Department of History

The Department of History, established in 1986,is one of the oldest departments of the College. The department ensures to provide the best to its students along with making them practical for their future. The department holds record of having alumni with leadership qualities placed in various services of the government sector along with engagement in private sector and self start-up business. The department offers its papers for Honours, non-honours  at the UG level and is also available as a subject at Higher Secondary level.
The major objectives of the Department are:  ·         
To introduce the students with major trends of changes and developments in the life and culture of the humanity.        
To acquaint the students to the emerging branches of historical studies and thought, and creation of a new generation of historians.       
To undertake extensive research on various aspects of history of Assam and the North-East India.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Joyprakash Bhuyan
MR JOYPRAKASH BHUYAN (HOD)

M.A , M. Phil, B.Ed

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EX- FACULTY

MR BIREN GOGOI (1986- 2022)
MR BINA PEGU (1984-1986)
MR GOBIN CH. BORA (1988)
DR SIKHAMONI GOHAIN BORUAH (1990)
MRS RUPANJALI MORANG (1992) 
MR BHUPEN HAZARIKA (1997)
MR JAMIRUL HAZARIKA (1998)
MR SUNIL DAS (2004-2012)
MISS JULI DEVI (2015)
MR SANJIB SAIKIA (2016)
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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DR SONARAM KALITA (ON LIEN)

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Abhinab Nath
MR ABHINAB NATH

M.A., NET, SLET

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GUEST FACULTY
Netra Das
MR NETRA DAS (CONTACTUAL)

M.A.

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Program Specific Outcomes

(PSOs of B.A. History)

·         Gain an understanding of the history of our faith, traditions, institutions, government, and so on.

·         Recognise the people's current social, political, religious, and economic circumstances.

·         Examine the connections between historical and contemporary events.

 

·         Acquire practical knowledge that aids in studying and comprehending historical events, such as:

 

v  Draw historical maps, charts, diagrams etc.

v  Prepare historical models, tools etc.

·         Develop interests in the study of history and activities relating to history, for example:

v  Collect ancient arts, old coins and other historical materials

v  Participate in historical drama and historical occasions

v  Visit places of historical interests, archaeological sites, museums and archives

v  Read historical documents, maps, charts etc.

v  Play active roles in activities of the historical organizations and associations

v  Write articles on historical topics.

·         History lessons contribute to moral education.

Studying history instills a sense of patriotism in pupils.

·         Students will have a better understanding of time and chronology and will be able to research how individuals lived in diverse historical cultures.

·         They will study Indian history, history of the world and of Europe, history of Japan, history of China, history of Great Britain, etc.

·         Students will be familiar with the topic's history, development, and fundamental principles, which they may utilise in their everyday lives. They will be able to develop an interest in how government functions, with a focus on the relevance of the topic in modern society.

·         Students will develop into watchful, informed citizens who take an active role in governance.

·         They will also acquire the skills of critical analysis. Students will be acquainted with the basic concepts of the discipline which will make them politically aware.

·         This is the most appropriate combination for the public service examination.

 

Course Outcomes (Cos)

(A)  BA History (Core)

   Semester 1:

CO 1: HISTORY OF INDIA- I

Course Code: HISHC101

Objectives: The objective of this course is to analyze the various source materials for the reconstruction of Ancient Indian History and the approaches of historical reconstruction.

Outcome: After completing the course, the students will be acquainted with the various ancient cultures, the technological, economic, political and religious development of the period concerned.

CO2: SOCIAL FORMATIONS AND CULTURAL PATTERNS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

Course Code: HISHC102

 

Objectives: The students will acquainted with the evolution of humankind, the beginning of food production, the Bronze Age., advent of iron, the slave society in ancient Greece, the economy and the Political culture of the ancient Greece.

 

Outcome:  After completing the course the students shall be able to know and learn the history of evolution of human being and gradual settlement as well as the culture of Greece.

 

   Semester 2:

CO3: HISTORY OF INDIA II

Course Code: HISHC103

Objectives: The objective of this course is to acquaint the students with agrarian economy, the growth of urban centres in northern and central India and the Deccan as well as craft production, trade routes and coinage.

