The Department through its course and programme creates opportunity for students to delve into the discipline of Indian, Regional and World History ranging from ancient to modern period. The Department aims to prepare Historians as problem solvers, researchers and Think Tanks to aid the society in interpreting various socio-economic and political issues both at national and international levels. The Department believes in engaging students with simulating Project assignments, Annual educational trips, Guest lectures, History conferences and Movie screenings as the modes of learning. To provide to the students access to the diverse historical literature, the Department also has a Library with over 100 books. The possible career options after studying History include Central and State Public Services, Lectureship, Archaeologist, Museum Curator, Archivist, Travel and Tourism Expert, Journalism, Researcher with historical research organizations such as Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) and Indian Council of Social Sciences Research (ICSSR), among others.
The Department of History is dedicated to secular interpretation of History whether international, national and regional using analytical as well as analogical reconstruction of the past. The approach is interdisciplinary in keeping with the lines by E H Carr (1892-1982) ,”History is an unending dialogue between the past and the present.”
The Department intends to promote self understanding and proper conception of time, space and society in the students. It aims to nurture students into proactive citizens who are able to critically assess the values and achievements of their age and resolve the controversial contemporary issues.
The Department of History offers the following courses:
|S.No||Name of the Course||Duration|
|2||B.A.(Optional Subject)||3 Years|
|3||Vocational Course (for III year students): Short Films and Documentaries||-|
KHANQAH- THE HISTORY FORUM
To create and coordinate a formal network for the community of historians that is dedicated to secular & unbiased interpretation of History and comprehensive analysis of the present socio-economic and political problems afflicting the country.
To organize Education Tours, Academic Lectures and Conferences that nurture sensitivity towards Indian past, heritage & culture and research acumen in History.
|1||Dr. PERSIS LATIKA DASS||Assistant Professor &Head|
|2||Ms. MEGHNA PATHAK||Assistant Professor|