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The Department of Sociology was established in 1958 and since then it is imparting education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and offering research facilities.

Master Degree Programme (M.A.)
This is a 2-year programme. The courses offered in M.A. Sociology include:
1. Classical Sociological Thinkers
2. Methodology of Social Research
3. Perspectives on Indian Society
4. Rural Society in India
5. Political Sociology
6. Theoretical Perspectives in Sociology
7. Sociology of Change and Development
8. Criminology and Penology
9. Sociology of Kinship, Marriage and Family
10. Field Work Project Report (Only for Regular Students)
11. Viva Voce

Bachelor Degree Programme (B.A.)
This is a 3-year programme. The courses offered in B.A. Sociology include:
1. Introduction to Sociology
2. Society in India: Structure and Change
3. Foundations of Sociological Thought
4. Indian Society: Issues and Problems
5. Social Research Methods
6. Crime and Society

The notable achievements of this department include:
  • More than 50 books are published till date
  • More that 50 Ph.D degrees have been awarded till date
  • Currently, 17 students are working as research scholars in different fields of sociology including Family, Cottage Industries, Aging, Status of Women, Youth Culture, Family Planning, Discrimination of Scheduled Castes, Crime, Widow, etc.

  • Undertaken a Minor Research Project on "Parivarik Samyuktata Ki Pravrittiyan: Nagar evam Mahanagar ka tulanamulak Addhayan" sponsored by UGC

  • Besides teaching, the teachers of the department are also enganged in the following activities:

    • Field Investigators in Perform System Indicator
    • Observers in Traning & Orientation in Reproductive & Child Health
    • Observers in Refresher Training Programmes
    • Participated in State Nation Survey - January 2006
    • Participated and Presented papers in National Seminars (19) and Conferences (3)

    • Organised seminars on AIDS and Polio
    • Working as Counsellors with various academic programmes of IGNOU
    • Associated with Indian Sociological Society and Indian Sociological Association

  • Dr. Hallen is the Founder Editor of the Indian Journal of Social Research
  • Achieved PG Grant of UGC for the tenth Five-Year Plan
  • The Department has introduced a journal " U.P.Journal of Social Science Research"

# Name Designation Qualification  Specialisation        Phone / Mobile  
1. Dr. Alka Rani Reader & Head M.A ; Ph.D Family, Rural and Tribal Studies 91 9837512518
2. Dr. D.P.S. Tomar Sr. Lecturer Ph.D Scheduled Castes 91 9997285482
3. Shri Satyendra Singh Lecturer M.A., M.Phil Family 91 9410048279


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