The Department of History is one of the first departments of Assam University which started in 1994. The department imparts quality education to the Post-Graduate students in different branches of history and conducts researches for M.Phil. and Ph. D. With the establishment of the Centre for Archaeological Research the department has become a centre for the research on history, culture and archaeology of North East India. Although located in southern Assam, ongoing researches in the department cover a wide range of subjects covering the entire country.
|Number of Seats
|M.A. (by course work)
|M.Phil. ((by course work & dissertation)
|Ph.D. (by course work & dissertation)
|D.Litt. (by research work)
- Guest falcuty walk-in interview
- Selected List for Open Course
- TDC Syllabus (Pass & Hons.)
- FYUGP Syllabus NEP 2020
|Area of Specialization
|Contact & Email ID
|Field Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology, Heritage Management, Museums
|Sudeshna Purkayastha, Ph.D.
|Socio-Economic History of Modern India. Historiography and Cultural Studies.
|Projit Kumar Palit, Ph.D
|Religion, Social History, Historiography & Cultural Studies, Museology, Art History
|Suparna Roy, M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D.
Habibullah Mazumder , Ph.D.
|Modern India, Economic History and Regional History
Modern Indian History specially on partition
|Sudip Saha, M.Phil, Ph.D.
|Disease, Medicine and Environment in Modern South Asian History
|Raj Kumar Thakur, Ph.D.
|Nature of Colonial state, Labour History, Philosophy of History and Social History of Modern and Contemporary South Asia
Head of Department (i/c)
Prof. Projit Kumar Palit
Many former students of the department are serving as faculty members in University, colleges and other academic and research institutions.