Comprising a highly professional academic staff, the Department of History is one of the principal humanities departments of the College. The Honours programme has a balanced course content covering the evolution of human civilization from time immemorial to recent times. A comparative analysis of historical developments in India and the world is provided to students during the three years of study. The course prepares students to pursue careers in academics, research, civil services, journalism, mass communication, law, archaeology, museum studies, and tourism. The faculty consists of specialists in diverse fields who have contributed extensively in their areas of interest.