CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 Sociology 2019-20

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CBSE Syllabus of Class 12 Sociology – in PDF

CBSE Syllabus for Class 12 Sociology 2019-20 contains all the topics of this session. myCBSEguide provides you latest Syllabus for Class 12 Sociology in PDF format for free download. Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture of everyday life. Student can Download Latest CBSE Syllabus for class 12 in PDF format is now available in myCBSEguide mobile app. The curriculum for March 2020 exams is designed by CBSE, New Delhi as per NCERT textbooks for the session 2019-20.

CBSE Syllabus for class 12 Sociology 2019-20

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CBSE Syllabus Class 12 Sociology

Course Structure

One Theory Paper
Time : 3 Hrs.
Max. Marks: 80

  1. Indian Society (32 Marks)
    1. Introducing Indian Society (0 Periods) (Non-evaluative)
    2. The Demographic Structure of Indian Society (10 Periods) (6 Marks)
    3. Social Institutions-Continuity and Change (12 Periods) (6 Marks)
    4. Market as a Social Institution (10 Periods) (6 Marks)
    5. Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion (18 Periods) (6 Marks)
    6. Challenges of Cultural Diversity (22 Periods) (8 Marks)
    7. Suggestions for Project Work (10 Periods) (Non-evaluative)
  2. Change and Development in Indian Society (48 Marks)
    1. Structural Change
    2. Cultural Change
    3. The Story of Indian Democracy
    4. Change and Development in Rural Society
    5. Change and Development in Industrial Society
    6. Globalization and Social Change
    7. Mass Media and Communications
    8. Social Movements

COURSE CONTENT

A. INDIAN SOCIETY (32 Marks)

Unit 1 Introducing Indian Society (0 Periods)

  • Colonialism, Nationalism, Class, and Community (Non-evaluative)

Unit 2 The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society (10 Periods)

  • Theories and concepts in demography
  • Rural-Urban Linkages and Divisions

Unit 3 Social Institutions: Continuity and Change (12 Periods)

  • The Caste System
  • Tribal Communities
  • Family and Kinship

Unit 4 Market as a Social Institution (10 Periods)

  • Sociological perspectives on markets and the economy
  • Globalization – Interlinking of Local, Regional, National and International Markets

Unit 5 Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion (18 Periods)

  • Social Inequality and Social Exclusion
  • Caste prejudice, Scheduled Castes & Other Backward Classes
  • Adivasi Struggles
  • The Struggle for Women’s Equality and Rights
  • The struggles of the Differently Abled

Unit 6 The Challenges of Cultural Diversity (22 Periods)

  • Cultural communities and the nation-state
  • Problems of Regionalism
  • The Nation state, religion-related issues and identities
  • Communalism, secularism and the nation-state
  • State and Civil Society

Unit 7 Suggestions for Project Work (10 Periods)

B. CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA (48 Marks)

Unit 8 Structural Change

  • Colonialism, Industrialization, Urbanization

Unit 9 Cultural Change

  • Social Reform Movements and Laws
  • Different Kinds of Social Change: Sanskritisation, Westernization, Modernization, Secularization

Unit 10 The Story of Indian Democracy

  • The Constitution as an instrument of Social Change
  • Panchayati Raj and the Challenges of Social Transformation
  • Political Parties, Pressure Groups and Democratic Politics

Unit 11 Change and Development in Rural Society

  • Land Reforms, Green Revolution and Emerging Agrarian society
  • Agrarian Structure: Caste & class in Rural India
  • Land Reforms
  • Green revolution and its social consequences
  • Transformation in Rural Society
  • Globalization, Liberalization and Rural Society

Unit 12 Change and Development in Industrial Society

  • From Planned Industrialization to Liberalization
  • Getting a Job
  • Work Processes

Unit 13 Globalization and Social Change

  • Dimensions of Globalization

Unit 14 Mass Media and Communication

  • Types of Mass Media: Radio, Television and Print Media
  • Changing Nature of Mass Media

Unit 15 Social Movements

  • Theories and Classification of Social Movements
  • Environmental Movements
  • Class-Based Movements: Workers, Peasants
  • Caste-Based Movements: Dalit Movement, Backward
  • Castes, Trends in Upper Caste Responses
  • Tribal Movements
  • Women’s Movements in Independent India

PRACTICAL EXAMINATION

Periods: 40
Max. Marks: 20
Time allotted : 3 hours

  1. Project (undertaken during the academic year at school level) (10 Marks)
    1. Statement of Purpose
    2. Methodology / Technique
    3. Conclusion
  2. Viva – based on the project work (02 Marks)
  3. Research design
    1. Overall format  (1 Mark)
    2. Research Question/Hypothesis (1 Mark)
    3. Choice of technique (2 Marks)
    4. Detailed procedure for implementation of technique (2 Marks)
    5. Limitations of the above technique (2 Marks)
      B & C to be administered on the day of the external examination
      Total: 20 Marks

Prescribed Books:

  1. Indian Society, Class XII, Published by NCERT
  2. Social Change and Development in India, Class XII, published by NCERT

Question Paper Design

  • Learning checks (1 Marks)
    Remembering: 6
    Understanding: 6
    Application: 6
    Evaluating and Analysis: 2
    Creating : 0
  • Very Short Answer (2 Marks)
    Remembering: 2
    Understanding: 4
    Application: 1
    Evaluating and Analysis: 2
    Creating :0
  • Short Answer (4 Marks)
    Remembering: 1
    Understanding: 1
    Application: 2
    Evaluating and Analysis: 1
    Creating: 1
  • Long Answer(5 Marks)
    Remembering: 1
    Understanding: 1
    Application : 0
    Evaluating and Analysis: 1
    Creating: 4
  • Total Marks
    Remembering: 20
    Understanding: 24
    Application: 16
    Evaluating and Analysis: 16
    Creating: 4
    Total: 80 (38)
  • Weightage %
    Remembering: 25%
    Understanding: 30%
    Application: 20%
    Evaluating and Analysis: 20%
    Creating: 5%
    Total: 100%

QUESTION WISE BREAK UP

Type of Question
Learning Checks
Marks per question
1
Total No. of Questions
20
Total Marks
20
Very Short Answer (VSA)2918
Short Answer (SA)4624
Long Answer (LA)6318
Total3880

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