The department of History was established with one Professor, one Reader and one Lecturer in the year 1959 with enrolment of two students. Now, there are 114 PG Students in the Department and 66 Research Scholars (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)
Dr.M.Rama Rao was the founder Professor of the department. He joined the department in 1959 and retired on superannuation in 1966. After his retirement Dr.V.M.Reddi, became the Head of the department.
The aim and objective of the department is to propagate the importance of studying History among the Indian youth in general and the students of Andhra Pradesh in particular.
The Mission and Vision of the Department is to develop Department as a Centre of research and offering employment opportunities to the students of History and Tourism.
The students of the Department after obtaining M.A., M.Phil and Ph.D. Degrees are able to join as University Teachers, Degree College Lecturers, Junior College Lecturers, Contract Lecturers and School Teachers those who possess B.Ed. Degrees. Apart from teaching the products of the dept. are able to join in several positions both as Gazetted and Non-Gazetted Officers in Andhra Pradesh service. Some Students got ICHR and RGNF Scholarships to pursue research leading to M.Phil. And Ph.D. Degrees.Twos Students ICSSR Post Doctored Fellowship during the academic Year 2015-2016.
Achievements and Awards of Faculty
Prof. D. Ananda Naidu has been conferred with the “Best Teacher Award” by the Government of Andhra Pradesh in November, 2006.
The Department is happy to state that from the academic year 2013-2014, M.A. Tourism (Self- Supporting Course) Regular is being offered by the Department Keeping in view of the growing demand for Trained personnel in Tourism sector, with the experience of offering P.G. Diploma in Tourism and Travel Management from 1990 onwards by the Department took the initiative to start the course.
In this connection, to strengthen the Tourism course, the Department is pleased to request the University sanction building, Library and Teaching Staff.
The first rank student of M.A. History will be conferred with Prof. Nurul Hasan Prize.
Prof. M.Radhamni Gopala Krishnan (Retd) Dept. of English, SV University has initiated an endowment in history of her late husband Prof.S.Gopla Krishnan during the academic Year 2016-2017.
A Teacher who always believes that learning is a continuous process. A teacher is always a student.
Specialized in the areas of Cultural History Epigraphy, Museology and Temple Studies. Published 77 papers in National/International Journals and published one book ‘The Simhachalam Temple: A Cultural Study’, Tirupati, 1995. Presented 40 papers in National/International conferences/Seminars, 7 Ph.Ds. and 3 M.Phil. degrees were awarded under his guidance. As a principal investigator developed e-content for the post graduation subject Indian culture, an UGC-MHRD project under NMEICT. Presented 524 modules in four quadrants for fifteen courses it will be access freely at www.inflibnet.ac.in vidyamitra and YouTube etc.
Qualifications : M.A, M.Phil, P.hd, PG.Dip.in Epigraphy
Experience : 29
Faculty Type : Regular
Specializations : Cultural History, Epigraphy, Museology , Temple Studies, E-Content development
Research Interests : Cultural History ,Temple studies, Epigraphy , Museology, Archeology.
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Qualifications : M.A., Ph.D.
Experience : 31 Years
Faculty Type : REGULAR
Specializations : Contemporary/Current History, Politics, Society, Culture, International Relations, Governance, Public Policy.
Research Interests : Contemporary/Current History, Politics, Society, Culture, International Relations, Governance, Public Policy.
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Qualifications : M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Experience : 32 Years
Faculty Type : Regular
Specializations : International Relations and Foreign Policy
Research Interests : International Relations and Foreign Policy
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