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CUET PG 2022 Sociology Syllabus: Check Topics, Pattern, Download PDF

Payal Biswas
Payal BiswasUpdated On: June 13, 2022 03:22 pm IST | CUET PG

CUET PG 2022 Sociology Syllabus has been released by NTA. By reading this article candidates can know about the topics, pattern, syllabus and download PDF. 

CUET PG 2022 Sociology Syllabus: Check Topics, Pattern, Download PDF

CUET PG 2022 Sociology Syllabus has been released by the National Testing Agency. The PDF of Sociology PG courses is available on the official portal of CUET 2022. Candidates can find the same on this page. Those who have applied for the CUET PG Sociology course need to show their efficiency in the subject matter. To do that they must understand the prescribed syllabus first.

CUET PG Sociology syllabus clearly elucidates the areas of study, units, and topics on which the preparation should be made. With a comprehensive understanding of the syllabus, candidates will have a clear perspective on the topics to be prepared for the exam. Basic Concepts in Sociology, Social Processes and Problems, Society, Culture and Social Change, Indian Society, Social Research, and Social Problems in India all these areas are included in the syllabus. Candidates are advised to follow this article to know about the syllabus and CUET PG 2022 Exam Pattern.

CUET Overview

CUET 2022 is a national-level entrance exam introduced by the Ministry of Education for the admission of students to undergraduate and postgraduate courses. 44 central universities are taking part in the CUET exam 2022 for the academic session 2022-2023. CUET PG registration 2022 has been started on May 19, 2022. The final date of form submission is June 18, 2022. The exam for CUET PG 2022 will be held tentatively by the last week of July. And it will be conducted by NTA. 42 central universities along with the other participating universities will take part in the examination.

CUET PG 2022 Sociology (PGQP15) paper has two parts. All the questions will be MCQ-based. Part A will have 25 questions based on Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability, Analytical Skills, and General Awareness. Part B will contain 75 domain knowledge multiple-choice questions.

CUET PG 2022 Sociology Syllabus: Download PDF

Download CUET PG 2022 Sociology Syllabus PDF (Available)

Overview of CUET PG 2022 Sociology Syllabus

Given below is a brief overview of the CUET PG 2022 Sociology Syllabus:




Basic Concepts in Sociology

Unit I

  • Sociology
  • Relationship with other Social Sciences

Unit II

Basic Concepts

Unit III

Status and Role

Unit IV

  • Socialization.
  • Theories of Self (Freud, Cooley and Mead Culture) Culture
  • Culture and Civilization

Social Processes and Problems

Unit I

Social Processes

Unit II

Social Groups

Unit III

  • Social Institutions
  • Education, Religion and Economy

Unit IV

  • Social Control
  • Social Deviance

Society, Culture and Social Change

Unit I


Unit II

  • Culture
  • Socialization
  • Social Control

Unit III

Processes of Social Change

Unit IV

Social Stratification

Indian Society

Unit I

Evolution of Indian Society

Unit II

  • Caste, theories of Caste system and its Changing Dimensions in India
  • Dominant caste

Unit III

Processes of Social Change in India

Unit IV

Social Issues and Problems

Social Research

Unit I

Social Research

Unit II

Research Methods

Unit III

Techniques of Data Collection

Unit IV

  • Statistical Analysis and Use of Computer in Social Research
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Use of Computer in Social Research

Social Problems in India

Unit I

Social Problem

Unit II

Structural Issues

Unit III

Problems and Issues

Unit IV

Social Disorganization

CUET PG 2022 Exam Pattern Highlights

Important details regarding the CUET PG 2022 Exam are provided below:



Name of the Examination

Common University Entrance Test PG 2022 or CUET PG 2022

Level of Examination


Mode of Examination

Computer Based Test( CBT)

Medium of Instructions

English and Hindi (applicable except for the Sahitya and language paper)

Total Marks


Total No. of Questions to be Asked


Frequency of Examination

Once a year

Marking Scheme

Correct Answer: +4

Incorrect Answer: - 1

Negative Marking


CUET PG 2022 Exam Pattern

The following CUET PG 2022 Exam Pattern will be helpful to gain an idea of both the exam and question format:

Paper Code

Pattern of Question


Part A: This section will consist of 25 questions prepared on Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability.

Part B: It will consist of 75 domain knowledge questions on Social Sciences and Science, Teaching Aptitude and Mathematics.







Part A: This section will have 25 MCQs on Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability/ Analytical Skills/ Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability/ General Awareness.

Part B: 75 Domain Knowledge Questions




Part A: 25 MCQ type questions on Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Analytical Skills, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability, General Awareness.

Part B: 75 domain knowledge questions will be asked on domains like Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering etc.


Part A: 25 questions will be asked on Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge, Mathematical Ability

Part B: 75 language-specific questions will be asked in this part.


100 questions will be asked on Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation


100 questions will be asked on Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Computer Basics and Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge

CUET PG 2022 Sociology Syllabus Preparation Tips

A constructive and methodical preparation is always needed to crack any examination. A few important tips are provided here for the CUET PG Sociology preparation:

Analyze Syllabus

Analyzing the syllabus is very important for any exam preparation. One should go through the entire syllabus of CUET PG Sociology before starting their preparation. An analysis of units and topics helps to gain a good understanding of the subject. A candidate should note down unit-wise topics so that they will not miss any area of study unread.

Get Familiar with the Subject

To get familiar with the subject candidates should start from the basics. Read about the basic concepts of the subject to build up a strong foundation level for your preparation. And then move on to the next level of topics. It will help to attain a gradual understanding of the syllabus.

Make Study Plan

Candidates should give adequate time while reading the topics. Each and every topic requires a certain amount of time depending on the comprehensive ability of the candidate. Therefore, a study plan must be prepared considering the time.

Read and Practice

Candidates should read the unit-wise topics thoroughly. While reading important sections from where questions may come must be noted down. By examining the previous years’ exam papers candidates will be able to gauge that. It will help them to understand what is expected to be answered. Once the topics are read and memorized well, candidates need to practice through sample test papers. With practice, every mistake can be discovered and rectified. Thus, the candidates will be able to give their preparation a constructive shape.  

Evaluate Your Understanding

Evaluation is needed. It is a crucial stage of exam preparation. Candidates must check their potential of learning through mock tests. It presents the real-time exam scenario to the candidates. They will develop the skill of time management, speed with accuracy, etc. by appearing in mock tests frequently.

Best Books for CUET PG 2022 Sociology

Candidates need some good books in hand for the preparation of the CUET PG 2022 Sociology. Names of the most recommended books are provided below:



Sociology Books


Sociological Theory

George Ritzer

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