About Department

DEPARTMENTALPROFILE

 

1. Name of the Department: Philosophy

2. Year of establishment : 1973,as Independent Dept.-1957

3. Is the Department part of aSchool/Faculty of the university? Yes, Faculty of Arts.

4. Names of Programmes / Coursesoffered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated

Masters;Integrated Ph.D., etc.) U.G., P.G. Research (Ph.D.), P.G. Diploma in Yoga,

5. Interdisciplinary courses anddepartments involved : P.G. Diploma inYoga, (Post Graduate Course)

6. Courses in collaboration with otheruniversities, industries, foreign institutions : Academic Collaboration With NEHU Shilong.

7. Details of programmes /courses discontinued, if any, with reasons : No

8. Annual/ Semester/Choice BasedCredit System : Annual/Semester/CBCS-2019-20Session.

9. Participation of the department inthe courses offered by other departments: P.G.Diploma in Yoga

10. Number of teaching postssanctioned and filled

 

sanctioned

filled

Professors

01

01

Associate

Professors

02

Nil

Asst. Professors

05

03

 

11. Faculty profile with name,qualification, designation and specialization (D.Sc./D.Litt./ Ph.D./M.Phil.,etc.)

Name

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of Experience

No. of Ph.D. students

guided

 

Prof. Dwarka Nath

 

M.A. Ph.D.

Professor

Indian Philosophy, Ethics, Socio-Political Philosophy, Comparative Religion, Existentialism, Philosophy of Gandhi

30

15

Pro      Prof. C.P. Srivastava

M.A. Ph.D.

Professor

Indian, Western & Contemporary Western Philosophy, Logic

39

09

Prof. D.N. Yadav

 

M.A., Ph.D., D.Lit

Professor

Western Philosophy, Kant,  Logic, Philosophy of Science

24

09

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Ram

 

M.A., Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor

Western Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Ethics

01

NIL

Dr. Ramesh Chand

 

M.A., Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor

Indian Philosophy, Indian Epistemology, Logic

01

NIL

12.List of senior Visiting Fellows, faculty, adjunct faculty, emeritus professors:No

13. Percentage of classes takenby temporary faculty – programme-wise information: No

14. Programme-wise StudentTeacher Ratio: PG-120 : 40:01, UG-400:04,100:04

15. Number of academic supportstaff (technical) and administrative staff: sanctioned and filled

Technical : No

Administrative staff : 02

16. Research thrust areasrecognized by funding agencies: UGC(Shri Aurbindo)

17. Number of faculty withongoing projects from a) national b) international funding

agencies and c) Total grantsreceived. Give the names of the funding agencies and

grants received project-wise. : NIL

18. Inter-institutionalcollaborative projects and grants received : No

a) All India collaboration b)International

19. Departmental projects fundedby DST-FIST; UGC-SAP/CAS, DPE; DBT, ICSSR,

etc.; total grants received. : No

20. Research facility / centrewith

· staterecognition

· nationalrecognition : UGC

· internationalrecognition

21. Special research laboratoriessponsored by / created by industry or corporate bodies: No

22. Publications:

* Number of paperspublished in peer reviewed journals (national / international) Total=10,

            Prof. Dwarka Nath-06,

            Prof. D.N. Yadav-04.

* Monographs

* Chapters inBooks

* Edited Books

* Books with ISBNwith details of publishers :

S.NO.

Title of the book

Edition

Author(s)

ISBN number

Year of publication

Publisher

Name of the publisher

6

Rationality, Science and Theology

1

Prof Deep Narayan Yadav

978-81-929114-9-6

2015

National

Darshana Publication Bhagalpur (Bihar)

7

Bauddhikata, Vigyan evam Dharmamimamsa

1

Prof Deep Narayan Yadav

81-88289-58-2

2018

National

Darshana Publication, Bhagalpur (Bhihar)

 

* Number listed inInternational Database (For e.g. Web of Science, Scopus,

Humanities InternationalComplete, Dare Database - International Social

Sciences Directory, EBSCO host,etc.)

