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History Department

Brief History 0f The Department

Tingkhong College was established in 1972. Tingkhong College is affiliated to Dibrugarh University. It has received Deficit grant in 1987. It is a co-educatiional Arts College and  Department of History has been an indispensible department of the college since 1982. A large number of students prefer History as one of the subject of their course every year. In the college honours course in History was started from 2005.Since then, a number of students have graduated with honours in History from this college and two students have got achievement as topper in BA final year 2014 and 2020 under Dibrugarh University. Similarly, a large number of students have graduated with History as a subject in their non-honours course.

 

Vision

Department of History believes in providing quality education and Co-curriculum activities to the students and also has vision for future placement of the students.

Programme-Specific Outcome:

Our endeavour is to compare the history of ancient, medieval and modern India and understand the continuity and links between various stages of development highlighting the regional variations so as to develop the right perceptions of the cultural heritage of the different social groups. The diversity of India with its underlying unity is clearly emphasized. The students are also made aware of the connections between history, historian, historical evidence and history makers.

Course-Specific Outcomes:

SEMESTER- I

Course Code: HISHC101:

Course Title: HISTORY OF INDIA- I

Course objective: The objective of this course is to analyze the various source materials for the reconstruction of Ancient Indian History and the approaches of historical reconstruction. The students will be acquainted the various ancient cultures, the technological, economic, political and religious development of the period concerned.

Course Code: HISHC102:

Course Title: SOCIAL FORMATIONS AND CULTURAL PATTERNS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

Course Objective: The students will acquainted with the evolution of humankind, the beginning of food production,the Bronze Age., advent of iron, the slave society in ancient Greece, the economy and thePolitical culture of the ancient Greece.

COURSE CODE: HISGE 1:

COURSE TITLE: HISTORY OF ASSAM: 1228 –1826

Course Objective:

The objective of this paper is to give a general outline of the history of Assam from the 13th century to the occupation of Assam by the English East India Company in the first quarter of the 19th century. It aims to acquaint the students with major stages of developments in the political, social and cultural history of the state during the most important formative period.

 

SEMESTER-II

Course Code: HISHC103:

Course Title: HISTORY OF INDIA II

Course Objective: The objective of this course is to acquaints the students with agrarian economy, the growth of urban centres in northern and central India and the Deccan as well as craft production, trade routes and coinage; process of state formation and the Mauryan and post-Mauryan polities with special reference to the Kushnas, Satavahanas and Gana-Sanghas; land grants, land rights and peasantry, urban decline and religious traditions of early India

Course Code: HISHC104:

Course Title: SOCIAL FORMATIONS AND CULTURAL PATTERNS OF THE MEDIEVAL WORLD

Course Objective: The learners will be acquainted with the Roman Empire, slave society, the cultural and trade; the learners will be acquainted with the crisis and disintegration of the RomanEmpire. The learners will be exposed to Economic development in Europe from 7th to 14thcenturies covering production, technological developments, growth of towns and trade and feudal crisis.

COURSE CODE: HISGE 2:

COURSE TITLE: HISTORY OF INDIA FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO 1526

Objective: The objective of this paper is to acquaint the students with the general outline of the history of India from the known earliest times to the coming of the Mughals to India in the first quarter of the 16th century. It is aimed at giving them a comprehensive idea of the developments in all spheres of life during this period.

 

SEMESTER-III

Course Code: HISHC 105:

Course Title: HISTORY OF INDIA III (c 750-1206):

Course Objective: This paper aims to acquaint the students with the general course of events in the   field of political, social, cultural and economic affairs in India from 750 CE to 1206 CE (Early Medieval Period).

Course Code: HISHC106:

Course Title: RISE OF THE MODERN WEST – I: Course objective: The paper familiarizes the student with important transitions and transformations in the economy, polity and socio-cultural life from late medieval period to end of the 16th century in western countries.

Course Code: HISHC107: PAPER VII: HISTORY OF INDIA IV (c.1206 – 1550)

Course Objective: This paper aims to acquaint the students with the general course of events in the field of political, social, cultural and economic affairs in India from the foundation of the Sultanate till 1550 CE.

