The Humanities and Social Sciences Department incessantly tries to provide a humane perspective to the various technical branches at IIT Patna. It strives consistently to excel in its efforts day by day. Innovative and pertinent research is one such tool through which excellence can be aspired. The department envisions establishing itself as one of the best research platforms to young minds who have the undying thirst for knowledge. Past and ongoing researches in Economics, English language and literature, Linguistics, Management, Psychology, Public Health and Sociology not only try to answer useful inquiries but also try to use learning and imaginative actions as powerful tools to add to the enrichment and progress of human society. The uniqueness of the department will be realized by its successful and innovative researches along with the various interdisciplinary and multi disciplinary collaborations both within and beyond the institute.