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    Department of History

    About :

         The department of history has a prosperous tradition of 70 years with successful students and teachers actively involved in the curricular, co curricular and extra-curricular activities. Currently the department runs B.A and M.A degree course with the special subject History. The intake capacity of PG is 120 seats and UG, FYBA -240 seats and specialization 60 seats. Now the department is fulfilled with 3 fulltime post and 1CHB post.

    From 1st November 2008 the head of the department is Prof. V.S.Kadam. He has awarded M.Phill degree by University of Pune, entitled “Andh jivansudhar chalval: National Association for the Blind (NAB), India cha vishes sadharbat”. He is pursuing PhD from Savitribai Phule Pune University. He has completed a minor research project and published 12 Research papers. Presently Prof. S.D.More is working as the Assistant Professor in the department. He has awarded M.Phill degree by University of Pune, entitled “Jagrutikar Palekaranche shikshanvishyak vichar ani karya: etihasik akalan”. He is pursuing PhD from Savitribai Phule Pune University. He has published 4 research paper and 7 paper presented. Prof. L.G.Ughade is working as the Assistant Professor in the department. She is also pursuing PhD from Savitribai Phule Pune University. She has published two research papers.

    The department was started in 1947 when the college was established. At the beginning World history and History of Civilization these two papers were taught. Dr. A.R.Kulkarni, eminent historian was appointed as a lecturer and further he became head of the department of History, of Savitribai Phule Pune University. The graduation with special courses in History was started in1964. The Post graduate courses were started in the department in June 1966 with the government permission on grant basis for 4+4 = 8 papers. 120 students capacity is permitted for the admission in the department for post graduation. Dr. P.B.Gadre was the head of the department at that time. His PhD was entitled “Cultural, Archeology of Ahmednagar Nizamshahi”. He has also started the history museum in this college. Presently it is located in the main library. Dr. K.N. Chitnis became head of the department in1969. Dr. K.N. Chitnis was awarded PhD on “Public Administration of Keladi Kingdom (Karnataka)”. In the year 1970 he was appointed as a Reader in the Department of History, Savitribai Phule Pune University. Prof. A.G. Newaskar became head of the department in1970. Earlier he was as an assistant director in the Department of Archeology, Government of Maharashtra. Dr.V.S.Tare was the head of the department from 2002 to 2007. Her PhD thesis entitled ‘Peshwekalin subhe- Ahmednagar.’ Prof. R.G. D’Silva (1971-74), Prof. R.P.Tribhuvan (1974-91), also worked as the lecturer in the department. Prof.K.S Sahani and Dr. Bharti Navthar worked as a visiting faculty for long time.

    In 1967 Maharashtra Itihas Parishad was held in this college. Mahamohopadhya Dr. D.V.Potddar was the chief guest. An historical exhibition was arranged by late Mr.H.D.Sankalia an eminent archeologist and former director of Deccan college Pune. The department had undertaken the historical survey of Ahmednagar district from 1969 under UGC programme and was run till 1991. The Department has conducted various seminars and organized study tours.

    Programs Offered :
    PROGRAMS
    BA
    MA

    ProgramJunior CollegeUnder GraduatePost GraduateResearchProgram Details
    Ancient Indian Culture & HistoryView
    HistoryView

    Faculty :
    FacultyQualificationDesignationExperience (Yrs.)EmailIDProfileProfile
    Mr. Vijay KadamM.A., SET, M.Phil.Head, Asst. Professor14vs.kadam@aca.edu.in View DOWNLOAD PDF
    Mr. Sachin MoreM.A., NET, SET, M.PhilAsst. Professor10sachin.more@aca.edu.in View DOWNLOAD PDF
    Ms. Laxmiprabha UghadeM.A., SETAsst. Professor9laxmiprabha.ughade@aca.edu.in View DOWNLOAD PDF