The department started in the year 1963. The department has one permanent faculty member and one part time and two guest lecturer. There are two part-time teachers. Principal himself takes some classes of Honours students. It is very difficult to manage students in Honours and General courses. The total student strength is 1801. Both male and female students study in the department but number of female students is higher. Meritorious students passed in +2 courses come to this department. Most of the students come from local area and also from remote villages.
During the past two years the rate of success of students is significantly high (74%) and the rate of dropout is 15.0%. The students can issue books from the departmental library. Above all there are a sufficient numbers of teachers who teach exceptionally well and complete the prescribed syllabus of the Burdwan University.
Plan of action of the department for the coming years –
1.Organize departmental seminars.
2. To subscribe Sanskrit journals.
3. School Service coaching centre in the department.