Year of Establishment: 1948

  • The presence of well qualified faculty.
  • Consistency in bagging the University ranks especially at the P.G. level.
  • Facilities of modern teaching aids.
  • The department’s immense contribution in the realm of academics.
  • Recent trend of increasing student demand for History especially for higher studies.
  • Remedial Classes and special classes are regularly conducted
  • Regular involvement of the faculty in curriculum design and modification.
  • Certificate course in Tourism and Heritage Studies under UGC Skill based program me

 

Department History

The Department of Historyhad its inception in 1948, the very year of the establishment of the College. Initially the Department of History was jointly functioning along with the Department of Political Science, until its bifurcation in 1981 as a two separate Departments.  Dr. P.C Alexander I A S, Civil Servant, Diplomat, Governor, Parliamentarian and Private Secretary to the Prime Minister of India Smt. Indira Gandhi was the first professor of History. The degree courses started in the year in 1981 and the Post Graduate course was started in the year of 1993.The Department engaged classes for Degree, Post graduate courses and as Subsidiary subjects of History for English, Economics and Political Science mains. The department has considerable student strength and has produced good results and several ranks at the university level. The first Head of the Department was Prof. Macky.B.Mistry was liberal and magnanimous to the cause of the Department. The Department of History is proud of its long list of achievements. The Students of the Department had been successively achieving University Ranks.NET/JRF/SET,KPSC,UPSC and other competitive examinations. Many of its successful students are serving in colleges across the state and also governmental and non-governmental bodies.

COURSES OFFERED

B.A. History (Started in 1981)

M.A. History (Started in 1993)

Certificate Course in Tourism and Heritage Studies- UGC-NSQF (Started in 2020)

Academic Achievements

Divya.

II Rank M.A. History

2019

Pooja.J     

III Rank, M.A. History

2017

Syamakrishnan.U.R

IV Rank, M.A.History

2016

Sumitha.B.S        

IV Rank, M.A.History 

2015

Keerthana Santhosh

III Rank, B.A. History

2015

S. R. Aryakumari

II Rank, M.A. History

2014

S. Rakhi

I Rank, M.A. History

2014

S. Binsha

II Rank, M.A. History

2013

R. T. Anjana

III Rank, M.A. History

2012

J. Sophia

II Rank, M.A. History

2012

V. Aswathy

II Rank, B.A. History

2012

G. Gayathri Devi

I Rank, M.A. History

2011

V. Divya

II Rank, B.A. History

2010

Athira Shaji

I Rank, M.A. History

2010

Thara G. Krishnan

IV Rank, M.A. History

2009

T. S. Indu

II Rank, M.A. History

2009

M. Lalini

I  Rank, M.A. History

2009

U.G.C NET HOLDERS

Name                                       Year of Clearing NET

G.Suraj                                    1998 June

Swapnakumar                          1998 June

Sakharia. T                              2006

Sakthikairali                            2008   December

Lalini. M                                 2011 December

Thushara. P.S                          2011 December

Thushad. T                              2011 December

Athira Shaji                             2011 December

Ajayinth.H                              2011 December

Adabia.H                                 2012 June

Jayanthy.S                               2012 June

Archana Radhakrisnan            2013 December

Jithkumari.G                           2013December

Liji.L.T                                    2014 December

Aawathy.V                              2015 December

Dayana.A                                2017 December

Arun.P. S                                 2017December

Divya.V                                   2017December

Jinu G.V                                  2019December

Sujitha.P                                  2019December

Praseetha Prasanan                  2019December

Jyothish. K                              2019December

Augustin.P                              2019December

 

 

 

    Dr Anjana R T Assistant Professor

      Dr Divya S

        Dr Aranya K Sasi Assistant Professor

          Dr Rajitha T Assistant Professor

            Dr K Savitha HOD, Assistant Professor

              Jayanthy S Assistant Professor

              PUBLICATIONS (2009 ONWARDS)

              Nil

              The department of history has been committed to its academic and social responsibilities. In this regard the department has been frequent enough to organize several conferences/seminars/lectures /exhibitions on several academic and social themes of relevance. the lists of recent seminars conducted by the department 

