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         The Department of History was started in the year 1976 and since then has shown a steady, all-round growth.
       
        In the year 1976, the Pre-University course was started, with History, Economics and Advanced English. This was followed by the introduction of the B.A. History course in 1977-78. M.A. History was introduced in 1983-84, and M.Phil. in 1988-89.
     
        At present, the Department consists of 4 faculty members, all of whom have M.Phil. degrees. Two faculty members have completed Ph.D.
    
Some of the significant achievements of the department are:
  • Design of Innovative courses when college became autonomous
  • Introduction of useful job oriented certificate courses 
  • Successful completion of Doctoral Degree by eight out of nine teachers in the department and research publications.(publications of Staff -10, M.Phil. research dissertations-70, M.A. Projects-79, B.A. Projects - 18 ) and a  minor UGC funded project is completed by Dr. Ashalatha Augustine 
  • A summer course (UGC sponsored) was organized in 1988-89 and number of seminars/Exhibitions/ Study tours/ field trips were organized  in relevant areas. 
  • The alumni of history department are employed as lecturers in Universities colleges, and also in Travel Agencies and a few of them are practicing law
The department has been striving to
  • Stimulate social awareness in students through suitable exposure, and inculcate a sense of responsibility and commitment towards society
  • Enhance the employability of graduate and postgraduate students by providing them with extra knowledge and skills