Department of History

Brief Profile of the Department

The Post-graduate classes in History first started in March 1976 in the P.G.Wing of MBB College, Agartala. The Calcutta University Post Graduate Study Centre (CUPG Centre) came into being in 1977, with a single student in the Department of History. In 1987 CUPG centre was converted into Tripura University. At first, the Department of History was known as the Department of Modern History under Calcutta University. Later on, with the establishment of Tripura University on 2nd October, 1987, the Department was renamed as the Department of History with its own syllabus. In 1997, the Department revised its syllabus with Part-I & Part-II system. In 2004, the syllabus was further revised as per UGC guidelines with unit system. And after conversion to Central University, a semester system was introduced in the Department from the academic session 2008.The Department endeavours and organize Seminars / Workshops / Popular lectures etc,. At present the Department has 2 (two) non-teaching staff, 3 (three) guest-teachers and 7 (seven) regular Faculty members.

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Head of the Department:

Prof. Sukhendu Debbarma

Courses Offered:

B.A. (Hons), M.A., IMD, Ph.D.

Intake Capacity:

  • M.A.-80
  • IMD-15

Total Research Project Funding (Completed & Ongoing):

Number of Project work Completed –

  • Prof. Satyadeo Poddar- 02
  • Dr. Sukhendu Debbarma- 05

Number of Project work ongoing-

  • Prof. Satyadeo Poddar- 01
  • Dr. Sukhendu Debbarma- 01

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Seminar / Conference / Workshop / Refresher / Orientations Organised:

  • National Seminar On Contribution of Gandhi for Promotion of Human Values and Ethics - 31st March - 1st April, 2015
  • National Research Methodology Workshop for Ph. D Students In Social Sciences, 21-30 March, 2015
  • Panel Discussion On Contribution of Sardar Patel for Promotion of Ethics and Human Values & Administrating Rashtriya Ekta Diwas Pledge, 31st October, 2014
  • National Seminar on exploring Environmental History in North East India : trends and possibilities, 28-30 May, 2014
  • 32nd North East India History Association(NEIHA), 17-19th November, 2011

Address of Communication:

Dept.of History TU Suryamaninagar- 799022
email: hod_history[at]

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