- To produce professional historians committed to the highest levels of historical scholarship.
- To allow students to develop their historical research skills including archival work and primary source documents.
- To provide the theoretical and interdisciplinary training in context to historical heritage, public museums and the media, archaeology and policy of historical heritage, historical urban studies.
- To emphasize learners for a comparative understanding of historical process
After completing the course:
- Learner will have fair understanding about historical events, processes, and patterns.
- Will be able to provide evidence of sophisticated awareness of the interrelationship of the human experience and historical perspective.
- Will be able to demonstrate the importance of historical topics with reference to broader historical context, historiographic trends, or contemporary relevance of historical studies.
- A learner will have the ability to construct original historical arguments based on primary source material for research.
Duration of the Course – Minimum: 2 years, Maximum: 5 years.
Conduct of Classes: Weekend for 4 hours (preferably on Sundays)
Course Fees: Rs 5000/Year
Eligiblity Criteria: Graduation or +3 Pass in any discipline
Evaluation: Based on Assignments, Term end Examinations
- Learners who are graduate degree holders in the history stream and want to make history knowledge stronger and look forward for a career in it.
- The programme targets the teachers working in Schools, personnel working in various institutions associated with history and culture (Museums, Archives, Archaeological Survey etc.)
- Working people in various organizations and all graduates who are desirous of acquiring a Master’s Degree in History.
Pedagogy: The Course shall be taught through the interactive, Self-guided Learning Materials, OERs as reference materials, Week-end Counseling Classes, Video Lectures, Project Works.
|MA History Syllabus First Year
||Ancient and Medieval Societies
||Political Structures in India
||History of Indian Economy
|MA History Syllabus -Second Year
||History of Ecology and Environment : India
| SEMESTER 4 (Choose 16 credits only)
||Western Political Thought
||Social and Political Thought in Modern India
||Evolution of Social Structures in India through the Ages
||Indian National Movement
||Urbanization in India
Programme activated in following Study Centres:
- Govt. Autonomous College, Angul (0101)
- Fakir Mohan Autonomous College, Balasore (0201)
- Bhadrak Autonomous College, Bhadrak (0401)
- Rajendra (Auto) College, Bolangir (0501)
- Ravenshaw University, Cuttack (0703)
- Deogarh College, Deogarh (0801)
- Sri Krushna Chandra Gajapati (Autonomous) College, Paralakhemundi (1001)
- S.B.R. Govt. Women's College, Berhampur (1101)
- Swami Vivekananda Memorial (Autonomous) College, Jagatsinghpur (1201)
- Narasingh Choudhury (Autonomous) College, Jajpur (1301)
- Baruneswar Mohavidyalaya, Arei, Jajpur (1303)
- Govt. (Auto) College, Bhawanipatna (1501)
- S.M. Govt. Women's College, Phulbani (1601)
- Dharnidhar Autonomous College, Keonjhar (1802)
- BJB Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar (1901)
- Prananath College (Autonomous), Khurda (1902)
- Vikram Deb (Auto) College, Jeypore (2001)
- Govt. +2 Science College, Malkangiri (2101)
- Nayagarh (Autonomus) College, Nayagarh (2401)
- National College, Nuapada (2501)
- Khariar Autonomous College, Khariar (2502)
- Samanta Chandra Sekhar (Autonomous) College, Puri (2601)
- G.M. University, Sambalpur (2801)
- Kuchinda College, Kuchinda (2803)
- Sonepur College, Subarnapur (2901)
- Rourkela Government Autonomous College, Rourkela (3001)