The Department of History started to offer BA in History in 1998. It is a three-year programme with two semesters in each academic year. At present BA programme has the strength of 192 students with intake of 68 students every year. Students who have passed Higher Secondary or courses equivalent can apply for the Programme through centralized admission process of the University of Calicut. The programme is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding in the history of India and the world. The programme covers ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary periods of Indian history, as well as global history West Asian Studies is complementary course for first and fourth semesters and Historical Tourism is a complementary course for second and third semesters. Overall, BA programme in History is an excellent opportunity for students who are passionate about the discipline to gain a comprehensive knowledge in the subject and prepare themselves for a rewarding career.
Higher secondary or equivalent
BA in History is a qualification to pursue PG programmes in Arts and related subjects. Career prospectus of the programme includes opportunities in public and private sectors together with teaching and research and professions in tourism and journalism.