The department of Education is a small yet unique department of Christ College. The department of Education came into existence with the opening of education Hons. and Pass at +3 level. The total sanctioned strength of Hons. seats was 32 and pass 64. Gradually pass seats were converted into education elective seats. Mrs. Sunanda Das was appointed as lecturer in Education to impart knowledge and information to the students. Initially there was only one batch of students of Education Hons. Still that was a great experience of delivering the lessons to the young generation in an institution like Christ College which has a great work culture. Currently, there are more than hundred Hons. Students in our department pursuing their graduation course. Students from other department are also quite interested to take ‘Education’ as their Elective Subject. In 2006, Mr. BinodBihariRath joined as lecturer in education and rendered support for the smooth functioning of the department in 2012. Mrs. Arpita Singh joined as a faculty member and proved herself to be a very cooperative and efficient staff member. In 2018, Mrs. Kabitasenapati joined us as a faculty member. She is also working hard for the betterment of our department. We all work as a family and give importance to team teaching. All teachers try to pay individual attention to each and every student.

Social Thrust of the Department of Education

Department of Education, Christ College has made an outstanding contribution to the society. It enables the students to learn the art of teaching, so that they can teach well. It motivates the students to make others literate by involving themselves in various literacy programmes. Our students are playing their roles to eradicate illiteracy from slum areas. They go to various slum areas and teach the illiterate people there. The development of reading, writing and arithmatic is given special importance. Only gaining of marks and grades is not what we expect from our students. We want allround development of their personality. Teachers of our department consider students as their own children. We work sincerely to develop more cultivated citizens with good moral conduct, in-depth knowledge and good character. Being social engineers, the faculty members of education department work together as a team to foster an all-round development in our students. Teachers not only work for their cognitive development but special emphasis is also given on the affective and psychomotor domain. We follow lecture method and classroom discussion method. Teachers take special efforts to cater to the educational needs both in English and Odia medium of instruction. We also provide proper guidance to our students to solve their educational and personal problems. Educational, vocational and personal guidance is given to our students.

Faculty profile (including teaching, non-teaching & technical staff)
Mrs. Sunanda Das M.A., M.Phill., NETLecturer & HOD9861986324
Mrs. Arpita Singh M.A., M.Phill., NETLecturer8984468026
Mrs. Kabita SenapatiM.A.Lecturer9937873417
Mrs. Sasmita RanasinghM.A.Lecturer7008624355

Special Achievements of the Department of Education

Education department of Christ College has several special achievements. It has the credit of producing the best graduate in Arts for several years.

Miss Srabani Jena of +3 3rd year, secured the highest marks in 2012-13 Arts Stream and was awarded the best graduate in Arts. She bagged the Sujit Das Gold Medal in the annual function. Miss SnehamayeeBehera of +3 3rd year hons.secured the highest marks in Arts Stream and was awarded as the ‘Best graduate in Arts’ in 2013-14. Similarly Miss ParomitaGurman Singh, Miss Jyoshna Rani Nayak became best graduates in Arts, in 2014-15 and 2015-16 respectively. Our students also achieved many prizes and medals for various co-curricular activities.

The most important achievement of the department is to develop the teaching efficiency of students. Our main focus is to create ideal citizens in the society so that they can face the real life situations with courage and confidence.

Miss NupurDebnath bagged the 1st prize in the National level quiz competition on Women Legal Rights in 17-18.

AkashMoharana of Education Deptt.bagged the 3rd prize in the State Level Debate Competition on Biren Mishra Birth Anniversary.

Miss SamitaMandal has participated in various reality shows like ‘Dance India Dance’, ‘Raja Queen’, ‘Mu bi heroine hebi’. She played the role ‘Rangabati in the Odia Serial ‘Rani’ aired is Tarang Channel.

Manoranjan Swain represented Odisha at the National Net Ball and Hand ballChampionship at Mumbai and Bangalore and was awarded as the national level player in our college.

AsutoshSarangee participated in the inter college song competition at Ipsar and bagged the first prize. He also participated in all Odisha State Song Competition and bagged the first prize. He voiced for the Odia movie ‘BandeMataram’ and Odia TV serial like ‘Durga’, ‘Badhu’ and ‘Bhagabata’.

Miss LopamudraSarangee bagged the Womens Champion Trophy in the Annual Athletic meet of our College consecutively for three years (13-14, 14-15, 15-16).

It is a great honour to be a part of a great educational institution like Christ College which has a noble past, great work environment and extra-ordinary vision.

We want to convey our sincere gratitude to our esteem Principal and Honourable Governing Body members for rendering all support to our department. Without their insightful guidance, keen supervision, constant encouragement and timely help Education Department would never have been able to achieve so much. They turned a distant posibility into a reality and helped in achieving our goal by providing us a separate department which was greatly needed due to our practical components. In a nutshell it can be said that our department is running smoothly and very successfully by the grace of Lord Jesus Christ. May God Bless our department for many more years to come so that it can shine like a glowing star of Christ College and lead the young students from the darkness of ignorance to the light of education.

Gallery Of Education Department

Noted Alumni of the Department of Education
ParamitaGuman SinghBlock Project Manager in RajstanGrameenAjeevikaParisad8249861534
Swati Shree MohapatraTeacher, SaraswatiSisuMandir9439636454
Ajay Ku BeheraTechnician9078417339
Asutosh Sarangee Singer9658242994
Samita MandalT.V Actress& Heroine of odia Movie9861105286
Anjali BeheraTeacher,DAV School, CDA9078417339
BikashRanjan PattnaikAdvocate, High Court, Odisha9658168199
Bira Kishore SinghMedicine Representive
Somjit DasAdvocate