Latest CBSE Class 10 Social Science Syllabus 2019-20

CBSE has released Class 10 Social Science Syllabus for 2019-20. No changes has been made in the exam pattern and syllabus. The Board examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours.

The question paper will consist of 35 questions. All questions would be compulsory. There will be questions of assertion and reason, paragraph based and statement based also.

Units

Marks
IIndia and the Contemporary World - II (History)20
IIContemporary India - II (Geography)20
IIIDemocratic Politics II (Political Science)20
IVEconomics  20
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Total
80

History

• Chapter 1 - The Rise of Nationalism in Europe
• Chapter 2 - Nationalism in India
• Chapter 3 - The Making of Global World
• Chapter 4 - The Age of Industrialization
• Chapter 5 - Print Culture and the Modern World

Geography

• Chapter 1 - Resources and Development
• Chapter 2 - Forest and Wildlife Resources (To be assessed in the Periodic Tests only)
• Chapter 3 - Water Resources (To be assessed in the Periodic Tests only)
• Chapter 4 - Agriculture
• Chapter 5 - Minerals and Energy Resources
• Chapter 6 - Manufacturing Industries
• Chapter 7 - Lifelines of National Economy

Political Science

• Chapter 1 - Power Sharing
• Chapter 2 - Federalism
• Chapter 3 - Democracy and Diversity (To be assessed in the Periodic Tests only)
• Chapter 4 - Gender, Religion and Caste
• Chapter 5 - Popular Struggles and Movements (To be assessed in the Periodic Tests only)
• Chapter 6 - Political Parties
• Chapter 7 - Outcomes of Democracy
• Chapter 8 - Challenges to Democracy (To be assessed in the Periodic Tests only)

Economics

• Chapter 1 - Development
• Chapter 2 - Sectors of Indian Economy
• Chapter 3 - Money and Credit
• Chapter 4 - Globalization and the Indian Economy
• Chapter 5 - Consumer Rights (To be done as Project Work)

Note:
• Use latest 2019 reprinted edition of NCERT Textbook
• List of Map Items are given in the Syllabus.

Prescribed Books:

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

Download Class 10 Social Science Syllabus 2019-20



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