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Jai Hind College

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Jai Hind College

Address :

"A" Road, Churchgate, Mumbai - 400 020 Maharashtra, India.

Tel: (91-22) 2041095

Fax:(91-22) 2886483




Department of History

The Department saw its inception in the year 1948, with Prof. K.A. Mariwala as itsfirst head. Over the years the department has grown from offering 1 paper at the TYBAlevel to a part major (3 papers ) at the same level.

The subject of Foundation Course is also taught to the students of allfaculties through the second year degree college level under the aegis of this department.

Prof. In Charge Foundation Course : Prof. (Mrs.) Chitra Sinha (M.A.; M.Phil.)


Degree College

Junior College

Prof. (Mrs.) M.C. Dias (Head of Department) M.A.; M.Phil. Mrs. Delnaz Paul M.A.
Prof. (Mrs.) N.R. Pradhan M.A.    



The Department organises field trips to various excavation sites to give our students,particularly at the TYBA level, an in-depth insight into the field of Archaeology. thishas been done to take the students beyond the usual text book -  classroom  combination.

The Department also undertakes interviews of prominent historians and otherpersonalities related to the fields of History, Archaeology, Museology and Library Sciencefor the benefit of our students.

This year, being the Golden Jubilee year, the Department plans to setup an Archive ofthe college history, tracing the growth and evolution of the college since thepre-partition days as the erstwhile D.J. Sind College of Karachi. This activity involvesdocumentation of the land deeds of the college, and involves setting up of a comprehensivedatabase of the academic as well as extra-curricular activities over the years.


This department plans to expand into a full major at the TYBA level and start up aHistory Association to act as a breeding ground for enlightened citizenship.

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