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Rammohan College

Rammohan College

A Unit of Brahmo Samaj Education Society
NAAC Re-Accredited B++ College

Raja Rammhan Roy

Department of Physiology

About the Department

The Department of Physiology, Rammohan College came into existence from the beginning of the College in 1961 as pass undergraduate programme. In 1980 physiology honours was introduced as a degree course. In that year the department had three students only which is around forty in the recent years. The strength of the department is excellence in teaching. The alumni of the Department occupy high positions in academia.

After 25 years of successful teaching of Physiology (Hons.) at the undergraduate level from 1980, the University of Calcutta has extended affiliation to Rammohan College for teaching “M.Sc in Human Physiology" course in the year 2006. From then, this course is successfully continuing during day-time and on a Co-educational basis. The number of seats in each semester is 25.

Several students from this section are now engaged in teaching and/or research, both in national and international institutes.

Academic Programme

  • University of Calcutta recommended three years B.Sc.Honours Course
  • University of Calcutta recommended three years B.Sc. General Course
  • M. Sc. in Human Physiology affiliated to University of Calcutta (Semester system)

Teaching faculty (UG)

Dr. Gouriprosad Datta
M.Sc., Ph.D.,
Associate Professor
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Dr. Sahana Majumder
M.Sc., Ph.D.,
Associate Professor.
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Ms Trina Kundu
Assistant Professor
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Dr. Sonali Ghosh
M.Sc., Ph.D.,
Head and Assistant Professor
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Dipankar Mahapatra
M.Sc in Life Science, NIT Rourkela.
Assistant Professors.
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Ms. Iman Hazra
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Dr. Neela De
M.Sc., Ph.D.,
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Non teaching staff (UG)

  1. Sri Gouri Sankar Dutta
  2. Sri Arup Chowdhury
  3. Sri Debasis Dey

Teaching faculty (PG)

In addition to the existing teaching faculty of the college, around 15 teachers from different Universities, Research Institutes and Colleges regularly take classes of this course as Guest faculty.

Sl. No. Name of the Teacher


1. Dr. Pranabesh Nath Retired, City College
2. Dr Anindya Kumar Ganguly Retired BHEL
3. Dr. Amar Kumar Chandra Retired, University of Calcutta
4. Prof Bithi Sarkar Retired, University of Calcutta
5. Dr. Amit Banerjee University of Calcutta
6. Dr. Subhasis Sahu Kalyani University
7. Dr. Sankarasis Banerjee West Bengal State University
8. Dr Kuladip Jana Bose Institute
9. Dr. Tapan Kumar Ghosh City College
10. Dr Swadesh Kumar De City College
11. Dr. Samarendra Nath Banerjee Rammohan College
12. Dr. Shantanu Das Rammohan College
13. Dr. Anirban Mitra Institute of Genetic Engineering

To maintain the basic infrastructure, one library and one office has been developed for the PG section. The following persons are engaged in this section.

Sl. No. Name of the Teacher


1. Ms Pritikana Roy Librarian
2. Sri Tridib Chakraborty Accounts in Charge
3. Sri Amitava Mahapatra Office Assistant
4. Sri Hemanta Das Laboratory Assistant
5. Sri Mohan Aich General duty assistant
6. Sri Arup Chowdhury General duty assistant
7. Sri Munilal Paswan General duty assistant

Research Wing

For greater academic interest and advancement of learning, from 2010, one Research wing has been developed in the department and in the meantime, four candidates have been awarded the degree of Ph.D. by the University of Calcutta. Presently, eight research scholars are actively engaged in research work for a Ph.D. in various related fields of Physiology like Pharmacology, Microbiology, Ergonomics, Social physiology, and Sports physiology.

The supervisors and research scholars have jointly published more than 15 original research articles in various national and international indexed journals of repute.

The teachers received grants for running research projects from the following funding agencies:-

  1. University Grants Commission (UGC) Major research project.
  2. Dept. of Science and Technology (DST), West Bengal.
  3. University Grants Commission (UGC) Minor research project.

For research on animals, there is one animal house facility in the college, and to monitor this, there is an “Institutional Animal Ethics Committee” registered under CPCSEA, Govt. of India.