IGNOU SYLLABUS Master of Arts (History) (MAH)

Master of Arts (History) (MAH) 

School of Social Sciences (SOSS)

The programme would be of great use for the teachers working in Schools, personnel working in various institutions associated with history and culture (Museums, Archives, Archaeological Survey etc.), working people in various organisations and all graduates who are desirous of acquiring a Master’s Degree in History.

Structure of the Programme:
In M.A. History programme we have adopted a thematic approach and do not confine our students within conventional specialisation of Ancient, Medieval or Modern. We have designed our programme in such a way that it would provide insight and knowledge of the major developments with transition stages in World History as well as Indian History. We have made efforts to incorporate the latest research findings in our course material. In the learning material we have focused on continuity and changes, transition stages and latest theories in the themes covered in different courses.

Eligibility:  Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University.

Medium of Instruction: English & Hindi

Minimum 2 years and Maximum 5 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure:

Rs. 10,800/- for full programme to be paid year wise @Rs. 5,400/- per year

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits

I Year
MHI 1 Ancient and Medieval Societies 8(credits)
MHI 2 Modern World 8
MHI 4 Political Structures in India 8
MHI 5 History of Indian Economy 8

II Year
Compulsory Courses
MHI 3 Historiography 8(credits)

Optional Courses (Choose24 credits only)
MPSE 3 Western Political Thought 4
MPSE 4 Social and Political Thought in Modern India 4
MHI 6 Evolution of Social Structures in India through the Ages 8
MHI 8 History of Ecology and Environment : India 8
MHI 9 Indian National Movement 8
MHI 10 Urbanization in India 8
Total Credits 64

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