B.A/M.A Sociology
                                BA Sociology
                                                                   Previous qualification not required for joining this course
Tamil Nadu Open University I.G.N.O.U  Dravidian University  Annamalai university  Mumbai university 
                                                  S.N.D.T University  Karnataka State University

Tamil Nadu Open University
BA BCom BSC BBA BCA

Eligibility  
Previous qualification not required for joining this course (No pre-qualification is required) All School failures are admittied to this course
Candidates who have completed 18 years of age  are eligible for admission to B.A/B.Com. three years degree course .  .Students need to appear for the  preparatory test along with FY BA Final Exam  First year student will automatically proceed to the second year and second year student to the final year whether they pass the exam or not. The same rule is applicable to the post graduate students also. Fresh Registration is available for academic year ( Exam will be held in May /June)  as well as calender year ( Exam will be held in Dec)
The examination will be held on April/May every year  

BA Sociology

Tamil Nadu Open University
FIRST YEAR:
1 Hindi Or French or Urdu or  Tamil or Kannada or Malayalam or Telugu 
2. English 3 Foundations of Sociology  4 Social thought 5 social Psychology 
Second Year
Hindi Or French or Urdu or  Tamil or Kannada or Malayalam or Telugu  7 English 8 Social Research and Statistics 9 Indian social institutions 10 Social demography 11Environmental studies  
Third Year
12 Rural sociology 13 Urban sociology 14 Industrial sociology 15 Social movements in India 16 Indian social Problems
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I.G.N.O.U
B.A   Bachelors Preparatory Programme (BPP)
Eligibility  No formal educational qualification is required  for joining  B.A./B.Com .All School failures are admitted to this course .18 years or above
on first January of the academic year . Previous qualification is not required .Needs to complete preparatory course-
BPP Programme
Select any 2 of the following
1 Preparatory course in  Social Sciences
2 Preparatory course in  commerce
3 Preparatory course in  Mathematics
B.A
Eligibility
Students without a formal qualification of 10+2 or its equivalent can also seek admission
Non 10+2 candidates who have completed Bachelors Preparatory Programme (BPP) of the University are also eligible for admission.
A person with 10 + 2 qualification is eligible for admission without BPP. There is no minimum or maximum age limit for admission to this programme.
Duration Minimum 3 years
Medium of Instruction;-English and Hindi

1. Foundation Course in Humanities & Social Sciences
2.Foundation Course in Science and Technology
3.Foundation Course in English
4.Choose Only One Out Of the following
I. English II 2. Hindi 3. Marathi 4. Malayalam 5. Tamil 6. Kannada 7. Gujarati 8. Bengali 9. Assamese 10. Punjabi 11. Telugu 12. Oriya 13. Urdu
5.Choose any one of the following Subjects
1. Economics
2. Commerce I &II
3. History II
4. Public Administration
5. Political Science II
6. Sociology II 1 Marketing 2. Secretarial Practice
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Dravidian  University
BA BCom

Eligibility  
Previous qualification not required for joining this course (No pre-qualification is required) All School failures are admittied to this course
Candidates who have completed 18 years of age are eligible for admission to B.A/B.Com. three years degree course .  .Students need to appear for the  preparatory test along with FY BA Final Exam  First year student will automatically proceed to the second year and second year student to the final year whether they pass the exam or not. Candidates who have completed 25 years of age are eligible for admission to MA. two years degree course.
The examination will be held on April/May every year
BA/BCom Duration- 2 years  

 BA Sociology
Dravidian University
Sujects and details will be added later
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Sociology
Annamalai university
 
Eligibility :HSC or equivalent exam
Students who may have completed one year of study in other Universities are admitted to the second year B.A. / B.Com. / B.Sc. / BBA
and students who may have completed two years of study in other Universities are admitted in the Final Year B.A./B.Com./ B.Sc./BBA. It is not necess≠ary to pass F.Y. or S.Y. to join for One/Two sitting course.
Duration : 3 years

