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Dr. M.G.R.
Educational And Research Institute
(Deemed to be University with Graded Autonomy Status)
Accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade (CGPA 3.31 for 4 point scale)
(An ISO Certified Institution)
Maduravoyal Chennai - 600095. Tamilnadu, India.




Dr M.G.R Educational and Research Institute (Deemed University)

Choices that the students make determine what they are to become. Dr M.G.R Educational and Research Institute, the rated Deemed University offers to students a range of Courses to choose from to enrich their careers – relevant, challenging and rewarding. Qualified and experienced Faculty members of the University provide adequate knowledge and prepare them well to apply the knowledge that they acquire. The institution is aware of and committed to real education, which is to drive the students towards the goal, which their aspirations lead to.

What is Sociology

There cannot be a better study in life than embracing Sociology as the subject of study, which is about society and the social problems. As a social science, sociology opens up the natural faculties of people and enables “systematic study of the development, structure, interaction, and collective behaviour of organized groups of human beings”. The course familiarizes the students with the key concepts of social sciences and Sociology as a discipline, key sociological concepts and the significance of Sociology, which makes society a place for happy living. Importance of sociology in the world need not be overemphasised, as understanding and applying socially relevant principles are the only practical answer to ensure peace and purposeful living in the society

Department of Sociology

The Sociology Department is a place of friendly environment with professors who are well learned in the field of study. The learning that is aimed at is through positively igniting the minds of students to create interest and inclination to imbibe knowledge in the subject adopting extensive study of concepts, cases and the outcomes that engage them into putting their knowledge into practice. Sessions that engage the students in discussions on academics, moral values, personal development, societal commitments (all of which is a consummation of principles in sociology) make them responsible and their lives resplendent. Sociology is one program that prepares students for a wide variety of careers.

Skills that help students to excel in Sociology

Areas of Work / Job

  • Pass in 12th Std., with a minimum percentage of marks required (Intermediate /CBSE/Board examination)
  • 3 years/6 Semesters


Sociology at Dr.M.G.R Educational and Research Institute ?

  • For Extensive subjective knowledge
  • For Practical orientation in the learned concepts
  • Field work as part of Syllabus - designed for learning through real time experience
  • Ethics and morals and the standards thereof for practicing
  • Strengthening communication which is the most important tool in sociology
  • Infrastructure and facilities engage the students strongly bonded to their educational objectives
  • University within Chennai city limits – provides least travel time resulting in enhancing study time possibility significantly

Benefits of studying Sociology

  • Optimization of natural strengths of the Students
  • Development as individuals having strong societal perspectives
  • Systematic study of the development, structure, interaction, and collective behaviour of organized groups of human beings
  • Critically understanding of social structures, institutions, and relationships