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As you require the Sociology Syllabus for lecturer in Screening Test for Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) so here I am sharing the same with you


1. Fundamentals of Sociology and Study of Social Phenomena

Emergence of Sociology, its nature and scope. Methods of study; Problem of objectivity and issues of measurement in Social Science; Sampling : Research Design: Descriptive, Exploratory and Experimental : Techniques of data collection; Observation, Interview schedule and questionnaire,

2. Theoretical Perspective Functionalism

Redcliffe Brown, Malinowski and Merton. Conflict Theory Karl Marx, Raif Dahrendorf and Lewiscoser. Symbolic Interactionism : C.H.Cooley, G.H.Mead and Herbert Blumer. Structionslism -Levi: Strauss, S.F. Nadel, Parson and Merton.

3. Pioneers In Sociology

A. Comte-Positivism and Hierarchy of Sciences. H Spencer- Organic analogy and the doctrine of evolution . KMarx- Dialectical materiaslism and alienation.
E. Durkheim-

Division of labour. Sociology of religion. Max Weber-Social action and idea type.

4. Social Stratification And Differentiation :

Concept, Theories of Stratification: Marx Weber,Davis and Moore, Types-Caste and Class. Status and Role, Social Mobilty-types: Occupational Mobility -Intra-Generabonal and inter Generational.

5. Marriage, Family And Kinship :

Type and forms of marriage, impact of social legislation. Family; Structure and functions; Changing patterns of family; Family decent and kinship: Mariage and sex roles in modern society.

6. Social Change and Development :

Concept,Theories and Factors of Social Change, Social moment and change. State intervention. Social policy and development, Strategies of rural transformation; Community developement programme.I.R.D.P., TRYSEM and Jawahar Rojgar Yojana.

7. Economic and Political System :

Concept of property. Social dimensions of division of labour. Types of exchange. Industrialisation, Urbanisation and Social Development, Nature of Power. Personal, Community Elite. Class. Modes of political participation-Democratic and Authoritarian.

8. Religion, Science and Technology :

Concept, Role and religious belief in traditional and modern societies. Ethos of science, Social responsibility and control of science; Social consequences of science and technology.

9. Population and Society :

Population size, Trends, Composition, Migration Growth, population Problems in India, Population, education.

PAPER- II- Indian Social System (Section- A)
1. Bases of Indian Society : Traditional Indian Social Organisation

Dharma, Doctrine of Karma. Ashram Vyavastha Purushartha and Samskars; Socio-Cultural Dynamics impact if Buddhism, Islam and the west. Factors responsible for contisnuity and change.

2. Social Stratification :

Caste system:Origin, Structural Cultural views. Changing patterns of caste: Caste and class: Issues of equality and social justice: Class structure in India-Agrarian and industrial: Emergence of middle class. Classes among the tribes; Emergence of Dalits consiousness.

3. Marriage Family and Kinship :

Marriage among different ethic groups. its changing trends and future; Family-its structural and functional aspects Changing pattern, Impact of legislations and socio-economic changes of marriage and family, Regional variations in kinship system and its changing aspect.

4.Economic and Political System :

Jaimani System, Land tenure system. Social consequences of land reforms and liberalisation, Social Determianats of economic development, Green revoluation, Functioning of demorcraitic politicial system. Political parties and their compostion, Structural change and orientation among political elities. Decentrailisation of power and political participation, Politiacal implications to development.

5. Education and Socity :

Dimension of education in traditional and modem socities, Educational equality and change; Education and social mobility. Problems of education among the weaker sections of the society.

6. Tribal, Rural and Urban Social Organisation :

Distinctive features of tribal communities and their distribution; Tribe and caste, Process Acculturation. Assimilation and integration. Problems of tribal’s social identity: Socio-cultural dimensions of village community; traditional power structure, Democratisation and leadership. Community development programme leadership. Community development programme and Panchayti Raj, New strategies for rural transformation, community and change of traditional development in urban areas (Kinship, caste, occupation etc.) Class structure and mobility in urban commnuity; Ethinic diversity and community intergration. Urban neighbourhood. Rural urban differences. Demographic and socio-cultural practics.

