Department of 

History

Year of Establishment:

1976

About

The Department of History was founded in the year 1976. The Pre-University programme offering a combination of History, Economics and Advanced English were offered. The B.A. History programme was introduced in 1977, M.A. History in 1983 and M.Phil. in 1988. The Ph.D. programme in both Part-time and Full-time formats was started in 2013.


The Spotlight
  • Design of Innovative courses when the College became autonomous

  • Introduction of useful job-oriented Certificate Courses

  • A number of seminars, exhibitions, study tours and field trips are organized in relevant areas.

  • The alumni of the Department are employed as lecturers in universities, colleges, and also in Travel Agencies and a few of them are practicing law.

  • The Department has an MoU and close ties with the Archaeological Survey of India, through which many guest lectures, internships, workshops, heritage walks and projects are organized to benefit students and Faculty members.

Programmes Offered

Programme
Shift
Government-Aided
Sanctioned Strength
B.A. History
Shift I
Yes
70
M.A. History
Shift I
Yes
20
M.Phil. History
Shift I
Yes
6
Ph.D. History (Full-time)
Shift I
No
Ph.D. History (Part-time)
Shift I
No

Courses Offered

Course
Category
Offered to
Shift
Allied Sociology & Political Science
Part III: Allied
B.A. History
Shift I
Allied Journalism & Library Administration
Part III: Allied
B.A. History
Shift I
Tourist Centres of India
Part IV: Non-major Elective
All UG Programmes
Shift I
The Science of Archives
Part IV: Skill-based Subject
B.A. History
Shift I
Archaeology
Certificate Course
B.A. History
Shift I

MoUs

  1. State Department of Archaeology

  2. Government Oriental Manuscript Library 

  3. REACH (Rural Education And Conservation of Heritage) Foundation

Faculty

Dr. Rukmani Vathanam

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Rajeswari V.

Assistant Professor & HoD

Dr. Patrishiya Fernando J. D.

Assistant Professor

Ms. Neelima G.

Assistant Professor

Ms. Radhamani P. V.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Preetha N.

Assistant Professor

Ms. Anitha Angelin A.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Kavitha K. A.

Assistant Professor

Recent Events

  • Internship and Training in Archaeology - Oct 2021

  • Heritage Week Celebrations - 20 Nov 2021

  • Student Seminars were held on 2 March, 2022 on the topic "Principles and Methods of Archaeology". Dr. R. Sivanantham, Commissioner FAC, State Department of Archaeology, Government of Tamil Nadu, was the Chief Guest.

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