History is an umbrella term that relates to past events as well as the discovery, collection, organization, and presentation of information about these events. The term includes cosmic, geologic, and organic history, but is often generically implied to mean human history. Scholars who write about history are called historians. Courses in history involve study as well as research on research on major cultural, social, economic and political events that happened in the past. After pursuing degree in history one acquires the required skills that enable the student to get job in an organization dealing in history. It also involves study and analysis of human civilization and cultures.
A master’s degree in history can be opted after the completion of graduation in history. History deals with study in any specific piece or detailed information of history. Career opportunities are immense, after completing MA History course. Student can also opt for B Ed. for getting into teaching field. Doing PhD to conduct research in the field of history is another bright option, after completing MA History
List of Courses:-
PhD in History
MA in Arts in History
MA in History Major
BA in History
BA in History Major
To pursue master’s degree in history one should have a graduate degree in any stream. Duration of the course in 2 years
To pursue bachelor’s degree in history one should have passed 10+2 (or higher secondary) from recognized board. Duration of the course is 3 years
A graduate can pursue career in research. Graduates can also join government departments dealing in history such as archaeological departments. Joining NGOs is another option for fresh graduates. They have to play role of policy analysts, evaluator, local historians and planners. Other role includes record manager, genealogist, curator of museum, information officer and librarian.
Employment is also offered by the Historical Division of the Ministry of External Affairs for handling jobs in their Cultural Affairs Division. These are research positions for Second Class postgraduates in History.
Other field in which graduates can enter are:
Central Board of Film Censors, Film Division of Government of India