History Department

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History Department

The Department of History had 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.

  • 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

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)

History Department