COURSE CODE: HISGE 3:

COURSE TITLE: HISTORY OF INDIA: 1526 – 1947

Course Objective: The paper familiarizes the student with the major events of Indian history from 1526 CE to Indian independence.

 

SEMESTER-IV

Course Code: HISHC108:

Course Title: RISE OF THE MODERN WEST – II

Course Objective: The paper familiarizes the student with important transitions and transformations in the economy, polity and socio-cultural life during 17th and 18th centuries in the Western countries.

Course Code: HISHC109:

Course title: HISTORY OF INDIA V (c. 1550 – 1605)

Course Objective: This paper aims to acquaint the students with the consolidation of Mughal power under Akbar and with general course of events in the   field of political, social, cultural and economic affairs in India from 1550 CE to 1605 CE.

Course Code: HISHC110:

Course Title: HISTORY OF INDIA VI (c. 1605 – 1750s)

Course Objective: The paper familiarizes the student with important political, economic, cultural events in India from the begging of the reign of Mughal ruler Jahangir to 1750 CE.

Course Code: HISGE 4.1:

Course Title: HISTORY OF MODERN ASSAM: 1826 –1947

Course Objective: The course aims at acquainting the students with the main currents of the socio-political and economic developments in Colonial Assam.

 

SEMESTER V

Course Code: HISHC1011:

Course Title: History of Modern Europe- I (c. 1780-1919)

Couse objective: The course aims at acquainting the students with the main currents of the socio-political and economic developments in Europe from the eve of French revolution till the end period of First World War.

 

Course Code: HISHC1012:

Course Title: HISTORY OF INDIA VII (c. 1750 – 1857)

Course Objective: The course aims at acquainting the students with the main currents of the socio-political and economic developments in India from mid-18th century to the revolt of 1857.

 

Course Code: HISHDSE501:

Course Title: EARLY AND MEDIEVAL ASSAM TILL 1826

Course Objective: The objective of this paper is to give a general outline of the history of Assam from the earliest times to the occupation of Assam by the English East India Company in the first quarter of the 19thcentury.  It  aims  to  acquaint  the  students  with  the  major  stages  of developments in the  political, social and cultural history of the state during the medieval times

 

Course Code: HISHDSE502:

Course Title: HISTORY OF MODERN ASSAM: 1826 –1947

Course Objective: The objective of this paper is to give a general outline of the history of Assam from the occupation of Assam by the English East India Company in the first quarter of the 19th   century to Indian independence.  It  aims  to  acquaint  the  students  with  the  major  stages  of developments in the  political, social and cultural history of the state during the colonial times of Assam’s history.

 

SEMESTER-VI

Course Code: HISHC1013:

Course Title: HISTORY OF INDIA VIII (c. 1857 – 1950)

Course Objective: The course aims at acquainting the students with the main currents of the socio-political and economic developments in India from the period of the revolt of 1857 to the aftermath of Indian independence.

 

Course Code: HISHC1014:

Course Title: HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE II (c. 1780 -1939)

Course Objective: The paper familiarizes the student with the major events of Modern Europe from 1780 CE to 1939 CE.

 

Course Code: HISHDSE601:

Course Title: Social and Economic History of Assam

Course Objective: The objective of this paper is to give a general outline of the social and economic history of Assam through the ages (from ancient till modern period).

 

Course Code: HISHDSE603:

Course Title: HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (c.1776-1945)

Course Objective: It  aims  to  acquaint  the  students  with  the  major  stages  of developments in the  political history of the USA from the eve the American war of Independence to end of the World War-II

Evaluation Report of the Departments:

The Self-evaluation of every department may be provided separately in about 3-4 pages, avoiding the repetition of the data.

