Department of History

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Department of History

About Department of History

 

One of the distinguished Department of the Khalsa College, Patiala, Department of History was established in 1960 under the stewardship of Dr. Ganda Singh (a renowned Historian). The Post Graduation course of History was started in 2016. 


Importance of History

  • History aims at helping students to understand the present existing social, political, religious and economic conditions of the people.
  • History explains the present in the light of the Past.
  • History helps to understand the present day problems both at the national and international level accurately and objectively.
  • Our department shares the commitment to ethics in our teaching and dedication to improve the understanding of history at local, national and global level. It helps to develop essential rational thinking


Careers in History

  •  A degree in history whether bachelor's or advanced prepares graduates for a multitude of careers. Historian, Archivist, Museum Curator, Teacher, Civil Services, Archaeologist.
     

MEET THE FACULTY

Department of History
 Dr.Ramandeep Kaur
Dr. Dr.Ramandeep Kaur Kaur
Assistant Professor

M.A. Ph.D History

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Harjit
Dr. Harjit Kaur Tiwana
Associate Professor

M.A,M.PHIL.P.hd(HISTORY),M.A(PUNJABI)

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Jiwant
Dr. Jiwant Kaur
Associate Professor

NET,Ph.D.

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Baljinder
Dr. Baljinder Kaur
Assistant Professor

M.Phil. Ph.D

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Simerjit
Dr. Simerjit Kaur
Assistant Professor

M.A, M.Phil., Ph. D.

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Amarpreet
Dr. Amarpreet Kaur Waraich
Assistant Professor

Ph.D

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COURSES OFFERED

Department of History

 

PG COURSES

M.A in History

PSO

Programme Outcome: History is a great domain to pursue and gradually it is becoming quite a popular subject Post Graduation in history paves way to different Government jobs such as SSC, UPSC, Banks and various academic and research institutions like teaching, ICHR.

Students will have the ability to apply historical methods to evaluate critically the past and how historians and others have interpreted it.

The course will impart knowledge to the students about the history of the world power  in a critical way.

 Students will be able to demonstrate broad knowledge of historical events and periods and their significance of Punjab and Indian Indian History.

Students will be able to demonstrate broad knowledge of Historical events and  their significance of Punjab and Medieval or Modern Indian History.

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UG COURSES

Elective Subject in B.A 

Honours in History 

PSO

Programme Outcome of History is a great domain to pursue and gradually it is becoming quite a popular subject. Graduation in history paves way to different government jobs such as SSC, UPSC, Banks and various academic and research institutions like teaching, ICHR.

Students will have the ability to apply historical methods to evaluate critically the past and how historians and others have interpreted it.

Students will be able to demonstrate broad knowledge of historical events and  their significance of Punjab and modern Indian History.

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OUR ACTIVITIES

Department of History

Important Links

Department of History

 

10 August 2017

 

This is to inform all students that P.G. Department of History is organizing one day seminar on the theme of “Jung-e- Azadi vich Sikha da yogdan” (Role of Punjabis in Freedom Movement) on 14 August 2017 at 11 am. at the Bhai Nand Lal auditorium, Bhai Daya Singh Block.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P.G. Department of History

 

Organised by

P.G. Department of History

Activity

Jung-E-Azadi Vich Sikha da Yogdan

Teacher Incharge

Dr. Harjit kaur

Date

14 August 2017

Time

11 am to 3 pm

Venue

Bhai Nand Lal Auditorium

Chief Guest

SGPC President Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar.

Other Teachers

Dr Jiwant Kaur, Dr Baljinder Kaur , Prof. Simerjit Kaur

Total Participants

70

Participants from

P.G. Department of History

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activity outcome

This seminar was very informative for the entire audience. Students learnt about the contribution and sacrifices of the Punjabis in the India's Independence Movement. In this activity chief guest discussed about  the first freedom fighter of Punjab Bhai Maharaj Singh ji and other famous Indian revolutionaries like Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, and Rajguru’s role in independence. Dr. Satish Kumar Verma, Dr. Gurnaib Singh also addressed the entire audience. In nutshell students were made aware about Punjabi’s important role and sacrifice for the independence of the Nation.

