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Sociology Optional LIVE-Online Course

by Vajiram & Ravi

Date of Commencement

25th June 2024




20 Weeks


Rs. 50,000 (Incl. GST)

Course Time

2:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Sociology Optional LIVE-Online Course

About Sociology Optional Online Coaching

Sociology stands out as one of the most sought-after optional subjects for the UPSC Civil Services Examination. It offers a multidisciplinary perspective, encompassing key themes relevant to General Studies Paper-1 while providing a deeper understanding of social issues. With a clear and precise syllabus that overlaps with General Studies Paper 1 and 2, Sociology provides aspirants with a comprehensive framework for addressing societal challenges.

Over the years, Sociology has emerged as one of the highest-scoring subjects in the UPSC exam. Its popularity is further bolstered by the abundance of quality study materials and expert guidance available to students, making it accessible and conducive to effective preparation.

Paper 1 of Sociology Optional delves into fundamental sociological ideas, theories, and research methods, laying the groundwork for a thorough understanding of the discipline. Paper 2, on the other hand, offers a comprehensive exploration of Indian societies, covering topics such as caste, kinship, religion, politics, social institutions, public policies, demography, social problems, and social changes.

Beyond its direct interface with social issues, Sociology overlaps significantly with various components of General Studies papers, including Social Justice, Public Policies, Planning and Development Issues, and Ethics. Moreover, Sociology themes frequently feature in essay questions, with social philosophy providing valuable insights for crafting dynamic and insightful essays as per the demands of the UPSC exam.

Our Sociology Optional online classes, provides a structured learning journey guided by experienced faculty and enriched study materials. Through interactive sessions, comprehensive study materials, and personalized guidance, our LIVE-Online Sociology classes empower aspirants to navigate through the complexities of Sociology with confidence and proficiency, preparing them to excel in the UPSC examination and beyond.

Download: Sociology Optional Syllabus

Features of our Sociology LIVE-Online Programme

  1. Complex terms and concepts will be explained clearly.
  2. Everyday examples will be used to aid understanding.
  3. Visuals and case studies will be included for better comprehension.
  4. Lectures will incorporate credible points and arguments from top sociology texts.
  5. Handouts with key points and past questions will be provided for each class.
  6. Additional information will be given to enhance performance.
  7. Classes will prioritize interaction and discussion.
  8. Previous year's questions will be discussed at the end of each chapter.
  9. Weekly tests will be followed by focused discussions on strengths and weaknesses.
  10. Paper-II will emphasize high-quality sociological references for better scores.
  11. The course aims to cultivate sociological imagination in students.

Benefits of Online Classes for Sociology Optional

Benefits of Sociology Optional Online Coaching:

  1. Static Syllabus: Sociology optional online coaching offers a strategic advantage with a relatively static syllabus compared to other optionals. Core topics and themes remain consistent year after year, allowing for focused and efficient preparation.
  2. Directly Framed Questions: Understanding the syllabus chapters directly correlates to potential UPSC questions. Online coaching ensures thorough coverage of key topics such as sociology and common sense, scientific nature of sociology, theoretical perspectives, and more, directly from the syllabus.
  3. Analytical Skills Development: By analyzing past question papers, students can identify frequently asked questions and core sociological concepts. This repetitive nature of questions allows for focused preparation and the development of strong analytical skills to address recurring themes effectively in the exam.
  4. Overlap with General Studies Papers: The syllabus of Sociology optional significantly overlaps with General Studies papers. This overlap saves time as the same topics are covered in both papers. Online coaching ensures comprehensive coverage of common topics such as social issues, social justice, gender and social empowerment, governance, and social policies.
  5. Focused Preparation: With frequently repeated themes in past question papers, online coaching enables students to focus their preparation on core areas such as Durkheim’s study of religion, Marx’s mode of production, changing nature of caste, and dalit movement. This focused approach enhances readiness for the exam.
  6. Thorough Coverage: Online coaching provides thorough coverage of the syllabus, ensuring students are well-equipped to tackle questions on diverse topics such as interpretative perspective in sociology, positivistic approach in sociology studies, and comparative views on religion by scholars like E.B. Tylor and Max Muller.

Overall, sociology optional online coaching offers a structured and comprehensive approach to exam preparation, enabling students to master core sociological concepts, develop analytical skills, and effectively address recurring themes in the UPSC exam.


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