Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Agra

An Institution Of 90 Years of Glorious History & Contributions In Teaching And Research(Accreditated Grade B” by NAAC) (called at the place of Agra University,

Agra from 24.09.1995 vide U.P. Govt. Notification No. 33/XVII-V-1-1(ka)-43-1996, dated 06.01.1996)

Institute of Social Science

Institute of Social Sciences (सामाजिक विज्ञान संस्थान) 

Constituent Departments
सामाजिक विज्ञान संस्थान के तीन अंग हैं :

 

१. Sociology Department 

 

२. Statistics Department 

 

३. Social Work Department 

 

आप प्रत्येक डिपार्टमेंट के बारे में ऊपर दिए गए टैब पर जाकर विस्तृत जानकारी प्राप्त कर सकते हैं। 

HOD

Prof. Mohd Arshad

 

Address

Deptt. Of Sociology, Institute of Social Sciences 

 

Phone

9720039168

 

Email

 

About Department

The department of Sociology came into existence in the year 1955 as an integral part of the Institute of Social Sciences (the then: Agra University, Agra) now Dr.Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Agra. It was aimed to impart postgraduate teaching and research in Sociology along with social work and social psychology. However, the social work course became and independent or separate department in 1983. Initially the department had adopted the annual examination system but since 1970 it switched over to the semester system along with adopting an alternative course of study, that is an alternative to the university run course, which is pursued by the P.G. Colleges affiliated to the university. The department is regarded as a role model for teaching and research in sociology due to its high standards. Research is an essential aspect of the activities of the members of the department. These activities are undertaken at different levels. The collective work of the members of the department express itself in four ways:
· Planning and execution of research projects on behalf of the department.
· Organization of and participation in research seminars of the Institute.
· Production of the institute research journal “The Journal of Social Sciences”
(Discontinued).
· Supervision and guidance of the work of numerous research students working for
their research degree.
The number of students in department limit to only one section of 30 to 40 students for M.A. and 15 seats for M.Phil course. The admission of students is based on the test-cummerit rule. At present 15 students are actively pursuing their Ph.D. The department has had the unique distinction of organizing many conferences for both Indian Sociological Association and Uttar Pradesh Sociological Association. Besides, this one conference of the World Sociological Conference was organized under the convenership of Lt. Prof. R.N.Saxena, Head, Department of Sociology, who was also the founder Director of the institute.
Distinguished sociologist of international repute like Prof. Yogendra Singh, Prof. D.N.Dhanagra, Prof. Yogesh Atal, Prof. Indra Dev, Prof. R.N.Saxena, Prof. P.K.Srivastava, Prof. S.L.Sharma and Prof. S.V.Pande had been members of the department and at one or other stage of its development.

Faculties

S .No

01.
02.

Name

Dr. Deepmala Srivastava 
Dr. Md. Arshad

 

Designation

Professor
Associate Professor

 

Qualifications

Ph.D.
M.A, NET, Ph.D.

Courses & Fees

Courses Name Syllabus Duration
Minimum – Eligibility
Admission Procedure
No of Seats

Fees
M.A.   2 Years (4
Semester)
Graduation
with 45%
Interview 30  
M.Phil   1 Year (2
Semester)
M.A. In
Sociology
with 55%
Marks
Written
Test and
Interview
15  
Ph.D   As per UGC/University Norms        
             
             

Achievements Regarding department

 

· The department has produced 15 Ph.D. and 30 M.Phil students in last 2 years.
· The department has a number of publications to its credits.

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HOD

Prof. Diwakar Khare

 

Address

Deptt. Of Statistics, Institute of Social Sciences

 

Phone

9457465252

 

Email

 

About Department

The department of statistics was established as a constituent department of the Institute of Social Sciences in the year 1956 under eminent statistician Professor Desraj. Illustrious academicians such as Prof. B.P. Adikari, Prof. D.D.Joshi, Prof. V.K.Sethi are among several renowned intellectuals who have served this department. This department is second oldest in Uttar Pradesh and third in North India. Since the inception the thrust has been to study and impart training in statistical applications in various fields, social sciences in particular. In 1977, the department designed the first course in computer applications in the university when there were no computers in the university. The assistance of AMU was taken for arranging practice sessions on their mainframe systems for the statistics. The department has the distinction of installing the first mainframe computer in 1985. Since then the department has been imparting training in computer applications. Presently, the department runs M.Stat. and M.Phil (Statistics) courses. Curricular Aspects Students of M.Phil are required to complete four theory papers and one dissertation on recent developments in statistical theory and practice. M.Stat. students have to undertake twelve theory courses, four practicals, one comprehensive viva-voce and one project work. Evaluation and learning process The educational pattern of the department is based upon semester system. Besides end semester examinations, the students are evaluated through various other components evaluation eg. Regular sessional tests, seminars, assignments etc. Infrastructure The department has been equipped computer lab. The departments books are maintained in Institute of Social Sciences library. Research The department offers Ph.D. and D.Sc. programs in statistics. Students are engaged in research in the fields of Survey Sampling, Design of Experiments, Statistical Inference, Economic Statistics, Demography, Bio Statistics, Operation Research, Poverty Measurement, Data-Mining, Marketing Statistics etc.

