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Here I am looking for the previous year UGC NET exam Question Paper of Political Science paper III, Can you please provide me the same???
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As you are looking for the previous year UGC NET exam Question Paper of Political Science paper III, so here I am sharing the same with you

1. Which one of the following factors is not responsible for the decline of Political Theory ?
(A) Positivism
(B) Historicism
(C) Moral Relativism
(D) Ideological Pluralism

2. Neo-liberalism does not believe in
(A) Deregulation
(B) Debureaucratisation
(C) Disinvestment
(D) Statisation

3. Who said, ‘Taxation equals forced labour’ ?
(A) John Rawls (B) Hayek
(C) Nozick (D) Berlin

4. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes
given below :
List – I(Authors) List – II(Books)
a. Richard Lowenthal i. Red China Today
b. Benjamin L.Schwartz ii. Mao’s Revolution and the Chinese Political Culture
c. Edgar Snow iii. World Communism
d. Richard H.Solomon iv. Communism and Chinese Ideology in Flux
Codes :a b c d
(A) iii iv i ii
(B) iv iii ii i
(C) ii i iii iv
(D) i ii iv iii

5. Who defined an ideology as ‘a set of ideas by which men posit, explain
and justify the ends and means of organized social action, irrespective of whether such action aims to preserve, amend, uproot or rebuild a given social order’ ?
(A) de Tracy
(B) Martin Seliger
(C) D. McLellan
(D) J. Larrain

6. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : All Political Philosophers are political theorists.
Reason (R) : All Political Theorists are not necessarily Political Philosophers.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the right explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

7. Who said that Labour power equals the brain, muscle, and nerve of the Labourer ?
(A) Lenin
(B) M.N. Roy
(C) Marx
(D) Jayaprakash Narayan

8. The reappearance of Plato is found in the
(A) Utopia of Sir Thomas More
(B) City of the Sun of Campanella
(C) New Atlantis of Bacon
(D) All the above

9. Which one of the statements is not correct in respect of Aristotle ?
(A) Men are by nature unequal.
(B) There is subordination of inferior to superior.
(C) Women are, by nature, subordinated to men.
(D) Slavery is justified because it does not secure the best conditions for the slave.

10. Who did help to humanize J.S. Mill’s revised version of Utilitarianism ?
(A) James Mill
(B) Mrs. Harriet Taylor
(C) Priestley
(D) Hutcheson

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Can you provide me the UGC (University Grants Commission) National Eligibility Test (NET) Sociology Question paper as I need it for my preparation?
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The UGC (University Grants Commission) National Eligibility Test (NET) Sociology Question paper is as follows:

UGC NET Sociology Question Paper

UGC NET Sociology Syllabus

UGC NET Sociology Paper II

A : Sociological Concepts

1. Nature of Sociology
Sociological Perspective

2. Basic Concepts
Norms and Values.

3. Social Structure
Status and role, their interrelationship.
Multiple roles, Role set. Status set, Status sequence.
Role conflict.

4. Social Group Meaning
Types : Primary – Secondary, Formal – Informal, Ingroup – Outgroup, Reference group.

5. Social Institutions

6. Socialization
Socialization, Resocialization, Anticipatory socialization, Adult socialization
Agencies of socialization
Theories of socialization.

7. Social Stratification
Social differentiation, Hierarchy and Inequality
Forms of stratification : Caste, Class, Gender, Ethnic
Theories of social stratification
Social mobility.

8. Social Change
Concepts and Types : Evolution, Diffusion, Progress, Revolution, Transformation, Change in structure and Change of structure
Theories : Dialectical and Cyclical.

B : Sociological Theory

9. Structural
Radclifife Brown
Levi – Strauss

10. Functional

11. Interactionist
Social action : Max Weber, Pareto
Symbolic Interactionism : G. H. Mead, Blumer

12. Conflict
Karl Marx

C : Methodology

13. Meaning and Nature of Social Research
Nature of social phenomena
The scientific method
The problems in the study of social phenomena : Objectivity and subjectivity, fact and value.

14. Quantitative Methods
Research Design and its types
Techniques of data collection : Observation, Questionnaire, Schedule, Interview.

15. Qualitative Methods
Participant observation
Case study
Content analysis
Oral history
Life history

16. Statistics in Social Research
Measures of Central Tendency : Mean, Median, Mode
Measures of dispersion
Correlational analysis
Test of significance
Reliability and Validity

UGC NET Sociology Paper III ( A ) ( Core Group )

Unit – I : Phenomenology and Ethnomethodology
Alfred Shultz, Peter Berger and Luckmann
Garfinkel and Goffman

Unit – II : Neo – functionalism and Neo – Marxism
J. Alexander
Habermass, Althusser

Unit – III : Structuration and Post – Modernism

Unit – IV : Conceptualising Indian Society
Peoples of India : Groups and Communities.
Unity in diversity.
Cultural diversity : Regional, linguistic, religious and tribal.

