CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 S.St (Social Science) 2017-18

Latest CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 S.St (Social Science) 2017-18

Here, latest syllabus of CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 S.St (Social Science) for the session 2017-18. The new session has started and board updated the new syllabus. From this year. students will have the 80-20 (board-internal) marks pattern. Three periodic tests will be also taken by the schools

In Board examination, the entire syllabus will come. The Board examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours.


I India and the Contemporary World - II  20
II Contemporary India - II 20
III Democratic Politics II 20
IV Understanding Economic Development   20


Unit - I - India and the Contemporary World - II

• The Rise of Nationalism in Europe
• The Nationalist Movement in Indo - China
• Nationalism in India
• The making of a Global World
• The Age of Industrialization
• Work, Life & Leisure
• Print Culture and the Modern World
• Novels, Society and History

Unit - II - Contemporary India - II

• Resources and Development
• Water Resources (Content of pg no. 44-47 of NCERT Textbook is to be deleted.)
• Agriculture
• Minerals and Energy Resources
• Manufacturing Industries
• Life Lines of National Economy

Unit - III - Democratic Politics II

• Power Sharing
• Federalism
• Democracy and Diversity
• Gender, Religion and Caste
• Popular Struggles and Movements (This chapter will be done as project work only and will not be evaluated in theory)
• Political Parties
• Outcomes of Democracy
• Challenges to Democracy

Unit - IV- Understanding Economic Development

• Development
• Sectors of the Indian Economy
• Money and Credit: Role of money in an economy
• Globalisation and the Indian Economy
• Consumer Rights

Download Syllabus for Class 10 S.St (Social Science) 2017-18

Prescribed Books:

• India and the Contemporary World-II (History) - Published by NCERT
• Contemporary India II (Geography) - Published by NCERT
• Democratic Politics II (Political Science) - Published by NCERT
• Understanding Economic Development - Published by NCERT
• Together Towards a Safer India - Part III, a textbook on Disaster Management -
Published by CBSE

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