The Department of History was introduced in 1959, in the year of establishment of the college. The department offers both General and Major courses . Presently, the department has four full time teachers. Among them, two teachers have PhD degree to their credit.
Dr. Ranjit Ranjan Saikia
H.O.D. Associate Professor
Mr. Arup Kr. Borthakur
Dr. Bikash nath
The students are admitted on the basis of marks obtained in the last HS Final examination. Besides the department conducts a selection test for the 'major" students.
The department has a cultural museum. The department has a library of its own. The students use the library during the college hours. They can even borrow books from the library. Even the economically backward students are given books for the whole year. The department has a computer of its own. Besides, internet facilities are also available in the department.
For comprehensive and fruitful teaching-learning process, home assignments, group discussions, student seminars are also arranged. Internet facilities are used by the teachers for the benefit of the students. Students have free access to the consult any academic subjects.
The department organized a U.G.C. sponsored National Seminar on the topic “Globalization and Tourism in Assam” in 2013. Another U.G.C sponsored National Seminar was also organized by the Deptt of History on “Globalization and Higher Education in India in the New Millennium: Challenges and Remedies” on 6th and 7th September 2012.