CBSE Class 9 Social Science Syllabus 2022-23

Social Science is a compulsory subject up to the secondary stage of school. The study of Social Science helps students in understanding society and social relationships. CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Social Science for academic 2022-2023 is issued by the Board which includes the complete course structure, marks weightage, time duration, assignments and projects.

CBSE Class 9 students should have a thorough knowledge of the social science syllabus so that they can prepare themselves accordingly. While preparing the final question paper of Social Science, teachers always refer to the syllabus of the subject. So, students are advised to go through the CBSE Class 9 Syllabus before diving into the preparation.

CBSE Class 9 Social Science Syllabus for Academic Year 2022-23

Students can download the latest released CBSE Class 9 Social Science Syllabus for the academic year 2022-23 from the link below.

CBSE Class 9 Social Science Course Structure 2022-23

                                                             Max. Marks: 40
No. Units No. of Periods Marks
I India and the Contemporary World – II 60 20
II Contemporary India – I 55 20
III Democratic Politics – I 50 20
IV Economics 50 20
Total 215 80

CBSE Class 9 Social Science Project Work (5 Marks)

1. Every student has to compulsorily undertake one project on Disaster Management

2. Objectives: The main objectives of giving project work on Disaster Management to the students are to:

a. create awareness in them about different disasters, their consequences and management

b. prepare them in advance to face such situations

c. ensure their participation in disaster mitigation plans

d. enable them to create awareness and preparedness among the community.

3. The project work should also help in enhancing the life skills of the students.

4. If possible, various forms of art may be integrated in the project work.

5. In order to realize the expected objectives completely, it would be required of the Principals / teachers to muster support from various local authorities and organizations like the Disaster Management Authorities, Relief, Rehabilitation and the Disaster Management Departments of the States, Office of the District Magistrate/ Deputy Commissioners, Fire Service, Police, Civil Defense etc. in the area where the schools are located.

6. The distribution of marks over different aspects relating to Project Work is as follows:

S. No Aspects Marks
a Content accuracy, originality and analysis 2
b Presentation and creativity 2
c Viva Voce 1

7. The project carried out by the students should subsequently be shared among themselves through interactive sessions such as exhibitions, panel discussions, etc.

8. All documents pertaining to assessment under this activity should be meticulously maintained by the schools.

9. A Summary Report should be prepared highlighting:

a. objectives realized through individual work and group interactions

b. calendar of activities

c. innovative ideas generated in the process

d. list of questions asked in viva voce

10. It is to be noted here by all the teachers and students that the projects and models prepared should be made from eco-friendly products without incurring too much expenditure.

11. The Project Report should be handwritten or digital.

12. The Project Work needs to enhance cognitive, affective and psychomotor skills of the learners. It will include self-assessment and peer assessment, and progress of the child in project-based and inquiry-based learning, art integrated activities, experiments, models, quizzes, role plays, group work, portfolios, etc., along with teacher assessment. (NEP-2020)

13. The record of the project work (internal assessment) should be kept for a period of three months for verification, if any.

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