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Name of Department:

Ancient Indian History

Year of Establishment:


Courses run by the department:

Name of Course     

(i)   B.A.

About The Department :

Department of Ancient Indian History & Archaeology is an under graduate department housed in a part of college building currently used as faculty of Arts. This building is the earliest one among the buildings on the premises. Being a late colonial building its architecture reflects a synthesis of Muslim designs and Indian materials developed by British architects in India during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century known as Indo-saracenic Architecture. Earliest faculty members were Shri Girivar Shankar Dixit (1954-1955) & Shri Brij Kishor Shukla (1955-1976). Dr. Anil Shukla (1967-2001) & Dr. R.N. Misra (1974-2008) served and nurtured the Department for thirty four years each. At present the Department has 03 faculty members, 02 against permanent post and 01 against self finance. Dr. Neelima Pandey March 20, 2003 is currently functioning as department in-charge. She joined the department on March 20, 2003 as Assistant Professor. At present she is designated as Associate Professor and specialized in Archaeology, Pre-history, Women studies and Folklore.Mr.GirijeshTripathi recently joined the department on March 31, 2018 as Assistant Professor. He is pursuing his doctoral research in social history. Dr. Rajesh Kumar Tripathi joined the department on August 25, 2008 as self finance faculty. He is specialized in Archaeology and Socio-cultural history. The department has conducive pupil centric environment which helps in live interaction among the students and faculty. Overall the department has a relatively good association with its students.