Social Sciences

Dr. S.S. Chauhan
Dr. S.S. Chauhan
Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, HP University

Dr. S.S. Chauhan is Presently Dean Faculty of Social Sciences. He did his MA from H.P. University, M. Phil from Rajasthan University, Jaipur, Ph.D. and MA LLB from H.P. University. He joined as a lecturer in the Department of Public Administration H.P. University in March, 1985, and became Professor in 2006. He has served University in various capacities, viz; as Chairman, Department of Public Administration from 2005-2007 and 2012 to 2014, Director, Pre-Examination Coaching Centre, Dean Students’ Welfare, Dean of Studies, Controller of Examinations. Along with position of Dean Social Science Dr. Chauhan is presently holding the posts of Dean –Cum- Director College Development Council and Nodal Officer, H.P. University for SIT, Shimla.

Faculty of Social Sciences:
Faculty of Social Sciences came into existence in the year 1970 with three Department/Subjects viz; Political Science, Economics and History. In the year 1975 Psychology became 4th Department/Subject under Faculty of Social Sciences. After 1980s more Departments/Subjects were introduced in the University and became part of Faculty of Social Sciences. Presently following subjects are part of Faculty of Social Sciences;
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Economics
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology & Social Work
  • Home Science
  • Yoga
  • Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Library & Information Science
  • Business Economics
  • Applied History
  • Tribal Studies
  • Population Studies
  • Human Resource Development
  • Development Planning & Evaluation
  • P.G. Diploma in Women’s Development Studies
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Deandyal Upadhyay Studies
  • Rural Development
  • Master’s in Human Resource Development
  • Life Long Learning