Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi

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Vidyeye Amrutha

Translates as "Education is Nector"




Department of P.G. Studies and Research in History

Courses Offered

M.A. 52 Four Semesters (Two years) BA with History as one Optional. 50% marks for GM & 40% marks for SC/ST & Categories
M.Phil. 1 FT+1PT per guide One year (Full time) Two years (Part time) MA with 55% Marks
Ph.D. Maximum 6 per guide Minimum 3 years maximum 5 years  


Fee Structure: (See Fee Notification)


Course Outline (M.A.)

I SemesterII Semester
  Hard Core   Hard Core
HCT 1.1 Research Methodology-I HCT 2.1 Research Methodology-II
HCT 1.2 History of India-I
(Earliest times to end of the Kushanas)
HCT 2.2 History of India-II 
Gupta to 1206)
HCT 1.3 History of Modern India –I
HCT 2.3 History of Modern India-II 
  Soft Core (Any Two)   Soft Core (Any One)
SCT 1.1 History of South India up to 1336 SCT 2.1 History of South India 
SCT 1.2 Socio-Religious reform Movement in India SCT 2.2 History  and Culture of the Bahamanis 
SCT 1.3 Ancient Indian Polity   Open Elective (Any One)
SCT 1.4 Principles and Methods of Archaeology OET 2.1 History of Modern World Since 1914
    OET 2.2 Indian National Movement 
III SemesterIV Semester
  Hard Core   Hard Core
HCT 3.1 Historiography (Western) HCT 4.1 Historiography (Indian)
HCT 3.2 History of India-III (1206-1526) HCT 4.2 History of India  -IV   (1526-1707)
HCT 3.3 History of Modern India-III 1947-2000 AD HCT 4.3 Constitutional Development  of Modern India
  Soft Core (Any One)   Soft Core (Any Two)
SCT 3.1 History of Freedom Movement in Karnataka
SCT 4.1 History of Dalit Movement in India
SCT 3.2 History of Modern Europe Since 1789AD. SCT 4.2 Intellectual History of Modern India
  Open Elective (Any One) SCT 4.3 History of China and Japan Since 1839
OET 3.1 Intellectual History of Modern India SCT 4.4 Indian Art and Architecture(Selected Theme)
OET 3.2 History of Karnataka
(From Mysore Wodeyars to 1957)



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Thrust Area

Freedom Movement and Integration, Studies in Bahamanis, Buddhist Studies


Research Projects

S. No.Title of the CentrePlace of CentreFunding AgencyDurationAmount sanctioned
1 Quit India Movement in Isoor Dr. B.C. Mahabal eswarappa Unassigned UGC 1 years 10,000.00


Research Publications / Books



Research Guidance



Workshops / Seminars / Conferences Organized



Facilities Available

Good Class Rooms, Department Library, University Library CD ROM and Internet facility, etc are necessary for research, teaching and external activities.


Unique Collections

1. Collection of Indo - Roman coins
2. Archival Evidences
3. Monuments of Hyderabad Karnataka
4. Documented records of Nizam State
5. Tape sounds of freedom fighters of Hyderabad Karnataka
6. Photo documentations showing the cultural heritage of Hyderabad Karnataka