Have you ever yearned for a one-on-one interaction tailored specially for you on your timetable? Do you want to study without getting admitted to a university system because of time constraints? 

Interested in Enrolling?

DURATION: 3 MONTHS | BATCH: December 2021

Our specially curated courses are designed according to your interests where you grow as an individual in the field of your choosing. The theme may cover a variety of topics where the applicant will dive deep and come out enlightened. We start from clarifying basics and progress to complex themes in the subject.

The classes will be bi-weekly, two hours each (a total of 4 hours of instruction) for a period of three months. The instructor adapts to any need for change of schedule if notice for change is given at a reasonable time.

Virtual Course using Zoom

Passion for learning, dedication, and the will to complete light course work. Recommended for anyone who wishes to engage more personally with a subject. The courses are curated after learning about you, your background and interest in the subject of choice.  The first meeting is free of charge where the instructor counsels the applicant to understand topics that interest you. The instructor will then curate a tailored made course syllabus with assignments, interactive sessions along with instruction.

Recommended For:

Recommended for archaeologists, anthropologists, historians and just about anyone.

Your instructor Dr. Sonali Gupta, Ph.D. is qualified for teaching a variety of topics ranging from Indian history, Himalayan studies, Egyptian history and religion, Greek and Roman art and religion and Heritage Law.

Examples of curated courses already taught are:

  • Himalayan Studies
  • Sources of Indian History
  • Customs and Rituals
  • Egyptian Religion
  • Sacred Hindu texts
  • Death and its dimensions
  • Tantra

Sonali Gupta LL.B., Ph.D. (UCLA) specializes in Archaeology and has worked for nearly a decade in Egypt, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia. She is an anthropological archaeologist and has led the first international field school in India under her project “Myth and Reality in the Himalayas.” She has taught at UCLA, the National Museum, New Delhi, and her Institute of which she is the Founding Director, the Himalayan Institute of Cultural & Heritage Studies, situated in Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh. Her core area of research is cultural transmission of both tangible and intangible cultural heritage. She has various projects in collaboration with Flinders University, Institute of Field Research, University of Delhi and, the Archaeological Survey of India

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Is it a certificate course ?

Yes, you will get an e-certificate on completion of the course (during that month)

Will I be able to get a recording ?

We can conduct classes in your time zone.

Is this course good for me ? I am a beginner.

Yes, this course is tailored for everyone.

What are the general timings of the course ? Can we get recordings if enrolling from another time zone?

The timings are usually in the evening, Indian Standard Time, if you are in another time zone, we can record the sessions for you.

How do I pay ? Form of payment ?

You click on the "Enroll Now" button and transfer through Razor pay to the HICHS Foundation

Are you going to offer this course again?

Please keep checking the website. We may repeat it in due course.

Is this an online course ?

Yes, this is a virtual course with active engagement with students.
For the Middle Himalaya course, students get assignments and are graded as well.

In case of a technical glitch, will the lesson be rescheduled ?

Yes, the lesson will be rescheduled


Courses will be taken in IST for the comfort of the Indian students


Courses will be taken in GMT for the comfort of the Foreign students. Extra sessions will also be given.