The School of Social Sciences (SSS) was established in 1989 as an interdisciplinary department in accordance with the directives of the University Grants Commission to facilitate teaching and research beyond the conventional disciplinary boundaries. The interdisciplinary structure, composition and academic practices of SSS have enabled it in securing several international recognitions.
SSS is situated in a complex of buildings at its own Campus of 4.8 acres. The School has currently a space of about 14,000 sq ft., lecture halls, conference hall,library, reading halls, archaeological museum, faculty conference hall, administrative office, project office, faculty rooms and research scholars apartments.
The faculty has specializations in frontier areas like Social History, Social Theory, Human Ecology, Political Economy, Socio-linguistic Philosophy, Economic Anthropology, Ethnography, Social History, Social Theory, Social Anthropology, Archaeology and Human Ecology, Political Economy, Socioeconomic History and Culture Study, Poiitical Philosophy and Social Theory, Mathematical Economics and Social Theory and Economic Anthropology.
There is an interdisciplinary departmental library with books and journals numbering 14,200.
The School has a well-equipped computer lab with broadband internet connectivity. The students get trained in special social sciences software.
MPhil Programmes (Total Intake 23)
MA Programmes (Total Intake 1 5)