SOCIOLOGY (Code No. 039)

CLASS–XII (2017-18)

One Paper                                                                                                                              80 Marks

                                                                                                                                                   3 Hours

Unitwise Weightage

Units   Periods Marks
A Introducing Sociology    
  1. Introducing Indian Society 6 Non-evaluative
  2. The Demographic Structure of Indian Society 10 6
  3. Social Institutions-Continuity and Change 12 6
  4. Market as a Social Institution 10 6
  5. Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion 20 6
  6. Challenges of Cultural Diversity 2 20 8
  7. Suggestions for Project Work 16 Non-evaluative
    Total 32
B Understanding Society    
  8. Structural Change 10 6
  9. Cultural Change  12 6
  10. The Story of Indian Democracy 16 6
  11. Change and Development in Rural Society 10 6
  12. Change and Development in Industrial Society 14 6
  13. Globalization and Social Change 10 6
  14. Mass Media and Communications 14 6
  15. Social Movements 20 6
    Total 48
    200 80

Practical Examination

CLASS–XII

Max. Marks 20                                                                                     Time allotted : 3hrs
Unitwise Weightage  
A

Project (undertaken during the academic year at school level)

  1. Statement of the purpose
  2. Methodology / Technique
  3. Conclusion
10 marks
B Viva - based on the project work 02 marks
C

Research design

  1. Overall format
  2. Research Question/Hypothesis
  3. Choice of technique
  4. Detailed procedure for implementation of technique
  5. Limitations of the above technique B & C to be administered on the day of the external examination
08 marks
  Total 20 Marks

 

A. INDIAN SOCIETY 32 Marks

Unit 1: Introducing Indian Society

  • Colonialism, Nationalism, Class and Community

Unit 2: The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society

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

Unit 3: Social Institutions: Continuity and Change

  • The Caste System: Tribal community
  • Family and Kinship

Unit 4: Market as a Social Institution

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

Unit 5: Patterns of Social In quality and Exclusion

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

Unit 6: The Challenges of Cultural Diversity

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

Unit 7: Suggestions for Project Work

B. CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA 48 Marks

Unit 8: Structural Change

  • Colonialism, Industrialization, Urbanization

Unit 9: Cultural Change

  • Modernization, Westernization, Sanskritisation, Secularization
  • Social Reform Movements and Laws

Unit 10: The Story of Indian Democracy

  • The Constitution as an instrument of Social Change
  • Panchayati Raj and the Challenges of Social Transformation
  • 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 consequencess
  • 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
  • Class-Based Movements: Workers, Peasants
  • Caste-Based Movements: Dalit Movement, Backward Castes, Trends in Upper Caste Responses
  • Women’s Movements in Independent India
  • Tribal Movements
  • Environmental Movements

 

QUESTION PAPER DESIGN 2017-18
SOCIOLOGY                                                             Code No. 039                                         CLASS-XII
TIME: 3 Hours                                                                                                                Max. Marks: 80
S.No Typology of Questions Learning outcomes and Testing Competencies Very Short Answer (VSA) (2 Marks) Short Answer (SA) (4 Marks) Long Answer (LA) (6 Marks) Total Marks % Weightage
 1 Remembering- (Knowledge based Simple recall questions, to know specific facts, terms, concepts, principles, or theories, Identify, define, or recite, information) Reasoning
Analytical Skills
Critical Thinking
Skills etc.
5 2 1 24 30%
Understanding- (Comprehension –to be familiar with meaning and to understand conceptually, interpret, compare, contrast, explain, paraphrase, or interpret information) 3 1 1 16 20%
Application (Use abstract information in concrete situation, to apply knowledge to new situations, Use given content to interpret a situation, provide an example, or solve a problem) 3 2 1 20 25%
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 sources) 1 1 1 12 15%
Evaluation - (Appraise, judge, and/or justify the value or worth of a decision or outcome, or to predict outcomes based on values) 2 1 - 8 10%
                           TOTAL   14 x 2 = 28 7 x 4 = 28 4 x 6 = 24 80 (25) 100%

 


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