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School of Humanities & Social Sciences

About

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 postgraduate programmes, 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. 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.

Dean's Message

Prof. Shantanu Chakravarty

The core mission of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences is to inculcate knowledge, critical thinking, creative expression and intellectual curiosity. Our prime focus is to prepare the students for a variety of careers so that they excel in their future endeavours as well as prepare the students to meet the requirements of the contemporary world.
Our school includes seven departments: English and Foreign Languages, Economics, History, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology and Psychology. It also includes two centres: the Centre for Performing Arts and the Centre for Modern Indian Languages. We are dedicated to include interdisciplinary researches; student learning and public programming that would surely break new grounds by addressing urgent questions of social relevance.
Our faculty instills innovative pedagogy to teach and transform the minds and lives of the students. The training in humanities empowers them to excel in their careers and be ready for the world.
As the Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, I welcome you to Girijananda Chowdhury University. Explore our course offerings, the expertise of our faculties and the excellence of our outstanding facilities.

Departments​

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. Cocurricular and extracurricular activities are also emphasised upon within the academic framework of every programme.

Department of History

The Department of History established in 2023 envisions to embark on a gratifying journey in the creation of future historians ...

Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at GCU offers undergraduate, postgraduate programmes. The department has a team of highly  ...

Department of Economics

The Department of Economics at Girijananda Chowdhury University is one of the strongest departments having faculty members who ...

Department of Sociology & Social Work

The Department of Sociology and Social Work at Girijananda Chowdhury University admits students to its programmes of studies which ...

Department of Political
Science

To disseminate multi-faceted high-quality education and foster the holistic development of the students, the Department of ...

Department of English & Foreign Languages

The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Girijananda Chowdhury University is committed to questioning and reformulating ...

Department of Education

The Department of Education is committed to providing teaching of highest standards, active mentoring   of students and ...

Department of Mass Communication

The Department of Mass Communication at Girijananda Chowdhury University is likely to be a dynamic academic unit dedicated to the ...

Programmes under the School

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. Cocurricular and extracurricular activities are also emphasised upon within the academic framework of every programme.

Infrastructure & Facilities

The School of Humanities and Social Science is well equipped with every necessary facility and infrastructure for students to gain thorough knowledge and hands-on experience in their field of study. The facilities also extend to attend to their extracurricular interests and general health and well being because we at Girijananda Chowdhury University firmly belief that each individual needs to have access to every resource of what enables them to emerge as better humans.

  • Laboratories

  • Workshop

  • AICTE Idea-Lab

  • Indoor stadium

  • Sports

  • Library

  • Gymnasium

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