Department of History

The Department offers students the choice of specializing in Ancient, Medieval and Modern Indian History.

The Department’s current research interests include social, economic and cultural history, disciplinary history of archaeology, the interface between landscape archaeology and anthropology, medieval state and ecclesiastical institutions, the nationalist movement in India, peasant and tribal societies and movements, the process of sectarian and majoritarian identity formation, memory-history-community, oral and performative narratives and their relationships to constructions of particularistic pasts,  the interaction between institutions of governance and newer forms of knowledge, with particular reference to the development of humanistic disciplines and of archaeology and museumology.

It is possible that some or all the teaching with respect to this Department may take place in the North Campus. 

Prof. R.C. Thakran (Head)

Department of History,

Faculty of Social Science building,

University of Delhi,


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The Masters program in History covers major social, economic, political, ideological and cultural developments in world history with special emphasis on historical and historiographical developments in the field of Indian history from antiquity to the recent present. The Department offers students the choice of specializing in Ancient, Medieval and Modern Indian History.

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Applications are invited for the following position in the DST funded project under the guidance of Dr. Girdhar K. Pandey, Dept. of Plant Molecular Biology, UDSC, New Delhi. The duration of project is for three years and emoluments will be given as per Govt. of India rules. The position is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project.



Junior Research Fellow (JRF) (1 post)

(Salary Rs. 12,000/- + 30% HRA pm First two year and 3rd year 14,000/- + 30% HRA


  1. M.Sc in any field of biological science

  2. 3 years research experience


Application on plain paper with detailed bio-data of relevant certificates should reach at the above address within 20 days of appearance of this advertisement. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.


Principal Investigator

Lab no. 302, 2nd Floor

Department of Plant Molecular Biology

University of Delhi, South Campus

Benito Juarez road

Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi – 110021