Course Introduction and Exam Strategy
This section serves as an introduction to the course and provides valuable insights into the features of this online course and effective exam strategies for studying this subject. Go through this section carefully to make the best of this course.

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Module 1: Sociology – Basic Concepts
In "Sociology - Basic Concepts," we delve into the core principles that underpin the study of society. From understanding the origins and growth of sociology to its ties with other social sciences, this topic offers a solid foundation. Discover the methods and techniques used in sociological research, and explore key sociological elements like society, norms, values, status, and roles. Unravel the dynamics of social groups, structures, systems, cooperation, competition, conflict, and the fascinating processes of acculturation, assimilation, and integration. Get ready to unlock the fundamental concepts that shape our understanding of human society.

Module 2: Social Institutions and Social Stratification
In this topic, we delve into the cornerstone of society: social institutions. Explore the dynamics of marriage, family, kinship, economy, polity, and religion, which collectively shape human interactions. Understand how society's layers are organized through social stratification, examining hierarchy, differentiation, and inequality. These lessons illuminate the vital structures that define our social order and the disparities that influence our lives. Join us as we navigate the complex web of institutions and their impact on social hierarchy.

Module 3: Social Change, Socialization and Social Control
This topic delves into the ever-evolving nature of society. Understand the factors and processes driving social change, shaping our world. Explore how individuals become part of society through socialization, and how norms and values guide behavior. Learn how societies maintain order through social control, while also addressing social deviance. Plus, examine the intricate relationship between society and our environment. Embark on a journey to comprehend the forces that shape our social landscape and the role we play within it.

Module 4: Indian Society
Explore the vibrant tapestry of Indian society in this topic. We'll dive into the wisdom of Indian social thinkers, and grasp the essence of unity amidst diversity. Delve into the challenges and concepts of national integration. Examine the unique dynamics of tribal, rural, and urban communities. Uncover the intricacies of the caste system and gain insights into India's major religious communities. Finally, confront and analyze the pressing social issues affecting Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and other marginalized sections. Join us on a journey to comprehend the multifaceted nature of Indian society.

Module 5: Status of Women
This topic sheds light on the evolving role of women in society. We'll delve into historical and cultural perspectives to understand the roots of gender dynamics. Examine the challenges of gender discrimination that women have faced throughout history. Investigate contemporary issues affecting women and their quest for equality. Finally, explore the empowering journey of women as they strive for equality and a brighter future. Join us on a path to unravel the complex and inspiring story of women's status in society.

Module 6: Culture
In this topic, we explore the captivating world of culture. We will begin by understanding the concept and key characteristics of culture. Then, delve into India's rich cultural heritage, appreciating its diversity and historical significance. Investigate the beauty of cultural pluralism, where different traditions coexist harmoniously. Lastly, we'll explore how media shapes and reflects our cultural landscape. Join us in unraveling the intricate tapestry of human expression, tradition, and identity that is culture.

Bonus Course Content
This section offers valuable resources to supplement your learning. Access the free Gyaniversity guide book, previous year question papers, and university textbooks. Test your knowledge with a mock test and complete an optional assignment which will be evaluated by our Explore the Bonus Course Content and unlock your full potential!


Welcome, learner! We’re delighted to have you join this course. Before we embark on this exciting journey together, let’s take a moment to understand the remarkable features of this course and how they will contribute to your success. You have the option to watch a video explaining these features, or if you prefer, you can read it below:

Course Introduction & Exam Strategy:

The introduction lesson sets the foundation for the course by providing an overview of the features and structure of this course. It helps students gain a clear understanding of what to expect throughout their learning journey, establishing a strong starting point for further exploration and comprehension.

Video Lessons & Quizzes:

Once you get acquainted with the course, we will dive straight into the core subjects and your syllabus, bringing the subjects to life with engaging animated videos. We believe in the power of testing your knowledge, and that’s why we offer interactive quizzes at the end of every section. These quizzes not only challenge your understanding but also generate different questions each time, ensuring a fresh and stimulating experience.

Our goal is to make your learning journey motivating, interesting, and simple to understand. Get ready to embark on a thrilling adventure of knowledge, where animated videos, additional course content, and interactive quizzes await you at every turn. Let’s dive in and unlock the potential within you!

Help From Teachers:

Our team of dedicated teachers is ready to assist you with any doubts or clarifications you may have. Whether you need further explanation on a particular concept or guidance on a challenging topic, we’ve got your back. To ensure a prompt response, our teachers strive to address your queries within 24-48 hours. We value the importance of clear communication, so when reaching out to us, please provide detailed information about your question or concern. This will enable our teachers to offer you a swift and effective response tailored to your needs.

Please keep in mind that our teachers specialize in syllabus-related topics. While we can’t assist with unrelated queries, we’re here to guide you through your academic journey, providing insights, explanations, and additional resources to enhance your understanding of the subjects.

Free Guide Book:

In your quest for success, we want to remind you of a valuable resource that comes at no additional cost: the guide book by Gyaniversity Publications. This comprehensive compilation is a treasure trove of previous year’s questions, providing not just the answers but also probability rankings. It’s an essential tool to help you understand the exam patterns, identify important topics, and fine-tune your preparation.

Accessing the guide book is simple. Just head to the attachments section, where you’ll find instructions on how to access it online. While printing or downloading the book is restricted due to copyright, we’ve made it convenient for you to explore it digitally.

If you prefer the feel of a physical book, you can order a hard copy by reaching out to your teacher or visiting We understand that different learners have different preferences, and we’re here to accommodate them. Ask our support team or your teacher for a 25% special discount on your hard copies if you have paid full price for this course.

Assignments & Mock Tests:

We believe in the power of practice and growth, which is why we offer you the opportunity to take your learning to the next level through optional assignments and mock tests. These exercises are designed to challenge and assess your understanding of the topics covered, allowing you to gauge your progress and identify areas that need improvement.

When you submit your assignments, our dedicated teachers will evaluate your work with care and provide valuable feedback. They are there to guide you, not only by pointing out areas for improvement but also by highlighting your strengths and offering suggestions to help you achieve the best marks possible. Their expertise and insights will empower you to refine your approach, address any mistakes, and elevate your performance.

Additional Resources:

In addition to the core course material, we encourage you to make the most of the additional resources available to you. These resources include the invaluable collection of previous year’s question papers and the original textbook provided by the university.

By utilizing these resources, you can enhance your learning experience and strengthen your grasp of the subjects. They provide valuable context, real-world examples, and additional practice opportunities that can help you excel academically.

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