About the Department
The department of History is opened with the inception of the College. From the time of the establishment of the department, a good number of students are able to get desired results. The aim of the department is to prepare the youth to remain resolutely fixed to their goal and the ever-changing values and perspectives of life so as to enable them to identify themselves as conscious, integrated, and wholesome human beings capable of meeting the challenges and opportunities of life in the noblest and most disciplined way.
Atul Ch. Goswami was the first principal of the college who was also the head of the Department of History to 1975. He handed over the duty of the head of the department History to Sri Jagat Jyoti Sarkar who was appointed as a lecturer in 1963. Nurul Hague was appointed as a lecturer in the Department of History in 1969. But he left this college in 1978 as he had got an appointment in Assam Civil Service. Sri Sarbeswar Hazarika was appointed as a lecturer in 1972. He is an alumnus of the history department of Majuli College and became principal-in-charge of the college also. Mrs. Arati Borah was appointed in 1978. She is also an alumnus of the Department of History, Majuli College. Golap Ch. Nath is too an alumnus of the Department of History of this college who was appointed as a lecturer in the department in 1986.
Now there are four full-time teachers in the department. The department has produced innumerable students both major and general throughout the years. Many students of the Department are getting placements in various sectors, especially as accomplished teachers in various schools, colleges, and universities in different parts of India.
Intake capacity (Major): 50