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MMD DAV College, Giddarbaha

Affiliated to Panjab University, Chandigarh

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Estb. in 1970


The department of history came into existence with the foundation of this college in 1970. The department worked as an undergraduate wing of this college until 2013, when the department began its Post Graduation Course.
We have a vision to contribute to the growth of education and upholding the highest ethical and professional standards.
The department believe that the task of history is to open dialogue between past and present, History as a subject enable the students to develop necessary skills to evaluate and analyze the happenings of past. The knowledge of past societies and communities strengthen the insights of students in understanding and comprehending the conflicts of present.
Faculty of the Department
Mr. Vijay Shankar (Assistant Professor & HoD.)
He has joined the college faculty in the year 2013.He completed his masters in the year 1997 from Dept. of History in the Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar, G. N. D. University, Amritsar.
UGC Net in Dec. 1999.
Specialized in Modern India, he teaches paper on National Movement in India.
Paper setter of class B.A.I / B.Sc.I in the subject History and cultural of the Punjab, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
RESEARCH Mr. Ram Saran (Assistant Professor)
He has joined the college faculty in the year 2017.
He completed his masters in the year 2012 from Dept. of Ancient History in the Panjab University Campus, Chandigarh.
UGC Net in June 2012.Specialized in Ancient Indian History
Well educated faculty.
Councelling the Students for solving the problems.
Strong focus on quality education.
Lack of financial aid.
Rural and Backward area.
Less use of ICT by students.
Vast Scope of improvement.
Local support.
Always ready for social welfare.
To make the students familiar with the history of national & enable them to know about their rich cultural heritage
To involve all the stake holders in the department.
To develop the overall personality of the students.