7. Religion and Society :

Size Growth and Regional distribution of different religoius groups; inter religious interaction and its manifecstaiton- Problems of conversion. Commnity tensions. Secularism, Minority status and religious fundamentalism.

8. Population Dynamics :

Socio-cultrual aspects of sex, Age, Marital status. Feritility and mortality. The problem of population explosion, Socio-psychological,cultural and Economic. Population policy and family welfare programme; Determinants and consequences of population growth.

9. Women and Society :

Demographic profile of women Changes in their status; Special problemsdowry, atrocity, discrimination; welfare programmes for women & children.

10. Dimensions of Change and Development:

Social change and modernisation.Indices, Constrains and respectivity; Source of social change Endogenious and Exgenoius,. Processes of Social Change Sanskritisation, Westernisation and Modernisation, Agents of change. Mass media, Education and communication, problem of modernisation and planned change: Strategy and ideology of planning. Five year plans. Poverty alleviation programme ; Environment, Unemployment and programme for urban development; social reform movement with special refernece to peasant movement. Backward classes movement. women and Dalit movement.
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As you want I am here providing you syllabus and pattern of exam of UPPSC Sociology exam for lecturer Screening Test.

Exam Pattern:

Exam Pattern for UPPSC Lecturer Screening Test

Written Exam will be multiple choice objective type.

The question paper will contain 150 marks.

120 questions will be from related subjects
(100 in case of Maths)
30 questions from General Studies.

The time duration will be 02:00 Hours (120 Minutes).

Exam Syllabus:
History of India-Ancient, Mediaeval, Modern

Indian National Movement and Indian Culture

Population, Environment and Urbanization in Indian Context

World Geography, Geography of India and its natural resources.

Current events of national and international importance.

Indian Agriculture, Trade and Commerce.
Specific knowledge of U.P. regarding education, culture Agriculture, Trade Commerce, The methods of living and Social

Syllabus of the UPPSC Sociology subject

1- Philosophy and Sociology of Education, 2- Psychological
Foundations of Education, 3- Methodology of Educational Research,
Measurement and Statistics 4- Educational Technology, 5- Educational
Guidance, 6- History of Indian Education, C ontemporary issues and
problems of Education, 7-Distance Education, 8- Teacher
Education, 9- School Management and supervision, 10- Special
Education, 11- Population Education, 12- Environmental Education,
13- Women's Education, 14- Comparative Education.

1- Philosophy / Sociology of Education :- a- Meaning and nature
of Philosophy, Relationship between Education and Philosophy, Need
of Philosophy of Education. Naturalism, Idealism, Pragmatism,
Realism, Existentialism and Humanism- views, implications for
curriculum, methods, concept of teacher, discipline. Indian Philosophy
and related concepts in Vedant, Sankhya, Geeta, Budhism, Jainism &
Islamic Traditions. Views of Educational Thinkers- Swami
Vivekanand, Raxindra Nath Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi, Sri Aurobindo,
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan & Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya, Rousseau, John
b- Meaning, Nature and Scope of Sociology of Education, The society- nature, characteristics. Social Interaction, Social Structure, Social
Stratification. Social Change and Education. Culture and role of
Education, Socialization and Education. Modernization, Urbanization,
Westernization and role of Education, Democracy and Education,
Secularism, Socialism & National Integration. Social Control and role
of Education.

2- Educational Psychology: Concept of Psychology, its nature.
Educational Psychology, Education and Psychology, Methods of
Educational Psychology and its use for teachers.

Growth and Development: Concept, principles, and stages of
development, characteristic`s of each stage with special reference to
cognitive and moral development. Piaget's theory of cognitive
development, Kohlberg's theory of Moral development, special
features of growth and development of adolescents. Personality:
Concept theories- Allport, Cattel and Eysenck, Freud, Maslow, Rogers
and Erickson. Assessment of Personality: subjective, objective and
projective. Learning Concept`s, Definition, Theories- Pavlov,
Thorndike, Skinner, Hull, Bendura- Criticism and implications.
Transfer of Learning, Motivation and learning, Theories of motivation
and its educational implications.

