Welcome to Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology was established in 1971-72. This subject is very much popular and hence the students offer the same on a large scale. Many teachers’ as well as students’ contribution enriched the Department of Sociology.

The Department of Sociology was headed by Prof. N. R. Joshi, Prof. Lad , Prof. S. I. Thorat , Prof. Dr. J. V. Rahate , Prof. Dhangan, Prof. N. S. Vaidya , B. N. Gaikwad and also they contributed their valuable services to the Department of Sociology.
Presently Asst. Prof. Vidya Madhukarrao Ingole is working as H.O.D. of Sociology & Dr. Pramila Bhujade (Ganvir), Asst. Prof. Surekha A. Dandare-Vasekar are working as Asst. Professors in the Department. Department of Sociology have taken keen interest in providing guidance to the students in all respect such as Academic Guidance, Personality Development & Career Guidance, etc. Department of Sociology provides teaching facility to both Marathi and English medium for students of 11th Arts to B.A.3rd year.

Dr. Surrendra Thakur

M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.and N.E.T.,

Head and Assistant Professor

Student Strength
Class 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
BA I 30 48 56
BA II 19 15 22
BA III 22 22 11
Average Result for the last 3 years
Year Average result of Department
2016-17 79.44%
2017-18 85.19
2018-19 70.43
Research Publications
Sr.No. Name of teacher Research Papers Chapter in Books
1 Dr. Surrendra G. Thakur 22 03
Research Project
Name of teacher Funding Agency Title of the Project Year & total grant received
Dr. Surrendra G. Thakur Mumbai University, Mumbai

A study on Dirth of water resources and Homofront responsibilities of women in Dahisar village.

Research project NO. 183

(10th Feb.2009),
Rs 07000/-

  Mumbai University, Mumbai

A study on Potable Water Management A case study of Tribal community in Dhule,District.

Research project No. 193

(15th Dec. 2010) Rs.15000/-


Mumbai University, Mumbai

Role Conflict Among the wives of Suicide committed farmer’s wives in Marathwada”.

Research project No. 162

(17th Oct.2014)

  Rs 35,000/-


  Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad A Study of Suicide Committed Farmers Wives, the bread winner of the house of  Marathwada: A Case Study (31st January, 2019) Rs 35,000/-
Alumni of the Department
Sr No. Name Current Position
1 Prof.Dr.Smita Awachar Professor, Department of Sociology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad.
2 Shri Datta Bharaskar Professor, Department of Sociology, Savitribai Phule University, Pune.
3 Dr. Pratibha Ahire

Director, Tarabai Shinde Women Study Centre,

  Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad
4 Shri Datta Bharaskar

District Supply Officer

5 Mrs. Madhuri Kakade Lawer at high Court Bombay Bench, Aurangabad
6 Mr. Tanmay Bhavsar Passed SET,NET Exam in Sociology
7 Motiram Nimbalkar Passed SET Exam. in Sociology
8 Yogesh Patil Passed SET exam in Sanskrit
9 Shaikh Almaz PG in Sociology
Value Added Certificate Course
How to Prepare Project in Social Sciences at UG level
(27th July 2019 to 10th August 2019)

ICSSR Sponsored
National Workshop on
Importance of Hypothesis in Social Sciences: Formulation and Testing
25th February, 2020

Regional Seminar
Opportunities in Sociology
11th August, 2018

ICSSR Sponsored
National Workshop on
Data Analysis and Interpretation in Social Sciences
04th December 2018

Maharashtra State Women Commission Sponsored
State Level Workshop
Collaborative Activity with Dept. of Sanskrit, Psychology

Digital Literacy Training Programme for women
(27 December, 2019)
Distribution of Certificate and Welcome Programme to XII & FYBA Students
Date: 31/08/2018, Venue: Room No.52

Date:27/09/2018 Venue: Hall No.51 Time: 11-20 am-1.00pm