Government Colleges for M.A. History in India


The subject of history deals with the study of past with basic attention to the activities of human beings over the time passes by. History is offered at the UG, PG and even at Ph. D level in arts faculty by almost all multi-faculty non-technical universities in the nation. Therefore, Master of Arts in History course is offered at the PG level by many private and government colleges in the nation and the names of government colleges conferring MA History are given below:

Government Colleges for Master of Arts in History in India:

Sri Subramaniaswami Government Arts College, Tamil Nadu

Sri. C. Achutha Menon Govt. College, Kerala

Thiru-Vi-Ka Govt. Arts College, Tamil Nadu

Sri Meenakshi Government College For Women, Madurai, TN

Raja Duraisingam Govt. Arts College, TN

Pt. JLN Govt. College, Haryana

Muthurangam Government Arts College, TN

Pandit Shambhunath Shukla Govt. P. G. College, Shahdol, MP

Govt.College Madappally, Kerala

K.K.T.M Govt. College, Kerala

Kundavai Nachiyar Govt. College for Women, Tamil Nadu

Government Vidarbha Institute of Science & Humanities, Maharashtra

Govt. Narmada P.g. College, Madhya Pradesh

Govt. College for Women, Kerala

Government College, Orissa

Government Arts College, Tamil Nadu

Government Arts College (Autonomous), Tamil Nadu

Government Arts and Science College, Kerala

Government Arts College, Udhagamandalam

Government Victoria College, Kerala

Government Girls PG College, Rewa

Government Arts College, Ariyalur

Alagappa Government Arts College

Arignar Anna Govt. Arts College, Cheyyar, Tamil Nadu

Avvaiyar Government College For Women, Pondicherry

Sri G.V.G. Visalakshi College for Women (Autonomous), Tamil Nadu

Quaid-e-Millath Government College for Women, Tamil Nadu

Government Arts College, Gandhinagar

LN Government College

Eligibility and admission procedure for Master of Arts in History course:

For seeking admission to the Master of Arts in History course, candidates must have completed their Bachelor of Arts in History from a recognized university with good percentage of marks. In most of the colleges, admission of students to the Master of Arts in History course is done based on the merit secured by candidates in the qualifying UG examination.

Higher Education after M.A History:

After successful completion of Master of Arts in History course, candidates with passion towards the profession of teaching can go for Bachelor of Education course for finding job positions in middle and high schools and for finding jobs in higher secondary schools, they can go for Master of Education course. Ph. D after Master of Arts can offer the candidates with the opportunity of working for colleges as professors.

Scope after Master of Arts in History:

After completion of Ph. D in History, MA history candidates can take up NET examination conducted by University Grants Commission by choosing history as their optional subject. On successful completion of this examination, candidates can find job opportunities in Junior Fellowship and lectureship positions in universities and colleges recognized by the University Grants Commission. Common employment areas of MA History holders are:

Tourism departments

Public Relation organizations

Law firms



Research organizations




Survey organizations

Preservation firms

Positions in which MA History graduates are employed:

Candidates with Master of Arts in History can find job opportunities in the following job positions in Government and private sector organizations:

Editor in Publishing houses


Documentation Specialist



Business Analyst

Research Assistant


Records Manager

Information Manager


Library System Analyst

Guide in Museums

Therefore, Master of Arts in History colleges can offer better job prospects to candidates looking for suitable employment opportunities after their MA History.



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