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SCHOOL OF STUDIES IN ANCIENT INDIAN HISTORY, CULTURE AND ARCHAEOLOGY
Programme/s Offered:
  • M.A. in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology (AIHCA)
  • P.G. Diploma in Museology
  • M.B.A. Heritage Tourism Management
  • M.Phil. in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology (AIHCA)
  • Ph.D. in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology (AICHA)

M.A. Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology (Two years/Four Semesters)
Profile of the Course : The course is designed to impart a thorough knowledge of Ancient History and Archaeology of Indian subcontinent including the culture, institutions, antiquities, ideas and concepts through the ages from Pre-historic period down roughly to thirteenth century A.D. It prepares students to qualify for the related jobs in University/Colleges/Archaeological Survey of India and State Departments of Archaeology.
Eligibility : Graduation with 50% marks.
Seat Available : M.A. (AIHCA) = 15 NRI = 03
Mode of Selection : On the basis of merit in index based on the qualifying examination.
Faculty : Prof. R. P. Pandey,
Professor and Head
Cell : 09425112468, Ph. 0751-2442811
Email : rppandey01@rediffmail.com
Prof. R.A. Sharma Prof. A.K.Singh Prof S. K. Dwevedi Dr. Santidev Sisodia
Course Structure :
I – Semester II – Semester
History of India upto C.A.D. 650 Historiography, concept and methods
History of India from C 650 to 1206 A.D. Social & Economic systems and institutions
State in India Religions and Philosophical Ideas
Palaeography and Epigraphy Numismatics
III – Semester IV – Semester
Prehistoric India Proto-historic India
Principles and methods of field Archaeology Early Historical Archaeology
History of stupa and Rock cut Architecture Indian Temple Architecture
History of Indian Sculptures and Paintings Indian Art and Iconography (600–1200)


Post Graduate Diploma in Museology (One Year/Two Semesters)
Profile of the Course : The course is intended to prepare students for jobs in Archaeology Museums of State/Central Government and Museums of others bodies.
Eligibility : Graduation with 50% marks.
Seat Available : Open = 10 NRI = 03
Mode of Selection : On the basis of index based on the merit in qualifying examination.
Faculty : Prof. R. P. Pandey,
Professor and Head
(M) 09425112468, Ph.: 0751-2442811
Email : rppandey01@rediffmail.com
Course Structure :
I – Semester II – Semester
History and Philosophy of Museum Presentation, Interpretation and Communication
Collection and Documentation Conservation, Preservation, Care and Handling of Museum Materials
Museum Management Indian paintings Textiles and Decorative Arts
Indian Econography Tour Reports, Practical & Viva-voce


M.B.A. (Heritage Tourism Management) : (Two Years / Four Semesters)
Profile of the Course : : The Course is intended to prepare students for jobs in heritage tourism management.
Eligibility : Graduation with 50% marks.
Seat Available : Open = 30 NRI = 05
Mode of Selection : Merit in index of the entrance test followed by group discussion and interview.
Contact Person : Prof. R.A. Sharma,
Director
E-mail : sharmara@rediffmail.com
Course Structure :
I – Semester II – Semester
C-1 Exploring India through Historical Period C-1 Religion and Philosophy of India
C-2 Indian Society and Culture C-2 Understanding Culture, Traditions, Festivals and Fairs of India
C-3 Survey of India Museums and Art Galleries C-3 Travel Agency and Tour Operations
C-4 Conceptual Framework of Domestic and International Tourism C-4 Tourism Policy and Planning
C-5 Financial Management C-5 Computing and Information System in Tourism
C-6 Fundamentals of Computer C-6 Foreign Language-French
C-7 Communication Skills and Public Relation (Non credit paper but passing marks are compulsory)
III – Semester IV – Semester
C-1 Indian Dance and Music C-1 Understanding Indian Art & Architecture
C-2 Indian Handicrafts C-2 Conservation and Public Awareness of Heritage Resource
C-3 Pilgrimages of India C-3 Visitors and Destination Management
C-4 Heritage Tourism Planning & Mngt. C-4 Management of Human Resources
C-5 Foreign Language-French C-5 Managerial Process and Organization Behavior
C-6 Industrial Training and Viva-vice Tour Report & Presentation C-6 Study Tour Report and Viva-voce Field Study Tour Report & Report Presentation

Note: 45 days Industrial training after Second Semester and Fieldtrip in Second and Fourth Semester are Compulsory for the Students of this Programme.



M.Phil. in A.I.H.C.A.
Eligibility : M.A. in AIHCA / Allied subjects with 55% marks.
Seat Available : Open = 10 NRI = 02
Mode of Selection : On the basis of merit in test conducted by the university.
Contact Person : Prof. R.P.Pandey,
Prof.& Head
(M) 09425112468, Ph. 0751-2442811
Course Structure :
I – Semester
Paper – I Research Method and Sources
Paper – II Optional (any one optional course from the syllabus, that may be in operation during the particular session)
II – Semester
Paper – III Optional (any one optional course from the syllabus, excepting the above two above that may be in operation during a particular session ).
Dissertation
Fees for the Courses :
Course I Semester II Semester III Semester IV Semester
Open Seats -
M.A. Rs. 4335.00 Rs. 2425.00 Rs. 3295.00 Rs. 2425.00
PGD in Museology Rs. 4335.00 Rs. 2425.00
MBA (HTM) Rs.17035 Rs.12125 Rs.12915 Rs.12125
M.Phil. Rs. 11940.00 Rs. 9525.00