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MA History

Course Description

Eligibility for Admission:

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from Kannur University, or other universities recognized by Kannur University, with a minimum of 45% marks,or equivalent grade in core courses. Relaxation in marks will be given to SC/ST candidates as per the university admission rules. Admission is purely through entrance examination as per the rules and regulations prescribed by Kannur University. There will be objective type questions for the entrance examination. The duration of examination, number of questions and other information regarding entrance examination will be as per the admission information bulletin of Kannur University.


Reservation rules of Government of Kerala/Kannur University will be followed.

Assessment of Students’ Performance:

Evaluation of the students shall be done by the faculty who teaches the course on the basis of continuous assessment and 10 percent of answer papers shall be valued by an external examiner in the semester-end examination. Continuous assessment includes preparing Assignments, presenting seminars, periodic written examinations, submitting reports on site visits etc. Performance of students in each semester shall be intimated to him/her within one month of the assessment and published on the notice board of the Department. English shall be the medium of instruction and examination.

Pass Percentage & Promotion Criteria:

Minimum marks for passing the examination in each semester shall be 50% in each course and 50% in aggregate of a semester. A student failed in a Course can reappear for the End-Semester Examination of the same Course along with the next batch without taking re-admission or choose another Course in the subsequent Semesters of the same programme to acquire the minimum credits needed for the completion of the Programme. There shall not be any provision for improvement of CE and ESE.

Span Period:

The minimum duration for completion of two year M.A History is 4 (four) semesters. The maximum period for completion of a four-semester programme is 8(eight) Semesters (4 Years) from the starting date of the program. No student shall be allowed to take more than eight/twelve consecutive Semesters for completing a four-Semester Programme from the date of enrolment.

Sanctioned Strength

  • 25

Fee Structure

  • Admission Fee: 445
  • Student Affiliation Fee: 440
  • Tuition Fee (Per Sem) :2650
  • Library Fee (Per Sem): 645
  • Special Fee (Per Year) :290
  • Sports Affiliation Fee (Per Year): 220
  • University Union Fee (Per Year):110
  • Student Welfare/Development Fee: 290
  • Caution Deposit(Refundable): 500
  • University Development Fee (Per Year):60