Coordinator: Dr. Jaffar Ali Khan
Faculty Members: Dr.
Ms. Kanika Sharan
Programme offered: Master in Science (M.Sc.) in Anthropology
Duration : Two years
Intake capacity : 30 seats
Eligibility : Any graduate degree
The Department of Anthropology offers a wide range of approaches to the topics and area studies within the field, including evolution, human variation, archaeology, ecology, growth and nutrition, human genetics, health disease, environmental anthropology, linguistics, medical anthropology, forensic anthropology, political economy, anthropology of food, visual anthropology, tribal study and socio-cultural anthropology
The department provides students with excellent training in theory and methods to enable them to pursue post-graduate study in any of the above mentioned subfields of Anthropology. Department is dedicated at educating student’s exposure to latest development in the field of anthropology. The department is aimed to focus in providing students with comprehensive trans-disciplinary training in the various aspects of human beings.
The department is dedicated to conducting research in various sub-fields of anthropology such as palaeoanthropology, growth and nutrition, forensic anthropology, palaeoanthropology, molecular anthropology, archaeology, ethnography and visual anthropology.
Anthropology is the study of humans, encompassing their biological evolution, cultural development, linguistic diversity, and social structures. This field seeks to understand the various aspects of human existence, past and present, and often involves a holistic approach that integrates insights from different disciplines. Studying anthropology can provide individuals with a rich and multifaceted understanding of human evolution, human societies, cultures, languages, human genetics, heath diseases, and the complexities of our species