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

COURSE PATTERNS (UG AND PG)
SYLLABUS (UG )
FORMER HEADS OF THE DEPTS 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

COURSE PATTERN AND SYLLABUS FOR

B.A. HISTORY

(2012 – 2015)

CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM

2012    Onwards  

Sem Course Title of the Course Code Hrs / Credits Marks
Language-1 Language – I U08TL1TAM01 U08FR1FRE01 U08HN1HIN01 6 3 100
I English -1 English –I U08EL1GEN01 6 3 100
Main Core – 1 History of Tiruchirappalli U12HI1MCT01 7 5 100
Allied -1 Women Studies In The Historical Perspectives U12HI1ACT01 4 4 100
Allied -2 Comparative Governments U12HI1ACT02 4 3 100
SBE-I Capacity Building U08RE1SBT01 2 2 100
Value Education 1
Total 30 20 600
II Language-2 Language – II U08TL2TAM02 U08FR2FRE02 U08HN2HIN02 5 3 100
English-2 English –II U08EL2GEN02 6 3 100
Main Core -2 History of Tamil Nadu from the Sangam Age to the  Marathas U12HI2MCT02 5 4 100
Main Core-3 Social & Cultural History of India Upto 1206 C.E. U12HI2MCT03 5 4 100
Allied-3 Working of the  Indian Constitution U12HI2ACT03 4 4 100
EVS Environmental Studies UO8RE2EST01 2 2 100
SBE-2 Rescapes-Skill Training For Environmental Sustainability U08RE2SBT02 2 2 100
Value Education U08VE2LVB02 U08VE2LVC02 U08VE2LVE02 1 1 100
Total 30 23 800
III Language -3 Language -3 U08TL3TAM03 U08FR3FRE03 U08HN3HIN03 6 3 100
English – 3 English – III 6 3 100
Main Core-4 History of Tamil Nadu from the  European Settlements to Independence 5 5 100
Main Core -5 Social & Cultural  History of India from 1206 to 1707 C.E. 5 5 100
Allied -4 Optional Basics of Tourism History of India  upto 1707  C.E. U13HI3ACT04 U13HI3AOT04 4 3 100
SBE 3 Introduction to Tourism & travel Agencies. U13HI3SBT03 2 2 100
Value Education 1 100
Gender Studies 1 1 100
Total 30 100
Language-4 Language- IV U08TL4TAM04 U08FR4FRE04 U08HN4HIN04 5 3 100
English -4 English -IV U08EL1GEN04 6 3 100
Main Core -6 History of India from 1707 to 1885 C.E. U13HI4MCT06 5 5 100
IV Main Elective 1 Public  Administration U13HI4MET01 5 5 100
Allied Optional -5 Tourism Product U13HI4AOT05 4 4 100
Allied Optional – 6 Panchayat Raj. History of India from 1707 to 1885 C.E. U13HI4A0T06 U13HI4AOT06 4 3 100
Value Education 1 1 100
Total 30 24 700
V Main Core – 7 Contemporary History of India 1947-1984 U14HI5MCT07 5 5 100
Main Core – 8 Historiography U14HI5MCT08 5 4 100
Main Core – 9 Epigraphy U14HI5MCT09 5 4 100
Main Core -10 History of World Civilization – I U14HI5MCT10 5 4 100
Main Elective- 2 Human Rights U14HI5MET02 5 4 100
NME-1 Domestic Tourism & Ticketing U14HI5NMT01 2 2 100
SBE – 4 Museology U14HI5SBT04 2 2 100
Value Education 1
Total 30 25 700
Main Core -11 History of Tiruchirappalli U14HI6MCT11 6 5 100
Main Core – 12 History of World Civilization – II U14HI6MCT12 6 5 100
Main Core -13 History of Science And Technology U14HI6MCT13 6 5 100
Main Elective- 3 International Relations from 1945 to 1991C.E. U14HI6MET03 5 5 100
NME – 2 Inter National Tourism & Travel Formalities. U14HI6NMT02 2 2 100
SBE -5 General Studies for Competitive Exams. U14HI6SBT05 2 2 100
SBE – 6 Research Methodology U13DS6SBT06 2 2 100
Value Education 1
Extension Activities 1 100
Total 30 27 800
Total 180 140

