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

    Course Overview

    The ‘Sociology XII Part-I’ certification course is a study of the academic and systematic perspective of society, particularly in the Indian context. This course focuses on the sociological institutions and theories that explain the characteristics and framework of society. This online certification course is a core course provided by the Swayam portal with the NCERT as an initiative by the government of India.

    The students of this course will get trained with the skills and competencies for understanding the sociological principles with the help of the instructor Dr. Sheetal Sharma from the center for European studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University at Delhi.

    The ‘Sociology XII Part-I’ online certification course is delivered free of cost for the students in school and is ensured with the course certificate after completion of the program with the final assessment. This basic-level course is organized for twenty-four weeks and by the end of this course.

    The Highlights

    • Online course
    • Free training
    • Twenty-four weeks course
    • Expert faculty
    • Course certificate

    Program Offerings

    • Course Modules
    • Online Classes
    • videos
    • assignments
    • Books
    • references
    • Final Assessment
    • Course completion certificate

    Courses and Certificate fees

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

    Eligibility Criteria

    Certificate qualifying details

    The participants of the ‘Sociology XII Part-I’ certification by Swayam will become qualified to receive the course completion certificate at the end of the program, after completion of the final assessment with a score of 70%. 

    What you will learn

    Knowledge of Sociology

    The ‘Sociology XII Part-I’ certification syllabus is developed for the students to learn about the elements that constitute the social institutions, social principles such as religion, caste, tribes, family, and Kinship with the other demographic aspects. The students will know about the origin and evolution of markets from traditional forms with the dynamics of diversity and the dimensions of social hierarchy and inequality. The students by the end of this course will gain a comprehensive understanding of the social, economic, and political frameworks in Indian society.

    Who it is for

    The ‘Sociology XII Part-I’ online certification program is organized for the students in school to get introduced to the concepts and theories of sociology to comprehend the systems of cultural diversity, inequality, markets, and other social establishments.

    Admission Details

    The candidates interested in applying for the ‘Sociology XII Part-I’ certification program are required to register through the Swayam online portal.

    Step 1: Go to the course page using the following link,

    Step 2:Click on the ‘Sign-In/Register’’ 

    Step 3: Fill in the required information and join the course.

    Application Details

    The applicants of the ‘Sociology XII Part-I should create a course account to enter the registration details during the application or can sign in using their valid IDs of Microsoft, Google, or Facebook.

    The Syllabus

    • Module 1: Introducing Indian Society
    • Assignment 1

    • Module 2: Demographic Structure – Part 1
    • Module 3: Demographic Structure – Part 2
    • Module 4: Demographic Structure – Part 3
    • Module 5: Demographic Structure and Indian Society/ Population Policy – Part 4
    • Assignment 2

    • Module 6: Social Institution – Part 1
    • Module 7: Tribes in India and tribal culture – Part 2
    • Module 8: Family, kinship and marriage – Part 3
    • Assignment 3

    • Module 9: Market as a Social – Part 1
    • Module 10: Market as a Social – Part 2
    • Module 11: Market as a Social – Part 3
    • Assignment 4

    • Module 12: Stratification, social inequality, exclusion – Part 1
    • Module 13: Caste, other backward classes and untouchability – Part 2
    • Module 14: Adivasis and Adivasi struggles – Part 3
    • Module 15: Women’s struggles and disability – Part 4
    • Assignment 5

    • Module 16: Challenges of Cultural Diversity – Part 1
    • Module 17: Challenges of Cultural Diversity – Part 2
    • Module 18: Challenges of Cultural Diversity – Part 3
    • Assignment 6

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

    1: What background knowledge is needed to understand the concepts of the ‘Sociology XII Part-I’ certification course?

    This is an introductory course that doesn’t require background knowledge.

    2: Which online platform offers the ‘Sociology XII Part-I’ online course?

    This course is provided by Swayam along with the NCERT.

    3: What is the duration of the ‘Sociology XII Part-I’ online classes?

    The course is conducted for twenty-four weeks.

    4: Will I have to pass the exam to receive the course completion certificate for the ‘Sociology XII Part-I’ training?

    Yes, you will have to score at least 70% to get the certificate.

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