MSO-004 June 2017 Question Paper

Answer any five of the following questions in about 500 words each. Attempt at least two questions from each section. All questions carry equal marks.


  1. Discuss the growth of sociology as a discipline in India.
  2. Write a critique of the colonial perspective on the study of caste system in India.
  3. Explain the social structure of Indian village with respect to caste, class and gender.
  4. Explain the significance of the descent approach to the study of caste system in India.
  5. Discuss the emerging class structure in agrarian societies in contemporary India.


  1. Discuss the debate between Vermier Elwin and G.S.Ghurye on the tribal question in India.
  2. Examine the relation between religion and culture in India.
  3. Distinguish between old and new social movements with suitable illustrations.
  4. What do you understand by urbanization? Explain its impact on rural India.
  5. What is a post industrial society? Is India entering into a post industrial society? Justify your answer with suitable illustrations.

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  1. Dear team socio,

    Please provide the answers of previous years and this year mso ist year question

    papers as early as possible.

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