Sociology

Department of Sociology

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1972
Faculty profile, adequacy, and competency of faculty

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No
 Name of the Faculty  Educational
qualification
 Designation  Teaching & research experience
 1. Prof. A. B. Shaikh  M. A.  Asso. Prof  19 years
 2. Dr. (Smt) I. G. Ruqqia  M. A., Ph.D.  Asst. Prof.  04 years

A curriculum is designed for bridge course, remedial classes, enrichment classes. Department collected feedbacks from students, parents, academic peers, employer etc. about the curriculum.

Teaching-Learning and Evaluation:
 Department conducts bridge course for newly admitted students, Conducting remedial classes for weak students, Conducting enrichment classes for advanced learners, Organizing seminars, group discussions by involving students, Arranging guest lectures, Surprised oral interaction about the concerned topics, Using ICT (LCD, OHP)  for teaching in the class,

Research and Consultancy:  One faculty member has applied for Minor Research Project funded by UGC, Faculty members are carrying research projects involving students funded by the college and from the contribution of faculty, Worked as an evaluator at KUD and Rani Channamma University Belagavi, One faculty member worked as a squad member in KUD examinations.

Trends in the success and drop out rates of students in the past two years. 
The success rate is presently 80%. The drop out rate is 28%   (the drop out primarily is due to their getting a seat in D.Ed course, which gives them the early job opportunity. Organizing study tours, field visits for students to get practical knowledge. Guiding the students for higher studies/jobs etc.

Innovative practices: Faculty members present research papers in the seminars/workshops, Collecting feedback about curriculum, college, course, teachers from students, parents, employers and subject peers.

Plan of action of the department for the next five years: Plan to apply for major and minor research projects, Plan to organize study tours, Plan to arrange guest lectures, Plan to organize the national level seminar.