SGGSWU Departments Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology was established in 2015. Sociology is one of fastest growing disciplines in institutions of higher learning all over the world. Sociology has emerged as a trans-disciplinary subject with deep linkages with philosophy, psychology, history, political science and literature. Given the complex nature of society today, researchers from sociology stream can not only help in understanding society in all its complexity but also help in laying foundations of a better society by focusing upon the changes needed in the current social structure and the problems therein.
Students of Sociology can find jobs in industry, teaching and they can pursue advanced research in different fields. Sociology being a favoured optional subject for Indian Civil Services offers ample scope for Civil Services aspirants. The Department offers Masters (MA) in Sociology.

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1 Ph.D.

Seats: To be notified before the entrance test.
Duration: Minimum 3 years
Eligibility: As per UGC norms

2 M.A.

Seats: 30

Duration: 2 Years

Elligibity: Bachelor’s Degree with atleast 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized University

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1 Dr. Nav Shagan Deep Kaur Assistant Professor Military Sociology, Methodology of Social Research
2 Ms. Suman Arya Assistant Professor Sociological Theories, Rural Sociology
3 Mr. Ravinder Singh Assistant Professor Higher Education, Caste Studies, Sociological Theories
4 Mrs. Malvika Bishnoi Assistant Professor vashisht.malvika@gmail.com Sociology of Healthcare, Urban Sociology
5 Ms. Navdeep Kaur Assistant Professor Occupational Changes, Tribal Studies
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1 Ph.D. Students

Currently two students are enrolled in the department for Ph.D.

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1 Activities of department in academic session 2017-18

1. One-day Seminar on the topic of Social Media and the Crisis in Social Relatioship
2. Educational Trip: SOS Village at Rajpura

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1 M.A. 2017-18 Sociology