• Rani Anna Government College for Women

Department of History

Department of History

Department of History

Department of History

Department of History

Welcome to

Department of History

The Department of History was established in the year 1971. In 1971 History was introduced as a graduation course and was raised to the status of a post graduate department in the year 2013. It was upgraded as a research Centre in 2015. At Present there are twelve faculties working in the Department of History. The department has produced 20 Ph.D. Scholars. The students studied in the department of history has occupied various positions. The department of history has actively involved in teaching and research and contributed a lot to the society. The department encourages the students to participate in various cultural programs, conferences, seminars competitions, sports and other activities


Our Vision

  • To imbibe in the minds of the Subaltern Student Community (women) the impeccable Historical legacy of our nation and the glorious heritage of the region.

  • To promote critical thinking, disseminate Skill based knowledge and shape them as a citizen of the country to realize egalitarian society.

  • To compile the brave deeds of the heroes of Tirunelveli Region to find their place in history as continuation of the Celebrations of 75th Year of Indian Independence.

Our Mission

  • To embrace the innovative technology based teaching, learning and research to achieve excellence.

  • To infuse Historical bend of mind set among students community through enriched curriculum, peer group discussions extension activities, seminars and symposia.

  • To equip the students to face modern day challenges, to abide moral and ethical values and to make them participate in nation building.


  • To impart quality education towards realization of comprehensive inclusive growth in the society.

  • To educate the students in the domain knowledge of History to face current societal issues.

  • To rejuvenate Historical thinking to refrain from fissiparous tendencies to achieve Progressive India.