SHSS currently offers doctoral programmes in Economics and English Language & Literature, as well as electives to B.Tech and M.Tech students and Language Proficiency courses. The programmes and courses offered by the school are designed to help students strengthen their critical thinking and analytical skills.

Doctoral Programme

The doctoral programme the school offers is discipline-oriented (corresponding to the disciplines of Economics, Linguistics, Philosophy, Literature etc.). Presently, SHSS offers doctoral programmes in Economics and English Language & Literature. The candidates selected under the doctoral programme will undertake relevant course work in each disciple followed by research work under the supervision of an advisor. The advisor is assigned to the candidate by the school, after taking into account the former’s aptitude, needs and preferences.

Courses Offered


  • Sociolinguistic Fieldwork
  • Research Methods in the Social Sciences
  • Topics in Time Series Econometrics
  • Advanced Economic Theory: Macroeconomics
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Research Communication
  • Technical Writing


  • Foundation Programme in HSS
  • Introduction to English Language and Literature
  • Economics
  • Language and Society
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film Appreciation through World Cinema
  • Econometric Data Science
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Foundational Course in Entrepreneurship

Language Proficiency Programmes

  • English Language Proficiency
  • Introduction to French Language and Culture
  • Introduction to German