School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences


Academic Curriculum at Chanakya University is based on the liberal education model and allows students to take courses from diverse fields with multiple Entry and Exit points in the program. Some of the highlights of the School are:  

  • Liberal education with multiple Majors, Minors and Open Electives and multiple Entry and Exit points in the four-year BA program.  
  • Foundation and Competence courses for skill development and basic knowledge of social sciences, languages and Indian knowledge tradition  
  • Lectures and workshops by professionals in the discipline  
  • Opportunity for internship in the final year  
  • Research methodology courses and the option to write a dissertation for meritorious students. 

School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is a hub of knowledge and expertise in Human Sciences. The School offers undergraduate majors in in Psychology, Literary and Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Economics, Political Science, and International Relations with a substantial component of Indian Knowledge traditions. The School also promotes innovative methods in Teaching and Research, combining Theoretical Knowledge with Experiential Learning, Skill Development, and Industrial Training. 


Advisory Committee

Faculty members

Prof. Ashok H.S.

Professor & Dean

Sri. M.S. Chaitra

Associate Professor of Practice

Dr. Vinayachandra Banavathy

Associate Professor and Director, Centre for Indian knowledge systems

Dr. Ramakrishna Pejathaya

Associate Professor

Dr. Vinayak Rajat Bhat

Associate Professor

Dr. Rajesh Aruchamy

Associate Professor

Dr. Lovey Srivastava

Associate Professor

Dr. Ashwini B. Desai

Assistant Professor

Dr. Tilak M. Rao

Assistant Professor

Dr. Harshith Joseph

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ananya Sanyal

Assistant Professor

Sri. Saurav Sarmah

Assistant Professor

Dr. Charu Ratna Dubey

Assistant Professor

Sri. Ajay Chandra

Assistant Professor

Dr.Rajendrakumar Joshi

Adjunct Professor