The college is started in June 1963. With the opening of college in June 1963, The Department of History is started. The post graduation Department and research centre in History is the only granted P.G. education facility in the region since 1963 A.D. The Department of History is well equipped with qualified staff with Ph.D. and research guides approved by University. In addition to the qualified staff, The Department has most of the information technology gadgets like Interactive Board, LCD ,OHP, Computer, internet facility’s, digital cameras, video camera along with a lot of CD’s and DVD’s on History. Along with this the Department has been conducting educational study tours in every academic year. The important Historical places are always choosen for meets. The Department of History , is one of the leading Research Centre in the region . In addition, the department has one dedicated research centre ‘Centre for Deccan Studies’. The Department has been guiding the aspirng researchers in Research Methodology in Social Science in the region.
With this record, History Department Organised State Level one Day Workshop with coopration of I.C.S.S.R. on 21 February 2007 on “Training to Aspiring Researchers in Research Methodology in Social Science” . In which it organised lectures of trained researchers to guide & Improve the research attitude of students .Guidance also has given to them about how to apply for financial schemes of I.C.S.S.R. & detailed information of various Financial schemes for research students. On the occasion of “Guruta Gaddi” Tri centuryprogramme;The Department of History ,Yeshwant Mahavidyalaya Nanded organized State Level One Day Workshop on 5 th January2007.Dr. P.R.Deo delivered a lecture on ‘Nanded Heritage’ in Which he explained the ancient ,medieval culturar History of Nanded. Department had also organised 22 nd Akhil Maharashtra Itihas Parishad a national conference in History.
Under UGC Plans, COHSSIP Department have developed photography section in the department with all necessary equipment’s and darkroom. Department have enlarged many photographs of ancient and medieval temples, forts, caves in our region pertaining Chalukya, Rashtrakula and Yadav period. Department have developed a small museum of art pieces made of plaster of paris presented to this college by National Museum New Delhi. Department have a good collection of coinage on ancient and medieval age in which many copper and silver coins are presented.