1. Name of the department : HISTORY

2. Year of establishment : 1972

3. Names of programmes / courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil, Ph.D, Integrated Masters, Integrated PH.D., etc) : UG

4. Course Offered

Bachelor of Arts (CBCS) ,Honours and Generic and Non- Honours Paper

Name of the Paper (Honours) 

Semester

Course

Generic Elective

Ability Enhancement

 

1

 

C1- History of India-I

C2- Social Formations and Cultural Patterns of the Ancient World

 

GE1-History of Assam 1228-1826

 

 

 

 

2

 

C3-History of India-II
C4- Social Formation and Cultural Patterns of the Medieval World

 

GE2- History of India from the Earliest Times to 1526

 

 

 

 

3

 

C5- History of India-III
C6- Rise of the Modern west-I
C7- History of India-IV

 

GE3- History of India 1526-1947

 

SEC1- Tourism and Travel Management

 

 

4

 

C8- Rise of the Modern West -II
C9- History of India –V
C10- History of India-VI

 

GE4.1-History of Modern Assam 1826-1947
GE4.2- History of Europe 1453-1815

 

SEC2- Tourism and Travel Management

 

 

 

5

 

C11- History of Modern Europe-I
C12- History of India-VII
DSE 501- Early and Medieval Assam till 1826
DSE 502- History of Modern Assam 1826-1947

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

C13- History of India-VIII
C14- History of Modern Europe-II
DSE 601- Social and Economic History of Assam
DSE 602- Historiography
DSE 603- History of USA 1776-1945

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name of the Paper (Non-Honours) 

Semester –I

GC101- History of ancient India

Semester-II   

GC201- History of Medieval India

Semester-III

GC301- History of Modern India

Semester-IV

GC401- Early and Medieval Assam till 1826

Semester-v

DSE1- Rise of Modern West

GE5- Women in Indian History          

Semester –VI

DSE2.1- History of Europe 1815-1945

DSE2.2- Polity, Society and Economy of Modern Assam 1826-1947

GE6- Environmental History

5. Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved : NIL

6. Annual/semester/choice based credit system(programme wise) : SEMESTER

7. Participation of department in the course offered by other departments : DOES NOT ARISE

8. Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institution, etc. : NIL

9. Details of courses/programmes discontinued (if any)with reasons : DOES NOT ARISE

10. Number of Teaching post

Professors

Sanctioned

Filled

Professors

NIL

NIL

Associate Professors

01

01

Asst. Professors

01

01

Asst. Professor

On contractual basis

02

11. Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization, (D.Sc./D.Litt./ Ph. D./M. Phil., etc)

Name

 

Qualification

 

Designation

 

Specialization

 

No. of Years Of Experience

 

No of Ph. D. Students guided for the last 4 years

Luhit Buragohain

 

M.A, M.Phil

 

Asst. Professor

 

Medieval India

 

11 Years

 

NIL

 

Sujata Priyombada Konwar

 

M.A

 

Guest Faculty

 

 

 

Session 2020-2022

 

NIL

 

12. List of senior visiting faculty : Nil

13. Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled (programme wise) by temporary faculty : BA (Major + Non-Major) – 30%

14. Student – teacher Ratio (programme wise) : BA (Major) -9:1 BA (Non-Major) –9:1

15. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff, sanctioned and filled : Nil

16. Qualifications of teaching faculty with D.Sc./D. Litt./M.Phil./ PG

Name : Dr. J.N. Konwar – MA, Ph.D, Sri Luhit Buragohain – MA, M.Phil, Sri Arpanjyoti Gogoi – MA, Sri Bhaskar Deka – MA

17. Number of faculty with ongoing project from a) National b) International funding agencies and grants received : Nil

18. Departmental project funded by DST-FIST, UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. and total grants received : Nil

19. Research Center/facility recognized by the University : Nil

20. Publications :

      • a. Publication per faculty
      • b. Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals(national/international) by faculty and students
      • c. Number of publications listed in International Database (For Eg Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database International Social Science; Directory, EBSCO host, etc.) : Nil
      • d. Monographs
      • e. Chapter in Books
      • f. Books Edited
      • g. Books with ISBN? ISSN numbers with details of publication
      • h. Citation Index
      • i. SNIP
      • j. SJR
      • k. Impact factor
      • l. H-index

