History of the Department
           When the college was established in 1973, the Department of History was also started offering history at the pre-university level under the charismatic leadership of Dr. Mrs. Beula Jeyamathy Wilson. It is laudable to say that she was the first Doctorate Degree holder of this college in 1982, ever since its inception. Later the department was elevated to a full fledged in 1976 with a sanctioned intake of 30 students in the under graduate level. Consequently it was increased to 64. Further during the year 1984 the department was strengthened by the introduction of P.G Course in history with an intake of 30. The Department of History has a library to impart quality education to the students . All the faculty members of the Department of History are Ph.D. holders. Among them Dr. Tresa Josephine Rani, Dr. Revathy Thomas and Dr. Rani Mila are recognized research guides of the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University.
Vision
           To mould the students as value based historians. To be a better citizen to uplift the society by the knowledge they obtained, and thereby create a class free society.
Mission
           Empowered by the Motto, "Enlightened we serve", we impart knowledge and service to uplift the society.
Objectives
           1. To study the past and to understand the present to guide the future.
           2. To inculcate the spirit of civic sense and to create good citizens.
           3. To emphasize the uniquenes of art, culture and heritage of the different places and ages.
           4. To enhance the ability to do research.
           5. To create career opportunities both in public and private sectors.
Highlights
Women's Christian College which is situated in the heart of the Nagercoil town poises its own tradition of imparting knowledge and service. Started 41 years ago with the mission to promote excellence in the field of education specially for girls, our college is marching towards the Path of Progress. The Department of History was also started in the year 1973 at the pre University level under the steermanship of Dr. Mrs. Beula Jebamathy Wilson. It is laudable to shy that she was the Doctorate Degree holder of this college in 1982 ever since its inception. As a token of tribute and to honour her, every year we are conducting National Seminar in memory of Dr. Mrs. Beula Jebamathy Wilson. The Madurai Kamaraj University granted sanction to the college to start B.A. History in 1976 with a intake of 30 students. In 1984 the department was strengthened with an introduction of P.G. Course. The year 1987 was an eventful year for the Department of History. Prof. Dick Kooiman of Netherland Free University inaugurated the History association with his eloquent speech. From its inception onwards our Department has witnessed unprecedented and spectacular Rank holders in the University examination. To add one more feather in its cap our Department Visually impaired students have won golden medal in the University Examination. As our college motto stands as "Enlightened we serve", our former students too serving in various capacities such as profession, teachers, entrepreneurs, solid actionist, lawyers, and holding various position in the police department. Each year we are providing financial assistance to the deserving poor students for the cause of education. During festival time (Christmas) we extend our helping hand by offering cloths, finance for the needy ones. Being elevated as a research department, nearly 20 research scholars are pursuing their research under the guidance of Dr.D.Esther, Dr.T.N.Suseela and Dr.Rani Mila.

Faculty
Designation Photo Name & Qualification Description
Head of the Department HOD Dr. D. Esther
M.A., Ph.D
She joined as a lecturer in this prestigious institution in 1985. She got her Doctorate Degree in 2012 and the title of her Research work is "Role of Christian Mission Service in Kanyakumari District. At present she is serving as the co-ordinator of Students Council and Welfare Committee.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Dr. T.N. Suseela
M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D
She joined the Department of History as Lecturer in 2002. At present she is working as Assistant Professor in History. She took the doctoral degree from Madras University. Her Ph.D. research topic is 'Slavery and Bonded Labour in Tamil Nadu 1800-1976'. She has attended 29 National and State Level Conferences and published 15 papers. She is a member of various committees.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Dr. Mrs. Rani Mila
M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D.
She joined as a lecturer in this prestigious institution in 2013. At present she is working as an Assistant Professor. She took her doctoral degree in 2010 and the title of her thesis is "Social Upheaval in South Travancore". She got her guideship in 2012. She has produced one doctoral degree holder and is guiding another Ph.D. Scholar at present. She is serving as a co-ordinator in the Entrepreneurship Development Cell.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Dr. J. Rejila
M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D
She joined the Dept. of History as Asst. Professor in 2007. She took her doctoral degree in 2013. Her Ph.D topic is "The impact of press on social changes in Tamilnadu 1929-1981". She served as a NSS programme officer from 2008 to 2011.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Dr. R. Suji Prabha,
M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D.
