CBSE Class 9 Social Science Syllabus 2020-2021

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 relationship. CBSE syllabus for Class 9 Social Science for academic 2020-2021 is issued by the Board which includes the complete course structure, marks weightage, time duration, assignments and projects. Students of Class 9 CBSE 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 the Social Science teachers always refer to the syllabus of the subject. So, students are advised to go through the syllabus before diving into the preparation.

Download CBSE Class 9 Social Science Revised Syllabus PDF 2020-2021

Class 9 students can get their latest CBSE syllabus of Social Science for the academic year 2020-2021 as per the guidelines of the CBSE Board.

CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 Social Science with Marking Scheme

Time: 3 Hrs.                                                             Max. Marks: 80
No. Units No. of Periods Marks
I India and the Contemporary World – II 46 20
II Contemporary India – I 37 20
III Democratic Politics – I 37 20
IV Economics 37 20
Total 157 80

CBSE Class 9 Social Science Project Work

05 Periods, 05 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 by the students themselves.

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

Download CBSE Class 9 Deleted Social Science Syllabus PDF 2020-21

From the table below students can get to know the deleted portion of CBSE Class 9 Social Science syllabus 2020-21.

S. No. Chapter No. and Chapter Name (NCERT Textbook) Deleted portion
UNIT 1: INDIA AND THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD – I (HISTORY)
1 Section 2: Livelihoods, Economies and Societies NOTE- ANY ONE OUT OF THESE TWO CHAPTERS (CH-4/CH5) 

Chapter IV: Forest Society and Colonialism 

Chapter V: Pastoralists in the Modern World

Complete Section (Both the Chapters)
UNIT 2: CONTEMPORARY INDIA – 1 (GEOGRAPHY)
2 Chapter 3: Drainage  Complete Chapter except for Map Items which will be assessed in the Examination 
3 Chapter 6: Population Complete Chapter 
UNIT 3: DEMOCRATIC POLITICS – I (POLITICAL SCIENCE)
Chapter 2: Constitutional Design Democratic Constitution in South Africa (Only)  
4 Chapter 5: Democratic Rights  Complete Chapter
UNIT 4: ECONOMICS
5 Chapter 4: Food Security in India Complete Chapter 

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