Department of Sociology

Department of Sociology


UG- JUNE 1965
PG- JUNE 2004

Chairman Mr. T.B.Rokade
External Member Mr. Bharat Kumar Dahihande,
Chairman, Active Friends Circle (NGO)
Members S.A. Ukrande
S. S. Sangare
Student Representative Kunal Kalambate
Rokade Tulshidas Baliram
Associate Professor
Ukarande Shivaji Ashok
Assistant Professor
S S Sangare
Sangare Sachin Suresh
Assistant Professor

Programme offered:

B A in Sociology
M A in Sociology

Course offered:

Certificate Course in Basic Life Skills for Social Life


Class Semester Course Nomenclature Type (Optional, Elective, Compulsory, etc)
F.Y.B.A. Pr.I Sem I Foundation of sociology Compulsory
Pr.I Sem II Fundamentals of sociology Compulsory
S.Y.B.A. Pr. II Sem III Indian Society: structure and change Compulsory
Pr III Sem III Contemporary Issues In Indian Society Compulsory
Pr. II Sem IV Sociology of Development Compulsory
Pr. III Sem IV Emerging fields in Sociology Compulsory
T.Y.B.A. Sem V Social Theory Compulsory
Sem V Understanding Agrarian society Elective
Sem V Sociology of gender Elective
Sem V Environment and society Elective
Sem V State Civil and Social movement Elective
Sem V Quantitative social research Compulsory
Sem VI Theoretical Anthropology Compulsory
Sem VI Development and change in Agrarian Elective
Sem VI Gender and Society in India Elective
Sem VI Environmental Concerns in India Elective
Sem VI Sociology of Marginalized group Elective
Sem VI Qualitative Social Research Compulsory


Class and Semester Course Nomenclature Type (Optional, Elective, Compulsory, etc)
MA. I Semester I Classical Sociological Theory Compulsory
Competing Perspectives on Indian Society Compulsory
Classical Perspectives in Cultural Anthropology Compulsory
Methodologies of Social Research Compulsory
MA. I Semester II Contemporary Sociological Theory Compulsory
Marginalized Groups and Communities Compulsory
Contemporary Perspectives in Cultural Anthropology Compulsory
Theorizing Development and Globalization Compulsory
MA. II Semester III Environment and Society Elective
Family, Marriage and Kinship Elective
Gender and Society Elective
Rural Sociology in India Elective
Tribes in India Elective
MA. II Semester IV Reading and Writing in the Social Sciences Ability Enhancement Courses
Sociology of Social Movements Interdisciplinary Courses
Dissertation Project based Courses

