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Schedule

Note

  • Duration 8 Weeks (2 Months)
  • Coverage of complete syllabus
  • Daily four questions - two for evaluation, two for practice
  • Evaluation within 24 hours
  • Discussion video for both the questions
  • 5 questions per week with ample room for revision on Saturday and Sunday
  • Personalised mentoring with Teacher
  • Final Tests - Two full length (UPSC format) Tests in the end with evaluation and discussion

Paper - I

S. No.

WEEK

SYLLABUS

 

First week

Origin of Sociology, Sociology as Science, and

Research methods

1

Monday, 13-Nov-23

Orientation Session – How to write answers?

2

Tuesday, 14-Nov-23

Unit 1 a) 1 b)

3

Wednesday, 15-Nov-23

1 c) 2 a)

4

Thursday, 16-Nov-23

2 b) 2 c) 2 d)

5

Friday, 17-Nov-23

2 e) 3 a)

6

Saturday, 18-Nov-23

3 b) 3 c)

 

Sunday, 19-Nov-23

Break

 

 

Second Week

Sociological Thinkers, Social Stratification and Mobility

7

Monday, 20-Nov-23

Unit 4 a) b)

8

Tuesday, 21-Nov-23

4 c) d)

9

Wednesday, 22-Nov-23

4 e) f)

10

Thursday, 23-Nov-23

5 a) b)

11

Friday, 24-Nov-23

5 c) d)

 

Saturday, 25-Nov-23

Break

 

Sunday, 26-Nov-23

Break

 

 

Third Week

Works and Economic Life, Politics & society, and Religion & society

12

Monday, 27-Nov-23

Unit 6 a) b) c)

13

Tuesday, 28-Nov-23

7 a) b)

14

Wednesday, 29-Nov-23

7 c) d)

15

Thursday, 30-Nov-23

8 a)

16

Friday, 1-Dec-23

8 b) c)

 

Saturday, 2-Dec-23

Break

 

Sunday, 3-Dec-23

Break

 

 

Final Week

Systems of Kinship and Social change in

Modern society

17

Monday, 04-Dec-23

Unit 9 a) b)

18

Tuesday, 05-Dec-23

9 c) d)

19

Wednesday, 06-Dec-23

9 e)

20

Thursday, 07-Dec-23

10 a) b)

21

Friday, 08-De-23

10 c) d) e)

 

Saturday, 09-Dec-23

Break

 

 

Sunday, 10-Dec-23

(PAPER -I Full length Test)

 

DAMP SOCIOLOGY PAPER -II

 

WEEK

SYLLABUS

First week

22

Monday, 11-Dec-23

Paper 2 Orientation (Sources & challenges)

23

Tuesday, 12-Dec-23

Section A a) Indology (GS Ghurye)

24

Wednesday, 13-Dec-23

b) Structural Functionalism (M N Srinivas)

25

Thursday, 14-Dec-23

c) Marxist sociology (A R Desai) & a) Social background of Indian nationalism.

26

Friday, 15-De-23

b) Modernization of Indian tradition c) & d) Protests and movements during the colonial period & Social reforms

 

Saturday, 16-Dec-23

Break

 

Sunday, 17-Dec-23

Break

 

Second Week

27

Monday, 18-Dec-23

Section B) i a) The idea of Indian village and village studies b) Agrarian social structure evolution of land tenure system, land reforms.

28

Tuesday, 19-Dec-23

B) ii (a) Perspectives on the study of caste systems: GS Ghurye, M N Srinivas, Louis Dumont, Andre Beteille, b) Features of caste system

29

Wednesday, 20-Dec-23

(c) Untouchability – forms and perspectives

30

Thursday, 21-Dec-23

iii) Tribal communities in India:(a) Definitional problems. (b) Geographical spread

31

Friday, 22-De-23

iii) Tribal communities in India: (c) Colonial policies and tribes (d) Issues of integration and autonomy.

 

Saturday, 23-Dec-23

Break

 

Sunday, 24-Dec-23

Break

 

Third Week

32

Monday, 25-Dec-23

(iv) Social Classes in India:(a) Agrarian class structure. (b) Industrial class structure. (c) Middle classes in India.

33

Tuesday, 26-Dec-23

(v) Systems of Kinship in India.

34

Wednesday, 27-Dec-23

(vi) Religion and Society:(a) Religious communities in India. (b) Problems of religious minorities.

35

Thursday, 28-Dec-23

Section C (i) Visions of Social Change in India,

(ii) Rural and Agrarian transformation in

India:(a) & (b)

36

Friday, 29-De-23

Rural and Agrarian transformation in India: c)

& d) (iii) Industrialization and Urbanisation in

India

37

Saturday, 30-Dec-23

(iv) Politics and Society: (a) b) c) d)

 

Sunday, 31-Dec-23

Break

 

Final Week

38

Monday, 01-Jan-24

(v) Social Movements in Modern India:(a)

Peasants and farmers movements. (b) Women’s movement.

39

Tuesday, 02-Jan-24

(c) Backward classes & Dalit movement. (d)

Environmental movements. (e) Ethnicity and

Identity movements

40

Wednesday, 03-Jan-24

(vi) Population Dynamics

41

Thursday, 04-Jan-24

(vii) Challenges of Social Transformation:(a) b) c).

42

Friday, 05-Jan-24

vii) Challenges of Social Transformation (d) e) f)

 

Saturday, 06-Jan-24

Break

 

Sunday, 07-Jan-24

(PAPER-II Full length Test)

 

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