Outcome: Students shall be able to understand the process of state formation and the Mauryan and post-Mauryan polities with special reference to the Kushanas, Satavahanas and Gana-Sanghas.

Land grants, land rights and peasantry, urban decline and religious traditions of early India.

 

 

CO4: SOCIAL FORMATIONS AND CULTURAL PATTERNS OF THE MEDIEVAL WORLD

Course Code: HISHC104

Objectives: The learners will be acquainted with the Roman Empire, slave society, the cultural and trade. The learners will be acquainted with the crisis and disintegration of the Roman Empire.

 

Outcome: Students will understand the history of Roman empire as well as able to know the economic development in Europe from 7th to 14th centuries covering production, technological developments, growth of towns and trade and feudal crisis.

 

   Semester 3

 

Co5: HISTORY OF INDIA III (c. 750 -1206)

Course Code: HISHC105

Objectives:

The students will acquire knowledge about the sources for the reconstruction of early medieval Indian history.

Outcome: After the completion of the course students shall be able to gain knowledge regarding political structure and social and religious institutions, the agrarian structure and social change, and about trade and commerce, guilds and process of urbanization.

 

Co6: RISE OF THE MODERN WEST – I

Course Code: HISHC106

Objectives: The students will be acquainted with the transition from feudalism to capitalism, the voyages to the new world, the Renaissance.

Outcome: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know the Religious Reformation, the 16th century Economic Developments and the emergence of European state system.

 

    Co7: HISTORY OF INDIA IV (c.1206 – 1550)

Course Code: HISHC107

Objectives: The learners will gather information regarding

(i) The sources, vernacular histories and epigraphy

(ii) The various dynasties ruling Delhi

(iii) Emergence of Bahmani kingdom and Vijaynagara Empire

 

Outcome: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know the social and economic developments, the religion, society and culture during the late medieval India.

 

     Semester 4

   CO8: RISE OF THE MODERN WEST – II

Course Code: HISHC108

Objectives: This paper will help the students to know about the 17th   century European crisis, the English Revolution.

Outcomes: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know scientific development from 15th to 17th century, growth of mercantilism end of Absolute Monarchy and growth of Parliamentary Democracy, the American and Industrial Revolution.

 

     CO9: HISTORY OF INDIA V (c. 1550 – 1605)

Course Code: HISHC109

Objectives: The students will have information regarding the Persian sources and vernacular literary traditions.

Outcomes: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know the growth and consolidation of the Mughal Empire Mughal policies in the North West Frontier and the Deccan, the land rights and revenue system, agriculture, trade under the Mughals Political and religious ideas of the period concerned.

    CO10: HISTORY OF INDIA VI (c. 1605 – 1750)

Course Code: HISHC1010

Objectives: The learners will have an idea about the various sources and historiography of the Mughal period.

Outcomes: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know expansion of the Mughal rule, the Sufi orders Auragzeb’s religious policy, religious institutions, decline of the Mughal Empire, growth of regional polities and state formation under the Rajputs, the Marathas, 18th Century Debate, trade, craft, monetary and market system, urban centres and Indian Ocean trade network

 

 

 

 

     Semester 5

 

CO11: HISTORY OF Modern Europe – I (c. 1780 – 1939)

Course Code: HISHC1011

Objectives: The objective of this course is to help the students to be acquainted with the various factors that led to the French Revolution of 1789 The Art and Culture of the Revolution.

Outcome: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know the Restoration of royal dynasties, the radical movements, the evolution of social classes, Industrialization, the First World War and Administrative Reorganization in Italy and Germany.

 

CO12: HISTORY OF INDIA VII (c. 1750 – 1857)

Course Code: HISHC1012

Objectives:

The Paper tries to examine the transition of India into a Colonial domain of the British.

Outcomes: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know that this transition was not unilinear as the Colonial state had to face resistance from the natives.

 

           Semester 6

 

CO13: HISTORY OF INDIA VIII (c. 1857 – 1950)

Course Code: HISHC1013

Objectives: The paper will endeavour to highlight the growth of Indian Nationalism and the National Movement for Freedom.

