Department of Sociology

Courses Offered : M.A,M.Phil,Ph D

Nature of Course : Semester Scheme

Duration : 4 Semesters (2 Years)

Intake : 30 + 10 (Payment)


Candidate should possess B.A degree with   Sociology as one of the optional subjects with 50% of marks in aggregate and also in  Sociology optional. (45% in case OBC and 40% for SC/ST and Cat-I candidates). Subject obtained from any recognized university. 

Faculty Details
Name Qualification Specialization Designation Profile

Dr. Vijaya. B. Korishetti

M.A., Ph.D.
Sociology of Health,
Sociology of Gender,
Perspective on Indian Society,
Sociology of Globalization
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Dr. M. P. Baligar

M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D

Rural Sociology,
Family Welfare and
Social Statistics
Contemporary Social Problems
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Our Vision:

Excellence in teaching, learning,research and practice of sociology by exploring new vistas   of research with social sensitivity.

Our Mission:

Integrate teaching and social commitment with cutting- edge research with a special concern for the excluded in the society.


  • Wi-Fi Connection
  • Internet Connection
  • Camera
  • Computers
  • Smart Board
  • LCD Projector

Career Opportunities: 

  •     Providing opportunities to the students apart from lecturing
  •     Familiarizing counseling skills
  •     Practice of sociology by encouraging developing social sensitivity
  •     Reducing gender inequality in employment
  •     Empowering rural girls and women


  • The department is undertaking research activities. The thrust area is applied research.
  • Six Ph.D have been awarded, Five M.Phil’s have been awarded. Two Ph.D have been Submitted and 7 Ph.D students enrolled, M.Phil 2 students enrolled.
  • The department has taken two UGC major Projects from UGC in collaboration with women’s study department focusing on sociology of gender.
  • One State Government Project related to Sociology of development is completed.
  • The department organized a national seminar sponsored by UGC emphasizing on inter disciplinary approach.

Student achievements

  •  Mandakini.Walikar, IIIrd  semester student all India qualified  in cricket, and she got university blue 5 tiems, 3 times capton of cricket tem, running state level 3 prize.
  •  Shweta Hallur Ist semester student Cricket Second Prize.


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Prof. Vijaya B. Korishetti
Professon & Chairperson, Department of sociology
Phone No: 08352-279085
Mobile No:8496059098
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Contact Us

Akkamahadevi Women’s University
Jnanashakti, Torvi,
Vijayapur 586108, Karnataka
Fax : (08352)-229057
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