Pazhassirajacollege | Pulpally

Department of History

Our Vision

  • The Department of History heralds its vision-“Learn History to Make History”

Our Mission

  • To carve out a more humane and considerate student community that would study and value the lessons of history.
  • Making Mother Earth a better place to live in.
  • To elevate our department as a premier center of education and research.
  • To improve the range and quality of educational experiences for all students.
  • To enhance the students through outreach programmes and visits.
  • To advance the frontiers of knowledge providing access to a rich educational experience that will motivate and enable our students to seek high levels of intellectual fulfillment and personal growth.

Unsung Heroes of India's Freedom Struggle 

It's a matter of pride that The Department of History, at Pazhassiraja College has been selected by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India to prepare the online directory of the Unsung Heroes of Freedom Struggle of India in connection with the 75th year of Indian Independence. Pazhassiraja College is the sole contributor to this database from the state of Kerala. Dr. Joshy Mathew, Head, Department of History is the Principal Investigator of this programme in Kerala.

Click the link below to access the database
Unsung Heroes of India’s freedom struggle 

An Overview of the Department of History 

The Department of History was established in 1993 as the second UG department in the college. Since its inception History department is giving emphasis on both teaching and research. We are giving great emphasis to inspire the students to delve into history through experiential learning. In curricular and extra-curricular activities, our students have achieved great recognition including the university's first rank in the UG examination in 2018. We are organising national seminars and workshops every year in the department and organized national and international webinars in recent years. A Heritage Museum named Samskriti is attached to this Department depicting the ancient culture and tribal tradition of Wayanad. This center also works as a Research Facilitation and Interpretation Centre helping researchers with books and primary documents on Wayanad.  

Department Collaborations

The department of History, at Pazhassiraja College, collaborates with the following government agencies on various academic concerns. 

  • Ministry of Culture, Government of India

  • University Grants Commission(UGC)

  • Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), New Delhi

  • Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi

  • Kerala State Higher Education Council (KSHEC), Trivandrum

  • Kerala Council of Historical Research (KCHR), Trivandrum

  • Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)

  • Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Trivandrum 

Our Highlights

  • Samsriti: Wayanad Heritage Museum 
  • Research Desk and Documentation Centre
  • National and International Seminars
  • Memorial Lectures
  • National Research Projects
  • Preservation of Archaeological Sites
  • Regular Field Visit
  • Experienced Faculty members
  • Department Library
  • Collection of Documents from British Library, London


Name Type Mode Duration Seats
B.A. History Aided Full Time 3 Years 40
Certificate Course in Yoga Self Financing Part Time 3 Months 30

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