CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2020-21 (Revised & Reduced By 30%): Download PDF

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CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2020-21 (Revised & Reduced By 30%)
CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2020-21 (Revised & Reduced By 30%)

Revised CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2020-21 (reduced by 30%) is available here for download in PDF format along with other important resources. The link to download reduced CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2020-21 is given at the end of this article. 

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CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2020-21 (Revised & Reduced By 30%): 

One Theory Paper Time: 3 Hours, Max. Marks: 80

Units

 

No. of periods

Marks

A

Indian Society

 

 

 

1. Introducing Indian Society

0

Non- evaluative

 

2.  The   Demographic   Structure   of   Indian

Society

10

10

 

3. Social Institutions: Continuity and Change

12

10

 

5.  Patterns    of    Social    Inequality    and

Exclusion

18

10

 

6. The Challenges of Cultural Diversity

22

10

 

7. Suggestions for Project Work

10

Non- evaluative

 

 

Total

40

B

Social Change and Development in India

 

 

 

8. Structural Change

8

5

 

9. Cultural Change

12

5

 

11. Change    and   Development    in   Rural

Society

10

10

 

12. Change and Development in Industrial

Society

12

10

 

15. Social Movements

18

10

 

 

Total

40

Total

132

80

 COURSE CONTENT:

A

Indian Society

40 Marks

Unit 1

Introducing Indian Society

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

0 Periods

Unit 2

The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society

• Theories and concepts in demography

• Rural-Urban Linkages and Divisions

• Population Policy in India

10 Periods

Unit 3

Social Institutions: Continuity and Change

• Caste and the Caste System

• Tribal Communities

• Family and Kinship

12 Periods

Unit 5

Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion

• Social Inequality and Social Exclusion

• Systems justifying and perpetuating Inequality - Caste, Tribe, the Other Backward Classes

• Adivasi Struggles

• The Struggle for Women’s Equality and Rights

• The struggles of the Differently Abled

18 Periods

Unit 6

The Challenges of Cultural Diversity

• Cultural communities and the nation state

• Regionalism in the Indian context

• The Nation state and religion related issues and identities

• Communalism, secularism and the nation state

• State and Civil Society

22 Periods

Unit 7

Suggestions for Project Work

10 Periods

B.

SOCIAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA

40 Marks

Unit 8

Structural Change

• Understanding Colonialism, Industrialization, Urbanization

40 Marks

Unit 9

Cultural Change

• Social Reform Movements

• Different Kinds of Social Change: Sanskritisation, Westernization, Modernization, Secularization

12 Periods

Unit 11

Change and Development in Rural Society

• Agrarian Structure : Caste & class in Rural India

• Land Reforms, Green Revolution and Emerging Agrarian society

• Green revolution and its social consequences

• Transformation in Rural Society

• Circulation of labour

• Globalization, Liberalization and Rural Society

10 Periods

Unit 12

Change and Development in Industrial Society

• From Planned Industrialization to Liberalization

• How people find Jobs

• Work Processes: How work is carried out, working conditions, home based work, Strikes and Unions

12 Periods

Unit 15

Social Movements

• Concept of Social Movements

• Theories and Classification of Social Movements

• Environmental Movements

• Class-Based Movements: Workers, Peasants

• Caste-Based Movements: Dalit Movement, Backward Class/Castes, Trends in Upper Caste Responses

• Tribal Movements

• Women’s Movements in Independent India

18 Periods

 

PROJECT WORK

Periods: 40

Max. Marks: 20

C. Project undertaken during the academic year at school level

1. Introduction -2 Marks

2. Statement of Purpose – 2 Marks

3. Research Question – 2 Marks

4. Methodology – 3 Marks

5. Data Analysis – 4 Marks

6. Conclusion – 2 Marks

15 Marks

D. Viva – based on the project work 

05 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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