* Citation Index –range / average

* SNIP

* SJR

* Impact Factor –range / average

* h-index

23. Details of patents and incomegenerated: NA

24. Areas of consultancy andincome generated: NIL

25. Faculty selected nationally/internationally to visit other laboratories in India and

abroad: Not Applicable

26. Faculty serving in: D.D.U.Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur

27. Faculty recharging strategies:Refresher Course, Orientation Course& National Seminar

28. Student projects: No

29. Awards / recognitionsreceived at the national and international level by:

· Faculty

· Doctoral / postdoctoral fellows/D.Lit : 01 Dr. PraveenGupta

· Students

30. Seminars/Conferences/Workshopsorganized and the source of funding (national/ International) with details ofoutstanding participants, if any.

 

Name of the Seminar

Date

Source of Funding

1. National Seminar-Yoga Science & Religion

March-30-31, 2016

UGC Sponsored

2. National Seminar-The Problems of Mechanism and Teleology

Sep.-15, 16, 17-2017

ICPR Sponsored

 

Name of the workshop

Date

Source of Funding

 

No

 

 

31. Code of ethics for researchfollowed by the departments : Anti Plagarism Methods Work in research is going on.

32. Student profile course-wise:

Name of the Course

 

Applications received

 

Selected

(Male/ Female)

Pass percentage

(Male/ Female)

(2014-15 to 2018-19) Five Year

 

 

 

P. G.

260

260

260

Ph.D

11

11 (6/5)

11 (6/5)

 

33. Diversity ofstudents:

Name of the

Course

 

Students from the

Same university

 

% of students from other universities

within the State

 

% of students

from

universities

outside the

State

 

% of students

From other countries

 

P.G.

120

 

 

 

Ph.D.

11

 

 

 

 

 

34. How many students have cleared CivilServices and Defense Services examinations, NET, SET, GATE and othercompetitive examinations? Give details category-wise.

Sl.No.

Name of the Ph.D Student

Category

Remarks

Year

1.       

Pratima Shahi

GEN

NET JRF

2013-14

2.       

Manju Verma

OBC

NET JRF

2013-14

3.       

Payal Sahni

SC

RGNF UGC

2013-14

4.       

Sanjay Kumar Prajapati

OBC

NET JRF

2015-16

5.       

Sandeep Singh

GEN

NET JRF

2015-16

6.       

Kusum Yadav

 OBC

NET JRF

2016-17

7.       

Prafulla Chand

 

NET

2018-19

8.       

Deepak Kumar

SC

NET

2018-19

9.       

Rananajay Singh

GEN

NET

2018-19

10.   

Monika Prajapati

OBC

NET JRF

2018-19

11.   

Ajay Kumar Yadav

OBC

NET

2018-19

Civil Services

1.     Sanjeev Kumar, OBC, Food Inspector in U.P.Government.

2.     Sunil Kumar Patel, OBC, STO in U.P. Government.

3.     Smt. Rekha Mishra, GEN, Auditor in U.P. Government.

 

35. Student progression

Studentprogression Percentage against enrolled

UG to PG  120

PG to M.Phil. Nil

PG to Ph.D.  11

Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral Nil

Employed

· Campus selection

· Other thancampus recruitment Entrepreneurs

Hitesh Kumar Singh

OBC

Higher Education- Assistant Professor

Tripuresh Tripathi

GEN

Higher Education- Assistant Professor

 

36. Diversity of staff :

Percentage offaculty who are graduates-

of the same university : 04, A.K. Singh, C.P. Srivastava, S.K.Tiwari, Dwarka Nath

from other universities withinthe State: Smt. Lakshmi Saxena, Dr. Sabhajit Mishra, M.M. Trivedi, D.N. Yadav, Sanjay Kumar Ram,Ramesh Chandra.-06

from universities from otherStates:  No

from universities outside thecountry: No

37. Number of faculty who wereawarded Ph.D., D.Sc. and D.Litt. during the assessment period : No. All faculty members were awarded Ph.D.before 2014.

38. Present details ofinfrastructural facilities with regard to

a) Library : Yes

b) Internet facilities for staffand students: No, Work is going on.

c) Total number of class rooms :  06

d) Class rooms with ICT facility: NA

e) Students‘ laboratories : NA

f) Research laboratories : NA

39. List of doctoral,post-doctoral students and Research Associates

a) from the host university : 11

 

 

Sl.No.

