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Department of Philosophy


The post-graduate department of Philosophy is one of the oldest departments of Patna University. The post-graduate teaching started in the year 1918 as a unit of Patna College. As an  independent  Department  it  came  into existence on 2nd January, 1957 and   was shifted to the palatial building of Darbhanga House  on  the  bank  of  river  Ganges.  The Department imparts post-graduate teaching and provides facilities to research scholars. The Department has the honour of having Dr D. M. Dutta,  an  eminent  scholar  of  international repute as its first Head.

Master's Programme
M. A. in Philosophy
Duration              :   2 years, M.A. Part-I &
M.A. Part-II
No. of Seats             :   80
No. of Papers           :   16

Areas Covered  : Indian & Western Philosophy (Ancient Medieval,Modern and Contemporary)
Ethics: Indian and Western.

Logic: Indian and Western, Gandhian Thought.

Religion (Indian and Western) Indian Philosophy: Detailed study of Ancient Indian Philosophy.

Religion: Philosophy of Religion and Comparative Religion.
Ethics: Virtue Ethics, Applied Ethics, Professional Ethics and Environmental Ethics

Infrastructure and facilities

Rich  Library  facility  with  more  than  five thousand books and a reading room.
Faculty
Prof. Punam Singh (HOD)
Dr R. N. Prasad
Dr (Mrs.) Sudha Sinha
Dr N. P. Tiwari

Phone No.  :0612-2660071, 9334205012 (M)



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