The department of Jyotirvigyan has been newly established in the Lucknow University, from the academic session of 2001-2002, on the basis of recommendations of University Grants Commission. This graceful & pious department was inaugurated by the then HON’BLE GOVERNOR of UTTAR-PRADESH, SHRI-VISHNU KANT SHASTRI on 18th Oct 2001. The then Dean, Faculty of Arts, Prof. Surendra Singh was Acting as Head of Jyotirvigyan Department and Prof. Brijesh Kumar Shukla, Sanskrit Department was appointed as Convener of this newly created department. Contribution of the then Dean, Faculty of Arts Prof. Surendra Singh and then Head of the Sanskrit Department, Prof. Ashok Kumar Kalia, will always be remembered for the development of this department. Since its inception, this department is running successfully, with the help of Subject-Expert faculties.