Jss College of Arts and Commerce
Gundlupete, Karnataka-571111



  • The Department of History was established in the year 1983
  • Course : BA
  • Combinations : History, Economics, Political Science (HEP)
  • History, Economics, Geography (HEG)
  • History, Political Science (HP)


  • To create historical awareness.
  • To inculcate the human values among the students for the development of healthy society.
  • To create awareness about local culture and sense of appreciation.



  • To teach History as an inter connected subject matter, tracing links from the most ancient period to the present world.
  • Teaching history as a tool and technique to understand basic human nature.
  • To enable the students to analyze every dynamic situation with a historical approach.
  • To develop a sense of probing documents, edicts and historical monuments.
  • To teach history by subjecting the students to empirical approach by conducting field study tours, visits to historical places.

SWOC Analysis


  • Qualified and Committed faculty
  • Historical Excursions in and around outside the Gundlupet Taluk
  • Departmental Library
  • Extension Lectures by Faculty


  • Rural Background
  • Students are first Generation Learners


  • Opportunity Corporate needs history for their Libraries and archives
  • To start PG Programme and Certificate courses
  • Conducting Classes for Competitive Examinations


  • Financial Constraints of the students
  • Low motivation among the students
  • Dropouts of students
  • Rural Socio – economic Background of the students
  • Communication Skill

Members of the Faculty

Dr. P.Mahadevamma


MA., Ph.D

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