The Institute of Archaeology was established in the year 1985, by upgrading the School of Archaeology which was established in 1959. It imparts advanced training in multidisciplinary field of Conservation, Archaeology, Antiquarian law, Numismatics, Epigraphy, Museology, and PG Diploma in Archaeology etc. It conducts professional Workshops in the field of Structural Conservation and Chemical Preservation, Heritage and Environment Management, Epigraphy and Numismatics, Excavation and Exploration, Museology, and Administration and Accounts. It offers interaction in Archaeology and Applied Sciences and provides leadership in curriculum planning.

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How to Reach

1.6 km from Chandni Chowk Metro Station

2 Km from Old Delhi Railway Station

Why to join Institute of Archaeology

  • It provides advance training in multidisciplinary field along with all India study tour for exploration and experience.
  • It is a good choice to study archaeology in New Delhi, within its rich heritage.
  • It is academic wing of archaeological survey of India and offers project & research opportunities.