About BA History

The study of past events has opened up new streams in the search of knowledge and the understanding of the past occurances so as to develop and create a new way planning for the future. The Faculty of Arts offers a 3 year Bachelor of Arts in History which seeks to provide students with an indepth and comprehensive understanding of the practices and the occurances which have shaped the timeline of the modern world. The curriculum of this program has been effectively developed in such a way which allows the students to gain a comprehensive insight into the various past events of numerous countries and personalities. From ancient India, to the social and political development of the world into the way it is today. The study allows students not only to acquire a knowledge of the past, but to also acquire effective analytical insights into these events so as to develop the most effective interpretation. The Faculty of Arts provides an enriching blend of learning and academic resources which allows students not only to learn, but also to engage with the practices of the real world and develop real-time solutions which can bring value to the people and the society. This Bachelors program is taken under the instruction of highly skilled and highly trained faculties who go on to nurture the students in such a way which takes them a step ahead in their careers. In addition, beyond merely developing the knowledge of the students, the faculty also focuses in developing and shaping the inherent and internal elements of each and every student. The program allows students to be effectively trained and nurtured with global perspective which allows them to shape the manner in which the world functions, thus maintain a high level of constant relevence in their practices. With its enriching blend of libraries, the Faculty of Arts allows students to dive through history behind the pages of a book and allow such knowledge to impact the world.


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BA HistoryProgram Outcomes

Why Study BA History

The significance of History in shaping the world and the future developments has been of great significance, and through this program students get to shape their understanding of the world. The BA in History program shapes and develops students who are well equipped with the knowledge and insights of the ancient world and the past civilizations and follows the dynamic of such events in such a way that maintains relevance in the modern world.
History Librarian

History Librarian

An ability to provide the most insightful solutions into the various books and reads which are required for students to develop an understanding of the past events through numerous records kept.


An ability to provide the most effective understanding of the past events so as to develop and shape the world in such a manner which helps in the understanding of the current and also the possible future events.

Political Analyst

Political Analyst

An ability to develop an understanding of the past so as to shape the political dynamics and provide the most effective solutions in field.


The ability to provide students with in-depth knowledge and insightful understanding into the numerous ways of the past and give way into the future by sharing knowledge.


Duration: 3 years (Semester System)



Constituent College of Parul University


Eligibility Criteria

The candidate shall have passed HSC examination


Mode of Admission

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BA History feesFees


BA History

₹ 40,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

BA History CurriculumCurriculum

Environmental Science and Studies

Social Formations and Cultural Patterns of the Ancient World other than India

History of India (From the Earliest times to C 300 BCE)

Communication Skills

Professional Skill Development-1

Allied Elective-1

Allied Elective-2

General Elective-1

Communication Skills-II

Professional Skill Development-2

History of India (c 300 BCE to c.750 CE)

Basics of Computer Applications

Social Formations and Cultural Patterns of the Medieval World other than India


History of India (c.750 – 1206)

History of India (c.1206 – 1526)

Rise of the Modern West –I

Personality Development through Communication Skills -1

Rise of the Modern West - II

History of India (c.1526-1605) 

History of India (c.1605 – 1750s)

Personality Development through Communication Skills -1

Allied Elective-1

Allied Elective-2

Core Elective-1

General Elective-1

Enhancing Employability Skills-I

History of Modern Europe (c.1780-1939)

History of Modern Europe (c.1780-1939)

World History-I

Enhancing Employability Skills-II

World History-II

History of India (c. 1857 – 1964)

History of World Politics: (1945-1994)


History Project/Internship

Core Elective-1

General Elective-1



BA History Curriculum Practical Resources


Language Laboratory

The faculty of arts focuses in the overall development and one of the major skills required in this field is the ability of students to adapt to various social dynamics of the students


Computer Lab

The computer lab provides students hands on experience in various software with high speed internet access. Students get aware of the basics of computer

BA History CurriculumActivities

Visit to Radio City Station

The students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts, Parul University visited Radio City station, Old Padra Road, Vadodara on 27th February 2018 to get an exposure to the basics of radio broadcast and operations of a private FM with Assistant Professor Akansha Kumar and Dr. Pallavi Dubey from the Mass Communication and Sociology department respectively. We are thankful to Atik Khan, the programming director of Radio City for hosting the students and explaining them the important aspects of a radio station and RJ Jahnvi, popular Radio Jockey of Radio City who gave some important tips to students.

Workshop on “Visual Communication”

A workshop on Visual Communication for students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts was conducted by Rajeet Shah and Karan Bhatt of Dreamvoxmedia on 21 st February 2018. The workshop was divided into two parts: (a) Technical: It offered students with basics of a digital single lens reflex camera and the different kinds of angle and frame size to use for a scene or picture enhancement; (b) Creative: It dealt with writing of a concept, script, climax and screenplay.

National Youth Day Celebration

On the occasion of 156th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Faculty of Commerce jointly with Faculty of Arts organised 'National Youth Day Celebration' on 12th January, 2019. Mr. Animesh Bhatt, a renowned TEDx Speaker graced the event as the Chief Guest.The inaugural event was attended by around 350 people comprising of participants, students, faculty members, judges etc.As a part of the celebration, competitions like Elocution, Quiz (on the theme of Swami Vivekananda) and Debate were organised for the students.The theme of the event 'Arise, Awake and don't stop until the goal is reached' was indeed justified by the young participants and made it a successful event.

Expert Session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, CEO, Purple Crayon Advertising

An expert Session was organized under the Entrepreneurship Development Cell and Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, the session focused on how to be an entrepreneur and having your own advertising agency. It was a very interactive, fun and informative session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, the CEO of Purple Crayon Advertising. The students were absorbed in his presentation about his passion of being an entrepreneur. The session focused on what it takes to be an entrepreneur, difference between entrepreneurship and start-ups, necessities and challenges faced, what success would mean and making a mark in the advertising industry.

Expert Lecture on Importance of foreign language- French and Enriching Student’s Vocabulary

On the 27th March 2017, an expert talk was held for French Language for Arts, B.Com, and M.Com students. The expert talk was very well organized by Faculty of Arts. Ms. Parul Talegaonkar gave a wonderful and very motivating session for an hour. Ms. Parul began with introduction that took a few minutes. She mentioned what we will be learning throughout the lecture and undoubtly was able to keep her word.