 

P.G.Department of History organised Orientation cum Induction Prgramme on 14 October,2022.This programme was in order to welcome the freshers of the session of 2022-23. About 60 students of B.A. I (litrature), B.A. I(Social Science ) and M.A. I were present there.Dr. Harvinder Kaur,Vice Principal addressed the students to work hard,to follow the moral values and norms of the college.She also motivated them to participate in the co-curriculum activities on the college.Dr. Harjit Kaur, Head of the Department,also addressed the students for their commitment towards their duties.Teachers of the Department were also present there.

 

 

09 MARCH 2020

 

an Educational This is to inform all the students that history department is organizing trip on 11 March 2020. Students who are willing to take part in this trip should register their names with department head.

P.G. Department of History

 

Organised by

P.G .Department Of History

Activity

Visit for the social welfare

Teacher Incharge

Dr Harjit kaur

Date

11 March 2020

Time

12.30 pm to 2.00 pm

Venue

Dashodi Ram Kushat Ahasram Patiala

Other Teachers

Dr. Amarpreet Kaur and Prof. Simerjit Kaur

Total Participants

40

Participants from

P.G. Department of History

 

 

 

 

 

Activity outcome

The students visited Bir Dasondhi Ram Ashram,Patiala which is also known as Karamyogi Dasondhi Ram Birji Maharaj Ashram. He  was an exemplary social worker and founder of several charitable and educational institutions in Patiala. Students participation in this activity to promoted the moral values and goal to serve the needy. Further Students helped with the distribution of food items and other

essential goods.

 

Online Programme

02 September 2020

 

All the students are hereby informed that the Teacher’s Day will be celebrated on 5th September 2020. This program is online discussion on the  two topics: First one is “Role Played by the teacher during covid- 19” and second one is the “Contribution of the teacher’s in the past and present scenario”.

P.G. Department of History

 

Organised by

P.G. Department Of History

 

 

Activity

“Teacher’s Day”- online Discussion “on topics-(1) Role played by the teacher during covid-19. (2) The contribution of the teachers in the past and present

Scenario.

Teacher In charge

Dr. Harjit Kaur

Date

5 Sept. 2020

Time

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm

Venue

Online

 

Other Teachers

Dr.Jiwant Kaur , Dr Baljinder Kaur ,

Dr. Amarpreet Kaur, Prof. Simerjit Kaur

Total Participants

50

Participants from

B.A- 3rd Social Science, M.A.1st and M.A 2nd.

 

 

 

 

Activity outcome

Teachers Day was celebrated as a mark of tribute to the contribution made by teachers to the society. In the wake of Corona virus pandemic, all colleges were closed for the last few months so students and teachers celebrated Teacher’s Day of this year in virtual mode. Students discussed methods of learning while staying at home. The teachers supported students in pandemic conditions and helped them to cope with the mental stress of lockdown.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

04 March 2021

 

This is to inform all the Undergraduate and Postgraduate students of History department that the P.G. Department of History is organizing an essay writing competition on the theme of “Transformation of Sikhism During 1605 to 1708” on 09 March 2021. Interested students can register their names with Dr. Baljinder Kaur.

