The department of History, Guwahati College was established in the year 1964. The major course in degree level was introduced in 1985 .
The basic objective of the department is to impart quality and value based education. The department of history aims to project history not only as study of past but of our present as well as about better understanding of human activities of the society.
The Department has been trying to promote historical studies and research activities. In order to introduce modern audio visual teaching methods the department has introduced OHP as teaching learning tools. For popuilarisation and promotion of historical as well as social research activities among the students the department established one organization in 1999 namely ' History Study Centre'. The centre has been organizing seminars, talks, academic tours, health care camps (Yoga Camp) ec. Students participated in different project works such as religious sites of Guwahati city, Indian Freedom Movement, River Brahmaputra etc and organized exhibition on cultural heritageof North East India. The Department publish annually one wall magazine ' Rengani' and two two issues of biannual journal 'Itihas'. Students participated in different workshops organized by different agencies. Students also participated in the training programme ' How to use archival material' organized by State Archive, Got of Assam. The department ran a computer basic Course since 2004 to 2009 and large number of economically poor students of this college have successfully completed the course at a very nominal rate.
A large number of students excelled in the Higher Secondary and Degree level over the years. Many ex students have been well placed in Government as well as private sectors. Our Students also take part in Co curricular and extracurricular activities winning prizes at various levels.
|Mr. Naren Patgiri||Assistant Professor (HOD)||9435117645|
|Dr. Arup Kumar Goswam||Assistant Professor||9864203984|