Faculty of Social Studies

About the Faculty of Social Studies

Faculty of Social Studies is an integral part of Dr. K.N. Modi University from the beginning when the university was founded in 2010. The department has been offering core and elective courses in the interdisciplinary and research oriented nature. The department has also been admitting prospective students to undertake research leading to PhD degree in various subjects. The underlying mandate of the university is to provide a well-rounded education to students and create a genuine concern for social and environmental issues entailing the active concern for humanistic, social and universal dimensions of knowledge hence faculty expertise of the department including communication skills, gender studies, English and social theory. At present the department has a very well equipped communication lab. We also offer opportunities to the students to explore identity, values, manners and morals.

Under the Aegis of Faculty of Social Studies, Department improves the language proficiency of the students in English with emphasis on LSRW skills. We enable them to communicate confidently and competently in English Language in all spheres. The department has also formed some clubs such as Social Responsibility club, Literary Club and Social and Recreational Club, which conduct many activities to enhance social responsibilities towards society, creative thinking and imagination of the students. We also organize the classical and cultural program through SPIC MACAY which foster the Indian culture and disperse its hues in the students’ spirit.

Faculty of Social Studies also believes in the faculty development as the technological advancement is going at a fast pace so for this reason these program inculcate advancement that allow the faculties to strike balance between conventional and modern teaching pedagogy. Faculty of Social Studies is also relentlessly working in the direction to remember all the dignitaries and legendary personalities who have worked towards the upliftment of our nation. We are proud to celebrate their anniversaries so that their toil and spirit can echo in the university’s premises. Faculty of Social Studies of Dr. K. N. Modi University believes in the holistic development of the students and the faculties are ceaselessly working towards it.

HoD’s Desk

Dr. Dharmendra Yadav
Head of Department  
Faculty of Social Studies

Faculty of Social Studies has been established with the aim to inculcate a scientific temper and increase practical knowledge with human and social values. Its motive is  to develop a center of teaching and research with a global impact through outstanding and best programs introduced by the disciplines of English, Sociology, Public Administration, Geography, Economics and History. As a graduate and Ph.D. in Social Studies, the students will have a foundation for better understanding and engaging with the globalized world. They will be equipped with the tools needed to make sense of the changing social world and contribute solutions to difficult social problems of the new world order. The department has an inter-disciplinary approach that focuses on recognizing and analyzing social elements that shape our lives and offer a unique perspective to develop a social understanding and promote social concern and social action.

Today, with the completion of 10 years of existence we have gained respect across the states for our work and academic achievements. In keeping with the overall objectives of Dr. K. N. Modi University, faculty of Social Studies not only helps students filter and integrate the knowledge that already exists, but also develops new and deeper insights to add to the stock of existing knowledge. This is made possible by rigorous classroom teaching, interaction among students from different disciplines where students are taught both the concepts necessary for scientific enquiry and the skills needed to solve instant issues and problems.

The department also intensely believes in a balance between knowledge and career skills at one end and self-awareness, values-driven leadership development at the other. Accordingly, there is an important emphasis on experiential and joyful learning, strategic thinking, creativity and mentoring.

Faculty of Social Studies has a very well-equipped communication lab. Workshops, seminars and lectures are organized throughout the year to sensitize, update and upgrade the students and faculty members to get exposed to ideas and teaching methodology. We develop our students to contribute effectively in multiple decision-making and leadership roles and flourish to succeed wherever they live and work in the world. In the coming years, our department plans to expand the horizons and scopes of work with students. None of the achievements of the year would have been possible without the efforts of our dedicated faculty members. We have confidence that faculty of Social Studies of Dr. K. N. Modi University will continue to perform and reform the lives of the students by providing knowledge, guidance, mentoring and solutions to the issues.

Our Vision

It is our earnest effort to maintain the Department that leads the University for the Development and qualifies as an accredited leader in teaching and training in the Faculty of Social Studies. The vision of the department is to offer courses that aim to strengthen the students’ creative and critical thinking, problem solving abilities, communication skills and broaden intellectual perspectives, to understand and deal with social realities through continuous learning experiences

Our Mission

  • To aspires excellent teaching and training to the young students in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences through result-oriented quality education and foster the learning in the environment to produce emerging professional leaders, self-development-oriented learners and dependable citizens of the global community.