P.G. Department of History

 

Organised by

P.G. Department Of History

Activity

Transformation of Sikhism During 1605 to 1708

Teacher In charge

Dr. Baljinder Kaur

Date

09 March 2021

Time

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Venue

Room No. M-2; Commerce Block

 

Other Teachers

Dr Jiwant Kaur, Dr Baljinder Kaur,

Dr Amarpreet Kaur, Prof.Simerjit Kaur

Judges

Dr. Harvinder Kaur and Dr. Harjit Kaur

Total Participants

30

Participants from

PG Department Of History

Winners

1st-Vikas,  2nd-Maninder Kaur,3rd-Gurpreet Kaur

 

 

 

Activity outcome

Main Purpose of the activity is to enhance the writing skills of students and also provide knowledge to the students about the Transformation in the Sikhism during the Guru period. Students wrote essay’s about transformation of Sikhs during Guru Hargobind ji and Guru Gobind singh ji’s time period.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 September 2021

 

This is to inform all the Undergraduate and Postgraduate students of History Department that the P.G. Department of History is organizing  Paper Reading Competition on the theme of “Importance of Adi Granth Sahib in Sikh History” on 13th September 2021. Interested students can register their names with Dr. Harjit Kaur.

P.G. Department of History

 

Organised by

P.G. Department Of History

Activity

Importance of Adi Granth Sahib in Sikh History

Teacher In charge

Dr. Harjit Kaur

Date

13th September 2021

Time

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Venue

Bhai Gurdas Hall

 

Other Teachers

 

Dr Jiwant Kaur, Dr Baljinder Kaur,

Dr Amarpreet Kaur

Dr.Simerjit Kaur

Judges

Dr. Harjit Kaur and Dr. Harwinder kaur

Total Participants

30

Participants from

PG Department Of History

 

Winners

1stParamjitSingh,2nd- Anjali Kinger, 3rd-

Parminder Kaur

 

Activity outcome

Main Purpose of the activity is to enhance the writing skills and delivering lecture skills of students and to enhance their knowledge about Adi Granth Sahib.

 

 

20 September,2021

 

This is to inform  to all the fresher students of the Department of History that on 24 September,2021, there will be an induction programme for them.All the fresher students of B A -1,M A –I of the Department are supposed  to be there at Bhai Gurdas Conference Hall at 11.am.

P.G. Department of History

 

Organised by

P.G. Department Of History

Activity

Induction Programme for the freshers

Teacher In charge

Dr. Harjit Kaur

Date

24 September 2021

Time

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Venue

Bhai Gurdas Conference Hall

 

 

Other Teachers

 

Dr Jiwant Kaur, Dr Baljinder Kaur,

Dr Amarpreet Kaur

Dr.Simerjit Kaur

Adressed by

Dr. Dharminder Singh Ubha,Principal

Total Participants

100

Participants from

PG Department Of History

 

 

Activity outcome

Main purpose  of the Induction programme was to welcome the students who took admission in BA-I and MA-I in the History department during the session. During this programme, Dr. Dharminder Singh Ubha, Principal of the college, told the students about the programmes, academic and co-carricular ativities of the college. They were motivated about their overall development.

 

 

 

18 October 2021

 

 P.G. Department of History is organizing National Seminar on 75 years of Independence with special focus on the Contribution of Punjab and West Bengal on 23 October 2021. Staff member and students are supposed to be present during the event.

 

P.G. Department of History

 

Organised by

P.G. Department Of History

 

Activity

National Seminar on 75 years of independence with special focus on Contribution of Punjab and West Bengal

Teacher Incharge

Dr. Harjit Kaur

Date

23 October 2021

Time

10.00 am to 2.00 pm

Venue

Bhai Nand Lal Auditorium

 

Other Teachers

Dr.Jiwant Kaur , Dr Baljinder Kaur ,

Dr. Amarpreet Kaur. Dr. Simerjit Kaur

Total Participants

70

Participants from

All Graduation and Post Graduation Classes

 

 

 

 

Activity outcome

This seminar is very informative for the students. The keynote speaker extensively elaborated the contribution of Bengal and Punjab in freedom struggle. The connection between Bengal and Punjab during colonial time was also discussed. Event ended with recognizing the Independence Day and student were given lessons to defend the Nation and its glory.

 

 

 

15 April 2019

 

This is to inform all the M.A.1ST & 2ND Students that the P.G.Department of History is organizing a trip to Pinjor Garden, Morni hills, and Tikartal . Students will visit many places like Pinjor Garden, Morni fort and hilly area Tikartal. Interested students can give their names to their class teacher.

