“As a father pities his children, so the Lord pities those who fear Him”

– Psalm 103:13



History

1. VISION     

To produce highly competent readers and writers of history.

To Impart holistic education by giving preference to rural, first generation, economically backward women.

2. OBJECTIVES

To enhance the chance of employability in order to make women empowered.

To nurture the students to become future administrators.

To prepare them to be the responsible citizens of India.

To acquire knowledge of key historical concepts and to apply them to current issues and suggest solutions.

To make the students familiar with  technology based learning strategies.

To develop independent and critical thinking.

To Develop a passion for learning history.

3. COURSES OFFERED

S. No. Courses Year of Affiliation / Commencement

1.

B.A. History

1957 – 1958

2.

M.A. History 

2015 – 2016

3.

Certificate course on “Teaching Methodology”

2004

4.

Civil Service Coaching Classes

2005 – 2008

5.

UGC sponsored Entry in service coaching classes for SC / ST students

2008 – 2011

6.

Online Course on South Indian Art & Architecture

2011 – 2018

7.

UGC sponsored Career Oriented Certificate Course in Tourism

2012 – 2017

8.

UGC sponsored Career Oriented Diploma Course in Tourism

2013 – 2017

9.

UGC sponsored Career Oriented Advanced Diploma Course in Tourism

2014 – 2017

10.

Certificate Course on Tourism

2017 – 2017

11.

Value Added Crash Course on Tourism

2018 – 2019

12.

Value Added Certificate Course on Teaching Methodology

2019

13.

Value Added Certificate Course on Gandhian Thought

2019

5. FACULTY

1.     Dr. J. Saral Evangelin, M.A., M.Phil. Ph.D. – F09HI001
        Assistant Professor & Head

2.     Ms. S. Rajalakshmi, M.A., M.A., M.Phil., PGDCA, SET, (Ph.D.) – C17HI001
        Assistant Professor

3.     Dr. W. Shyamala, M.A., B.Ed., Ph.D. – C18HI003
       
Assistant Professor

4.     Dr. M. Vijaya Shanthi, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., SET. – C18HI001
       
Assistant Professor

5.     Dr. M. Nageshwari, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. – C15HI002
        Assistant Professor

6.     Dr. P. Parameswari, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., DCA. – C18HI002
       
Assistant Professor

7.     Dr. B. Poornima Sethupathi, M.P.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. – C19HI002
       
Assistant Professor

6. RETIRED FACULTY (click here)

7. MOU  

i.)      DHAN Foundation, Madurai

ii.)     S.A. Knitwear Pvt. Ltd., Madurai

iIi.)    Gandhi Museum, Madurai

8. ASSOCIATION/CLUB

Name

:

History Association

Objective

:

Highlighting the Current Affairs to the students

Activities

:

Organizing Guest Lectures on Current Affairs, Conducting Quiz contest, Elocution contest and Essay writing contest on current Affairs and topics related to the days of National importance

Name

:

Heritage Club

Objective

:

To protect the monuments and to preserve the past

Activities

:

Heritage walk

9. SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIUMS ORGANIZED

S. No.

Title of the Programme

Sponsored By

Date

1.

State Level Seminar on “New Vistas in Historical Writing”

Autonomy Grant 

Oct. 17, 2001

2.

State Level Seminar on “Tourism and Development”

Autonomy Grant

Feb. 18, 2003

3.

State Level Seminar on “Women and Empowerment”

ICHR

Mar. 25 & 26, 2004

4.

State Level Seminar on “Environmental Issues through the Ages”

Autonomy Grant 

Sep. 15 , 2005

5.

National Seminar on “Cultural Space in History and Literature”

The Central Institute of Classical languages, Mysore

Nov. 28 & 29, 2007

6.

State Level Seminar on “Recent trends in Historical Writing”

Autonomy Grant 

Dec. 12, 2009

7.

National Seminar on “Dr. Ambedkar: Man of the Millennium for Social Justice

UGC

Feb. 15 & 16, 2010

8.

International Seminar on “Enviromental Sustainability: Challenges and Strategies”

Autonomy Grant

Feb. 16 & 17, 2011

9.

National Seminar on “Prime Social Issues and Emerging Trends in India” in association with Sociology with CA

ICSSR

Feb. 17 & 18, 2012

10.

One Day Workshop on “Avenues for History Scholars (HISTOFEST’12)”

Autonomy Grant

Dec. 20, 2012

11.

International Symposium on “Cultural Trends of the Twenty First Century in the US” jointly organized with the Dept. of Sociology with CA

Autonomy Grant

Jan. 18, 2014

12.

Two-Day National Conference on “Marketing of Ecotourism: Prospects and Challenges” jointly organized with the Research Centre of Commerce

UGC

Sep. 03 & 04, 2014

13.

National Level Workshop on “Museum: Mirror of the Nation”

ICSSR

Sep. 19 & 20, 2016

14.

International Symposium on “Social Processes and Changing Value System” jointly organized with the Dept. of Sociology and Social Work

Autonomy Grant

Mar. 17, 2017

15.

One-Day Inter-Collegiate Seminar on “Women’s Rights: Past and Present”

Autonomy Grant

Dec. 20, 2017

16.

One-Day State Level Workshop on “The Historical Amplitude of Archaeological Materials of Tamil Country”

Autonomy Grant

Feb. 27, 2019

10. BLOG:  http://fchistory18.blogspot.in/

11. FUTURE PLANS

Planning to apply for Major/Minor Research Projects and to guide Ph.D. candidates.

To increase the strength of the students and to popularize the subject.

To offer consultancy Services.

To plan for integrated course with B.Ed.

To conduct an exhibition on National Movements to inculcate patriotic spirit among the youth.

To upgrade as a Research Department.

To pursue micro level research in collaboration with various organizations.

To publish a book on “Women Studies”.

To conduct sponsored National and International Seminars/Workshops.

12. CONTACT US

Email : history@fatimacollegemdu.org

  • Vision Statement

    WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT THROUGH EDUCATION To empower women by developing human capabilities through quality education based on Christian values, making them responsible citizens who can work for the advancement of the society and promote communal harmony in the multi-religious and multi-cultural reality of India eventually evolving into women of communion.