 First Year :
1 Hindi or French or Tamil
2 English

1 .Fundamentals of Sociology-l.
2.Elements of Population Studies
Second Year :
1.Hindi  2 Papers ( Poetry and Grammer  and Non detailed Text)  or
French  2 papers (Prose- Translation and Grammer and Poetry Drama Comprehension and Composition)
 or
Tamil 2 papers (Prose and Drama and History of Tamil Literature)
3 English

3.Fundamentals of Sociology-ll
4.Social Problems
5.Contemporary Indian Philosophy (Ancillary)

Final Year :
6.Social Psychology .Indian Social Institutions
8.History of Social Thought
9.Elements of Social Research
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B.A
Mumbai university 
Duration :
3 years
Eligibility :
H.S.C. Arts/ Science/Commerce
First Year B.A

List Of Subjects For Study
F.Y.B.A. - Total Marks 600
Compulsory Subjects (3 Papers)

1 Communication Skills in English
2 Compulsory Languages (Any one of the following)
(a) Marathi, (b) Hindi (c) Urdu (d) French No No
3 Foundation Course - Paper - I (Social Awareness, Personality Development & Current Affairs)
Optional Subjects
Select your THREE optional subjects at F.Y.B.A. carefully because you will have to offer the same THREE optional subjects
with Paper II & III at S.Y.B.A. and TWO subjects in combination of THREE papers each or only ONE subject entirely with SIX papers at T.Y.B.A.
Select any THREE subjects of 100 marks each from Social Sciences Group.
OR
Select any TWO subjects from Social Sciences Group and any ONE subject from Ancillary (Optional) Language Group.
Social Science Group (Select any 2 or 3 subjects)
4 Psychology -Paper - I (General Psychology)
5 Economics - Paper-I (Foundations of Economic Theory)
6 History - Paper - I (Land Marks in world History from renaissance to 1945AD)
7 Sociology - Paper - I Foundation Sociology
8 Political Science - Paper - I (Introduction to Politics)
9 Commerce - Paper I (Introduction to Commerce and Business Management)
10 Philosophy - Paper I (Moral Philosophy)
OR
Rural Development (Introduction to Rural Development)
OR
Education - Paper - I (Principles of Education)
Ancillary (Optional) Language Group (Select any one)
If you have selected only 2 subjects from Social Sciences Group, then you have to select any 1 subject from following
subjects of Ancillary (Optional) Language/ Group.
English Paper I (English literature from 1798 to 1900) or Marathi or Hindi or Urdu or French
S.Y.B.A. - Total Marks 800
Mumbai university 
Compulsory Subjects
1 Foundation Course - Paper II (Story of science and Ecological studies)
2 Applied Component Group (Any ONE of the following)
a) Journalism
b) Business Communication
c)Advertising
Optional Subjects - Select only those THREE subjects which were offered at F.Y.B.A.
3 Philosophy     Paper II - Indian Philosophy
                        Paper III- History of Western Philosophy
5 Economics -  Paper II - Micro Economics
                        Paper III - Political Prospectus of Indian
Economy
6 History -       Paper II - History of Asia (19---1976)
                       Paper III - Ancient India (up to 1000 AD.)
7 Sociology -  Paper II - Current Issues in Indian Society Yes Yes
                       Paper III - Introduction to SociologicalPerspective and India Sociology
8 Political Science
                      Paper II - Indian Political System
                      Paper III - Public Administration
9 Commerce  Paper II - Business Management
                      Paper III - Principles & Practices of Marketing
10 Rural Development
                     Paper II - Rural Society and Economy
                     Paper III - Rural Govt., Administration &
Policy
11 Education
                    Paper II - Educational Psychology
                    Paper III - Guidance & Counselling
12 Ancient Indian culture
                   Paper II - Cultural History of Ancient from 400 B.C. upto 647 A.D.
                   Paper III - Cultural History of Ancient India from 647 A.D. upto 1318 A.D.
13 English Optional
                  Paper II Indian writing in English & Indian Literature in Translation
                  Paper III Twentieth century American Literature (1900 to date)
14 Marathi Optional Paper II and Paper III
15 Hindi Optional Paper II and Paper III
16 Urdu Optional Paper II and  Paper III
T.Y.B.A. - Total 6 Papers (Total Marks 600)
B.A. Sociology (3 Papers IV, V & VI or 6 Papers from Papers IV to IX)
Mumbai university
Paper IV - Social Theory
Paper V - Sociology of work & occupation
Paper VI  Women & Society
Paper VII - Urban Sociology 
Paper VIII - Sociology of Social Movements
Paper IX - Social Research
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B.A Sociology
S.N.D.T University

