Name of the department :HISTORY
Name of programmes / course offered : UG (Hons & Gen) & PG
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The department of History started functioning since the commencement of our College in 1944.From a very humble beginning in 1944, today it is the academically one of the richest Department of the college including Post Graduate and Under Graduate (Honours & Pass) sections. The latest feather in the cap of the Department is the introduction of Regular Post Graduate Course in 2003. We have an excellent enrich Departmental Library with modern facilities like Journal, online Journal, different Newspapers and Magazines. We have very dedicated and committed faculty members who always have tried to enrich themselves by attending national and international conferences, presenting papers, attending various workshops. Faculty members are using Power Point Presentation to improve teaching methodology and to develop creative and innovative teaching style.
The Department also organizes national level Seminar with international delegation funded by different bodies like UGC, ICSR and ICHR for the academic enrichment of this region. The faculties are keen on initiating research and a number of minor projects are currently running in the department. Mr. Ashim Kumar Sarkar is principal investigator in one minor research project from UGC. Mr. Utpal Roy is also principal investigator of a UGC minor research project. Department every year also conducts Departmental Educational Tour to improve the practical knowledge in Historical and Social research field. Guest speakers with particular expertise are invited, whenever necessary, to deliver lectures on specialized topics.
Our another outstanding achievement is publication of “Exploring History”, Departmental bi-annual journal of modern Indian and Asian history with ISSN nomenclature (ISSN 2230 – 8490) published by the Post-Graduate Department of History, Malda College. It is primarily a forum for the presentation of research studies on topics of interest to students of history, university and college teachers, research scholars, members of learned societies, and discriminating readers. Its contributors include scholars of repute, competent to write with authority on subjects of their choice as well as young promising scholars engaged in research and advanced study.