The Department of History Culture & Archaeology established in 1984 is running composite course in History. For academic enrichment, department organizes lectures of eminent Professors on regular basis. The syllabi cover varied aspects of world history, cultural history, political and socio-economic history, history of Indian national movement and environmental archeology. Due to paragon and pragmatic syllabus more than dozen students have qualified in NET, JRF, Civil Services Examinations and in Academics. Two national level seminars and four refresher courses have been organized in the department till now. The department is also running masters program in tourism administration (MTA) since 2005 under self-finance scheme.
Department has major thrust on quality research. Many research projects from U.G.C. and other agencies are being carried out. Reshabhdeva Jain Shodh Peeth established in 2001 & Sri Ram Shodh Peeth established in 2000, imbibed with research support facilities are casting great values to research work. Two research Journals “Rishabhadershna” and “Ramanushandhan” comprising research articles are being published by the department.
Kosal Museum displayed with significant artifacts is a prominent centre for research scholars and curious students. The museum is continued to be rich with artifacts found in exploration and excavation expedition in Ayodhya, Barabanki and Ambedkarnagar districts. The department proposes to undertake Buddhist studies, Gandhian studies and Neharuvian studies under the major project scheme of UGC.