The Teaching of Military Science was started at the University way back in the year 1969 at the U.G. level with the active effort of Prof. L.N. Lumba (Dept. of Political Science) , Dr. S.P. Dubey (Dept. of western History) and Dr. Shailendra Singh (Dept. of Economics) under the guidance of Vice-Chancellor of the University.
Teaching at the P.G. level was started under a self finance scheme in the year 2003 Commencement of P.G. Course and enhanced awareness of Security amongst the public open the door for an early establishment of a separate Department of Defence Studies confirmed by the State Govt. on 03 July 2006.
The Department got its much needed reputation reward when about 15 army officers of the ranks of Lt. Col. & Brigadiers joined the department in the session 2006-07 as P.G. & Research student. Presently about 02 army officers studying in Research courses.
The Founder teacher of the Department was DR. B.S. Sirohi and after DR. Sirohi, DR. S.N. Rai & DR. O.P. Shukla join the Department. Presently, Department headed by Prof. P.C. Mishra , Ex-Officio Head &Dean Faculty of Arts with sincere cooperation by Co-ordinator DR. O.P. Shukla.
The Faculty members have many credit as books, Research Publications & Research Project work. Department successfully Organized 02 National Seminars, 1 Workshop, 1 National Conference & 03 Special Lecture with UGC & Other Financial support. About 600 books exclusively of Defence Studies are available both in Hindi as well as English in the Department.
The Department tries to develop a strong Department Library, mini conference room, practical lab, project room & Teaching Staff room.