• Establishment Year

    Old

    1960

    age > 50 years

  • Institute type

    University Campus

Available college facilities

  • Hostel

  • Classroom

  • Laboratory

  • Library

Faculty

The faculty of the department, backed by strong work ethics, is regularly engaged in delivering extension and/or guest lectures in various Universities, apart from government and other research organizations.

More about Department of Sociology, Panjab University

Department of Sociology is a part of Panjab University. It has the distinction of being one of the leading centers of teaching and research in the northwest region. The department also earned the honor of being the 'first' department from among the Social Science departments of Panjab University, Chandigarh to be selected by the UGC. The Department offers teaching and research programs for M.A., M. Phil. and Ph.D. levels.

Courses Offered at Department of Sociology, Panjab University

The Department offers Master of Philosophy in Sociology, Masters in Sociology and Doctor of Philosophy.

3 Courses

PG Courses (2)

Masters in Sociology
Affiliated to Panjab University
Accrediated by UGC
  • course delivery

    Full-Time
  • Duration

    24 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria

M.A. General Category: 45% , SC/ST: 35%

Course details

The Department offers Masters in Sociology course. It is a two years full time degree programme.

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Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Sociology
Affiliated to Panjab University
Accrediated by UGC
  • course delivery

    Full-Time
  • Duration

    12 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria

M.A. 55% and Entrance test of Panjab University

Course details

The Department offers Master of Philosophy in Sociology course. It is a one year full time degree programme.

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Fellowship / Doctoral (1)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Affiliated to Panjab University
Accrediated by UGC
  • course delivery

    Full-Time
  • Duration

    36 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
Master's with 55% and entrance test of Panjab University

Course details

The Department offers Doctor of Philosophy course. It is a three years full time research programme.

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Available College Facilities

The institute's infrastructure is well equipped with state-of-the-art architecture and facilities. It offers a number of amenities to its students for an enriched tenure at the institute.

Hostel
The department provide separate hostel facilities for boys and girls.
Classroom
All the classrooms of the department are well furnished with all modern facilities.
Laboratory
The Department has 17 Computers, 6 Printers, Fax Machine, Photocopier, LCD, Overhead Projector, Laptop etc. to facilitate research and active participation in Seminars/Conferences etc. by the faculty, research scholars and students. All faculty members have been provided with personal computers along with the Internet facility to enhance their work out put. M.A., M. Phil. and Ph.D. students working on their research assignments and dissertations/theses respectively also have access to computers with Internet facility in a separate computer lab designed for them.
Library
Department Library is an extension of the central library of the University. The Library has a rich collection of literature, both books and journals. At present it has a stock of approximately 4000 books, M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D theses, reprints and reports. In addition to these, the Department subscribes to 16 current national and international journals, which comprise of research journals and abstracting journals in areas such as Sociological Theory, Emerging Methods of Social Research, apart from various thrust areas being pursued in the Department under U.G.C. schemes granted from time to time.

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