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Sociology

Highlights of the Department

Department of Sociology was established in the year 1987. The Department offers Undergraduate Programme.
• The Department consists of highly qualified and experienced faculty. It also has rich Departmental Library.
• It is a Parent Department of Master’s in social work (MSW) programme since 2020.
• The faculty members of the department are constantly engaged in Research Work through paper presentations, papers & articles publications
and supervising students with CPE projects and Dissertations.
• The Department seeks to develop in students the sociological knowledge and skills that will enable them to think critically and imaginatively about society and social issues.
• The faculty members help their students to prepare themselves for careers in teaching, delivery and administration of social and health services, urban and environmental studies, Law and Government services.
• Department conducts various Cultural and Academic related activities like Debates, Extempore, Quiz, Poster making and essay writing with the aim to
provide exposure to the students and help them develop their overall personality. Apart from this, students are encouraged to participate in programs at college, university & national level.
• Guest lectures, webinars, exchanges programs, value judgement classes and interactive sessions on relevant themes are also organized.
• Constant guidance & counselling is provided to the students by the teachers through process of Mentoring.
• Parent-Teacher Meet is also conducted by the department to discuss and assess the progress of the students with the parents.
Student Profile
• Department has approximately 250 students in core course currently.
• Most of our students are toppers and university rank holders and have cleared competitive examinations like UGC NET-JRF, GATE.
• Many of are students are working as professors in universities, teacher in government or private schools, officers in banks, working with law firms &
NGO’s and qualified civil services examinations.
ALUMNI
• Devopriya Dutta, Environmentalist & UN Youth Coordinator at Tarumitra
• Mrinal Manjari, Assistant Professor (Bpsc) at J. D. Women’s College, Patliputra University.
• Naina Jha, Creative Director at Instinct, Social Worker.
• Soumya Saloni, works with National University of Educational Planning and Administration.
• Anubha Sinha, Legal Analyst.

Activities

Department of Sociology organised a “Rakhi Display Competition” on the topic “Knot of Protection”. The theme of the program was to showcase the essence of Rakhi and also depicting their idea of Protection.
Date: 19th August 2021
Time: 4:00 PM
Platform: Zoom

Department of Sociology conducted a Personality Development class on the topic “Believes in yourself ”
A short story about the success of a person.The story depicted that through hard work and belief in yourself that can change your life. Through the story students were motivated that success is not dependent on how much money you have success is about believing in yourself, just believe in yourself survive when other people give up and just wait for that one miracle, it is sure to achieve success

The class was Facilitated by Ms. Tahera Khatoon with semester IInd on 13th August 2021 at 2 pm through PWCLINK

Department of Sociology organised an Online Quiz Competition on “World Malala Day” with semester II on 12th July 2021 at 12:30 pm through LMS Portal.

Malala Day is commemorated on 12th July on the Birthday of Malala Yousafzai. An inspirational video on Malala’s life was shown to students, and later the quiz was open for all. The performance and participation of the students was enthusiastic and highly appreciatable. At the end, the Head of Department congratulated the students for their active participation.

Winners of Quiz
1. Jecinth Soreng
2. Shumaila Kaukab
3. Aisha Raza

Department of Sociology conducted a Value Judgement Class on the topic “Clarity of Thoughts”. A short story was shown to students. It was followed by an interactive session on the importance of compassion, empathy, enhancing the listening skills, understanding others point of view and how these qualities leads to clarity of thoughts in life. The class was facilitated by Ms. Samiksha Sinha, on 2nd July 2021, at 3 pm through LMS Portal.

Department of Sociology conducted an online Board of Studies Meeting with 6 Faculty Members and 4 BoS Members on 24th June 2021 through Zoom platform.

Department of Sociology conducted a value judgement class on the topic Win the battles of Difficulties, infusing enthusiasm and spreading hope among students. A video was played and class was conducted by Sister M. Jincy A.C. with the students of sociology semester II on 29th June 2021 at 9:15 am through lms portal.

Department of Sociology organised an Eco-friendly Activity named “DO IT YOUR WAY” the students of both 2nd and 5th semester on the Occasion of World Environment Day on 5th June 21.
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Department of Sociology Organised a freshers Day Programme for the new batch of 1st year on 12th Feb 2021 in MTH.

The theme of the freshers Programme was “Women Emancipation “.
The Guest of the Programme were the member of Cultural Committee Dr. Celine Crasta A.C. Head, dept of History and Ms. Samiksha Sinha, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology.

Department of Sociology conducted a Personality Development class on the topic “Faith in God”.
A short story was shown to students, the story mainly focused on the importance of faith and compassion in life. Through the story students were motivated to always walk on the path of truth and compassion which may lead you to become a messenger of God to anyone in life. In today’s Era seeking human kindness is a rare sight, students were encouraged to give more importance to humanity to make a compassionate world for all in future.

The class was Facilitated by Dr. Chandni Sinha, with semester V on 31st July 2021 through LMS Portal.

Department of Sociology organised an Online Quiz Competition on “World Malala Day” with semester II on 12th July 2021 at 12:30 pm through LMS Portal.

Malala Day is commemorated on 12th July on the Birthday of Malala Yousafzai. An inspirational video on Malala’s life was shown to students, and later the quiz was open for all. The performance and participation of the students was enthusiastic and highly appreciatable. At the end, the Head of Department congratulated the students for their active participation.

