GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE - PUTTUR

(Affiliated to S.V.University, Tirupati, A.P.)

Narayanavanam Road, Puttur, Chittoor (Dt), A.P.- 517583

Email: puttoor.jkc@gmail.com, Phone: 08577-261480




DEPARTMENT OF History PROFILE Established : 1983



Overview

 

The Department was established in 1983 to provide facilities for study and research in social, economic and cultural history of India and the world. Teaching and research in the department are focused on the different aspects of Indian history, ancient, medieval and modern. The curriculum makes it possible for students to have comprehensive as well as in depth knowledge in history so as to enable them to clear competitive examinations like UGC NET and Civil Service Examinations and take up administrative, teaching and research careers with confidence in future.

The Department of History with following main objectives:

  • To provide knowledge of the theory and practice of historical writing
  • To undertake the study of historiography and the philosophy of history
  • To explore the history of countries other than India
  • To highlight the intellectual tradition and cultural heritage of India
  • To provide facilities for study and research in social, economic and cultural history of India


Programmes Offered

 

Programmme

Programme Name

Group/Subject




UG



B.A (HEP)

& B.A (CA)


History , Economics, Political Science

History , Economics, Computer Applications

CBCS system is followed for all UG/PG programmes

Programme wise Student Profile (Current year data)

 

 

Programme


Name of the Group

Students enrolled



Total

Male

Female


B.A (HEP)

& B.A (CA)

History , Economics, Political Science

47

21

68

History , Economics, Computer Applications

52

16

68

Grand Total


99

47

136

Teaching posts and Non-Teaching Posts

 

Post

Sanctioned

Filled

Teaching posts

01

Contract Lectuer working

Programme wise Student – Teacher ratio

 

S.No.

Programme

Student teacher ratio

1

BA.(History , Economics, Political Science)

68:1

2

B.A.(History , Economics, Computer Applications)

68:1

Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning

 

  • Class room teaching
  • Power point presentations
  • Class Seminars
  • Group Discussions
  •  Quiz programmes
  • Guest lecturers
  • Study projects
Details of Infrastructural Facilities

 

  •  Departmental  Library  consists of 35  Books (Reference Books)
  • Internet facilities for Staff & Students.
  • ICT facility: Virtual Class Room , Digital Class Rooms Available

SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

Strengths

 

  • Efficient & Experienced  Faculty with   Good Skills
  • Consistent good pass percentage.

Weaknesses

 

  • The socio-economic background of many of the students
  • Most of the students are of first generation
  • Poor communication skills in English.

Opportunities

 

  • Improving enrolment
  • Improving the optimum usage of ICT in teaching learning
  • Exploring the starting of new Job-oriented courses

Challenges

 

  • Sustaining quality along with access
  • More placements
  • Generation of resources  for research facilities in the department

Future Plans

 

  • To start multidisciplinary job oriented courses