CUET Sociology Syllabus| Check The Major Topics And Download the PDF for free!



Candidates applying for the CUET Examination 2022 can check out the topics and units included in the syllabus of Sociology given below. 

Unit I: Structure of Indian Society

  • Introducing Indian Society: Colonialism, Nationalism, Class, and Community • Demographic Structure • Rural-Urban Linkages and Divisions

 Unit II: Social Institutions: Continuity and Change 

  • Family and Kinship • The Caste System • Tribal Society • The Market as a Social Institution 

Unit III: Social Inequality and Exclusion 

  • Caste Prejudice, Scheduled Castes, and Other Backward Classes • The marginalization of Tribal Communities • The Struggle for Women’s Equality • The Protection of Religious Minorities • Caring for the Differently Abled

 Unit IV: The Challenges of Unity in Diversity 

  • Problems of Communalism, Regionalism, Casteism, and Patriarchy • Role of the State in a Plural, and Unequal Society • What We Share 

Unit V: Process of Social Change in India 

  • Process of Structural Change: Colonialism, Industrialisation, Urbanisation • Process of Cultural Change: Modernization, Westernisation, Sanskritisation, Secularisation • Social Reform Movements and Laws 

Unit VI: Social Change and the Polity 

  • The Constitution as an instrument of Social Change • Parties, Pressure Groups, and Democratic Politics • Panchayati Raj and the Challenges of Social Transformation 

Unit VII: Social Change and the Economy 

  • Land Reforms, the Green Revolution, and Agrarian Society • From Planned Industrialisation to Liberalisation • Changes in the Class Structure 

Unit VIII: Arenas of Social Change

  • Media and Social Change • Globalization and Social Change Note: There will be one Question Paper which will have 50 questions out of which 40 questions need to be attempted. SOCIOLOGY -326

Unit IX: New Arenas of Social Change

  • Media and Social Change • Globalization and Social Change 

Unit X: 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

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CUET Sociology Syllabus – FAQs

What is the CUET Examination?

CUET is the Central Universities Entrance Test 

What is the last date to apply for the CUET Examination?

The last date to apply for the CUET Examination is 6 May 2022.

How many questions are there in the CUET Sociology paper?

A total of 50 questions will be asked in the CUET Sociology Paper out of which 40 must be attempted by the candidates.

What is the selection procedure for the CUET Examination?

The selection procedure for the CUET Examination is a written examination and an interview.

How many units are there in the Sociology subject of CUET?

A total of 10 units are there.