Name of the Ph.D Student

Category

Remarks

Year

1.       

Pratima Shahi

GEN

NET JRF

2013-14

2.       

Manju Verma

OBC

NET JRF

2013-14

3.       

Payal Sahni

SC

RGNF UGC

2013-14

4.       

Sanjay Kumar Prajapati

OBC

NET JRF

2015-16

5.       

Sandeep Singh

GEN

NET JRF

2015-16

6.       

Kusum Yadav

 OBC

NET JRF

2016-17

7.       

Prafulla Chand

 

NET

2018-19

8.       

Deepak Kumar

SC

NET

2018-19

9.       

Rananajay Singh

GEN

NET

2018-19

10.   

Monika Prajapati

OBC

NET JRF

2018-19

11.   

Ajay Kumar Yadav

OBC

NET

2018-19

 

b) from other universities :   Nil

40. Number of post graduatestudents getting financial assistance from the university: NIL

41. Was any need assessmentexercise undertaken before the development of new programme(s)? If so,highlight the methodology. NIL

42. Does the department obtainfeedback from:  

a. faculty oncurriculum as well as teaching-learning-evaluation? If yes, how does

the department utilize thefeedback? Curriculum of U.G. & P.G.Course Revised

b. students onstaff, curriculum and teaching-learning-evaluation and how does

the department utilize thefeedback? No

c. alumni andemployers on the programmes offered and how does the department

utilize the feedback?

43. Listthe distinguished alumni of the department (maximum 10)

1.     Dr.Mahadev Prasad

2.     Prof.J.S. Srivastava

3.     Prof.B.B. Singh

4.     Prof.Indu Bhushan Pandey

5.     Prof.Sabhajeet Mishra

6.     Prof.A.K. Singh

7.     Prof.Madan Mohan Trivedi

8.     Prof.K.C. Pandey

44. Give details of studentenrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops /seminar) involvingexternal experts: Special Lectures

45. List the teaching methodsadopted by the faculty for different programmers: Lecture

46. How does the departmentensure that programme objectives are constantly met and

learning outcomes are monitored?: As feedback mentioned above

47. Highlight the participationof students and faculty in extension activities. Seminar, Conference, & other activities

48. Give details of ―beyondsyllabus scholarly activities‖ of the department. Organized some lectures on different topics and refresher courses. 

49. State whether the programme/department is accredited/ graded by other agencies?

If yes, give details. : Yes, B+ by NAAC 2006-07

50. Briefly highlight thecontributions of the department in generating new knowledge,

basic or applied. :

1.     Revised thesyllabus of U.G., P.G. Philosophy and Post Graduate Piploma in Yoga.

2.     Organized Seminar on diffrent topics.

3.     Organized Special Lectures.

51. Detail any five Strengths,Weaknesses, Opportunities and Challenges (SWOC) of the department.

Strengths-

            1.Able Faculty Members

            2.Good Research Works

            3.Library and Co-operation among faculty members & students.

            4.Regular Classes.

            5.P.G. Diploma in Yoga.

Weaknesses-

1.     NoInternet facilities.

2.     NoSmart Class and No Conference Room in the department and no. equipments to takeonline classes.

3.     PoorInfrastructure.

4.     Oneposition of Office assistant not so for filled so for and No permanent peon.

5.     Lackof faculty members, 5 position of Teachers not filled (Vacant)

Opportunities-

1.     P.G.Diploma in Yoga.

2.     Availabilityof teaching jobs.

3.     P.G.& U.G. Syllabus according to NET & Civil Service Examinations.

Challenges-1.Lack of job potentials in comparison to other subject

2. Crisis of ethical values in society,which is directly affecting in some subjects including philosophy.

3. Special financial support andassistance to propogate and impart value oriented education and training.  

 

52. Future plansof the department:

            To establish an independent buildingof department of Philosophy and its Yoga centre and Pursue UGC to getinterested in granting the DSA/SAP to the department. To develop conferencehall & a computer lab for the department so that reason and teachers haveaccess to online communication and presentation.

