Want to know the latest CBSE Class 11 2022 Exam subject-wise syllabus? Here is the complete syllabus for Sociology.

Sociology is one of the elective subjects and an important part of the Class XI curriculum. Students must have a clear understanding of the syllabus to score well in the exam. Here is the detailed curriculum of Sociology for the year 2022-23, as per the latest guidelines of CBSE.

A. Introducing Sociology

Unit 1- Sociology, Society and its Relationship with other Social Sciences  

  • Introducing Sociology: Emergence. Nature and Scope
  • Relationship with other Social Science disciplines 
  • Introducing Society: Individuals and collectivities. Pluralities and Inequalities among societies

Unit 2- Terms, Concepts and their use in Sociology  

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

Unit 3- Understanding Social Institutions  

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

Unit 4- Culture and Socialization  

  • Defining Culture  
  • Dimensions of Culture  
  • Socialization  
  • Agencies of Socialisation and Sociology

B. Understanding Society

Unit 7- Social Change and Social Order in Rural and Urban Society  

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

Unit 9- Introducing Western Sociologists  

  • The Context of Sociology  
  • Karl Marx on Class Conflict  
  • Emile Durkheim: Division of Labour in society  
  • Max Weber: Interpretive Sociology, Ideal Type & Bureaucracy

Unit 10- Indian Sociologists

  • G.S. Ghurye on Caste and Race  
  • D.P. Mukherjee on Tradition and Change 
  • A.R. Desai on the State  
  • M.N. Srinivas on the Village