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 student by value based quality education with commitment to their ethical and multidimensional development which will contribute towards their educational, social and economical well being.
To be a department of high repute with regard to research, application and transmission of knowledge in social science to promote social development.


  • To inculcate goals and values stated in the constitution of Indian among the students which the knowledge of education.
  • Training manpower for effective socio-economic development.


  • To develop rational thinking, scientific temper and building youth through value based education.
  • To acquaint the students about an emerging of Indian society.

Core Values:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Professional Integrity
  • Team Work
  • Innovative Practices
  • Equality
  • Creativity
  • Community service


  • To understand society systematically.
  • To create social awareness regarding social research.
  • To create social awareness regarding social problems like- drug addiction, child labor, dowry and female foeticide in students to do something for our society as a member of this society.
  • To make them socially responsible citizen of country.
  • To make students capable to get jobs and resources for livelihood.
  • To strengthen students ability to live their life beautifully.
  • To make them able to carry social responsibility.
  • To make them aware about different culture and to let them know the unity in diversity

Our Alumni

1. Dr. P. M. Mane Ph.D, NET, Sociology. Assist.Professor
2 Dr. Smt. Sushama Limkar (NET) Assistant Professor
3 Mr. Avinash Kamble (NET/JRF) Assistant Professor
4 Miss. Dipali Samant (NET) Assistant Professor


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

Extra Curricular Activity: -

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

Other: -

  1. Department will organize an ‘International Conference on Contemporary Social Issues.’

  2. To start Career Oriented Course of ‘Certificate Course in Social Work Education’.
  3. Department of Sociology will make ‘MoU’ with related organization.
  4. To take miner and major projects regarding some contemporary issues.


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