Outcomes: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know that the responses of the various sections of the people. They will also know the initial transition from the Colonial to the Post-Colonial era.

 

CO14: HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE II (c. 1780 -1939)

Course Code: HISHC1014

Objectives: The Objective of this Course is to acquaint the Students with Liberal Democracy, Working Class Movements and Socialism in the 19th and 20th Centuries.

Outcomes: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know the crisis of Feudalism in Russia and Experiments in Socialism, War and Crisis: c. 1880-1939 and Post 1919 political development, Cultural and Intellectual Developments since c. 1850.

 

(B)  BA History Generic Elective (Interdisciplinary Any Four)

Semester 1

CO1: HISTORY OF ASSAM: 1228 –1826

Objectives: The objective of this paper is to give a general outline of the history of Assam from the 13th century to the occupation of Assam by the English East India Company in the first quarter of the 19th century.

Outcomes: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know the major stages of developments in the political, social and cultural history of the state during the most important formative period.

Semester 2

CO2: HISTORY OF INDIA FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO 1526

Objectives: The objective of this paper is to acquaint the students with the general outline of the history of India from the known earliest times to the coming of the Mughals to India in the first quarter of the 16th century.

Outcomes: After the completion of the course students shall be able to get a comprehensive idea of the developments in all spheres of life during this period.

Semester 3

CO3: HISTORY OF INDIA: 1526 – 1947

Objectives: This paper aims to acquaint the students with the general course of events in the field of political, social, cultural and economic affairs in India from the foundation of the Mughal Empire in 1526 till Independence in 1947.

Outcomes: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know Political Conditions in Northern India in the beginning of the 16th century, British Conquests of India –British occupation of Bengal, Anglo-French rivalry-the Battle of Plassey and its effects.

 

Semester 4 (any one)

 

HISGE 4.1: HISTORY OF EUROPE: 1453-1815

Objectives: The objective of this paper is to acquaint the students with the major developments in European politico-economic scenario since the Renaissance till the end of the French Revolution.

Outcome: After the completion of the course students shall be able to know renaissance, reformation, thirty years war and colonial expansion.

HISGE 4.2: History of Modern Assam (1826-1947)

Objectives: This course intends to acquaint the students with Assam History from Yandaboo treaty to India’s Independence.

Outcome: After the completion of the course students shall be able to familiarize with political condition in Assam on the eve of the British rule. It also attempts to bring the pupils to the understanding of the social and economic conflicts like Peasant uprising and role of Assam in freedom struggle.

 

(C)  BA History Discipline Specific Elective

Semester 5

CO1: EARLY AND MEDIEVAL ASSAM TILL 1826

Objectives: The objective of this paper is to give a general outline of the history of Assam from the 13th century to the occupation of Assam by the English East India Company

Outcome: After the completion of the course students shall be able to acquaint with major stages of developments in the political, social and cultural history of the state during the most important formative period.

CO2: HISTORY OF MODERN ASSAM: 1826 –1947

Objectives: The course aims at acquainting the students with the socio-political and economic developments in Assam.

Outcome: After the completion of the course students shall be able to understand the growth of Nationalism and the role of the Provinces in the National Movement for independence.

Semester 6 (Any Two)

CO3: Social and Economic History of Assam

Objectives: The objective of this course is to acquaint the students with the development of Caste, Social Classes and Occupational Groups in Ancient Assam, the religion Beliefs and Practice.

Outcome: After the completion of the course students shall be able to understand land grant, trade, Society, the Neo-Vaishnavite Movement Patriarchy, Satra Institutions, Agriculture and Trade in Medieval Assam, the Growth of Modern Education and role of the Missionaries, Middle Class, Agriculture, Tea Industry and Transport System in Colonial Assam.

 

CO4: Historiography

Objectives: This course aims to introduce the learners to important issues related to historical method including significant, historical trends and issues related with the historians craft.

Outcome: After the completion of the course students shall be able to understand Evolution of Historiography, Renaissance to Enlightenment Historiography and Development of History Writing in India in Modern Period.

