CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2023-24 (Latest Sociology Syllabus PDF)

In this article, we have come up with CBSE Class 12 Sociology syllabus 2023-24. According to the new curriculum shared by the Central Board of Secondary Education, there will be a single term class 12 exam in 2023. We have shared below latest syllabus of Sociology.

CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2023-24

Find below CBSE class 12 syllabus of Sociology:

Units No. of


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
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

10 Periods
·         Rural-Urban Linkages and Divisions

·         Population Policy in India

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
Unit 8 Structural Change

·         Understanding          Colonialism,                                     Industrialization, Urbanization

8 Periods
Unit 9 Cultural Change

·         Social Reform Movements

·         Different   Kinds   of   Social   Change:   Sanskritisation,

12 Periods
Westernization, Modernization, Secularization
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

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

·         Tribal Movements

·         Women’s Movements in Independent India

Prescribed Books

  1. Introducing Sociology, Class XI, Published by NCERT
  2. Understanding Society, Class XI, Published by NCERT
  3. Indian Society, Class XII, Published by NCERT
  4. Social Change and Development in India, Class XII, published by NCERT

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