RESEARCH DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
The Department of history is an illumined faculty of MES Kalladi College with the reputed tradition of its own. This department has a major role in uplifting the social and educational status of the people of Mannarkkad. The history of the department goes to the very inception of the college in 1967. The first principal of this college, Dr.Ibrahim Kunju was a historian. The Degree course in history was started in 1971/72 & Post Graduation in 1983/84. The department has a flair of achieving 100% results both in UG & PG, which was actually cherished with rare exceptions. Presently it is one of the best departments under the University of Calicut with a lot of research activities and projects. This department profile intends to explain a brief history of the department, staff and students detail, courses offered with subjects of study, successive heads of the department, a briefing of the retired teachers, academic excellence, notable events, extension activities and the like. The profile also gives the picture of various assessment methods, result analysis, tutorial system, library details and other community services.
The Department of History was started with the aim of fostering the tradition and culture of our country and inculcating a spirit of patriotism and nationalism among the youth. History was a major discipline of Pre Degree from the very beginning of this college in 1967. In 1971 this department was upgraded and started degree courses in history. Later in 1984 Post Graduate Course (MA History) was started by the department with 15 students.
The department of history got recognition as a research center in 05-09-2016. The department is specializing in tribal studies since it is adjacent to Attappadi tribal settlements. It fosters research aptitude of the students of locality and makes awareness among the public about these cultural traits.