Department of Sociology and Criminology

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The development and progress of any country is related to the development of educational institutions. University of Sargodha has emerged as a center of excellence over the years through quenching the thrust of higher education with vigor and spirit. Since its establishment, University of Sargodha has been contributing to the development, organization and progress of education through human resource development. Realizing that Sociology an emergent discipline, a driving force and the main construct of addressing the socio-cultural problems, University of Sargodha established this department in 2009. Committed to educational excellence, our faculty, comprised of seasoned educationalists and active researchers, employs innovative pedagogical approaches that combine theoretical foundations with real-world applications. Embracing diversity, we encourage students to explore cultural and global perspectives, fostering empathy and cultural competence. The academic offering of the department includes Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees in Sociology, Criminology, and BS 5th after ADP, M.Phil. Sociology and Ph.D. Sociology. Join us at the Department of Sociology & Criminology, where academic excellence, research innovation, and community engagement shape the leaders of tomorrow, making a positive impact on society locally and beyond.


To be a premier hub of social sciences learning, cultivating critical minds capable of catalyzing positive societal change.


  • To empower students through innovative teaching, research-centric curricula, and practical experiences for impactful careers in sociology and criminology
    To conduct interdisciplinary research addressing contemporary societal challenges, advancing knowledge, and developing evidence-based solutions
    To actively engage students with local and global communities, applying expertise to address social inequalities, promote inclusivity, and contribute to societal well-being
    To foster a culture of intellectual curiosity, social responsibility, and ethical leadership

Degree Programs

Our diverse and varied degree programs are designed to uplift research aptitude and instill skill based knowledge to cater the needs of job market.



At UOS we are proud of our accomplishments. Together, faculty, students and staff contribute to create an amazing experience. Here are just a few reasons why UOS is the top varsity in the province of Punjab, Pakistan.




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Research Publications


Our innovation in research is the true reflection of our distinguishing position as a higher education institution. We provide a pathway to our faculty and research scholars to bridge together laboratory research, commercial potential, and solution-focused innovation.

News & Updates

The campus remains abuzz with literary and scholarly events to keep our energetic youth engaged in debates and discussion stimulating critical thinking

Faculty Members

Our resourceful faculty, efficient in providing opportunities for research and mentoring, is devoted to enrich the institutional heritage of quality education, thus, creating a substantial academic experience for the students.

Our People

Living and working across the globe in myriad professional positions, our alumni are torchbearers of the integrity of our institution as well as an inspiration for the generations of students at Sargodha University.

“The Department of Sociology and Criminology has contributed to strengthen my ability to think critically and write analytically.”

Zarqa Azhar at University of Sargodha
PhD (2015-18)

“I am a proud alumnus of SU. My department groomed me academically as well as professionally and made me capable enough to readily face the challenges posed by the modern world.”

Muhammad Asim at Agha Khan University Karachi
PhD (2014-17)

“I am honored to be a part of this department. It helped me in incorporating sociological as well as criminological knowledge to see the world from varied perspectives.”

Farukh Javed
M.Sc Criminology (2018-20)

“BS Sociology has refined my skills through innovation and groomed my personality to a level where I can be a productive part of society. ”

Mehwish Sultana
BS (2016-18)


Phone: 048-9230122