The department of history has been very instrumenta in arranging various programmes for the overall development of students. visit to historical places in and around Pune City, visit to shaniwar wada is an every year feature for the history students.students also visit forts of historical importance.
It has been attracting a large number of students every year and has been nurturing not just active citizens but also leaders and professionals. It is one of the most vibrant and dynamic departments in the College.
Geography subject is taught on general level for undergraduate courses.
The Department of English of Haribhai V. Desai College was established in the academic year 1995.
Marathi is introduced as an optional subject to the Commerce faculty from the beginning of the college in 1984; simultaneously it is introduced as general subject to Arts faculty and an optional subject to Science faculty.