History of the Department: The Department of History was started in the year 1970 the year in which the college was established. The department has been playing a vital role contributing in the development of the college. In the beginning History was included in two combinations namely HEP and HEK. Prof H.M. Bhadraiah and Prof.Basavarajaiah were the pioneers of the History Department. Today History has become a common subject in all the combinations. Today the subject has become popular with the students mainly due to the teaching ability, humanitarian outlook and noble behavior of the teachers at History Department. The excellent results are the proof of the excellency of the teaching ability of the staff members of the Department.
The Department has been conducting seminars for the students as well as for the History lecturers of the Kuvempu University. The two days seminar conducted on the Economic History of India on 24th in 25th Sept 2005 in our college was a grand success and the seminar made the college and the Department proud. Eminent scholars and historians like Dr. Sundara, Director, State Archaeological Department. Dr.Nagaraj Rao Director, Aqchaeological Department of India. Prof. Bari H.O.D of History Kuvempu University have visited our college and have praised the progress of the Department and involvement of the teachers in the development activities of the college and the Department. Tourism subject intudued has gained poputauty. Tourism students atteaneded semeinor on Tourism at E.B college Sagar. Tourism student6s criscted no of historical places, heritage ceuters and participated in the competetirs held at Sahyadri college Shimoga and won prizes and narrowly missed the overall championship.