Department of HISTORY

Year of Establishment  1952

Courses offered

  • B.A. with History as a subject
  • B.A. with History Honors

Teaching Faculty

  1. Dr. Gurjot Kaur Associate Professor & Head
  2. Dr. Monika Sharma Assistant Professor
  3. Mrs. Neenu Chawla Assistant Professor

Strengths of Department

  • Clean sweep in University results of B.A. Hons. History. Since 2005-06
  • Personal Computers and Laptop to show historical clippings on you-tube for research work, for making presentations on various issues relating to national and international importance.
  • Conducted more than 250 quizzes in schools and colleges of jalandhar and adjoining villages.
  • Developing Leadership Qualities among Students by delegating duties to them for organizing many events independently
  • Organizing interdisciplinary events like "Importance of Voting", "Corruption Free India" - can we really do it 'and best message contests on special days like Teachers Day, Independence Day etc.
  • Various projects and training programmes undertaken in collaboration with Rotary International and JCI (NGO's).
  • Six day workshop was organized in 2008 on Ethics and Human Values.
  • Dr. Monica completed her Minor Research Project on Leather Industry in 2010.
  • Dr. Monica Sharma guided three  students for M.Phil from ICDEOL, Himachal  Pradesh  University, Shimla.
  • Good Placement Record of pass outs who are working as  Lecturers, teachers, councilors, journalists, reporters and medical representatives etc
  • Mrs Gurjot Kaur (Zone Trainer JCI) regularly conducts training programmes for colleges, Schools, various organizations and RYLA participants.
  • Dr. Monica Sharma Director of Gandhian Studies Centre is conducting various programmes to spread teachings of Mahatma Gandhi amongst youth
  • The faculty is regularly finding out creative and innovative method of teaching
  • LIGHT and SOUND programme on the MAKING OF MAHATMA – THE LIFE OF MAHATMA GANDHI was staged thrice in college. Twenty two history students enacted in it.

Dr. Jagmohan Singh, nephew of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat

Dr. Joginder Singh, Director Namdhari Chair, GNDU, Asr

Ms.Mahima, History Hons. Topper in BA Final, 2017

Delivering lecture for students preparing for Competitive exams

Dr. Gurjot delivering lecture on Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Monica delivering lecture on Mahatma Gandhi