Department of Anthropology

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About the Department

The Department of Anthropology was established in the year 1999. The Department provides facilities for intensive training and research in the areas of Socio-Cultural Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, Medical Anthropology and Visual Anthropology.
The Department aims to train candidates who are oriented towards advanced research and training related to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Rural Studies and Urban Populations Ethnographic field work is part of the curriculum.

Vision and Message of Head of Department

Dr. Jesurathnam Devarapalli

  • Associate Professor
Office Contact Details



2018 - Jesurathnam Devarapalli
Associate Professor
Valerie Dkhar
Assistant Professor
ajeet jaiswal
Assistant Professor
Rajesh Profile Pic - Dr. Rajesh Gururaj Kundargi
Assistant Professor

Officers & Staffs

* Rich collection of books, Journals and reports in the Library. * Computer facilities with free internet access for the students and scholars. * Laboratory for Physical Anthropology.
Major research projects were received from University Grants Commission, Indian Council of Medical Research, etc.
Students of the Department find placement in Anthropological Survey of India, Social and Tribal Welfare departments and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO).
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