PG & Research Department of History

About Us

The Department of History at Lady Doak College was established first as an Undergraduate Department in 1971 and further expanded as a Postgraduate Department in 1987. Since 2009-2010, M.Phil. is being offered. The Department has been promoted as the Research Centre in January 2020.


To transform young women to be inclusive, broad minded, wholesome human beings with a critical understanding of the past and the ability to shape the future of nations


To produce highly competent readers and writers of history committed to truth, upholding the values of India, acting with compassion and zeal for the betterment of the country through their historiographic knowledge and skills


Department of History
Lady Doak College
Madurai – 625 002