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The MA (History) Program

The MA (History) Program

Application Kit

The Master of Arts (MA) in History is a 2 year full time campus program offered by the University which seeks to impart in depth knowledge in various aspects of the history of India and the World. The course focuses on various important eras, phenomenon and events that have defined the history of India and the world.

Two years

Award of Degree:
Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the “Master of Arts in History” Degree by the University.

Pass in graduation in History or an allied discipline with minimum 40% aggregate marks. Graduates from other disciplines may submit an application to the Registrar for special consideration. Final year students awaiting results may also apply.

Program Structure:
The MA Program is organized into 4 semesters in two years. Candidates are required to complete 12 Major Papers and three electives. Students are additionally required to complete a Master’s research project and a Postgraduate Dissertation.

MA (History) Program Structure
Semester-I Semester-II
  • Concepts and Approaches in History
  • Aspects of Antiquity
  • Pre- and Proto-Historic Societies
  • History of India from (c.1500 BCE to 1200CE)
  • Transformation of Europe (15th - 18th Century)
  • Research Methodology
  • History of India (c.1200-1757CE)
  • Elective - I
Master Research
Semester-III Semester-IV
  • History of Nazism and Fascism (1919-1945)
  • British Expansion and Imperial Policy in India (1757-1857)
  • Social and State Formations
  • Elective - II
  • Aspects of the Post War World (1945-2000)
  • History of Modern India (c. 1857-1950)
  • Elective - III
  • Postgraduate Dissertation

Electives : Semester-II: History of Imperialism and Nationalism; Women and Gender in Ancient Societies; Religion and Society in Medieval India.
Semester - III: Early Indian Art and Architecture c.300BCE – c.1200CE; Political Ideas and Institutions during the Mughal Period; British Policy in Northeast India.
Semester - IV: Religion and Society in Ancient India; History of the Marathas; Government and Politics in Northeast India since 1947.

The program structure is subject to change (if required).