List of Postgraduate Courses in History


History is a branch of Social science, which deals with the study of past. Those who have interest in learning about the times of yore can do various courses in History. There are different undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in History.

For doing the postgraduate courses in history, a candidate is required to pass the graduation level exam in the concerned field. For many of the course there is minimum age requirement of 21 years. There is no maximum age to pursue these courses in most institutes. Those who wish to go for higher studies in History can opt for the research programmes. The research courses include M.Phil and PhD programmes. For many of the courses the candidates will be required to appear for entrance exams.

List of Postgraduate Courses in History

  • M.A in History
  • M.A in Classical Civilization
  • M.A in Contemporary History and Politics
  • M.A in Early Modern History
  • M.A in European History
  • M.A in Garden History
  • M.A in Historical Research (with pathway in Cultural History)
  • M.A in Medieval Cultures
  • M.A in Public History
  • M.A in Ancient History and Archaeology
  • M Phil in Archaeology
  • M Phil in Ancient History and Classical Archaeology
  • PhD in Ancient History and Classical Archaeology
  • PhD in Archaeology
  • PhD in History

Career Prospects after Postgraduate in History

There are numerous openings for those who have completed the Postgraduation programmes in history. One can apply for employment in the Government sector as well as private sector. There are various public sector undertakings like Historical Division of the Ministry of External Affairs offering various jobs for the Postgraduate History candidates. The aspirants can also work as lecturers in colleges. For this it is a must to clear the UGC - NET. The professionals who complete the programme from recognized Universities or colleges can earn good remuneration. The scale of pay will be according to their caliber and the percentage acquired in the qualifying exam. The Union Public Service Commission conducts various tests to recruit candidates for the National Archives jobs. Professionals after completion of the course can expect salaries of Rs.15000/- and above per month in the initial stage itself. The candidates also have the option to pursue their career abroad.



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4 Responses to “List of Postgraduate Courses in History”

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    ravi sharma:

    jest i want confirm my profile like job , my profile i m working with pvt. bank give a lower salary . my salary is very low .i had passed MA History in scince 2007 & i have passd P.G. IN HISTORY marks on 47% . can u confirm my profile like govt job.

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    Rahul Gupta:

    I am a Master’s Degree in History. I want to make a career in the field of History. Please suggest me how i can make or build a good career.

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    Reshma patil:

    I am m.a. in history I want todo m.phil. in history or sociology please get me the information about this.

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    I am m.a. in history I want todo m.phil. in history or sociology please get me the information about this.