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.

 

Courses Offered

COURSE DURATION STREANGTH
BA ENGLISH/ HISTORY DUAL CORE 3 YEARS 55

 

Programme Outcome & Course Outcome

The Department of History offers BA English/ History Dual Core which consists of 10 courses including a Project Report:

  • TRENDS IN HISTORIOGRAPHY
  • TRENDS IN INDIAN HISTORIOGRAPHY
  • INDIAN HISTORY-1
  • INDIAN HISTORY-2
  • GENDER STUDIES
  • INDIAN HISTORY-3
  • KERALA HISTORY-1
  • INDIAN HISTORY-4
  • KERALA HISTORY-2
  • PROJECT/DISSERTATION

 

Besides this, two courses are offered to B.A Economics Programme

  • MODERN INDIAN HISTORY-1
  • MODERN INDIAN HISTORY-II

 

Course Objectives

The courses are designed in compliance with the requisites of the UGC and the Calicut University of Kerala. The programmes aim to facilitate the wholesome development of the students. It also seeks to equip them to take on the challenges of future with confidence. In keeping with the vision of the college, the aim is to provide quality education to youth from all sections of society, especially the deprived and disadvantaged, and to mould them into responsible citizens capable of serving the nation. The courses also expected that the students will acquire the ability to recognize and articulate the diversity of human experience, including ethnicity, race, language, sex, gender, as well as political, economic, social, and cultural structures over time and space. They will demonstrate thinking skill by analysing, synthesising and evaluating historical information from multiple sources.

All the courses offered by the Department mandatorily include course objectives as part of the introduction. At the very outset of each semester, the teachers discuss and familiarize the students with the course structure of their respective courses. Copies of the entire syllabi are also kept in the individual Department staff rooms for the student’s reference.

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of any graduate programme, a student is expected to achieve the following attributes:

  • Students will demonstrate in discussion and written work their understanding of different peoples and cultures in past environments and of how those cultures changed over the course of the centuries.
  • Students will acquire the ability to recognize and articulate the diversity of human experience, including ethnicity, race, language, gender, as well as political, economic, social, and cultural structures over time and space.
  • Students will produce their own historical analysis of documents and develop the ability to think critically and historically when discussing the past.
  • Students will acquire the ability to identify and properly evaluate historical sources
  • Students will acquire knowledge about different streams of historical writings in both Indian History and World History and will apply it in their analysis of historical sources.

 

 

Faculty Profile

NO Name Designation Qualification Email Phone  
1 Haridasan V Assistant Professor M A, NET haridasanvalapil@gmail.com 9496408066
2 Dr. Sudheer Kumar P Assistant Professor M A, NET, Ph.D sudhiodath@gmail.com 9446878913

Students Profile

  1. Qualification for Admission: Plus Two/ Equivalent course
  2. Present Number and categories:
Class UG I UG II UG III PG I PG II
Sanctioned Strength  56  50  43
No. Of Students Admitted  56  50  43
No of present students  55  49  43
Boys  8  6  7
Girls  47 43 36
SC  9  12  9
ST  2  1  0
OBC and Minority  32  25  26
General  12  12  8

 

  1. Achievements of Students

 

  1. Ranks:

Following students secured First Rank in the B A English History Double Main Examinations

Name Year Rank/Position
Priyanka Aravind 2015 -16 First Rank
Ramsheena P 2016 -17 First Rank
FaseehaHannath 2017 -18 First Rank
Vineetha B Nair 2018 -19 First Rank
Sandra Nair 2019 -20 First Rank

 

 

NO Name of the Student NET / JRF Year
1
2
3

 

 

 

Recent Curricular Changes

Syllabus revised in 2019- Copy attached

Learning Resources & Facilities

The students of this department are provided with the following resources for  enhancing their academic, research, and employability skills in association with various departments and General Library including manuscript Library. .