P.G. Department of History

Organised by

P.G. Department Of History

Activity

One day trip Pinjor Garden, Morni

Hills,Tikartal

Teacher In charge

Dr. Baljinder Kaur

Date

18 April 2019

Time

7am.to 6pm.

Venue

Pinjor Garden, Morni hills and Tikartal

Other Teachers

Dr. Amarpreet Kaur, Dr. Satwinder Kaur

Total Participants

40

Participants from

P.G. Department of History

 

 

 

Activity outcome

This activity was designed for the young learners with sole purpose  to break the monotony of everyday learning. Catching fresh air and visiting public places with co-learners is a great way to gain energy for studies and daily routine of students. Students took photos and returned  with life

time memories of the college days.

P.G.Department of History organised the Educational visit of the students of the Department for the Heritage Fair,Sheesh Mahal Patiala on 2 March,2023 .  20 students from the Department visited there.This visit was organised to give them opportunity to know about the culture of other States which enriches  and develop their interest in the different types of skills.Teachers from the Department also accompanied the students. This visit was very valuable for the students from educational perspective.

 

13 November 2017

 

The History Department of Khalsa college, Patiala organized a 102th Martyrdom Day dedicated to the martyrdom of freedom Fighter Shaheed Kartar Sigh Sarbha. In this program one documentary will also be shown.

 

Organised by

P.G. Department Of History

 

Activity

One day seminar on Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha , an Indian

Revolutionary.

Teacher Incharge

Dr. Harjit Kaur

Date

16 November 2017

Time

10.00 am to 5pm

Venue

Bhai Nand Lal Auditorium, Bhai Daya Singh Block

 

Chief Guest

Dr Satish Kumar Verma Former Director, Youth welfare Department, Punjabi University,

Patiala

Other Teachers

Dr. Jiwant Kaur , Dr. Baljinder Kaur

Prof. Simerjit Kaur, Dr.Amarpreet Kaur

Total Participants

70

Participants from

P.G Department of History

 

 

 

 

Activity outcome

This activity was dedicated to the martyrdom of freedom fighter Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha. Dr. Satish Kumar Verma, addressed the gathering,He mentioned Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha who spent many  days of his life in the jail to attain freedom of the country.. This seminar connected the audience with Nation’s valuable history and threw light that Kartar Singh Sarabha,a member of the Gadar Party , was a leadin luminary member and he fought for the Indian independence movement.

 

21 February 2019

 

This notice is to inform to all the students that P.G. Department of History is organizing a Paper Reading Competition on the topic of ‘Guru Nanak, a revolutionary or social reformer”. Therefore, all the interested students are requested to enlist their names within 10 days with department’s head.

P.G. Department of History

 

Organised by

P.G Department of History

 

Activity

Paper Reading competition On Topic" Guru Nanak, a Revolutionary

or social reformer”

Teacher In charge

Dr. Jiwant Kaur and Dr. Baljinder Kaur

Date

25 February 2019

Time

10 am .to 12 pm.

Venue

Bhai Gurdas Conference Hall

Judge

Dr Harwinder Kaur,Prof Sukhmohan Kaur and Dr Harjit Kaur

Other Teachers

Dr. Amarpreet Kaur and Prof. Simerjit Kaur

Total Participants

B.A 2ND, 3RD, B.A. Social Sciences 1,2 & 3, M.A -1ST, 2ND

Participants from

P.G. Department Of History

Winners

Karnvir Singh (1st Position),Preeti(2nd Position), Jaspreet Singh(3rd Position)

 

 

 

Activity outcome

This activity encouraged speech skills of students. They improved their confidence for giving speeches and shared knowledge about ‘Guru Nanak Dev Ji’ with the audience. Important aspects of Guru Ji’s’ life such as condemnation of caste system, women emancipation in society were discussed.

