About Department

Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur was established in the year 1958. It had a modest beginning with only two teachers Mr. R.P.S. Gaur and Dr. Indra Dev. Prof. S.P. Nagendra joined the department as a Reader and Head in 1963. Under his visionary stewardship, the department gradually developed and earned good reputation for teaching and research in Sociology.  Prof. Nagendra guided the destiny of the department, till appointed Vice-Chancellor of  Lucknow University. Then,  Prof.  D.P. Saxena  took over as Head and continued in the position for about four years before his retirement.  After his superannuation, Professor G.B. Sahai, Prof.  P.S. Pandey, Prof. K.K. Mishra,  Prof. Sheobahal Singh, Professor V.K. Srivastava, Prof. Kirti Pandey, Prof. Ram Prakash and Prof. Manvendra Pratap Singh headed the department successively. The department at present is busy pursuing academic activities under the leadership of  Prof. Sangeeta Pandey.
Some of the Distinguished faculty members after serving this department for sometime shifted to other Universities to hold important positions. Mr. R.P.S. Gaur shifted to Rajasthan University Jaipur and from there to Pilani Vidyapeeth. Prof. Indra Dev shifted from here to Rajasthan University and from there to Ravi Shankar University, Raipur. Prof. S.K. Lal to Jodhpur University, Prof. P.N. Rastogi and Prof. Rajendra Pandey to I.I.T. Kanpur, Prof. S.M .Dubey to Dibrugarh University. Prof. G.S. Nepali to B.H.U.,  Prof.  V.K. Pant to Kumaoun University, Nainital and Prof. Shafique Ahmed to Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

The department is actively involved in luminous activities of Academic Importance. Till date 21 refresher courses have been organized. In addition Short term Courses have also  been organized. The department has organized many national seminars  on regular basis  on  issues of national and regional relevance. The Department has to its distinct  credit of organizing annual conference of  (ISS ) All India Sociological Society in year 2004. In the recent past the department organized National seminars on pertinent issue   like Gender and Society in Contemporary India (2011), Migration, Development and Gender in Contemporary Society (2012), Globalisation and Marginalized Groups in India (2013), Social Development in India (2013), Globalization, Media and Culture (2016), Globalization, environment and Technology (2019) etc. Prof. Kirti Pandey, Prof. Subhi Dhusia, Prof. Anju, Dr. Anurag, Dr. Pawan Kumar, Dr. Manish Kumar Pandey, Mr. Prakash Priyadarshi and Mr. Deependra Mohan Singh are at present faculty members of the Department.
As per NAAC and NEP guidelines, the undergraduate and postgraduate courses have been upgraded to meet the academic requirements of the day. The research output  of the department has been outstanding. The major issues of research have  revolved around  areas such as women empowerment, Rural development, Governmental policies, labour welfare, health issues, child right, social issues, urban development, migration and dalit issues

Department Profile

Department Info Details

Name of Department Department of Sociology
Head of Department Prof. Sangeeta Pandey
Address of Department Department of Sociology, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur
Contact Number
Email ID ddugusociology@gmail.com
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Scientific Equipments Details

Scientific Equipment Link No Document


Type Number
Class Rooms - ICT 02
Class Rooms - Non-ICT 00
Seminar Rooms 01
Common Rooms No
Departmental Libraries N/A
Gents Toilets 04
Ladies Toilets 02
Disabled Person Toilets N/A
Faculty Rooms 04
Office 01
Reception Yes
Waiting Area Yes
Lobby Yes
Ramp Yes
Disabled Friendly Yes
Labs N/A

Electrical Appliances

Type Number
Fans 22 working 3 non working
LED Lights/Tube lights 47
Air Conditioners 01 window AC working, 01 split working
Coolers 01
Room Heaters 01
Refrigerators N/A
Any Other N/A


Type Number
Computers 02 working and 04 non working
Printers 02
Routers 00
Network Switches 00
Servers N/A

Additional Information

5 Years Master Plan No Document
Annual Department Plan No Document
Teaching Plan No Document
Student Attendance Yes

Time Table

UG View Document
PG View Document
Slow Learners View Document
Fast Learners
Room No. with Details No Document
Co-curricular Activity No Document
List of Alumni No Document
Innovation Practices No Document
Stock Register Yes
Internal Evaluation Records Yes
Special Provision made for Advanced & Slow/Fast Learners Yes

Visiting Guest Faculty

No. of Guest Lectures Yes
List of Guest Faculty No Document
Consultancy Services No Document
Community Extension Programs No Document
Learning Resources Available in the Department No Document
Achievements and Rewards No Document
Academic Audit https://api.ddunaac.com/api/Containers/department/download/d19adb37-fbc7-4929-aeaa-3931e58a16dd.docx
List of Fast Learners
List of Slow Learners https://api.ddunaac.com/api/Containers/department/download/946bde54-2599-47dd-b4e3-016547c4115f.docx
E-Content https://api.ddunaac.com/api/Containers/department/download/001e3661-9c84-4d0d-80bb-f9cef1fec94b.pdf
Any Other N/A

