Department Of Humanities and Social Science
Brief on department
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences plays a unique role in an institute where the ethos of science and technology prevails. It is believed that engineering and science are, by their very nature, humanistic and socially derived enterprises. Hence a complete science and technology education must include humanities and social sciences and other behavioral sciences where the students unite application of scientific principles along with human, moral and social understanding.
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences was established in Jaypee Institute of Information Technology in 2001 as a centre of excellence in the field of IT education and training, comparable to the best in the world for producing professionals who shall be leaders in innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity and management. This department is a source of change-facilitators who serve to complement the existing and emerging educational programs by imparting professional and behavioral competencies and, thereby, transforming our students to become the new-age leaders in their chosen professions. The department constitutes a whole universe of intellectual domains, spanning the spectrum of knowledge pertinent to communication skills, individual and group behaviour, psychology, sociology, economics, finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, culture and knowledge management.
The undergraduate courses aim at making the students aware of the various issues concerning man and society. They are meant to sensitize them to the broader social, cultural, economic, ethical and humane issues involved in social change. The M.Tech level course prepares the students for the professional world by creating communication competence that enables them to carve a niche for themselves in the organization they are a part of. The Department also offers Ph.D. programme in Economics, English, Psychology Sociology, and other disciplines with an emphasis on inter-disciplinary topics.
The Department possesses well-equipped library, language and psychology laboratory. For the fulfillment of its teaching and research goals, the Department has competent faculty members with a high degree of excellence who keep pace with the current developments in their fields of specialization.