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Departmental Profile

Established in July 1995, the department offers M.A. , M.phil. and PhD programme of studies. It puts special emphasis on promoting inter-dicsiplinary studies and researches vis-a-vis developing an understanding of the people of the Barak Valley and their social, intellectual and cultural matrix. The department has chosen culture and development as the thrust

Courses Offered

Courses Offered Duration Number of Seats Program Course Structure Time Table
M.A(by course work) Four Semesters 56 M.A(Syllabus) Time Table
M. Phil. (by course work & dissertation) Two Semesters As per available vacancies Course Work (Syllabus) Time table
Ph. D. (by course work & research work) Six Semesters As per available vacancies Course Work (Syllabus)
D. Litt. (by Research work)

Faculty

Name Designation Area of Specialization Email & Contact
G. Ram M.Phil, Ph.D. Professor Sociology of Development, Sociological Theories, Polity and Society, Gender and Society gordhan.ram@aus.ac.in

gramsoc@gmail.com

03842-270972(R)

09435370120

Bijaya Kumar Behera, M.Phil.,Ph.D. Professor Sociology of Health, Gender Studies, Tribal Studies bkbehera9@gmail.com

09401544307

Nirakar Mallick, M.Phil, Ph.D. Associate Professor Economic Anthropology, Globalization and Market Studies, Marxist Sociology, Political Sociology nirakar.malik@aus.ac.in

nmsociology@gmail.com

03842-270870(R)

09435374254

08917585819

Humayun        Bakth,M.Phil, Ph.D  Professor Sociology of Movements, Sociology of Minorities and Ethnic groups, Polity and Society hbakth.soc@rediffmail.com

hbakth.socaus@gmail.com

09435201814

06000870259

Jhimli Bhattacharjee, M.Phil., Ph.D. Associate Professor Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Development, Sociology of North-East India jhimli.bhattacharjee21@aus.ac.in

09435172876

03842-270235(R)

Ruma Debnath, M.Phil.,Ph.D. Assistant Professor Gender and Society, Village Study, Tea Garden Study rumadebnath.au@gmail.com

08724876133

Rajiya Shahani, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Community Studies raziya.amu@gmail.com

09954920722

Head of Department

Prof. Humayun Bakth
(03842) 270838 (O)

Placement

The placement record of the students has been quite impressive. The students got absorbed in government and private colleges, Tribhuwan University (Kathmandu), Sikkim Manipal University, University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya, NGOs, Market Research Organization, Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship, Institute of Environment Conservation and Soil Reclamation and many other organizations of well repute.