Government College Kasaragod
Government College Kasaragod

Dpt. ofHistory

Department Profile

The Department of History has been functioning since the inception of the College in 1957. At that time, there was only one year Pre University Course affiliated to the Kerala University. Later in 1964, PUC was replaced by the Pre Degree Course. B.A Degree in History was started in 1975. Prof. Ramachandra Bhattathiripad was the Cadre Professor Eminent teachers like Godavarma Raja, P.P Sudhakaran, A. Vishnu Namboothiri, Girindran (Presently syndicate member, Kannur University) and Dr. V.V. Kunhikrishnan, worked in the department. Vishnu Namboothiri was NSS Programme officer for several years. Dr. V.V Kunhikrishnan, has served as the Principal also in 2001-02

The Department offers B.A in History with Politics and Economics as Subsidiaries. Besides this, it handles the subsidiary papers of British History and World History of B.A English Main and Modern Indian History for BA Economics. The Department had a good collection of Library books which have now been shifted to the General Library as part of the centralization process.

The Department of Political Science is attached to the History Department. At present guest faculty is handling the Politics classes.


  • BA History

3 Years 6 Semesters