Department of History

About US

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


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


To enrich the aesthetic sensibility and critical acumen of the students by exposing them to good literature To help them understand the nuances of life through literature and relate to fellow human beings meaningfully


Department of History
Lady Doak College
Madurai – 625 002