UNIVERSITY OF DELHI DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY
(CENTRE OF ADVANCED STUDY IN SOCIOLOGY)
M.A. M.PHIL. PH.D.
HANDBOOK OF INFORMATION 2011-2012
DELHI SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS DELHI
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Commencement of academic year: 21 July, 2011 Last dates for submission of application: M.A. M.Phil. M.A. Admission Test : : : Monday, 27 June, 2011 Friday, 8 July, 2011 Tuesday, 5 July, 2011, 10:00 a.m., Department of Sociology, University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007 27667858 27667725 Ext. 1558 011-27667858 9:00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. 10.00 a.m. to 12 noon 4:00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
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Contents Page I II III IV V VI VII Introduction Faculty and Staff M.A. Course in Sociology Scholarships, Medals and Prizes Research Courses in Sociology List of Ph.D. Theses submitted Other Information
INTRODUCTION The Department of Sociology was established by the University of Delhi in 1959 as a constituent of the Delhi School of Economics. To begin with, the Department trained students for two courses: M.A. and Ph.D. In 1966 a two-year course for the M.Litt. degree was introduced. This has been replaced since 1976 by an M.Phil. degree course of a year’s duration. In 1968, the Department was recognised as a Centre of Advanced Study (CAS) in Sociology by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The Department receives a renewable five-year grant from the UGC under the CAS scheme. The UGC also has been providing a renewable three-year grant under its ASHISS (Assistance for Strengthening of the Infrastructure of the Humanities and Social Sciences) program for Departmental infrastructure as well as research on State and Society. At present the strength of the faculty includes eight Professors, ten Readers, one Lecturer, and two Research Associates. In addition, there are nine members in the office staff. The Department has a coordinated programme of teaching and research covering...