The department of Sociology was established in the year 1981 with the commencement of undergraduate course. The faculty of the department consists of three members. Two of them arePh D holders. The Department of Sociology is in the forefront of organising many programmes of social relevance within the college as well as outside.
Every year, students are meticulously encouraged to take part in Kerala Sociological Conference and are guided to make paper presentations.Every year, Students present their projects as paper presentations in the R Sankar Memorial Spectrum Seminar Series.
Department Magazine is published every year illustrating the literary and artistic talents of the students.
The Dept has signed MOU with Center for Gerentological Studies, Thiruvananthapuram and carries out collaborative academic activities.The Dept. has offered UGC approved certificate course in Counselling and Guidance for Geriatric Care; which is a skill development program under UGC NSQF in association with Center for Gerentological Studies, Thiruvananthapuram.
“Anayatha Aiswarya Deepam”Project is a novel initiative of Sociology Department to financially support the differently abled students of our College in memory of Aiswarya A G, a differently abled student of 2019-20 BA Sociology Batch who passed away due to disability related health issues.
Dept. has a very vibrant Alumni Association "SACSHI" which meets frequently for holding executive committee meetings and annual general body meetings.
In the year 2021, SACSHI has made academic, infrastructural as well as student oriented financial contributions to the Institution.
SACSHI Alumni, Dr V. Shinju Head, Department of Sociology Vimala College, Thrissur inaugurated the Sociology Association 2021and delivered the invited lecture on the topic: "Gender Equity through Empowerment" as part of the webinar organised by Dept. of Sociology, on 31 July 2021.
SACSHI sponsored the name board of the College Gate and Office building in the year 2021.SACSHI presented Endowment Award to A K Ananthakrishnan a deserving studious student from 2nd year BA Sociology. Aneesh Memorial Best outgoing student award was presented to Akshitha Ajay for her excellent all round performance.