About the Department:

Khalsa College , Garhdiwala came into existence in 1966, when we all were celebrating the Third Shatabadi of Tenth Guru Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji , Shri Mahant Sewa Dass Ji and Dr. M.S Randhawa took initialize to establish a College with an objective to educate the people of Kandi Area.
Department of History of this College came into the inception of the College in 1966. History is offered as an electing subject at the under graduate level and as a compulsory subject for those students who didn’t pass Punjab Paper at 10th and 12th levels known as HC PC History AND CULTURE OF PUNJAB .
The department has well experienced and highly qualified faculty time to time diligent teaches provide excellent teaching on the basis of syllabus prescribed by Panjab University Chandigarh. The department has its own departmental library for the poor and needy students. On the College library there is sufficient reading material on all fields of history i.e. Ancient Indian History medieval Indian History, Modern Indian History , Punjab History , Biographies of famous Historical personalities. The students are encouraged to enhance their study through assignments , projects, groups discussions and regular class tests their attendance in the class, their performance and participation in presentations/group discussions. Group discussions , creative writing on historical days and historical personalities are the integral part of teaching techniques. Students of history department participate in different-different co-curricular activities and sports i.e.. NCC,NSS , Rea Ribbon Club, Youth Festivals etc. Opportunities for the students is in the field of teaching, Police almost all competitive examinations especially in PPSC/UPSC and Police etc.


  • To The strength of the Department has always been the selfless dedication and hard work of the faculty members, who strive each year to improve the pass percentage of the students Department to aim develop brilliant graduates , conduct in –depth research be academically ambitious and fulfill the national standard we are dedicated to developing understandings of institutions, practices and relations that constitute public life and modes of inquiry that promote citizenship.


  • Building a solid foundation in basic academic knowledge for the student is our prime vision with a strong emphasis on practical aspects of that knowledge fro the benefit of our society we continually encourage and helps students to actively participate and get engage in different other areas like cultural and social activities too.

  Values :

  • To impart moral and ethical values and Tourism and Historical understanding and personal skills among the students.

Manjit Kaur Bajwa

Mobile No. 9417379376 Email:– manjitbajwa3126@gmail.com

SWOC Analysis


  • Efficient and Experienced facility with good skills
  • Consistent Good pass percentage
  • Guidance to the student about Indian society and Culture
  • Department has good academic Culture.
  • Development awareness about the Tourism Guidance and Historical movements
  • Encourage the habit of Map pointing Numismatics
  • To Develop the Co-operative Learning.


  • The Socio economic background of many of the students
  • Most of the students are from deprived background region like our Kandi Area.
  • Department computer facility
  • Departmental Library facility


  • Improving Enrolment Improving Enrolment
  • To Organize group discussion on issues social, national and International level.
  • Exploring the starting of new Job oriented courses
  • Competitive examination Guidance


  • Sustaining Quality along in the access
  • More placements
  • Generation of resources for research facilities in the department
  • Climbing mountains like the mount Everest etc
  • Olympic events and sports and Gamesc
Name of the Course Bachelor of Arts History as an Elective Subject
Duration 3 years
Seats 300
Fees As per PU Handbook of Information
Eligibility Eligibility 10+2 from any stream with 45% marks.