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  •              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 academic worked 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.
  • Name of the Department    Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Sociology
    Year of Establishment 1988
    Name of the Chairman
    Address of the Department Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Reseach in Sociology
    Kuvempu University, Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta - 577 451
    Phone: +91(0)08282-256176,  Fax: 08282-256255
    E-mail: sociology@kuvempu.ac.in
  • Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake
    M.A CBCS, Two-year, Four Semesters B.A., Degree with Sociology as a optional subject 39+18=57
    M. Phil Full-time: One year, Part-time: Two years M.A., in Sociology 2+1= 3 per Guide
    Ph. D 3-5 Years M.A., in Sociology 5+2=7 per Guide
  • Sl.No. Name Qualification Designation Area  of  Specialisation
    1 Dr. Ramegowda. A M.A.,Ph.D. Professor Gender Studies and Sociology of Development
    2 Dr. Gurulingiah M M.A., Ph.d., Professor Marginal Groups, Tribal Studies, Rural Studies
    3 Dr. Chandrashekhar S M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D Professor Social Gerontology
    4 Dr. Anjanappa. B.H M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D Associate Professor Gender Studies, Community Studies
    5 Dr. Chandrashekar E M. A., M.Phil, Ph. D. Assistant Professor
  • Research Projects
    Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status
    1 Dalitís Women in Self Help Groups in Shimoga District Dr. Ambedkar Study Center, Kuvempu University Shankaraghatta Dr. Anjanappa. B.H Not Applicable 10000 Completed
    2 Causes and Consequences of Farmers Suicide in Karnataka UGC New Delhi Dr. Anjanappa. B.H Not Applicable 451200 Completed
    Research Scholars
    Sl.No. Name Title of Thesis Research Type Guide
    1 Vekatesha N Ganiga Community on Hassan District: A Sociological Study Dr. Anjanappa. B.H
    2 Pramila B Rural Sanitation of Chithradurga District: Sociological Study 0 Dr. Anjanappa. B.H
  • Workshops/Seminars/Conferences organized and Funding Agency :
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