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PANJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH-160014 (INDIA)
(Estd. under the Panjab University Act VII of 1947—enacted by the Govt. of India)

FACULTY OF ARTS

SYLLABI

FOR

M.A. SOCIOLOGY (Semester System) EXAMINATIONS, 2011-2012

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Note :
A candidate for M.A. examination shall offer Psychology or Sociology or Statistics or Public Administration only if he/she has completed the prescribed courses in an affiliated college or the Department concerned of this University.

APPLICABILITY OF

REGULATIONS FOR THE TIME BEING IN FORCE

Notwithstanding the integrated nature of a course spread over more than one academic year, the regulations in force at the time a student joins a course shall hold good only for the examinations held during or at the end of the academic year. Nothing in these regulations shall be deemed to debar the University from amending the regulations subsequently and the amended regulations, if any, shall apply to all students whether old or new.

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GUIDELINES FOR CONTINUOUS INTERNAL ASSESSMENT (20%) FOR REGULAR STUDENTS OF POST GRADUATE COURSES of Sociology (Semester System) (Effective from the First Year Admissions for the Academic Session 2010-11) 1. The Syndicate has approved the following Guidelines, Mode of Testing and Evaluation including Continuous Internal Assessment of students: (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) Terminal Evaluation 80% Continuous Assessment 20% Continuous Assessment may include Written Test, Snap Test, Participation in Discussions in the class, Term Paper, Attendance etc. In order to incorporate an element of Continuous Internal Assessment of students, the Colleges\Department will conduct tests as quantified below: Written Test (one per semester): Snap Test : Term Paper/s : Participation in Class Discussions: Attendance : 25 (reduced to 5) 25 (reduced to 5) 25 (reduced to 5) 15 (reduced to 3) 10 (reduced to 2)*

(a) (b) (c) (d) (e)

Total: 100 reduced to 20 *Weightage of 2 marks for Attendance component out of 20 marks for Continuous Assessment shall be available only to those students who attend 75% and more of classroom lectures/seminars/workshops. The break-up of marks for attendance component for theory papers shall be as under: Attendance Component (a) 75% and above up to 85% (b) Above 85% 2. Mark/s for Theory Papers : 1 : 2

In the case of Paper SOC R 439: Methods & Techniques in Social Research:

The system of evaluation for Internal Assessment shall be based on field work– data collection, report writing and presentation of report. The break-up of the marks shall be as under: Data Collection : Report Writing: Presentation of Report: Total 25 (reduced to 5) 50 (reduced to 10) 25 (reduced to 5) 100 reduced to 20

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3. It shall not be compulsory to pass in Continuous Internal Assessment. Thus whatever marks are secured by a student out of 20% marks, will be carried forward and added to his/her score out of 80%, i.e. the remaining marks allocated to the particular subject and, thus he/she shall have to secure pass marks both in the University examinations as well as total of Internal Continuous Assessment and University examinations. 4. Continuous Internal Assessment awards from the affiliated Colleges/Department must be sent to the Controller of Examinations, by name, two weeks before the commencement of the particular examination on the Proforma obtainable from the Examination Branch. 5. The marks obtained by a candidate in Continuous Internal Assessment in Postgraduate Classes from the admissions of 2006 will be shown separately in the Detailed-Marks-Card (D.M.C.) ***

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PANJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH OUTLINES OF TESTS, SYLLABI AND COURSES OF READINGS IN THE SUBJECT OF SOCIOLOGY FOR M.A. I & III SEMESTERS EXAMINATIONS, NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2011, 2012 & 2013 AND II & IV SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS, APRIL/MAY, 2012, 2013 & 2014.

SCHEME FOR OPTING COURSES

SEMESTER-I Course no. SOC SOC SOC SOC R 411 R 412 R 413 R 414 Title History of Social Thought...
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