code

SHS-08

Program Code
level

Post Graduation

Level
duration

2 Years

Duration

Programme Overview

M.A. in History is a 2-year full-time postgraduate course at Om Sterling Global University. As one of the best M. A. colleges in Hisar, Haryana we are completely dedicated to render the best and highest possible quality of education to our highly valuable aspiring students. Here, at OSGU, we are committed for the holistic development of a student and make them have a glimpse of the future so that they can become a successful professional in their respective niche and relish a wonderful life. The syllabus structure is divided into four semesters with four courses in each semester. This course of M.A. in History aims to introduce students to important issues related to historical method by giving them a broad overview of significant, including recent, historiographical trends.

The aim is to acquaint the aspiring students with important historiographical interventions and issues related to the historian’s craft. The themes selected for discussion may include the ones which are internationally recognized and have a global impact on the history. This course proposes to build on a prior understanding of the nature and value of theoretical inquiry in history. The topic of history begins with a few fundamental questions that have a bearing on the good life, and the ways in which we seek to collectively secure it. Comparative historical analysis is to be studied at OSGU, the best M.A. college in Hisar, Haryana with reference to concepts, theories and the historical experiments of developing countries as well as advanced industrialized countries.

Programme Objectives

The M.A. in History degree program at OSGU’s School of Humanities and Social Science (SHS) has the following program objectives

  • Focusing on fundamental and intricate applications and analysis of History
  • Develop the skills among the students to make them excel in any field
  • Rendering job–oriented and self-employment opportunities to the students
  • Effective role performance at micro & macro levels to meet history-oriented challenges

Programme Outcomes

The M.A in History offered by OSGU; the best M. A. college in Hisar, Haryana is dedicated to provide an in-depth study of a wide spectrum of aspects that are intricately attached to Indian history, society, politics, culture, law and economy. It is going to assist the aspiring students to understand the historical developmental and coercive dimensions, the changing nature of class dominance in India, politics and social mobilizations, issues of equality and representation, belief systems, historical, cultural and philosophical influences that shaped the society, class, caste, tribe and gender. It helps them to recognize and discuss the stylistic aspects along with ideological shifts and major trends through a representative study of its dominant figures and different periods it also provides the five objectives of Higher Education; Andragogy, Extension, Application, Implementation, Research and Learning along with enhanced groomed.

Career Path

After M.A, depending upon your aptitude, interest and skill set, you can work in the following areas:

  • Further studies to obtain Post PG degree such as M.Phil. & PhD.
  • Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Orator
  • Writer
  • Archeologist
  • Advertising  agents
  • NGO Executive
  • Human Resource Executive
  • Business Development Executive
  • Marketing Executive
  • Tourism Executive

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum percentage and others criteria for admission will be as per UGC/ Concerned Regulatory Bodies.

Provided below are the criteria that need to be met for the given course.

For National Students

  • Graduation in any discipline or equivalent grades.

For International Students

  • Rule framed by University Grants Commission (UGC) and notified in its website www.ugc.ac.in will be followed for deciding the eligibility and admission of International students to various courses offered in Om Sterling Global University, Hisar.

Programme Syllabus

The program syllabus of M.A. in History has been drafted in such a way that it takes care of the overall growth of an aspiring student at Om Sterling Global University. Along with equal emphasis on the theoretical and practical aspects of study of historical importance; Om Sterling Global University also focuses on providing personality development classes along with communication and skills development classes; as these are a must in top M.A. colleges like us. With these types of programs in in our campus, a student can excel at any interview and can become a HR professional’s favorite candidate in the process.

Semester I

S.No. Subject
01. Ancient Societies-I
02. Medieval Societies (India)
03. Modern World (Socio-Economic Trends)
04. History of Haryana (ET.to Sultanate)-I
05. State in India (ET. to Sultanate)-I
06. Science & Tech. in Pre-colonial India

Semester II

S.No. Subject
01. History, Historiography and Philosophy of Science
02. Gender and Women in Ancient Societies
03. Cultural History of Early Urbanisms: Greece, Rome, China and S.E.Asia
04. Ancient Mesopotamia

Semester III

S.No. Group Subjects
01. Group-A (Indian Archaeology) 1. Pre-History of India
2. Proto History of India
3. Ancient Indian Epig. &  Palaeog.-I
4. Ancient Indian Num.-I
5. Historiography : Con., Methods & Tools-I
6. Survey of Sources of Indian History
02. Group-B (Ancient India) 1. Pol. Hist. of India (ET-C.326 BC)
2. Pol. Hist. of India (C.326BC- C.320AD)
3. Society & Cult. of India (ET to 1200 AD) -I
4. Eco. History of India (ET- C. 1200 AD)-I
5. Historiography : Con., Methods & Tools-I
6. Survey of Sources of Indian History
03. Group-C (Medieval India) 1. Pol. Hist. of India (1200- 1526AD)-Eve.
2. Pol. Hist. of India (1526- 1757 AD)- Eve
3. Soc. & Cult. of India (1200-1526 AD)
4. Eco. History of India (1200 -1526 AD)
5. Historiography : Con., Methods & Tools-I
6. Survey of Sources of Indian History
04. Group-D (Modern Group) 1. Pol. History of India (1200-1526AD)-Events
2. Political History of India 1526-1757 AD) – Events
3. Society & Cult. of India (1200 to 1526 AD)
4. Economic History of India (1200 -1526 AD)
5. Historiography : Con., Methods & Tools-I
6. Survey of Sources of Indian History

Semester IV

S.No. Group Subjects
01. Group-A (Indian Archaeology) 1. Principles and Methods of
2. Archaeology
3. Hist.Arch. of India
4. Ancient Indian Epig. & Palaeography-II
5. Ancient Indian
6. Numismatics-II7. Historiography : Con., Methods & Tools-II
02. Group-B (Ancient India) 1. Pol. Hist. of India (320- 647AD)
2. Pol. Hist. of India (648-1200AD)
3. Soc. & Cul. of India (ET to 1200 AD)-II
4. Eco. Hist. of India (ET-C. 1200 AD)-II
5. Historiography : Con., Methods & Tools-II
03. Group-C (Medieval India) 1. Pol. Hist. of India (1200- 1526AD)-Inst.
2. Pol. Hist. of India (1526- 1757AD)- Inst.
3. Society & Culture of India (1526-1757 AD)
4. Economic History of India (1526-1757 AD)
5. Historiography : Con., Methods & Tools-II
04. Group-D (Modern Group) 1. Pol. Hist. of India (1757-1947)-II
2. Indian National Movement (1920-1947)-II
3. Society & Culture of India (1757-1947)-II
4. Economic Hist. of India (1757-1947)-II
5. Historiography : Con., Methods & Tools-II

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