Courses - Complete Sociology Optional Course for UPSC CSM ( LIVE)
Course Code: Sociology - 2025-26 (CC)

Complete Sociology Optional Course for UPSC CSM ( LIVE)

Live Lectures with a new approach By Mr Parveen Bansal, Top Faculty in India
Validity: 730 Days
185
Video Lectures
39
Tests
282
PDFs
74
Practice Qs
Overview

Sociology - 2025-26 (CC)

Online Sociology Course For UPSC Exam 2025-26

( Covers Optional Subject Sociology for civil services Examination Purposes )

Coverage

  • Physical  Lectures ( with Live Option ) for the Whole syllabus of Sociology Optional for Civil Services Main Examination
  • Lectures for Previous Year Topic-wise Questions of Sociology Optional
  • Regular coverage of Current Affairs from a Sociological Perspective ( Only relevant from an optional point of view)
  • Mains Answer writing practice for relevant sample questions and its Evaluation by Sh Parveen Bansal

 

 

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Online Sociology Course for UPSC

Sociology is an optional subject of the UPSC Exam. UPSC Sociology optional subject contributes a major role in IAS exam Preparation.

Let's scientifically define Sociology.

Sociology is the study of social life, behavior, and social causes. The sociology course for UPSC will cover all important concepts of sociology and the course given by Mr. Parveen Bansal would be helpful for UPSC Aspirants.

What do you get in the UPSC sociology course?

The resource offered by Abhipedia is a boon for every UPSC aspirant. It includes-

  • Daily Current Affairs- both detailed explanation and snippet
  • Weekly Current Affairs test in a time-bound manner.
  • Weekly Current Affairs pdf
  • Topic-wise web notes
  • Daily Carpedium (important links to the newspaper will be sent through Email)
  • Subject-wise Question Bank
  • Prelims Question Bank and test series
  • Provision for topic or subject-wise online tests

Benefits of enrolling in Sociology Course UPSC in Abhipedia

The advantages of being enrolled in Abhipedia are -

  • Interactive live classes

Abhipedia conducts live classes in which you can directly communicate with the expert in case of any doubt or queries. Interactive classes help you to clear all your concepts.

  • 360-degree learning opportunity

It provides you with all the learning facilities that include live classes or even recorded classes to learn, Current Affairs to update yourself, test series to mark yourself, and practice questions to become better every day. 

  • Doubt clearing sessions

Abhipedia is very concerned regarding students' doubts. Your queries are their top priority. As a result, they conduct doubt-clearing sessions.

  • One time Admission

After one-time admission, the sociology course for UPSC will be available to you for years.

Apart from all these students will be able to explore the list of important books to prepare for Sociology optional in the best way. 

Sociology  Optional Book List for UPSC CSE Exam

Foundational Readings

NCERT Books of 11th and 12th

General Reading

Paper -2

  • Sociology by Anthony Giddens

Paper -2

  • Handbook of Indian Sociology – Veena Das
  • Social Background of Indian Nationalism - Book by A. R. Desai
  • Indian Social Structure And Change By K.L. Sharma,

 

Sociology Optional Chapter-Specific Readings

PAPER - I

Sociology - The Discipline

  • Research methods by Ram Ahuja
  • Social Methods by Goode and Hatt
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Sociology as Science

  • Research methods by Ram Ahuja
  • Social Methods by Goode and Hatt
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Research Methods and Analysis

  • Research methods by Ram Ahuja
  • Social Methods by Goode and Hatt
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Sociological Thinkers

  • Social thought by Abrahim and Morgan
  • Main currents of sociological through by Raymond Aron (Relevant Chapters)
  • Sociological theory by Francis Abrahim
  • The structure of sociological theory by J. Turner (Relevant Chapters)
  • Masters of Sociological Thought  by Lewis  Coser
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Stratification and Mobility

  • Ignou Material (relevant chapters)
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Works and Economic Life

  • Ignou Material(relevant chapters)
  • Class Lecture Notes

Politics and Society

  • Ignou Material(relevant chapters)
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Religion and Society

  • Ignou Material(relevant chapters)
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Systems of Kinship

  • Ignou Material(relevant chapters)
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Social Change in Modern Society

  • Ignou Material(relevant chapters)

 

PAPER - II

 

Perspectives on the study of Indian society

  • Indian Sociological Thought Hardcover by B. K. Nagla IGNOU Material(relevant chapters)
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Impact of colonial rule on Indian society 

  • Social Background of Indian Nationalism - Book by A. R. Desai
  • Indian Social Structure And Change By K.L. Sharma, Rawat Publications (2,3,4)
  • Class Lecture Notes

Rural and Agrarian Social Structure

  • Indian Social Structure And Change By K.L. Sharma, Rawat Publications (6)
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Caste System

  • Social Inequalities in Indian Society By K L Sharma
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Tribal communities in India

  • Ignou Material(relevant chapters)
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Social Classes in India

  • Social Inequalities in Indian Society By K L Sharma
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Systems of Kinship in India

  • Family in Contemporary India by A M Shah
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Religion and Society

  • Ignou Material(relevant chapters)

Visions of Social Change in India

  • Indian Social Structure And Change By K.L. Sharma, Rawat Publications ( 16, 18)
  • Class Lecture Notes

Rural and Agrarian Transformation in India

  • Indian Social Structure And Change By K.L. Sharma, Rawat Publications
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Industrialization and Urbanisation in India

  • Indian Social Structure And Change By K.L. Sharma, Rawat Publications
  • Class :Lecture Notes / Articles

Politics and Society

  • Ignou Material(relevant chapters)
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Social Movements in Modern India

  • Social Movements in India: A Review of the Literature  By Ghanshyam Shah Sage
  • Abhimanu Booklet

Population Dynamics

  • Indian Social Structure And Change By K.L. Sharma, Rawat Publications (15)
  • Class Lecture Notes

Challenges of Social Transformation

  • Covered under other chapters
  • Class Lecture Notes
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