Admission Season

Course Profile: B.A. (Honours) Sociology

Here’s everything you need to know about B.A. (Honours) Sociology course offered at DU!

What does the Course Structure Look Like?

B.A. (Honours) Sociology has been divided into six semesters, two every year. The first two semesters have. Introduction to Sociology – 1,   Sociology of India-1, Introduction to Sociology-2 and  Sociology of India -2. The second and third semesters are comprised of  Political Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Gender, Economic Sociology, Sociology Of Kinship, and Social Stratification. The last two semesters consist of Sociological Thinkers, Sociological Research Methods, Sociological Thinkers-2, and Sociological Research Methods-2.

What High were the Cut-Offs in 2020?

General: 87% – 98.50%

OBC: 80% – 97%

SC: 80% – 96%

ST: 80% – 96.25%

Kashmiri Migrant: 81% – 93.50%

PwD: 79% – 95.50%

EWS: 81% – 96.50%

For detailed college wise cut-offs for the year 2020, click the below links:

What Career Choices are Available After This Course?

Some career options after B.A. (Honours) Sociology include:

  • Academics
  • Social Work
  • Law 
  • Management
  • Policy Making
  • Human Resource Development
  • Research
  • Civil Services

Which Colleges Offer this Course?

Colleges that B.A. (Honours) Sociology this course include Shree Venkateshwara College, Lady Shri Ram College, Miranda House, Hindu College, Kamla Nehru College, Jesus and Mary, Janki Devi Memorial College, and Maitreyi College.

Are there any Notable Alumni from B.A. (Honours) Sociology?

  • Dipankar Gupta (Professor and Author of Redefining Caste in India)
  • Deepak Mehta (Professor at Ashoka University, Researcher)
  • Jit Uberoi (Author of Science and Culture)
  • Amita Baviskar (Professor at Ashoka University)
  • Gopa Sabharwal (Professor at Lady Shriram College)

Click here to read about other course profiles by DU Beat.

Feature Image Credits: Pinterest

Saanjh Shekhar

[email protected]