 


 

Information Brochure

Department of Philosophy

D.D.U. Gorakhpur University,Gorakhpur

 

 

About The Department

The Department of Philosophy, Since its inception in1958, is an important part of the Faculty of Arts. In the beginning it waslinked with the Department of Psychology for administrative purposes. TheDepartment of Philosophy as an Independent Department came into existence in1973. Prof. (Dr.) Smt. Lakshmi Saxena was the founder Head of the Deptt. andunder her dynamic Leadership the reputation of the Department as the centre ofresearch and learning spread all over India. Eminent Professors from Hungry,Ottawa, Shanghai etc. visited and delivered lectures in the Deptt. TheDepartment has made significant contribution in the field of Existentialism,Phenomenology, Wittgenstein, Kant, Vedant, Buddhism, Vivekanand, Gandhi,Aurobindo, Paramahansa Yoganand and different schools of Indian and WesternPhilosophy as well as in the field of Logic. The Department of Philosophy hasbeen Consistently moving towards excellence under the following Heads of the DepartmentLate Prof. (Smt.) Lakshmi Saxena, Prof Sabhajeet Mishra, Late M.M. Trivedi,Prof. A. K. Singh, Prof. C.P. Srivastav, Prof. D. N. Yadav and Prof. DwarkaNath, the present Head of the Department.

            TheDepartment of Philosophy offers U.G. and P.G. Courses along with a Post GraduateDiploma in Yoga. Several research scholars are working under the guidance ofthe present faculty members, out of them many research scholars are U.G.C. andI.C.P.R. fellows.

           

 

Heads ofThe Department

Name                                      From                   To

1.   Prof. Smt.L. Saxena         01.01.1973-        30.06.1990

2.   Prof. S.Mishra                  01.07.1990-        30.06.2002

3.   Prof. M.M.Trivedi             01.07.2002-        02.07.2008

4.   Prof. A.K.Singh                03.07.2008-        02.07.2011

5.   Prof. C.P.Srivastava        03.07.2011-        30.07.2013

6.   Dean,Faculty of Arts       31.07.2013-        03.07.2014

7.   Prof. C.P.Srivastava        04.07.2014-        07.06.2015

8.   Prof. D.N.Yadav              08.06.2015-        07.06.2018

9.   Prof.Dwarka Nath           08.06.2018

 

 

PresentFaculty Members

1.   Prof. DwarkaNath

Specialization : Ethics, Comparative Religion,Indian Philosophy, Social Philosophy & Gandhi.

 

2.   Dr. Sanjay Kumar Ram(Assistant Professor)

Specialization : Social Philosophy, WesternPhilosophy, Aesthetics.

 

3.   Dr. Ramesh Chand (AssistantProfessor)

Specialization :  Indian Philosophy, Kant, Ethics.

 

Ø Programmes offered                     

Ø Graduation (B.A.)

No. ofSeats- 500

Ø Post Graduation (M.A.)

No. ofSeats- 60+06+06=72

Ø P.G. Diploma in Yoga

No. ofSeats- 60+06+06=72

Ø Ph.D.

 

 

ProposedNew Programmes/Course For Session 2021-2022

Programme No.1

M.A. IN YOGA

Two Years

Programme No.2

P.G. DIPLOMA IN YOGA

One Year

Programme No.3

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN YOGA

Six Months

Programme No.4

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN NATH-PANTHA

Six Months

Programme No.5

YOGA STUDY AND PRACTICE COURSE (YOGA FOR HEALTH)

Three Months

Programme No.6

SARAL YOGA (SY)

One Month

Programme No.7

P.G. DIPLOMA  IN NATH PANTH

One Year

 

 

 


Department Profile

Department Info Details

Name of Department Department of Philosophy
Head of Department Prof. Deepak Prakash Tyagi
Address of Department Faculty of Arts DDU GORAKHPUR UNIVERSITY, GORAKHPUR
Contact Number 8009434784
Email ID 1006
Social Media Page's Links :
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Youtube
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Scientific Equipments Details

