This article provides you UPSC Sociology Syllabus for Optional.
For syllabus details of similar elective subjects, see the linked article.
UPSC Sociology Syllabus for IAS Mains:-Download PDF Here
Sociology subject overlaps with General Studies Paper 1 in UPSC Mains (Indian Society part) and is helpful for GS 2, GS 3 and Essay paper also. The nature of Sociology UPSC syllabus focuses on contemporary issues in society.
Sociology Optional Syllabus for UPSC
The optional paper of IAS is of 250 marks, with a total of 500 marks. Sociology as an optional subject in UPSC Mains is a popular choice among aspirants as an IAS officer has to deal with many aspects of society and knowledge of sociology is helpful in their work.
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UPSC Sociology Optional Syllabus for Paper II
IAS aspirants must have noticed that Sociology for UPSC has a significant overlap with the subjects of General Studies, so they must prepare for the paper together. Also, candidates must solve more questions from previous years UPSC question papers as well as mock tests to be able to crack the UPSC Sociology exam.
IAS aspirants who have chosen Sociology as their optional subject can also check UPSC Sociology Strategy in the linked article.