Objectives & Activities

Objectives: The main objective of CDSO is to produce specialized skilled social scientist in both basic and applied areas of sociology. Towards that goal, CDSO has been offering course on number of programs in social sciences. The programs and courses are run through afore-mentioned more than 45 campuses/colleges all over the country and also some other campuses/colleges are offering programs at Bachelor level. Beyond that it has been taught in other areas such as medicine, engineering, forestry, agriculture, management and administration. CDSO is also planning to develop and implement new programs in teaching and research which are more relevant in the present context. Besides, CDSO also offers courses on research methodology, academic writing and supervises full time MPhil and PhD programs. In order to achieve its goal of promoting sociology in Nepal CDSO has the following objectives:

  1.       Upgrade the quality of teaching and research through incorporating modern science and technology including communication mechanism at the department;
  2.       Updating and upgrading curriculum of Bachelor, Master and M. Phil level programs regularly and implement effectively;
  3.       Revise and implement master level syllabus in every 3-5 years period;
  4.      Improve physical and academic environment of department and maintain it up to date forever;
  5.       Develop institutional capacity and network accelerating the functions of Professor Chaitanya Mishra Foundation for Social Sciences particularly targeting faculty and students’ capability; 
  6.        Generation of financial resources for research and study grants/fellowship/scholarships for both faculty and students studying at MA, MPhil and PhD degree;
  7.       Conducting orientation to the faculty about new courses to upgrade teaching quality;
  8.       Launching training programs to the faculty about research methodology and other relevant topics/issues to enhance their capability;
  9.         Searching and establishing inter-university exchange programs for faculty and students at MA, MPhil and PhD degree. 

Activities: Major activities to be carried out to achieve these objectives are as follows:

  1. Upgrade the quality of teaching and research through incorporating modern science and technology including communication mechanism at the department;
  2. Updating and upgrading curriculum from Bachelor to M. Phil level programs regularly and implement effectively;
  3. Revise and implement master level syllabus in each two-five years period;
  4. Improve physical and academic environment of department and maintain it up to date forever;
  5. Develop institutional capacity and network accelerating the functions of Professor Chaitanya Mishra Foundation for Social Sciences particularly targeting students’ capability; 
  6. Generation of financial resources for research and study grants/fellowship/scholarships for both faculty and students at MA, MPhil and PhD degree;
  7. Conducting orientation to the faculty about new courses to upgrade teaching quality;
  8. Launching training programs to the faculty about research methodology and other relevant topics/issues to enhance their capability;

Latest News and Updates

2017

काठमाडौं–इतिहास र समाज कसरी जोडिएको छ ?

2017
Sociology 2nd Semester EXAM routine has been published.
2017

Prof. David Seddon's talk remained insightful! Thank you those who participated.

2017

Indu Pant giving a talk on child marriage practices in Nepal, this afternoon (December 6, 2016) at CDS. A very good presentation. Well appreciated, and thank you!!

2017
Congratulations to Avash Bhandari, recipient of the Gopal Singh Nepali Memorial Research Award-2016 for his MA thesis 'Hindu School in a Secular State: Interpreting Secularism in Nepal Ved Vidhyashram'.