Course Intake

Department of Sociology

Programmes Offered

Programmes  Intake Duration
M.A. (Sociology)    36 + 10 special categories 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.


Updated Syllabus:



Eligibility for the programme

Candidates who have passed any three years Degree examination of Mangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto with Sociology as major/optional subject are eligible for the programme provided they have secured a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST/Category-1 candidates) marks in the subject.

Ph.D. Programme:


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

Duration of Ph.D. Programme:

Full Time – 4 years

Part Time – 6 years

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