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About the Department

The Department of History is doing laudable for the welfare of rural students from the day inception of our college in 1970 to till date. Upliftment rural women, improvement of women education , create sense, promote research inculcate self – confidence, self – reliance and career advancement are the goals of our department.

Our department is gifted with more efficient and devoted 5 permanent staff members and 4 Guest Lectures who are ready to adhere to the needs of the students at any time. Under the able guidance and counselling of staff members, students bring laurels to the department and College by securing many prizes in various competitions that are held at regional, state and national level. By their active participation in various competitions and sports meet they add fame to yhe college.

The members of the staff too take active participation in various academic activities by presenting more than 300 research papers and guided projects for UG – 110 , PG 90, M.Phil -75 and by resealing 20 books moreover we organised UGC seminar and one State level , Ugc Seminar.

To promote research activities among the students they are taken to historical places by arranging field trips and educational tours.

In order to cope up with the recent trends and to enrich the curriculum new subjects like science and technology, Yoga and meditation, Tourism developments and women studies are introduced. Besides department having is in possession of many teaching equipments like Computer, tape-recorder, automatic slide projector, electronic type – writer flim strips, audio visual cassettes for the betterment of the students and staff of our department.

To improve the standard of the students remedial coaching classes and intensive coaching classes are conducted. Department is proud to say that Dr.(Mrs)K.Gowri former Head of the Department of our departments have recived Dr.Radhakrishnan award for her meritorious service to student community.

Department Vision :

The study of History will help the students to becomeGood academicians, administrator, Lawyer, parliamentarians, Politicians, Entrepreneurs, writers, Journalists and leaders.
To create awareness on Cultural heritage, maintain Archaeological monuments and environment.
To educate the students on social, economic and Political trends that are happening at theNational and International level

Department Mission :

To mould the students into a good citizen..
To Promote Patriotism and universal Brotherhood.
To Promote communal & Regional Harmony.
To make them self – Reliant and self confident.
To Promote personality Development and Career Advancement.
To Develop Research Culture.

Courses Offered

B.A. Degree(Aided)
(Since 1971)
3 Years
M.A., Degree(Aided)
(Since 1984)
2 Years
M.Phil., Degree(UnAided)
(Since 2008)
1 Years
Ph.D., Degree(UnAided)
(Since 2015)
3 Years

Faculty Members

1Dr(Tmt)S.Jayanthimala.,M.A.,M.A.,M.Phill.,M.Ed.,Ph.D.,CGT.,PGDCA.,D.O.D.E.O.,Associate Professor & HeadView Profile
2Dr(Tmt)M.Thangam.,M.A.,B.E.du.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor
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3(Tmt)T.Kumuthavalli.,M.A.,M.Phil., Assistant Professor
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4(Tmt)P.Vijayalakshmi., M.A.,B.Ed.,M.Phil.,Assistant ProfessorView Profile
5Dr(Tmt)S.krishnaveni M.A., M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Assistant ProfessorView Profile
6Dr(Tmt)P.Valarmathi., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,PGDCA.,Assistant Professor
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7Dr(Tmt)K.Parijatham, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,Assistant Professor
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8Dr(Tmt)K.Rajeswari., M.A.,B.Ed., M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor
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9Dr(Tmt)V.Vairakkodi, M.A., M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor
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Seminars and workshops

National Level (Seminar)2
National Level (Workshop)3
State Level (Workshop)4

Department Alumini

1Dr(Mrs).L.ThilagavathyAssociate Professor, Dept. of History. APACW, Palani
2Mrs.VelumaniJudge, High court, Madras
3K.YuvaraniAssistant Professor,APA College of Arts & Culture, Palani
4M.ThangamAssistant Professor ,APA College for Women, Palani
5K.RajeswariPG Assistant, Govt. Higher Girls Secondary School, Palani
6Mrs.RanjithamPrincipal & Correspondent Guruvappa Higher Secondary
7Mrs.MangaiyarkarasiP.G.Assistant Govt. Higher Secondary School, Madathukulam, UdumalaiPettai TK
8Mrs.K.SarojaHead Dept of History Parasakthi College, Courtallam
9Dr.P.SuseelaReader in History, Saradha College, Salem
10Dr.P.SuseelaReader & Head, Dept. of History, Vellala College, Erode
11Mrs. ThilagavathyPrincipal & Correspondent, Devi Matriculation School, Palani
12Mrs. ShanmugavadivuSuperintendent, Palani Dhandayuthpani Devasthanam, Palani


  • The Department is gifted with 5 Ph.D and 4 M.Phil as Faculty Members. They add glory to the college by serving as Resource Persons, presenting papers in Seminars, Conference and Journals and published nearly 49 Books.
  • Six sufficient class rooms, one Museum,OHP, Slide Projector, LCD, Computer, Printer, Lap Top, Internet, Wifi, Digital Camera, Educational CDs, 3817 Books and 14 Journals and Magazines are available in the Department
  • We are proud to say that Dr(Mrs).K.Gowri was the recipient of Dr. Radhakrishnan Award from the Government of Tamil Nadu in the Year 2000. Rajaram Mohan Roy award was Jointly Received by Mrs.K.Rosappu and Dr(Mrs)K.Kalyanasundari in the year 2005. Dr(Mrs).T.Selvanayaki and Dr(Mrs).L.Thilagavathi jointly won First Prize in the National Level Essay Contest and got a Free trip to Malaysia for attending Inter National Conference in the year 2011 - 2012.

Future Plan

  • To enrich the Museum with more articles.
  • To organize UGC sponsored International Seminars and Conferences.
  • To start UGC Sponsored Certificate Course on Women Studies.
  • To Conduct Exhibitions every year.
  • To start Civil Service Coaching Classes.
  • To encourage the Staff to apply for Major and Minor Research Projects.