Department of History


        JAC started B.A History, as the first and foremost faculty in 1971. Due to the demand from the public, in 1975 Tamil Medium was started. From its very inception the department begin to spread its fragrance of service to the student’s society. The strength of the Department had steadily increased that led to the introduction of M.A History in 1980. Today the Department has completed 50 years of dedicated service to the student community. To cater to the needs of the students Certificate course in Tourism was introduced in July, 2003 and Human Rights and Duties Education in July 2010. The Department was elevated to a Research Department with the introduction of M.Phil. in 2005 and Ph.D. in 2013. The Members of the Teaching Staff actively involved in Research. During the course of 50 years the Department has attained a number of Distinctions in Curricular, Co-Curricular and extra Curricular activities. Apart from the academic excellence, the students of History have brought many laurels to the Department and the College. The Department has kept abreast of itself with the expanding Knowledge through Research and Extension. The Department has well equipped teaching aids such as LCD, OHP, LAPTOP,PRINTER,VISUALIZER and INTERACTIVE BOARD.


        To transfer skills, employability and intellectual curiosity along with public awareness about the past and its legacies through teaching, research and service activities to students for producing meritorious historians driven by hard work.


  • To prepare students for a wide range of careers through the study of diverse societies, culture and economics across space and time.
  • To design innovative and comprehensive instructional material for teaching students.
  • To infuse interest in the students and guide them to produce exemplary research.
  • To nurture talent and social spirit among students.
  • To cultivate a committed group of competent faculty striving for excellence in teaching and research


Course Year Established
U.G. (English Medium) 1971
U.G. (Tamil Medium) 1975
P.G. 1980
M. Phil. 2005
Ph. D. 2013
Certificate Course in Tourism and Hospitality Management 2019
Teaching Staff – Aided Programme
Management Staff – Aided Programme
Teaching Staff – Un-Aided Programme
Retired Staff


Name of the Seminar/Conference/Workshop Date Agency Level
Exhibition 3rd and 4th December 2010 JAC Regional
Preservation of Monuments to Enhance Tourism in India 8th & 9th February 2012 UGC National
Peace March 30th January 2013 JAC Regional
Socio-Political Trends in Tamil Nadu in the Early 20th Century 12th  Feb. 2016 JAC National
Water Conflicts-A Historical Perspective 8th & 9th February2017 JAC National
Popular Movements in South India During 19th & 20th Centuries 7th &  8th February 2018 ICHR National
Women Participation and Social Transformation in South India in 20th Century 20th February 2019 JAC National



S.No Year Name Title of the Project Agency
1. 2008 – 2010 Dr. Gunasundara devi & Mrs. Maria Rose Poomathi Role of women Panjayat President in Theni district UGC
2. 2010-2012 Dr. Delphen Prema Dhanaseeli & Mrs. Vanitha Missionary Efforts towards women upliftment in Madurai region UGC
3. 2015-2016 Dr. J. Lilly Jeba Karunya Medical services Rendered by Protestant Missionaries in Tamil Nadu 1830-1930 A.D UGC

Research Advisors

S.No. Name Ward Title of the Dissertation  Year of Submission & Vivo Voce
1 Dr. Mrs. A. Mary Grace, Associate Professor Mrs. B. Ubahara Mary  Welfare Activities of St.Anne’s Congregation to Empower Rural Women in Theni District-1858-2015A.D December,2017,


2 Dr. Delphine Prema Dhanaseeli, Associate Professor Mrs. Lilly Jeba Karunya Christian Protestant Missionary contribution to  Tamil Nadu in the area of Health, 1830-1930. A.D 2016,


Book Publications

S.No. Year Name of the Staff Publication/ Journal Book
2005 Dr. K. R. Gunasundara Devi Raj Publication, Madurai Constitution of India
2008 Dr. A. Mary Grace &  Mrs. B. Ubahara Mary MIJO Publication, Theni Tourism and Travel Management,
2013 Dr. Delphine Prema Dhanaseeli Serials Publications ISBN 978-81-8387-584-4 American Madurai Mission Services Rendered by American Missionaries at Madurai (1834- 1934)


  • Awards and recognition Received by the Faculty: 10
    S.No.   Year Name of the Staff Award Received
    1. 1995 Dr. Sr. A. Maria Alphonsal Best Rural Development Agency

    By District Collector, Madurai.

