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. Currently, the Department has five regular teaching faculty members and one non- teaching staff.
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.