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 Study of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Humanities are academic disciplines that study the human condition. The methods that are primarily used are strongly analytical, critical, or speculative. This, as can be perceived, is delineated from the mainly empirical approaches of the Natural Sciences. Examples of the Humanities are ancient and modern languages, Literature, Law, History, Philosophy, Religion and all the Visual and Performing Arts (including Music and Theatre). Some of the subsidiary disciplines included in the Humanities are Technology, Anthropology, Area Studies, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies and Linguistics since these have also come to be regarded as Social Sciences.
The Age of Enlightenment saw a revolution within natural Philosophy, changing the rudimentary paradigm by which the term "scientific" was understood. The accelerating trend of Mathematical studies presupposed a reality independent of the observer and governed by its own rules. Social Science was derived from the moral philosophy of a given time and was influenced by the Age of Revolutions, such as the Industrial Revolution and the French Revolution. During this period Social Sciences developed from the pure Sciences or the systematic knowledge bases or accepted and established practices relating to social improvement.
The early development of the Social Sciences in the 18th century reflects that Social Science had begun to be used as a distinct conceptual field. Social Science was influenced by positivism, focusing on knowledge based on actual positive sense experience and avoiding and circumventing negative; metaphysical speculation.
Contemporaneously, modern social scientists like Karl Popper and Talcott Parsons contributed substantially to the sharpening of the focus of the Social Sciences. Researchers continue to search for a cohesive accord on the methodology that has the power and refinement to connect an overall "grand theory" with the multitude of subsidiary and/or transient theories. This is because these theories continue, with considerable success, to provide usable frameworks for massive, growing data banks. For the present however, the various realms of Social Science progress in a large number of ways to increase the overall knowledge of society. For the foreseeable future, Social Sciences will have different zones in the research of the field.
Study of Humanities and Social Sciences
  S/No. Courses Duration (in yrs) Eligibility
  1 MA English 2 Graduation
  2 MA Hindi 2 Graduation
  3 MA History 2 Graduation
  4 MA Philosophy 2 Graduation
  5 MA Political Science 2 Graduation
  6 MA Psychology 2 Graduation
  7 MA Sanskrit 2 Graduation
  8 MA Sociology 2 Graduation
  9 BA(Hons) English 3 10 + 2
  10 BA (Hons) Hindi 3 10 + 2
  11 BA (Hons) History 3 10 + 2
  12 BA (Hons) Philosophy 3 10 + 2
  13 BA (Hons) Political Science 3 10 + 2
  14 BA (Hons) Psychology 3 10 + 2
  15 BA (Hons) Sanskrit 3 10 + 2
  16 BA (Hons) Sociology 3 10 + 2
  17 BA 3 10 + 2
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