School of Humanities & Social Science

Established as a distinct entity in 2023, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Girijananda Chowdhury University seeks to innovate and excel in creating and disseminating Humanities and Social Science knowledge, with the goal of enriching our understanding of human society and relationships. Engaging and powerfully responding to the challenges and opportunities of our times, the academics in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences include undergraduate and graduate programs, and research initiatives in disciplines ranging from English, Economics, Sociology, Social Work, Political Science, Psychology and History with the option of double major, forming an interdisciplinary array of research scholars with global perspectives and a culture of inclusion. The pedagogy to be followed shall be learner centric and aim at holistic development of the students so as to prepare them to face the challenges of the real world. Extra and co-curricular activities are a regular part of the programmes in this School and students will be encouraged to engage in theatre/drama, Classical/Contemporary music, Classical/Modern drama, and Sculpture/Art. Fostering critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and problem-solving abilities, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences endeavors to create an eco-system of personalized learning for its students by using the latest educational technology and ICT, and by introducing the innovative framework of integrated studies in Liberal Arts as per NEP 2020.

The school of Humanities and Social Sciences shall have the following Departments and Programmes: