IGNOU Master of Arts in History (MAH) – Admission, Eligibility, Fees

IGNOU Master of Arts in History (MAH)

About MAH Programme : The full form of MAH is Master of Arts in History. This programme comes under School of Social Sciences (SOSS). This course is available for both admission cycle i.e January and July. This programme is so usefull for the teachers working in Schools, Personnel working in various institutions associated with history and culture, working people in various organizations and all graduates who wants to acquire a Master’s Degree in History. For this history course, we have adopted a thematic approach and do not confine our students within conventional specialisation of Ancient, Medieval or Modern.

This course is designed in such a way it would provide insight and knowledge of the major developments with transition stages in World History as well as Indian History. In the study/learning material for students, we have focused on continuity and changes, transition stages and latest theories in the themes covered in different courses. To know more about Master of Arts in History (MAH) programme, you can visit official website www.ignou.ac.in. Below are important features of MAH (Master of Arts in History) programme :

  • Name of Programme : MAH – Master of Arts in History
  • Medium : Students can study this course in both medium i.e Hindi & English
  • Eligibility Criteria : All Students who wants to take admission in MAH course, students must have Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University
  • Duration : It can be completed in Minimum : 2 Years and Maximum : 5 Years. Available in both January and July admission cycle
  • Fee Structure : For full programme, the fees is Rs 9,000 which is to be paid year wise @Rs 4500/- per year.
  • Programme Coordinator : Prof. Swaraj Basu, [email protected], Ph. 011-29572716

MAH Course & Syllabus Details : The total credits of M.A in History Course is 64. In First Year, there is 4 subjects which have 8 credits each while For Second Year, there is five Subjects which have 8 credits of MHI-03/MHI-06/MHI-08 and 4 credits of MPSE-03/MPSE-04. Below are programme & syllabus details :

IGNOU MAH 1st Year Courses

Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredits
MHI-01Ancient and Medieval Societies8
MHI-02Modern World8
MHI-04Political Structures in India8
MHI-05History of Indian Economy8

IGNOU MAH 2nd Year Courses

Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredits
MHI-03Historiography8
MPSE-003Western Political Thought4
MPSE-004Social and Political Thought in Modern India4
MHI-06Evolution of Social Structures in India through the Ages8
MHI-08History of Ecology and Environment: India8
Total Credits64

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  1. Sir I want to know that history honours hindi nd English dono medium me available h ya nhi…

  2. Is there any practicals in history subject &if yes than pls guide me that which type of practicals…..??

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