Department of Asian Culture is a part of Faculty of Arts and was established in 1960. At present Asian history is taught in under graduate classes. Earliest faculty member member Dr. Syed Ali Shabbar Rizvi served and nurtured the department for twenty seven years. At present the department is headed by Dr. Seema Rana. She is specialized in various domain in Asian history. The department is continuously encouraging the students to examine the connection between historical events and human experiences in Asian regions. By studying the causes, contexts and chronologies of individual events the department provides an understanding of the nature of continuity and change in human experiences. it not only serves the students but also make them aware about the role of history for making the society. The department has a strong commitment to the professional development of its faculty through the scholarly publications and participation in various seminars, conferences and workshop and also encourage the faculty members to associate themselves with the professional associations of Asian history and develop good relation with its students.
To become excellent institution in the core field of Asian history, with global expertise in a variety of Asian research areas.
- Make students understand the past and present of India and Asian countries.
- From a historical perspective, it influences a critical understanding of India's society, economy, politics and culture.
- To stimulate the student's intellectual curiosity and willingness to explore in the field of Asian studies.
- Introducing various Indian and foreign traditions of Asian history writing.
To prepare students for successful professional careers as secondary teachers, college or university professors, journalists, lawyers, civil servants, and historians in government and private agencies by providing them with knowledge about the origins and development of peoples in the past, as well as developing their ability to conduct research, analyze evidence, and express defensible conclusions orally and in writing the Asian history