Program Introduction

Established in 2017, the Master of Arts in Public History and Heritage Interpretation at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology is a unique multi-disciplinary program, the first of its kind in India, that will not only train students in public history but also train them in a larger range of practices that focus on visual culture, aesthetics, literature, geography, folk cultures and language studies. Anchored by the Center for Public History at Srishti, the two-year program admits ten to fifteen students each year. The MA degree is awarded by the University of Mysore.

Degrees Offered

  • M.A. in Public History

Program Strengths

  • Archival Practices
  • Local/Community History
  • Material Culture
  • Oral History
  • Publishing

Credit Hour Requirements


How Many Students are Admitted Annually


Internship Requirements

Students will intern at the Centre for Public History (CPH) on one of the many public history projects that CPH runs. They will also have the option of working with other reputed institutions that work with heritage. The internships will be paid.

Job Placement Assistance

The Center for Public History's wide client base will enable students to find suitable employment opportunities after the completion of the program in the institution, corporate, museums, heritage, or education sectors.