Intelligence and Creativity: Intelligence- definitions, theories, and
measurement. Gifted, retarted and learning disabled children and their
education. Creativity- definitions, assessment and theories. Its
relationship with intelligence and fostering of creativity in the

3. Methodology of Educational Research, Measurement and
1- Educational Research :- Meaning, Types of Educational
Research, Quantitative and Qualitative approaches of Research,
Experimental, Descriptive, Historical, Selection of problem, Review of
the literature, Hypothesis, Formulation of good hypothesis, Testing of
hypothesis, Sample and Sampling Techniques, Tools and Techniques
of data collection; Observation, Interview, Questionnaire, Rating Scale.
2- Measures of Central Tendency and dispersion, Normal
Probability curve, Skew ness and Kurtosis, Correlation: Rank order
and Product Moment, T-Test, F-Test and X2
- test.
3- Concept of educational measurement, Scales of measurement,
Norm reference & Criterion reference test, Reliability and Validity,
Standardization and construction of a test, Norms, Types of norms,
Attitude scale and its types.

4. Educational Technology -
Educational Technology- Meaning, nature, Trends of educational
Technology, Software, Hard ware and system approach.
Programme Learning - Principles, Styles- Linear, Branching and
Mathematics, Mastery Learning- concepts, types, planning, Strategies,
Personalized system of instruction, Models of teaching, Microteaching,
Flanders Interactions, Communication and its

principles. Open and Distance Learning,- concept, definition and
characteristics, Educational Radio, Educational Television, Interactive
audio-video programmes, Role of ICT in education, Web- based
Learning, Virtual classroom, Use of e-resources in teaching, learning,
evaluation and research.

5- Guidance & Counselling
Guidance- concept, principles, needs, types different agencies and
tools of guidance.
Counselling- Meaning, needs and types of counselling.

6- History & Problems of Education-
History of Education from Vedic period to Modern period. its
specific features and concepts. Development of primary, elementary,
secondary, higher and Teacher education and problems.
Different Commissions and Committees Reports, New Policy in
education, National Curriculum Framework-2005, Committees of
education- formation, role and recommendations. Human Right
education, Right to education, Role of NCTE, UGC, NCERT, SCERT

7- Distance Education- Meaning, concept, needs and role of distance
education, Techniques used by Distance education, Open Learning
material, Delivery System, Learner support services and evaluation.

8- Teacher Education & Teaching Behaviour:
Teacher Education: Concept, Needs, Objectives and Scope,
Preservice and In-service Teacher Education,: IASE, CTE & DIET's
role in Teacher Education, Structure of Teacher Education curriculum
at Elementary and Secondary Stage.

9- School Management & Supervision:
Meaning and Nature of School Management, Functions of School
management, Institutional Planning, Steps. Supervision: Nature and
Techniques. Role of Head Master. School Time Table, School Budget,
Programme Evaluation, Nature, Steps and Uses.
Different agencies of Administration, at Central Level. State Level and
District Level/ Local bodies.

1- Meaning and scope of Special Education; Meaning of
Universalization of Education as per constitutional provision, NPE-
1986, POA 1992 and PWD Act.1995 National Institutes of
Handicapped. RCI. Government policies for disabled persons.
2- Concept of early intervention and Early Identification, main
Streaming, inclusive education, integrated education, Resource Room,
Resource Teacher, Remedial Teaching.
3- Types of Special Children:- Visually impaired, Hearing impaired,
Mentally Retarded, Learning disabled, Gifted Characteristics,
educational programme and placement.

11- Population Education
Nature and scope of Population Education. Meaning, Concept,
Need and Importance of Population Education, Objectives of
Population Education.
Population related Policies and Programmes:- Population Policy in
relation to health environment Education Policies; Programmes related
to Employment social movement, Voluntary and international
agencies. UNFPA, WHO, UNESCO.

Nature, meaning and importance of environmental Education.
Education for environmental awareness, attitude change and
community development, Ethics and Social responsibility towards

Status of Women Education in India. Education of Women in
Ancient India, during Medieval Period and in Modern India- Pre-
Independence Period and Post Independence Period.

14-Comparative Education
Comparative Study of Education systems of Following countries
•Primary Education- USA, UK, Russia, India.
•Secondary Education- USA, UK, Russia, India.
•Higher Education- USA, UK, Russia, India
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