BA (Pass) in History was introduced in the year 2007. History Honours is being taught in this college from the year 2010 with high success rate.
Lectures are delivered both in English and Bengali. However, naturally we give stress on Bengali for the benefit of Bengali medium students as maximum students come from Bengali medium background.
The Library is also well stocked with English / Bengali version reference books and text books.
Students are encouraged to learn reference work and be creative through individual and group projects like articles for the College Magazine and wall presentations.
Special lectures by visiting faculties are arranged and students are taken on day tours to a place of historical interest as often as possible.
Students graduating from this department regularly secure admission for Post Graduate studies in WBSU, Calcutta University, Rabindra Bharati University, et al. Archaeology and Museology are possible options as also various Diploma courses in Journalism, Tourism etc.
Students with History background often choose Civil Services as their career option. History is a very popular Optional Paper for UPSC Civil Services Examinations and also for WBCS for the same reason. A chunk portion of General Studies for all kinds of Competitive Examinations is covered automatically for the students coming from History background. History Students can also branch out to Gender Studies and Comparative Literature for Post Graduation.
Jobs directly related to include:
Other Jobs where History background degree would be useful include:
While discussing all this, we have to keep in mind that many employers accept qualifications from graduates with any degree subject, so no one should restrict their thinking to the jobs listed above.