Duration 3 years
Eligibility
No formal educational qualification is required  for joining  B.A./B.Com.Candidates who have completed 18 years on first June of the academic year are eligible to apply for the course under open university system. After passing the entrance test, student will be admitted to first year B.A./ B.Com./. course. H.S.C. passed candidates need not appear for entrance test
BA
SNDT University
University Entrance Test for Admission to BA

1 Language skills English/Hindi/Gujrati/Marathi
2 Learning skills
3 Introduction Social Sciences
4 Social Awareness
First Year  BA
1 FC I History as Heritage
2 FC II Women in Changing India
3 CC English for English  or CC English Non English Medium or CC Hindi or Composite course  English and Gujrati or Hindi or Marathi
4 DC 1 CC English  Hindi or  Gujrati or Marathi or Economics or History or Politics or Sociology or Music
5 DC II CC English  Hindi or  Gujrati or Marathi or Economics or History or Politics or Sociology or Music or Geography or Psychology
Second Year  BA
1 CC English for English  or CC English Non English Medium or CC Hindi or Composite course  English and Gujrati or Hindi or Marathi
2 FC Current Concern
3 DC CC English  Hindi or  Gujrati or Marathi or Economics or History or Politics or Sociology or Music
3 DC CC English  Hindi or  Gujrati or Marathi or Economics or History or Politics or Sociology or Music
5 APC English  Hindi or  Gujrati or Marathi or Economics or History or Politics or Sociology or Music
6 English  Hindi or  Gujrati or Marathi or Economics or History or Politics or Sociology or Music or Psychology or Geog============

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B.A Sociology
Karnataka State University

Eligibility:
Candidates who have completed 18 years of age on 1st July of the academic year are eligible for admission to B.A/B.Com. three years degree course (No pre-qualification is required) Students need not appear for the entrance test. First year student will automatically proceed to the second year and second year student to the final year whether they pass the exam or not. The same rule is applicable to the post graduate students also.
The examination will be held on April/May every year

Duration 3 years and the maximum duration is 6 years. Candidates who cannot complete the course within 6 years will have to seek fresh admission.
Group I: Languages
Candidates for B.A. and B.Com. have to choose 2 languages for study during the first 2 years, from: Kannada, English, Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit, Tamil, and
Telugu The university will provide only the syllabus but not the lessons in case of MalayalamText books for the languages are common for first year B.A. and
first year B.Com., but syllabus as well as text books for languages are different in the second year
Group II: Foundation Courses
B.A./B.Com. Candidates will have to study the following foundation courses:

Foundation Course in Humanities and Social Sciences I year.

Foundation Course in Science and Technology I year.
Foundation Course in Information Technology   II year
GROUP IV: Application Oriented Courses
Each student of B.A./B.Com, will have to study one Application Oriented Courses (AOC)
Any one of the following :
a) Consumer Studies
b) Manceding
c) Export Procedure and Documents
d) Office Management

GROUP III: Optional Subjects
B.A. DEGREE PROGRAMME
Candidates for B.A. have to choose any 3 optional subjects from: History, Sociology, Economics, English, Hindi, Urdu, Political Science or Public Administration, Education, Kannada, English Hindi and Urdu. There will be 5 papers in each of these subjects: Paper I, in the first year for 100 marks; Paper II second year for 100 marks each; Papers III, IV and V in the third (final) year for 100 marks each, as shown below:
B.A. Optional Subjects

