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Department of History

About

The History Department of Jonai Girls’ College with the establishment of the College in the year 1994. The Department introduces its major/honours course from the year 2006 and granted major concurrence by the affiliating Dibrugarh University and Director of Higher Education, Assam in 2009. The Department has forty nos. of intake seat capacity for honours. At present the department has four nos. full time teachers. All the faculties of the Department are sincerely engage in scholarly pursuit. The founder faculties of the Department were Late Dr. Ruhini Kr. Pegu, Dr. Lakhi Nath Pegu and Mr. Bolin Ch. Pegu. The History Department aims to make the students aware of the past and its legacies trough teaching, research and extension activities. Beside the department has also undertaken various initiatives to create sense social responsibilities among students towards their society. The Department regularly organizes seminar and symposium at end of every semester it arrange field trip, excursion to Historical sites and monuments for filled based learning. The Department has its own Departmental library from where the students can access their materials.


Course Outcome of History
The main focus in the History Course at the UG level is on the stages the growth of human civilizations and the evolution of social systems and on cultural and scientific development. The main aims outlined for history teaching are:

i. To promote an understanding of the processes of change and development through which human societies have evolved to their present stage of development
ii. To promote an understanding of the common routes of human civilizations and an appreciation of the basic unity of mankind.

The University offers Undergraduate Honours and General Course in History. The outcomes of this Course are as follows: Students who complete the History Honours might come up the following knowledge and skills:

1 Learn a basic narrative of historical events in a specific region of the world in a specific time frame
2 Distinguish between primary and secondary sources
3. Understand and evaluate different historical ideas, various arguments, and points of view.
4 . Evaluate competing interpretations and multiple narratives of the past.
5. Gather and assess primary historical evidence.
6. Compile a composite bibliography.
7. Present clear and compelling arguments, based on critical analysis of diverse historical sources.
8. Articulate factual and contextual knowledge of specific places and times, to make careful comparisons (across time, space, and culture) and to discern how each generation (including theirs) uses the past for present purposes.
9. Students should understand academic honesty, a concept presented to them in all history classes.
10. Students should understand the basic skills that historians use in research.
11. Students should understand the basic skills that historians use in writing.
12. Students should understand the basic tools of historical analysis.
13. Students should understand the value of diversity.
14. Students should develop a secular outlook towards society.
15. Students should believe in the equality of man irrespective of caste, creed, religion and colour.
16 . Students should learn to believe in the ideas of religious toleration.

More About History


Mr. Mohan Pegu

MA, B.Ed., M.Phil
Phone No.: 8011289744
email: mohanpegu72@gmail.com

Mr. Mohan Pegu

HoD

MA, B.Ed., M.Phil
Phone No.: 8011289744
email: mohanpegu72@gmail.com

Dr. Monika Pegu

Assistant Professor

MA, M.Phil, Ph.D.
Phone No.: 9401494548
email:

Dr. Padmeswar Doley

Assistant Professor

MA, M.Phil, Ph.D.
Phone No.: 9435961201
email: pdoley2007@gmail.com

Mr. Bhaben Pegu

Assistant Professor

MA
Phone No.: 9954229132
email: bhabenjgc@gmail.com

Our Faculty

Mr. Mohan Pegu
HoD

Dr. Monika Pegu
Assistant Professor

Dr. Padmeswar Doley
Assistant Professor

Mr. Bhaben Pegu
Assistant Professor