CBSE Class 12 Sociology Previous Year Question Papers

Question Papers of Sociology for Class 12 are the best tool to prepare for final examinations. These previous year papers and board papers are in accordance with CBSE guidelines and prescribed syllabus and thus after solving them students get enough confidence and practice to face the forthcoming exams. Here on Ribblu one can get lot of Question Papers for Class 12 Sociology in PDF format for free

Total Papers : 9

Total Papers : 9

Class 12 Sociology Marks Distribution
Units Marks
Indian Society
Introducing Indian Society Non-evaluate
The Demographic Structure of Indian Society 6
Social Institutions-Continuity and Change 6
Market as a Social Institution 6
Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion 6
Challenges of Cultural Diversity 8
Suggestions for Project Work Non-evaluate
Total 32
Change and Development in Indian Society
Structural Change 6
Cultural Change 6
The Story of Indian Democracy 6
Change and Development in Rural Society 6
Change and Development in Industrial Society 6
Globalization and Social Change 6
Mass Media and Communications 6
Social Movements 6
Total 48
Grand Total 80

Sociology Topics to be covered for Class 12 Arts

  • Colonialism, Nationalism, Class and Community (Nonevaluative)
  • Theories and concepts in demography
  • Rural-Urban Linkages and Divisions
  • The Caste System
  • Tribal Communities
  • Family and Kinship
  • Sociological perspectives on markets and the economy
  • Globalization - Interlinking of Local, Regional, National and International Markets
  • 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
  • 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
  • Colonialism, Industrialization, Urbanization
  • Social Reform Movements and Laws
  • Different Kinds of Social Change: Sanskritisation, Westernization, Modernization, Secularization
  • The Constitution as an instrument of Social Change
  • Panchayati Raj and the Challenges of Social Transformation
  • Political Parties, Pressure Groups and Democratic Politics
  • 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
  • From Planned Industrialization to Liberalization
  • Getting a Job
  • Work Processes
  • Dimensions of Globalization
  • Types of Mass Media: Radio, Television and Print Media
  • Changing Nature of Mass Media
  • 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

Structure of CBSE Sociology Sample Paper for Class 12 Arts is

Type of Question Marks per Question Total No. of Questions Total Marks
Very Short Answer Type Questions 2 9 18
Short Answer Type Questions 4 6 24
Long Answer Type Questions 6 3 18
Learning Checks 1 20 20
Total 38 80

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In order to access the level of preparation done by any particular student he or she needs to solve Previous Year Question Papers. These papers act as perfect tools to practise for the final board exam. If one wants to get a clear look and feel of how final exam papers are framed in terms of level of difficulty, time and other aspects then , all students must make sure that they attempt these papers once their course revision is finished. Few benefits of solving Previous Question Papers are given below:

  • Revising the subject is very good practice but until and unless one Solves the past question papers in the lookalike environment as in board exam or final class room exam, there is most likely that student may not be able to identify and check whether the understanding of all concepts of the subject are complete or not. It is only after students attempt the question paper in the same time frame he or she is able to judge the capability of solving the paper in the stipulated time frame. It highlights the weak areas if any and gives students ample amount of time to work on those areas and be better prepared before exams.
  • Knowing everything is great but it is of no use unless the implementation and results are not matching with that. There is always a risk of the case in which in spite of knowing everything a student falls short of time to complete the entire question paper and thus loses marks. Generally CBSE Board papers and previous year questions are generally of 3 hour duration. So while practicing such papers it is imperative to create a final exam or board like environment at home and ensure that the Question paper is attempted only in 3 hours and then check whether it was possible to complete the paper in the desired amount of time. Often at first students take longer than expected, and thus they get early warning to practice more and increase the speed.
  • Students with anxiety issues need previous year papers more than anyone for overcoming such issues. Since they do not know what questions will be asked in the CBSE board they create panic in their mind due to this fear of the unknown and get scared with the idea that they might not be able to do well in exams. Thus such students need to complete at-least 7-10 Question papers prior to the exams, to gain confidence and get into a better frame of mind.
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