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.
M.A. (by course work).
Duration: Four Semesters. Intake
M.Phil.(by course work & dissertation). Duration:
Three Semesters. Intake Capacity: 15
Ph.D. (by course work & dissertation)
D.Litt. (by research work)
Archaeology:Underwater archaeology,Heritage Management,Museums.
|S. Nag, Ph.D.
and Contemporary History of India,Historiography and
Historical Method,Nationalism and Subnationalism,History of
Tribal and Indigenous People of North East India.
History of Modern India.
Kumar Palit, Ph.D
Social History & Museology.
of Medicine ,Science & Technology
|V. K. Rao,
East & Tribal Studies.
of Modern India & Economic History.
Medieval and Early Modern History of India.
India History specially on Partition
Head of the
Tel. (03842) – 270852
former students of the department are serving as faculty members
in University, colleges and other academic and research