Faculty Of Archaeology, University Of Allahabad, Allahabad

Faculty Of Archaeology, University Of Allahabad, Allahabad
City Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
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    Allahabad University , is a premier Central University located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Its origins lie in the Muir Central College, named after Lt. Governor of North-Western Provinces, Sir William Muir in 1876, who suggested the idea of a Central University at Allahabad, which later evolved to the present UniversityThe foundation stone of the Muir Central College, was laid by Governor-General of India, Lord Northbrook on December 9, 1873. The College was named after Sir William Muir, Lt. Governor of United Province, who was instrumental in its foundation. The building was designed by William Emerson, who also designed Victoria Memorial in Kolkata and Crawford Market in Mumbai in a unique combination of Indo-Saracenic, Egyptian and Gothic styles

    It began as an affiliating and examining body for graduate and Post-graduate degrees with a classical orientation in different branches of learning and the responsibility for secondary education as well. However, by 1904, the University established its own teaching departments and instituted doctoral research programmes. The University Senate hall was opened by the lieutenant-governor, Sir John Hewett, in 1912. In 1921, with the promulgation of the 'Allahabad University Act of 1921', the Muir Central College merged with University, which was re-organised as a unitary teaching and residential University. Further, over the next few years its affiliated Colleges were transferred to Agra University and the task of conducting secondary-level examinations was relocated.

    The University has had considerable success in making regular ‘course corrections’ for keeping pace with up-to-date trends in teaching-learning, research, and academic/community extension activities. Two of its departments namely Ancient History, Culture & Archaeology and Psychology are recognised as UGC Centres of Advanced Study, and five more are (or have been) UGC Departments of Special Assistance. Several departments in the Faculty of Science are covered by the COSIST and FIST Programmes. Several major research projects awarded by national R & D agencies have been successfully completed, and several Departmental or Inter-Departmental Research Groups and individual faculty members are currently engaged in carrying out numerous other projects.

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    Faculty Of Archaeology, University Of Allahabad, Allahabad offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

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    Faculty Of Archaeology, University Of Allahabad, Allahabad offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in M.A. Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology

    Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree View Details
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