 

 

10 September 2019

 

P.G. Department of History is Hosting a guest lecture on the theme of “Philosophical Study of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Teachings” on 13 September 2019 in Bhai Gurdas Conference Hall. All Students are invited for this lecture. 

P.G. Department of History

 

Organised by

P.G. Department of History

 

Activity

Guest lecture on the theme of “Philosophical Study of Guru

Nanak Dev Ji’s Teachings”

Teacher In charge

Dr. Harjit Kaur

Date

13 September 2019

Time

10:00.am -12:00 pm

Venue

Bhai Gurdas Conference Hall

 

Chief Guest

Dr. Daljeet Singh,Prof.Deptt of Punjab

Historical Studies, Punjabi University,Patiala

 

Other Teachers

Dr. Jiwant kaur; Dr. Baljinder Kaur,

Prof. Simerjit Kaur & Prof. Amarpreet Kaur

Total Participants

50

Participants from

P.G. Department of History

Activity outcome

Speaker gave very motivational lecture. He started with sharing teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He focused on social equality, recognizing human race as one. Host shared that the philosophy of Guru Nanak Dev Ji is light to all the World and can achieve peace and harmony in any society. He ended his lecture with sharing Guru Nanak’s thought about ‘Kirat

Karo Wandh Chakho’.

 

 

 

 

 

P.G. Department of History

 

Organised by

P.G. Department of History

 

Activity

Guest lecture on the theme of “Philosophical Study of Guru

Nanak Dev Ji’s Teachings”

Teacher In charge

Dr. Harjit Kaur

Date

13 September 2019

Time

10:00.am -12:00 pm

Venue

Bhai Gurdas Conference Hall

 

Chief Guest

Dr. Daljeet Singh,Prof.Deptt of Punjab

Historical Studies, Punjabi University,Patiala

 

Other Teachers

Dr. Jiwant kaur; Dr. Baljinder Kaur,

Prof. Simerjit Kaur & Prof. Amarpreet Kaur

Total Participants

50

Participants from

P.G. Department of History

Activity outcome

Speaker gave very motivational lecture. He started with sharing teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He focused on social equality, recognizing human race as one. Host shared that the philosophy of Guru Nanak Dev Ji is light to all the World and can achieve peace and harmony in any society. He ended his lecture with sharing Guru Nanak’s thought about ‘Kirat

Karo Wandh Chakho’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

APRIL 15, 2019

 

This is to inform all the M.A.1ST & 2ND Students that the P.G.Department of History is organizing a trip to Pinjor Garden, Morni hills, and Tikartal . Students will visit many places like Pinjor Garden, Morni fort and hilly area Tikartal. Interested students can give their names to their class teacher.

NOTICE

APRIL 15, 2019

P.G. Department of History

Organized by

P.G. Department Of History

Activity

One day trip Pinjor Garden, Morni

Hills, Tikartal

Teacher In charge

Dr. Baljinder Kaur

Date

April 18, 2019

Time

7am.to 6pm.

Venue

Pinjor Garden, Morni hills and Tikartal

Other Teachers

Dr. Amarpreet Kaur, Dr. Satwinder Kaur

Total Participants

40

Participants from

P.G. Department of History

 

 

 

Activity outcome

This activity was designed for the young learners with sole purpose to break the monotony of everyday learning. Catching fresh air and visiting public places with co-learners is a great way to gain energy for studies and daily routine of students. Students took photos and returned  with life

time memories of the college days.

 

 

 

P.G. Department of History

Organized by

P.G. Department Of History

Activity

One day trip Pinjor Garden, Morni

hills, Tikartal

Teacher In charge

Dr. Baljinder Kaur

Date

April 18, 2019

Time

7am.to 6pm.

Venue

Pinjor Garden, Morni hills and Tikartal

Other Teachers

Dr. Amarpreet Kaur, Dr. Satwinder Kaur

Total Participants

40

Participants from

P.G. Department of History

 

 

 

Activity outcome

This activity was designed for the young learners with sole purpose to break the monotony of everyday learning. Catching fresh air and visiting public places with co-learners is a great way to gain energy for studies and daily routine of students. Students took photos and returned  with life

time memories of the college days.