Our Faculty

Events and Seminars

  • XIII Annual Conference on, William Shakespeare through the Ages

The thirteenth Annual Conference of Rajasthan Association for Studies in English was organized on 5 and 6 November 2016 at Dr. K. N. Modi University, Niwai, Tonk, Rajasthan, on the topic William Shakespeare through the Ages. Prof. H. S. Chandalia, Vice President of the Association was present at the conference and delivered his keynote address.

  • International Conference on Environmental Justice Culture, Resistance and Ethics 

The conference aimed to recognize ecological spaces denied to cultural communities across the world and theorize them by understanding the ethics, justices and injustices involved. The conference was a pioneering one in the academic area of Environmental Justice in India. The conference created scholarship in all disciplines which was a collective and collaborative effort. This discourse encouraged researchers and scholars to work in this upcoming and most relevant area that would help them launch courses and programs.

  • The conference was sponsored by Indian Council for Philosophical Research, New Delhi organized on 24 & 25 March 2017. HOD of Faculty of Social Studies  presented a research paper titled “Water Resource Management through Community Participation in Nalanda, Bihar”.
  • On 15th April 2017, Dr. A. H. Faizee (Associate Professor) presented a programs / lecture on “Communication and personality development”. This was a successful programs to motivate and sensitize students for their holistic growth and development. At the end of the session student were asked to share their experiences both individually and in groups, as well.

  • On 28th October 2017 Dr. A. H. Faizee (Associate Professor) presented a programs/lecture on “Security of Food, Water and Natural Resources”. We organized this workshop to train our students and faculty members in water security, food security, water quality, wash and hygiene concepts. Through the workshops, we focused on empowering the intended beneficiaries. 

  • “AVLAMBAN” Orientation cum Induction Program: The orientation programs is an opportunity for all students to learn, how to navigate through this campus and introduce themselves to the University’s pattern, values and culture. Orientation can be used to build a network of resources that will help students and their parents to start their journey in a better way on the right path with DKNMU’s motto of value, knowledge and character. This is a formal welcome to the students of the DKNMU family and introduces them with the culture of the University.

  • Supplement classroom academic program with field visits & career-focused itinerary. Students shared their experience of academic learning achievements and learning outcomes in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya.

  • Celebration of Independence Day (August 15th): Independence Dr. K. N. Modi University in collaboration with Faculty of Social Studies celebrated the nation's 72nd Independence Day and remembered with gratitude the sacrifice of the freedom fighters.

  • SPICMACAY: Faculty of Social Studies invited Ms. Ragini Chandrashekhar, one of India’s finest Bharatnatyam dancers on November 6th 2018 at DKNMU campus under the aegis of Spic Macay. Ms. Ragini Chandrashekhar presented ‘Pushpanjali’ in Alaritu followed by the Ganesh Vandana. Her final performance was a presentation on ‘Balagopal’. The elated students thoroughly enjoyed her flawless performance.

  • SPICMACAY: Faculty of Social Studies invited ‘Padma Shree Bharti Bandhu’ one of the greatest Kabir Sufi and Sai Bhajan Singers on September 23rd, 2017. The hall was crowded; there were not only music lovers, but also teachers and students. Everyone present was captivated by the strength and power of the voice of the great singer.



  • PO1: Literary Knowledge: To attain fundamentals about English language and literature, Economics, History, Sociology , Hindi literature, and their fundamentals.
  • PO2: Problem Analysis: Identity, formulate, research literature and analyze complex literary problems reaching substantiated conclusions using basics of English Literature.
  • PO3. Design/ Development of Solutions: Design solutions for problems and design system components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental considerations.
  • PO4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Using research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions.
  • PO5.Modern Tool Usage: Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and IT tools including prediction to teach the English language. 
  • PO6: Development of Critical Skills: Develop critical and analytical skills for the identification and resolutions of problems within complex changing social, linguistic and literary contexts.
  • PO7: Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.
  • PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of English language.
  • PO9: Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • PO10. Communication: To make accurate use of English language in their respective field and communicate effectively.
  • PO11. Project Management and Finance: Make proficient in English language to improve their employability.
  • PO12. Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.


