CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 Sociology

Latest CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 of Sociology 2017-18

Here, latest syllabus of CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 Sociology (Code No. 039) for the session 2017-18. The new session has started and board updated the new syllabus. There is no change made in the syllabus and exam pattern.

The question paper will be of 80 marks. Practical Work will be conducted of 20 marks.

The Question paper will consist of 25 questions.

Written Examination

Unit Name
 A Indian Society  40
 B Change and Development in Indian Society   40


Unit A - Introducing Sociology

• Introducing Indian Society
• The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society
• Social Institutions: Continuity and Change
• Market as a Social Institution
• Patterns of Social Inquality and Exclusion
• The Challenges of Cultural Diversity
• Suggestions for Project Work

Unit B - Change and Development in Indian Society

• Structural Change
• Cultural Change
• The Story of Indian Democracy
• Change and Development in Rural Society
• Change and Development in Industrial Society
• Globalisation and Social Change
• Mass Media and Communication
• Social Movements

Practical Examination

Unit wise Weightage 
A Project (undertaken during the academic year at school level) 10 Marks
B Viva - based on the project work 02 Marks
C Research design 08 Marks

20 Marks

Prescribed Books:

• Indian Society, Class XII, Published by NCERT
• Social Change and Development in India, Class XII, published by NCERT

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