CBSE Syllabus for Class 8 Social Science 2021-22 Academic Year

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 CBSE Syllabus will benefit Class 8 student while preparing for their final Social Science exam.

CBSE Class 8 Social Science Syllabus 2021-22 PDF

Students can access the latest CBSE Class 8 Social Science Syllabus PDF of History, Social and Political Life and Geography for the academic year 2021-2022 from the links below:

The CBSE Syllabus for Class 8 Social Science is based on the following themes. Students can find the complete details of these topics, covering themes and objectives from the syllabus pdf.

CBSE Class 8 History Syllabus

  • Where, When, How
  • The Establishment of Company Power
  • Rural Life and Society
  • Colonialism and Tribal Societies
  • Crafts and Industries
  • The Revolt of 1857-58
  • Education and British rule
  • Women and reform
  • Challenging the Caste System
  • Colonialism and Urban Change
  • Changes in the Arts: Painting, Literature, architecture
  • The Nationalist Movement
  • India after Independence

CBSE Class 8 Social and Political Life Syllabus

  • Unit 1: The Constitution
  • Unit 2: Parliamentary Government
  • Unit 3: The Judiciary
  • Unit 4: Social Justice and the Marginalised
  • Unit 5: Economic Presence of the Government

CBSE Class 8 Geography Syllabus

  • Resources
  • Natural resources
  • Agriculture
  • Industries
  • Human Resources

CBSE Class 8 Social Science Syllabus Chapter Name

Students can cover the CBSE Syllabus for Class 8 Social Science topics by studying from NCERT Social Science textbook. Below, we have provided the chapter name of the Social Science NCERT textbook.

1. History: Our Pasts III  Textbook for History for Class 8

1. How, When and Where
2. From Trade to Territory The Company Establishes Power
3. Ruling the Countryside
4. Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age
5. When People Rebel 1857 and After
6. Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners
7. Civilising the “Native”, Educating the Nation
8. Women, Caste and Reform
9. The Making of the National Movement: 1870s–1947
10. India After Independence

2. Social and Political Life

A. Unit One: The Indian Constitution and Secularism

Chapter 1: The Indian Constitution

Chapter 2: Understanding Secularism

B. Unit Two: Parliament and The Making of Laws

Chapter 3: Why do we need a Parliament?

Chapter 4: Understanding Laws

C. Unit Three: The Judiciary

Chapter 5: Judiciary

Chapter 6: Understanding Our Criminal Justice System

D. Unit Four: Social Justice and The Marginalised

Chapter 7: Understanding Marginalisation

Chapter 8: Confronting Marginalisation

E. Unit Five: Economic Presence of the Government

Chapter 9: Public Facilities

Chapter 10: Law and Social Justice

3. Geography

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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