CBSE Class 12 Sociology Exam Pattern

Weightage to Form of Questions:

Form of questionNo. of questions Marks of each question

Total marks

Estimated time (in minutes)

Long answer (LA)

4 (including one passage based question)

06 24 55 min.

Short Answer( SA) 07 04 28 60 min.

Very Short Answer (VSA) 14 02 28 50 min.

25 80 165 + 15 min for revision = 180 mins.


Weightage to Content Units: Blueprint


Marks Part I : Indian Society 32 1 Introducing Indian Society Non evaluative

2 Demographic Structure and Indian Society 06 3 Social Institutions-Continuity and change 06

4 Market as a Social Institution 06 5 Pattern of Social Inequality and Exclusion 06 6 Challenges of Cultural Diversity 087

Suggestions for Project Work Non evaluative

Part II : Change and Development in Indian Society 48


Structural change 069 Cultural change 0610

The Story of Democracy 0611 Change and Development in Rural Society 0612

Change and Development in Industrial Society 0613 Globalization and Social Change 0614

Mass Media and Communications 06 15 Social Movements


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