அறிவால் விளையும் உலகு
Wisdom Makth the World

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Sociology has been established in October, 2008 at Periyar University to carve out social equilibrium through its three dimensional phenomena as

  • Academic
  • Research
  • Extension activities

The Department has adopted a village for the multi-faceted growth. The Post Graduate students of the Department visit the village all the alternative Fridays to the village Sangeethapatti to know the issues, problems, developments, challenges etc., through the methodologies viz narratives, interview, and case study. The field visits help them to prepare the periodical reports par with the international reports like Through the adopted village, the Debartment identifies the young child scientists and bring them to the Department celebrates the National Science Day on twenty eighth February every year since 2010 consistently.

VISION

To understand the multifaceted issues face by the society through the teaching, research and extension activities on the one hand and help the policy making bodies to find out the time demanding solutions to the social problems.

MISSION

The Department of Sociology is committed to high quality of research, and service activities that are exemplary contributions to the Vision and Mission of the University Of Periyar University. Ensuring continuous development in the areas of teaching, training, scientific research, and community service by employing relevant strategies and academic programs in partnership with different sectors of society.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

  • M.A.,
  • M.Phil.,
  • Ph.D.,
  • Certificate Course in NGO Management for Social Development (One Year)

FACULTY

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ACTIVITIES

Village Adoption Programme

The Department of Sociology has adopted the village Sangeethapatti, in Omular Taluk, Salem. Through this adoption programme the department keen on monitoring the social activities taking places in the village. And our department provides necessary awareness programme for their improvement in health, education, self employment, banking, environmental care etc. Every fortnight our students visit the village for knowing the social problems exists in it, this helps the student to do their social research as qualitative and quantitative, and it helps them to interpreting the data effectively.

Weekly Seminar

The department of sociology conducts weekly seminary on every Tuesday. The students, teachers and other experts in various social related activities are participating and discuss about the contemporary social issues to obtain through knowledge on the issue.

Awareness Programme

Rural Employment, Health Camps and motivating the school children are the main activities of the awareness programmes

Parents Teacher Association

Every six month the teachers and parents meeting are held in the department. In this meeting the parents ask to disclose the needs and problems they encounter by their children for pursuing their education.

Celebration of Special day’s

Our department celebrates the special days like human rights day, world elderly day, young child scientist day, etc.

Inviting Speakers Professor/ Exports

Many renounced professors, scholars, and experts are invited to deliver the lecture.

Community Policing

Our head of the department regularly participate in the community policing.

EXTENSION ACTIVITIES

Coaching for Civil Service Aspirants

  • Mr. K. Sudhakar, IPS, then Superintendent of Police, Dharmapuri addresses the Sociology students of Periyar University.
  • Dr. D. Selvarju, Professor of Sociology and former Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Head of the Department of Sociology, Annamalai University, Chidambaram delivers his valedictory address during the three day seminar organized by the Department of Sociology on Relevance and Importance of Children in the Tamil Literature (February 13-15, 2014). The programme had been sponsored by Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT), Chennai.
  • Professor A Elangovan, Head of the Department of Commerce, Periyar University is delivering the valedictory address during the National Seminar on Rural Livelihood
  • Dr. K. Angamuthu, Registrar, Periyar University, sharing the views on women in the labour sector in a program organized by the Department of Sociology in February 2014
  • Former Vice-Chancellor of Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,, Dindigul addressing the sensitization of human rights in the department of Sociology during 2009, August.
  • Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka and Professor & Head, Department of Sociology delivers the address in a National seminar.
  • The faculty members and the students of Sociology during the field visit at Yercaud to interact with the tribal children in 2013
  • The faculty and students of Sociology has gone for the field visit at Nanagavalli in connection with the nutrition programme
  • Mr. Balamurugan, speaks to the Sociology students on the child development during Tuesday seminar on 2014.
  • Shri. K. Vanniyaperumal, IPS, DIG of Police visited the department of Sociologyon 2010 to tell about the importance of hard work and bring the laurels to the families, community, society and nation.
  • Shri. K. Vanniyaperumal, IPS address to the students of Sociology
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CONTACT

  • Department of sociology

  • Periyar University
  • Periyar Palkalai Nagar
  • Salem – 636011
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India
  • Ph: 0427-2345766 (Ext.No:229 , 230)
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