UP Board Class 8 Social Science 2020-2021 Syllabus

Social Science is a vast subject. It’s better to get an understanding of the syllabus right at the beginning of the academic session. Knowing the syllabus not only helps in understanding the course description but also helps in making a proper study plan. So, go through the UP Board Class 8 Social Science Syllabus and plan your studies, well in advance.

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UP board has implemented the NCERT textbook in the course curriculum 2020-2021. Also, the syllabus is similar to the one followed in the latest NCERT book. Here, we have provided the list of chapters covered in the latest syllabus under history, geography and civics(social and political life).

1. History

A. Our Pasts III Part 1 – Textbook for History for Class 8

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

B. Our Pasts III Part 2 – Textbook for History for Class 8

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

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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