 Programme & Course Outcomes

Course Outcomes
Program code Program name Course code Name of the new course Course objectives
BA SEM- I UASOC 101 Foundations of Sociology
  1. Students are Intruded to the basic concepts in Sociology
  2. Students are familiarized with the theoretical aspect of different concepts
SEM- II UASOC102 Fundamentals of Sociology
  1. Students are introduced to the emerging issues in Sociology
  2. Students are enthuse and to introduce them to the relevance and varied possibilities for future studies in Sociology.
SEM-III PR-II UASOC 301 Indian Society: Structure And Change
  1. Students are introduced to the Indian Sociological Traditions.
  2. Students are with the Research traditions in Indian Sociology
  3. Students are acquainted with the Emerging Issues in Indian society
UASOC302 Contemporary Issues In Indian Society
  1. Students are awarded towards contemporary issues.
  2. Students inculcate responsibilities and promote equality.
UASOC401 Sociology Of Development
  1. Students are introduce various theoretical perspectives in Indian society that have shaped the concept of development.
  2. Gained an insight into emerging issues and contemporary debates within the development discourse.
UASOC402 Emerging Fields In Sociology
  1. Students are introduced to the relevance and varied possibilities for future studies in sociology.
  2. Students are aware about the new vibrant fields in sociology.
  3. Students are understanding of struggle and survival in today’s competitive scenario.
SEM-V PR- IV UASOC 501 Social Theory
  1. Students are trained in Sociology with the understanding of Sociological Theory.
  2. Students are trained in the application of these theories to social situations.
SEM- V PR- V UASOC A 502 Sociology Of Agrarian Society
  1. Students are introduced to the dynamics of traditional & contemporary agrarian society.
  2. Understood the dynamics of agrarian formations and assess the development measures since 1947.
SEM-V- PR-VI UASOC 503 Sociology of Gender
  1. Trace the evolution of Gender as a category of social analysis.
  2. Trace the emergence of women’s movement in India
  3. Sensitized the students on gender issues
SEM-V- PR-VII UASOC B 504 Urban Sociology
  1. Students introduced the basic concepts, theories, nature & dynamics of urbanization in India
  2. Understood the trends of India’s contemporary urbanization pattern
SEM-V- PR-VIII UASOC D 505 State, Civil Society and Social Movements
  1. Developed an understanding of social movements in terms of various concepts and theories of social movements.
  2. Explained the emergence of new social movements in a post globalised and liberalised India
SEM-V- PR-IX UASOC 506 Quantitative Social Research
  1. Students are oriented with an orientation to Quantitative Social Research
  2. Students acquainted with the important concepts, techniques and processes in quantitative research
  3. Students worked on meaningful, minor research projects
SEM- VI PR- IV UASOC 601 Theoretical Anthropology
  1. Student is with the understanding of Theoretical Anthropology.
  2. Students are trained in the application of these Theories to social situations.
SEM-VI-PR-V UASOC A602 Development and Changes in Agrarian Society
  1. Analyzed attempts at financial inclusion of agrarian community.
  2. Evaluated present development initiatives and critique the role of globalization on agriculture.
SEM-VI-PR-VI UASOC 603 Gender and Society in India: Emerging Issues
  1. Understood new and emerging issues in the Indian Women’s movement
  2. Understood newer methods of protest and resistance
SEM-VI-PR-VII UASOC B 604 Urnanisation In India: Issues And Concerns
  1. Understood urban development in the neo‐liberal era.
  2. Understood newly emerging issues and concerns in the changing scenario.
SEM-VI-PR-VIII UASOC D 605 Sociology of Marginalised Groups
  1. Sensitized students to the sociological significance of the study of marginalized groups
  2. To create awareness of historically disprivileged groups in Indian society
SEM-VI-PR- IX UASOC 606 Qualitative Social Research
  1. Students are oriented with an orientation to Qualitative Social Research
  2. Students are with the important concepts, techniques and processes in qualitative research

 Analysis of Feedback on Syllabus

Analysis of Teacher’s Feedback about Curriculum 90 % teachers say that prescribed reference books are easily available in the library.
60% teachers say that current curriculum is favorable to give sufficient time to take extra efforts on academically poor students.
60% teachers say that available time duration is sufficient to teach entire curriculum.
90 % teachers say that curriculum provides the advanced knowledge of the subject.
100% teachers say that curriculum is useful for the job opportunities.
90% teachers say that some points can be taught by using video lectures.
Analysis of Student Feedback about Curriculum 100% students say that curriculum is easy to understand.
100% students say that semester pattern is convenient to learn.
70 % students say that syllabus is designed logically.
60 % students say that current syllabus is useful to provide job opportunities.
100% students say that curriculum is completed within prescribed within duration.
70% students say that some points in the curriculum are taught with the help of video lectures.
Analysis of Parent’s Feedback about Curriculum 80 % Parents agree with the Syllabus of the course being studied by their ward is as per their expectations.
90% Parents agree that the course will prove helpful for having employment in future.
90% Parents agree that the library and other learning resources are adequate
Analysis of Alumni Feedback about Curriculum 70% alumni say that syllabus is vast & challenging.
60 % alumni say that 85 to 100% syllabus was covered in the class.
70 % alumni say that library material for the course is adequate.
60 % alumni say that their degree course has 50 to 75% employability


Funded Research Projects Data
Academic Year Research Title of the Project Principal Investigator Funding Agency Grants sanction Grant Received Remark
Nov-2014 Impact of nirmal gram puraskar in the villages of ratnagiri taluka : a sociological study. Mr. UKARANDE S.A BOS, University of Mumbai, Mumbai. 30,000/- 30,000/- Completed
2016-17 Contribution of Jalayukta Shivaar Abhiyan in solving water problems in Ratnagiri Tahasil. Mr. Sangare Sachin Suresh University of Mumbai 30,000/-Thirty thousand only 30,000/- Completed


Academic Year Name of the student Achievement Area Remark
2012-13 Miss. Bhabal Dipali Prakash First rank in MA Sociology University of Mumbai
2013-14 Miss. Jadhav Kavita sunil First rank in MA Sociology University of Mumbai
2014-15 Miss. Nalawade Padmaja Digambar First rank in MA Sociology University of Mumbai



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