Periyar University, Salem

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Department of Sociology

Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology has been established in October, 2008 at Periyar University to carve out social equilibrium through its three dimensional phenomena as

Courses Offered :

=> M.A. Sociology
=> M.Phil. Sociology
=> Ph.D. Sociology
=> Certificate Course in NGO Management for Social Development (One Year)

Activities :

Village Adoption Programme :
The Department of Sociology has adopted the village Sangeethapatti, in Omular Taluk, Salem. Through this adoption programme the department keen on monitoring the social activities taking places in the village. And our department provides necessary awareness programme for their improvement in health, education, self employment, banking, environmental care etc. Every fortnight our students visit the village for knowing the social problems exists in it, this helps the student to do their social research as qualitative and quantitative, and it helps them to interpreting the data effectively.

Weekly Seminar :
The department of sociology conducts weekly seminary on every Tuesday. The students, teachers and other experts in various social related activities are participating and discuss about the contemporary social issues to obtain through knowledge on the issue.

Awareness Programme :
Rural Employment, Health Camps and motivating the school children are the main activities of the awareness programmes.

Parents Teacher Association :
Every six month the teachers and parents meeting are held in the department. In this meeting the parents ask to disclose the needs and problems they encounter by their children for pursuing their education.

Celebration of Special day’s :
Our department celebrates the special days like human rights day, world elderly day, young child scientist day, etc.

Inviting Speakers Professor/ Exports :
Many renounced professors, scholars, and experts are invited to deliver the lecture.

Community Policing :
Our head of the department regularly participate in the community policing.

Department of sociology
Periyar University
Periyar Palkalai Nagar
Salem – 636011
Tamil Nadu

Contact No : 0427-2345766 (Ext.No:229 , 230)


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