Department of History

The department was established in 1971. It offers M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses. The main objective and the programme of the department is to high light the regional history in the context of national history. Main Thrust of the academic programmes of the department has been on social, economic and cultural history.

The admissions to M.A/M.Phil courses are made on the basis of merit in the Entrance Test.

The information is given below: a) Professor : 5 (Regular) b) Reader : 2 (Regular) c) Lecturer : 1 (Regular )

Courses Offered/Distribution of Seats

Corse
Duration
System
Total
SC/ST
BC
RA
Others
M.A.
2 Years
Semester
30
7
2
2
4
M.Phil.
1 Year
Semester
14
3
1
1
2

Eligibility

M.A: B.A. (Hons), Bachelor in Social Sciences (Hons School) under (10+2+3) system or Bachelor Degree in any faculty under (10+2+3) system with at least 50% marks or any other examination equivalent thereto or at least 45% marks in the subject of History or Sociology or Public Administration in B.A. under 10+2+3 system.

M.Phil. : M.A. in History with at least 55% marks. Admission to both the courses is made exclusively on the basis of the merit in the Entrance Test.

Ph.D. : The enrolment of Ph.D. is based on UGC/NET/University Eligibility Test

 

 Dr. Sukhwant Singh

Qualification M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D.

Designation Professor
Area of Specialization History of Modern India
Area of Interest Economic History of India, History of Technology, History of Agriculture
No. of Publications 2 Books, 51 Research Papers
Email Address sukhwant.history@gmail.com
ss.hist@gndu.ac.in
Contact Numbers 9815562931,0183-2562511, 0183-2258802-09 PABX 3270(O)

 Dr. Radha Sharma

Qualification Ph.D.

Designation Professor
Area of Specialization Economy , Society and Culture , Medieval Indian History Society
Area of Interest Late 18th Early 19th Century Punjab,Gender relations, Medieval Indian Economy
No. of Publications

4 Books , 5 Research Papers

Email Address rhsharma@yahoo.co.in
Contact Numbers 0183-2258802-09 PABX 3275 (O), 0183-2570646 (R), 009872266115

 Dr.  Harish C. Sharma

Qualification Ph.D.

Designation Professor
Area of Specialization Modern Indian History:Society Culture and Economy
Area of Interest Depressed classes,History of Culture and Colonial Economy
No. of Publications 3 Books and 50 Articles
Email Address har_ish_sharma@yahoo.com
Contact Numbers 0183-2258802-09 PABX 3276(O),0183-2570646(R), 9815997826

 Dr.  Sulakhan Singh

Qualification M.A., Ph.D.

Designation Professor
Area of Specialization Socio-Cultural History of the Punjab; Sikh Studies
Area of Interest Medieval Indian history
No. of Publications 1 Books , 5 Research Paper
Email Address sm.hist@gndu.ac.in
Contact Numbers 9463612477; 0181-2275552 (R)

 Dr.  Sukhdev Singh Sohal

Qualification M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D.

Designation Professor & Head
Area of Specialization Social history of the Colonial Punjab
Area of Interest Modern Indian History; The World history
No. of Publications

60 : Research papers & Articles

01 : Book

Email Address sukhdevssohal@yahoo.com
Contact Numbers 9417314345; 0183-2507317, 0183-2258802-09 (3270)

 Dr.  Bir Good Gill

Qualification M.A. English, M.A. History,Ph.D.

Designation Reader
Area of Specialization Trade and Relations between India & Central Asia during 19th Century.
Area of Interest Contemporary Central Asia; International History (Rusia, China and Great Britain in Central Asia 19th & 20th Century); Modern Punjab
No. of Publications 05
Email Address gillbg@yahoo.com
Contact Numbers 9888014790, 0183-6570537

 Dr.  Amandeep

Qualification M.A., Ph.D.

Designation Reader
Area of Specialization Modern Punajb ( with special interest in communitarian Politics)
Area of Interest Modern Indian; Contemporary India; World history
No. of Publications 05
Email Address anubal2001@yahoo.co.in
Contact Numbers 9815449974, 0183-2585949, 0183-2272147

Parveen Paul

Qualification M.A., B.A. (Hons.), Diploma in Persian

Designation Senior Lecturer
Area of Specialization Society and Economy of Punajb
Area of Interest Society and Economic History of Ancient & Medieval India
No. of Publications 02 Articles
Email Address ppl.hist@gndu.ac.in
Contact Numbers 98760-68243, 0183-2257295
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