Department of PG Studies and Research in Sociology
The Post Graduate Department of Sociology, Kuvempu University, has completed 20 years since its inception in 1987,to reflect on our march towards, research and teaching in Sociology for a better understanding of social processes in our small way. The attempts of the Department, over these proving years, have mainly concentrated on the application of sociological principles to our immediate surroundings through conceptual and theoretical debates-both within the classrooms and outside. With M.A. M.Phil, and Ph.D. Programmes, teaching has been the first priority although research has received due attention. The faculty has entered into dialogue, regularly and continuously, with the outside academicians, participated in seminars, workshops conference and the like, Research backed by valid and reliable information base, has centered close to local and regional issues, attempt was to combine the macro and the molecular. Inter department and multi-disciplinary work was valued.