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Five Departments, Four Centres

Departments

Centres

Students

Faculty

Prof. Arun Kumar Patnaik

School of Social Sciences

Phone : +914023010853 / 23133001 / 23133054
E-Mail : deanss@uohyd.ac.in

About the School

The School of Social Sciences comprises the following Departments and Centres.

  • Department of History
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of Education and Education Technology
  • Centre for Regional Studies
  • Centre for Folk Culture Studies
  • Centre for the Study of Indian Diaspora
  • Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy

Among these, the Departments of Political Science and Sociology have been recognised by the University Grants Commission for the Special Assistance Programme.

An Archival Cell with the support of the UGC is functioning under the auspices the Department of History for preservation of rare and valuable manuscripts. The Department of Anthropology has developed a museum as a teaching aid for students. All the departments are equipped with e-mail and internet facilities.

Beginning 2007-2008 the School of Social Sciences launched a Five Year Integrated Programme in Social Sciences leading to master’s degree in History, Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology. For the first three years the students admitted to the programme will do courses offered by various departments in the School and other schools in the University. At the end of three years students will branch out to departments of History, Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology after fulfilling the credit requirement, stipulated by the departments.

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Dept. of Education & Edn. Tech.

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Centre for the Study of Indian Diaspora

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Department of Political Science

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Department of Sociology

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Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy

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Department of Anthropology

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Centre for Folk Culture Studies