Department of History

The Department of History had its inception since the establishment of the college itself in the year 1959. The department offered its first course in the level of intermediate Arts (I.A) for dayshift and nightshift. In 1961 Pre University (P.U) course was started and in 1962 first batch P.U students appeared in the final examination. In 1961 three year degree course (general) was introduced in History.

In 1967, however, Honours course was introduced in History for the session of 1967-68. Late Biseswar Chakraborty was appointed as its first Lecturer and head of the department on 01-09-1959. Prof Chakraborty worked single handedly having no other academic staff till 1962. Later Late Guruprasad Dutta joined as Lecturer. From 1965-66 two more teachers namely Late Mukul Ch. Brahma and Late Hiren Ch. Das were added to the staff and in 1990 one more teacher name Dr. Sekhar Brahma joined to the staff. Later Sekhar Brahma Resigned from the departmental Teaching post and joined as the Joint Registrar under Gauhati University Kokrajhar Campus in the Year 31-12-2000.

At present the department has 5 existing professors.

SL/NO. Name & Designation Education Qualification
1 Dr. Sushanta Narzary, HoD & Associate professor MA. PhD
2 Dr. Bimal Kanti Basumatary, Associate professor MA, B.Ed, PhD
3 Dr. Gautam Mushahary, Assistant Professor MA, PhD
4 Dr. Gunendra Kumar Sarma, Assistant professor MA, M.Ed, PhD
4 Dr. Eliah Islary, Assistant Professor MA, MPA, B.Ed, PGDHRE, PhD (BU)

The basic objectives of the department is to impart quality education on the courses provided and offered by the College to achieve the above mission mentioned. The History department of the college is making an effort to improve the department. It has introduced class seminar in majors/Honours course in order to improve the competence of the student and through the home assignment students are made capable to challenge their examination. The study of a History is as important as other subjects and discipline. Different departmental seminars, discussion, field survey, projects, field study, excavation, archaeological survey to the historical sites are being arranged and organized by the department.

The Department also has an alumni association amongst the students in order to connect the outgoing students and the existing students in the department. Under this “THE KOKRAJHAR GOVT. COLLEGE HISTORY CONGRESS” is also been established to keep close rapport between students and the teachers in the family of History department. The department has a long way and it is expected that there will be remarkable professional and a good academic growth in the years to come.

The Department at present offered the following courses and fully have the provisions for teaching to achieved such quality education in the disciplined of Historical studies.

SL/NO. Programme offer Class / Level of study
1 Higher secondary courses 10+2 (HSSLC)
2 Three year Degree course (Major / Honours) UG
3 Three year degree course ( General) UG
Courses offered

H.S. level:

  • Elective Course

Degree Level:

  • Major Course
  • Elective Course
Faculty Members
  • Mr. Sushanta Narzary, M.A., (Gauhati University), Associate Professor & HOD
  • Dr. Bimal Kanti Basumatary, M.A.(NEHU), Ph.D (North Bengal University), Associate Professor
  • Dr. Gautam Mushahary, M.A. (NEHU), Ph.D (Bodoland University), Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Gunendra Kr. Sarma, M.A.( Pune University) Ph.D (Pune University), Assistant Professor
  • Mr. Eliah Islary, M.A.( Gauhati University), Contractual Faculty
Dr. Sushanta Narzary Dr. Sushanta Narzary
M.A.(Gauhati University), PhD.

Designation: Associate Professor & HOD
Date of Joining: ---
Specialisation:/Area of Interest: ------
Contact No.: 9954276091
Email: sushantanarzary1@gmail.Com

Dr.Bimal Kanti Basumatary Dr.Bimal Kanti Basumatary
M.A.(NEHU), B.Ed, Ph.D (North Bengal University)

Designation: Associate Professor
Date of Joining: ---
Specialisation/Area of Interest: ----
Contact No.: 9435026319

Dr. Gautam Mushahary Dr. Gautam Mushahary
M.A (NEHU), PhD (Bodoland University)

Designation: Assistant Professor
Date of Joining: ---
Specialisation/Area of Interest:
Contact No.: 9435026409

Dr.Gunendra Kr. Sarma Dr.Gunendra Kr. Sarma
M.A (Pune University), M.Ed, PhD (Pune University)

Date of Joining: ---
Specialisation/Area of Interest:
Contact No.: 9954036769

Dr. Eliah Islary Dr. Eliah Islary
M.A (Gauhati University), MPA, B.Ed, PGDHRE

Designation: Assistant Professor (Contractual Faculty)
Date of Joining: ---
Specialisation/Area of Interest: ---
Contact No.: 9954959273
Email: Email:

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