Programs Specific Outcomes [PSO's] of Bachelor of Arts

  • PSO1: Students will be able to develop communication skills in English.
  • PSO2: Students will learn how to think critically in order to successfully participate in dramatic.
  • PSO3:  Students will be able to develop critical thinking.
  • PSO4: Students will be able to identify the different perspectives.

Program Specific Outcomes [PSO's] of Master of Arts

  • PSO1: The program introduces students to a wide range of emerging areas in the field of social studies.
  • PSO2: Students will be able to inculcate in themselves a spirit of critical enquiry and analytical and creative faculties.
  • PSO3: The program ensures extensive knowledge of different areas of literary studies.
  • PSO4: The program ensures that student develop the capacity to be competent teachers of English language literature.
  • PSO5: It enables students to take the net and also seek employment in a variety of new emerging fields.

Infrastructure / Facilities


About the Lab
English has become a common link between people, states and countries and it is playing a very important role for people to have desirable employment. It is important for people to have command over the language in both spoken and written form. Technology based learning has taken high stage learning and development. The modern language lab established at the university aims at facilitating the learners to master the language to increase employability. The Hardware setup consists of a server and 30 clients all with language software installed in it. It is a conscientiously created language learning software solution. This interactive and cost effective language learning platform is simple to use.
It enables the students to understand the process of improving learning skill with emphasis on Learning, Speaking, Reading, and Writing.
Highlights of the Language Lab:
The students are given training in the areas of
  • Conversational English
  • Language skills
  • Soft skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Business communication
  • Group discussion
  • Pre-placement training
  • Corporate readiness
  • Formal and informal situation
  • Resume preparation
  • E-mail writing
  • PPT Preparation and presentation
  • Communication oriented English Club Activities
Fully equipped Smart classes with Audio-Visual, mike, and sound facilities

Student / Faculty Achievement


 Published Books, Research Paper, Articles and Conferences: 
  • Articles published in magazine / newspapers like Sarika, The Patriot, The Observer, The Organizer, The Advent, The Times of India, The Pioneer, The Child Watch, The Quest, Oman times etc.
  • A research paper titled, “Promoting Child Rights through Education: Case of Ethiopia in Africa”, published in ‘Glimpses’ (UGC Approved) International journal.
  • A research paper titled, “SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT THROUGH COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN NALANDA, BIHAR”, published in ‘Glimpses’ (UGC Approved) International journal, ISSN: 2250-0561.
  • A research paper titled, “Stimulating Children to secure their Rights through Education in Ethiopia of Africa”, published in ‘International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research’ (UGC Approved) International journal, ISSN: 2394-8361.
  • A book published titled, “CHILD RIGHTS AND EDUCATION: A Study of Role of Non-Government Organizations in Bangladesh”, Meena Book Publications, Daryaganj, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-85957-20-8.
  • A book published titled, “Child Rights, Education and its Linkages through Ethiopian Case Study” from Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), Germany, ISBN: 978-620-2-06465-1.
  • Wrote a Water Security Plan of Giriak, a research document (book), published and printed by ‘BJUP’ and ‘WaterAid’ jointly.
  • Wrote a Water Security Plan of Raitar, a research document (book), published and printed by ‘BJUP’ and ‘WaterAid’ jointly.
  • Wrote a research book titled “COMMUNITY BASED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME - Baseline Survey Report” for WaterAid (UK).
  • A research paper titled, “CONFLICT & DISPLACEMENT IN THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES -Impact on Child & Education”, accepted for publication in UGC approved International journal named Glimpses.
  • Presented a paper on “CHILD RIGHTS AND SCHOOL EDUCATION IN ETHIOPIA, 1991-2011” in an International Conference at Center for Education Growth and Research - 2014.
  • Carried out a research on the topic titled “A Socio-Economic Study of the Jute Growers of Surjapur Region”, Under (Prof. Mohini Anjum) Head of the Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 1993-1997.
  • Presented a paper on “SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT THROUGH COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN NALANDA, BIHAR” in an International Conference sponsored by Indian  Council of Philosophical Research  on "Environmental Justice; Culture, Resistance and Ethics"  at Dr. K.N. Modi University – 2017.
  • A research paper titled, “Empowering Slum Children through Education -Key to Juvenile Justice at Yamuna Pushta”, published on ‘Child Watch’ journal.
  • Presented a paper on school education organized by the “Indian Institute for Public Administration”.
  • The literary allusions and creative usage of language in Salman Rushdie’s novels, published in international journal for research technology and seminar
  • Electronic junk as per European Union, published in international journal for research technology and seminar
  •  Published Books, Research Paper, Articles and Conferences:
  • Paper Presented: Title – “Women Empowerment through Value Based Upbringing.” Presented at the National Conference on Women Empowerment: Strategies and Interventions (9-10 March, 2018) held at The IIS University, Jaipur


