The department of History in NSS College, Ottapalam began to function in the year 1961. It contributes very much to the upkeep of a vibrant intellectual atmosphere on the college campus. The department with BA programme was started in 2014. Students of this department have secured many high grade marks in the university level. At present the department has one permanent faculty with three guest faculty members and about 150 students. The department provides CUCBCSS (Calicut University Choice Based Credit Semester System) BA programme in History.