CBSE Class 9 Social Science Syllabus 2022-23

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CHAPTER-WISE SYLLABUS ANALYSIS (2022-23)
Topics Added (✔️) | Topics Deleted ()
UNIT I: INDIA AND THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD – I (HISTORY)
Chapter 1 - The French Revolution
NIL
Chapter 2 - Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution
NIL
Chapter 3 - Nazism and the Rise of Hitler
NIL
Chapter 4 - Forest Society and Colonialism
✔️ Why Deforestation?
✔️ The Rise of Commercial Forestry
✔️ Rebellion in the Forest
✔️ Forest Transformations in Java
Chapter 5 - Pastoralists in the Modern World
✔️ Pastoral Nomads and their Movements
✔️ Colonial Rule and Pastoral Life
✔️ Pastoralism in Africa
UNIT II: CONTEMPORARY INDIA – I (GEOGRAPHY)
Chapter 1 - India
NIL
Chapter 2 - Physical Features of India
NIL
Chapter 3 - Drainage
✔️ Concept
✔️ Drainage Systems in India
✔️ The Himalayan Rivers - Ganga and Brahmaputra River System
✔️ The Peninsular Rivers- Narmada Basin, Tapti Basin, Godavari Basin, Mahanadi Basin, Krishna Basin, Kaveri Basin
✔️ Lakes
✔️ Role of Rivers in the Economy
✔️ River Pollution
Chapter 4 - Climate
✔️ The Seasons – Cold Weather Season, Hot Weather Season,
Chapter 5 - Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
✔️ Types of Vegetation – Tropical Evergreen Forests, Tropical Deciduous Forests, Thorn Forests and Shrubs, Montane Forests, Mangrove Forests
✔️ Wildlife
Chapter 6 - Population
✔️ Population Size and Distribution - India’s Population Size and Distribution by Numbers, India’s Population Distribution by Density
✔️ Population Growth and Processes of Population Change - Population Growth, Processes of Population Change/Growth
UNIT III: DEMOCRATIC POLITICS – I (POLITICAL SCIENCE)
Chapter 1 - What is Democracy? Why Democracy?
NIL
Chapter 2 - Constitutional Design
✔️ Democratic Constitution in South Africa
Chapter 3 - Electoral Politics
NIL
Chapter 4 - Working of Institutions
NIL
Chapter 5 - Democratic Rights
✔️ Life without rights
✔️ Rights in a Democracy
✔️ Rights in the Indian Constitution
✔️ Expanding the scope of rights
UNIT IV: UNDERSTANDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (ECONOMICS)
Chapter 1 - The Story of Village Palampur
NIL
Chapter 2 - People as Resource
NIL
Chapter 3 - Poverty as a Challenge
NIL
Chapter 4 - Food Security in India
✔️ Overview
✔️ What is Food Security?
✔️ Why Food Security?
✔️ Who is food insecure?
✔️ Food Security in India
✔️ What is Buffer Stock?
✔️ What is the Public Distribution System?
✔️ Current Status of Public Distribution System

CLASS 9 SOCIAL SCIENCE BLUEPRINT 2022-23
Units Unit Name Marks
I India and the Contemporary World – II (History) 20
II Contemporary India – II (Geography) 20
III Democratic Politics - II (Political Science) 20
IV Understanding Economic Development (Economics) 20
INTERNAL ASSESSMENT
Periodic Assessment (10) + Portfolio (05) + Subject Enrichment Activity (Project Work) (05)
20
TOTAL 100

MAP ITEMS

UNIT I: INDIA AND THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD – I (HISTORY)

1. The French Revolution

Outline Political Map of France (For locating and labelling / Identification)

  • Bordeaux
  • Nantes
  • Paris
  • Marseilles

2. Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution

Outline Political Map of World (For locating and labelling / Identification)

  • Major countries of First World War
    (Central Powers and Allied Powers)
    Central Powers - Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey (Ottoman Empire)
    Allied Powers - France, England, Russia, U.S.A.

3. Nazism and the Rise of Hitler

Outline Political Map of World (For locating and labelling / Identification)

  • Major countries of Second World War
    Axis Powers – Germany, Italy, Japan
    Allied Powers – UK, France, Former USSR, USA
  • Territories under German expansion (Nazi Power)
    Austria, Poland, Czechoslovakia (only Slovakia shown in the map), Denmark, Lithuania, France, Belgium

UNIT 2: CONTEMPORARY INDIA – I (GEOGRAPHY)

1. India

  • India-States with Capitals, Tropic of Cancer, Standard Meridian (Location and Labelling)

2. Physical Features of India

  • Mountain Ranges: The Karakoram, The Zasker, The Shivalik, The Aravali, The Vindhya, The Satpura, Western & Eastern Ghats
  • Mountain Peaks: K2, Kanchan Junga, Anai Mudi
  • Plateau: Deccan Plateau, Chota Nagpur Plateau, Malwa Plateau
  • Coastal Plains: Konkan, Malabar, Coromandal & Northern Circar (Location and Labelling)

<green> ✔️ <green> 3. Drainage

  • Rivers: (Identification only)
  1. The Himalayan River Systems: The Indus, The Ganges, and The Satluj
  2. The Peninsular rivers: The Narmada, The Tapi, The Kaveri, The Krishna, The Godavari, The Mahanadi
  • Lakes: Wular, Pulicat, Sambhar, Chilika

4. Climate

Areas receiving rainfall less than 20 cm and over 400 cm (Identification only)

5. Natural Vegetation and Wildlife

  • Vegetation Type: Tropical Evergreen Forest, Tropical Deciduous Forest, Thorn Forest, Montane Forests and Mangrove- For identification only
  • National Parks: Corbett, Kaziranga, Ranthambore, Shivpuri, Kanha, Simlipal & Manas
  • Bird Sanctuaries: Bharatpur and Ranganthitto
  • Wildlife Sanctuaries: Sariska, Mudumalai, Rajaji, Dachigam (Location and Labelling)

<green> ✔️ <green> 6. Population

  • The state having highest and lowest density of population

COMPETENCY-BASED QUESTION PAPER DESIGN
S. No. Typology of Questions Total Marks
1 Remembering and Understanding: Exhibiting memory of previously learned material by recalling facts, terms, basic concepts, and answers; Demonstrating understanding of facts and ideas by organising, translating, interpreting, giving descriptions and stating main ideas. 28
2 Applying: Solving problems to new situations by applying acquired knowledge, facts, techniques and rules in a different way. 15
3 Formulating, Analysing, Evaluating and Creating: Examining and breaking information into parts by identifying motives or causes; Making inferences and finding evidence to support generalisations; Presenting and defending opinions by making judgments about information, validity of ideas, or quality of work based on a set of criteria; Compiling information together in a different way by combining elements in a new pattern or proposing alternative solutions. 32
4 Map Skill 05
TOTAL 80

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