The Humanities and Social Sciences at Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (IITGN) is committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching. With a strong focus on interdisciplinary research and methodology, the HSS at IITGN has recognized strength in the areas of postcolonial literature, translation studies, political science, history, social epidemiology, psychology/cognition and population studies/demography. The faculty team at IITGN with its diverse expertise offers a range of undergraduate and graduate level courses with an emphasis on rigorous training in critical engagement, cross-disciplinary inquiry and original research. In particular, HSS offers courses of study leading to graduate level degrees in Master of Arts (Society and Culture) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).