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CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus For New Academic Session 2021-22 Released: Download in PDF

Hi Student, The CBSE prepares the syllabus for the academic year of class 12 for all the subject. Program of Class 12 Sociology Syllabus, as you know very well that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has its curriculum. They hold the supreme authority to change it further for the benefit of students. In this article, you can get the latest CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus and Exam Pattern in PDF for the academic year 2021-22, and this syllabus is absolutely free of cost.

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1. Summary

2. CBSE Class 12 New Syllabus 2021-22
3. Class 12 Syllabus
4. CBSE 12 Study Materials
5. Scholarships Scheme
6. Olympiad Exam
7. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
8. CBSE Useful Resources

CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus Overview

Before we discussed the Class 12 Sociology Syllabus, let us check the CBSE Class 12 Summary, below we have mentioned complete CBSE Class 12 Summary. Students are advised to check out the complete summary.

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CBSE Class 12 Sociology New Syllabus 2021-22 (Out)

In-depth knowledge of the Class 12 Sociology New syllabus to get a decent idea regarding the exam pattern and marking scheme. By going through the CBSE Class, 12 Syllabus students will understand the unit names, chapter under each unit and sub-topics involved in it. Let us now check the Syllabus with topics to be covered with exam pattern.

CBSE Class 12 Sociology Syllabus 2020-21

Here in this Section, we have mentioned the Class 12 Sociology Syllabus. Students can check the Sociology New Syllabus for Class 12 for the academic year 2020-21.

Class 12 Sociology Syllabus

Check out the latest CBSE NCERT Class 12 Sociology Syllabus. The syllabus is for the academic year 2020-21 session. First, of all check the CBSE Class 12 Sociology Exam Pattern. students are advised to check out the complete syllabus and exam pattern with the marking scheme.

Exam Pattern

Here in this Section, we have mentioned the Class 12 Sociology Exam Pattern. Students can check the Class 12 Sociology Exam Pattern for the academic year 2021-22.

 ParticularNo. of periodsMarks
Indian Society
1. Introducing Indian Society0Non-evaluative
2. The Demographic Structure of Indian Society106
3. Social Institutions-Continuity and Change126
4. The market as a Social Institution106
5. Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion186
6. Challenges of Cultural Diversity228
7. Suggestions for Project Work10Non-evaluative
Change and Development in Indian Society
8. Structural Change86
9. Cultural Change126
10.The Story of Indian Democracy166
11.Change and Development in Rural Society106
12.Change and Development in Industrial Society126
13.Globalization and Social Change106
14.Mass Media and Communications126
15.Social Movements186

Brief Review

Below we have mentioned the Class 12 Sociology Syllabus Brief Review like which topics/chapters to be covered in the syllabus. students are advised to check the brief review of Sociology syllabus.

UnitIndian Society
1Introducing Indian Society
Colonialism, Nationalism, Class and Community (Nonevaluative)
2The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society
Theories and concepts in demography
Rural-Urban Linkages and Divisions
3Social Institutions: Continuity and Change
The Caste System
Tribal Communities
Family and Kinship
4The market as a Social Institution
Sociological perspectives on markets and the economy
Globalization – Interlinking of Local, Regional, National and International Markets
5Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion
Social Inequality and Social Exclusion
Caste prejudice, Scheduled Castes & Other Backward Classes
Adivasi Struggles
The Struggle for Women’s Equality and Rights
The struggles of the Differently Abled
6The Challenges of Cultural Diversity
Cultural communities and the nation-state
Problems of Regionalism
The Nation-state, religion-related issues and identities
Communalism, secularism and the nation-state
State and Civil Society
7Suggestions for Project Work
BChange and Development in India
8Structural Change
Colonialism, Industrialization, Urbanization
9Cultural Change
Social Reform Movements and Laws
Different Kinds of Social Change: Sanskritisation, Westernization, Modernization, Secularization
10The Story of Indian Democracy
The Constitution as an instrument of Social Change  Panchayati Raj and the Challenges of Social Transformation  Political Parties, Pressure Groups and Democratic Politics
11Change 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 consequences
Transformation in Rural Society
Globalization, Liberalization and Rural Society
12Change and Development in Industrial Society
From Planned Industrialization to Liberalization
Getting a Job
Work Processes
13Globalization and Social Change
Dimensions of Globalization
14Mass Media and Communication
Types of Mass Media: Radio, Television and Print Media
Changing Nature of Mass Media
15Social Movements
Theories and Classification of Social Movements
Environmental Movements
Class-Based Movements: Workers, Peasants
Caste-Based Movements: Dalit Movement, Backward Castes, Trends in Upper Caste Responses
Tribal Movements
Women’s Movements in Independent India


Below we have mentioned the Class 12 Sociology Practical Syllabus like which topics to be covered in the practical. students are advised to check the brief review of Sociology syllabus Practicals.

Max. Marks: 20 and Time allotted: 3 hours
The project was undertaken during the academic year at the school level15 Marks
Introduction -2 Marks
Statement of Purpose – 2 Marks
Research Question – 2 Marks
Methodology – 3 Marks
Data Analysis – 4 Marks
Conclusion – 2 Marks
Viva – based on the project work05 Marks

Class 12 Sociology Syllabus in PDF

Here in this Section, we have mentioned the Sociology Syllabus in pdf format with an exam pattern. Students can check the Sociology Syllabus in pdf for the academic year 2020-21. https://drive.google.com/file/d/11yiAsleCGo1aNv2UovDYIJyqACuvyeAz/preview

NOTE:- If any change then Syllabus will be updated soon.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

Q.1. Is 12th easier than 11th?

Ans: You can’t compare like this. Both are on the same level. If you are in class 11th conceptually, then you do have to face problem in class 12th. You will find the class 12th syllabus easier as compare to class 11th. And, entrances exams also contains about 60% weightage from class 11th.

Q.2. How can I score full marks in English 12th?

Ans: Follow these guidelines for scoring maximum marks in English class 12th:
1. Letter-writing and summary writing formats must be in a good manner.
2. Comprehension: Read your comprehension passage thoroughly.
3. Focus on improving your writing skills
4. Solve maximum sample question papers.
5. Prepare notes on character sketches and central themes.
6. Underline important points in your answers.
7. Selective studying is never a good idea.
8. Time management is crucial
9. Handwriting always plays an important role in scoring good marks.
10. It is important to be systematic.

Q.3. How many students appeared in CBSE 12th 2020 science?

Ans: Over 30 Lack Student appeared in the 12th Science Exam, reported by Hindustan Times News Paper.

Q.4. Is CBSE give grace marks in Physics 2020

Ans: There is no such grace marks policy in CBSE although there is a policy of lenient marking if the responses of student say that paper was tough they will mark for the attempted question.

Q. 5. Does CBSE try to pass all students?

Ans: Yes, of course, CBSE tries to pass every student if the students have written well in their exams. But, if the students have not attempted their paper well and up to the mark then CBSE can fail that student. So, to pass in the exams, students should attempt all the questions, also if they don’t know the answer fully.

Q.6. What is passing marks out of 80?

Ans: The passing marks for theory paper out of 80 are 26, out of 70 marks students need to attain 23 marks and out of 60 marks, 19 marks are required to pass the examination. For practical examination, out of 40, 13 marks are required. Out of 30 marks, 9 marks are needed to pass the exam.

Q.7. How is best of 5 calculated in CBSE?

Ans: The rule of best of 5 subjects in CBSE board is to make the average of any 5 subjects in which you have scored highest in your final exam. It is compulsory to take English as one of the 5 subjects and any other 4 highest scoring subjects to calculate the best of five in CBSE.

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