Programme Overview

The Online MA in Sociology offers an immersive exploration into the intricacies of human societies, their structures, and the myriad interactions that shape them. Rooted in the foundational concepts of sociology, this program delves deep into the contemporary issues and dynamics of the modern world, from cultural shifts to social inequalities. Students will engage in a rich curriculum that blends classical sociological theories with real-world applications, giving them the tools to critically analyze and interpret the social realities around them.

In an era marked by rapid technological advances and globalization, understanding societal changes has never been more paramount. This programme positions students at the forefront of sociological thought, integrating traditional academic rigor with modern research methodologies and digital tools. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical insights, graduates will be equipped to contribute meaningfully to academia, public policy, or any sector that values a deep understanding of human societies and their complexities.

Programme Highlights


Classical Sociological Theories

An in-depth exploration of foundational sociological thinkers and their contributions to understanding society.

Contemporary Social Issues

Delve into the pressing issues of the modern world, from gender and racial inequalities to the challenges posed by globalization.

Quantitative & Qualitative Research Methods

Equip students with the essential tools to conduct sociological research, be it through surveys, interviews, or ethnographic studies.

Digital Sociology

Explore how the digital age impacts social behaviors, structures, and inequalities, including the role of social media and virtual communities.

Sociology of Globalization

Understand the social dynamics in an increasingly interconnected world, focusing on migration, transnationalism, and global culture.

Cultural Sociology

Study the intricate ways in which culture influences and is influenced by societal structures, norms, and beliefs.

Urban Sociology

Analyze the social fabric of urban settings, understanding challenges and opportunities in rapidly growing cities.

Social Movements & Change

Investigate the factors behind societal change, from grassroots movements to global activism.

Environmental Sociology

Delve into the social dimensions of environmental issues, from climate change to sustainability movements.

Sociological Professional Development

Workshops and guidance on applying sociological knowledge in various professions, from policy-making to non-profit sectors.

Eligibility Criteria

Academic and Professional Background:

A bachelor’s degree (with minimum 50% score) from an accredited institution and, often, work experience of (2-3 years) in a relevant field are typically required.

Application Materials:

Letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose, and possibly an interview are commonly part of the application process.

Selection Criteria

Admission decisions will be influenced by the candidate’s own description of their academic history, complemented by a compelling Statement of Purpose.


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Semester 4
  • Classical Sociological Tradition
  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Fundamental of Research
  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • Globalization and Society
  • Methodology of Social Research
  • Criminal Justice and Correctional Management
  • Generic Elective I
  • Teaching Aptitude
  • Gender and SocietySociology of Kinship Family and Marriage
  • Sociology of Demography
  • Generic Elective II
  • Term Paper
  • 1 Course from the GE Basket 1 which is not chosen as Generic Elective (GE)
  • Sociology of Health
  • Generic Elective III
  • Generic Elective IV Dissertation
  • Next 2 Courses from GE Basket 2 & 3 of the same area from which the Course was chosen in Term Paper

Fee Structure

The cost of enrolling in an online MA (Sociology) program varies depending on the institution, with fees ranging from INR 50,000 to INR 2,00,000. 

The fee structure for an online MA program is typically influenced by the type of university offering the program, with government universities charging lower fees, typically in the range of INR 50,000 to INR 1,00,000, and private management institutes charging higher fees, ranging from INR 1,00,000 to INR 2,00,000 for the entire course.

Admission Process

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  • Step 4: Provisional Confirmation of Admission: Receive your provisional acceptance and see yourself one step closer to your MA journey.
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  • Step 6: Pay Tuition/Programme Fee: Secure your spot by completing the financial formalities of the program.
  • Step 7: Confirmation of Admission: Celebrate the official start of your educational journey with your admission confirmation.
  • Step 8: LMS Activation and Issue of Digital Identity Card : Get ready for an interactive learning experience with the activation of your Learning Management System and digital ID.
  • Step 9: Start Your Pre-semester Programme: Get a head start by engaging in pre-semester modules designed to prepare you for the coursework ahead.
  • Step 10: Commencement of Live Online Sessions: Dive into real-time, live online classes and begin shaping your marketing expertise.

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