Class-12

Uttarakhand Board class 12 Sociology Syllabus

SOCIOLOGY CLASS XII

Time : 3 Hours, 80 marks

Units 2008
Indian Society 32
1. Introducing Indian Society Non evaluative
2. Demographic Structure & Indian Society 6
3. Social Institutions-Continuity and change 6
4. Market as a Social Institution 6
5. Pattern of Social Inequality and Exclusion 6
6. Challenges of Cultural Deiversity 8
7. Suggestions for Project Work Non evaluative
Change and Development in Indian Society 48
8. Structural Change 6
9. Cultural Change 6
10. The Story of Democracy 6
11. Change and Development in Rural Society 6
12. Change and Development in Industrial Society 6
13. Globalization and Social Change 6
14. Mass Media and Communications 6
15. Social Movements 6

Practical Examination

Max. Marks 20 Time allotted   : 3hrs

Unitwise Weightage

  1. Project (undertaken during the academic year at school level)  07 marks
  2. Statement of the purpose : 2 marks
  3. Methodology / Technique : 2 marks
  • Conclusion : 3 marks
  1. Viva – based on the project work 05 marks
  2. Research design 08 marks
  3. Overall format : 1 mark

ii          Research Question/Hypothesis : 1 mark

  • Choice of technique : 2 mark
  1. Detailed procedure for implementation of technique : 2 mark
  2. Limitations of the above technique : 2 mark

B & C to be administered on the day of the external examination

A :    INDIAN SOCIETY

Unit 1: Introducing Indian Society

  • Colonialism, Nationalism, Class and Community Unit 2: Demographic Structure And Indian Society
  • Rural-Urban Linkages and Divisions

Unit 3: Social Institutions: Continuity & Change

  • Family and Kinship
  • The Caste System

Unit 4: Market As A Social Institution

  • Market as a Social Institution

Unit 5: Pattern of Social Inquality & Exclusion

  • Caste Prejudice, Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes
  • Marginalization of Tribal Communities
  • The Struggle for Women’s Equality
  • The Protection of Religious Minorities
  • Caring for the Differently Abled

Unit 6: The Challenges Of Cultural Diversity

  • Problems of Communalism, Regionalism, Casteism & Patriarchy
  • Role of the State in a Plural and Unequal Society
  • What We Share

Unit 7: Suggestions For Project Work

B. CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA

Unit 8: Structural Change

  • Colonialism, Industrialization, Urbanization.

Unit 9: Cultural Change

  • Modernization, Westernization, Sanskritisation, Secularization .
  • Social Reform Movements & Laws Unit 10 : The Story Of Democracy
  • The Constitution as an instrument of Social Change
  • Parties, Pressure Groups and Democratic Politics
  • Panchayati Raj and the Challenges of Social Transformation Unit 11: Change And Development In Rural Society
  • Land Reforms, Green Revolution and Agrarian Society Unit 12: Change And Development In Industrial Society
  • From Planned Industrialization to Liberalization
  • Changes in the Class Structure

Unit 13: Globalisation And Social Change

Unit 14: Mass Media And Communication Process

Unit 15: Social Movements

  • Class-Based Movements: Workers, Peasants.
  • Caste-Based Movements: Dalit Movement, Backward Castes, Trends in Upper Caste
  • Women’s Movements in Independent India.
  • Tribal Movements.
  • Environmental Movements.