Place of the
The Department of Anthropology is the only
post-graduate department of its kind in the entire State of Maharashtra as
well as the whole of the Western India.
Goal of the Department
We strive to conduct teaching, research and
extension with the view that Anthropology as a discipline is “most
scientific of the Social Sciences and most humanistic among the sciences”.
With its holistic and interdisciplinary perspective we study conditions of
human existence and human endeavors and aim at serving society
The department has maintained an equal emphasis on Biological Anthropology
as well as on Cultural Anthropology. It was first in India to introduce
courses on Urban Anthropology, Medical Anthropology and Social Science
Research Methods Practical.
The curriculum offers courses in four modules at the M.A. /M.Sc. out of
which, two are applied modules i.e. Development Anthropology and Medical
Anthropology and two other modules are Biological Anthropology and Culture