The Department of History was established in the year 1974. The Department flourished with the Post Graduate Degree in the academic year 1987-88. The Department introduced an additional Under Graduate Degree in Vocational – Tourism (UGC Sponsored Course) in the year 1997-98. The certificate course in Tourism Management is taught to Under Graduate Students of B.A. History. In addition to that the department has imparted Spoken English Classes for both Under Graduate and Post Graduate Students to improve their communication skills.
|B.A. Degree||3 Years|
|B.A. Degree (Vocational -Tourism)||3 Years|
|M.A., Degree||2 Years|
|Dr. R.Ravichandran, M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,||Head (i/c), Associate Professor|
|Thiru. M.Sethu Ramalingam, M.A., M.Phil.,||Assistant Professor|
|Dr. R.Rajavarman, M.A.,M.A.,M.Phil.,M.Ed.,Ph.D.,PGDCA.,||Assistant Professor|
|Tmt. P.Chitra, M.A., M.Phil.,||Associate Professor|
|Dr.S.Varalakshmi, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,||Associate Professor|
|Thiru. P.Senrayan M.A., M.Phil.,|
|Thiru.N.Suresh M.T.M||Lecturer in History Tourism|
The Department of History has sufficient facilities for conducting classes. Each classroom has sufficient furniture. The staff room is spacious to accommodate all the faculty members. The department has computer with Internet connectivity. The Post Graduate Department library with the collection of 800 books for the use the Post Graduate Students. Teaching aids like LCD Projector, TV, Camera, Hand camera, scanner, printer are also available for the use of the students as well as the department.
Research plays a vital role for the students and the faculties. The Department has possessed six faculties, four with Ph.D. Degree, the remaining two staff members are pursuing research for the award of the Ph.D., Degree. The four Guest Lecturers of the Department are also pursuing research for the award of Ph.D., Degree. The faculty members have participated/ presented / published the State/ National / International Seminars, workshops and conferences.
The Department of History conducts special coaching classes for NET / SET especially for the Post Graduate students. Remedial Coaching classes for the students those who have failed in the semester examinations. There is a question bank in the department which has collection of previous semester examination questions conducted by the Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.