Tips to Prepare for CBSE-NET JRF in Sociology

CBSE now conducts NET Exam and there are three papers in all.

  • Paper - I is General Paper for all – includes Teaching & Research Aptitude and is a common exam which consists of a total of 100 marks with 50 questions

  • Paper II on sociology consists of 100 Marks with 50 questions

  • Paper III on sociology consist 150 marks with 75 questions

Here is some preparation Tips for UGC CBSE NET Sociology in 3 simple steps:

Step 1: Make time table for preparation

  • First off all make time table and allot 100 day for preparation of Paper I, II & III.

  • According to this timetable divide each topic week wise.

  • During preparation time make summary notes for each and every topic.

  • Don’t waste time to decide which topic is most important and which is not, give equal attention to each topic

  • If possible Make List of week with topic you allot and one extra column which is about you whether you successfully completed this topic or not as it will helps you later when you revise syllabus

  • Do not depend on just one material; try to get more and more information from different books, Wikipedia, various blogs and websites and video tutorials.

  • For Postal course for Paper I visit: Examrace CBSE NET Paper 1 Postal Course

Step 2: Solve previous year papers & Preparation Flow

Step 3: Revision

  • After gathering your weakness next step is revision.

  • Same as above allot at list 1 to 2 weeks for revision and in this days go through all the notes that you prepare and week topics gathered in paper solving.

  • Also check reviews for each topic you have made and study according to that.

Important Topics for Sociology according to Paper II and Paper III Section-wise Classification

  1. Basic Concepts, definitions and typologies

    1. Definition of sociology

    2. Basic concepts

    3. Social group

    4. Social structure

    5. Social institution

    6. Social change

  2. Social Stratification

    1. Social stratification

    2. Theoretical perspectives of Louis Dumont,

    3. M. N. Srinivas

    4. Ambedkar

    5. G.S. Ghurye

    6. Inequality of caste

  3. Sociological Theories

    1. Sociological Theories

    2. Structural

    3. Functional

    4. Conflict

    5. Interactionist

    6. Phenomenology

    7. Ethnomethodology

    8. Neo-functionalism

    9. Neo-Marxism

    10. Structuration

    11. Post-Modernism

  4. Methodology

    1. Methodology

    2. Themes and Perspective

    3. Research Methods and Techniques

  5. Indian Society: Concepts and Theoretical Perspectives

    1. Society in India

    2. Theoretical Perspectives

    3. Sociological Thought

    4. Caste and different theoretical approaches

    5. Social Stratification

  6. Contemporary Issues in India

    1. Contemporary socio-cultural and developmental issues in India

    2. Social Problems in India Sociology of Development

  7. Crime, Delinquency and Deviance

    1. Issues pertaining to deviance

    2. Crime and Delinquency

    3. Sociology Themes and Perspectives

    4. The Study of Society

    5. Social Problems in India

  8. Current Debates

  1. Tradition and modernity

  2. Nation building

  3. Challenges of globalization

  4. Sociological Theory

  5. Tradition and modernity

  6. Sociological Theories and Concepts

  7. Nation Building

  8. Sociology in India

  9. Society and Religion

  10. Sociology of Education

  11. Population and Society

  12. Gender and Society