BA Hons (History) is an undergraduate History language programme. History is the study of past events, particularly in human affairs. Students get knowledge about features of ancient, medieval and contemporary India. They also study India's social, economical, political and cultural aspects, while pursuing this course. Students can also do a postgraduate programme in History.
The duration of the programme is three years and is career orienting in nature that opens many scopes in different areas for them. BA (History Hons) programme prepares students for careers in history, law, and other disciplines that require knowledge of how the past affects the present and future. Students develop a deep understanding of the evolution of human civilisation down the ages i.e. from the pre-historic to the recent times. The degree programme helps in familiarising the students with the socio-economic and cultural heritage of India and the world.
Students can go for higher degree programmes (M.A. & M.Phil.) in respective subjects. Employment areas are archives, historian, intelligence, historical fiction, museums, preservation, historical parks, research and schoolteacher. Job types are Curators and Guides – Museums, Documentation Specialists, Historians, Information Managers, Managers - National Parks and Historic Sites, Curators and Guides – Museums, Documentation Specialists, Historians, Information Managers, Managers - National Parks and Historic Sites, Research Assistants, Records Managers, Teachers & Tutors.