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Department of Sociology

Name of Department : Department of Sociology
Name of Course : B.A. - 3 YEAR (6 SEMESTER) PROGRAMME
About The Department :  
The Department of Sociology at DAV Postgraduate College, Lucknow was established in 1954. In this department, Dr. V.N. Seth the first eminent sociologist of India joined the department in1954. After one year, he went to Banda and became the principal of Bundelkhand University, after that he went to Chandigarh University and later also became the Head of the Department at Christ Church College, Kanpur. After retirement worked as CDC at Kanpur University. After this, Professor Indra Dev ji, an important sociologist of India, joined this college in 1955. He also went to Raipur University after 1 year, after that he also continued to work as an eminent sociologist in many universities. In the same sequence, in 1958, Dr. Deva took charge and he continued to work here till 1962, after that he went to the Sociology Department at St. Andrews College, Gorakhpur University. After this, Dr. Prakash Chand Dixit took charge on 27 August, 1962. He retired from the same college on 30 June 1999. In order to develop the Sociology Department of DAV Postgraduate College, Lucknow Dr. Avadhesh Kumar Shukla joined this department on 8 September 1965 and he retired from this college on 30 June 2001. In this sequence, Dr. V.K. Singh took charge on 19 October 1970 and he remained working in this department till 8 December 1978, after that he went to the Sociology Department of Lucknow University, Lucknow. In this sequence, Dr. Ram Kumar Shukla took charge on 28 May 1982 and he retired on 30 June 2005. In the same sequence, Dr. Harish Chandra Tripathi, who was appointed in Janata College, Etawah on 18 November 1974, and transferred Under the transfer policy of the Government of Uttar Pradesh to this college and joined on 27 July 2000 and retired on 30 June 2010. Dr. Niroopma Singh was appointed in this College on 31 July 2003, she is working as Associate Professor now. Dr. Sanjay Tiwari, who was appointed in Akbarpur Post graduate College, Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat, on 6 September 1991 was transferred and came to this College on 16 July 2008, is working as Associate Professor now. In this sequence, Dr. Manindra Kumar Tiwari, who was appointed to DAV PG College Kanpur on 17 August 2001, also was transferred and came to this College on 27 July 2012, is working as Associate Professor now. The members of the department actively participate in the academic as well as in social works.