Post Graduate Course Master of Arts (Hindi)

  Semester   Eligibility Criteria   Subject
Semester 1 Admission is open to a student who has passed B.A. with at least 45% marks is Hindi. Admission will be done strictly on merit basis. The Admission forms will be received by the Department of Hindi.
  • Paper2: Ancient India : An Overview
  • Paper3: Medieval India : Political Processes
  • Paper5: Modern India : Political Processes
  • Paper1: The Punjab ( Mid-Fifteenth to Seventeenth Centuries)

Semester 2 Admission is open to a student who has passed B.A. with at least 45% marks is Hindi. Admission will be done strictly on merit basis. The Admission forms will be received by the Department of Hindi.

  • Paper2: Agrarian Economy of Medieval India
  • Paper3: Punjab in the Eighteenth Century
  • Paper5: U.S.A. (1820-1973)
  • Paper1: China and Japan (1840-1950)
Semester 3 As per Panjab University, Chandigarh guidelines
  • Paper2: National Movement in India (1858-1947)
  • Paper1: Making of the Modern Punjab (1849-1901)
  • Paper5: Rise and Growth of Colonialism in India
  • Paper1: Sacred Centres of in Indian Civilization

Semester 4

As per Panjab University, Chandigarh guidelines

  • Paper1: Punjab in the 20th Century
  • Paper2: History and Historical Method
  • Paper3: Religious Developments in Medieval India
  • Paper4: Peasant Movement in Modern India


Notwithstanding the integrated nature of a course spread over more than one academic year, the regulations in force at the time a student joins a course shall hold good only for the examinations held during or at the end of the academic year. Nothing in these regulations shall be deemed to debar the University from amending the regulations subsequently and the amended regulations, if any, shall apply to all students whether old or new.

GUIDELINES FOR CONTINUOUS INTERNAL ASSESSMENT (20%) FOR REGULAR STUDENTS OF POST-GRADUATE COURSES OF HISTORY (Semester System) (Effective from the First Year Admission for the Academic Session 2007-2008)

1. The Syndicate has approved the following guidelines, mode of testing and evaluation including Continuous Internal Assessment of students :
(i) Terminal Evaluation : 80 %
(ii) Continuous Assessment : 20 %
(iii) Continuous Assessment may include written assignment, snap tests, participation in discussions in the class, term papers, attendance etc.
(iv) In order to incorporate an element of Continuous Internal Assessment of students, the Colleges/Departments will conduct one written test and one snap test as quantified below :
(a) Written Test : 25 (reduced to 5)
(b) Snap Test : 25 (reduced to 5)
(c) Participation in Class discussion : 15 (reduced to 3)
(d) Term Paper : 25 (reduced to 5)
(e) Attendance : 10 (reduced to 2)
Total : 100 reduced to 20
2. Weightage of 2 marks for attendance component out of 20 marks for Continuous Assessment shall be available only to those students who attend 75% and more of classroom lectures/seminars/workshops. The break–up of marks for attendance component for theory papers shall be as under :
Attendance Component Mark/s for Theory Papers
(a) 75 % and above upto 85 % : 1
(b) Above 85 % : 2
3. It shall not be compulsory to pass in Continuous Internal Assessment. Thus, whatever marks are secured by a student out of 20% marks, will be carried forward and added to his/her score out of 80 % i.e. the remaining marks allocated to the particular subject and, thus, he/she shall have to secure pass marks both in the University examinations as well as total of Internal Continuous Assessment and University examinations.
4. Continuous Internal Assessment awards from the affiliated Colleges/Departments must be sent to the Controller of Examinations, by name, two weeks before the commencement of the particular examination on the proforma obtainable from the Examination Branch.
(i) The theory question paper will be of 80 marks and 20 marks will be for internal assessment.
(ii) In the case of Postgraduate Course in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Languages, Education, Design & Fine Arts, and Business Management & Commerce (falling under the purview of Academic Council), where such a provision of Internal Assessment/Continuous Assessment already exists, the same will continue as before.
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