History

Objectives:

  • To preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the nation.
  • To promote the communal harmony.
  • To be effective agents of social changes.
  • To promote and work for social justice and respect for life in the context of emerging global, national and regional concerns.
  • To value freedom and respect the freedom of others.
  • To develop the ability to collect, organize and interpret historical data.
  • To create an awareness of the social problems.
  • To understand the present in the light of the past.

Milestones

  • 1972  – B.A.HISTORY
  • 2002  – M.A. HUMAN RIGHTS
  • 1998-1999 – B.A History Specialization in Tourism
  • 2012-2015  – Add on courses- Certificate courses

FORMER HEADS OF THE DEPARTMENTS WITH PHOTOS

S.NO Name Photo
 1 Sr. Fabiana (1972-1977)  fabina
 2 Mrs. Sakuntala Samueval (1977-82) sakuntala
3 Dr. Sr. Georgia  (1982 – 2006) geogia
4 Omana Jacob (2006-2007)  omana
5 Mrs.Beaulah (2007- 2008) beaula2007
6 Mrs. Joesphin Leela (2008-2011) josephin leela

 

STAFF AND SPECIALIZATION

S.NO NAME QUALIFICATION AREA OF SPECIALIZATION
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1. Dr. Viji. M M.A, M.Ed., M.Phil. B.GL., Ph.D Toursim,Indian History 30 Years
2. Dr. Sr. P. Rajakumari M.A., M. Phil, Ph. D Women Studies,Human Rights, 13 Years
4. Ms. Theresa Rosetti.J M.A., M. Phil., Ph. D History of Medieval India,Tourism, Human and Travel Management 12 Years
5. Ms. R. Pricila M.A., M. Phil., B. Ed Indian History,World History,International Relations, 8 Years
6. Ms. Thahira Banu M.A., M. Phil., SET

 

DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES (2013-2014)

Years Curriculum Restructuring Teaching/
Learning/
Evaluation
Project
(Major/Minor)
Seminar/
Conference
/ Workshop
Research/
Publication
2013      2014 Introduce New
3 Papers. In the
coming
Semester.
Field visits
1.Tourist
centres and
historical
places.
Hogenakkal,
Vellore Fort,
Golden
Temple,
Thiupathur,
Yelagiri  Hills,
Chidambaram,
Pitchavaram.
2. Soft skill
Training for the
students
Training  on
Communicatio
n Skill Training
on Interview
Techniques.3. Making them
to do various
certificate
courses.
Local Visits-
Rock Fort,
2013 –
2014.
Introduce
New 3
Papers. In the
coming
Semester.
Field visits 1. Tourist centres and historical places. Hogenakkal,
Vellore Fort, Golden Temple, Thiupathur, Yelagiri
Hills, Chidambaram, Pitchavaram.2.Soft skill Training for the students Training  on
Communication Skill Training  on Interview
Techniques
3. Making them to do various certificate courses.Local Visits-Rock Fort, Srirangam, Museum and
Archives.
Planned to organise tour to Tourism students to Delhi,
Haridhuvar, Risikesh, Dehara Dun, and Mussorie.
Srirangam, Museum and Archives. Planned to organise tour to Tourism students to Delhi, Haridhuvar, Risikesh, Dehera Dun, and Mussorie.

ACTIVITIES FOR (2014-2015) – till date

Years Curriculum
Restructuring
Teaching/
Learning/
Evaluation
Project
(Major/Minor)
Seminar/
Conference/
Workshop
Research/
Publication
Consultancy/
Extension
Activities
Infrastructure/
Additional
Information
2014

2015
Introducing
Three New
Papers
Making
students to
prepare
questions on
relevant
historical
events.Student
Project UG
Project State
sponsored
Two Staff will
take up Major
Project
One  day
National
Seminar  On
Historical
Writing Today.
Each staff
will publish
a paper in
the Inter
National
Journals
MOU with
Jenny’s
Academy.
Certificate
Course in
Tourism.

