department of History, Guwahati College
was established in the year 1964.
The major course in degree level was
introduced in 1985 .
and objectives of the Department.
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.
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
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.
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.
Arup Kumar Goswami