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All You Need to Know About B.A. (Hons.) History

Here’s all the information you might be looking for about the B.A. (Hons) History course being offered at University of Delhi.

What does the course structure look like?

The course consists of History of India-I, Social Formations and Cultural Patterns of the Ancient World ,History of India-II and Social Formations and Cultural Patterns of the Ancient and Medieval World in the first two semesters. The next two semesters comprise of History of India- III (c. 750 -1200),Rise of the Modern West- I, History of India- IV (c. 1200 – 1500), Rise of the Modern West- II ,History of India-V (c. 1500-1600 and History of India-VI (c. 1750-1857). The last two semesters contain History of Modern Europe– I, History of India- VII (c. 1600-1750), History of India- VIII (c. 1857-1950) and History of Modern Europe- II.

What were last years’ cut offs?

General: 75% -98%

OBC: 71% – 96.75%

SC: 65% – 95%

ST: 64% – 95%

Kashmiri Migrant: 67% – 96.5%

PwD: 62% – 95%

EWS: 72% – 97.25%

What are the career options available after pursuing this course?

The Career options after a Bachelor Degree in Physics include:

  1. Archaeology
  2. Historian
  3. Teaching
  4. Museum Curator
  5. Research Work
  6. Lecturer
  7. Archivist
  8. Civil services.

Are there any notable alumni of this course?

  1. Atishi Marlena – Politician at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
  2. Ravish Kumar – Journalist
  3. Shashi Tharoor – Lok Sabha MP
  4. Dilip Simeon – Ex- Lecturer Ramjas College
  5. Mukul Mangalik -Lecturer Ramjas College

What colleges offer this course?

Colleges that offer this course are LSR, Indraprastha College for Women, Hindu College, Stephens’ College, Hansraj College, Miranda House, Gargi College amongst others.

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