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Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

  • The Department of Humanities & Social Sciences plays the distinctive role of integrating human attributes and values with a holistic science and technology education. It helps to make India’s bright young minds critical thinkers and ensures all round holistic development of students through teaching a variety of subjects, innovative curricula, and participation in co-curricular activities. The department offers subjects like Professional Communication, Engineering Economics, Principles of Management, Industrial Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Human Values and Ethics.

  • The department is introducing BA Economics (Honors) from this academic session. Further, in order to make the students campus ready, they are exposed to corporate communication and their technical writing skills developed with an emphasis on critical thinking, rhetorical analysis, effective writing and effective document design. Nationally renowned trainers impart training in subjects like Soft Skills Development, Aptitude Building and Personality Development to enable them to present themselves effectively and handle professional situations.

Objective of the Department

  • To provide adequate exposure in English language in order to build a strong foundation for the students.
  • To provide guiding principles and tools for the development of students into a Professional.
  • To make the students understand the role of interpersonal relationships and individual differences in modifying work environment.
  • To develop skills to manage business organizations in a dynamic global environment.
  • To help them to recognize the role of individual values as well as various other values in making society better.

Highlights of the Department

  • Foreign Languages

    The Foreign Languages program is designed to provide students with a professional edge in today’s competitive environment. DITU has entered into an MoU with the Embassy of France for teaching French language. A French national teaches French to the students at the end of which globally recognized due certification is provided. A language certification course in German & Spanish is also being run by the department.

  • Language Lab

    Multimedia Language Lab equipped with sixty three multimedia computers has been specially designed for language learning and offers a variety of functions for language tutorials.

    PhD in English

    The department also offers a Ph.D program in English.

Various Clubs

  • ‘Clikrrati Literati’ , the literary club nurtures the talents of students in literary fields. (Literary events, Poetry) It celebrates major events and occasions by organizing competitions that help students to explore, understand and realize their true selves. Major events are Rajbhasa Mahotsava and Desh Prem Mahotsava.
  • The Red Ribbon club is formed by DIT, Dehradun in association with Uttarakhand State AIDS Control Society (USACS) under the NSS. The club aims at spreading awareness about AIDS and its prevention through various competitions like Slogan Writing, Painting, Quiz , Essay Competition etc.
  • Spic Macay DIT University chapter of was inaugurated in April 2012. The club promotes Indian culture among youth through classical music and dance events.
  • The Editorial Board is the ideal platform to exhibit and hone the immense talent of budding professionals. It consists of teams for creative writing, editing and designing of University publications.
  • Mesmoronica The Music & Dance Club aims at exploring hidden musical talents in students in different genres i.e., instrumental, Indian classical and folk music.
  • Personality Development Club (PDC) aims at the overall grooming of the personality of students by assessing their areas of weakness and working on them to bring about a positive transformation.
  • Research Club The Research Club was founded on 9th April 2016.This club aims at nurturing the potential of young researchers. In the University a large number of young technocrats with a lot of intellectual abilities are seen. They are creative, thoughtful and energetic. This club organizes two events in every session, The Paper Presentation Competition in the Odd semester and Quiz Competition in Even semester.