Analysing syllabus- while starting preparation of sociology optional one should go through each and every topic and sub topic of the syllabus. Should memorize the syllabus so that he or she can correlate with other topics while writing answers. One should prepare for sociology optional syllabus wise so it is always important to have syllabus every time when you are preparing any topic so that you won’t read irrelevant stuff which is not related to the syllabus prescribed by UPSC.
Optional subject in UPSC exam is of 500 marks out of the total. So choosing right optional is very important to find your name in final UPSC selection list. Sociology optional is a safer optional and popular optional subject in civil services examination since past many years. Many students have cleared UPSC civil services examination with sociology optional.