About the Department

The university Department of Ancient Indian History, Archaeology and culture was founded in 1994 and was associated with the University Department of History, so every activities of this department was incorporated with the Department of History. On 1st July 2010, this department of was bifurcated from the Department of History and was shifted to a new building in the Nargauna Campus. In the short span of four and half years (from 01.07.2010 to 01.02.2015), this department had organized two extramural lectures, one two-days national seminar and one publication. The department is in preparation for another publication which would come in shape by the end of this year. The department organizes excursion and explorations tours for the students every year. Usually the chandradhari Museum, Darbhanga is used for this purpose and generally a weak long museum based classes are conducted here every year.

Former HoDs

  1. Ratneshwar Mishra
  2. S. P. Singh
  3. T. K. Jha
  4. S. Jha
  5. N. K. Singh
  6. Usha Kiran Jha
  7. S. N. Thakur
  8. C. B. Singh
  9. M.M.Mishra
  10. Dr. Ayodhya Nath Jha
  11. Dr. U.N.Tiwari -- Continue


Faculty Members

Sl. No. Name Designation Mobile E-mail id Photo
1. Dr. U.N.Tiwari Associate Professor & Head 9199923573 hodaih@lnmu.ac.in
2. Dr. Ayodhya Nath Jha Associate Professor 9430062356 anjha.shivangar@gmail.com
3. Dr. Pratibha Kiran Guest Faculty 8084707773 pratibha.kiran12@gmail.com


Achievements of Faculty

  1. SAMMAN PATR by ADHISHREE, Patna (Government of Bihar Reg. No.- 2213/08-09) to Dr. Ayodhya Nath Jha works upon Mithila Painting dated 15.11.2013.
  2. PRASHASTI PATR by Vaidehi Seva Manch, Kolkata, 2A/3 Ghosh Bagan Lane Lashipur Kolkata-700002 Regd. No.S/ 1L 34203 to Dr. Ayodhya Nath Jha for twenty five years of Kamarathua Seva.
  3. Jury member the first purata Hva Vigyanik Vijayakant Mishra Samman – 2018. Chetna Samiti patna 28 October 2018
  4. Member of selection Committee of Leaturer in different Affiliared college of L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga -2017.
  5. Chairperson of the Technical session – National seminar on “YUG yugin Mandranched” Organized by – Itihas sankalan samitee south Bihar and Dharm Jagran Samanvaya North= East Resion -21 April 2018 Mandar hill Banka, Bihar.
  6. Second “ Puratative Vinayak Vijaya Kant Mishra Samman” by chetana sammitee Patna 10-12 Nov. 2019
  7. Special Lecture of Excursion of Important Archacological site of Bihar. National seminar organized by Univ. Deptt. of Ancient Indian History and Archaeology, Patna University Patna. January 2020
  8. Jury Member of third “Puratattva Vaigyanik Vijayakant Mishra Samman” Chetana Samitee, Patna 17 November 2020


Student Statistics

Name of the Course Application received Selected Pass percentage
M.A in A.I.H.C Male Female Male Female
M.A 2009-11 29 14 15 78.5 86.6
2010-11 27 13 14 84.6 92.8
2011-13 52 31 21 74 94.4
M.A SEMESTER 2012-14 30 15 15 20.11 66.6
2013-15 39 23 16 43.4 62.5
2014-16 24 17 07 Result awaited
2015-17 24 15 04 -- --
2016-18 01 -- 01 -- --
2017-19 12 09 07 100% 100%
2018-20 15 09 05 100% 100%


