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Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
EnglishSelf StudyVideo and Text Based

Course Overview

The Sociology XI Part-I Online Course is a massive open online course that is based on the subject of sociology as taught in Class XI. The course will be taught on the interactive online platform of Swayam and will focus on the features of social institutions, the process of socialization, and the relevance of culture. The course deals with the study of social institutions and encourages learners to question stereotypes in society.

The Sociology XI Part-I Training is led by Dr. Sheetal Sharma from the School of International Studies, JNU, New Delhi. The course will be supported by video lectures, online materials, and web resources that help learners to form an in-depth understanding of the subject. There will be self-assessment questions to help learners measure their progress. After completing all course steps and the assignments, students will get a Sociology XI Part-I Certification by NIOS and Swayam.

The Highlights

  • Certificate of completion
  • 24 weeks duration
  • Interactive platform
  • E-text and videos
  • Self-assessments
  • Discussion forums
  • School level

Programme Offerings

  • Certificate of completion
  • 24 Weeks Duration
  • Video Tutorial
  • E-text
  • Discussion Forums
  • Self assessment
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Weblinks

Courses and Certificate Fees

Certificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
yesSchool of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Eligibility Criteria

Certificate Qualification Details

Students should complete the final assessment with a score of at least 70% or above to earn the certificate.

What you will learn

Knowledge of Sociology

After completing the Sociology XI Part-I Certification Classes, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Basics of sociology
  • Concepts in sociology
  • Role of sociologists
  • Sociological perspective
  • Process of sociological research
  • Research methodologies

Who it is for

  • The course can be opted by students of Class XI who wish to take up sociology and aspire to become sociologists.

Admission Details

Follow the steps given below to enroll in the Sociology XI Part-I Online Course:

Step 1: Click on the URL given below -

Step 2: Click on the “Sign-in" or "Register" option at the right-hand top corner of the page.

Step 3: A new page opens and you can choose to sign in or sign-up with your username and password to proceed.

The Syllabus

  • Module 1: Sociology and Society – Part 1
  • Module 2: Sociology and Society – Part 2
  • Module 3: Sociology and Society – Part 3
  • Assignment 1

  • Module 4: Social Groups-concept, features, Types 
  • Module 5: Social Stratification- Caste, origin, and changes 
  • Module 6: Social Stratification- Class, Race and Ethnicity, Gender 
  • Module 7: Social status & role, conflict 
  • Assignment 2

  • Module 8: Understanding social institutions: Family and Marriage 
  • Module 9: Understanding Social Institutions: Economic-Work & Division of Labour 
  • Module 10: Understanding Social Institutions: Politics, Religion and Education 
  • Assignment 3

  • Module 11: Culture: definition and dimensions – Part 1
  • Module 12: Culture: definition and dimensions – Part 2
  • Module 13: Culture: definition and dimensions – Part 3
  • Assignment 4

  • Module 14: Doing Sociology: Research Methods – Part 1
  • Module 15: Doing Sociology: Research Methods – Part 2
  • Assignment 5


School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: Does the course give out certificates to learners?

Yes, learners of the course can get certificates upon successful completion.

2: How much time will it take for course completion?

It will take about 24 weeks for course completion.

3: Which institution is leading the course?

The Sociology XI Part-I Online Course is led by the faculty of the School of International Studies, JNU, New Delhi.

4: Where can I access the course online?

You can access the Sociology XI Part-I Certification Course on the Swayam online learning platform.


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