The B.A. programme at DLHS covers Foundation Courses, Discipline Specific Core Courses, Discipline Specific Elective Courses, Specialization Courses, Generic/ Open-Elective (O.E.) Courses, Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC), Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC), Skill-Based and Value-Based Courses, Vocational Courses, Internships/ Projects, and Research/ Dissertation.


The History courses orient students to the collective past of humanity. The purpose is to acquaint students with the various significant events that have shaped India, its surrounding regions, Asia, and other regions of the world. Another aim is to provide multiple perspectives to study and comprehend the past. With a special emphasis on Indian History, learners would also be introduced to the histories of various other parts of the world. The programme’s basic goal is to familiarise the students with the complexities and conflicts that have marked the various periods in collective human history. 


The Sociology courses are designed to cover themes and concepts relevant to both national and international contexts. Students are exposed to various perspectives on diverse social phenomena through which they gain the knowledge and skills necessary to comprehend these phenomena from a sociological perspective. Some of the areas that are emphasised on include Applied Sociology, Comparative Sociology, Cultural Sociology, Collective Behaviour, Crime and Delinquency, Community and Demography. This part of the programme facilitates an understanding of sociological conversations around the Sociology of Gender, Social Stratifications, Urban Sociology, Agrarian Sociology, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Work and Industry, Visual Cultures, Indian Sociological Traditions and Reading Ethnographic Monographs.

History Career Prospects

Academic researcher, Archivist, Heritage manager, historic buildings inspector/conservation officer, Museum education officer, Museum/Gallery exhibitions officer, academic librarian, archaeologist, Journalist, civil service administrator, editorial assistant, Information officer, Marketing executive, Policy officer, Analyst.

Sociology Career Prospects

Social Worker, Journalist, Administrative Support, Rehabilitation Counsellor, Family Counsellor, Survey Researcher, Human Resources (H.R.) Specialist, Policy Analyst, Civil Services.

Detailed Course Structure

Key Dates & Deadlines


Mar 15 24

Mar ' 24

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date


04 Years (Bachelor of Arts with Honours)

03 Years (Bachelor of Arts)