DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1955 | 1996: Honours

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Institutional visits – Indian Museum, Asiatic Society, I.C.C.R., Victoria Memorial, Raja Rammohan College, Khanakul, Hooghly, Science City
§ Summer project since 2014
§ Publication of departmental journal ‘HISTORYWATCH’
§ Students Wall Magazine

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Category Eligibility Criteria For Form Fill Up Additional Criteria
General (Minimum aggregate 50% AND 45% in History) OR (55% in History if aggregate below 50% but more than 45%). Candidates not having History in Class XII may apply provided they have obtained 55% in aggregate. Must have passed in English
SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B Candidates belonging to the SC, ST, OBC-A & OBC-B communities should obtain a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate OR 40% marks in the subject or related subjects. SC,  ST & OBC communities recognised by Govt. of West Bengal are only eligible for the exemption mentioned above . Must have passed in English
Index Marks Calculation for Merit List With History : (Aggregate + History)/2

Without History: (Aggregate + English (1st or 2nd Language))/2

HISTORY AS ELECTIVE:
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA : 45% and above in aggregate
SUBJECT COMBINATION:
ENGLISH AND ONE MODERN INDIAN LANGUAGE (MIL) ARE COMPULSORY. HINDI / BENGALI / URDU ARE OFFERED AS MODERN INDIAN LANGUAGES. STUDENTS ARE TO CHOOSE THE HONOURS SUBJECTS AND TWO ELECTIVE SUBJECTS TAKING ONE SUBJECT ONLY FROM A GROUP. MUSIC MAY BE OPTED AS A NON-TAUGHT SUBJECT.
GROUP-I GROUP-II GROUP-III
Political Science/ Education Sociology / Philosophy Economics / English / Urdu
Political Science/ Education Geography English / Urdu
Political Science/ Education Hindi Economics /English
Bengali Sociology/ Geography/ Philosophy English
Bengali Sociology / Philosophy Economics

Events & Workshops

  • Special Lecture was organized by Department of History on 17.12.15. Dr. Durga Basu, Professor, Department of Archaeology, University of Calcutta delivered a lecture on ‘Excavations and Recent Discoveries in West Bengal’.
  •  The students of Department of History went for an educational visit to Rabindranath Tagore’s House, Jorasanko, Kolkata on 03.03.16.
  • Students Seminar was organized by Department of History on 18.03.16. The students spoke on ‘Women in ancient and medieval India’

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