Latest CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 of History 2017-18

Here, latest syllabus of CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 History (Code No. 027) for the session 2017-18. The new session has started and board updated the new syllabus. There is no change made in the syllabus and exam pattern.

The question paper will be of 80 marks. Practical Work will be conducted of 20 marks.

The Question paper will consist of 17 questions.

Scheme of Option

• Part A will have no choice.

• Part B will be divided into 2 sections (from 4 sections of the book) +1 Value Based Section.
→Section I will have 5 questions from all the four sections, out of which the student will attempt any 4 questions.
→ Section-II -One question will be a value based question which is a compulsory question.

• Part C will carry four long answer questions. The number of questions will be 5 carrying 8 marks each. (Each question from four sections). Student will have to answer any four questions.

• Part D will be passage-based questions. There will be THREE passages, ONE from each section followed by questions. There will be no internal choice.

• In Part E, there will be one map question -Test items will be 'identification and significance'.

S. No.  Units Marks
Section A  Early Socities 15
Section B Empires 20
Section C Changing Traditions 20
Section D Paths to Modernization 20
Section E Map Work (Unit 1- 16) 5

Project Work 20


Note:- Value Based Question can be taken from any of the above Section- A, B, C, D----- 05 Marks. Accordingly, teacher can reduce weightage of the corresponding sections.

Division of Question Paper

→ The Question paper will be divided into A, B, C, D and E.
→ Part A will carry 4 very short answer questions of 2 marks each.
→ Part B 'Section-I' will carry 5 short answer questions of 4 marks each. Students should answer any four from section I.
→ Part B 'Section II' is a value based compulsory question.
→ Part C will carry 4 long questions of 8 marks each (word limit '350').
→ Part D will carry 3 passage -based questions. The number of questions will be three, carrying 5 marks each (no internal choice). The passages will be taken from the textbooks as directed therein.
→ Part E will have 1 map question of 5 marks. Items covered are 'identification and Location.

Prescribed Books:

• Themes in World History, Class XI, Published by NCERT

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