School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management

Head of the School


Prof. Swarup Kumar Mahapatra

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School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management

The School of Humanities, Social Sciences & Management at Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar corroborates many humanistic disciplines through teaching and research across Economics, Planning, Language, Literature, Culture, Social Policy, Technological Development, Psychological Behaviors, Public and Private values. Study of the humanities provides students with social perspectives and cultural awareness. It also instills in them the ability to express clearly and accurately. The discipline enables students to critically evaluate ideas and actions, and to make choices on shared values and priorities. Its scope is international and approach is interdisciplinary. The School works at the intersections of Applied Micro Economics, Productivity and Efficiency, Development Economics, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Environmental Economics, Natural Resources Economics, Finance, Mineral Economics,  Climate Change, Indian Writing in English, Post Colonial Literature, Travel Writing, Business Communication, American Literature, Canadian Literature, English for Language Teaching, Cross Cultural Communication, Autobiography, Consumer Behavior, Cyber Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psycholinguistics, Psychology of Personality and Marketing. The School’s aim is to help students develop the requisite communicative, analytic, and cultural knowledge to thrive in all aspects of their lives. Currently the School offers courses for B. Tech. disciplines and doctoral programs in Economics, English and Psychology. Along with these diverse academic departments, the School is home to a wide variety of interdisciplinary collaborations, path-breaking research projects, and unique areas of study.


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