BA (Research) In Sociology, Ph.D in Sociology, Fees, Placements, Programs, Ranking, Admissions Process
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About the Department

The Department of Sociology is committed to fostering critical awareness and a nuanced understanding of contemporary society. We encourage our students to think deeply about what it means to inhabit the world with others, and how these relations affect our selves. At the same time, we understand that our individual and collective modes of inhabitance are constantly changing along with broader historical, social and cultural shifts. As we live through these shifts, we react to them based on our common sense. However, a training in the sociological imagination gives us an understanding of the inter-connectedness of the different facets of life and living.

At the department, our focus is on the contemporary in conversation with established new and classical theoretical and pedagogical traditions. By emphasizing a critical empiricism that is central to the fieldwork, archival, and ethnographic tradition of sociology and social anthropology, the... read more

Recent News & Activities

19 Apr 2022
Anirban Bhattacharyya, PhD scholar with the department of Sociology was awarded Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship 2022-2023... read more
29 Mar 2022
Danilyn Rutherford, the President of the Wenner-Gren Foundation, along with her colleagues Donna Auston and Kathryn Derfler, conducted an... read more
09 Mar 2022
The Department of Sociology, Shiv Nadar University, invites you to the first webinar in a series titled 'Emerging Critiques from the... read more
Student Spotlight
U.G. students pursuing sociology share their experience