B.A (Hons)


Gain a better understanding of society and social behaviour, with our Honours course in Sociology, which delves deep into the fundamental concepts related to structure of society, organisation of society and human interactions within these constructs. From global warfare and religious cults to family structure, social class, race and gender, the scope and range of the course gives you a wide opportunity to implement what you learn, whether it is in academia, public policy, social development or more.

Course Structure

Choice Based Credit System


Course Code Name of Course Type Semester Marks
CC-1 Introductory Sociology I SOC-A-CC-1-1-TH&TU 1 100
CC-2 Sociology of India-I SOC-A-CC -1-2-TH&TU 1 100
GE-1 Introduction To Sociology 1 100
AECC1 Compulsory English / MIL (Bengali / Hindi) 1 100
CC-3 Introductory Sociology-II SOC-A-CC -2-3-TH&TU 2 100
C-4 Sociology of India II SOC-A-CC-2-4-TH&TU 2 100
GE-2 Sociology of India 2 100
AECC2 ENVS 2 100
CC-5 Political Sociology SOC-A-CC-3-5-TH&TU 3 100
CC-6 Sociology of Religion SOC-A-CC-3-6-TH&TU 3 100
CC-7 Sociology of Gender and Sexuality SOC-A-CC-3-7-TH&TU 3 100
GE-3 Sociological Theories 3 100
SEC -A-1 or SEC -A-2 Reading + Writing and Interpretation in Sociology or Gender Sensitisation SOC-A-SEC- 3-A(1)-TH or SOC-A-SEC- 3-A(2)-TH 3 100
CC-8 Economic Sociology SOC-A-CC-4-8-TH&T 4 100
CC-9 Population Studies SOC-A-CC-4-9-TH&TU 4 100
CC-10 Social Stratification SOC-A-CC -4-10-TH&TU 4 100
GE-4 Methods of Sociological Enquiry 4 100
SEC-B-1 or SEC-B-2 Statistical Reasoning for Sociology or Theory and Practice of Development SOC-A-SEC- 4-B (1)-TH or SOC-A-SEC- 4- B(2)-TH 4 100
CC-11 Sociological Thinkers I SOC-A-CC-5-11-TH&TU 5 100
CC-12 Research Methods – I SOC-A-CC-5-12-TH&TU 5<t/d> 100
DSE-A-1 or DSE-A-2 Urban Sociology or Sociology of Work and Industry SOC-A-DSE- 5 -A(1)-TH&TU or SOC-A-DSE- 5 -A(2)-TH&TU 5 100
DSE-B-1 or DSE-B-2 India Sociological Traditions or Sociology of Visual Culture and Media SOC-A-DSE-5 -B(1)-TH&TU or SOC-A-DSE-5 -B(2)-TH&TU 5 100
CC-13 Sociological Thinkers-II SOC-A-CC-6-13-TH&TU 6 100
CC-14 Research Methods – II SOC-A-CC-6-14-TH&TU 6 100<t/d>
DSE-A-3 or DSE-A-4 Environmental Sociology or Agrarian Sociology SOC-A-DSE- 6 -A(3)-TH&TU or SOC-A-DSE- 6 -A(4)-TH&TU 6 100
DSE-B-3 or DSE-B-4 Sociology of Health and Medicine or Project: Fieldwork And Dissertation SOC-A-DSE-6 -B(3)-TH&TU or SOC-A-DSE-6 -B(4)-TH&TU 6 100<t/d>


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Course Eligibility

A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained at the previous qualifying examination a minimum of:

55% marks in Sociology


45% marks in Sociology + 50% marks in BO4

Note :

  • If the candidate has not studied Sociology in class XII, he / she needs to achieve the above-mentioned marks in English to apply for Sociology (H).
  • Sociology (H) is not available for candidates from Commerce stream.
  • Please also read General Eligibility Criteria, Under Admissions.
Course Duration

3 Years

Course Hours

10:15 am to 4:30 pm (Day Session, Co-Ed)

Course Fees

₹ 23,615/- (First Semester)

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