ACHIVEMENTS OF STAFF:
Dr. M. Viji who received the Best Citizen award by the the World’s leading Biographical Specialist in the year 2014.

STUDENTS ACHIEMENTS:
Prizes in Academics
Ms. Manimegalai (III YEAR HISTORY)

  1. Won 1st Place in academics during the year 2012 – 2013 in Main.
  2. Got 1st place in General English during the academic year 2012 – 2013 and 2013 – 2014.
  3. Got overall 1st place in Ethics during the academic year 2013 – 2014.

Prizes in Non – Academics

  1. Won in high jump and long jump during the year 2012 – 2013.
  2. Got third place in high jump and first place in speed walk during the year 2012 – 2013.
  3. Got first place in surprise event conducted by BCA department.
  4. Certified as a best NCC cadet.
  5. Secured Gold Medal in Health & Hygiene.
  6. Represented TamiNadu in All India Thal Sainik Camp – Delhi for firing.
  7. Won first prize in Essay competition during the year 2012 – 2013.
  8. Won second place in poster making presentation during the year 2013 – 2014.
  9. Secured first place in State Level Quiz competition conducted by St. Joseph’s College during the year 2012 – 2013 and 2013- 2014.

Non – Academics
Ms. Celine Sophia (III Yr HISTORY)

  • Certified as best NCC Cadet.
  • Attended All  India Trekking Camp.
  • Attended All India National Integration Camp – Andhra Pradesh.
  • Attended Inter Unit Camp in RDC.

INNOVATIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS    : LCD, INTERACTION, FIELD VISITS,
SMART BOARDS, ROLE PLAY

NUMBER OF E-LESSONS DEVELOPED                         :  7

MAJOR / MINOR PROJECTS SANCTIONED

TO THE DEPARTMENT/INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIVE PROJECT:  NIL

MAJOR PROJECT

S.NO Name of the
Investigator
Title of the Major and
Duration
Amount
Sanctioned
Funding
Agency
Year
1. Dr. M. Viji
Asst. Prof. History
A study on identifying
culture in the villages around
Trichy developing
participatory Model for
Archiving Indigenous
knowledge & culture
particularly through New
Media & ICT.F5 460
6,20,800 UGC 2013

MINOR PROJECTS

S.NO Name of the Investigator Time of the Minor Projects and
duration
Amount
Sanctioned
Funding Agency Year
1. Mrs. Josephine Leela
Associate Prof. of History
Sensitization of elementary
school teachers on Child Rights
in the Rescapes adopted village
in Manachanallur Taluk (2008-
2009).
Rs. 1,38,000 UGC 2008 – 2010.
2. Dr.M.Viji.
Asst. Prof. of History
A study on how pollution that
affect the arrival of the foreign
tourists in Tiruchirappalli.
Rs. 1,10,000 UGC 2008 – 2010.
3. Sr. P. Rajakumari
Asst. Prof. of History
A study on gender and human
settlement with reference to
gypsies in Tiruchirappalli (2008
– 2009).
Rs. 1,05,000 UGC 2008 – 2010.

RESEARCH DETAILS

S.No PhD M. Phil Remarks
No   of   staff
guiding
Scholars
Produced
Pursuing No of staff
guiding
Scholars    Produced Pursuing
1. Dr. M. Viji
Asst.Prof.
History
Nil 8 Dr. M. Viji
Asst.Prof.
History
9 Nil

MOUs Signed                                                            :  NIL
STUDENT CENTRED SERVICES                         : NIL
INTENSIVE INTERNSHIP (On-the-job training)     : NIL
ALUMNI (Distinguished)

S.NO NAME POSITION
1. M. Elizabeth Paripooranam (1977-80) Senior Audit Inspector Trichy Corporation
2. Ms. Sivagami IAS,Tamilnadu
3. Mrs.Florence Armstrina Customs Officer, Chennai
Ms.Usharani I Grade Officer in Railways