Faculties

 

S.No. Name Designation Qualifications
1 Prof. Diwakar Khare Professor & H.o.D. M.Stat, Ph.D
2 Prof. Meenakhi Srivastava Professor M.Sc, Ph.D., UGC-NET
3 Prof. Vineeta Singh Professor M.Stat, M.C.A, Ph.D.
4 Prof. Manoj Kumar Srivastav Professor M.Stat, Ph.D.
       
       

Courses & Fees

Courses Name
Syllabus Duration
Minimum – Eligibility Admission Procedure No of Seats Fees

M.Stat.

Semester I
C:-I-Computer Sciences I C:-II-Real Analysis and Matrices C:-III-Sampling Theory Practical Semester II C:-IV-Estimation Theory C:-V-Linear Estimation and Design of Experiments C:-VI-Probability and Distribution Theory Practical
Semester III
C:-VII-Testing of
Hypothesis
C:-VIII-Multivariate
Statistics and
Sequential Methods
C:-IX- Optional I
Practical
Semester IV
C:-X-Probability Limit
Theorems and
Stochastic Processes
C:-XI-Computer
Science II
C:XII-Optional – II
Practical
Project Work
Comprehensive Viva
2 Years (4
Semester)
Bachelor’s Degree
with Mathematics
OR
Statistics as one of
the subjects with
at least 45% of
marks
OR
Master’s Degree
in Mathematics or
Statistics with
45% marks
Past Academic
Record and
Interview
25  
M.Phil Semester I
Compulsory Paper:
Probability and
Inference
Optional I
Semester II
Optional II
Optional III
Dissertation
1 Year (2
Semester)
Master’s Degree
in Statistics with
atleast 55%
marks
Written
Test and
Interview
15  
D.Sc.
(Stats)
  As per UGC/University Norms        
Ph.D(Stats)   As per UGC/University Norms        
             

Research Area

Applied Statistics, Survey Sampling, Design of Experiments, Statistical Inference, Optimization Technique

 

Achievements Regarding department

 

The department has contributed pioneering work particularly in the field of Information Theory, Stylometry and Social Mobility. The department has organized more then ten international seminars and conferences on Mathematical Statistics, Software Applications and Computational Techniques. It has developed several poverty indices undernourishment indices, product preference indices, Decision making indices for Inventory Management Systems and Queuing systems. The department has major contribution in

  • The construction of Design of Experiments

  • Optimal Stratification Techniques in Survey Sampling, on the use of auxiliary information for the development of superior estimation techniques in survey sampling.

  • Application of statistical techniques in data mining.

Recently researchers are being carried out on prediction and super population models and Bayesian Techniques in finite population estimation. More recently, the department has shown interest on the use of computer aided statistical techniques used by researchers of various disciplines and has organized several workshops

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HOD

Prof. Harivansh Singh

 

Address

Deptt. Of Social Work, Institute of Social Sciences

 

Phone

 

 

Email

 

About Department

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Faculties

 

S.No. Name Designation Qualifications
1 Dr. Ranveer Singh Associate Professor  
2 Dr. R. K. Bharti Associate Professor  
3 Dr. Rajesh Kushwaha Associate Professor  
4 Dr. Rajeev Verma Associate Professor  
 5  Dr. Mohd. Hussain Associate Professor  
       

Courses & Fees

Courses Name
Syllabus Duration
Minimum – Eligibility Admission Procedure No of Seats Fees

M.S.W.


2 Years (4
Semester)
50% of marks in U.G. / PG Admission Test and Interview 45  
             
             
             
             

Training Program

3 months institutional training and 1 Year field work program.

Research Area

Policy Sciences, Social Work Practice, Child Labour and Child Abuse

 

Achievements Regarding department

 

Completed 7 projects and 18 publications

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