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Human being is a social creature. No one of us can deny the importance of society in our lives. Therefore, there has been a continuous attempt to study the human society since time immemorial. This has helped the emergence of Social Science as a field of study. Social science deals with the systematic study of the human society and its related aspects. Social Science helps us to know the society we live in. Social Science is important for both communities and for organizations as knowledge of physical and social environment of human society makes us capable of facing and solving challenges of our daily life. As a student of social science, one can learn human qualities, positive attitudes, fruitful imagination, undesirable beliefs, religion, organizational behavior, group dynamics, managerial competencies etc. through critical thinking. Social Science is a vast field of study which includes study of human civilization, culture, social development, moral values, personality, reasoning, proficiency, habits, psychology, economics, commerce, management and so on.  

Understanding the importance, Assam down town University in its attempt to create and disseminate knowledge in the field of social sciences, established the Faculty of Commerce, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences (CMHSS) in August, 2017 by bringing together the departments of social sciences of the university under one umbrella. Presently, there are three departments under the faculty of CMHSS. The departments are,

1. Department of Management which was started in 2010,

2. Department of Hotel Management which was started in 2010 and later it was renamed as Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management in 2017

3. Department of Humanities and Social Sciences which was started in 2013.

The Faculty of Commerce, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences (CMHSS) is marching forward in teaching, learning and research with the following vision an mission,


The Faculty of Commerce, Management, Humanities & Social Sciences is committed to produce competent human resource, capable of contributing productivity to various branches of humanities & Social Sciences by providing holistic & sustainable academic infrastructure & programmes confirming with the changing needs of society.


To nurture and augment the creative facilities of students and develop cognitive abilities of the younger generation. To emphasize continual up gradation of syllabus and adopt current and emerging curricula. To enhance industry academia interaction thereby provides adequate exposure to students for capacity building. To propagate knowledge that is utilitarian and aesthetic in its makeup. To emphasize research and development in the related field by harnessing the potential of the students and foster innovation & creativity.

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