Achievements of Students

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Research Scholars

Sl. No. Name Title of Work Supervisor
01 Shruti Kumari Bhartiya Samaj Mein Parivar Ki Awdharna Tatha Nari Ka Yogdan (Adikal Se 1200 AD Tak) Dr. Anil Sharma SBSS College, Begusarai
02 Bhupendra Kumar Prachin Bharat Mein Chhuachhut Ki Samasya Ka Samajik Sanrachana Par Prabhav (600 BC to 1100 AD tak) Ek Vishleshnatmak Adhyayan Dr. Arun Kumar Singh, M. L. S. M. College, Darbhanga
03 Praveen Kumar Sinha Esby Purva Chhathi Sadi Mein Hue Dharmik avam Darshnik Parivartan Ek Aetihasik Adhyayan. Dr. Arun Kumar Singh, M. L. S. M. College, Darbhanga
04 Anil Kumar Prachin Bhartiya Hindu Dharm Grantho Mein burnit Shiksha Padhati Ka Bartman Samay Mein Prasangikta. Dr. Ram Pramod Roy, S. M. R. C. K. College, Samastipur
05 Anil Kumar Prachin Bhartiya Etihas Mein Maurya Kalin Samajik Avam Dharmik Jeewan Ki Prasangikta: Ek Adhyayan. Dr. Arun Kumar Singh, M. L. S. M. College, Darbhanga
06 Rakesh Kumar Chathi Satavdi Purva Mein Jain Tatha Baudh Dharm Mein Nariyon Ka Yogdan: Ek Adhyayan. Dr. A. C. Verma, A. P. S. M. College, Barauni.
07 Dimpal Kumari Prachin Mithila Mein Jain Tatha Bhaudh Dhram Ka Abhyudaya: Ek Adhyayan Dr. A. C. Verma, A. P. S. M. College, Barauni.
08 Appu Kumar Samajik Vigyan (Etihas) Baudh Dharm Mein Bihar Ka Yogdan: Ek Adhyayan. Dr. A. C. Verma, A. P. S. M. College, Barauni.
09 Krishna Kumari Mithila Ki Prachin Lok Kala Ke Ayam. Dr. Ram Kumar Mishra, M. L. S. M. College, Darbhanga
10 Sanjit Kumar Thakur Prachin Mithila Ke Arthik Vikas Ke Bhivinna Ayam Avam Eski Prasangikta. Dr. Ram Kumar Mishra, M. L. S. M. College, Darbhanga
11 Ranjit Kumar Sahni Bihar Mein Prachin Brahman Mandir ka Vikas (300 AD Se 750 AD Tak) Dr. Phuleshwar Singh, G. D. College, Begusarai
12 Kiran Shrivastava Prachin Mithila Mein Bhaudh Dharm Ke Prasar Ke Vividh Ayam (Chhathi Satavdi Esha Purv Se Purv Madhya Kal tak). Dr. K. N. Jha, Marwari College, Darbhanga
13 Jay Nanda Kumar Eswar Mauryakalin Arth-Vyavastha Ke Swarup Ki Samiksha Dr. Phuleshwar Singh, G. D. College, Begusarai
14 Uma Kumari Samrajyavadi Gupta Abhilekhon Ka Aetihasik Adhyayan Dr. Phuleshwar Singh, G. D. College, Begusarai.
15 Arvind Jha Prachin Bihar Mein Bhautik Pragati Ke Bibhin Charan (1000 AD se 600 AD Tak) Dr. C. B. Singh, PG Department of AIHA & C, L. N. Mithila University, Darbhanga
16 Chandan Bharti Mithila Mein Prachalit Lok Visrwason Ka Adhyayan Dr. A. N. Jha, PG Department of AIHA & C, L. N. Mithila University, Darbhanga
18 Guriya Kumari Aetihasik Yug Mein Mithila Ke Lok devon Ka Vaishishthya. Dr. A. N. Jha, PG Department of AIHA & C, L. N. Mithila University, Darbhanga
19 Nikki Kumari Bhikshu Santideo Ki Kritiyoa Mein Mahayani Baudhon Ki Achar Parampara aur Bhartiya Sanskriti. Dr. K. K. Trivedi, Mithila Shodh Sansthan, Kabraghat, Darbhanga
20 Chandra Prabha Chhathi Satavdi BC Purv Bihar Tatha Bihar Mein Nagri Karan Dr. A. K. Jha, M. L. S. M. College, Darbhanga.
21 Md. Shamsar Alam Prachin Bharat Mein Das Patna: Punnarmulyankan (Parambhse Dusri Stabdi Tak) Prof. Phuleshwar Singh, D. B. K. N. College, Narhan, Samastipur
22 Meena Kumari Vidyapati Ke Sahitya Mein Actihasik Tathyanveshan Dr. A. N. Jha, PG Department of AIHA & C, L. N. Mithila University, Darbhanga
23 Richa Kumari Mithila Ki LOK-gathaon Mein Itihas Dr. A. N. Jha, PG Department of AIHA & C, L. N. Mithila University, Darbhanga
24 Subhash Kumar Prachin Granthon Mein Varnit Paryavaran Sanrakshan Par Vichar Dr. I. S. N. Singh, D. B. K. N. College, Narhan, Samastipur
25 Ram Awadhesh Kumar Yadav Mauryakalin Shashan Padhati Ki Upadeyta: Ek Adhyayan. Dr. I. S. N. Singh, D. B. K. N. College, Narhan, Samastipur




