Name of the Department:  HISTORY

          Date of Establishment: 1974-75


          Wall Magazine: “Budhidroom”


    The History Department of Chhaygaon College is as old as the establishment of Chhaygaon college, way back in 1974. The course was first introduced at Pre – University level (Later known as Higher Secondary) in the session 1974-75 and undergraduate (general) courses from the session 1980-81. Major Course was introduced in the session 2004-05. The Department is keen to advance knowledge and educate students in History.


The History Department of Chhaygaon College is dedicated to stimulating engagement with the past, promoting independent and creative thinking, and fostering a systematic and rigorous approach to historical knowledge and understanding. The Department’s primary mission is to inspire students to contemplate history in all its richness, complexity, and diversity. The department pledges to train students’ hearts and souls to make them disciplined, honest, cooperative, good, and useful citizens. Our mission is to inculcate basic human qualities and needed knowledge and skill in the students.


To make the Department a well-equipped teaching and learning center for the systematic and scientific study of history. To create a healthy environment for the study of history and its cultivation among the students in particular and the public in general. To focus on the history of the region and to take proper steps for the recovery and preservation of ancient monuments of the region.

        Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M. Phil, Ph.D., etc): 

                                                                                                                                                                           U.G. Degree Courses


Arup Kumar Medhi, Assistant Professor and HoD

Educational Qualification: MA, B.ED. M. PHIL , SET
Specialization: Ancient Indian History

Debobrat Doley, Assistant Professor

Educational qualification: MA, NET
Specialization: Modern Indian History

Krishna Ram Thakuriya, Assistant Professor (Contractual)

Educational qualification: M.A.
Specialization: Ancient Indian History

Miss. Sumi Das, Assistant Professor (Contractual)

Educational Qualification: M.A.
Specialization: Medieval Indian History