Department of History

The department of history came into being in 1966. Now, the department offers English-History in association with the department of English.  For economics majors, a complimentary course is also offered by the department.  The department has a comprehensive collection of maps and other technical devices like computer and printer.

Faculty profile

No

Name

Designation

Qualification

Email Phone l

01

 Sri. P. Haridas (on FDP)

Assistant Professor

M.A., B.Ed., N.E.T.

haridasanvalapil@gmail.com    

02

Sri. Sudheerkumar P

Assistant Professor

 

     

Student profile

a. Qualification: Candidates with a pass in the plus two or equivalent examination with any optional subjects are eligible to apply for B.A. English-History.  The rank or index mark is calculated by adding twice the mark of English with total; with this is added 25 each paper on history at the plus level to the ceiling of 50; if the student has had English as optional at the plus two, 20 is added, subject to the maximum of 40.

b. Present number and categories:

Class

UG I

UG II

UG III

Sanctioned Strength

36

36

40

No.of Students Admitted

36

36

40

No of present students

35

33

37

c. Most of the students joining undergraduate program in English-History do so after pursuing plus two with arts/humanities combination.

d. The vast majority of candidates are from the socially, economically and educationally disadvantaged families.

 

e. Ranks:

No

Student

Class

Rank

Year

01

K.V.Sheriffa

B.A. English-History

III

2007

 

Recent curricular changes

The UG program has been converted into credit and semester system from 2009 admissions onwards. Syllabus of PG program was revised in 2005.

 

Learning resources:

  • The department has a library that possesses eighty books. More books are bought through Plan and UGC funds. There is a teacher in charge of the library.
  • The department conceives and organizers regular classes, remedial coaching, tutorial sessions, monthly test papers, seminars and interactive activities to help the student fare well in the examination and, more importantly, to instill a strong scientific sensibility in them.
  1. Modern teaching methods:Seminars, assignments and project works occupy a prominent place in teaching. Such activities help the student become self-reliant and gain research perceptions.
  2. Counseling: Counseling is given to students who face personal and scholastic problems.
  3. Details of faculty development programs and teachers who have been benefited during the past two years: NIL
  4. Research, projects and publications:

a. Research: One teacher is pursuing research leading to the degree of Ph.D.

Plan for action of the department for the next five years:

  • Start independent History undergraduate program
  • Start a historical museum
  • Integrate technology with teaching-learning
  • Introduce add courses related to history