              • Seminar on Decoding Netaji Mystery: A Peep into the Mysterious Disappearance of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose –on January 23- 2014
              • Ignite Poster Exhibition on the Life and Times of Bhagath Singh on 30 September and 1 October 2014
              • Poster exhibition Navodhana Sakthi in association with Ayyankali Anusmarana Samithi and Department of history on 28 October 2014
              • Lecture on Historicity of myths in construction of Kerala History delivered by Dr.P.Jinimon Assistant Professor ,Department of History, University of Kerala as Part of the inauguration of History association of 23 March 2015 
              • Lecture on Scripting History beyond Text Books: Reflections on Local History delivered by Dr.P.F.Gopakumar ,Head, Department  of History ,University College Trivandrum on 23 September 2015 
              • One-day National Seminar on Decoding Netaji mystery: Unveiling the Greatest Secret in Indian History ‘organized by the Department of History in Association with Mission Netaji, New Delhi. Presentations and Lectures by Sreejith Panicker (Columnist and Founder Member, Mission Netaji) and Anju Dhar (Activist author of ‘India’s Biggest Cover-up’ Mission Netaji)
              • Seminar on Perceiving HER: Women –Spatiality and Empowerment in Kerala delivered by Dr.Bismi Gopalakrishnan, Associate Professor, Department of Law University of Kerala. On 8th march 2016
              • A poster exhibition on ‘Paradigms of Kerala Womanhood’ and Honoring ‘Her’ 8th march 2016
              • Lecture on Gandhi and “The small voices of History “: Gandhi’s ideology on the Marginalized by Dr.N.Radhakrishnan,Chairman Gandhi Peace Mission on 17 March  2016
              • Lecture on How Free is free speech? An Analysis of Governmental Perspectives Sri. Nijo Varghesse, who serves as the Deputy Director in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India on 13-2-2019
              • 70th year Seminar series AGORA, Locating Early Struggles for Public Sphere and Social Change in Kerala delivered by Dr.S.Unnikrishnan Assistant professor Department of History .University College ,Thiruvanamthapuram,on, 14-2-2019
              • The launching ceremony of a short film “TEN RUPEE Scripted and Directed by Nanmesh K.S (Student I M.A History,) By Serial Artist Sidharth Venugopal on 14 -01-2020
              • Historicizing the Folklore Tradition in Kerala” as a part of AGORA 2020 Seminar Series by Dr. Muhammed Mahin .HoD,Department of History, Calicut University on  28/02/2020
              • INVITED TALK PRACTICES IN HISTORY: METHODOLOGY AND PERSPECTIVES byDr.P.Jinimon, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Kerala 03-03-2020
              • An invited lecture on the topic POLITICS OF INDIA-CHINA CONFLICT was organized by the Department of History in Association with IQAC on 27th June 2020. The talk was delivered by Sri. Sreejith Panicker, Political analyst and Debater.
              • Kargil Vijay Divas was commemorated on 26/07/2020 which infused a sense of patriotic feeling among the students
              • The HIROSHIMA DAY NATIONAL WEBINAR was organised by The Department of History in association with NCC 3(k)Naval Unit on 6 th August 2020.  An invited lecture on the topic HIROSHIMA DAY- A HISTORICAL      NARRATIVE Was delivered by Dr.K.Ashok Assistant Professor depart ment of History Madras Christian College Chennai
              • As part of student outreach programme, Career Guidance cell and IQAC of Sree Narayana college Kollam, has taken serious initiatives in conducting a series of webinars entitled, “Lend your ears to the words of experienced reality (LEER): An Orientation Webinar Series for Young Minds’’, with the aim of orienting current degree students for a bright future based on the experience of well-placed alumni students of this institution. The fourth webinar on this series had organized by Department of History in association with Career Guidance Cell and IQAC on 29/11/2020 at 11 am. The topic of this webinar is FUTURE PROSPECTS FOR HISTORY GRADUATES’ (LEER-04) The resource persons  are: Keerthana Santhosh, Assistant Professor, Department of History, St. Mary’s College, Thoothukudi Tamil Nadu, Irfan Mohammed. H, PG student Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Madras, Tamil Nadu.
              • The Depart ment of History in Association with 3(K) NC C Naval unit had organised Vijay Dsssiwas celebration on 17-December 2020. An invited lecture on the topic INDIO-PAK RELATIONS was derived by Dr. M.H Ramesh Kumar, Assistant professor, Maharaja’s College, Ernakulum.