    2. 1999 Dr .Sr. A. Maria Alphonsal ‘Vijaya Shree’ In the Field of Social Work (National).
    3. 2002 Dr. Sr. A. Maria Alphonsal A Momento of Appreciation for Dedicated Service to the Poor Marginalised (National).
    4. 2003 Dr. Sr. A. Maria Alphonsal ‘Best Woman’ By Maya Voluntary Organisation, Theni.
    5. 2003 Dr. Sr. A Alphonsal ‘Best Woman’  By NIIT and Rotary Club of  Theni.
    6. 2004 Dr. Mrs. P. Floras Mary Best Seminar Presentation 1st Prize Rs. 1000 Cash Award Theni District Police.
    7. 2017 Dr. Mrs. P. Floras Mary வழிகாட்டி by Vidiyal Madurai
    8. 2017 Dr. Mrs. P. Floras Mary இளைஞர்களின் வழிகாட்டி By Theni Kalai Ilakkia Mandram
    9. 2017 Dr. Mrs. Jesintha Vilveena Best Presenter By International Seminar, Vivekananda Kendrta, Kanyakumari
    10. 2018 Dr. Delphine Prema Dhanaseeli ‘Kalvi Chudar’ By Theni Kalai Ilakiyamayam, Theni
    11. 2020 Dr A Jesintha Vilveena International Award (சீரிய சமுதாய செயல்பாட்டாளர்) திருவள்ளுவர் கல்லூரி
    12. 2020 Dr. S. Sahayamary International Award (சீரிய சமுதாய செயல்பாட்டாளர்) திருவள்ளுவர் கல்லூரி
    13. 2020 B. Ubahara Mary International Award (சீரிய சமுதாய செயல்பாட்டாளர்) திருவள்ளுவர் கல்லூரி
    13. 2020 Dr .M Anusha Angel Abdul Kalam National Award of Best Social Service Award by Indian Consumer Protection CouncilGovernment of India Regd.No 293/2017, for the Meritorious Service to the Poor People and Public at Nagercoil, Kanyakumari.
    14. 2021 A.D. Padmasree Excellence Award Environment Advisory for Sustainable Trust -Tirunelveli
  • Awards and recognition Received by the Students :2
    Name of the Student Name of the Award Organization/Agency Year
    G. Janarthani Meritorious Sportsman for employment to a Class III / Class IV Post/ Service under the Central Government Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal. 2010
    G. Janarthani National Integration Camp National Integration Camp, Rohtak, Haryana. 2010


