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Department of Humanities and Social Sciences 


Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, is an institution of excellence globally recognised for the academic calibre and versatility of its educational programmes. We take immense pride in the teaching and the research culture of the institute, which is guided by a scientific temper as well as an aspiration for creative autonomy in thought and action. The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences is a hub of literary, linguistic, cultural, and social exploration. One can immerse themselves in the power of language, literature, and the intricacies of human behaviour with our diverse offerings. Our department proudly provides robust programs in English and Culture Studies, French, German, Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, Creative and Performing Arts. Whether you are drawn to the beauty of literature, the nuances of multilingual communication, or the study of society and the human mind, we shall help carve the pathway for you. 

At HSS (Established in the year 2023), we believe in “सा विद्या या विमुक्तये“, fostering intellectual growth, encouraging critical thinking, promoting empathy, and augmenting cultural understanding. Our dedicated faculty members bring passion and expertise to their respective discipline, ensuring a vibrant and engaging learning experience.

For the aspirants of higher education, we also offer a PhD programme for those seeking to deepen their knowledge and contribute to the cutting-edge research to the existing corpus. Join us in our community where ideas thrive, language resonates, and the complexities of culture, society, and psychology are unraveled with commitment. Your academic journey awaits in the department of humanities and social sciences, where curiosity meets scholarship.


Dr. Utpal Baul
Professor & Head 
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
BIT Mesra, Ranchi
Jharkhand-835 215

Phone:  +91-9431175061



Last Updated - 14-May-2024