About the Department

The Department of Social Sciences was formed during the year 2018, amalgamating various disciplines, viz., Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Rural Management, Agricultural Extension, Mathematics, Statistics, Languages (both English & Tamil) and Physical Education. The department is involved in teaching, research and extension. The faculty members are committed to provide best learning experience that encourages broader understanding of different concepts, theories, practicality of dealing with communities, societies, cultures, and proficiency in literatures and languages. Further, the department of Social Sciences is also associated with placement cell activities and National Cadet Corps (NCC) for the benefit of undergraduate students of B.Sc.(Hons.) in Horticulture.



To teach fundamental and applied courses in social sciences in a comprehensive as well as holistic manner for undergraduate students.


The department is involved in undertaking research on pertinent location specific socio-economic problems in horticultural sector.


Conducting farmers training programs and undertaking village adoption for technology dissemination.