B.A Sociology                  
Karnataka State Open University
First Year B.A.
 I    : General Sociology   
Second Year B.A.
 II    : Study of Indian Society
Third Year B.A.
 III    :Study of Rural - Urban Communities
 IV    Social Disorganisation
 V    : Sociological Thought
Education
First Year B.A.
I    :   Foundation of Education
Second Year B.A.
 II    :  Psychology of Development and Learning
Third Year B.A.
III    : Curriculum, Teaching and Evaluation
IV   :  Educational Systems in India
V    :  Trends and Challenges of Education
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Credit System  for BA Course
T
he University foillows the ' Credit System ' for its undergraduate programmes. Each credit is of 30 hours of study comprising all learning activities. Thus, a
four credit course involves 120 study hours, a six credit course involves 180 study hours and so on. This helps the students to understand the academic efforts
he/she has to put in to successfully complete the course. Completion of B.A. Programme requires successfully clearing 96 credits. Each student of
BA Degree Programme shall select two Languages and three Optional Subjects in addition to other Foundation Courses and Application Oriented Courses.
The students are expected to complete both the assignments and the term end examination of each course in the programme.
Undergraduate Programme - Credit System - Total Credits 96.
Undergraduate Programme - Credit System - Total Credits 96.
B.A. DEGREE PROGRAMME
First Year B.A.
Group I
1. Language 1 Course I
2. Language 2 Course I 4 Credits
4 Credits
Group II
3. Foundation Course in Humanities & Social Sciences
4. Foundation Course in Science and Technology 4 Credits
4 Credits
Group III
5. Optional 1 Course I  6. Optional 2 Course I  7. Optional 3 Course I 4 Credits 4 Credits 4 Credits
Total 28 Credits
Second Year B.A.
Group I
1. Language 1 Course I
2. Language 2 Course I 4 Credits
4 Credits
Group II
Foundation Course in Information Technology 6 Credits
Group III
5. Optional 1 Course II 6. Optional 2 Course II 7. Optional 3 Course II 4 Credits 4 Credits  4 Credits
Group IV
7. Application Oriented Courses
6 Credits
Total 32 Credits
Third Year B.A.
Group III
1. Optional 1 Course III  2. Optional 1 Course IV 3. Optional 1 Course V 4. Optional 2 Course III 5. Optional 2 Course IV 6. Optional 2 Course V
7. Optional 3 Course III 8. Optional 3 Course IV  9. Optional 3 Course V 4 Credits
4 Credits
4 Credits
4 Credits
4 Credits
4 Credits
4 Credits
4 Credits
4 Credits
Total
36 Credits
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                               M.A. Sociology
Tamil Nadu Open University  Dravidian University  Annamalai university  Mumbai university 
        Shivaji University    Madurai Kamaraj University   Alagappa University  S.N.D.T University 
                                                                 Madras University  Karnataka State University

.A. Sociology
S.N.D.T University
Eligibility : Graduates of any Faculty
Duration - 2 yrs

1 .Methods and Methodology of Research in Sociology
2.Sociology of Social Movem≠ents
3.Sociology of Caste and Class in India
4.Women, Society & Culture
5.Sociology of Development and Modernization
6.Reflections on Classical Sociologists /
7.Sociology of Labour
8.Sociology of Family & Kinship
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Mumbai University
M.A
Eligibility
: Graduates in any faculty

M.A. Sociology
     
Mumbai University

First Year
1. Theoretical  Perspectives of Sociology
2. Theoretical Anthropology
3. Sociology of Development
4. Perspectives of Indian Society

Final Year

1. Industry Labour  and Society
2. Environment and Society
3. Sociology of  Social movements
4. Gender and society
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M.A. Sociology
Shivaji University
Duration : 2 years
Eligibility :

