Academic Programs

PhD Sociology

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Program Objectives

The key objectives of the PhD Sociology program include:

  1. To produce intellectually sound and methodologically well-equipped independent researchers in the field of Sociology
  2. To empower participants with advanced research skills and knowledge of social phenomena
  3. To enable participants to apply their theoretical and methodological skill sets for personal and professional growth

Scope of the Program

The Ph.D. Sociology program aims to develop knowledge and provide research and learning opportunities in the field of Sociology. This program will specifically focus on providing a strong theoretical and methodological base to its participants. Students of this program will be able to enhance their critical thinking and analytical skills which will help them become independent researchers and knowledgeable observers of sociological phenomena.
In the present scenario of an ever-changing social world, the role of sociologists and social research is critical to producing good quality indigenous research for continuous knowledge management.

Entry/ admission requirement of the program

The PhD Sociology program will adhere to the Policy of Academic Conduct of the University of Management and Technology. The criteria of admission, retention and graduation will comply with UMT standards.

Admission requirements

  • 18 years of education (M.Phil.) or equivalent qualification in Sociology (preferably) or a related social science subjects* with minimum CGPA 3.0 out of 4.0 (in the Semester System) or minimum first division (in the Annual System), from a recognized university is required to be eligible for the admission to this program.
  •  Passing the UGAT or GRE/GAT Subject Test with minimum 70% or 60% marks respectively is mandatory.
  • Final admission will be granted based on interview conducted by the program admission committee.
  • No of admissions would be as per availability of faculty and HEC/UMT requirements.

Note: The admission requirements are subject to change as per UMT policies.

* Students will be required to complete deficiency courses. i.e. Sociological Theory and Research

Career Prospects

  • Academia (Assistant Professor)
  •  Social Scientist
  • Qualitative & Quantitative Researcher
  • Data Analyst
  • Market Researcher
  • Assistant Director (BPS-17)
  • Social Policy Analyst
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
  • Public Health Officer
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Expert
  •  Government adviser
  • Human resources manager
  • Social Entrepreneurs
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For Admission Queries:

Dr. Sarosh Iqbal 

Acting Chairperson

[email protected]

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