Archeology is the study of ancient cultures through examination of their buildings, tools and other objects. Their tasks involves surveying, excavation and analysis of data collected to learn more about the past human life.

Career Options

  • - Archivist - Cartographer - Higher education lecturer - Records manager - Social researcher - Tourism officer

Educational Qualifications

  • - Bachelor's degree - Master's degree

Personal Skills

  • - Abundant Knowledge of History - An Avid Reading Habits - Excellent Penmanship - Analytical and Focused Mind

Courses to be pursued

  • - Bachelor’s degree in history - Bachelor’s degree in sociology - Bachelor’s degree in anthropology - Bachelor’s degree in Indian History

Top Colleges

  • Rani DurgavatiVishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur Address:SaraswatiVihar, Pachpedi, Jabalpur (M.P.) Phone No: (0761) 2601452 Website:
  • Alpha Jr. College of Science & Commerce Address:ShahajiRaje Municipal School Building, ShahajiRajeMarg, Vile Parle (E), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400057 Phone: 02232974900 Website:

Working Conditions

Archaeologist may work indoors. They analyze artifacts and conduct research while working indoors. Archaeologist may work outdoors and can undertake field work. The conditions can be harsh at various sites.

Top Companies

  • Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Address: Office of the Director General 24 Tilak Marg, New Delhi- 110001 Phone: 01123075357 Website:
  • Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) Address: 35 Ferozeshah Road,New Delhi 110 001 Phone: +911123382321 Website:

Successful Persons

N.P. Chakravarti

N.P. Chakravarti succeeded Wheeler in April 1948. His period saw the organization of a large-scale exhibition at New Delhi in 1948 on the Indian art objects. These objects were originally exhibited in London in 1947 and later on its return to India formed the nucleus of the National Museum which was opened on 15th August 1949.

D. P. Agrawal

Dharma Pal Agrawal who is a historian of Indian Science and Technology, he is also an Archaelogist and an Author. He also published his work on Indian archaelogy, metallurgy, the history of science and palaeoclimate.

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