Department of Sociology


Courses Offered : M.A,M.Phil,Ph D

Nature of Course : Semester Scheme

Duration : 4 Semesters (2 Years)

Intake : 30 + 10 (Payment)


Candidate should possess B.A degree with   Sociology as one of the optional subjects with 50% of marks in aggregate and also in  Sociology optional. (45% in case OBC and 40% for SC/ST and Cat-I candidates). Subject obtained from any recognized university.

Dr.Malleshappa Baligar
Designation  Associate Professor & Chairperson, Department of Sociology
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Telephone No (Office) 9880324325

Faculty Details

Name Qualification Specialization Designation Profile
Prof. Vijaya. B. Korishetti M.A., Ph.D.
Sociology of Health,
Sociology of Gender,
Perspective on Indian Society,
Sociology of Globalization
Dr. M. P. Baligar M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D
Rural Sociology,
Family Welfare and
Social Statistics
Contemporary Social Problems
Associate Professor & Chairperson

Excellence in teaching, learning,research and practice of sociology by exploring new vistas   of research with social sensitivity.

Integrate teaching and social commitment with cutting- edge research with a special concern for the excluded in the society.


  • Wi-Fi Connection
  • Internet Connection
  • Camera
  • Computers
  • Smart Board
  • LCD Projector

Career Opportunities: 

  •     Providing opportunities to the students apart from lecturing
  •     Familiarizing counseling skills
  •     Practice of sociology by encouraging developing social sensitivity
  •     Reducing gender inequality in employment
  •     Empowering rural girls and women


  • The department is undertaking research activities. The thrust area is applied research.
  • Nine Ph.D have been awarded, Six M.Phil’s have been awarded.  And 9 Ph.D students enrolled, M.Phil 2 students enrolled.
  • The department has taken two UGC major Projects from UGC in collaboration with women’s study department focusing on sociology of gender.
  • One State Government Project related to Sociology of development is completed.
  • The department organized a national seminar sponsored by UGC emphasizing on inter disciplinary approach.
  • Two minor research projects sponsored by UGC are under progress

Student achievements

  •  Mandakini.Walikar, IIIrd  semester student all India qualified  in cricket, and she got university blue 5 tiems, 3 times capton of cricket    tem, running state level 3 prize.
  •  Shweta Hallur Ist semester student Cricket Second Prize.



Dr.Malleshappa Baligar
Chairperson, Department of sociology.
Phone No: 9880324325
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