The department has four (4) research laboratories, each with a distinct vision and goal. The laboratories are dedicated to facilitate researches in various aspects of English language and literature, Linguistics, Economics and Social Sciences.

Research Lab

Research Lab I: Language Laborartory

It is a great asset for effective and machine aided language instruction. The laboratory is well equipped with audio visual presentations and has acquired language learning software. The laboratory capacity is being increased from the initial 35 to 60 so that more students can benefit in learning and deliver quality research.

Research Lab 2: Sociological Research and Community Outreach

ssslIt has working space for research assistants and is equipped with various tools including computer software for data analysis. It has storage space for equipments and research data.

Research Lab 3: Public Health Research and Documentation

hsslThis lab is equipped with latest softwares and data sets to analyze various concurrent public health issues. It also designs specific research methods for empirical surveys.

Research Lab 4: Outreach Knowledge Centre on Child and Women


With support from UNICEF office of Bihar, the Department of Humanities and Social Science is developing Knowledge Center on Women and Children. It has reference materials for the entire related topic

Important resources: Knowledge Centre on Child and Women, Sponsored by UNICEF Office of Bihar.

For more details please see:  http://www.iitp.ac.in/index.php/schools-and-centers/humanities-and-social-sciences/facilities.html

Important link (recent one or two )

  1. http://www.kcci.org.in/Document%20Repository/05%20Urban%20Basic%20Services.pdf
  2. http://ftr.sagepub.com/content/49/1/45.abstract
  3. yojana.gov.in/2014/eng/Yojana%20April%202014.pdf

Research Lab 5: Linguistics Laboratory

The laboratory is being established with an aim to facilitate world class research in major areas of Linguistics. It has working space for research assistants and scholars and sufficient storage space for various types of equipment. The laboratory also has provision for a sound proof Acoustic Room/ Whisper Room to enhance precision on Acoustic Phonetics and Phonology research.