Volume 1 : 1. Characteristics of Indian society. 2. Indian culture. 3. Values of Indian social system. 4. Hindu social organisation: i). Varnashram Dharma. ii). Varna and caste (Jati). iii). Sociological significance of Ashrama system. iv). Purusharthas. v). Rinas. vi). The Sanskaras. 5. The caste system: i). Features. ii). Origin. iii). Merits and demerits. iv). Decline. v). Definition of class. vi). Class Consciousness. vii). Distinction between caste and class. 6. Casteism in India. 7. Untouchability: i). Definition. ii). Causes of untouchability. iii). Movements against untouchability. iv). Suggestions to be made to eredicate untouchability. 8. The Hindu family. 9. The joint family system. 10. The Hindu marriage system: i). Problem of Hindu marriage. ii). Different forms of marriage. 11. Social legislations: i). The Hindu Marriages Act, 1955. ii). Void and Voidable Hindu marriages. iii). Divorce. iv). Dowry Act, 1961. v). Hindu Succession Act, 1965. 12. Status of women in Hindu society: i). Contribution of social reformers. ii). Social legislations. 13. Social and religious movements in India: i). Hindu movement. ii). Muslim movement. iii). Parsi movement. iv). Christian movement. 14. Muslim social system and institutions. 15. Christian social system and institutions. 16. Race and racism. 17. Tribal social system: i). Tribe and its characteristics. ii). Difference between tribe and horde and tribe and caste. iii). Dormitory. iv). Tribal marriage system. v). Tribal economy. vi). Tribal religion. vii). Tribal culture. viii). Tribal development measures. ix). Status of women in tribal society. 18. Indian rural society. 19. The Jajmani system. 20. Religion in rural India.
Volume 2 : 21. Indian rural culture. 22. Panchayat system in India: i). Caste Panchayat. ii). Village Panchayat: a) Gram Sabha. b). Gram Panchayat. 23. Community development programme-origin and development. 24. Rural reconstruction in India-development programmes. 25. Rural problems in India: i). Agriculture and economic problems. ii). Population problem. iii). Birth control. iv). Urbanization. v). Education. 26. Social disorganisation in India. 27. Agricultural labour. 28. Process of Sanskritization. 29. Role of Westernization. 30. Secularization of Indian society. 31. Modernization and its aspects. 32. Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and backward classes. 33. Housing problem in India. 34. Education system in India. 35. Industrial workers in India. 36. Trade Unions in India. 37. Indian political system. 38. Indian political parties. 39. Religion in Indian politics. 40. Regionalism in Indian politics.