About Sociology Department

The Department of Sociology was established on 1st August 2015 in erstwhile Cotton College State University (CCSU) and started its first academic session in the same year. The Department began functioning with two regular faculty members, thirteen students and one classroom.

Sociology is comparatively a new discipline and it deals with different issues related to the society. In this region, there was always a need for such discipline to understand various societal issues. Most of the students go outside the region to pursue higher studies in sociology. In this region, very few Universities and Colleges offer Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes in Sociology. The establishment of the Department fulfils peoples’ interests and demand to study Sociology. The Department provides a strong foothold to the students from diverse communities in terms of opportunities to pursue higher studies and research interests respectively. Since the time of its inception, the Department has received an overwhelming response in terms of admission.

Like diversities across India, the north-eastern region too, reflects diversities in terms language, religion, tribal, non-tribal, ethnic communities, etc. This region itself is a melting pot of diversities. In this context, Sociology too provides a better understanding of these diversities.