Department of History at Govt. Degree College, Chinyalisaur was established in 2001. Presently, it offers only B. A. program with CBCS system in
which a student can take History as one of the core subjects in all the six semesters. Study of History is important because it allows us to
understand our past on which our present is based. History provides insight into one’s rich culture and heritage and to learn from our past
follies. It also helps us to understand the changes that occurred time to time in the society. The aim of this programme was to introduce
scientific archaeology at Post-Graduate level, and also to encourage the students of science stream to opt archaeology at PG level.
The college was established on 01 August 2001, at the undergraduate level with seven core subjects of the Faculty of Arts (Hindi, English, History, Sociology,
Political Science, Geography, Economics). In 2016-2017, Faculty of Science was introduced with five subjects (Mathematics, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry
and Physics). This college is one of the major centre of higher education in Uttarkashi district since 2001.