Program Details

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Number of Courses View Document
Papers Taught View Document
Value Added Courses No Document
Students enrolled in Each Value-Added Course No Document
No. of Publications 23
No. of Books Published 7
No. of Chapters Published 9

Student Information

Type No. of Student
Under Graduate (UG) 2400
Post Graduate (PG) 227
Ph.D. Scholars 82
From Within State 223
From Outside State 4
International slow learners (Only UG): ---
International fast learners (Only UG): ---

Other Information

Strengths Strengths: (a) Qualified faculty. (b) Regular and continuous classes. (c) Calm and serene atmosphere (d) Strong students strength at UG, PG and Ph.D. level.
Weaknesses Weakness: (a) Lack of common staff rooms for students (b) Lack of departmental library. (c) Lack of skilled and specialized office personnel. (d) Resource constraint.
Opportunities Opportunities: (a) Strong students strength. (b) Ability to liaise with NGO and other stake holders. (c) Possibilities of diversification of the discipline. (d) Specialized faculty and possibilities of national and international collaboration. (e) It is the Only University in the Region.
Challenges Challenges: (a) To build linkages with various stakeholders outside the department. (b) Paucity and scarcity of job avenues in the region. (c) Enriching departmental library. (d) Dissemination of knowledge at community level.


Sr. No.
Teacher Name
Mobile No.
1Prof. Kirti PandeyProfessor9415319050View
2Prof. Sangeeta PandeyProfessor9918066133View
3Prof. Subhi DhusiaProfessor and Head9935400720View
4Prof. AnjuProfessor+917905977575View
5Dr. Anurag DwivediAssociate Professor9532435060View
6Dr. Manish Kumar PandeyAsst. Professor9792454306View
7Dr. Pawan KumarAsst. Professor8090496743View
8Deependra Mohan SinghAsst. Professor9454526686View
9Prakash PriyadarshiAsst. Professor9005658958View

Courses & Syllabi

 Sr. No. Course Syllabus CBCS
1U.G. (B.A.) --View/Download
2M.A. --View/Download
3M.A. CBCS NEP Session 2022-23View/DownloadView/Download

Research & Publications

Research Projects (Last 5 Years)

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Funding Agency
State/Central Govt.
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Research Papers

Title of PaperAuthorDepartmentName of JournalYear of PublicationUGC Recognize
Pravrajan ka Saiddhantik VishleshanManish Kumar PandeySociologyAryavart Shodh Vikas Partrika2022Yes
भारतीय समाजिक व्यवस्था में धर्म की भूमिकाMr. Deependra Mohan SinghSociologyAmnayiki2022Yes
विश्व गाँव की परिकल्पना को मूर्तता प्रदान करने में इंटरनेट की भूमिकाMr. Deependra Mohan SinghSociologyGSVSP2021 
वनटांगिया समुदाय तथा वन अधिकार अधिनियमMr. Deependra Mohan SinghSociologyAkshar Vangmay2020N/A
Laclau Aur Mouffe Kaa Uttar Marxwadi Pariprekshya: Ek SameekshaProf. V.K. SrivastavSociologyRadhakamal Mukhrjee Chintan Parampara2020yes
Social Exclusion & Quality of LifeProf. Kirti PandeySociologySamkaleen Bhartiya Paridrishya2020yes
Vaishvikaran, Samajik Nyay evm ParyavaranManish Kumar PandeySociologyShodh Pravah201940965
Assesment of Social Security Measures in Rural Kerala With Special Reference to Old Age Pension SchemeDr. Pawan KumarSociologyInterdisciplinary Journal Of Contemporary Research 201948416
Aami Bachao Andolan: A Sociological AnalysisProf. Sangeeta PandeySociologyDeliberative Research201748296
Terrorism: A Sociological AnalysisDr. Anurag DwivediSociologyResearch Journal Humanities And Social Science201546775
Mahila Vikas aur Shiksha: Ek Samalochnatmak AdhyayanProf. Subhi DhusiaSociologyAED, Journal of Eductationl Studies201541334
Sustainable Environment: Towards WaterDr. Anurag DwivediSociologyInternational Journal of Advances in Social Science201445784
Analyzing Inequality Among Industrial WorkersDr. Anurag DwivediSociologyInternational Journal Humanities And Social Science201446775
Bharat Me Antarik Pravrajan Ki Pravritti Ka VishleshanManish Kumar PandeySociologyDeliberative Research2014N/A
Samajik Karno ke Pariprekshy me Gramin-Nagraiya PravrajanManish Kumar PandeySociologyDeliberative Research2013N/A
Shikshit Ladkiyon ka Vivah Ke Prati Badalta DrishtikonManish Kumar PandeySociologyIndian Research Journal of Social Science2008N/A

Retired Faculties

Sr. No.
Teacher Name
Mobile No.
1Prof. Ram PrakashProfessor9369491078View

Time Table

 Sr. No.  Semester Under Graduate Post Graduate Other
1 --View/Download
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