HCS mains sociology optional question paper 2004
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HCS mains sociology optional question paper 2004

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HCS mains sociology optional question paper 2004

HCS Mains Sociology   2004 

Time : 3 Hours              Maximum Marks : 150 

Note : Attempt Five questions in all. All questions carry equal marks. Q. No. l is compulsory. Answer two questions from Part I and two questions from Part II. The parts of the same question must be answered together and must not be interposed between answers to other questions.

1.Write Critical notes with the help of decided cases on any four of the following:  (4 X 7.5 =30)

(a) Emergence of Sociology

(b) Ideal type

(c) Class-in-itself and class-for itself 

(cl) Indianisation of Sociology

(e) Jajmani system and Jajmani relations

(f) Educational problems of marginalized groups


  1. “Sociology and Anthropology are twin sisters.” In the light of this statement discuss the relationship between Sociology and Anthropology. (30)
  2. What do you understand by Alienation ? Discuss its various forms and characteristics.  (30)
  3. “Caste is a closed class.” Comment. (30)

Part II

  1. De?ne Indian society and discuss its structure. (30)
  2. “Hindu Marriage Act of 1955 diluted the sacramental nature of Hindu marriage.” Comment. (30)
  3. Write an essay on the menace of AIDS among the North-east Tribes of India. (30)