With the introduction of B.A. Degree in History which coincided with the introduction of co-education in 1972, the Department of History became one of the independent departments of the college. To impart sound knowledge of socio-political and cultural heritage of the nation and its history and at the stewardship of the then Principal, Prof. S. John Gabriel who took painstaking efforts to elevate the department to the forefront so as to produce high-profile scholars in the field of administrative and academic activities.
The introduction of M.A. Degree in History in 2016 under self financing scheme was yet another landmark in the history of the department of history.
The students are rendering their yemon service to the college as Alumni and contribute to the growth and development of the department.