The Department of History offers History as an optional subject for Pre-University since 1950.The BA Degree Course was started later on in 1978 with Prof. Ponnamma as the Head of the Department. It is also taught as a subsidiary subject for BA Economics and BA Political Science. The teaching faculty includes four teachers. There is an active participation of teachers in various international, national and state level seminars. The Department regularly conducts parent teachers meeting and issues relating their studies are discussed and practical solutions are taken. The Department has several prominent alumni. The Department has showcased a good performance at the university examinations and got prominent ranks in the year 1980, 2005, 2006, 2010 & 2015. The Department also has initiated its most prestigious programme titled as ‘Local History Archives’ which is an attempt to record local history and preserve the objects of the past.