The Department has focused on ‘Regional History & Heritage‘. To work out effective research models integrated multi-disciplinary approach in regional history writing is to be
pursued. The department has already taken steps in this direction by Organizing a National Seminar on the subject on 21st Feb., 2003. To carry further this approach various steps are being taken such as systematic exploration of the area,
problem oriented research projects are being pursued. To keep in tune with the changing scenario of history education applied aspect of the discipline is being given emphasis in form of vocational courses and promotion of tourism. Regular
routine research guidance to Ph.D. students is also provided by the faculty members. The Department has a team of specialized faculty members. The Department is located in a historical building in several surroundings close to the
University Headquarters. The Department provides hostel facilities.
The University Dept.of Ancient Indian History,Culture and Archaeology was open on Teacher’s Day, 5th September, 2002.The major focus of research activities of the Department include one major research project of the U.G.C and junior
Research fellowship of the Indian Council of Historical Research,and U.G.C is to highlight the importance of regional studies within the broader framework of National History.