Sociology (Optional) through Mindmaps

This mindmap course helps you in learning or revising Sociology optional topics 10X faster and better!

Who is this course for
  • UPSC, State PSC, and other competitive exam aspirants who have this subject in their syllabus
  • General readers who wish to learn this subject in a short amount of time

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Features of this course
  • In-depth but easy to learn/revise through interactive & hierarchical mindmaps
  • Remember concepts for long-term
  • Add your own notes
  • Linkage with current affairs gives you updated info right away
  • Adhered to syllabus & previous year question patterns

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Referred Sources
General Studies
  • Polity – Laxmikanth, DD Basu, Internet.
  • Economy – Ramesh Singh, Internet.
  • Art & Culture – Spectrum, Internet.
  • Geography – NIOS, NCERT, Internet.
  • Environment – NIOS, Shankar, Internet.
  • Ancient India – R.S. Sharma (old NCERT), Internet.
  • Medieval India – Satish Chandra, Internet.
  • Modern India – Bipan Chandra, Internet.
  • Post-independent India – Bipan Chandra, Internet.
  • World History – Tamil Nadu Board book, Internet.
  • International Relations – Internet.
  • Ethics – Lexicon, Internet.
  • Indian Society & Social Justice – NCERT, Internet.
  • Internal Security – News & research papers.
  • Disaster – News & research papers.
  • Governance – Internet.
  • Science & Technology – News sources.

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Political Science (Optional)
  • IGNOU MA Notes
  • Political Theory by O P Gauba
  • Global Politics by Andrew Heywoods
  • VP Verma – Modern Indian political thoughts
  • etc

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Anthropology (Optional)

Paper 1:

  • Physical Anthropology – P Nath
  • Anthropology Simplified- Vivek Bhasme
  • Anthropology – Ember and Ember
  • epg pathashala
  • ignou M.A Anthropology

Paper-II:

  • ignou M.A Anthropology
  • epg pathashala
  • January 2014 edition of Yojana- Tribal and Marginalized Communities
  • The Tribal Culture of India – LP Vidyarthi
  • Tribal India – Nadeem Hasnain
  • Indian Anthropology -Nadeem Hasnain
  • Anthropology Simplified – Vivek Bhasme

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Geography (Optional)
  1. Savindra Singh’s Geomorphology
  2. Savindra Singh’s Physical Geography
  3. Savindra Singh’s Climatology
  4. Savindra Singh’s Oceanography
  5. D.R khullar
  6. Majid Hussain
  7. Geographical thought by R. D Dikshit
  8. Internet

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Sociology (Optional)
  • Haralambos and Holborn (blue & orange )
  • IGNOU Material
  • Seeing sociology in everyday life by J.J.Macionis
  • Sociological theory – George Ritzer
  • Oxford Dictionary of Sociology
  • Research papers from the internet

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Public Adminstration (Optional)

Booklist for Paper 1:

  • Mohit Bhattacharya: New Horizon of public administration
  • Administrative Thinkers by Prasad & Prasad
  • Comparative public administration: R.K Arora
  • Public administration by M. Laxmikanth
  • Public administration paper 1 by RB Aribam

Booklist for Paper – 2:

  • Indian public administration by Ramesh K Arora & Rajni Goyal
  • Public administration paper 2 by RB Aribam
  • Government reports (2nd ARC, Punchi Commission reports, NITI aayog recommendations )
  • Newspapers editorials

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Nabanita Sharma
Nabanita Sharma
1 year ago

Sir please psychology ka bhi kijiye na if possible

kv 5
kv 5
1 year ago

Sir,
Is there any plan to include psychology also ?
 

Parthi
Parthi
1 year ago

Anthropology pls

Manicklal Chakraborty
Manicklal Chakraborty
1 year ago

Sir i am Hospitality professional turn to FACULTY for Hospitality industry interested in writing articles / Social issues / politics / and story stories based on theme – how can i participate IE.
Please revert me
Tanks and regards
MANICKLAL CHAKRABORTY

Ajay
Ajay
1 year ago

Sir when is the entire syllabus of socio is expected to be completed?

Geethika
Geethika
10 months ago
Reply to  Santhosh Kumar

Sir, does this include complete sociology optional syllabus? Both paper 1 & paper 2?

Divya
Divya
1 year ago

A humble request sir……..If possible, please provide mindmap for Economics optional too sir……………I have just revised the medieval history mindmap…….and never have i ever been so confident about medieval Indian history portions(eventhough i had read the ncert books many times in the past)……..And mindmaps on economics optional will be a huge help sir……:)

Divya
Divya
1 year ago
Reply to  Santhosh Kumar

Thank you so much sir. Your efforts are truly a huge contribution to the students community…:)

Nanditha Nair
Nanditha Nair
1 year ago

Kindly provide psychology optional as well.

Geethika
Geethika
10 months ago

Great initiative sir! Please upload the remaining part of sociology mind maps. Mains 2020 is quite close and will be great if we can revise whole sociology syllabus through these interactive mind maps.

pooja
pooja
9 months ago

Paper 1-> Unit 4 -> Part 4-> Talcott parsons -> please correct the spelling as GEMEINSCHAFT and GESELLSCHAFT.

ARVIND
ARVIND
8 months ago

(iv) Politics and Society

  • Nation, democracy and citizenship
  • Political parties, pressure groups, the social and political elite
  • Regionalism and decentralization of power
  • Secularization

sir, this topic is not open in my account
can you please tell me the current status of it

SupriyaReddy Chavva
SupriyaReddy Chavva
8 months ago

I am very thankful for your mindmaps. Please try to provide related current affairs and examples for each topic it would be useful for us.

kumaresan t
kumaresan t
8 months ago

sir, can i get mind map pdf of full sociology?

Prem
Prem
3 months ago

Is the course complete now ? as promised earlier ??

Saurabh hinge
Saurabh hinge
2 months ago

paper 2 of sociology ,very last chapter subtopic number 1 map is not available

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