Faculty Profile

Mr. Mihir Kumar Jha

Senior Assistant Professor
Department of History
E-mail : mkjha@arsd.du.ac.in

Educational Qualification

Feb. 2023 onwards:

Pursuing Ph.D. on the topic The Hevajratantra: A Cultural Study from the Department of History, University of Delhi

December 2007:

ICHR Junior Research Fellowship awarded 

Oct. 2000:

UGC-JRF awarded


Department of History, University of Delhi: awarded M.Phil. on the topic  "The Idea of Kaliyuga in Early India: A Critical Reappraisal", under supervision of Prof. D.N. Jha, with highest marks (60.83%) in my batch


Ramjas College, University of Delhi: M.A. in History with specialization in      Ancient India, with 58.56% of marks


Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi: B.A. (Hons.) in History with 60% of marks


Science College (Bihar Intermediate Education Council, Patna), Patna: Intermediate in Science with 64.33% of marks


Netarhat Vidyalaya (Bihar School Examination Board, Patna): Matriculation with 82% of marks



Career Profile

Oct. 2008 onwards

Assistant Professor, ARSD College, University of Delhi

Aug.-Sept. 2008        

Guest lecturer, Hindu college, Delhi

September 2008

Guest Lecturer, Hansraj College, University of Delhi

December 2007

Guest Lecturer, Hansraj College, University of Delhi

Nov. 2007-April 2008   

Guest Lecturer, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi

Sept. 2007-Sept. 2008

Guest Lecturer, Daulat Ram College for Women, University of Delhi

Jan.-March 2006            

Guest lecturer, S.G.T.B. Khalsa College, University of Delhi

November 2000

Guest lecturer, Deshbandhu College (Morning), Kalkaji, University of Delhi

Areas of Specialization / Interest

Ancient Indian History

Subjects Taught


History of Ancient and Early Medieval India

Ethics and Values in Ancient Indian History

Culture in India (Ancient)

History of Modern East Asia

Environmental Issues in India



Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

I was Mentor of a University of Delhi funded minor research project(2014) entitled An adventure to the Unexplored Paradise: Cuisines and Traditional Dresses of Manipur

Conference Participation / Presentations

I have attended close to a dozen National and International Seminars over past five years 

Administrative Assignments

  • Major positions held in the past: Member of ARSD College's NAAC Steering, Core and ISR Committees,        Department Coordinator(2017-18)
  • Positions held currently: Member, Rajbhasha Karyanvayan Samiti; Member, NIRF Core Committee

Research Guidance

Mentored a group of ARSD students who in 2014 had visited Manipur and submitted a project report to the University of Delhi entitled An Adventure to the Unexplored Paradise: Cuisines and Traditional Dresses of Manipur

Other Activities

Delivered a talk at Shyam Lal College (Eve.), University of Delhi (2019) on Issues in History.