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M.A. (HISTORY)

  • Established in 1980, the program offers comprehensive research and specialized coursework.
  • It focuses on developing advanced analytical and critical thinking skills
  • It incorporates interdisciplinary approaches to learning, providing a well-rounded educational experience.
  • The program offers hands-on training for projects, supported by industry professionals.
  • The uniqueness of the program lies in its focus and the faculty's expertise in various domains, offering students a broad range of insights and knowledge.
    • Well-equipped classrooms (Hybrid mode) with audio-visual aids facilitate effective learning.
    • Libraries have an extensive collection of historical works, documents and journals.
    • Access to digital archives and online resources is often integrated with their study components.
    • A conducive learning environment is created through a combination of physical and digital resources to support the diverse needs of History students.

    • Curriculum - The curriculum typically delves into a panoramic exploration of historical periods, events and things. It emphasizes advanced research methods and critical analysis. Students are engaged in intensive study of specific regions or eras. The curriculum often includes seminars, group discussions, quiz etc., and provides opportunities for archival research and field study. Moreover, the Interdisciplinary perspective and the integration of diverse sources, enrich the programme fostering a nuanced understanding of the past, to study the present and to predict the future. The Syllabus is meticulously crafted for aspirants to optimise their preparation for UPSC/State Public Service Examination/UGC-NTA-NET/SET Examination and gain a strategic edge in other competitive arenas.
    • The History Programme plunges its pupils into the depths of human experience, from the intricate political webs of medieval dynasties to the groundbreaking discoveries of scientific revolutions. It allows students to immerse themselves in diverse historical narratives and cultivates a cross cultural appreciation, fostering a holistic approach to historical studies.
    • Acclaimed for their diverse expertise, the History Department bring the full scope of human history to life. From ancient civilizations to contemporary movements, their dedication cultivates a dynamic learning environment that fosters critical thinking and intellectual engagement.
    • Value Added Course/Job Oriented Course
      • Civil Service Coaching
      • Tourism and Travel Management in tie up with The Classic Tours and Travels.
    • Online Certification
      • Swayam NPTEL
      • NASSCOM
      • ICT Academy
      • Coursera - online learning courses from top universities and industry leaders

      Employment Rate

      An impressive 80% of our MA History graduates find employment within graduation, indicating a strong demand for professionals with advanced skills in history and research.

      Top Job Roles

      Graduates from our MA History program pursue a variety of roles in research, education, and public service. Here's a breakdown of the most common job roles and the percentage of alumni in each:

      • History Lecturer/Professor:25%
      • Research Analyst: 20%
      • Archivist:15%
      • Museum Curator: 10%
      • Policy Analyst: 10%
      • Other roles (Writer, Journalist, etc.): 20%

      Industry Distribution

      Our alumni work across a range of industries, illustrating the versatility of an MA History degree. Here's the industry distribution for MA History graduates:

      • Education and Academia: 35%
      • Government and Public Policy: 20%
      • Museums and Archives: 15%
      • Media and Publishing: 10%
      • Other industries (Consulting, Non-profits, etc.): 20%

      Career Progression

      Many of our MA History graduates achieve career progression quickly, with approximately 25% reaching senior-level or managerial positions within five years of graduation, indicating strong potential for career growth in history-related roles. .

      Average Starting Salary

      The average starting salary for MA History graduates is approximately Rs. 4,00,000 to 7,00,000 per annum, with opportunities for significant salary growth as they gain experience and specialize in specific roles.

      Advanced Degrees and Certifications

      A notable percentage of our graduates pursue advanced degrees or certifications to further their careers in history. About 25% pursue advanced degrees such as a Ph.D. in History or a related field, and 15% earn certifications in areas like Archival Science or Museum Studies.

      Alumni Success Stories

      Our alumni network is extensive, providing valuable career support and mentorship. Many of our alumni have achieved notable success, including:

      • Becoming professors at renowned universities
      • Leading research teams at major institutions
      • Curating exhibits at prestigious museums
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