The department of history offered 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; One of them isPhD holder. 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 to 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 and 2009.