Department of History

Message from HoD

We seek to attract the best and brightest of young minds to the critical and in-depth study of the discipline of History. The department focuses on endowing the students with critical thinking abilities while also making them competent in skills of articulation, creative expression, and leadership.

Dr Maanvender Singh


To emerge as national and global leaders in historical research and inquiry by creating a professional learning community and nurturing problem-solving leadership with human rights and social justice values.



Facilitate unbiased cutting-edge research and in-depth active learning.

Nurture intellectual curiosity and train historians of the highest professional standards.

Produce critical thinkers and problem-solvers for tomorrow through the appreciation of history.

Balance world-class learning with human rights and social justice ideals.

Why History @ SRM University-AP !

Unique Curriculum

Focuses on writing, research, fieldwork, and internship with new-age courses like Introduction to Academic Writing, Participatory Research, Entangled History etc.

Optional 4th Year

Fine-tuned to make the students aware of the cutting-edge research being done in the discipline of History worldwide

Higher Studies & Placement

More than 70% of our students from the 2018 and 2019 batches pursue higher studies from prominent universities abroad.


A unique opportunity for specialisation in global history for undergraduate (BA Honours) students.

Choice-Based Credit System

Students have the flexibility to choose some courses from other Disciplines/ Schools in the University.


Students have the opportunity to choose a minor from other disciplines.

Current Happenings

Courses Offered

  • B.A. History (Hons.)
  • 3 (+1) Year B.A. History (Hons.) with Research
  • PhD in History