Department Of History

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

Unearth the past, conquer the future: Where Mount Everest College’s History Department breathes life into the tales of civilizations.

The mission and vision of the department is to impart students the truth about the historical events of the past in its chronological orders, without any iota of biasness and  in partiality. The Department is determine not only in teaching – learning process but also in inculcating strong will and spirit among the students for their future academic endeavor. Besides, the Department is determine in moulding the spiritual and moral qualities of the students as well.
The Department is committed to prepare students for pursuing the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary in higher education and research in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary areas. In addition, the Department will prepare students with the knowledge and skill base that would enable them to undertake further studies in History and its related areas. The students will develop the ability in students to apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired to get to the solutions of specific historical as well as theoretical aspects of History.

HISTORICAL MILESTONE

The Department of History traced its origin to the time the college was established. Since the establishment of the college in 1999, several hundred students had completed their undergraduate degree programme, and are currently working or studying in different places. With the activation of past graduate program in 2022, the departmental activities got multiplied. In the current academic session, there are 24 undergraduate and 8 post graduate students with five faculties.
Moreover, the Department of History was upgraded to Honours in the year 2014. In the upgration programme of post graduate programme on 12th August 2022, host of officials from Manipur University including Prof. Sudhir, Head of the Department of History, M.U came to the Mount Everest College Institution.

LEARNING GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: B.A IN HISTORY
Upon completion of B.A in History, students will be able to achieve the following

GOAL 1: critical thinking

Measurable objectives for this goal
1. Students will describe historical events from multiple perspectives.
2. Students will formulate, sustain and justify a historical argument using original ideas.
3.Students will support arguments with historical evidence drawn from primary and secondary sources.
4. Students will place historical arguments into a larger scholarly narrative.
5. Students will analyze a primary source of medium difficulty. “Analyze” means to describe its biases and situate it in a historical context.

GOAL 2: Cite Sources Correctly

Measurable objectives for this goal
1. Students will demonstrate the ability to distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate source materials.
2. Students will incorporate ideas from source.
3. Students will avoid plagiarism and state in their own words why it is wrong.
4. Students will cite sources as appropriate in the format indicated on the History Department style street.




GOAL 3: Information Literacy in Historical Research

Measurable objectives for this goal
1. Students will frame research questions.
2. Students will assess appropriate primary and secondary sources.
3.Students will assess the reliability of sources and evaluate their content.
4. Students will use sources to contextualize historical events and describe change over time.
5. Students will produce written evidence of research competence.


GOAL 4: Professional Competence

Measurable objectives for this goal
1. Students will apply their skills to diverse areas and time periods of study. At minimum, their programs will include courses from Indian History, American History, South East Asian History to African History. It also includes skill courses in different fields.
2. Students will utilize the crucial vocabulary of political, social, intellectual and economic history.
3. Students will be able to pursue graduate in history or social studies teaching should they choose.

TEACHERS’ PROFILE

Sl. No.NameDesignationSpecializationSexQualificationCategory
 Dr. Holkhongam HaokipAsst. ProfessorAncient HistoryMaleM.A, Ph.DST
 Vobo ChisaAsst. ProfessorModern HistoryFemaleM.A, B. EdST
 Jaojianlung RiameiAsst. ProfessorModern HistoryMaleM.A, SLET, B. EdST
 Waribam Chirusila DeviAsst. ProfessorMedieval HistoryFemaleM.A, B.EdGen  
 Kimneinem ChongloiAsst. ProfessorMedieval HistoryFemaleM.A, NETST
 E. LawrenceAsst. Professor MaleM.AST
 Dr. Paode AVisiting FacultyAncient HistoryMaleM.A, Ph.DST
 Prof. N. JoykumarVisiting FacultyModern HistoryMale Gen
 Dr. Saramwung RaikhanAsst. Professor MaleM.A, NET, Ph.DST

FACULTY EMPOWERMENT

  1. Dr. Holkhongam Haokip
  2. 7 Day faculty development programme on MOODLE LMS organized by IQAC from 24th August to 30th August, 2023 at Mount Everest College.

EXTRA COCURRICULAR

  • One Day National seminar on Biodiversity and Tribals of North East India organized by Research Committee and IQAC Mount Everest College on 28th Jan, 2022.
  • One Day State Level Workshop on NEP 2020: its implementation issues and  challenges organized by IQAC, MEC on 12th Nov, 2022.
  • Presented Paper in Two Day National seminar on “Unsung Heroes of North East India in India’s freedom struggle” organized by Research Committee in collaboration with IQAC MEC on 30 – 31st 2023.
  • Vobo Chisa
  • 7 Day faculty development programme on MOODLE LMS organized by IQAC from 24th August to 30th August, 2023 at Mount Everest College.

COCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • One Day National seminar on Biodiversity and Tribals of North East India organized by Research Committee and IQAC Mount Everest College on 28th Jan, 2022.
  • One Day State Level Workshop on NEP 2020: its implementation issues and challenges organized IQAC, MEC on 12th Nov, 2022.
  • Two Day National seminar on “Unsung Heroes of North East India in India’s freedom struggle” organized by Research Committee in collaboration with IQAC MEC on 30 – 31st 2023.
  • Jaolianlung Riamei
  •  Day faculty development programme on MOODLE LMS organized by IQAC from 24th August to 30th August, 2023 at Mount Everest College.

COCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • One Day National seminar on Biodiversity and Tribals of North East India organized by Research Committee and IQAC Mount Everest College on 28th Jan, 2022.
  • One Day State Level Workshop on NEP 2020: its implementation issues and challenges organized IQAC, MEC on 12th Nov, 2022.
  • Two Day National seminar on “Unsung Heroes of North East India in India’s freedom struggle” organized by Research Committee in collaboration with IQAC MEC on 30 – 31st 2023.
  • Waribam Charusila Devi
  1.  Day faculty development programme on MOODLE LMS organized by IQAC from 24th August to 30th August, 2023 at Mount Everest College.

COCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • One Day National seminar on Biodiversity and Tribals of North East India organized by Research Committee and IQAC Mount Everest College on 28th Jan, 2022.
  • One Day State Level Workshop on NEP 2020: its implementation issues and challenges organized IQAC, MEC on 12th Nov, 2022.
  • Two Day National seminar on “Unsung Heroes of North East India in India’s freedom struggle” organized by Research Committee in collaboration with IQAC MEC on 30 – 31st 2023.
  • Kimneinem Chongloi
  1.  Day faculty development programme on MOODLE LMS organized by IQAC from 24th August to 30th August, 2023 at Mount Everest Colleges.

CORRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • One Day National seminar on Biodiversity and Tribals of North East India organized by Research Committee and IQAC Mount Everest College on 28th Jan, 2022.
  • One Day State Level Workshop on NEP 2020: its implementation issues and challenges organized IQAC, MEC on 12th Nov, 2022.
  • Two Day National seminar on “Unsung Heroes of North East India in India’s freedom struggle” organized by Research Committee in collaboration with IQAC MEC on 30 – 31st 2023.

COURSES OF UNDEERGRADUATE PROGRAMME (NEP2020)

  1. Core Courses:
  2. Core 1: BHRC 101A – Indian Historiography. This core subject is compulsory for student as per requirement to complete the programme. It has total of 6 credits.
  3. Core 2: BHRC 102 – History of World Civilization. This core subject is compulsory having 6 credits.
  4. Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course: AECC maybe of two kinds: Ability Enhancement Course and Skill Enhancement Course (SEC). AECC course is the course based upon the content that leads to knowledge enhancement. (I) Environmental Science and (II) English / MIL Communication which are mandatory for all disciplines. SEC Course is a value based/ skill based and are aimed at providing hands – on – training, competencies, skills, etc. these may be chosen for a pool of courses designed to provide value – based,  skill – based knowledge. Each of the AECC and SEC courses carry 4 credits.
  5. Value Addition Courses (VAC): these are courses that will have develop all capacities of human beings intellectuals, aesthetic, social, physical, emotional and moral in an integrated manner. It includes subjects like yoga, sports, healthcare, NCC, NSS, ethics, cultures, etc. these courses may be chosen from a pool of courses. Each VAC course carry 2 credits.

COURSE STRUCTURE OF UNDERGRADUATE (UG)

COURSE STRUCTURE FOR 4 YEAR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

5. CONTINUOUS INTERNAL EVALUATION (CIE)

The students are continuously assessed and evaluated during the course of their studies by conducting class test and unit test. Besides the class test, at least two combined unit tests are conducted in every semester before the end semester examination.

Other areas of internal evaluation which are looked into are-

  1. Students regularity/Attendance,
  2. Discipline and
  3. Participation and contribution in various Activities and programmes conducted by the concern department and the College.

   Above all, follow up of all form of activities in action plan is documented and maintained by the concern department.

  1. CAPACITY BUILDING AND SKILL ENHANCEMENT

With the students’ participant, capacity building activities like focus group meeting or group discussion and class room observation are performed to understand where we are what to achieve. To encourage policy dialogue, cooperation, networking and exchanges of practices among the students’ activity like seminar were conducted. Students enrolled in respective semester in the department are distributed among the faculty for mentorship. Capacity building as the process of developing and strengthening, confidence, skills knowledge and resources for both students and teachers help to grow and strive in a fast changing world.

Skill enhancement class were conducted time to time to provide hands-on-training, competencies, skills etc.

  • ACTIVITIES/PROJECTS & OTHERS

For effective learning, department adopted various activities to energize students inside the class room. Students were motivated to involve in such activities to understand their learning level. Open-ended questions are posed after every lecture base on the day’s topic and ask students to come up with their best answer. Real-time reactions from the students are encouraged which help them to spot trends and consider new points of vi