21. Areas of consultancy and income generated : Nil

22. Faculty as members in

      • a) National committee – 01 (Regional Committee NEIHA)
      • b) International Committee
      • c) Editorial Boards

23. Student Projects

      • a) Percentage of students who have done in-house project including inter departmental / programme – 2%
      • b) Percentage of students placed for project in organizations outside the institution i.e. in Research laboratories / Industry / other agencies : Nil

24. Awards / Recognitions received by faculty and students : Nil

25. List of eminent academicians and scientists / visitors to the department : Nil

26. Seminars / Conference / Workshops organized & the source of funding

      • a. National – Nil
      • b. International – Nil

27. Student profile programme / course wise :

Name of the Course/Programme (refer question no 4)

Applications received gbgfbgbbbbbfffg

Selected ggggggggggg

Enrolled ggggggggg

Pass percentage hhhhhhhh

Male

Female

TDC 2nd Year, 2010-2011

gbgfbgbbbbbfffg

ggggg

02            08

70%

Major

02 

02

Nil            02 

 50%

General

03 

03

Nil            03 

 100%

TDC 3rd Year, 2011-2012

41 

41

17            24 

 70.73%

Major

25

25

14            11 

 96%

General

07

07

04            03 

 100%

TDC Year, 2012-2013

41 

41

17            24 

 70.73%

Major

07

07

05            02

 100%

General

03

03

03            –

 100%

BA 6th Semester, 2014

41 

41

17            24 

 70.73%

Major

04

04

–            04

 50%

Non Major

03

03

02           01

 –

28. Diversity of Students

Name of the Course

% of students from the same state

% of students from others States

% of students from abroad

BA (Semester )

100% 

NIL

NIL

BA (Semester )

100% 

NIL

NIL

29.How many students have cleared national and state competitive examination such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil services, Defense services, etc? – Nil

30.Student progression

Student progression
Against % enrolled

UG to PG

50% 

PG to M.Phil

PG to Ph.D

Ph. D to Post-Doctoral

Employed
· Campus selection
· Others than campus recruitment

hgghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhg Nil
15%

Entrepreneurship/Self-employment

85%

31. Details of Infrastructural facilities

      • a. Library – Departmental library (212 books)
      • b. Internet facilities for Staff & Students – Not in the department separately
      • c. Class rooms with ICT facility – Audio mode of teaching has been provided with in some class room
      • d. Laboratories – Not applicable

32. Numbers of students receiving financial assistance from college, University, government or other agencies : All students belonging to ST/SC etc. receiving scholarship from the State Government.

33. Details on student enrichment programmed (special lectures/workshops seminar) with external experts : 02 (in 2014) departmental seminars were held on27-01-14 and 25/09/2014.

34. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning :

      • a. Traditional lecture method.
      • b. Organizing departmental seminar.
      • c. Remedial classes.
      • d. Question – answer session.

35. Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities

The students and the faculty members regularly participate in the activities of Social Responsibility and Extension organized by the college NSS Unit, IQAC, Green Audit Cell, Red Ribbon Club, etc. A village called No. 2 Bangali Tipomia has been adopted by the college and a socio-economic survey of the said village has been done in June, 2014.

36. SWOC analysis of the department and future plans

      Strength: Miss Champawati Gogoi, secured First Class First position (Major in History) in the BA 6th semester Final Examination, 2014 in Dibrugarh University. The passing rate in the final Examination has been increased.

     Weakness: Insufficient teaching staff, study materials, audio-visual teaching aids, inferiority complex of the students and insufficient classroom.

     Opportunities: Ready to start the distance mode of PG course in History.

     Challenges: To develop the infrastructural facilities of the department. To motivate students to prepare themselves for higher studies.

37. Departmental Library

Departmental Library has 250 books.

38.Student Selection Process for Major Courses:

For Honours course , Students are generally selected on the basis of merit, i.e. the marks they obtained in the Higher Secondary Course.

