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 cultivate critical thinking skills, human rights and social justice values and nurture problem-solving leadership for the future, utilising the insights gained from the historical study.


  • To facilitate unbiased cutting-edge research and in-depth learning of History.
  • To produce critical thinkers and problem-solving leaders for tomorrow through the application of history.
  • To balance world-class learning with human rights and social justice ideals.
  • To popularise History as a vibrant discipline.

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

  • 3 - Year BA History
  • 3 - Year BA (Honours) History
  • 3 (+1) Year BA (Honours) History with Research
  • PhD in History