Department of Philosophy, Jhargram Raj College, started its journey in the year 1963 and was affiliated under Calcutta University. This Department starts honours course in the year 1970. Now department of philosophy conducts all necessary functions as per rules and regulations prescribed by Vidyasagar University. In the session 2018-19 Department of Philosophy, Jhargram Raj College, starts CBCS system under the guideline provided by Vidyasagar University. This department tries to guide students not only for pursing the academic aspect, but also put in real concern to guide them in understanding and implementing the higher objectives of life. This department combines and pays equal respect to all the different types of philosophical, religious, sociological and ethical values, which mankind in general should abide with in order to enhance the quality of living. These aspects of knowledge help the students to develop a synchronized form of both reason and experience so that they can build a pragmatic outlook towards life. This department presently comprises of six faculty members and a rolling strength of about 150 students in average every year for Honours and General course. The department provides a rich resource of books for students from its departmental seminar library. Apart from this, students may borrow books online from departmental seminar library and can borrow books directly from central library as well. There are special initiatives taken by the department for student benefit like; innovative learning methods, special lectures, awareness program, and orientation program, Audio-vidual class, Student’s seminar, Workshop etc. The head of the Department is Prof. Sudipta Mullick.

Courses: The Department offers undergraduate honours course and undergraduate general course in Philosophy. Curriculum and syllabus of these courses is under CBCS with the affiliation of Vidyasagar University.

Resources: Total 254 books (Reference and Text Books) are present in the seminar library of the department. Teachers and students can borrow text as well as reference books online (through libraika) also. The In-Charge of seminar library is Prof. Sujan Pramanik.