She joined as a lecturer in this prestigious institution in 2015. She got the Doctorate degree 2014 and the title of her Research work is History of Higher Education in Kanyakumari District 2014.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Dr. E. Beena,
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Dr. E. Beena Lenil is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of History. She has good academic excellence with university VI Rank in M.A. She has five publications in reputed journals and presented three papers and attended twelve seminars. She got her Doctorate Degree in 2011 and the title of her Research work is "Advent of Christian Missionaries in South Travancore: A Socio-Religious Identity of the oppressed". She has teaching experience in Lady Doak College, Madurai, Yadava College, Madurai and Scott Christian College, Nagercoil. At present she is serving as the NSS programme Officer and Nodal Officer
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Dr. T.A. Femila
M.A.,M.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D.(SET)
Dr. T.A. Femila is working as a Assistant professor in the Department of History. She has good academic excellence with University 4th Rank in M.A., She has published 3 papers in reputed journal and presented 7 papers and attended 15 seminars. She got her Doctorate Degree in 2016 and the title of her Research work is "History of Tourist centres in Kanyakumari District with special reference to its impact on culture". She has teaching experience in Mar Chrysostom College of Education, Kirathoor. She has the privilege to work as a Assistant professor in Women's Christian College in FIP Post from 2009-2011. She has also worked in Scott Christian College, Nagercoil from 2016-2017. At present she has working as a Assistant professor in Women's Christian College, Nagercoil.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Dr. V.DIVYA,
M.A.,M.Sc (Psy)., M.Phil, Ph.D.
Dr. V.Divya is presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Women’s Christian College, Nagercoil. She has good academic excellence with her subject. She has published 4 papers in reputed journals and presented 5 papers and attended 10 seminars. She got her Doctorate Degree in 2016 and the title of her Research work is "Role of Travancore State Congress in Travancore State Politics 1938-1956". She has teaching experience in Sri Ramaswamy Naidu Memorial College, Sattur. She has the privilege to work as a Guest Lecturer from 2014-2016 and as Assistant Professor in Scott Christian College, Nagercoil from 2017-2018.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Dr.N.MARY USHA,
M.A.,M.Ed.,M.Phil.,Ph.D
Dr.N.Mary Usha is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Women’s Christian College, Nagercoil. She has good academic excellence in her subject. She has published 7 papers in International journals and presented 14 papers and attended 15 seminars. She got her Doctorate Degree in 2014 and the title of her Research work is "Role of Protestant Missionaries in Enhancing General Education in Tirunelveli District from 19th Century to 1945". She has teaching experience in Muslim College of Education and Babuji College of Education. She worked as Assistant Professor in Scott Christian College, Nagercoil from 2017-2018.
Awards
           1) Nalina Jeyaseelan Scholarship.
           2) Danie Gnanabai Nehemia Scholarship.
           3) Ezardhas Scholarship.
           4) Thambiran Memorial Prize.
           5) Samuel Victor Inbaraj Memorial Prize.
           6) Michael Gide Fonglan Scholarship.
           7) Dr. Vincent Scholarship.
           8) Nalini Kumaraswamy Memorial Scholarship.
           9) L.S. Samuel Memorial Prize.
           10) Mrs. Beula Jeyamathy Wilson Memorial Scholarship.
           11) Mrs. Gladis Deva Sahayam Memorial Prize.
           12) Mrs. S. Akila Memorial Fund.
           13) Mr. Isaac Y. Stanley Endowment Scholarship.
           14) Dr. Beula Mercy Wilson Scholarship.
           15) Govt. Scholarship.
           16) B.C, S.C, S.T, Uzhavar Scholarship.

2019 Association