Ancient History

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About the Department

The Department of Ancient History, Culture and Archaeology came into existence in 1970 along with the establishment of this college. Since then, the department has grown steadily focusing on archaeology, socio-economic history, ancient indian polity, religion and philosophy; art and architecture, palaeography and numismatics. The department started teaching the subject at Post Graduate level from the session 2016-17. Dr. S.C Rai, Dr. P.N Mishra and Prof. Anand Shanker Singh made major contributions towards the growth and development of the department. At present the Department comprises five faculty members including the eminent scholar and historian Prof. Anand Shanker Singh (Convener of the Department) who is also the Principal of the College. The other distinguish faculty members are Dr Manoj Kr Dubey, Dr Ragini Rai, Dr Jamil Ahmed and Ms. Krishna Singh. The Faculty by adopting various methodologies efficiently guides the students and motivates them to learn about the glorious past in order to pave a way towards their bright future. Professor Pramila Srivastava Memorial Museum of the department houses large number of antiquities and miniature paintings. The Department has organized many national seminars and published a number of books along with seminar proceedings from time to time. It often organizes special lectures by eminent historians and archaeologists at regular intervals. The Department also offers a certificate course entitled Archaeology and Museology along with this a value added course in Museum and Heritage Studies is also available for the students. Students have been taken to field trips and excursions as well (archaeological sites like Belan Valley, Kaushambi, Shrigverpur, Hetapatti, Chitrakoot and places of academic and historical importance like UP State Archaeological Department, Manuscript library, UP Archives department and Allahabad museum). The main motto of these activities is to ignite the young minds in order to create sensitivity towards heritage protection. .

Faculty Profile

S.N. Name & Designation Qualification Specialization Research Area Contact Detailed Profile

Dr. Manoj Kumar Dubey

Assistant Professor

P. D. F.

Socio-economic History

Socio-economic History



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Dr. Ragini Rai

Assistant Professor


Socio-economic History

Ancient History




Krishna Singh

Assistant Professor

B. Ed

Epigraphy, Archaeology

Ancient History




Dr. Jamil Ahmed

Assistant Professor

D.Phil Archaeology Ancient History, Culture & Archaeology





Academic Activities

All the faculty members are adept at handling ICT in classrooms and often employ multimedia in the presentation of lectures in their classrooms. Besides the lecture method of teaching, they also conduct group discussions, projects, assignments, monthly tests and annual internal assesment in their teaching-learning activities. The department often organizes special lectures by senior subject experts for the benefit of students. Field trips and educational tours are also organized for both the undergraduate and post graduate students time to time. Remedial classes are also organized by the department on regular basis

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Best Practices :
The department takes care to undertake innovative activities in teaching and learning throughout the year for the overall development of our students. For this we have evolved some practices which contribute towards empowering our students with life skills for their future.
All the teachers of the department take ICT enabled classes.
The teachers also provide free books to the needy students.
The department has also constituted financial awards for the topper students of both U.G. and P.G. final year examination.
Specific Achievement
All the faculty member of the department are engaged in multifarious academic and administrative activities of the college.
Reputed Alumni
Amit Kumar
Jitendra Pandey, PCS
Hari Shankar Tiwari
Ravindra Sahu, PCS

Workshop / Seminar



Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Master of Arts (M.A.)


Certificate Course in Archaeology and Museology

Value Added Course in Museum & Heritage Studies .



Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)


Certificate Course in Archaeology and Museology

Value Added Course in Museum & Heritage Studies .


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