The Department of Sociology in erstwhile Cotton College State University (CCSU) was established on 1st August 2015 with Masters programme. The PhD programme was launched in the year 2017. The students of the Northeastern region can pursue higher studies in Sociology as the Department introduced undergraduate course in Sociology in the year 2020.
The Department initially was run by two regular faculty members with a batch of thirteen students. Currently, the Department has five regular teaching faculty members and one non- teaching staff.
The Department is dedicated towards creating knowledgeable, competitive and socially sensitive scholars through diverse curriculum, teaching and outreach programmes.