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Welcome to Department of History

 

ABOUT DEPARTMENT

The Department of History was founded with the establishment of Ruia College in 1937. In the past, distinguished academicians such as Dr.V.N.Rao, Dr. Shashiprabha Ghugare, Dr. Mohini Mathur, Dr. Rajesh Basrur, Dr. Varsha Shirgaonkar have enriched the Department and created a strong tradition of excellence.At present there are three faculty members. The Department offers B.A. and Ph.D. courses. The Department of History was the first department in the arts faculty to offer Ph.D. Programme.The faculty believes in overall development of the students hence encourages them to participate in research seminars, skill based workshops and other extra and co-curricular activities. The department trains students to develop analytical thinking and to understand local, national and global issues in historical perspective. The focus is also to coach students to clear competitive examinations like UGC NET/SET and Civil Service Examination and to achieve excellence in wide range of careers like teaching, archaeology, museum, archives and research.Since 2008 the department organizes Professor D.D.Kosambi Memorial public Lecture. Department organizes annual study tour and visits to historical monuments and museums. Signature festival titled Mudra is highlight of the department .

 

 

DEPARTMENT FEATURES

 

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

SR. NO.

PROGRAMME NAME

DEGREE / DIPLOMA / CERTIFICATE

AIDED / SELF- FINANCED

YEAR OF STARTING

INTAKE

1.

Bachelor of Arts

Degree

(03 Yrs)

Aided

1937

240

2

Ph. D

Degree

(04 Yrs)

Aided

1994

10

 

FACULTY DETAILS

SR. NO.

FACULTY NAME

DESIGNATION

QUALIFICATIONS

SUBJECT EXPERTISE

1.

Prof. Louiza Rodrigues

Professor

Head of Department

B.A., M.A., M.Phil,

Ph.D.

 

Heritage of Mumbai, Urban history, Environmental History, Genealogy and Modern India

2.

Dr.MohsinaMukadam

Associate Professor

 B.A., M.A., M.Phil,

Ph.D. 

Food History and Culture

3

Dr. Pradeep Waghmare

Assistant Professor

B.A., M.A.,

Ph.D.

Set

 

Indian Labour Movement and Indian Dalit Movement

 

 

DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES

Intercollegiate Competition under Departmental Festival titled Mudra 

 

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS

YEAR

STUDENT NAME

ACHIEVEMENTS

 2006 

Ms. Gouri Deshpande 

 First Rank   University of Mumbai

2007 

Ms.ShraddhaBatavdekar

 

First Rank

 

2007 

Gaurav Gadgil

Third Rank

Recipient of Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Fellowship.

 

2009 

Abhishek Tharwal

First Rank 

2009 

Manasi Parpiani

Third Rank 

2010 

Namita Repe

Second Rank 

2011 

Anuja Joshi 

First Rank

2011 

Urmi Paralikar 

Second Rank 

2011 

Pallavi Ramane 

Third Rank 

2012 

Tanvi Nair   

Third Rank

2015

Anuja Dhamnaskar

second Rank

2015 

Aditi Gala 

Third Rank 

2011

Sagar Karkhanis

Recipient of J.V.Naik Scholarship( University of Mumbai)

 

Vrunda Pathare

Rising Star of Ruia award by Ruia College Allumi Association

 

Sameer Wankhede

Rising Star of Ruia award by Ruia College Allumi Association

 

Sujitha Pillai

recipient of Erasmus Mundus Scholarship sponsored by European Union

 

Swapna Joshi

The Young Researcher in History award

 

AlokOke

Young Historian Award

2014-15

Mohan Gaikwad  

Won Bloggers Bench award instituted by leading Marathi newspaper Lokasatta.

2016-17

VinayakArote

Won Bloggers Bench award instituted by leading Marathi newspaper Lokasatta

2017-18

HarshadaPawar

Recipient of Prof. Shreekumar Trophy

2017-18

SharddhaSirmukadam

Recipient of Kalindi Jaykar Trophy

 

STUDENT PLACEMENTS

ACADEMIC YEAR

STUDENT NAME

COMPANIES

2007

Gaurav Gadgil

 

K.J.Somaiya College of Arts and Science

2011

SagarKarkhanis

 

J. V. Mehta College of Arts and Commerce

2011

UrmiParalikar

 

Ram NarainRuiaCollege .

 

SudhaSawant

 

Godrej Archives

2011

Anuja Joshi

 

Yatra Metro X

2011

Aditya Dhaifule

 

ShailendraCollage

 

 

ILLUSTROUS ALLUMNI's

PROMINENT ALUMNI’S

DESIGNATION

ORGANIZATION

Sameer Wankhede (IRS):

Add. Superintendent of Police

National Investigation Agency, Mumbai

 

VrundaPathare

Manager of Archives

Godrej, Mumbai

Vaidehi pujariBhagvat

Asst. Research Officer

Dept. of Gazetteer, Maharashtra State

 

 

Sangamitra Sen

Archivist

Past Perfect

Anurag Gokhale

Advocate

High Court

Abhishek Tharwal

IRS

Government of India

Amit Kadam

IRS

Government of India

Supriya Menon

Museologist

Free Lancer

SupriyaVartak

Museologist

 

AbhijeetKhade

Creative Director

Star Pravaha Channel

SpruhaJosji

Actress

 

Shipra Joshi

Gymnast: Chhatrapati Award Winner

 

ShubhankerKarande

 

Unity India ( Media Company)

 

 



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