The Department of History was started with the inception of the College itself. It has been upgraded as a post graduate department in the academic year 2012-2013. Further to increase a wholesome development of a student, many seminars, workshops, symposiums, exhibitions, particularly rare coins, notes and stamps exhibitions, Inter Collegiate Quiz – TORNUS, Inter Collegiate Competitions in collaboration with District Administration and TTDC, Kanyakumari and Intercollegiate Cultural Competitions in collaboration with Nehru Yuva Kendra, Kanyakumari are conducted by the department.

Besides, the department used to conduct the Gandhian Studies Examination twice in a year in collaboration with Gandhi Study Centre, Chennai and SAP Charitable Trust, Rajapalayam.