B.A. (Research) in History

The Undergraduate program in History is structured as a graduated learning program. Students have to choose from a range of core and elective courses. These are taught in such a way as to enable the development of skills in writing, research, analysis, and quantitative reasoning that are essential for a comprehensive liberal arts education.

Program Offered

Bachelor of Arts (Research) in History.

Representative Courses *

Core Courses:

• Does History Matter? An Introduction to Archaeology
• Early Historic South Asia
• Bronze Age Civilizations
• Field Methods in Archaeology
• Fasting and Feasting: Global Histories of Food from the Earliest Times to the Present Day
• Seeing the Past: Visual Histories and Archaeological Practices

Elective Courses:

• Pastoral Nomads and the State
• Archaeology of Cities
• Writing Histories
• Curating Cultures: Collections, Museums, Practices, Crime and Punishment in the Modern World
• Diagnosing Difference: Imperial Histories of Medicine in South Asia and Africa

*This is not an exhaustive list. The courses shown above are reviewed every semester based on the requirement of the program. New courses are added every semester.

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"There was just something so new and refreshing about the university’s take on what a meaningful education is!"

Adrija Chaudhuri,
B.A. (Research) in History

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"From law to film making to psychology and related sciences, I considered it all until I finally decided upon history."

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Admission Process

Shiv Nadar University’s selection process has three parts:

Part 1: Eligibility based on Class XII scores as defined in the section - Eligibility for Admissions and Scholarships - Undergraduate Programs

Part 2: Shiv Nadar University Scholastic Aptitude Test (SNUSAT) and Academic Proficiency Test (APT) – A combined three hour test to be administered in more than 100 Pearson VUE test centers across India helping every aspirant to participate in the process. SNUSAT and APT will be available as per the details mentioned under section - Key Dates

Part 3: Review of Application Form for the candidate’s aspiration in life and the ability to be a stakeholder at Shiv Nadar University

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