 

 

 

P.G. Department of History

Organized by

P.G. Department Of History

Activity

One day trip Pinjor Garden, Morni

hills, Tikartal

Teacher In charge

Dr. Baljinder Kaur

Date

April 18, 2019

Time

7am.to 6pm.

Venue

Pinjor Garden, Morni hills and Tikartal

Other Teachers

Dr. Amarpreet Kaur, Dr. Satwinder Kaur

Total Participants

40

Participants from

P.G. Department of History

 

 

 

Activity outcome

This activity was designed for the young learners with sole purpose to break the monotony of everyday learning. Catching fresh air and visiting public places with co-learners is a great way to gain energy for studies and daily routine of students. Students took photos and returned  with life

time memories of the college days.

 

 

 

P.G. Department of History

Organized by

P.G. Department Of History

Activity

One day trip Pinjor Garden, Morni

hills, Tikartal

Teacher In charge

Dr. Baljinder Kaur

Date

April 18, 2019

Time

7am.to 6pm.

Venue

Pinjor Garden, Morni hills and Tikartal

Other Teachers

Dr. Amarpreet Kaur, Dr. Satwinder Kaur

Total Participants

40

Participants from

P.G. Department of History

 

 

 

Activity outcome

This activity was designed for the young learners with sole purpose to break the monotony of everyday learning. Catching fresh air and visiting public places with co-learners is a great way to gain energy for studies and daily routine of students. Students took photos and returned  with life

time memories of the college days.

 

 

 

P.G. Department of History

Organized by

P.G. Department Of History

Activity

One day trip Pinjor Garden, Morni

hills, Tikartal

Teacher In charge

Dr. Baljinder Kaur

Date

April 18, 2019

Time

7am.to 6pm.

Venue

Pinjor Garden, Morni hills and Tikartal

Other Teachers

Dr. Amarpreet Kaur, Dr. Satwinder Kaur

Total Participants

40

Participants from

P.G. Department of History

 

 

 

Activity outcome

This activity was designed for the young learners with sole purpose to break the monotony of everyday learning. Catching fresh air and visiting public places with co-learners is a great way to gain energy for studies and daily routine of students. Students took photos and returned  with life

time memories of the college days.

 

 

 

 

 

21 January 2020

 

This is to inform all the students that the P.G .Department of History will  organize an essay writing competition on “The significance of Ghadar Movement”. This will take place on 24 January 2020 in the college class room no. M-2 Commerce block.

 

P.G .Department Of History

 

Organized by

P.G. Department Of History

 

Activity

“Essay Writing on Topic “The Significance of Ghadar

Movement.‟

Teacher In charge

Dr. Harjit Kaur

Date

24 January 2020

Time

10 am to 12 pm

Venue

Room No.M-2 commerce block fourth floor.

 

Other Teachers

Dr Jiwant Kaur, Dr Baljinder Kaur, Prof Simerjit Kaur,

Dr Amarpreet Kaur.

Judges

Dr. Harwinder Kaur

Total Participants

24

Participants from

P.G. Department of History

Winners

1st-Kirandeep Kaur,2nd Arashdeep Singh,3rd-Jasvir Singh

 

 

 

 

 

Activity outcome

The students displayed their writing skills through an essay writing competition. The competition was  merely to see the creative aspect and also to trigger the thoughts, awareness and concern of the students towards selfless sharing, humanity, universal brotherhood, impartiality, equality, love, peace and serving the suffering humanity without discrimination on the grounds

of caste, creed, race or color.

 

 

 

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Department of History

P.G. DEPARMENT OF HISTORY

DR. HARJIT KAUR (HEAD)

EMAIL:historydeptt1960@gmail.com

M.No -9463733901,9815023433,9915186088

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