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    Seats
    TBA
    Per semester
    Duration
    2 Years
    ₹ 26,880

    Eligibility

    BA with at least 45% marks (or an equivalent grade) from a recognised University in any discipline (relaxation of 5% of marks for candidates belonging to ST/SC/PwD categories)

    The School of Liberal Studies (SLS) offers a range of interdisciplinary and overlapping programmes that support, encourage and redefine liberal arts education through cutting-edge interdisciplinary courses, interactive pedagogy and learning that goes beyond classroom spaces. The MA History programme is designed to impart understanding of historical phenomena and processes as well as to transmit skills of historical analysis and encourage the historical imagination.

    The programme teaches students to inquire historically while making use of insights and interpretive techniques of other disciplines, and it seeks to encourage a spirit of critical thinking about contemporary social questions. Skills acquired through the programme shall serve programme graduates well not only in academic but in such careers as journalism, publishing, educational administration, museum/archive management, tourism/heritage management and government service (among others).

  • Programme Structure
    Seats
    TBA
    Per semester
    Duration
    2 Years
    ₹ 26,880

    Eligibility

    BA with at least 45% marks (or an equivalent grade) from a recognised University in any discipline (relaxation of 5% of marks for candidates belonging to ST/SC/PwD categories)

    Core courses Compulsory 16 credits
    Elective history courses elective area I 8 to 32 credits
    Elective history courses elective area II 8 to 32 credits
    Non-History courses elective Up to 8 credits
    Non-History courses elective Up to 8 credits
    Research paper in Semester 4 8 credits
      TOTAL 64 credits

    Elective History courses are grouped in two broad categories: South Asian History and Comparative History. Courses in the former are unified with respect to their geographical dimension-areas and regions within or across the Indian subcontinentand address various themes. Courses in the latter are designed to acquaint students with the eclectic nature of historical research while encouraging them to reflect upon connections between 'Indian History' and ‘other’ fields of history.

    Students must complete at least eight credits and as many as 32 credits of elective courses in each of these two categories. MA History students are encouraged but not required to complete up to eight credits of non-History courses, whether in the School of Liberal Studies or from postgraduate programmes of other Schools of the University.

    Medium of instruction:
    English

    Eligibility:
    BA with at least 45% marks (or an equivalent grade) from a recognised University in any discipline (relaxation of 5% of marks for candidates belonging to ST/SC/PwD categories). Candidates appearing for the final year examination of a degree can also apply.

    Fees:
    Tuition fee of Rs. 107520/- (Rs. 26880/- in the first semester i.e. Rs 1680/- per credit) + Rs.5000/- (one-time, refundable caution deposit) + Rs.500/- per semester for student welfare fund. If a student opts for extra credits, an additional fee of Rs.1680/- per credit. Partial/Full fee waiver and scholarships are available. Full fee waiver of tuition fee will be extended to students belonging to SC/ST/PwD categories.

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    Seats
    TBA
    Per semester
    Duration
    2 Years
    ₹ 26,880

    Eligibility

    BA with at least 45% marks (or an equivalent grade) from a recognised University in any discipline (relaxation of 5% of marks for candidates belonging to ST/SC/PwD categories)

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    Seats
    TBA
    Per semester
    Duration
    2 Years
    ₹ 26,880

    Eligibility

    BA with at least 45% marks (or an equivalent grade) from a recognised University in any discipline (relaxation of 5% of marks for candidates belonging to ST/SC/PwD categories)

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