Minimum B.A. (Sociology)
The tasks a Sociologist, General is expected to perform include:
Investigating origin and development of community life and social relationships of groups of human beings
Supervising collection and tabulation of data relating to development of community organisations, social customs, etc.
Processing and interpreting data for use by administrators, law makers, educators, organisations, etc. engaged in solving social problems
Studying urban problems such as unemployment, begging, suicide, etc.
Assessing trend and attitude of society and observing social change in time and space
Ability to conceptualise problems and develop research strategies
Knowledge of the complexities of diversity in modern society
Skilled in examining culture, race, ethnicities and organisations
Skilled in compiling quantitative research in the form of statistics or polls
Ability to analyse, assess and interpret data
In-depth knowledge of origin and development of community life
Skilled in recognising and demonstrating the relevance of sociological knowledge to social, public and civil policy
Attention to detail
It is a desk job
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is not a part of this job role
Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available
Work from home option is not available
Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous
One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc. if not taken care of
For freshers - INR 6,000 to INR 10,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Market Trend of Education, Training & Research in India
According to IBEF, India is an important educational centre in the global education industry. India has more than 1.4 million schools and more than 35,000 higher education institutes. India has one of the largest higher education systems in the world and there is still a lot of potential for further development in the education system. India's online education market size is expected to touch US$ 40 billion by 2017. The RNCOS report titled, Booming Distance Education Market Outlook 2018 expects the distance education market in India to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of around 34 per cent during 2013-14 to 2017-18.
Indian sociology has attained an admirable height in terms of teaching and research. In this achievement the Indian Sociological Society (ISS) has played a significant role over the six decades of its existence. Sociological insight helps a society understand how its present might shape its future. For instance, sociologists can suggest policies that are most likely to help a society achieve its objectives. A plethora of job opportunities are available in public and private sector. Therefore, the career as a Sociologist, General has a bright future in India and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.
Public health and welfare organisations
Cities and towns across India