**UPDATED CBSE CLASS XI Sociology Syllabus: 2018-19

    CBSE CLASS XI Sociology Syllabus 2018-19
    CBSE CLASS XI Sociology Syllabus 2018-19

    Hi friends, today we are going to discuss with you the latest Syllabus of Class XI Sociology Syllabus. As you know very well that Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has its own curriculum and they hold the supreme authority to change it further for the benefit of students.

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    UPDATED CBSE CLASS XI Sociology Syllabus 2018-19

    So it’s always a wise decision to keep an eye on what happening around with the subject you are going to learn. This year CBSE made little bit changes in CBSE Class 11th Sociology Syllabus. Let us have a look at the updated XIth Class Sociology Syllabus for the academic year 2017-18

    CBSE Class 11th Sociology Studies Syllabus (2018-19 Session)

    Unit Wise Detailed Syllabus (Theory Part)

    SOCIOLOGY (Code No. 039)
    CLASS–XI (2017-18)

     One Paper Theory  3 Hour
    Max. Marks 80
    Units Periods Marks
    Ann Introducing Sociology
    1. Sociology, Society and its relationship with other Social


    20 8
    2. Basic Concepts & their use in Sociology 20 8
    3. Understanding Social Institutions 22 10
    4. Culture and Socialization 18 8
    5. Doing Sociology: Research Methods 20 6
    Total 40
    B Understanding Society
    6. Social Structure, Stratification and Social Processes in Society 22 10
    7. Social Change and Social order in Rural and Urban Society 22 10
    8. Environment and Society 16 6
    9. Introducing Western Sociologists 20 6
    10. Indian Sociologists 20 8
    Total 40
    200 80

    Practical Examination

    Max. Marks 20  Time allotted: 3hrs
    Unitwise Weightage
    A Project (undertaken during the academic year at school level)

    i. Statement of the purpose
    ii. Methodology / Technique
    iii. Conclusion

    10 marks
    B Viva – based on the project work 02 marks
    C Research design Steps of research (e.g. observation, interview, content analysis) to

    be explained to student and questions accordingly raised.

    i. Overall format
    ii Research Question/Hypothesis
    iii. Choice of technique
    iv. Detailed procedure for implementation of technique
    v. Limitations of the above technique

    Total 20 Marks


    Unit 1: Sociology, Society and its Relationship with other Social Sciences (20 Periods)

    • Introducing Society: Individuals and collectivities. Plural Perspectives
    •  Introducing Sociology: Emergence. Nature and Scope. Relationship to other disciplines

    Unit 2: Basic Concepts and their use in Sociology ( 20 Periods)

    •  Social Groups & Society
    • Status and Role
    •  Social Stratification
    •  Society & Social Control

    Unit 3: Understanding Social Institutions  (22 Periods)

    •  Family, Marriage, and Kinship
    •  Work & Economic Life
    •  Political Institutions
    •  Religion as a Social Institution
    •  Education as a Social Institution

    Unit 4: Culture and Socialization (18 Periods)

    • Culture, Values, and Norms: Shared, Plural, Contested
    •  Socialization: Conformity, Conflict and the Shaping of Personality

    Unit 5: Doing Sociology: Research Methods (20 Periods)

    • Methods: Participant Observation, Survey
    •  Tools and Techniques: Observation, Interview, Questionaire
    • The Significance of Field Work in Sociology


    Unit 6: Structure, Process, and Stratification (22 Periods)

    • Social Structure
    •  Social Stratification: Class, Caste, Race, Gender
    • Social Processes: Cooperation, Competition, Conflict

    Unit 7: Social Change and Social order in Rural & Urban Society (22 Periods)

    • Social Change: Types; Causes and Consequences
    •  Social Order: Domination, Authority, and Law; Contestation, Crime, and Violence
    •  Village, Town, and City: Changes in Rural and Urban Society

    Unit 8: Environment and Society  (16 Periods)

    •  Ecology and Society
    •  Environmental Crises and Social Responses
    •  Sustainable Development

    Unit 9: Introducing Western Sociologists (20 Periods)

    • Karl Marx on Class Conflict
    •  Emile Durkheim: Division of Labour and Conscience Collective
    • Max Weber: Bureaucracy

    Unit 10: Indian Sociologists (20 Periods)

    •  G.S. Ghurye on Race and Caste
    •  D.P. Mukherjee on Tradition and Change
    •  A.R. Desai on the State
    •  M.N. Srinivas on the Village
    SOCIOLOGY                                                            Code No. 039                                                     CLASS-XI
    TIME: 3 Hours  Max.
    Marks: 80
    S.No Typology of Questions Learning
    outcomes and
    (2 Marks)
    (4 Marks)
    (6 Marks)
    1 Remembering- (Knowledge
    based Simple recall questions,
    to know specific facts, terms,
    concepts, principles, or
    theories, Identify, define, or
    recite, information)
    Analytical Skills
    Critical Thinking
    Skills etc.
    5 2 1 24 30%
    2 Understanding-
    (Comprehension –to be familiar
    with meaning and to
    understand conceptually,
    interpret, compare, contrast,
    explain, paraphrase, or
    interpret information)
    3 1 1 16 20%
    3 Application (Use abstract
    information in concrete
    the, to apply knowledge
    to new situations, Use given
    content to interpret a
    the, provide an example,
    or solve a problem)
    3 2 1 20 25%
    4 High Order Thinking Skills
    (Analysis & Synthesis- Classify,
    compare, contrast, or
    differentiate between
    different pieces of
    information, Organize and/or
    integrate unique pieces of
    information from a variety of
    1 1 1 12 15%
    5 Evaluation – (Appraise, judge,
    and/or justify the value or
    worth of a decision or
    the, or to predict
    outcomes based on values)
    2 1 08 10%
    TOTAL 14×2=28 7×4=28 4×6=24 80(25) 100%

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