Learning Management System (LMS)

Online Education Portal

Mobile App for LMS

IT Hub for enhancing IT skills

General Library with extensive collection of Books, ebooks, research journals and books for competitive examinations

Academic Activities & Initiatives

  • Students’ Seminars,

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Highlights of the Department

The department offers BA English/ History Dual Core which is a unique course with two main disciplines. As the students are allowed to pursue History, English or a number of interdisciplinary subjects for post-graduation after completing the course, enhances attraction of this course. The course is also tailor made for state and central civil service examinations as major part of the syllabus are covered by the course which is great benefit for those who are seriously preparing for such examinations.

The department conducts Seminars, Lecture series, and Webinars as part of faculty development programmes which are useful for the students also. Besides, it organises various programmes for students such as quiz competitions, essay competitions and debates. Faculties of the department functions as members of major committees, convenors as well as organisers of various clubs and in members of various university and state level bords and academic bodies.Out of two faculty members Sudheer Kumar Phas already acquired Ph.D and Haridasan V submitted thesis and waiting for open defence. Dr. Sudheer Kumar P is serving as the member in the State Technical Support Group (STSG) of RUSA. For the last four years, Haridasan V is the Joint Secretary of South Indian History Congress (SIHC), a body of History faculty members and researchers of South Indian States.

Honours and Awards if any

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Research Projects & Publications

Teachers’ profile attached

Research Guides

  1. Sudheer Kumar P

Research Scholars

SL NO: Name of Supervisor Name of the Ph. D Scholar Mode of Phd
Dr. Sudheer Kumar P RAJAN P P PART TIME
Dr. Sudheer Kumar P SEENA M S
Dr. Sudheer Kumar P AJITHA M U

 

Ph. D awarded

NIL

Placement Records

NIL

 

Annual Report

(From 2015-16 to 2019-20)

ANNUAL REPORT 2015-16

DEPT OF HISTORY

History Department has two faculty members.The teachers and students of the department actively participated in the co-curricular activities of the college during the year. As we have B.A English History Double Main Course the students are common for both History and English Departments.Besides the academic activities both faculty members did duties in the administrative responsibilities of the college. Sri. Haridasan V, of Department of History has the duties of Nodal Officer of UG & PG admission (CAP) and All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE). Department of History in association with the Department of Political Science conducted an extension programme and Dayabai, famous human right activist and philanthropist participated and interacted with the students, teachers, parents and other people who participated in the function. The faculty members participated in many seminars and conferences and presented papers and chaired sessions. The Department of History, SNGS College Pattambi organized a Seminar titled ‘Resistance Literature in Colonial Malabar’ on 7th January 2016. 42 teacher participants including 4 resource persons and post-graduate students from various departments of this college as well as from other colleges participated ibn the seminar.Our Students participated and won prizes in the Quiz programmes conducted by Unity Women’s College, Manjeri and S.N. College, Shoranur.

ANNUAL REPORT 2016-17

DEPT OF HISTORY

The college opened in June. The teaching staff were Sri.AbdulGafoor.P and Sri.Haridasan.V, Asst.Professor ( on FDP). Sri. Pramod. K was appointed as Asst. Professor-Guest faculty- in place of Sri.Haridasan.V. Admission to the first year was done properly as usual from the list of students given by the university of Calicut. Internal Examinations were conducted in time with the help of the college authorities. Sixth Semester students had study tour to Kodaikanal as part of their syllabus. Sri.AbdulGafoor. P, Asst. Professor and Smt. Seeja. H, Asst. Professor Department of English escorted the students. There was WWS and SSP for the students. There was proper participation of the students in these areas. The students had to present seminars and submit assignments in time as part of their studies. Local History projects were to be prepared by the Sixth Semester students as part of their UG programme. Each faculty member looked after the students in their projects. They were later evaluated by the external experts appointed by the University. Mock Viva voce was conducted for the students to have experience in facing viva examination.