Unit – V : Theoretical Perspectives
Indological / Textual Perspective : G. S. Ghurye, Louis Dumont.
Structural – Functional Perspective : M. M.N. Srinivas, S. C. Dube.
Marxian Perspective : D. P. Mukherjee, A. R. Desai.
Civilisational Perspective : N. K. Bose, Surajit Sinha.
Subaltern Perspective : B. R. Ambedkar, David Hardiman.

Unit – VI : Contemporary Issues : Socio – cultural
Inequality of caste and gender
Regional, ethnic and religious disharmonies.
Family disharmony : (a) Domestic violence (b) Dowry (c) Divorce (d) Intergenerational conflict.

Unit – VII : Contemporary Issues : Developmental
Regional disparity
Ecological degradation and environmental pollution
Health problems

Unit – VIII : Issues Pertaining to Deviance
Deviance and its forms
Crime and delinquency
White collar crime and corruption
Changing profile of crime and criminals
Drug addiction

Unit – IX : Current Debates
Tradition and Modernity in India.
Problems of Nation Building : Secularism, Pluralism and Nation building.

Unit – X : The Challenges of Globalization
Indianisation of Sociology
Privatisation of Education
Science and Technology Policy of India

UGC NET Sociology Paper III ( B ) ( Elective / Optional )

Elective – I: Rural Sociology

Approaches to the study of Rural Society :
Rural – Urban differences
Peasant studies

Agrarian Institutions :
Land ownership and its types.
Agrarian relations and Mode of production debate.
Jajmani system and Jajmani relations.
Agrarian class structure.

Panchayati Raj System :
Panchayat before and after 73rd Amendment.
Rural Leadership and Factionalism.
Empowerment of people.

Social Issues and Strategies for Rural Development :
Bonded and Migrant labourers.
Pauperization and Depeasantisation.
Agrarian unrest and Peasant movements.

Rural Development and Change :
Trends of changes in rural society.
Processes of change : Migration – Rural to Urban and Rural to Rural Mobility : Social / Economic.
Factors of change.

Elective – II : Industry and Society

Industrial Society in the Classical Sociological Tradition :
Division of labour
Production relations
Surplus value

Industry and Society :
Factory as a social system
Formal and informal organization
Impact of social structure on industry
Impact of industry on society

Industrial Relations :
Changing profile of labour.
Changing labour – management relations.
Conciliation, adjudication, arbitration.
Collective bargaining.
Trade unions.
Worker’s participation in management ( Joint Management Councils ).
Quality circles.

Industrialisation and Social Change in India :
Impact of industrialization on family, education and stratification.
Class and class conflict in industrial society.
Obstacles to and limitations of industrialization.

Industrial Planning :
Industrial Policy
Labour legislation
Human relations in industry

Elective – III : Sociology of Development

Conceptual Perspectives on Development :
Economic growth
Human development
Social development
Sustainable development : Ecological and Social

Theories of Underdevelopment :
Liberal : Max Weber, Gunnar Myrdal.
Dependency : Centre – periphery ( Frank ), Uneven development ( Samir Amin ), World – system ( Wallerstein ).

Paths of Development :
Modernisation, Globalisation

Social Structure and Development :
Social structure as a facilitator / inhibitor.
Development and socio – economic disparities.
Gender and development.

Culture and Development :
Culture as an aid / impediment.
Development and displacement of tradition.
Development and upsurge of ethnic movements.

Elective – IV : Population and Society

Theories of Population Growth :
Demographic transition.

Population Growth and Distribution in India :
Growth of Indian population since 1901.
Determinants of population.

Concepts of Fertility, Mortality, Morbidity and Migration :
Age and Sex composition and its consequences.
Determinants of fertility.
Determinants of mortality, infant, child and maternal mortality
Morbidity rates.
Determinants and consequences of migration.

Population and Development :
Population as a constraint on and a resource for development.
Socio – cultural factors affecting population growth.

Population Control :
Population policy : Problems and perspectives
Population education
Measures taken for population control

Elective – V : Gender and Society

Gender as a Social Construct :
Models of Gendered socialisation.
Cultural symbolism and general roles.

Social Structure and Gender Inequality :
Patriarchy and Matriarchy.
Division of Labour – Production and reproduction.

Theories of Gender Relations :
Post – modernist

Gender and Development :
Effect of development policies on gender relations.
Perspectives on gender and development – Welfarist, developmentalist

Women and Development in India :
Indicators of women’s status : Demographic, social, economic and cultural.
Special schemes and strategies for women’s development.
Voluntary sector and women’s development.
Globalisation and women’s development
Eco – feminism.
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