Masters in Sociology Masters in Sociology

School of Social Sciences

MA in Sociology aims to construct a strong intellect of students towards building a progressive and sustainable society. It stresses on the development of competence through the academic foundation, research outlook along with knowledge building through classical social thought and ideology. The students are trained in different and varied sub-disciplines of sociology like gender sensitization, health, rural sociology, and peace & conflict studies.

In accordance with NEP, the programme consists of various core courses targeting thorough and deep knowledge of the subject along with discipline-specific electives which covers a wide-ranging broad spectrum of various sub-branches like media, religion & society, and legal literacy.


  • Students are provided with an in-depth understanding of sociological concepts, perspectives and theories.
  • It enables students to instill learned competency in conducting rigorous research.
  • The programme enables students to develop a critical approach to question the current social situation and emerging global issues.
  • The curriculum is interdisciplinary in its design that helps in the overall growth of the student’s academic acumen.

Key Information


2 Years


Graduate in any stream with min. 50%

Selection Procedure

Merit + PI


As per University norms

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Sociological Theory
  • Indian Society
  • Social Stratification
  • Health and society
  • Sociological aspect of Contemporary India
  • Gender Sensitization
  • Environmental studies

  • Sociological theory and thinkers-part 2
  • Indian Sociological thinkers
  • Rural sociology
  • Research Methodology
  • Process of social change: Industralisation and Globalization
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Human Rights
  • Disaster management

  • Gender and Society
  • Social Anthropology
  • Sociology of Law
  • Internship at GO/NGO
  • Sociology Of Education
  • Social Policies in India
  • Legal literacy
  • Modern Office Management

  • Dissertation
  • Urban Sociology in India
  • Religion And Society
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Peace and conflict studies
  • Media and society