TOTAL NUMBER OF COURSE

 Main Core  14
 Main Elective  03
 Allied Compulsory  03
 Allied Optional  06
 SBE  06
 NME  02
 Gender Studies  01

CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM – 2014   ONWARDS NEW

SEM Course Title of the Course Code Hrs

Wk

Credits Marks
Language-1 Language – I U08TL1TAM01 U08FR1FRE01 U08HN1HIN01 6 3 100
I English -1 English -I U08EL1GEN01 6 3 100
Major Core – 1 Socio-Economic & Cultural History of India Upto 1206 C.E. U14HI1MCT01 7 5 100
Allied -1 Women Studies In The Historical Perspectives U14HI1ACT01 4 4 100
Allied -2 Comparative Governments U14HI1ACT02 4 3 100
SBE-I Environmental Studies U14RE1EST01 2 2 100
Value Education 1
Total 30 20 600
II Language-2 Language – II U08TL2TAM02 U08FR2FRE02 U08HN2HIN02 5 3 100
English-2 English -II U08EL2GEN02 6 3 100
Major Core -2 Socio-Economic and cultural history of India from1206 to 1707 C.E. U14HI2MCT02 5 4 100
Major Core-3 History of India from 1707 to 1885 C.E. U14HI2MCT03 5 4 100
Allied-3 Working of the  Indian Constitution U14HI2ACT03 4 4 100
EVS Soft skill Development U14RE2SBT02 2 2 100
SBE-2 Rescapes-Skill Training For Environmental Sustainability U08RE2SBT02 2 2 100
Value Education U08VE2LVB02 U08VE2LVC0 U08VE2LVE02 1 1 100
III Language -3 Language -3 U08TL3TAM03 U08FR3FRE03 U08HN3HIN03 6 3 100
English – 3 English – III U08EL3GEN03 6 3 100
Major Core-4 History of Tamil Nadu from the  Sangam Age to the Nayaks U 14HI3MCT04 5 5 100
Major Core -5 History of India from 1885 to 1947 C.E. U14HI3MCT05 5 5 100
Allied Optional – 4 Basics of Tourism History of India  Upto 1707  C.E. U14HI3ACT04 U11HI3AOT04 4 3 100
SBE 3 Introduction to Tourism & Travel Agencies. U14HI3SBT03 2 2 100
Value Education 1
Gender Studies 1 1 100
Total 30 22 700
Language-4 Language- IV U08TL4TAM04 U08FR4FRE04 U08HN4HIN04 5 3 100
English -4 English -IV U08EL1GEN04 6 3 100
Main Core -6 History of Tamil Nadu from the Marathas to Independence U14HI4MCT06 5 5 100
IV Major Elective 1 Public  Administration U14HI4MET01 5 5 100
Allied Optional – 5 Tourism Product U14HI4AOT05 4 4 100
Allied Optional – 6 Tourism Marketing. History of India from 1707 to 1947 C.E. U14HI4A0T06 U14HI4AOT06 4 3 100
Value Education 1 1 100
Total 30 24 700
V Major Core – 7 Contemporary History of India 1947-1984 U14HI5MCT07 5 5 100
Major Core – 8 Historiography U14HI5MCT08 5 4 100
Major Core – 9 Epigraphy U14HI5MCT09 5 4 100
Major Core -10 History of World Civilization – I U14HI5MCT10 5 4 100
Major Elective-2 Human Rights U14HI5MET02 5 4 100
NME-1 Domestic Tourism & Ticketing U14HI5NMT01 2 2 100
SBE – 4 Museology U14HI5SBT04 2 2 100
Value Education 1
Total 30 25 700
Major Core -11 History of Tiruchirappalli U14HI6MCT11 6 5 100
Major Core – 12 History of World Civilization – II U14HI6MCT12 6 5 100
Major Core -13 History of Science And Technology U14HI6MCT13 6 5 100
Major Elective-3 International Relations from 1945 to 1991C.E. U14HI6MET03 5 5 100
NME – 2 Inter National Tourism & Travel Formalities. U14HI6NMT02 2 2 100
SBE -5 General Studies for Competitive Exams. U14HI6SBT05 2 2 100
SBE – 6 Research Methodology U13DS6SBT06 2 2 100
Value Education 1
Extension Activities 1 100
Total 30 27 800
Total 180 140 4300

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

Photo Gallery (Related Photos of various occasions…………)