Department Of History

Nizam College, the premier institution of Hyderabad, was established in 1887 A.D. which was affiliated to the Madras University. Later it became a constituent college of O.U. The 'History' in the college, was started right at the inception of the college. The Under-Graduate Course in History was as old as the College itself. The eminent persons such of Gulam Yazdani of Deccan History fame, Haroon Khan Sherwani of Qutub Shahi's fame, Maremanda Rama Rao of kakatiya fame, Prof. Srinivasa Chary, Prof. Ramayanam Narsimha Rao, Prof. P. Sreerama Sarma, Prof. Sarojini Ragani and Prof. Y. Vaikuntam etc., have adorned this Department.

The P.G. Course has been introduced in 1984; and ever since, both U.G. and P.G. Courses in History are run in this College. The medium of instruction for U.G. Course is both Telugu and English. The remedial classes for U.G. students are started from the year 2009 2009-10 under Star Status Scheme. The department has established a well sophisticated lab with the major grants from UGC-BSRG, DBT, allocated funds from CPE-XI plan, 12B, annual Autonomy grant and Self-Finance grant etc.

Faculty Profiles

    Dr. P. Ramesh ,M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D View in detail

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    Dr. M. Jithender ReddyView in detail

    Dr.M.Jithender Reddy, M.A, M.Phil, PhD, NET. He is an Asst.Professor (C), in the Department of History since 1995. He has 23 years of teaching experience for both U.G & P.G courses in the University. He authored three books for Distance Education O.U and Mahatma Gandhi University,Nalgonda and Two books for Telugu Academy (Telugu & English media). His One book titled ‘Indian History Earliest period to 1526’ Published with ISBN
    He has also Published three books:
    1. Telangana Socio Cultural History English & Telugu-(Two books)
    2. Telangana Movement

    He is a Resource Person for Equal Opportunity Cell of Nizam College & University College of Arts, O.U. TSPSC & APPSC Group I & II services, for constables & S.I. He taught History for Career IAS Study circle. He is an Academic counselor for Distance Education. O.U for twenty years. His 18 research papers of national and international level have been published so far. He has attended 200 Seminars,Workshops of national and international nature. He was a member of AP History Congress,Telangana History Congress,South Indian History Congress and Indian History Congress.
    He is a Subject Export (History) for TSAT MANA TV (Government of Telangana Channel). He is also a Columnist for Eeenadu Telugu Newspaper for competitive examinations for the past ten years.
    He is a General Warden for P.G Hostel (EII-Sarayu) of Nizam College since February 2012 to till date. Career guidance & academic Counseling are his other interests. not available

    Dr.P.MuraliView in detail

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