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Sociology Course


Sociology is a subject that deals with the study of the society as a whole that includes man, his relationships, behavior and its effects on the society. The study explores the ways in which the sex, class, race and religion along with the political, age and religious aspects affect the human behavior and how man reacts to all the surroundings.

Sociology as a career is a good option and one can find various types of jobs in the market today. Its potential as a career is limitless. Sociology is a right choice for those who are aspiring for studies in education, social research, medicine, law, architecture and business. One can also find it useful for social welfare works and public works as well.

Current Scenario of Sociology Course in India

The current scenario for those with B.A. in sociology are wide and one can find opportunities in various fields like Journalism politics international relations, public relations, urban social work, criminal justice, city management, law, state agencies, evaluation research, business, child welfare, health care administration business consultation, federal government, military, education, colleges, universities, gerontology, criminal justice, evaluation research, seminar and workshop consultations and many more.

Major Sociology Course Examinations in India

To pursue sociology, one must first complete 12th grade with any group and score at least 55% aggregate. Courses are available at the level like diploma, U. G. and P.G. levels. It is however, necessary to appear for the entrance exams for the post graduate levels like:
  • Allahabad University M.A. entrance exam
  • Andhra University M.A. entrance exam
  • Anna University M.A. entrance exam
  • Calicut University exam
  • University of Mumbai entrance exam
  • University of Mysore entrance exam
  • Hyderabad central university M.A. entrance exam

Top Colleges offering Sociology Course in India

Almost all the colleges and universities in India offer bachelor's degree, master's degree and PhD degree in sociology. Given below are top colleges.
  • Banaras Hindu University, Chennai
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi
  • Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
  • Manipur University, Imphal
  • North Eastern Hill University, Shillong
  • University of Madras, Madras
  • University of Pune, Pune
  • Visva Bharti University, Santiniketan
  • University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
  • University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad


Last Updated on : March 18, 2016

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