Shiv Chhatrapati Shikshan Sanstha's

Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya, Latur



Department of History is one of the oldest Department of our college. The Department of History was established in 1970. It offers History as an Optional Subject at U.G. level. Our Department undertakes many important activities like History Association, Guest Lectures, Educational Study Tours, Different Competitions (Quiz, Rangoli, Recipe, General Knowledge, Making Historical Monument Model, One Minute Show, Modi Transcript, Poater, Drawing, Fort Making etc.), Modi Script training workshop, Historical Drama Presentation, Heritage Walk etc. To develop the student’s interest in History, the History Association has been working in the college for many years. The department is most thankful to the scholarly personalities like Mr. Vidyadhar Kande Patil, Mr. Atul Deulgaonkar, Dr. Anil Kathare, Mr. Pradip Solunke, Miss Deepali Ghadage, Dr. Suresh Waghmare, Dr. Baburao Bikkad, Principal Namdkumar Nikam, Dr. Prashant Deshmukh, Dr. Shivraj Bokade, Dr. Sanjay Waghmare, Dr. Anil Singare, Dr. Deepak Gaikwad, Dr. Sadashiv Dande, Mr. Bhujang Bobade, Dr. Lahu Gaikwad, Dr. Sahebrao Gathal, Dr. Kamaji Dak for their visit to the department. To increase the interest of the students in this subject, a Educational Study Tours were arranged every year. The department has visited a number of historical places in Maharashtra comprising Ter, Tuljapur, Verul, Ajintha, Paithan, Nashik, Pune, Raigad, Mahad, Kolhapur, Pratapgad, Ahmednagar, Junnar, Ozar, Lenyadri, Naneghat, Aurangabad, Kharosa Caves etc. History department had organized a Modi Script Training Workshop We guided our students about Modi Script in our college. In the Training workshop students were given information of Vowels, consonants, alphabets, chronology system, Arabic months, name of days etc. in Modi Script. Students could learn reading and writing in Modi Script. The Department has a reference Departmental Library. 500 hundred books in this Library. Books are issued to the students.

Mr. M. R. Patil & Mr. S. S. Bhandwalkar served in the department. At present Dr. A.D. Tak is serving as the Assistant Professor with two Asst. Professors Dr. Priyadarshani Patil and Dr. Rahul More..

History Museum

One History Museum is start by our Department. Chhatrapati Shivaji History Museum and Research Center, Latur is the name of this museum. Our object is to preserve our cultural and historical heritage by collecting various evidences to history study. Consistency will be maintained in obtaining evidences of research by the Department of History regularly. It is always challenging task for the Department of History to collect sources and evidences in addition.

The main object of all above work is –
a) The explain importance of historical sources and evidences to the students.
b) These evidences are include for preservation of historical and cultural heritage.

In the academic year 2016-17 To till date through the students of History Department nearby 1500 coins were collected. Floating brick of Ter (Dist. Osmanabad), cannon balls, old weight, Stick of Nizams period, copper plate script & commodities of daily use, rare postal stamps, manuscripts etc. were collected for the museum to be start by the our Department. It is naturally an asset of our Department. This is medium to conserve historical evidences by history department as a contribution to history study.


B.A. History Programme Specific Outcomes

After completing this specific programme

1) Students will know History of various national events and heroes.

2) Students will develop their understandings of historical events, places and eras.

3) Students will be motivated to study the history of various countries.

4) Students can choose history as a main subject for state or civil services.

5) Students will go for post graduation courses in history, archeology and research.

6) Students will be inspired to work to make their name in history.

7) Students will have a developed understanding towards their past present and future.


Photo Name Designation Qualification Resume
Lt. Dr. Archana Dhanraj Tak Assistant Professor and Head of the Department M.A., M.Phil., SET, Ph.D View
Dr.Patil Priyadarshani Assistant Professor M. A., B. Ed,M.Phil,Ph.D View


Degree/Class 2023-24 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
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Name 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
Dr. Archana Dhanraj Tak View View View View View
Mrs. Sunita Vitthal Bhosle N/A View View View View
Dr.Patil Priyadarshani View View N/A N/A N/A


