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Institute of Rajasthan Studies
Year Founded : 1941
Accreditation : NAAC
Affiliation : Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University
Contact No : 0294 - 2429441, 2491104
Email : rajasthanstudies@jrnrvpu.org, info@jrnrvpu.org
Website : www.jrnrvu.org/rajasthanstudies/institute.htm
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Institute of Rajasthan Studies, Udaipur was established in 1941, for the Restoration and Rejuvenation of cultural heritage of Rajasthan.During VIIIth Plan, under the non plan grant allocation, a small money was sanctioned to establish an archival cell in the Institute. As a result of continuous efforts of researchers the institute has excellent collection of archaeological material ranging from stone Age to Iron Age, more than 7000 manuscripts, historical documents, coins, paintings, icons and various kind of antiquities which provides firsthand information of history, technology, art, literature, society, religion economy etc. Scores of important of manuscripts have golden decoration.

A large number of illustrious scholars were associated with this institute directly or indirectly, particularly in the early stage of development. To name a few are : Dr. Suniti Kumar Chaturjya, Mahapandit Rahul Sanskrityayan, Dr. Bhagwat Saran Upadhyay, Kavi Rao Mohan Singh, Sri Nathulal Vyas, Dr. Moti lal Menaria, Dr. Purushottam Lal Menaria, Maharaj Kumar Dr. Raghuver Singh, Prof. H.D. Sankalia, Dr. K.D. Bajpai, Sri Shaubhagya Singh Shekhawat, Dr. Bholashanker Vyas and Prof. V. N. Mishra.

The year 1987 was a major turning point in the history of the Institute when it became a constituent unit of Rajasthan Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, Udaipur. As a result of this, institute was recognized by various national and international Institutions for joint research ventures Pennsylvenai Unversity, International Research institute, Kyoto, Japan; Cambridge University; Deccan College, Archaeological Survey of India, University of New Hamphire and Lehman College, NY, USA.

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Diploma in Indian Archaeology
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Category : Archaelogy
Degree : Diploma
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Diploma

Diploma (Archaeology) - Stands for Diploma in Archaeology. This is a 1 year course. Eligibility for this is intermediate (10+2).The students in this course study the past human life and culture by recovering and examining remaining material evidence, such as tools, graves, buildings and pottery.

Certificate in French Language Course
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Category : Other Certificate Courses
Degree : Certificate
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Certification

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Diploma in Bhartiya Jyotish
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Category : Other Diploma
Degree : Diploma
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Diploma

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Master of Arts in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology
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Category : Archaeology
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Archaeology is a study that deals with the knowledge about ancient monuments, historical structure and past civilization. Master of Arts in Archaeology is a postgraduate degree which is suitable for those who have completed their graduation/bachelor's degree in any of the following fields History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Sociology, and Geology. If a candidate is interested to pursue a course in archaeology then he has to join in the best institutes in India. Career Prospects: - This profession surely gives a golden opportunity for those who love to reveal the past. After successful completion of post graduate degree in archeology, one can get the job as Epigraphists, Numismatists. The former one is the study of inscriptions found on ancient monuments and temples etc; while the latter is the study of old tokens, coins or various other objects which are used in the earlier times. One can work as tourist guide, interpreters and heritage administrator. One can undertake the teaching line after clearing NET (National Eligibility Test). Skills Required to become a Archaeology: - In this field patience is must. One should have perceptive and questioning mind other than deep observation and logical thinking. In this field essential demands are creativity and accuracy. One should be ready undertake physical stress and strain as one might have to work outdoors continuously for hours and even at times in uncomfortable conditions. Some best places were students can pursue the course: - Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management (D.I.H.R.M.), New Delhi University of Madras, Chennai Osmania University, Hyderabad University of Pune, Pune Nagpur University, Nagpur University of Calcutta, Calcutta

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Name : Institute of Rajasthan Studies
Location : Pratap nagar
City : Udaipur
State : Rajasthan
Country : India
Contact No : 0294 - 2429441, 2491104
Contact Email : rajasthanstudies@jrnrvpu.org, info@jrnrvpu.org
Website : www.jrnrvu.org/rajasthanstudies/institute.htm