Dr Nabanita Chakrabarti MA, MPhil, PhD

Current Positions :

• Principal, Heramba Chandra College

• President, South City Co-ordination Committee (a body for College Infrastructure Augmentation and Maintenance for three colleges, i.e. Sivanath Sastri College, Heramba Chandra College and Prafulla Chandra College, run in the same building in three shifts)


Previous Positions :

  • IQAC Co-ordinator, Heramba Chandra College
  • Editor, উচ্চাইঃশ্রবা [Uchchaihshraba], a journal on Bengali Language and Literature published by Department of Bengali, Heramba Chandra College
  • Head, Department of Bengali, Heramba Chandra College
  • Professor-in-charge, Library, Heramba Chandra College
  • Convenor, Library Committee, Heramba Chandra College
  • Convenor, Women Development Cell, Heramba Chandra College
  • Member (Government Nominee), Governing Body, Umeshchandra College
  • Secretary, Pratyarpan, a non-governmental organization for raising funds for economically weaker students, people affected by natural disasters etc.


Academic Experiences :

  • Associate Professor, Department of Bengali, Heramba Chandra College (15-03-2015 to 03-08-2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Bengali, Heramba Chandra College (15-03-1994 to 14-03-2015)


Education :

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Arts from Jadavpur University in 1995
  • Master of Philosophy in Bengali from Jadavpur University in 1991
  • Master of Arts in Bengali from University of Calcutta in 1984
  • Bachelor of Arts in Bengali from University of Calcutta (Muralidhar Girls' College) in 1982 
  • Higher Secondary under West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (St John's Diocesan Girls' Higher Secondary School) in 1979
  • Secondary under West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (Sakhawat Memorial Govt Girls’ High School) in 1977


Research Interests :
Novels and Short Stories
Research Outcomes :

  • PhD Thesis : আধুনিক  বাংলা  ছোটগল্প  : সতীনাথ  ভাদুড়ী  - সুবোধ  ঘোষ  - কামাল  কুমার  মজুমদার  : গদ্যশৈলী  বিশ্লেষণ  [Adhunik bangla chhotagalpa : Satinath Bhaduri - Subodh Ghosh - Kamal Kumar Majumder : gadyashaili bishleshan]
  • MPhil Thesis : ছোটগল্পকার  কামাল  কুমার  মজুমদার  [Chhotagalpakar Kamal Kumar Majumder]


Books authored :

  • অভিনব  বাংলা  ব্যাকরণ  ও  রচনা   [Abhinaba bangla byakaran o rachana] published by Abhinaba Prakashan in 2005 with Dr Buddhadeb Mondal
  • বাংলা  ছোট  গল্পের  গদ্য  শৈলী  : সতীনাথ  ভাদুড়ী  - সুবোধ  ঘোষ  - কামাল  কুমার  মজুমদার [Bangla chhoto galper goddo shoili : Satinath Bhaduri - Subodh Ghosh - Kamal Kumar Majumder] published by Shantanu Chakrabarti in 2002
  • সাহিত্যবিতান  1 : ষষ্ঠ  শ্রেণীর  জন্য [Sahityabitan 1 : shashtha shrenir janya] published by Bharati Bhawan Publishers and Distributors in 2000, ISBN 8177093800
  • সাহিত্যবিতান  2 : সপ্তম  শ্রেণীর  জন্য [Sahityabitan 2 : saptam shrenir janya] published by Bharati Bhawan Publishers and Distributors in 2000, ISBN 8177093819
  • সাহিত্যবিতান  3 : অষ্টম  শ্রেণীর  জন্য [Sahityabitan 3 : ashtam shrenir janya] published by Bharati Bhawan Publishers and Distributors in 2000, ISBN 8177093991


Book compiled :
বাংলা  সাহিত্যের  কয়েকজন [Bangla sahityer kayekjan] published by Heramba Chandra College in 2005 with Buddhadeb Mondal, Satarupa Sarkar and Sanghamitra Das
Research Article  :
“  উত্তর -উপনিবেশবাদের  আলোয়  কামাল  কুমার  মজুমদার -এর  ছোটগল্পের  ভাষা  [Uttar-upanibeshbader aloy Kamal Kumar Majumder-er chhotagalper bhasha]” in the book entitled “ঔপনিবেশিক  ও  উত্তর -ঔপনিবেশিক  বাংলা  সাহিত্য  : তৃতীয়া  উজ্জীবনী  পাঠামালার  নির্বাচিত  প্রবন্ধ   [Aupanibeshik o uttar-aupanibeshik bangla sahitya : tritiya ujjibani pathamalar nirbachita prabandha]” compiled by Satyabati Giri and Dipanwita Ghosh published by Academic Staff College, Jadavpur University in 2001
Special Guest :
In one-day seminar entitled "রক্তকারাবি  : প্যাপারহির  আরহালে  সাতবর্ষা  যাপন [Raktakarabi : pnaprhir arhale shatabarsha yapan]" on the occasion of hundred year anniversary of Tagore's drama "Raktakarabi" organized by Department of Bengali, Garbeta College and Department of Bengali, Panchla Mahavidyalaya in association with IQAC, Garbeta College at Garbeta College, Pashchim Medinipur, West Bengal on 21-12-2023
Achievement :

  • Shiksharatna Award 2020 by Government of West Bengal
  • Outstanding Teacher Award 2020-21 by Presidency University
  • Outstanding Teacher Award 2023-24 by Presidency University

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