Student Progression

01 Ram Promod Rai 1998-2000 Assistant Prifessor S.M.R.C.K. College Samastipur
02 Bharti Kumari 2005-2007 Guest Faculty APSM College Barauni
03 Pratibha Kiran 2006-2008 Guest Faculty – PG AIHA & C LNMU
04 Sri Ram Pravesh Kumar 2006-2008 Leture+2 B.D.Y High School Pohaddi Ghanshyampur Darbhanga
05 Sh Md. Mumtaj Alam 2008-2010 Commandent in CRPF, Sri Nagar, Kasmir
06 Smt. Richa Kumari 2009-2011 Teacher, St- Xavier Academy, Begusarai
07 Sri. Narendra Kumar 2009-2011 Film Actor Mumbai
08 Sh. Md. Nasima 2009-2011 B.P.S.C Revenue Service, vaishali
09 Smt. Nikki Kumari 2009-2011 Teacher’s High School, Madhubani
10 Smt. Rachana Parasar 2010-2012 Commmunity Co- Ordinator, JIVIKA, Darbhanga
11 Sh. Sushil Kumar Jha 2010-2012 Area Co- Ordinator, JIVIKA, Sitamarhi
12 Sh. Ranjit Kumar 2010-2012 Teacher, Middle School Supaul
13 Sh. Md. Fahim 2010-2012 Teacher, Utakramit Madhya, vidyalay, Sadhawara Darbhanga
14 Smt. Sarita 2010-12 Child development Project officer, Purnea




Seminar/Conferences/Workshop Organized

  1. Excursion, Exploration and Study Tour
    In year 2014 Department organized a exploration tour, of Balirajgardh, Dist. Madhubani one of the biggest Archaeological site of Mithila
  2. 8 November 2014- Extramural Lecture of
    1. Prof. Ratneshwar Mishra, Rtd. Prof. and HOD, University Department of History, LNMU, Darbhanga
    2. Prof. Sureshwar Jha Rtd. Prof. Pol. Sc., C. M. College, Darbhanga
  3. National Seminar organized by the Department dated 16-17 Jan 2015, “Archaeology and Culture: Special Reference to Mithila”
    1. Inaugurated by Prof. Saket Kushwaha Hon`ble Vice-Chancellor, LNMU, Darbhanga.
    2. Presided by Dr. Madan Mohan Mishra HOD, University Department of AIHA & C.
    3. Guest of Honour
      1. Prof. Vidyeshwar Jha, University Department of Veda, K. S. D. S. U., Darbhanga.
      2. Dr. Phuleshwar Singh, Rtd. HOD, Department AIHA & C G. D. College BegusaraiKeynote Address by delivered by Dr. Umesh Chandra Dwivedi Rtd. Director, Museum and Archaeology Bihar, Patna.
    4. Vote of thanks by Dr. Ayodhya Nath Jha, Convenor National Seminar University Department of AIHA & C.
      Technical Session upon ‘Archaeology of Mithila’ 16 Jan 2015 Sectional President- Dr. Phuleshwar Singh Rtd. HOD, Deptt. of AIHA & C, G. D. College, Begusarai.
  4. National Seminar - भारतीय दर्शन को मिथिला का योगदान – 5th- 6th March 2021

Resource Persons-

  1. Ganga Nath Jha, University Department of Anthropology, Binoba Vabe University, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand
  2. Hitendra Anupam, University Department of History, B. V. University, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand
  3. Shiv Kumar Mishra, Bihar Research Society, Patna Museum, Patna
  4. Sunil Kumar Jha, Archaeological Survey of India, Patna Circle, patna
  5. Arun Kumar Prabhakar, Co-ordinator, INTACH, Patna chapter, Patna.

17 January 2015

Technical Session on ‘Culture of Mithila Sectional President – Prof. Sureshwar Jha Rtd. Prof. Pol. Sc. C. M. College, Darbhanga.

Resource Persons-

  1. Professor Vidyeshwar Jha, University Department of Veda, K. S. D. S. U, Darbhanga.
  2. Mahendra Narayan Ram, Associate Professor, Pusa Agriculture College, Pusa
  3. Nand Kishor Choudhary, KSDSU, Darbhanga
  4. Avanindra Kumar Jha, R. B. Jalan College, Darbhanga
  5. Vibhash Kumar, co-ordinator National Manuscript Conservation Programme, Patna

Validictory Session-

Presided by Prof. S. Mumtazuddin, Hon`ble Pro Vice-Chancellor, LNMU, Darbhanga
Guest of Honour- Dr. U. C. Dwivedi and Professor Sureshwar Jha.

Vote of Thanks-

Dr. Ayodhya Nath Jha, Convenor, National Seminar University Department of AIHA&C
Total beneficiaries-171.

Outcome-

Ideas upon the latest research upon Archaeology and Culture of Mithila archaeological excavation of new sites, Mithila painting, rock art, temples religion and philosophy of Mithila and different aspects of the culture of Mithila.

Five days National Workshop on “Preservative conservation of Manuscripts” with assistance of National Mission for Manuscripts, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, New Delhi on 20th March 2017 to 24th March 2017.



INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES

  • Library- 617 Books
  • Total number of class room- 01
  • Wash rooms-02


Supporting Staffs

Sl. No. Name Designation Mobile E-mail id Photo
1. Manju Akela LDC 9525111280
2. Surendra Paswan Peon 7631173796
3. Manoj Ram Sweeper 9798235210