 39.Teaching Methods:

The Department adopts different teaching methods for students . They are –

Used methods of Teaching which are involves-

      • Lecture Methods .
      • PPT Classes.
      • Outdoor Classes.
      • Field Study
      • Popular Talk
  • Innovative methods: It implies the adoption or experimentation with new methods of learning with the students. It involves
  • Faculty exchange programme.
  • Online / offline lecture programme covered by specialists on particular topics.
  • Taking students to Educational Tour.
  • To encourage the students to write on current themes.
  • Aware the students about their social responsibilities in the class room.

40. Evaluation:

Unit tests and class tests are conducted for both Major and Non- Major students and also for the students at the Higher Secondary level. Each Teachers takes classes individually along with  Home Assignments. Moreover a sessional examamination is conducted by the College authority every year .  After Examination , discussion is held on the question papers and correct their mistakes.

41. Results of the Department

Year

Total Appeared

Total Pass

Pass Percentage

2016

04

04

100

2017

18

15

88

2018

26

26

100

2019

30

28

93

2020

35

35

100

2021

32

32

100

42. PUBLICATION
Students Wall Magazine : There is a wall magazine edited by the students that comes out from this department every year named –“ Puraton ’’. Here the students are encouraged to write articles on relevant topics so that they can develop their writing skills.
The Department also publishes a biennial printed Research Journal named “ Journal of Buranji Chora”

43. Extension Activities of the Department:

    • The Department has organized a workshop on the topic “ How to Answer History Questions at UG Level” by Dr. Chandan Sharma, HoD, Department of History, Dibrugarh University.
    • The Department has organized a Special talk on the topic “Michel Foucanlt and Trends in Social science Research” by Dr. Chandan Sharma, HoD, Department of History, Dibrugarh University as  resource person. Dated on 20/01/2022.

44. Students Achievements:

SL. No

Name of the students

Educational Status

Placement

Institution

01

Jintu Phukan

BA, DElEd

Teacher (LP)

Hatiputa JB School, Dhuburi

02

Atul Bora

BA, DElEd

Teacher (LP)

Sarujani Block LP School

03

Biswajit Kanda

BA

Assam Police

Assam Police

04

Thomas Likson

BA

Assam Police

Assam Police

05

Ripunjoy Gogoi

BA

Assam Police

Assam Police

06

Champawati Gogoi

MA, DElEd

Subject Teacher

Tingkhong Model Academy

07

Punam Hazarika

MA, DElEd

Subject Teacher

Tingkhong jatiya Vidyalaya

08

Shivani Chetia

MA,NET, B.Ed

Subject Teacher

Tudi Jatiya Vidyalaya

09

Rekhamoni Gogoi

MA

Assistant Teacher

Kadamani High School

10

Krishan Sahu

MA

Subject Teacher

Rajgarh Junior College

11

Nomosmita Newar

BA, DElED

Teacher

Kamar Chuk L.P.School

12

Karabi Tanti

BA

CRPF

CRPF

13

Basanta Khanikar

BA

Dibrugarh

Macleocts Farmacitical Work

14

Ratul Konch

BA

Asst.Manager

Lidu tea estate

15

Moneswar Baruah

BA

financer

Dibrugarh

16

Jadumoni Das

BA

Businessman

Dibrugarh

17

Apatya Gogoi

MA

Subject Teacher

R.D Junior College

18

Nirab Borgohain

MA DElEd

Teacher(LP)

Silamari LP school

19.

Trishnamoni Borah

BA, BEd

Teacher(LP)

Chichia Tiniali L.P.School

20

Saruv Gogoi

BA

Peon

Tingkhong Post Office

45. Various academic activities :
 Remedial Classes for the Honours students of the department.

46. FUTURE PLAN
1. It has plans of organizing national level seminar, lecture series etc.
3. The department has plans for creating a fund to help those students who are from weak financial background having Honours in Political Science.
4. The Department plans to increase the number of books in the department library.
5. It has plans for collaboration with the department of History of other nearby colleges for exchanging ideas.
6. It has plans to organize awareness programmes in the villages nearby regarding different issues i.e. etc.

 

 

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