Sponsored Research & Consultancy Projects

Sponsored Research & Consultancy Projects

Research Initiatives

FDP DETAILS : - The University frequently organizes ‘Faculty Development Program’ aimed at enhancing the teaching and other skills of the faculty. It endeavors to make them aware about modern teaching techniques and methodologies. It provides an opportunity to acquire knowledge about current developments in relevant fields. It not only promotes the professional practices relevant to education but also motivates the faculty to achieve competitive teaching and learning environment, thus leading to development pertaining to academics and personal enhancement.

Recently the university organized an FDP program on ‘Workplace Burnout’ and ‘Gung Ho’ concept of productivity. It was based on a classic story about a plant called Walton Works #2, here are invaluable management lessons on increasing productivity by fostering high morale. It will work for any type of organization. The program was conducted by Dr. Supriyo Banerjee who is a renowned development trainer in the corporate world.

Co-Curricular and Extra-curricular activities

  • Mobile Photography Competition on, 29th October, 2021.

Mobile Photography Competition was organized on 29th October,2021, under the aegis of 'Recreational Club' of Faculty of Social Studies. In the competition, Mr. Imran Khan, Head of the Department of Social Studies, Mr. Shashi Maurya of Cyber Security, Siddhant Tiwari of B.Pharma were the judge. Students from all departments of the University participated in the competition. The theme of this competition was the 'natural beauty of the University Campus '.The winner of the competition were Junaid Khan and Nargis Sayed , Suraj Asrani, Abhishek Biswas.

  • Singing Competition on 28 October, 2021.

A singing competition was organized under the aegis of 'Recreational Club' of Faculty of Social Studies on 28 October, 2021 In the competition, English Professor Dr. Kamal Bhattacharya of Faculty Social Studies, Dr. Palak Mishra of Faculty of School of Agricultural Science were the  judges of the competition. Students from all departments of the University participated in it. The winners of the competition were Aniket Bareth, Tejpal Singh Rawat and Nisha Meena.

  • Essay Writing Competition on " Time and tide wait for no one " on 22nd October, 2021.

An Essay writing competition was organized by the Literary Club of the Faculty of Social Studies on 22nd October, 2021. The theme of this competition was "Time and tide wait for no one". Many students of Arts and Law Faculty participated in this competition. Certificates were distributed to the students who wrote the best essay. The winner of the events were Ms. Laxmi Baiwa , Mr. Manoj Kumar Jat and Ms. Deepika Sharma.

  • Hindi poetry competition organized on 14th September, 2021.

The students of all the departments of the University showed their creative talents. Students showed there intellectual and creative skills by writing poems on the theme  like Virah, Radha-Krishna-Samvad, Hindi's Dasha-Disha etc. The aim of the Hindi Poetry Competition was to encourage Hindi writing-reading.  The winners of the program were Mr.Siddhant Tiwari, Mr. Rohan Jangid, Mr. Manoj Kumar Jat and Ms. Dhara Prajapat.

  • Signature campaign organized on 9th October, 2018.

Signature campaign  was organized on 9th October 2018 to encourage students to contribute in protecting our mother earth. The chief guest of the program Mr. Shiv Ram Yadav of Shive Shiksha Samitee and all DKNMU Staff and many others were present to facilitate and responded to the issues raised during the program the HOD Faculty of Social Studies welcomed the chief guest, guests and participants in his introductory speech and began the session highlighting that a healthy environment is important if we want to stay healthy. The President Prof. Sumer Singh said that sometimes people keep their environment very dirty with the result that it badly affects their health. The Provost Prof. S.D. Panday emphasized that wherever we live, it is important for us to keep it clean. Mr. Shiv Ram Yadav said that responsibility for environmental cleanliness is that of all.

  • Social and Recreational Club on8th October, 2018.

