Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)


The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences was established in the year 2016. Interdisciplinary by nature, the department has faculty specializing in fields such as Literature, Gender Studies, Digital Humanities, Philosophy, Political Economics, Economics of Conflict, among others. The department offers a diverse range of courses to B. Tech., M.S. and Ph.D. students, aiming to promote critical and analytical thinking, appreciation of arts and aesthetics, and an increased awareness of concepts, debates and contexts.

Engaged in teaching, research, training and outreach activities, the department also offers a full-time doctoral programme to aspiring researchers.

The Department invites researchers, academics and organizations to collaborate with it, as it looks to expand its outreach and impact through interdisciplinary contributions.

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