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The Department of Sociology was established in 1974 with an objective of conducting teaching and research on the issues related to the social phenomena. Our teaching and research programs have been conceptualized with an aim to develop systematic and comparative approaches to the analysis of social phenomena. The objective of the syllabus in Under-Graduate Program is to highlight the basic sociological concepts and sociological perspectives of the structure of Indian society. The Syllabus in Under-graduate includes Contemporary Indian Society, Criminology, Sociology of Tribal Society, Social Research Method and Foundation of Sociological Thoughts and Principle of Sociology. Apart from teaching courses in sociological theory and applied areas in Post-Graduate programme, the Centre emphasized on training students in social science methodology and the techniques of social research, both qualitative and quantitative. The applied courses taught at the MA level are designed to be India centric looking toward other societies and generalizing principles. The courses taught are Perspective for the Study of Indian Society, Rural Indian Sociology, Social Movement in India, Crime and Society in India, Industry and Society in India and so on. Research Project of University Grants Commission, New Delhi as well as the development projects of the Government of Chhattisgarh has completed by the Department of Sociology. Various UGC sponsored Seminar/Workshop have also been organized by the Department of Sociology.
The research work and publications undertaken by the department reflect its continued engagement with emerging societal issues at regional and national. The department has made efforts in evolving innovative courses and research programs to address some of these issues, but these efforts need to be strengthened further by augmenting academic resources of the department. Study and research in other areas listed below need further consolidation:
The system of evaluation lays equal emphasis on the sessional assignments and end-semester examinations. The Sessional assignments include seminars, tutorials, term papers, viva-voce and mid-semester tests. In the compulsory course, Techniques of Social Research offered at the MA level, the students are trained in fieldwork techniques. As part of the course requirements, students are also assigned a Research Project where they are expected to apply theories, concepts, tools and techniques learnt in the classroom to field situations.
Teaching and research programs of the department are organized around studies in theories and methods, on the one hand, and analysis of structures and processes of social systems on the other. The ordinance of our University provides considerable scope for innovation and flexibility with regard to teaching and mode of evaluation. Interdisciplinary orientation is reflected in structure as well as contents of the courses offered at both MA levels Courses at the MA level seek to combine theoretical and methodological concerns with the study of substantive issues related to the Indian society.
30 (Research Papers)
Dr. Meera Dewangan
10 (Research Papers)
Kalyan Post Graduate College was established in the year 1963. It is managed by the Chhattisgarh Kalyan society which is a registered body. The object of starting Kalyan Post Graduate College was to cater to the need of higher education for employees of Kalyan Steel Plant, whose promotion was held up for want of degree education...