Winners of Quiz
1. Jecinth Soreng
2. Shumaila Kaukab
3. Aisha Raza

Department of Sociology conducted a Value Judgement Class on the topic “Clarity of Thoughts”. A short story was shown to students. It was followed by an interactive session on the importance of compassion, empathy, enhancing the listening skills, understanding others point of view and how these qualities leads to clarity of thoughts in life. The class was facilitated by Ms. Samiksha Sinha, on 2nd July 2021, at 3 pm through LMS Portal.

Department of Sociology conducted an online Board of Studies Meeting with 6 Faculty Members and 4 BoS Members on 24th June 2021 through Zoom platform.

Department of Sociology conducted a value judgement class on the topic Win the battles of Difficulties, infusing enthusiasm and spreading hope among students. A video was played and class was conducted by Sister M. Jincy A.C. with the students of sociology semester II on 29th June 2021 at 9:15 am through lms portal.

Department of Sociology organised an Eco-friendly Activity named “DO IT YOUR WAY” the students of both 2nd and 5th semester on the Occasion of World Environment Day on 5th June 21.
To See the Videos Click Here

Department of Sociology Organised a freshers Day Programme for the new batch of 1st year on 12th Feb 2021 in MTH.

The theme of the freshers Programme was “Women Emancipation “.
The Guest of the Programme were the member of Cultural Committee Dr. Celine Crasta A.C. Head, dept of History and Ms. Samiksha Sinha, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology.

Department of Sociology organised a Guest Lecture on Research Methodology and Dissertation with students Semester VI of Department of sociology on 6th February 2021, Venue: MTH Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 Pm
The Resource Person was Dr. V.K.Lal
Retd. Professor, PG Department of Sociology, Patna University, Patna..

All the Faculty members and Research Scholars are cordially invited for Two-Day National Webinar on 19th-20th October 2020 organised by Department of Sociology in collaboration with IQAC,Patna Women’s College (Autonomous).

komal Kumari, 5th semester student of department of sociology, stood 2nd position, in online quiz competition on “world nature conservation day” organized by Policy Centre and Gender lab , Miranda House.

Department Sociology organised an OPEN MIC – Poetry and Story telling with students of 3rd and 5th Semester. Topic- Bhartiya Swatantrata Andolan. Time: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Open Mic Poetry & Story Telling

Students of 3rd and 5tg semester of Department of sociology actively participated in Rakhi and Friendship day celebrations 2020 With Tarumitra, patna On 3rd August 2020

Students of 3rd semester and 5th semester of department of sociology participated in a webinar on “Importance of Breast Feeding” organized by Inner Wheel Club of Patna.

Students of 3rd semester and 5th semester of department of sociology participated in online quiz competition on “world nature conservation day” organized by Policy centre and gender lab, Miranda House, delhi on 28th July 2020

Department of sociology organised a online quiz competition through Google forms with students of 4th semester on 22nd may 2020

leadership webinar by dept. of Sociology student

department of Sociology attending the webinar.

Department of Sociology organised a “slogan writing competition” on jal jeevan hariyali with the students of Sociology 2nd semester on 3rd January 2020.

Department of sociology organised a Debate competition on the topic “Capital Punishment for Rape” with Sociology fourth semester students on 10th of Feb 2020 Venue: Room no. 35

On the occasion of child rights day, department of sociology organised a poster making competition on the topic “child rights” with the students of Sociology 2nd year and 3rd year. Date: 20th November 2019, Time: 9:30 am to 12 noon, venue: room no. 52 and 36

Department of sociology organised a “slogan writing competition” on the topic “Women Emancipation” with sociology B.A 2nd year students. Date: 23rd October 2019, Time: 11:05 am to 12:55pm, Venue: AMM Dept

Debate competition organised by Department of Sociology on the topic “Can social media help overcome the problem of illetracy?” with the students of Sociology B.A 1st year. Date: 31st August 2019, Time: 9:15 to 11:05 Venue: Room no. 52 Amm Dept.

Department of Sociology hosted an “Internshala classroom internship talk show”, which was conducted by a student of B.A 3rd year sociology named Anam Fatma, on 10th and 12th July 2019 with sociology B.A 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd year students respectively. The main moto of the program was making students aware about how to gain experience and earn pocket money while in studying in college. Date: 10th and 12th July 2019, Time: 11:05 – 12 noon, Venue: Room no. 35 and 55

Event : “Pride Parade” for rights of LGBT community Organised by : Dostana Safar and Tarumitra. Date: 14th July 2019 venue: From Sahitya Sammelan to Premchand Rangshala kadamkuan. Time: 3:00 pm – 6 pm. Participation of B.A 2nd and B.A 3rd year of Department of Sociology.

Departmental Activity organised by Department of Sociology. Awareness Program on Prevention of Sexual harassment (POSH) Date: 29th July 2019.Venue: MTH, Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm with B.A 1st, 2nd and 3rd of sociology Dept.

Teaching Staff

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Dr. Tapashi Bhattacharjee(HOD)
M.A., B.Ed, Ph.D Anthropology

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Ms. Samiksha
M.A, B.Ed, Ph.D (pursuing)

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Dr. Chandni Sinha
M.A., Ph.D
Industrial Sociology

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Sister Jincy A.C.
M.A., B.Ed
Social Movement in India

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Ms. Tahera Khatoon
M.A., NET
Social Change

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Dr. Ragini Ranjan
M.A, B.Ed, Ph.D
Anthropology