Sociology is mainly a social science division. Social science has proper observation and analysis methods for developing and refining the knowledge associated with social activity and organization. Sociology is essentially a very extensive discipline in respect to both methodology and subject matter. It is focused on social relations, social stratification, culture and deviance, social interaction and its approaches have included both qualitative and quantitative research techniques.

Social Sciences are the study which includes academic discipline concerned with the study of social life which includes anthropology, communication studies, political science, geography, history, psychology and sociology.  Social science plays a vital role for the future of the society, understanding of social reality it’s important to study the social science.

List of Courses:-


  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science
  • Master of Arts in Sociology
  • Master of philosophy in Sociology
  • Master of Arts in Social Sciences
  • Masters of Arts in Social Management
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Arts in Social Work
  • Master of Philosophy in Social Work

Basic Eligibility



For admission in a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (Std.XII) examination from a recognized board. The duration for bachelor's degree is three years.



The eligibility criterion for pursuing a master’s degree is holding a graduation degree in any stream. The duration for master's degree is two years.


Some of the specialization of this field are: -


  • Schools Social Work
  • Applied sociology
  • Collective behavior
  • Community
  • Medical And Psychiatric Social Work
  • Comparative sociology
  • Crime and delinquency
  • Cultural sociology
  • Public Policy
  • Family and Child Welfare
  • Rural And Urban Community Development

Job Prospects

Sociology prepares you for an extensive variety of jobs related to government, non-profit, and private sector. Other careers options are research-oriented or more hands-on and range from jobs in a private practice to other sectors ranging from government organizations, schools and corporations to health care facilities and research institutions.

Social Work is a vast field and the job prospects are not specific to any particular field. Social worker deals with persons, organizations, families and groups. They are involved in the work to lessen and prevent social problems caused by factors such as poverty, alcoholism, unemployment, lack of health services, family maladjustment's, physical, mental and emotional handicaps, anti-social behavior and poor housing.

Remuneration: -

Salary of a qualified professional depends upon their qualification, job profile and experience. Those employed under government sector earn in a range of Rs. 8,000 to Rs.10,000  per month. Those who are working for NGOs also have similar pay structures.

A higher salary can be expected for those who are working in industries and corporate houses. Salary and perks are higher in case of the international NGO’s.

Arts Colleges for Sociology, Social Science and Social Work

A.D.N. Institute of Paramedical Sciences

Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

A.D.N. Institute of Paramedical Sciences (ADNIPS), Nagpur is authorized by the IASE University which is recognized and approved by UGC, DEC, AICTE, paramedical board of India and Ministry of HRD Govt. of India. The institute is managed...

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A.V. Kanthamma College for Women

Hassan, Karnataka, India

A. V. Kanthamma College for Women, Hassan is a premier center of higher learning in the western Malnad region of Karnataka. Malnad Technical Education Society (MTES) launched the college in a humble way in July 1966, just with 123...

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Aarti Institute of Professional Studies

New Delhi, Delhi, India

Aarti Institute of Professional Studies (AIPS), New Delhi was established in 2001 with an aim to provide professional education to youth and newer avenues of employment. AIPS is an authorized information centre of Bharti Vidhyapeeth and...

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Abhijit Kadam Institute of Management and Social Sciences

Solapur, Maharashtra, India

Abhijit Kadam Institute of Management and Social Sciences (AKIMSS), Solapur was established in 1981 under the umbrella of Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune. The institute is re-accredited ‘A’ grade by NAAC. The...

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Abhinav Institute of Technology & Management

Thane West, Maharashtra, India

Abhinav Institute of Technology & Management (AITM), Thane(W) established in 1994 as a part of Abhinav Group of Institution, is a widely recognized educational institute in the state of Maharashtra. It is an ISO 9001:2008 approved...

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Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies (AIGS), Bangalore was established in 2005. AIGS is affiliated to Bangalore University, Bangalore. The Institute offers a wide range of graduate, post graduate and PG Diploma programs in different...

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Acharya Nagarjuna University Centre for Distance Education

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Acharya Nagarjuna University Centre for Distance Education (ANU CDE), Guntur was established as part of Acharya Nagarjuna University to impart distance learning programs in various fields. The centre of distance learning offers quality...

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Acharya’s Institute of Health Sciences

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Acharya’s Institute of Health Sciences, Bangalore is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and Govt. of Karnataka for offering variousof its programs. The institute offers a vibrant and productive environment...

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Adaikala Matha College

Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

Adaikala Matha College (AMC), Thanjavur established in 1988, is the first self financing college in Thanjavur district. It has been approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirappalli. It is leading...

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Adikavi Nannaya University

Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India

Adikavi Nannaya University (ANU), Rajahmundry established in 2006 through the Government of Andhra Pradesh Act No. 28 of 2006 at Rajahmundry, is a unique addition to the existing Universities in India. The University aims to combine the...

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