With an interdisciplinary perspective at the heart of its approach, the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at NIT Patna provides intellectual and cultural foundations for the study of human relations with society interaction and teaching towards problem solving of the nation in contemporary contexts. The department, with its diverse expertise offers students in the B Tech programme courses aimed at developing essential skills in critical thinking and writing along with the knowledge of literature, society, economic value, and philosophies of the mind and body. The department also offers doctoral programmes in humanities and social sciences especially in English, Economics, Sociology and Human Resource Management besides elective courses for the undergraduate programmes of the institute.