Department uses various methods including the traditional method of lecturing; interactive sessions like group discussions/presentations; use of Information and Communications Technology; seminars/talks/Film/documentary screening; visits to museums, archives and historical monuments.

Capacity Building

Capacity Building

Student Progression

Every year our students move into institutions of higher learning. Some of the brightest ones have been mentioned

2017-2020 Batch

Astha Mittal is pursuing LLB in the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.

Gurnish Kaur has been selected for MCA in JIMS.

Unnati Rathore got admission in BAMS in the Prakash Ayurvedic Medical College.

Surbhi Pokhriyal is pursuing B.Ed. in Indraprastha University.

Chandan Gupta is pursuing MA in History in Banaras Hindu University.

Satakshi Jha, Nidhi Priya, Himani Yadav, Himanshi Garg,Lalhlimpuii Pachuau,Zothanpuii Chhangte, Sadaf Saifi, and Farhana are pursuing MA History in University of Delhi.

E Siva Sankara Eashwari is pursuing her B.Ed. in Satyam College of Education.

Mansi Malik got admission in MA History in National Museum, Institute of

History of Art, Conversation and Museology, Ministry of Culture, Government of India.

Shivangi Garg has been selected for the course M.Sc. Digital Society in IIIT, Bangalore.

2016-2019 Batch

Students pursuing Masters from Delhi University/JNU/Ambedkar University

Lakhthing, Anjana M Nair, Ankita Sadhukhan, Pooja Fulara, Rojita, Rupesh, Shailka, Pooja, Sneha, Deepa And Riti Chaudhury

Awards and Recognition

Dr. Saumya Gupta

I. Co-Investigator for an International Project on forgotten food: Culinary Memory, Local Heritage and Lost Agricultural Varieties in India funded by UK Global Challenges Research Fund through the Arts and Humanities Research Council in the United Kingdom (November1, 2019 to 31 ,October 2022)

II. Awarded the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library Fellowship for two years from July 2021.

Dr. Tara Sheemar

I. Completed Persian Language Course, Level 4 from February 6, 2021 to June 1, 2021from Culture House of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

II. Completed Persian Language Course, Level 3 from February 10, 2020 to July 3, 2020 from Culture House of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Natasha Nongbri

Awarded PhD degree for thesis titled 'The Making of Assam Tea: The Social andEconomic History of a Resource 1830s-1930s' from the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on July 31, 2020.

Manisha Sharma

Awarded PhD degree for thesis titled 'Social Structure as reflected in theSamantapasadika and Divyavandana' from the Department of Buddhist Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi on February 26, 2021.

Curriculum Development

Dr. Saumya Gupta

I. Member, UGC-LOCF Under-Graduate Curriculum Revision Committee-2019,University of Delhi, for the CBCS BA (Hons.) History Course: Delhi Through the Ages.

II. Co-Coordinator, Workshop for Historians Craft (BA Hons. SEC paper) November 21, 2020.

III. Member, Research Advisory Committee, 2020-21, Department of History, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi.

Dr. Manisha Agnihotri

Member, LOCF Under-Graduate Syllabus Committee, Department of History, University of Delhi, for the papers - History of India 750-1200 and History of India 1200-1500.

Faculty Research Projects

'Barakat of the Sufi Mothers: case study of the mazars of Bibi Zulekha and Bibi Fatima' by Dr. Tara Sheemar and Ms. Smita Mitra

Student Research Projects

These Projects have been funded by the college and submitted by the History Department in February 2021

1. Langar Tradition - Addressing Global Hunger through Universal Brotherhood

Mentored by: Dr Khurshid Alam and Dr Madhwi

Research students from III History Hons: Anshika Supehia, Gurleen Kaur, Pratishtha, Amisha Jain.

2. A Walk Through the Mughal Harem: A New Perspective

Mentored by: Md Faisal Hussain

Research students from III History Hons: Anjali Sharma, Avanti Agarwal, Himanshi Garg, Shipra Suman.

3. India and the New World Order

Mentored by: Md Faisal Hussain and Dr Shravan Kumar

Research students from III History Hons: Alpa Rani, Nidhi Priya, Prerna Bajwa, Shatakshi Jha.

4. Water Conservation in Delhi: From Delhi Sultanate to Modern Period

Mentored by: Dr Khurshid Alam and Dr Shiv Prasad Panche

Research Students from III History Hons: Shazia Shamsad, Shibul Verma, Sweta Sharma.

5. Sexual Revolution and its Impact on India

Mentored by: Dr Akanksha Kumar and Dr Shravan Kumar

Research Students from III History Hons: Twesha Shekhawat, Disha Arya, Hetal.

6. Royal Costumes and Ornaments of Women Under the Imperial Cholas (900-1200 CE)

Mentored by: Ms Anuradha Goswami and Mr Ritesh Shah

Research Students from II History Hons: Shally, Timisha, Srishti, Srija, Sobia, Rupali, Neha Upreti, Pragya.

Best Practices

Monthly Student-Faculty meetings are held for academic interaction; Student counselling sessions are organised to solve students' academic and other problems; Teachers are available during contact periods twice a week to solve students' problems; Remedial classes are taken by some faculty members for slow learners; Department has been offering two add on courses, a. 'Travel and Tourism', in collaboration with the Department of Adult Continuing Education& Extension, University of Delhi, and b. 'Archives, Museology and Culture'. During the session 2020-2021 as a measure to mitigate financial difficulties faced by students due to the unprecedented pandemic situation, the department decided to utilize its unspent Association fund by offering fee assistance to its needy students. Eight students received total or partial fee assistance.