Women's College, Calcutta

Women's College, Calcutta

P-29, Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue,
Kolkata - 700003

Department of Music

About the Department


The Department of Music was established in 1992 (HS) and affiliated by University of Calcutta in 1995. This is the only Music department offering general degree to under graduate students in North Calcutta. This department has two full-time teachers and one accompanist. Experienced teachers with conscious efforts invest in developing each student of this department. Every teacher is constantly striving to improve the academic and performing fields of the students. Our goal and objective are not only to make a student a singer, but also to make her proficient in music with knowledge.

*''নবিদ্যা সংগীতাৎপরা"*


B. A. (General) (in semester-wise CBCS pattern)


  • Musical instrument- 18
  • Internet facility to Wi-Fi-Yes
  • No. of books in central library- 600 *
  • No. of computers- 01
  • No. of books in seminar library- 300
  • No. of Laboratories - 01

Online Learning:

Department of Music is taking video interactive classes through various video conferencing apps. It offers teaching learning facility by posting music video and PDF files via online media. Many projects are done through online platforms such as world music day with semi classical, light music, folk music of many regions etc.

UGC-sponsored International Seminar:

Department of Music and Economics in collaboration with Rabindra Bharati University

Topic: Lyrics and Music of Rabindra Sangeet and Other Bengali Songs

Resource persons:

1. Soumitra Shekhar ( Dhaka University)

2. Smt Rezwana Chowdhury Banya ( Dhaka)

Department's Internal Seminars and Special Lectures:

1.Topic- 'Translation of Rabindra Sangeet'

Date-23.07.2016, Speaker: Renowned singer Dr. Indrani Sen

1.Topic- 'The influence of songs in human life'
Date- 17.12.2015, Speaker: Shilpi Aditya Basu

2.Topic- 'The legends from the history of Indian music'

Dated 07.01.2016 Speaker: Shilpi Aditya Basu

Other Activities:

Department of Music celebrates World Music Day online during the pandemic (Click to open)

Every year the Music Department prepares and organizes a variety of events such as cultural competitions, college social programs, Saraswati Puja, departmental 5th September celebration. Our students have won various competitions at regional and national levels.


Madhuchhanda Manna
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: M. A. (Rabindra Sangeet), UGC-NET (2013)
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Smt. Shilpi Aditya Basu
Designation: State Aided College Teacher
Qualification: M. A. (Rabindra Sangeet)
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Sri Abhijeet Sardar
Designation: Accompanist
Qualification: M. A. ( Instrument- Percussion)
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