Scientific Equipment Link No Document

Infrastructure

Type Number
Class Rooms - ICT 01 But not running
Class Rooms - Non-ICT 03
Seminar Rooms 01
Common Rooms NIL
Departmental Libraries Yes
Gents Toilets 01
Ladies Toilets 01
Disabled Person Toilets NIL
Faculty Rooms 08
Office Yes
Reception Yes
Waiting Area Yes
Lobby Yes
Ramp NIL
Disabled Friendly Yes
Labs NIL

Electrical Appliances

Type Number
Fans 36
LED Lights/Tube lights 54
Air Conditioners 04 But not working
Coolers NIL
Room Heaters NIL
Refrigerators 01
Any Other NIL

Equipment

Type Number
Computers 04+01 (LAPTOP) = 05
Printers 04
Routers NIL
Network Switches NIL
Servers YES, But not working

Additional Information

5 Years Master Plan No Document
Annual Department Plan No Document
Teaching Plan No Document
Student Attendance Yes

Time Table

UG View Document
PG View Document
Slow Learners View Document
Fast Learners
Room No. with Details No Document
Co-curricular Activity No Document
List of Alumni https://erp.ddugu.ac.in/DeptProFile/DeptProalumni10064737.pdf
Innovation Practices No Document
Stock Register Yes
Internal Evaluation Records Yes
Special Provision made for Advanced & Slow/Fast Learners Yes

Visiting Guest Faculty

No. of Guest Lectures Yes
List of Guest Faculty No Document
Consultancy Services No Document
Community Extension Programs No Document
Learning Resources Available in the Department https://api.ddunaac.com/api/Containers/department/download/c0037d67-5fb5-4cad-9779-5c5ec084e6e8.docx
Achievements and Rewards No Document
Academic Audit No Document
List of Fast Learners
List of Slow Learners https://api.ddunaac.com/api/Containers/department/download/d359e3aa-091b-4512-ad07-9b3cddc53a23.docx
E-Content No Document
Any Other NIL

Program Details

Number of Programs https://api.ddunaac.com/api/Containers/department/download/1814d867-099f-4183-94cd-c1ced8803688.docx
Number of Courses View Document
Papers Taught View Document
Value Added Courses https://api.ddunaac.com/api/Containers/department/download/35007036-acc2-4163-b400-45a759722bb5.docx
Students enrolled in Each Value-Added Course https://api.ddunaac.com/api/Containers/department/download/7d08f772-6d2e-4cb4-9758-b0e1b835e856.docx
No. of Publications 43
No. of Books Published 1
No. of Chapters Published 10

Student Information

Type No. of Student
Under Graduate (UG) 326
Post Graduate (PG) 34
Ph.D. Scholars 20
JRF/SRF 4
From Within State 377
From Outside State 3
International slow learners (Only UG): ---
International fast learners (Only UG): ---

Other Information

Strengths
Weaknesses
Opportunities
Challenges

Faculties

Sr. No.
Teacher Name
Designation
Mobile No.
Photo
Profile
1Prof. Dwarka NathProfessor9935900434View
2Prof. Deep Narayan Yadav, Ex Dean & HeadProfessor9412552101View
3Prof. Deepak Prakash TyagiProfessor and Head9415824589View
4Dr. Ramesh ChandAsst. Professor9453288028View
5Dr. Sanjay Kumar RamAsst. Professor9451524886View

Courses & Syllabi

 Sr. No. Course Syllabus CBCS
1B. A. Philosophy --View/Download
2M.A. IN YOGView/Download --
3M. A. Philosophy --View/Download
4Ph.D Philosophy --View/Download
5P.G. DIPLOMA IN YOGView/Download --

Research & Publications

Research Projects (Last 5 Years)

Project Title
Investigator
Funding Agency
Department
State/Central Govt.
Funds
Year
Duration
Data to be Uploaded

Research Papers

Achievements

Activities

  • Data to be Uploaded

Retired Faculties

Sr. No.
Teacher Name
Designation
Mobile No.
Photo
Profile
1Prof. C.P. SrivastavaProfessor and Dean9452227049View
2Prof. Sushil Kumar TiwariProfessor9415245707View

Time Table

 Sr. No.  Semester Under Graduate Post Graduate Other
1III SemesterView/Download --
2III Semester --View/Download
3I SemesterView/Download --

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