution during the last five years (INR in Lakhs)

Name of the Project/ Endowments, Chairs

Name of the Principal Investigator/Co-investigator

Department of Principal Investigator

Year of Award

Amount Sanctioned (INR in Lakhs)

Duration of the project

Name of the Funding Agency

Type (Government/ non-Government)

Study of Association between Insulin Receptor, Adiponectin and VDR Genetic Polymorphism and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome of Women Residing in West Bengal

Dr. Barnali Ray Basu (PI) / Dr. Sudip Saha and Dr. Nilansu Das (Co- Investigator)

Physiology (PI) Molecular Biology (Co-Investigator)


Rs. 21.258

Three Years

Department of Science & Technology and Biotechnology Department, Government of West Bengal


Ghamgeen Delhi : Hayat -o- fun

Dr Bilquis Begum



Rs 1.05

One Year



Physiological response from three native fish species from Indian Sundarban under different metal toxicity: An approach to determine extent of species specific metal toxicity

Dr. Adity Sarbajna



Rs. 5.95

Two Years (extended to three Years due to pandemic)

Department of Science & Technology and Biotechnology Department, Government of West Bengal


UGC-Minor Research Project- "Investigation of Seedling Morphology of some economic Indian gymnosperms for systematic applications"

Sonali Ray




Two Years



Immobilization of Bio-molecules and Characterization of Already prepared Chemically-tunable Carbon thin film (Hydrogenated diamond like carbon) and its Potential Application in Detection and Removal of Heavy Metal Ions Even in Low Concentration from Aqueous Solution.”

Dr. Hari Shankar Biswas



Rs. 5

Two Years



Nizami Badhuni ki qumai -o- watni Shairi ka tajiyati mutahlah

Dr Bilquis Begum



Rs 1.05 Lakh

Two Years



2.Conferences organised with the contribution of this cell:

National Conference on “Science and Technology: Rural Development” co-organised by Indian Science Congress Association on 20th and 21st January, 2020.

International Virtual Conference on “Innovation in Science Education” organised by Dept of Chemistry, Surendranath College and Faculty of Science, Lincoln University College and Dr. Tarak Nath Poddar Memorial Foundation, India, on 17th February, 2021.

3.Webinars, Awareness Programmes organised by the contribution of the cell:

*International Online Faculty Enrichment Programme on “Tips and Tricks for publishing in International Scientific Journals”

*Webinar on “Concept of Social Research” organised by Dept of Sociology, on 28th June, 2020.

*Webinar on “Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Technology Transfer” jointly organised by Dept of Botany, Chemistry, Physics and Zoology, under DBT-Star College Scheme, on 28th January, 2021.

*Invited Lecture on “Field Work ethics and research design”organised by Dept of Sociology, on 30th June, 2021.

*Webinar on “Sharing and Discussing Multi-disciplinary Research Experiences with Students and Faculties” jointly organised by Dept of Microbiology, on 7th October, 2021.

*Awareness programme on “PCOS: A Women Health Concern Beyond Infertility” jointly organised by Women Cell, Dept of Physiology and Research Cell, on 31st August, 2022, to mark the World PCOS Awareness Day (1st September)

4.The cell aided in undertaking Faculty Development Programme:

Name of Faculty

Type of leave

UGC Fellowship Details / Govt Order No.

Tenure of leave

Approval Date

Ph.D Supervisor

Dr. Netai Roy (Department of Mathematics)

Faculty Development Programme for Colleges for the Twelfth Plan (2012-2017) under UGC

No. F.TF. WC– 048-01/ 15-16 (ERO) dated 10.09.2015

04.02.2016 to 21.09.2017


Dr. Dulal Pal, Department of Mathematics, Visva- Bharati)

Dr. Aparajita Kundu (Department of Philosophy)

Faculty Development Programme for Colleges for the Twelfth Plan (2012-2017) under UGC

No. F.TF. WC– 048-02/ 15-16 (ERO) dated 10.09.2015

04.02.2016 to 29.01.2018

Dr. Maitreyee Datta, Department of Philosophy, Jadavpur University)

Baishali Pandit

(Department of Botany)

Faculty Development Programme for Colleges Department of Higher Education,

Govt. of West Bengal

Order No.

762-Edn (CS) dt. 03.12.2009.

15.06.2022 to 14.06.2022


Dr. Masrure Alam, Department of Biological

Sciences, Aliah University)

2. Teaching Faculty: Dr. Aparajita Kundu, Department of Philosophy.

(Completed Ph.D. under supervision of Dr. Maitreyee Datta in Department of Philosophy,

Jadavpur University)

UGC Fellowship details: No. F.TF. WC– 048-02/ 15-16 (ERO) dated 10.09.2015

[Under the Faculty Development Programme for Colleges for the Twelfth Plan (2012-2017)]

During the Period: 04.02.2016 to 29.01.2018

Approval date by the DPI:

Title of the thesis:

5.Publications of faculties in Journals and Books:

6.Research Collaboration:

*Institutional Collaboration:

  • MOU signed between Surendranath College and Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata (185/1, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, park Street,Mullick Bazar, Kolkata-700017)

*Collaboration of faculties:

  • Link..

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