The Social & Recreational Club was inaugurated by Pandit Mukesh Sharma, an eminent speaker and singer, on October 8th, 2018. A number of volunteers and students participated in the program. The students entertained the audience by their voice and dance moves. Pandit Mukesh Sharma mesmerized the listeners by singing devotional songs. The program was graced by the honorable President Prof. Sumer Singh and the Provost Dr. S.D. Pandey who inspired the students by their motivational words. The vote of thanks was given by the HOD of Faculty of Social Studies.

  • Literary Club on 15th September, 2018.

An inter department debate competition was organized by the ‘The Literary Club’ on a very relevant topic ‘Should Grading System Be Abolished from Education System?’ on September 15th 2018. Students from different departments took part in the debate competition and exhibited their debating skills. Both the teams, in favor and against, presented strong arguments which were difficult to rebut. The program was also graced by Prof. (Dr.) Sumer Sing, the President of Dr. K. N. Modi University. He shared his insights into participating in such program  and gave a lot of tips to improve communication skills through them.

Workshop/Guestlectures/Industrial Visit


  • International  conference: The department had participated in international conference that was held in March 2023 in campus. The Head of the Department  (HOD) Dr. Dharmendra Yadav Sir had acted as Dr. K. N. Modi Sir . The whole faculties had edited, reviewed about Research papers in this conference.
  • Guest Lectures: Dr. A H Faizee, Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Studies, facilitated as a resource person on education, development and child rights, communication and personality development, Leadership & Personality Development, safe drinking water and sanitation, food security on seminars, workshops, organized by different organizations like CUTS, DRS, Lupin Human Welfare & Research Foundation, Institute for Juvenile Justice, World Vision, FICCI, YOI, Indian Institute of Public Administration, KUNWAR SATYA VIRA College of Engineering & Management, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research Chandigarh, Dr. K. N. Modi University … etc.
  • Guest Lecture on Learning, Teaching and Our Participation in Curriculum Development: A guest lecture was organized by the Faculty of Social Studies on the topic ‘Learning, Teaching and Our Participation in Curriculum Development’ on August 16th 2018. The HOD Faculty of Social Studies welcomed the chief guest, guests and participants in his introductory speech. The lecture was delivered by Prof. Rohit Dhankar, a Professor of Philosophy of Education in Azim Premji University, Bangalore and the founder of ‘Digantar’ a research organization on child education. During the lecture he emphasized upon the importance of curriculum development in relation to the needs presented by the modern education system. He opined that the teaching and learning process has become receiver centric and the curriculum should be framed around the subject’s need.
  • An awareness session on an activity under ICC (10th July 2018): DKNMU organized an awareness session on an activity under ICC [Internal Complaint Committee] of DKNMU on Gender, Sexuality, Sexual Harassment and Abuse was held on 10th July 2018 at 11:30 -12.30 p.m. Speaker - Smt. Rajmkumari Dogra - Member - N.G.O Centre For Human Rights & Social Welfare, Jaipur Smt. Meenakshi - Public Prosecutor, High court, Jaipur, Deendayal Manch, Pradesh Media Prabhai , Member, Moraka foundation, N.G.O, Batika.



Mohit Sharma                                  Deepali                                Suresh Kumar Meena

SGPA – 8.86                                    SGPA – 7.71                        SGPA – 7.43

CGPA – 7.53                                    CGPA – 6.34                        CGPA – 6.45

Rank I                                              Rank II                                  Rank III


Kiran Gouchar                                   Techi Kanu                          Suman Meena

SGPA – 8.86                                      SGPA – 8.29                        SGPA – 8

CGPA – 8.66                                      CGPA – 7.5                          CGPA – 7.77

Rank I                                                Rank II                                  Rank III

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Institute Industry Interaction

Rajasthan Association for Studies in English (RASE) – The university in collaboration with RASE conducted 12th Annual Conference on William Shakespeare through the Ages.

The university has also collaborated with ‘Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR)’ to conduct an International Conference on Environmental Justice Culture, Resistance and Ethics.

Every year DKNMU organizes an Educational & Industrial tour for all students. The objectives of these educational visits are to promote good quality education, national integration and to give students an opportunity to relate the class room learning to the real world situation.


All students are placed well in their chosen fields.



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