Patna University, Patna

Department of Ancient Indian History and Archaeology


The Post-graduate Department of Ancient Indian History and Culture was started from the session 1949-50. Dr A. S. Altekar was its founder Head. Teaching of this subject in degree classes both Pass and Honours was also started in the same session and it was centralized in the Department from the session 1959-60.

Courses Offered

=> Master Of Arts (M.A.) Ancient Indian History and Archaeology


The department has Museums consisting of antiquities found in excavations conducted by our faculty and students. The department has a rich library with 15000 books and rare journals. It has requisite technical staff to train students in the field of Archaeology.


Phone Nos : 0612-2660337(O) / 9835143883 (M)
Email Id : [email protected]


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