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Candidate must have

General/EWS - 55%, ST/ SC/ OBC/ PWD/ Transgender/ Ph.D Holders - 50% in Master’s Degree or Equivalent Degree

JRF - 31 years, Assistant Professor - No Upper Age Limit

NET/SET/SLET shall remain the minimum UGC NET eligibility criteria for the recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/Institutions.

  • UGC regulations and amendments, as notified under the Gazette of India will determine the exemption from NET/SET/SLET.

Note: Candidates who cleared the UGC/CSIR JRF examination before 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.

For SET Candidates:

  • Candidates who have qualified States Eligibility Test (SET) which is accredited by UGC for Assistant Professor that was held before 1st June 2002, are also exempted from appearing in NET, and they are also eligible to apply for Assistant Professor. (anywhere in India).
  • For SET held from 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/colleges from where they have cleared their state exams.

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UGC NET Sociology Syllabus for Paper-II

Unit 1. Sociological Theory

Classical Sociological Traditions

  • Emile Durkheim
  • Max Weber
  • Karl Marx

Structure- Functionalism and Structuralism

  • Bronislaw Malinowski
  • A.R. Radcliffe- Brown
  • Talcott Parsons
  • Robert K. Merton
  • Claude Levi Strauss

Hermeneutic and Interpretative Traditions

  • G.H. Mead
  • Karl Manheim
  • Alfred Schutz
  • Harold Garfinkel
  • Erving Goffman
  • Clifford Geertz

Post Modernism, Post Structuralism and Post Colonialism

  • Edward Said
  • Pierre Bourdieu
  • Michel Foucault
  • Jurgen Habermas
  • Anthony Giddens
  • Manuel Castells

Indian Thinkers

  • M.K. Gandhi  B.R. Ambedkar  Radha Kamal Mukherjee
  • G. S. Ghurye
  • M.N. Srinivas
  • Irawati Karve

Unit - 2 : Research Methodology and Methods

Conceptualizing Social Reality

  • Philosophy of Science
  • Scientific Method and Epistemology in Social Science
  • Hermeneutic Traditions
  • Objectivity and Reflexivity in Social Science
  • Ethics and Politics

Formulating Research Design

  • Reading Social Science Research, Data and Documents
  • Induction and Deduction
  • Fact, Concept and Theory
  • Hypotheses, Research Questions, Objectives

Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

  • Ethnography
  • Survey Method
  • Historical Method
  • Comparative Method


  • Sampling
  • Questionnaire and Schedule
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Observation, Interview and Case Study
  • Interpretation, Data Analysis and Report Writing

Unit -3: Basic Concepts and Institutions

Sociological Concepts

  • Social Structure
  • Culture
  • Network
  • Status and Role
  • Identity
  • Community
  • Diaspora
  • Values, Norms and Rules
  • Personhood, Habitus and Agency
  • Bureaucracy, Power and Authority

Social Institutions

  • Marriage, Family and Kinship
  • Economy
  • Polity
  • Religion
  • Education
  • Law and Customs

Social Stratification

  • Social Difference, Hierarchy, Inequality and Marginalization
  • Caste and Class
  • Gender, Sexuality and Disability
  • Race, Tribe and Ethnicity

Social Change and Processes

  • Evolution and Diffusion
  • Modernization and Development
  • Social Transformations and Globalization
  • Social Mobility

Unit – 4 : Rural and Urban Transformations

Rural and Peasant Society

  • Caste-Tribe Settlements
  • Agrarian Social Structure and Emergent Class Relations
  • Land Ownership and Agrarian Relations
  • The decline of Agrarian Economy, De-Peasantization and Migration
  • Agrarian Unrest and Peasant Movements
  • Changing Inter-Community Relations and Violence

Urban Society

  • Urbanism, Urbanity and Urbanization
  • Towns, Cities and Mega-Cities
  • Industry, Service and Business
  • Neighborhood, Slums and Ethnic Enclaves
  • Middle Class and Gated Communities
  • Urban Movements and Violence

Unit – 5 : State, Politics and Development

Political Processes in India

  • Tribe, Nation-State and Border
  • Bureaucracy
  • Governance and Development
  • Public Policy: Health, Education and Livelihoods
  • Political Culture
  • Grass-root Democracy
  • Law and Society
  • Gender and Development
  • Corruption
  • Role of International Development Organizations

Social Movements and Protests

  • Political Factions, Pressure Groups
  • Movements based on Caste, Ethnicity, Ideology, Gender, Disability, Religion and Region
  • Civil Society and Citizenship
  • NGOs, Activism and Leadership
  • Reservations and Politic

Unit – 6 : Economy and Society

  • Exchange, Gift , Capital, Labour and Market
  • Mode of Production Debates
  • Property and Property Relations
  • State and Market: Welfarism and Neoliberalism
  • Models of Economic Development
  • Poverty and Exclusion
  • Factory and Industry Systems
  • Changing Nature of Labour Relations
  • Gender and Labour Process
  • Business and Family
  • Digital Economy, E-Commerce
  • Global Business and Corporates
  • Tourism
  • Consumption

Unit - 7: Environment and Society

  • Social and Cultural Ecology: Diverse Forms
  • Technological Change, Agriculture and Biodiversity
  • Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Ethno-Medicine
  • Gender and Environment
  • Forest Policies, Adivasis and Exclusion
  • Ecological Degradation and Migration
  • Development, Displacement and Rehabilitation
  • Water and Social Exclusion
  • Disasters and Community Responses
  • Environmental Pollution, Public Health and Disability
  • Climate Change and International Policies
  • Environmental Movements

Unit - 8: Family, Marriage and Kinship

  • Theoretical Approaches: Structure-Functionalist, Alliance and Cultural
  • Gender Relations and Power Dynamics
  • Inheritance, Succession and Authority
  • Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction
  • Children, Youth and Elderly
  • Emotions and Family
  • Emergent Forms of Family
  • Changing Marriage Practices
  • Changing Care and Support Systems
  • Family Laws
  • Domestic Violence and Crime against Women
  • Honour Killing

Unit - 9 : Science, Technology and Society

  • History of Technological Development
  • Changing notions of Time and Space
  • Flows and Boundaries
  • Virtual Community
  • Media: Print and Electronic, Visual and Social Media
  • E-Governance and Surveillance Society
  • Technology and Emerging Political Processes
  • State Policy, Digital Divide and Inclusion
  • Technology and Changing Family Relations
  • Technology and Changing Health Systems
  • Food and Technology
  • Cyber Crime

Unit - 10 : Culture and Symbolic Transformations

  • Signs and Symbols
  • Rituals, Beliefs and Practices
  • Changing Material Culture
  • Moral Economy
  • Education: Formal and Informal
  • Religious Organizations, Piety and Spirituality
  • Commodification of Rituals
  • Communalism and Secularism
  • Cultural Identity and Mobilization
  • Culture and Politics
  • Gender, Body and Culture
  • Art and Aesthetics
  • Ethics and Morality
  • Sports and Culture
  • Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism
  • Religion and Economy
  • Culture and Environment
  • New Religious Movements

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