SGGSWU Departments Department of Social Sciences

Social Sciences are concerned with subjective, objective, inter-subjective and structural aspects of the society. The Department of Social Sciences is committed to the advancement of knowledge that is socially and ethically relevant along with equipping the students for a wide range of careers especially in Academics, Civil Services, Armed forces, Banking, Social work and Journalism.
The study programs at the department lead to qualifications that are stimulating to individuals’ intellectual growth, and at the end of the day, will make our graduates marketable in their careers of choice, as well as making them responsible citizens.

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1 B.A. (Hons) Social Science

Seats: 200

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: 10+2 with at least 45% marks in aggregate from a recognized board/council



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1 Ms. NARINDER KAUR Assistant Professor & In-charge [email protected] Public Administration
2 Ms. Ramandeep Kaur Assistant Professor [email protected] Political Science, State Politics
3 Dr. Nav Shagan Deep Kaur Assistant Professor [email protected] Sociology
4 Dr. Navdeep Kaur Assistant Professor History
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1 Research Profile of the department

A. Sumit Kumar


1.  “Financial Consequences of Ill-health: Evidence from India. “ In press with a prestigious publication house.

1.  “Determinants Of Health Seeking Behaviour Of Households In Punjab” published in the Research Journal of Social Sciences Year 2009 Vol.17, No. 1, pp. 33-49. ISSN: 0251-348X
2.  “Patterns Of Morbidity In India: Temoral And Spatial Analysis” published in the Research Journal of Social Sciences Year  2010 Vol.18,  No. 1, pp. 18-34.
3.    “Understanding North-West Indian Economy” Book review published in  Research Journal of Social Sciences Year  2010 Vol.18,  No. 2, pp. 169-173.
4.  “Dimensions and Determinants of morbidity: Evidence from slums of Chandigarh” communicated to peer-reviewed International journal published by John-Wiley “Journal of International Development” ISSN no: 1099-1328.
5.  “Economic burden of ill-health in Punjab” accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journal “International Journal of Health Economics (IJHE)” with ISSN no: L2069 – 5748.

B. Dr. Gurbinder Kaur

1. "Sikh History: Western Perception (1780-1832)", Punjab Past and Present, Oct 2009, Vol XL, Part II, Serial No. 80, pp. 33-40, ISSN No. 978-81-302-0065-1.
2. " Spirit of Martiality and the Sikhs", Punjab History Conference, 41 st Session, March 14-16, 2009, pp 248-253, ISSN No. 81-302-0241-7, Publication Bureau, Punjabi University, Patiala.
3. " Role of Women in History during the Guru Period", Punjab History Conference, 42nd Session, March 19-21, 2012, ISSN No. 81-302-0241-7, Publication Burea, Punjabi university, Patiala.   

C. Ms. Ramandeep Kaur

1. Paper Presentation on ‘Role of Women in Peace making: An International Perspective.’ at International Conference on Women, Peace and Security on Oct 26-27,2012 at Women's  Study centre, Punjabi University, Patiala
2. Paper Presentation on ‘ Women and Environment: A Theoretical Perspective’ at  International Conference on Women and Development on Nov 22-23,2013 at Women's Study Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala
3. Paper Presentation on ‘Feminist Perspectives on Human Security’ at Conference on Promoting Excellence in Women and Development: The Way Forward for progress on Oct.30-31, 2014 at Women's Study Centre, Punjabi University.

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1 Well-equipped Smart Classrooms

The university has several ICT equipped classrooms. These are fitted with smartboards, digital visualizer, overhead projector, television and computer. These are used for classroom teaching as well as seminar purposes. They sometimes add value to cultural activities.Smart classrooms are used to enhance the quality of teaching and improve the experience of learning.

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1 Special Lectures
  • Special Lecture on “Concept of Morality in the teaching of Vivekananda” on 26th September, 2013 was organised. The lecture was delivered by Prof. S S Narang (Retd.) from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
  • Special Lecture on “Food security: Issue and options” on 6th September, 2013 was organised. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Gurmail Singh, Professor, Department of Economics, Panjab University.
  • Special Lecture on “Sikh Diaspora in Japan” on 13th August, 2014 was delivered by Dr. M. Azuma, Research Associate, School of Human Sciences Waseda University, Japan.
2 Activities of department in academic session 2017-18

1. Education Trip to Virsat-e-Khalsa (Anandpur Sahib)
2. A Plantation drive was conducted to pay tribute to Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his Martyrdom on 23rd 2018.

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1 B.A. Hons 2017-18 Social Science Sem I & II
2 B.A. Hons 2017-18 Social Science Sem III & IV
3 B.A. Hons 2017-18 Social Science Sem V & VI