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   DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK

Programmes Available
 
Name
Duration
Total Seats
Fee (in. Rs.)
1 Master of Arts (M.A.) Social Work 2 years / 4 sem.
20 seats
 
2 Master of Arts (M.A.) Sociology 2 years / 4 sem. 30 seats  
3 Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) 1 years / 2 sem. --  
4 Ph. D.  
Subject to availability
 
Eligibility
1. Master of Arts (M.A.) Social Work
Bachelor's degree in any stream (Arts, Science and Commerce)from a University established by law in India with at least 50 per cent marks. The reservation and weight-age will be given as per the rules and regulations of the University notified from time to time. The candidates will however be required to produce the proof of their having passed the Bachelor Degree examination with required percentage of marks before the last date of admission as fixed for the candidate by the University/ Department, failing which their candidature will stand cancelled.
Basis of Admission

Admission to the course will be done through Entrance Test. The qualifying marks for the entrance test will be 50% and 40% for SC/ST candidates. The selection will be done on the basis of marks in the entrance test and past academic records as under and shall be open to all persons :

  1. Written Entrance Test                                 100
  2. Weightage of the qualifying examination         10
  3. Weightage to M.A.Sociology                          10
  4. Interview                                                     10
    Total Marks                                             130

Note: The weight-age of 10% of the marks obtained in the qualifying examination i.e. the Bachelor's Degree and M.A. in Sociology will be added to the marks obtained in the Entrance Test.

The minimum qualifying marks in the Entrance Test will be 35% to make the candidates eligible for interview/ admission. In case of SC/ST candidates, the minimum qualifying marks shall be reduced until the full SC/ST quota for admission has been exhausted.

The social work course involves considerable expenditure on training of the students. To conduct the course in a professional manner with high quality/standard, the fee for the general students admitted to the course would be as per the University rules. In addition to this each student would be required to pay Rs. 5000.00 per semester for Fieldwork, Study Tour, Material and Computer etc.

2. Master of Arts (M.A.) Sociology

"B.A/ B.Sc./ B.Com/ B.Sc.(Agri)/ B.Sc.(Home Science)/ B.Sc. (Engg) / BBS/  BAMS/GAMS/ B. Parma B.T or B.Ed/ B.Lib.Sc./ B.L./B.V.Sc./B.E./ B.Tech./ Vashista Shastri/./BBA/BCA of University established by law in India at least in second division or with 45% marks or honours in the subject of his study for M.A." OR

Degree of a foreign University which may be recognised as equivalent for the purpose by the Vice-Chancellor with such conditions as he may impose regarding the additional courses of study which the candidate would be required to pass to qualify for the degree.

Provided further that a candidate who has passed B.A. Pass Examination with atleast 45% marks in the Public Administration or Sociology shall be eligible for admission to M.A. (Pol. Science) and a candidate who has passed the B.A.(Pass) examination with 45% marks in Ancient Indian History and Culture shall be eligible for admission to M.A. History and candidate having Acharya / Vashishta Shastri degree in Sanskrit will be eligible for admission to M.A. Sanskrit. Provided that the candidate having passed either B.Ed. / B.T. examination in second division (both in theory and skill in teaching) or second division in M.Ed. examination or B.A. examination with Sociology or Philosophy with 45% marks in these subjects, shall also be eligible for admission to M.A. Course in Psychology.

Provided that a candidate seeking admission to M.A. Course in the subjects mentioned below must also possess the following minimum qualifications.

3. Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)
M.Phil. is a full time regular course of study pursued by regular attendance in classes and seminars. A candidate seeking admission to the M.Phil course must have at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST) in the subject concerned at Master's  level. The qualifying marks in the Entrance Test for admission to Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) shall be 50% (at per with Ph.D.). In case of SC/ST candidates, qualifying marks in the Entrance Test shall be 45%.
4. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.)

Ph.D. is a full time regular course of study pursued by regular attendance in classes and seminars. A candidate seeking admission to the Ph. D. course must have at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST) in the subject concerned at Master's  level. The qualifying marks in the Entrance Test for admission shall be 50%. In case of SC/ST candidates, qualifying marks in the Entrance Test are 45%

Faculty
 
Name
Designation
Tel. No.
E-Mail
1.
Dr. Mohan Jharta Professor & Chairperson 898,2833898 m_jharta@yahoo.co.in
2.
Dr. Ashwani Kumar Assistant Professor (Sociology) 899,9469213108 kumash202@yahoo.co.in
3.
Ms Anupama Bharti Assistant Professor (Social Work) 897 bharti.anupama09@gmail.com
4.
Ms. Sonam Rohta Assistant Professor (Social Work) 897 rohtasonam@gmail.com
5.
Mr. Arun Chauhan JOA,Office 872  
 
Facilities
  1. Computer systems with Internet facility
  2. Department Library
Contact Us
Chairperson
Department of Sociology & Social Work,
Himachal Pradesh University,
Summer Hill, Shimla, PIN 171 005

Tel. No.
91-177-2833872

E-Mail ID:chairmansociologyhpu@gmail.com
 
 
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