The general mission of the department is to contribute to the overall mission of the college by imparting learning in the field of History. In a broader sense, the mission of the department is to discover and re-discover through learning and practice the racial, provincial, national as well as international traditions and thereby help the students to think and work for the progress and prospects of human resources.
Since 2000 the department has extended its learning method to include the learning by doing method. This has included a visit to the State Museum and Ambari excavation site. In 2003 and in 2013 the students were taken to Sivasagar on an educational tour. In 2013 B.A. Part iii Exam under G.U. Nazlin Momtaz Ahmed secured 1st class in History (Major). She was the first student of History (Major) to secure first class from this Department. On 24/03/2014 the History (Major) students were taken to Tezpur on an Education tour.