Department of History

Department of History

The Department of History was established in the college in 1963 and Honours Course was introduced in 1995. Students of the department are meritorious, hard-working and they are encouraged by the teachers to reach out beyond the syllabus to explore local history and heritage in the form of field-works and surveys.


  • It has good collection of books (about 2500) in the Central Library and in the Departmental Library.
  • The Department helped to create Bhatter College Museum in the Central Library.
  • It actively participates in local excavation, exploration and documentation.
  • The department regularly organizes seminars, workshops, surveys and educational tours.
Courses Offered
UG B.A. in History (Hons. & Gen.)
PG M.A. in History through distance mode of education

The Faculty

Name Designation Specialization
Dr. Ratna Ghosh, M.A., Ph.D. Associate  Professor & HOD Modern India
Prof. Pranab Barman, M.A. Assistant Professor Modern India
Smt. Sangita Mandal, M.A Part-Time Teacher Mughal India
Sri Lokshwar Manna, M.A Guest Teacher Mughal India
Sri Priyaranjan Patra, M.A. Guest Teacher Modern India
Sri Barun Pradhan, M.A. Guest Teacher Mughal India

Departmental results of the last three years for honours students:

2014 2015 2016
Appeared Passed Percentage Appeared Passed Percentage Appeared Passed Percentage
57 54 94.73 35 35 100 20 20 100