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2022 - 2023

Name of Activity Date Activity Report
Millets Lunch on the occasion of International Women's Day and International Year of Millets. 08/03/2023 View
Guest lecture on the occasion of 393rd Birth Anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. 23/02/2023 View
General Knowledge Competition on Biography of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. 20/02/2023 View
Educational Study Tour at Junnar 29/01/2023 View
Two Day National Seminar on The Contribution of Marathwada in Hyderabad Freedom Struggle Movement. 06/01/2023 to 07/01/2023 View
192nd Birth Anniversary of Savitribai Phule 03/01/2023 View
Exhibition of Historical Coins, Weapons and Postage Stamps. 09/12/2022 View
“30th Session of Akhil Maharashtra Itihas Parishad” 09/12/2022 and 10/12/2022 View
The 133rd Birth Anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru 14/11/2022 View
The 105th Birth Anniversary of Indira Gandhi 19/11/2022 View
“Hyderabad Freedom Struggle Movement: Books and Rare Newspaper Exhibition”12/10/2022 View
“134th Birth Anniversary of Bharatratna Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan” 05/09/2022 View
“135th Birth Anniversary of Padambhushan Karmveer Bhaurao Patil” 22/09/2022 View
Drawing Competition 25/08/2022 View
Food Festival: Food Culture in India 25/08/2022 View
History Association Inauguration 25/08/2022 View
Essay Writing Competition on 'Museums: Strength of History' 12/08/2022 View
“Show Historical Movie PAWANKHIND” 10/09/2022 View
Motivational Speech on “Contribution on Maharashtra in Indian Freedom Movement” 29/08/2022 View
State Level Online Webinar on Freedom Struggle Movement and 75 Years of Independence of India 20/08/2022 View
Speech Competition on The Role of the Youths in the Development of India. 18/08/2022 View
Kaun Banega History Scholar 18/08/2022 View
Competition on Chala Shodhuya Varasasthale (चला शोधूया वारसास्थळे) 11/08/2022 View
Quiz Competition 10/08/2022 to 13/08/2022 View
Poster Making Competition on Azadi Ka amrut Mahotsav and Har Ghar Tiranga Abhiyan 13/08/2022 View
Monuments Sketch Competition 13/08/2022 View
One Day Educational Study Tour at Ter and Yedshi 07/08/2022 View
Guest Lecture on the Contribution of Jainism and Buddhism in Indian Culture 14/07/2022 View

2021 - 2022

Name of Activity Date Activity Report
Food Festival 19/04/2022 View
Heritage Walk at Shri. Vitthal Rukmini Temple, Pangaon, Tq. Renapur, Dist. Latur 10/04/2022 View
Quiz Competition 08/04/2022 View
One Day Educational Study Tour at Kolhapur 22/03/2022 View
Exhibition of Historical Coins, Weapons and Postage Stamps 15/02/2022 View
“Modi Script Training Workshop” 04/02/2022 to 14/02/2022 View
Drawing Competition 17/12/2021 View
Modi Script Poster Making Competition 17/12/2021 View
“Exhibition of Rare Indian Postage Stamps and Lecture” 17/12/2021 & 18/12/2021 View
Online National Webinar on “Hyderabad Mukti Sangramache Adyapeeth: National School Hipparge” 29/11/2021 View
Online Guest Lectures on World Heritage Week 25/11/2021 View
Eight Days Online Modi Script Training Workshop 23/10/2021 to 30/10/2021 View
Guest Lecture on the occasion of International Non-Violence Day 14/10/2021 View
Online Quiz on Life and Work of Mahatma Gandhi 21/09/2021 to 02/10/2021 View

2020 - 2021

Name of Activity Date Activity Report
Workshop on "Raja Shivray : The King of People" 06/06/2021 View
Workshop on “Museums in Maharashtra” 18/05/2021 View
Workshop on “Educational Thoughts of Bharatratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar” 15/04/2021 View
Workshop on "Importance of Geography in Study of History" 23/03/2021 View
Seven Days Short Term Course on “Raja Shiv Chhatrapati” 13/02/2021 To 19/02/2021 View
Workshop on “Career Opportunities in History” 02/01/2021 View

2019 - 2020

Name of Activity Date Activity Report
Monument Making Competition12/10/2019 View
Modi Hand Script Publication 12/10/2019 View
History Association Inauguration 12/10/2019 View
Historical Drama 12/10/2019 View
General Knowledge Competition 24/08/2019 View
Modi Transcript Competition22/08/2019 View
One Minute Show Competition 21/08/2019 View
Quiz Competition20/08/2019 View
Modi Script Training Workshop11/07/2019 to 14/07/2019 View

2018 - 2019

Name of Activity Date Activity Report
Fort Making Competition23/02/2019 View
Drawing Competition 23/02/2019 View
Educational Study Tour at Junnar30/12/2018 View
Online Youtube Lecture24/12/2018 View
Guest Lecture on a Study of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj08/12/2018 View
History Association Inauguration 01/10/2018 View
Educational Study Tour at Ahmednagar02/09/2018 View
One Minute Show Competition 30/08/2018 View
Quiz Competition30/08/2018 View
Rangoli Competition29/08/2018 View
Recipe Competition29/08/2018 View


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