ANNUAL REPORT 2017-18

DEPT OF HISTORY

The college reopened in June 2017.Tha Faculty members were Dr.Sudheerkumar.P, Asst. Professor and Sri.Haridasan.V, Asst.Professor ( on FDP). Sri.Pramod.K worked as Asst. Professor in place of Sri.Haridasan.V  as he had been continuing his FDP. The Department conducted many activities independently and also with the English Department. Auto Fiction and Local History was an interdisciplinary Seminar jointly conducted by both English and History departments. Experts in the field of Local History participated in the seminar. The department conducted study tour to the fifth semester students to Wayanad as it is part of the syllabus. Dr.Sudheerkumar escorted the students in the study tour. During this academic year Dr.Sudheerkumar presented three papers in various seminars. The department conducted internal examinations in time and the papers were given back with instructions to improve. Seminars were conducted in the class rooms and the students were to submit assignments. The assignments were corrected by the respective teachers and given back to the students. Local history projects of the sixth semester students were properly guided by the faculty members. Sasthrayan was important event sponsored by RUSA.It was an exhibition by English and History Departments. The syllabi of the students of the three years were covered by the faculty members.

ANNUAL REPORT 2018-19

DEPT OF HISTORY

As usual the college reopened in June 2018. There was an eventful academic year with a number of activities undertaken by the Department. Admission to the First year was promptly done. As there was increase in number of students to be admitted as per the instructions from the Govt. and University. The internal examinations of the three years conducted and remedial measures were taken.There was WWS scheme for the students which was successfully conducted. The students of all semesters were to present class seminars and submit assignments based on their syllabus.The SSP classes were also conducted with financial assistance from the Govt. Sri.Haridasan.V rejoined in October 2018 after completion of his period of FDP. He presented one paper in seminar. Dr.Sudheerkumar.P presented on paper in workshop. Study tour to the students of the Fifth Semester students was conducted to Hampi and Dandeli as part of the syllabus.Dr.Sudheerkumar, Sri.Haridasan.V and Smt.Seeja.H escorted the students in the study tour. Students of the Sixth Semester were to prepare Local History projects as part of their syllabus. The faculty members helped them to find suitable titles and corrected them to present before the external examiners.

ANNUAL REPORT 2019-20

DEPT OF HISTORY

The college had its reopening in June 2019.In the eventful academic year commenced with the admission of first year students. There were regular internal examinations. The department conducted two-day national Seminar on Ideology, Otherness and tolerance: The many pasts of India in October, 2019.There was also Study tour of the Sixth Semester students to Delhi in December 2019.More than 40 students took part in the tour as it was part of the syllabus. The accompanying teachers of the study tour were Dr.Sudheerkumar.P,Asst.Professor, Dept.of History, Sri.Haridasan.V, Asst.Professor, Dept.of History, Smt.Seeja.H and Smt.Smitha.G  both Assistant Professors  of Dept. of English.The students were instructed to present seminars in class rooms  and submit assignments on the topics they studied. Sixth semester students were to prepare field projects on Local History. They were assisted and advised by the faculty members.Dr.Sudheerkumar.P, Asst. Professor presented one Seminar paper and Sri.Haridasan.V, Asst.Professor presented one Seminar paper. In addition to this, the department extended greater support to the all the activities initiated by the college in academic and non-academic.

 

  Plan of Action

                      ACTION PLAN 2015-16

Select topics for History projects based on local history

Finalise project submission date on June

Conduct separate internal Examinations for each module.

Convene PTA meeting before December

Conduct a National Seminar

Conduct Study Tour in the month of December

 

 

                     ACTION PLAN 2016-17

 

 

Select topics for History projects based on local history

Finalise project submission date on June

Proposal to conduct PTA meeting before December

To invite an external RP to interact with students

To conduct National and Class seminars

 

                           ACTION PLAN 2017-18

 

 

Select topics for History projects based on local history

Finalise project submission date on June

Conduct separate internal Examinations for each module.

Convene PTA meeting before December

Conduct a National Seminar in association with Department of English

Conduct Study Tour in the month of December

 

            ACTION PLAN 2018-19

 

Select topics for History projects based on local history

Finalise project submission date on June

Decision to conduct internal Exams

Proposal to conduct PTA meeting before December

To conduct National and Class seminars

To conduct study tour before 31St December

 

         ACTION PLAN 2019-20

Select topics for History projects based on local history

Finalise project submission date on June

Decision to conduct internal Exams

Proposal to conduct PTA meeting before December

To conduct National and Class seminars

To conduct study tour before 31St December