Prominent Alumni

S. No. Name Qualification Designation Institution Place
1. Dr. Sr. M. Rajeenal M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Mother General. St. Anne’s Congregation Trichy.
2. Mrs. I. Vetharani M.A., M.Phil. Rtd. Associate Professor of History. Jayaraj Annapackiam College for Women. Periyakulam.
3. Dr. A. Jasintha Vilveena M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor Jayaraj Annapackiam College for Women. Periyakulam.
4. Mrs. Mariammal.                      M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Associate Prof of History Mother Teresa Women’s University. Kodaikanal
5. Anitha M.A., M.Phil., Associate Prof of History V.V.V. College for women Virudhunagar
6. Dr. Mohini M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Associate Professor of History S.K.N College Virudhunagar.
7. Mrs. Seethalakshmi M.A., M.Phil., Associate Professor of History Government Arts College Coimbatore.
8. Mrs. Delighta M.A., M.Phil. Associate Professor of History Kamaraj College Tuticorin.
9. Dr. P.Gowri M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D Associate Professor of History Barathi Women’s College Chennai – 600 108
10. Mrs. Rajeswari M.A., M.Phil., Head of the Department of History APC Mahalakshmi College Tuticorin.
11. Mrs. Pramila M.A., M.Phil., Rtd. Associate Professor Women’s Christian College Nagercoil.
12. Dr.V. Subbulakshmi M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., H.O.D & Asst. Prof of History SVN College Nagamalai pudukottai Madurai
13. Pandi Selvi M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor of History Vasuki College Erode.
14. M. Muthu Lakshimi M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D Assistant Professor of History Lady Doak College Madurai.
15. Jeyanthi Mala M.A., M.Phil. Assistant Professor of History Arulmigu Palaniandavar Arts College for Women Palani
16. Leema Rose M.A., M.Phil. Assistant Professor of History Holy Cross College Trichy
18. Priyalakshmi M.A., Mphil. Assistant Professor of History Government Arts College Krishnagini
19. Dr. Kalai Selvi M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D Associate Professor Rani Anna College Tirunelveli
20. Dr. Thamil Selvi M.A., Mphil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of History Yadava Women’s College Madurai
21. Dr. Indra Devi M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D Asst. Prof of History M.V.M. Govt. Arts College Dindugal.
22. Dr.Lingammal M.A., Mphil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of History St. Joseph’s College Trichy
23. Anitha M.A., M.Phil. Assistant Professor of History HKRH College Uthamapalayam
24. Chandra M.A., B.Ed. P.G. Assistant Government Higher Secondary School, Thamaraikulam.
25. Balkees M.A., B.Ed. P.G. Assistant Government Higher Secondary School Thamaraikulam
26. Mrs. Veeruchinnammal M.A., B.Ed. Teacher Government Higher Secondary school Thamaraikulam
27. Jothi Parameeswari M.A., B.Ed. Teacher Government Higher Secondary School T. Kalli Patti
28. Umamaheswari, M.A., B.Ed. Teacher Govt. high Secondary School Bathlakundu
29. V. Sathya Bharathi B.A. Sales Advisor Honda car company Chennai
30. Amala prabha M.A., B.Ed. Teacher St.Agnes Higher secondary school Royappanpatti
31. M.Santhi M.A., B.Ed. Teacher, St.Annes Higher secondary school Periyakulam
32. F.X.Reka M.A., B.Ed. Teacher, St.Annes Higher secondary school Periyakulam
33 Nooremuhamadiya M.A., B.Ed. Teacher, Victoria Matriculation Periyakulam
34 Santhanabharathi M.A., M.Phil. Teacher, Theni Melapettai Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai School Theni
35 Subathra M.A., M.Phil. Teacher, Theni Melapettai Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai School Theni
36 Kalpana M.A., B.Ed. Teacher Theni Melapettai Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai School Theni
37 Murugeswari M.A., M.Phil. Asst.Professor Thiravium College for Women Periyakulam
38 Dr.M. Saravanaselvi M.A., M.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D. Principal, Meenammal College of Education Kallupatti, Peraiyur, Madurai
39 Priyalakshmi M.A., M.Phil. Assi. Professor Government Arts College Krishnagiri
40 Meenakshi M.A., B.Ed. Teacher Government Higher Secondary School Nallampatti, Dindigul
41 Chitra Devi M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil. Teacher S.K.A. Matriculation Higher Secondary School Aundipatti
42 Meera M.A., M.Phil. Asst. Professor Nadar Saraswathy College Theni


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PG & Research Centre of History Miss. Nithya .S, II BA History (EM) participated and received Gold Medal and Certificate in the 2nd State Youth Sports Championship -2021 from Dinduigul Dist (Basketball)

Alumnae Meeting PG & Research Center of History-22.11.2021

Golden Jubilee Celebration

PG & Research Centre of History conducted Parent Teachers meeting on 01.08.2022.


Bulletin Board

Inception : 1971
Courses Offered : B.A- Tamil Medium,

B.A- English Medium,




No. of Faculty members : 13
No. of Students : UG: 197

PG: 7

No. of Awards : Faculty: 16
Paper Publications : International:93

National: 55

Impact Factor: 39


Paper Presentations : International:43

National: 125

Conference / Workshop Attended : International: 47


Conference / Workshop Organized : International: 3

National: 8

State Level: 1

Webinars Attended : International: 97


State Level: 13

E Quiz Attended : E-Quiz: 201
MOU : MOU: 2