List of History Entrance Exams


The term history is a derivative from the Greek word ‘historia’, which means ‘the knowledge that is achieved by investigation’. History is generally the examination of the human past. This field of research includes the analyses as well as investigates the sequence of events that had occurred in the past.  With the advent of history, it is now possible to collect more information about these civilizations and reconstruct the missing links of our ancient history. A main method that is used to uncover these facts is Archeology. There are many colleges as well as universities in our country that provides students with postgraduate as well as graduate courses in History. In addition to this, Diploma courses are available too.

List of Entrance Exams

  • UGC-NET exam in History
  • Punjab University entrance exam
  • Kerala University Entrance exam
  • Delhi University entrance exam
  • Nehru Arts and Science College entrance exam
  • Mahatma Gandhi University entrance exam


Graduate Programme

  • BA History
  • B.A. Ancient History
  • B.A. History with Archeology and Museology
  • B.A. Indian History, Culture and Archaeology (IHC)
  • B.A. Museology and Archaeology

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who seek to join this course are required to have a pass in class XII.

Postgraduate Programme

  • MA in History
  • PhD in History
  • M.Phil in History
  • M.A. in Ancient History
  • M.A. in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology
  • M.A. in Archaeology
  • M.A. in Museology
  • M.Phil. in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology
  • Master in Archaeology and Heritage Management
  • Master in Conservation, Preservation and Heritage Management
  • M.Sc. in Museology
  • Ph.D. in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology
  • Ph.D. in Archaeology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Archival Science and Manuscriptology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Museology
  • Postgraduate diploma in Indian History
  • Advanced postgraduate diploma in Medieval History

Eligibility Criteria

The criteria that is required for joining the postgraduate program is a graduate degree in the relevant subject. To join the PhD program, the students ought to have a pass in their postgraduate course.

Diploma Programme

  • Advance Diploma in Archaeology and Museology
  • Diploma in Archival Studies

Eligibility Criteria

A pass in class 12 is needed to join this course.

Career Prospects

There are many career opportunities available for students of history. They can find jobs with the Defense services, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and with many other private as well as public firms. Those who have finished their course can go for teaching or research in the subject. The initial salary of students of History will be around Rs. 9,000 and Rs. 15,000 a month. Professionals in this field can earn as much as Rs.25, 000 and 30,000 a month. For students who are employed as Lecturers, the monthly salary will be around 16,000 to 20,000/-. With a doctoral degree in this field, it is possible for the students to gain a higher salary package.



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2 Responses to “List of History Entrance Exams”

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    kiran thapa:

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