Course Intake

Department of Sociology

Programmes Offered

Programmes  Intake Duration
M.A. (Sociology)    38 Two Years (4 Semesters)
Ph.D. Sociology As per University Regulation Minimum Three/Four Years and maximum five/six years for full-time and part-time research respectively.



Ph.D. Programme:


  1. Indian Society
  2. Community Studies
  3. Religion and Gender
  4. Social Change and Development

Duration of Ph.D. Programme:

Full Time – 4 years

Part Time – 6 years

    Four Semester M.A. Programme (Choice Based Credit System)

    Subjects: M.A. (Sociology):

     I Semester

     III Semester

    SO 401- Development of Sociological Thoughts-I

    SO 402- Research Methodology

    SO 403- Sociology of Stratification and Mobility

    SO 404- Society in Karnataka

    SO 405- Sociology of Ageing

    SO 501- Invitation to Sociology (Choice Paper)

    SO 502- Contemporary Sociological theories

    SO 503- Sociology of Marginalized Groups

    SO 504- Sociology of Gender

    SO 505- Industrial Sociology

    II Semester

    IV Semester

    SO 451 - Development of Sociological Thoughts-II

    SO 452 - Social Statistics

    SO 453 - Sociology of Rural Life

    SO 454 - Sociology of Social Movements

    SO 455 - Indian Society

    SO 551- Post-modern Social Theories

    SO 552- Sociology of Development

    SO 553- Education and Society

    SO 554- Social Entrepreneurship

    SO 555- Sociology of Disaster and Social Crises