Department of Sociology

About the Department:

The Department of Sociology at Mahapurush Srimanta Sankaradeva University is established in 2014 with a Masters Programme. Through meticulous teaching/training programmes and holistic education, the department is devoted towards creating competent and socially aware graduates. The course curriculum of the department at M.A. (CBCS), levels has been prepared keeping in view the manpower requirements in various industrial organizations and in various departments of both public and private sectors. Moreover, the academic programme is intended to provide a strong foundation of the students in the discipline of sociology by encouraging their engagements with contemporary concerns and issues of life. It is a scrupulous programme based on innovative pedagogical practices.

Activities and Information:

The Department of Sociology is a core of a number of academic and co-curricular activities.

Courses & Programmes

1. B.A. (Major)

Eligibility for Admission to B.A. (Major) Programmes: A student who passed the Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council, or any equivalent examination recognised as such by the University shall be eligible for admission to the First Semester of the Six Semester B.A. (Major) programme.

2. M.A. in Sociology

Eligibility for Admission : At least 45% marks in Major in Sociology or 45% marks in aggregate in B.A.

Duration of the Programme : 2 years (4-Semesters)

Intake Capacity : 40 Nos.

Method of Selection : Merit basis giving preference to the candidates having Major in in Sociology.

2. M.Phil.

Method of Selection : Written/Personal interview


Dr. Karabi Konch (M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.), Head (i/c), Assistant Professor »[View Profile]

Ms. Silpi Sikha Dowerah (M.A., Pursuing Ph.D.), Assistant Professor

Ms. Denim Deka, Assistant Professor

Mr. Kukil Gogoi, Assistant Professor

Ms. Sukanya Borkataki, Assistant Professor

Visiting Faculty:

Prof. Matiqul Hussain
Department of Sociology
Rajib Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Prof. Chandan Kr. Sharma
Department of Sociology
Tezpur University, Assam, India

Dr. Jyoti Prasad Saikia
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Dibrugarh University, Assam, India

Dr. Kedilezo Kikhi
Head & Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Tezpur University, Assam, India

Dr. Rabin Deka
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Tezpur University, Assam, India