Brief History of the Department


Establishment : 1971

General Information about Department: - Department of sociology established under the headship of Dr. R. B. Jadhav who is well-known intellectual personality. Department has 1257 reference books and more than 500 textbooks available in the central library. Departmental enrollment is always high and department has a great tradition of result. Department organizes various activities for students overall development.


To develop students through value based quality education with commitment to their ethical and multidimensional development which will contribute towards their educational, social and economical well being.


To inculcate goals and values stated in the constitution of India among the students for upholding values such as democracy, equality, social justice and inclusiveness required for just and human society through sociological knowledge. 

Student Strength



To study the discipline of Sociology and Sociological perspectives.
To create awareness of social research among the students.
To fulfill social needs of community through sociological knowledge.
To create social awareness among students about social problems like rape, terrorism, child labour, dowry and female foeticide.
To enable students to apply their knowledge for career as well as fulfill social responsibilities.

Our Alumni

List of Prominent Alumni

Our Alumni



Special Achievements of Dept:
1. Department of Sociology, has organized one day State Level Conference on ‘Social Movements in India: Contribution and Challenges on 7th March 2015.
2. Department of Sociology has successfully organized ICSSR sponsored two days National Seminar on ‘Marginal Communities in India: Problems and Solutions’, on 21st & 22nd January, 2016.
3. Students of the Department of Sociology had got 10000/- Rs. Grant from the Shivaji University, Kolhapur for doing research under the ‘Research Sensitization Scheme for college Students.’ Our Students did a research on ‘Problems of Waste Picker women in Kolhapur city: A Sociological Study.’



Departmental Activities: -

1. Study Tour
2. Industrial Study Visit
3. ‘NGO’ meet at  ‘Avani, Ekati, Matoshri’.
4. Guest  Lectures
5. Group  Discussions
6. Poster Exhibition
7.Speak Confidently

Extra Curricular Activity: -

1. Student’s Birthday celebration
2. Welcome function
3. Guru Pornima
4. Participation in ‘Avishkar’
5. Participation in Various Workshops
6. Tree Plantation
7. Celebrate ‘Vachan Prerana Din’

Value added course- Certificate course in social work (2019-20)


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