Masters of Arts in Sociology (MA-Sociology) is a post-graduate Degree awarded for a course in Sociology. This is a two year (four semesters) full-time programme leading to the degree of M.A. (Sociology) of Gauhati University. The course aims to develop a holistic understanding and significance of Sociology and sociological developments and to develop a critical and comprehensive understanding of the epistemological and methodological distinctiveness of Sociology as a discipline.

 The curriculum enables students in providing an in-depth understanding of sociological concepts, perspectives and theories.
 The curriculum enables students to instill basic competency in conducting rigorous research.
 The curriculum enables students to develop critical consciousness to question the takenfor-granted assumptions in society.
 The curriculum is interdisciplinary in its design.

Eligibility :

Candidates need to have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks

Admission Procedure :

From the academic session 2019-20, all PG admissions of Gauhati University including those in its affiliated Colleges will be conducted through a Common Entrance Test to be organised by the Gauhati University. Students seeking admission into PG courses shall have to fill-up online application Form in the Gauhati University portal. Students desireous of admission into NEF College will have to opt for this College at the time of Counselling.

Requirement of Attendance:

A student shall have to attend minimum 75% of total classes in each paper to be eligible to appear in each semester end examination.

Course structure :
Semesters I
Semesters II

SOC1016     Sociological Theory-1
SOC1026     Research Methodology-1.
SOC1036     Study of Sociological Text-1
SOC1046     Sociology of India
SOC1054     Environment & Society (Value Added).

SOC2016     Sociological Theory-2
SOC2026    Research Methodology-2.
SOC2036     Study of Sociological Text-2
SOC2046     Rural Sociology
SOC2056     Political Sociology
SOC2066     Sociology of Religion
SOC2076     Philosophy of Research Methodology
SOC2084     Sociology of Change (Value Added)

Semesters III
Semesters IV

SOC3016     Sociological Theory-3
SOC3026     Gender and Society
SOC3036     Urban Sociology
SOC3046     Sociology of Pluralism and Nationalism
SOC3056     Sociology of South Asia-1
SOC3066     Anthropogical Theories
SOC3076     Sociology of Development (Open)

SOC4016     Social and New Social Movements
SOC4026     Women & Society in India
SOC4036     Sociology of Indian Diaspora
SOC4046     Sociology of South Asia-2
SOC4056     Dissertation& Viva
SOC4066     Sociology of Ethnicity & Identity
SOC4076     Sociology of Family, Marriage & Kinnship
SOC4086     Sociology of Science & Technology
SOC4096     Society & Social Change in Assam (Open)


Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) is an undergraduate academic Degree awarded for a course in commerce. This is a three Year (six semesters) programme leading to the degree of Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) of Gauhati University. There will be one general paper in semester I, II, IV, V, VI and two in III semester and with addition to that there will be three core papers in all the six semesters and one specialised paper.  The degree provides the students with a wide range of managerial skills and competence in a particular area of commerce. It equips students with the knowledge of accounting principles, export and import laws, economic policies and other aspects that impacts trade and business. Commerce students can take up CA, CWA, CSS and other course easily.

Major Subjects Offered:  Accountancy, Finance and Management.

A student who has passed the H.S. (10+2) in Arts, Science or Commerce from the AHSEC or an equivalent examination with at least 45% in aggregate may apply. Students appearing in the 10+2 final examination, whose results have not yet been declared may also apply.

Admission Procedure:
Admission shall be made on the basis of the marks obtained in H. S. (10+2) Examination.

The selection of Major will be on the basis of merit on the day of admission, subject to the availability of seats. If any seat remains unfilled or if any admitted student remains continuously absent for fifteen days his/ her seat will be forfeited and all vacant seats will be filled up on merit basis from the intending students.

Requirement of Attendance:

A student shall have to attend minimum 75% of total classes in each paper to be eligible to appear in each semester end examination.

Course Structure of Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)