1 A pass in B.A. /
(B.Sc. / B.Com. Degree holders are eligible after passing Entrance Test)
2 a. Persons residing in Maharashtra or in Goa or in Belgaum or Karwar.
3.Women residing at any place or
4.A graduate of this Univ≠ersity irrespective of his place of residence or
5 Persons who are domiciled in Maharashtra and have passed the Pre Degree Part I Examination of this University provided they are in the
services of the Central or Maharashtra Govt. or
6. Marathi speaking persons residing anywhere

First Year
1 .Basic Concepts in Sociology
2.Sociology of India
3.Contemporary Sociological Theories
4.Methodology of Social
5 Research
Final Year
6.Rural Sociology
6.Industrial Sociology
7Urban Sociology
8.Sociology of Population

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M.A. Sociology
Madurai Kamaraj University
Eligibility:- degree from a recognized university
Duration : 2 Years.

First Year
1. Introduction to Sociology
2. Sociological Theories
3. Research Methods in Sociology
4. Study of Indian Society

Final Year

5. Study of Urban and Rural Sociology
6. Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare
7. Social Psychology
8. Sociology of Health
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M.A. Sociology
Madras University
Eligibility Any Bachelorís Degree
First Year

01 Principles of Sociology
02 Sociological Theories
03 Research Methodology & Social Statistics
04 Indian Society
05 Sociology of Development
Final Year
06 Rural Sociology
07 Urban Sociology
08 Sociology of Education
09 Sociology of Health
10 Information Technology & Society
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MA- Sociology
Tamil Nadu Open University
Eligibility Bachelorís Degree from any recognised University
First Year
01 Principles of Sociology
02 Sociology of Indian Society
03 Sociological Theories
04 Social Research and Statistics
05 Rural Society in India
Final Year
06 Urban Sociology
07 Population Studies
08 Human Resource Management
09 Medical Sociology
10 Social Psychology
 
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M.A.Sociology
Dravidian university
Eligibility
  Degree

Duration: Two Years
Eligibility : Any Bachelor Degree with a subject concerned

First Year
1 Sociological Analysis
2 Social thought & Sociological Perspectives
3 Social Research and Statistics
4 Indian society : Structure and Change
5 Rural and Urban Sociology
Second Year
1 Sociology of Marginalized Groups
2 Industrial Sociology and Labour Welfare
3 Social Demography and Family Welfare
4 Sociology of Health
5 Social Disorganization and Criminology
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M.A. Sociology
Annamalai University
Duration: Two year
Eligibility: Any Degree or an equivalent examination. 
First Year
1. Advanced Sociology Principles
2. Sociological Theories
3. Research Methods & Statistics
4. Indian Social Institutions
5. Medical Sociology
Final Year
5. Rural & Urban Sociology
6. Industrial Sociology and Labour Problem
7. Social Demography
8. Social Problems
9. Soc. of Dev. & Modernization Or Environmental Sociology
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One Sitting for discontinued students

M.A. Sociology
Karnataka state open University
Eligibility : Graduates of any faculty
Duration Two Years
First Year
1 Theories and Thinkers in Sociology
2 Social Statistics and Social Dynamics
3 Research methods and Social Statistics
4 Social Problems: Then and Now
5 Study of Majority and Minority groups

Final Year
6  Study of Rural Society
7  Industrial Sociology
8  Health, Education and Society
9  Social Movements in India
10 Polity, Economy and Society
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M.A. Sociology
Alagappa University
Duration:- Two Years
Eligibility :  Bachelorís Degree in any discipline
1 Principles of Sociology
2 Indian Social Institutions
3 Sociological Theories and Perspectives
4 Research Methods
5 Rural Ė Urban Sociology
Final Year
1 Sociology of Health
2 Human Resource Management
3 Sociology of Mass Communication
4 Social Welfare Administration and Legislation
5 Sociology of Modernization and Development
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