Established in 1966
One of the hallmarks of the department since its inception is its contribution in deciphering the inscriptions available locally. With experienced faculties, the students are provided with field-studies of historical sites and are introduced to the subjects like epigraphy, iconography and archeology. The department under Prakrith Study Centre guides the students to learn the ancient languages like Tulu and Prakrith
|Semester||Title of elective paper|
|Cultural History of Karnataka (CE 3-CE 10) Part-I|
|Introduction to Archaeology|
|Cultural History of Karnataka (11 AD to 1750 AD|
|III||Introduction to Epigraphy|
|Freedom Movement in Karnataka (1800-1947)|
|IV||Freedom Movement in India (1885-1947)|
|Principles and Practice of Museology|
Association & Activities
45th Annual Congress of the Epigraphical Society of India and the 39th Annual Conference of the Place Names Society of India
‘Youth of the contemporary world should show keen interest in multi-dimensional aspects of documenting ancient past for the purpose of framing the present to the future’, said Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari, Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala. He was speaking after inaugurating the joint sessions of the 45th Annual Congress of the Epigraphical Society of India and the 39th Annual Conference of the Place Names Society of India organized in association with S.D.M. College (Autonomous) Ujire at Vasantha Mahal, Dharmasthala on Friday 28th February 2020.On this occasion, Dr. B. Yashovarma, Secretary S.D.M.E. Society released the Proceedings of the previous conference of the Epigraphical and Place Name Societies of India. Dr. K. Munirathanam, Secretary, Epigraphical Society of India, Mysuru felicitated Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dr. B. Yashovarma, and Prof. Satheeshchandra, S. for inaugurating the exhibition and the conference.
The Department has signed an MoU with the following organisations for undertaking educational programmes for the benefit of the students and the public.