CBSE Class 9 Social Science Syllabus 2024-25

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Latest 2024-25 Social Science Syllabus for Class 9

On this page, you can find direct PDF download links to the latest Class 9 Social Science Syllabus for the 2024-25 academic session. We have also added a simple analysis of all the deleted and added topics according to the latest syllabus.

2024-25 Class 9 Social Science Syllabus

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2023-24 Class 9 Social Science Syllabus 

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CHAPTER-WISE SYLLABUS DETAILED ANALYSIS (2024)

Topics Added (✔️) | Topics for Interdisciplinary Project (📝) | Chapters for Periodic Assessment (⚠️) | Topics Deleted (❌)

I: INDIA AND THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD - I (HISTORY)
Chapter 1 - The French Revolution
✔️ Comparison between the French Revolution and the first war of Indian Independence
Chapter 3 - Nazism and the Rise of Hitler
✔️ Comparison between Nazism and Fascism
✔️ Characteristics of Otto Von Bismarck
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
UNIT II: CONTEMPORARY INDIA - I (GEOGRAPHY)
Chapter 1 - India
✔️ Impact of Location on the climate of a region
✔️ Cultural relationship with India’s neighbours
Chapter 2 - Physical Features of India
✔️ Geological processes behind formation of various physical features
✔️ Environmental issues which plague India
Chapter 3 - Drainage
Tributaries
Chapter 4 - Climate
The Indian Monsoon
Chapter 5 - Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
📝 Wildlife
📝 Types of Vegetation - Tropical Evergreen Forests, Tropical Deciduous Forests, Thorn Forests and Shrubs, Montane Forests, Mangrove Forests
📝 Factors affecting Vegetation
📝 Conservation
Chapter 6 - Population
📝 Four quadrant approach to understand varied population density in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Karnataka
UNIT III: DEMOCRATIC POLITICS - I (POLITICAL SCIENCE)
Chapter 1 - What is Democracy? Why Democracy?
📝 Comparison between voting rights in India and Iran
📝 Comparison between the government structures of India and North Korea
Chapter 2 - Constitutional Design
✔️ Comparison between the Preamble of South Africa and India
Chapter 3 - Electoral Politics
✔️ Right to Recall
Chapter 4 - Working of Institutions
✔️ Rule of Law
Chapter 5 - Democratic Rights
✔️ Duties and Rights
✔️ Coexistence of Rights and Duties
UNIT IV: ECONOMICS
⚠️ Chapter 1 - The Story of Village Palampur
CLASS 9 SOCIAL SCIENCE BLUEPRINT 2024-25
Units Unit Name Marks
I India and the Contemporary World - I (History) 23 + 2
II Contemporary India - I (Geography) 22 + 3
III Democratic Politics - I (Political Science) 15
IV Economics 15
INTERNAL ASSESSMENT
Periodic Assessment (10) + Portfolio (05) + Subject Enrichment Activity (Project Work) (05)
20
TOTAL 100

Map Work for Class 9

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)

A. Major countries of First World War

  • Central Powers - Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey (Ottoman Empire)
  • Allied Powers - France, England, Russia, U.S.A.

<red>❌<red> Nazism and the Rise of Hitler

UNIT II: CONTEMPORARY INDIA - I (GEOGRAPHY)

1. India

  • India-States with Capitals
  • Tropic of Cancer, Standard Meridian (Location and Labelling)
  • <green> ✔️ <green> Neighboring countries

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, Coromandel & Northern Circar (Location and Labelling)

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)
  • Monsoon wind directions
  • <green> ✔️ <green> Annual rainfall in India

5. Natural Vegetation and Wildlife

  • Vegetation Type: Tropical Evergreen Forests, Tropical Deciduous Forests, Thorn Forests, Montane, 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)

6. Population

  • <green> ✔️ <green> Population density of all states
  • The state having the highest and lowest density of population.
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