2020 is an
exceptional year in all sense of the term. The pandemic year has affected
education like never before. Never before has the world witnessed such a threat
to students' life and career. Higher education has received a hard blow and the
schedule for a new session is still on the anvil .The fate of students is
almost the same worldwide.
are meant to be encountered not avoided. We look forward to a meaningful future
by battling against all odds. The calamity is global and the need to fight it
out requires collective strength. The pandemic has taught us to go borderless
and beyond discrimination.
It is clear by
now that life henceforth will revolve around the new normal. Masks, gloves,
sanitizers and social distancing will be the new norm. We are yet not sure when
in - person classes can be held. To sustain good health and secure young lives
should be our prime concern at the moment. There might be a delayed start to
the classes and semester durations might suffer but all such deviations have to
be taken in the right spirit and not make us panic too hard. We need to have
faith and trust in each other and patiently wait for the stable times to
The process of
learning is as immortal as the virus itself. It is synonymous with the human
race and humans are here to stay. Vaccines are almost at our doorstep to
eliminate the virus but no force in the world is strong enough to restrict the
flow of Higher Learning. So a cheer up to all the new entrants to this college.
A warm welcome to the new batch of 2020!
You are the
third batch in the CBCS mode launched by the university in 2018. The system
lays equal stress on Attendance, Internal Examination, Tutorials, and End
Semester Test. The UG course entails six semesters in three years with each
semester spanning six months. The system is demanding and calls for your active
participation and serious engagement.
the new normal can vary from online or offline to a blend of both. Right now we
are spectators to an evolving situation and nothing can be declared with
finality. However, the comfort and convenience of our students is always our
priority. You have been bravehearts for the last five months and I am sure you
will continue to be so. Our battle against the unseen enemy will soon be won.
health to all!
Dr. Asok Mukhopadhyay
27 July 2020, Kolkata