The Department has been functioning since its beginning of academic session in 2016 under the School of Social Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU) Bihar. This is one of the important departments of the University which cater the contemporary needs of the Indian society. It has well qualified faculty members educated from institutions of prominence and involved in teaching and research. It offers the courses by looking the relevance and importance.
The Department derives its mission from that of the University, which is to develop human resources and capabilities to meet national development needs and global challenges through quality teaching, learning and research. To exhilarate the teaching of sociology by making it oriented to existential and social reality and builds a society of sustainability, equity and quality.