• Research Details:

    Name of the Teaching Staff:Research Details:
    Prof. Dasharath R. ALbal

    “Health Amoung the Scheduled Caste in Karnataka” (Sociology of Health and Development UGC-SAP/DRS-1) :- Started-2010 Funding Amount:- 5,00000

    Prof. Chandrika K.B.

    Public Health Engineering: ‘Trends and pattern of Diseases and Sanitation”. (Sociology of Health and Development UGC-SAP/DRS-1) :- Completed Started-2010 Funding Amount:- 5,00000

    Dr. Sumanth S. Hiremath

    “Mobile Phone Usage Amoung theTeenagers: A sociological Study” , Rani Channamma University Funding (45,000/-)

  • Department Activities

    One Day National Seminar

    “Globalisation and Indian Society: Challenges and Prospects” Date: 13-08-2014

    One Day Workshop

    One Day Workshop on “Revision of UG Syllabus”- Sociology, 28-05-2015

    International Seminar

    “Social Movements in Karnataka-Changes and Continuities, Date: 13-005-2016

    One Day National Seminar


    One Day National Symposium

    “Social Development in India: Challenges and Prospects” Date: 22-03-2018

  • Teaching Staff:

    Sl. No.Name of the Teaching StaffPhotoQualificationDesignationResearch TopicE-mail & Ph. No.
    01 Dr. Dasharath R. Albal M.A., Ph.D., P.G. Dip. in G.S., Dip. in A.S. Professor Lambani Elite: A Sociological Analysis



    02 Dr. Chandrika K.B. M.A., Ph.D., Certificate Course on Research Methodology Professor and Chairperson Empowerment of Women: A Study on dicision-making power of scheduled caste women in Urban Karnataka



    03 Dr. Sumanth S. Hiremath M.A., Ph.D. Assistant Professor Lingayat Elite: A Sociological Study



    04 Smt. Manjula G.K. M.A., M.PHIL, M.ED, PGDELT, PGDHE,PGDAS Assistant Professor Women and Health inequalities: A Sociological Study (Pursuing)



    05 Dr. Ravi S. Dalawai M.A., Ph.D. Assistant Professor A Study of Women Empowerment: Its Proximate Determinants: A Case Study of Belagaum




    Information of the Department:

    The Department of Sociology is one of the pioneering Departments in the University, established along with inception of Karnatak University, Kittur Rani Channamma Post Graduate Centre, Belgaum in the year 1982. Further it has been upgraded and continued as the Department of Independent Rani Channamma University, Belagavi in July, 2010. .
    Many students of the Department have cleared NET/SLET and have been absorbed in various teaching departments as well as other government/ private sectors and research oriented non-government jobs. Many students are also involved in the community development activities and upliftment of the weaker sections of the society.


     To create awareness among the students about social life and social realities.
     Making good citizens and suggesting solutions to the Social problems.
     To develop human excellence and inculcate leadership qualities through creativity.


     To instill confidence, fortitude amongst students to face emerging global challenges and enables them to excel in the contemporary competitive world.
     The Sociology Department provides a high quality, inclusive educational experience that prepares students to become effective members of their communities.
     The sociology faculty brings the intellectual tradition of our discipline in a systematic way to the curriculum and to our research and scholarship.
     We teach students the scientific, interpretative and critical skills needed to conduct theoretically sound, methodologically rigorous and multifaceted practical analysis of human social phenomena.
     We offer students opportunities to develop and apply skills through research and learning activities.

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Belagavi - 591156