The Department of Liberal Arts was initiated with the philosophy of imbibing interdisciplinary research and teaching for students at IIT Bhilai. The department offers varied subjects in English literature, Economics and Psychology at the undergraduate level to B.Tech students of the institute. The department runs its own PhD program in these three disciplines as well.
The department boasts of a young and talented faculty team who have international and national collaborations. Faculty in the department attract generous funding from various funding bodies and engage research/project associates in these investigations. Those candidates interested in applying for these positions can look at the website. Currently the department's research specializations and thrust areas include positive psychology, positive organizational behaviour, literary and cultural studies, memory studies, urban studies, Indian writing in English, economic growth, income inequality, and food security to name a few. The department is growing and will be diversifying into other areas as well.
Our current students are from all across the country and do research under various specializations. To prospective students, I invite you to embark on a transformative educational journey with us, where you will acquire knowledge, develop critical thinking skills, and become well-rounded individuals prepared to navigate the complexities of the world. We are excited to have you as a part of our vibrant community, and we look forward to witnessing your growth and success. Furthermore, we encourage you to take advantage of the numerous extracurricular activities and research opportunities available to you. Join clubs, attend seminars, and participate in conferences to broaden your horizons and connect with like-minded individuals who share your interests.