Patna University, Patna

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Department of Sociology

Department of Sociology

The Post-graduate Department of Sociology, Patna University, was started in the year 1950 by Prof. V. K. N. Menon as the Chairman, in order to promote higher studies in the subject. The study of Sociology in a developing society has its own importance.

The sociologists have a significant role to play in a society that wishes to bring about “planned change”. This is the oldest department of Sociology in the entire North East Region. Its objectives are as follows-

=> To impart theoretical and methodological knowledge in the various branches of Sociology at M.A. and Ph.D. levels.
=> To impart specialized training in field research.

Courses Offered

=> Master Of Arts (M.A.) Sociology
=> Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D)
=> Master in Social Work (MSW)


The department has a library consisting of more than 6000 books, computers, copier machine, public address system, Fax etc.


Phone Nos : 0612-2660405 (O) / 8986215925 (M)
Email Id : [email protected]


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