CBSE Syllabus for Class 8 Social Science for Academic year 2019-2020

The study of social science at school level will help students to understand society and can improve or uplift society. CBSE syllabus of Class 8 Social Science subject provides all the necessary information such as the course content, unit wise marks distribution, the units that students are going to study in that academic year, assignments, projects and time period. Knowing the syllabus will benefit Class 8 student while preparing for their final Social Science exam.

Download CBSE Class 8 Social Science Syllabus for 2019-2020

Students can access the latest CBSE Class 8 social science syllabus of History, Social and Political Life and Geography for the academic year 2019-2020.


Our Pasts – III Part 1- Textbook for History for Class VIII

Chapter 1: How, When and Where

Chapter 2: From Trade to Territory: The Company Establishes Power Chapter 3: Ruling the Countryside

Chapter 4: Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age

Chapter 5: When People Rebel 1857 and After

Chapter 6: Colonialism and the City: The Story of an Imperial Capital

Our Pasts – III Part 2- Textbook for History for Class VIII

Chapter 7: Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners

Chapter 8: Civilising the “Native”, Educating the Nation

Chapter 9: Women, Caste and Reform

Chapter 10: The Changing World of Visual Arts

Chapter 11: The Making of the National Movement: 1870s–1947 Chapter 12: India After Independence

Social and Political Life:

Unit One: The Indian Constitution and Secularism

Chapter1: The Indian Constitution

Chapter 2: Understanding Secularism

Unit Two: Parliament and The Making of Laws Chapter 3: Why do we need a Parliament?

Chapter 4: Understanding Laws

Unit Three: The Judiciary

Chapter 5: Judiciary

Chapter 6: Understanding Our Criminal Justice System

Unit Four: Social Justice and The Marginalised Chapter 7: Understanding Marginalisation

Chapter 8: Confronting Marginalisation

Unit Five: Economic Presence of the Government Chapter 9: Public Facilities

Chapter 10: Law and Social Justice


Chapter 1: Resources

Chapter 2: Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources

Chapter 3: Mineral and Power Resources

Chapter 4: Agriculture

Chapter 5: Industries

Chapter 6: Human Resources

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