The Department of Sociology was started in 1954. During the formative years, three Fulbright American Professors helped in designing the academic courses and also initiated research activities. At present there are five Professors and seven Assistant Professors with a wide range of research curiosity in thrust areas such as Social Issues, Environment, and Social Development. The department collaborates with leading National and International NGOs for academic and research initiatives of the programmes. The Department actively engages the students in extension activities such as Village Adoption, Blood Donation Camps, Camps for Awareness Creation in the surrounding villages. Every year on an average of 15 to 20 Research Articles are published by our faculty members in national and international journals. Since 2000, The department has successfully completed Nine (3 Major; 6 Minor) Research Projects funded by UGC, World Bank, and State Government. The department is currently assisted by the UGC under SAP-DRS (Phase-II) with a grant of Rs. 93.5 lakhs for five years (2015-2019).