The Department of Philosophy is one of the oldest Departments of Dr. Kanalilal Bhattacharya College, Howrah. It was established in 1985 and is active from the inception of the college under the headship of Prof. Sipra Ganguly. Philosophy Department’s undergraduate course commenced with the General course and gradually evolved by offering Honours course from 2004. At present, the faculty position of the Department includes two Associated Professors (UGC approved) and one state-aided college teacher (SACT). Admission in the Department is strictly based on merit. Along with regular classroom teaching through lectures and interactive sessions, the Department also offers seminars/presentations and encourages students’ active participation to impart updated knowledge. The department has a well-equipped library (along with the computer facility and reading room) with more than 1400 specialized books. In 2018, under the guidelines of the University of Calcutta, this Department has incorporated Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) and carrying out the same till date. As a part of the extension activity, the Philosophy Department had also participated in a collaborative Faculty Exchange Programme with Prabhu Jagatbandhu College Howrah in 2019. After the outbreak of the recent COVID 19 Pandemic, the Department has welcomed the initiative of online teaching and organized classes and webinars to escalate uninterrupted teaching.