Welcome to Department of History

The Department of History was established in 1891 with the establishment of Holkar College with History as one of the seven subjects started at that time.

Historians like Dr. Dhar, Dr. Shanti Swaroop Verma, Dr. Dhariwal, Dr. B.N. Luniya, Dr. D. Shrivastava, Dr. I.S. Mehta and Dr. R.N. Trivedi were some of the faculty of this department. In 1961 due to administrative reasons the Holkar College and Government Arts and Commerce College were separated with Dr. D. Shrivastava as the Head of this department. Later on Dr. R.N. Trivedi, Dr. S.N. Yadav, Dr. C.K. Tiwari, Dr. Manazir Ahmad, Dr. J.C. Upadhyaya, Dr. Harbans Singh, Dr. Sultan Baig were the heads of this department. In 1961 it became a research centre in Government Arts and Commerce College.

Objectives of the Department

• Raising the academic standard of the teaching staff and the students.
• To develop research attitude in the students.
• To help meritorious students prepare for competitive exams.
• To help the weaker students pursue their studies.


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