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Name of the Student

Year of Passing

Percentage

Grade/ Division

University Ranking

Ajit Kumar Das

2022

6.85

B+

NiL

Bipen Sarkar

2022

7.08

A

NiL

Jugal Kalita

2022

6.79

B+

NiL

Jyoti Taye

2022

8.39

A+

NiL

Manas Protim Das

2022

6.52

B+

NiL

Mritunjay Das

2022

7.18

A

NiL

Ankita Borah

2022

8.55

A+

NiL

Bikash Das

2021

56.29

2nd

NiL

Bikash Das

2021

61.36

1st

NiL

Baikuntha Doley

2021

66.29

1st

NiL

Dayananda Doley

2021

50.57

2nd

NiL

dhiraj kumar Das

2021

61.43

1st

NiL

Prasanta Borah

2021

82.64

1st

NiL

Dipamoni Doley

2021

51.57

2nd

NiL

Rakhi Moni borah

2021

64.36

1st

NiL

arabinda Das

2020

62.5

1st

105th

Bhaskar Bharali

2020

47.71

2nd

NiL

Hirak Jyoti Doley

2020

55

2nd

NiL

Manas Jyoti Saikia

2020

61.21

1st

NiL

Junmoni Bonia

2020

60.64

1st

NiL

Purnima Das

2020

56.36

2nd

NiL

Simpi Dutta

2020

57.43

2nd

NiL

Pabitra borah

2019

64.79

1st

90th

Prasanta Das

2019

80.43

1st

3rd

Rohit Hazarika

2019

65.64

1st

81st

Satyanarayan Tayung

2019

66.57

1st

70th

Arati Phukan

2019

72.86

1st

25th

Dulumoni Gogoi

2019

58.14

2nd

NiL

Junmoni Bora

2019

60.29

1st

133rd

Mamata Doley

2019

43.14

3rd

NiL

Moni Daw

2019

50

2nd

NiL

Poli Saikia

2019

50.64

2nd

NiL

Bhaikan Das

2018

70.79

1st

28th

Binkuram Das

2018

54.93

2nd

NiL

Pinku Pegu

2018

44.57

3rd

NiL

Tankeswar Das

2018

60.57

1st

117th

Dimpal Dutta

2018

50.43

2nd

Hemanta Borah

2017

51.93

2nd

Jadumoni Kalita

2017

54.29

2nd

Phulmoni Payeng

2017

53.29

2nd

Sinti Saikia

2017

63

1st

76th

Krishna Das

2016

75.5

1st

Kanekeswar Das

2016

71.9

1st

Kaustav Madhav Dutta

2016

54.27

2nd

Bobita Hazarika

2016

79.71

1st

4th

Gitali Boruah

2016

65.5

1st

Netra Das

2015

73.5

1st

Rajkumar Taye

2015

75.5

1st

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Semester

4th semester

6th semester

2nd semester

6th semester


Year

2022

2022
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Year

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Banashree Kalita,

B.A 6th Semester

19

2023

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Bhagyashree Bhuyan,

B.A 6th Semester

150

2023

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3

Dipanjali Morang ,

B.A 6th Semester

154

2023

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Arpana Jyoti Pegu, 

B.A 6th Semester

035

2023

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5

Biku Saikia ,

B.A 4th Semester

002

2023

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Arun Kalita ,

B.A 4th Semester

011

2023

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Lakhinath Saikia,

B.A 4th Semester

013

2023

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Geetai Pegu ,

B.A 4th Semester

020

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Dikshita Dutta ,

B.A 4th Semester

023

2023

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Rashmi Gogoi ,

B.A 4th Semester

025

2023

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Sankar Jyoti Das ,

B.A 4th Semester

032

2023

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Ankur Das ,

B.A 4th Semester

107

2023

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Joylakhi Payeng ,

B.A 4th Semester

123

2023

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Debaram Kalita ,

B.A 2nd Semester

004

2023

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15

Tinamoni Das ,

B.A 2nd Semester

130

2023

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Purnima Das ,

B.A 2nd Semester

131

2023

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Dipsikha Das ,

B.A 2nd Semester

135

2023

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