The faculty members are associated with various research projects sponsored by some of the reputed organizations like ICHR. As a part of an academic endeavour, the faculty members have had the privilege of visiting some of the prestigious educational institutions both in India and abroad. They have visited countries like UK, Thailand, Srilanka, Canada, Singapore, Bangladesh, China and Myanmar. They have also been invited to some of the renowned Universities like Mandalay Buddhist University in Myanmar and Oxford University in United Kingdom. Department also has had the privilege of having many international scholars from Oxford University, Cambridge University, Columbia University and Birbeck University, London. The department signed an MOU with the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. In that regard Prof Sunanda Madduma Bandara, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya visited the department. The department is conducting trans-disciplinary research in the field of archaeological sciences
The students of the department actively participated in ‘Tree plantation’ programmes, blood donation camps and programmes related to ‘Swachch Bharat Abhiyan’ organized at the University level. The students are encouraged to participate in sports activities, yoga ‘shivars’, marathons (Run for Unity) and rallies organized to commemorate events of national/international importance and also the birth anniversaries of some of the renowned leaders.