CBSE Class 9 Social Science Syllabus 2020-21| Check Latest Exam Pattern

CBSE has released revised Class 9 Social Science Syllabus 2020-21 which is very important for knowing the important topics that can come in the examinations. The examination will be of 80 marks while 20 marks will be awarded on the basis of Internal Assessment. CBSE has reduced the syllabus of Class 9 Social Science due to coronavirus pandemic.

CBSE Class 9 Social Science Syllabus 2020-21

Units

Marks
IIndia and the Contemporary World - I20
IIContemporary India - I20
IIIDemocratic Politics I20
IVEconomics  20

Total
80
Unit - I - India and the Contemporary World - I

• The French Revolution
• Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution
• Nazism and the Rise of Hitler

Unit - II - Contemporary India - I

• India - Size and Location
• Physical Features of India
• Drainage (Only Map Items)
• Climate
• Natural Vegetation and Wild Life

Unit - III - Democratic Politics - I

• What is Democracy? Why Democracy?
• Constitutional Design
• Electoral Politics
• Working of Institutions

Unit - IV- Economics

• The Story of Village Palampur
• People as Resource
• Poverty as a Challenge

Note:
• Use latest 2020 reprinted edition of NCERT Textbook
• List of Map Items are given in the Syllabus.

List of map items for Class 9 Social Science

History

Chapter-1: The French Revolution
Outline Political Map of France (For locating and labeling / Identification)
• Bordeaux
• Nantes
• Paris
• Marseilles

Chapter-2: Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution
Outline Political Map of World (For locating and labeling / Identification)
• Major countries of First World War
(Central Powers and Allied Powers)
Central Powers - Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey (Ottoman Empire)
Allied Powers - France, England, Russia, U.S.A.

Chapter-3: Nazism and Rise of Hitler
Outline Political Map of World (For locating and labeling / Identification)
• Major countries of Second World War
Axis Powers – Germany, Italy, Japan
Allied Powers – UK, France, Former USSR, USA
• Territories under German expansion (Nazi Power)
Austria, Poland, Czechoslovakia (only Slovakia shown in the map), Denmark, Lithuania, France, Belgium

Geography (Outline Political Map of India)
Chapter -1: India-Size and Location
• India-States with Capitals, Tropic of Cancer, Standard Meridian (Location and Labelling)

Chapter -2: Physical Features of India
• Mountain Ranges: The Karakoram, The Zasker, The Shivalik, The Aravali, The Vindhya, The Satpura, Western & Eastern Ghats
• Mountain Peaks – K2, Kanchan Junga, Anai Mudi
• Plateau - Deccan Plateau, Chotta Nagpur Plateau, Malwa Plateau
• Coastal Plains - Konkan, Malabar, Coromandal & Northern Circar (Location and Labelling)

Chapter - 3: Drainage
Note: Only map items of this chapter as listed below to be evaluated in Examination.
Rivers: (Identification only)
• The Himalayan River Systems-The Indus, The Ganges, and The Satluj
• The Peninsular rivers-The Narmada, The Tapi, The Kaveri, The Krishna, The Godavari, The Mahanadi
• Lakes: Wular, Pulicat, Sambhar, Chilika

Chapter - 4: Climate
• Areas receiving rainfall less than 20 cm and over 400 cm (Identification only)

Chapter - 5: Natural Vegetation and Wild Life
• Vegetation Type: Tropical Evergreen Forest, Tropical Deciduous Forest, Thorn Forest, Montane Forests and Mangrove- For identification only
• National Parks: Corbett, Kaziranga, Ranthambor, Shivpuri, Kanha, Simlipal & Manas
• Bird Sanctuaries: Bharatpur and Ranganthitto
• Wild Life Sanctuaries: Sariska, Mudumalai, Rajaji, Dachigam (Location and Labelling)

Chapters that have been removed from Class 9 Social Science Syllabus 2020-21

History

Chapter 4: Forest Society and Colonialism
Chapter 5: Pastoralists in the Modern World

Geography

Chapter 3: Drainage (Complete Chapter except for Map Items which will be assessed in the Examination)
Chapter 6: Population

Civics

Chapter 2: Constitutional Design
Chapter 5: Democratic Rights

Economics

Chapter 4: Food Security in India

Prescribed Books:

• India and the Contemporary World - I History - Published by NCERT
• Contemporary India - I Geography - Published by NCERT
• Democratic Politics - I Published by NCERT
• Economics - Published by NCERT
• Together, Towards a Safer India - Part II, a textbook on Disaster Management for Class IX - Published by CBSE
• Learning outcomes at Secondary stage Published by NCERT

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