Sociology is one of the most popular optional for UPSC examination and also an optional with one of the highest success rate. Because of this, there is a lot of books and course material available in the market. However every sociology topper has emphasized on the importance of limiting resources for its preparation. Hence we are presenting you a list of books for sociology optional that are a must read and also an additional list of books that you can use as reference or additional reading material.
Sociology is a social science that studies societies and their evolution. Sociology is also an optional for UPSC Mains examination. Sociology as a discipline of research has no boundaries and it discusses wide ranging topics. Sociology UPSC, on the other hand, has limited syllabus and that is one of the reason why it is an optional which is the choice of many toppers.
A very important part of strategy for UPSC Sociology optional is to analyze the sociology previous year question papers. An analysis of the previous year question papers will help an aspirant understand the kind of questions to expect in the examination.
Sociology is one of the most popular optional when it comes to UPSC. It is also an
optional which is dependent to an extent on your answer writing abilities.
There are some people who say that writing skills cannot be improved. You either have the skill or you don’t. So they suggest that you mug up as many facts as possible and write it on the answer sheet on the day of the examination. These are also probably the kind of people who are unable to clear the mains and then they blame it on unfair checking by UPSC.