Vijaygarh jyotish ray college

Affiliated Under University of Calcutta. Registered under 2f & 12B of UGC Act Under Graduate with Post Graduate Courses, Re-Accredited by NAAC (3rd Cycle) (Grade - A); Funded by RUSA; DBT-BOOST, Ranked in NIRF, AISHE

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Dr. Samiparna Rakshit, HOD

Dr. Samiparna Rakshit, MA, B.Ed, PhD is an Assistant Professor of History. She has been teaching for the last 20 years and taught in different reputed Colleges and Universities of India. At present she is teaching at Vijaygarh Jyotish Ray College, Kolkata affiliated to University of Calcutta. She was conferred with Doctoral Degree in History by Jadavpur University, one of the renowned universities of our country in 2009. Her area of interest is very much diverse and wide which includes Child Rights, rights of Indian women, history of Indian women, Gender History, History of Egypt and many more. Dr. Rakshit has published papers in UGC Refereed National Journals and also written chapters in various reputed edited books. Her first book entitled “Child Rights in India: 1947-79” got published in 2021.


Address:   Flat No: 3A, Griham Enclave, 8/4 Prince Bakhtiar Shah Road,




Phone:       8100375582

Languages Known              English, Bengali, Hindi & Sanskrit


* Topped the list of successful Arts candidates who appeared at the Higher Secondary Examination in the year 1994 in West Bengal.

Doctoral Degree

Has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Arts from Jadavpur University on 4th December 2009. The thesis was entitled The Post-Colonial Nation-State and the Child: A Historical Study of Official Attitudes to the Child in India 1947-1979.