Departments-Aided > Department of History

Inception 1975
  • To ensure History as a subject of interest, curiosity and research.
  • To create realization among students about the significance and relevance of History to understand our rich Cultural Heritage.
  • To help the students understand the past in right way, so that their commitment to social, moral and spiritual values be strengthened.
  • To inculcate the spirit of research in history.
  • Adopting holistic approach in teaching History than a narrative approach.
  • Encouraging field study with a view to create social awareness, appreciation and preservation of historical monuments.
  • Empowerment of Women.
Course Offered



M.Phil. (Full Time)

Ph.D. (Full Time)

Resources & Infrastructure
  • Department Library equipped with 6000 Books including Reference Section.
  • Museum

Special Equipments

  • Digital camera
  • Video camera
  • O.H.P
  • Slide Projector
  • Computer & Printer

P.G.Development Grant - UGC

Major Projects-2

Evolution of temple architecture in Tamilnadu.

Reconstructing History of Thiruchirappalli from 500 A.D. to 1300 A.D. through Epigraphy.

Minor Projects-2

Nodal Department for Foundation course on Human Rights Education.( U.G.C.grant ).

Add on features
  • Job Oriented and skill orientedCourses like Tourism and Epigraphy offered..
  • Syllabi for U.G and P.G are framed to cater to the needs of students appearing for competitive and other job oriented examinations.
  • History is made a field oriented study with the Introduction of papers like Tourism, Temple Architecture of Tamil Nadu, Epigraphy, Women Studies and Sociology, Human Rights.

Upgraded as Research Department in 2011

UGC sponsored Two Day National Level Seminar on "Epigraphy and Reconstruction of History" September 2011

Published the Seminar Proceedings with ISBN entitled

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Year Paper Published Paper Presented Books Published
International National International National
2012-17   - 28   - 49 11


Dr. M. Nalini Associate Prof. and Head
Dr. V. Seethalakshmi Associate Prof.
Dr. M. Nageswari Assistant Prof./Senr.
Ms. S. Vijayarani (Dept. of Sociology) Associate Prof.
Dr. T. Sumitha Assistant Prof.
Dr. K. Manimekalai Assistant Prof.
Ms.A.E.Jehan Keisar Lecturer.