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CBSE Class 10 Social Science Term 1, 2 Syllabus & Topic-Wise Weightage

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: October 14, 2021

The CBSE Class 10 Social Science Syllabus 2021-22 has been reduced by as much as 30%. Students can find the new CBSE Class 10 Social Science Syllabus in the article below.

CBSE Class 10th Social Science Syllabus

The CBSE Board has released the new Social Science Syllabus for Class 10. It is divided into two terms: Term 1 and 2, and a few chapters from the old CBSE Class 10 Social Science syllabus have been removed. It is important for the students to know this so that they can plan and prepare for the exam accordingly. As per the CBSE guidelines, students can find the unit, chapter names, and marks distribution for each chapter of Social Science in this article.

CBSE Class 10th Term 1 & 2 Exam Date Sheet 2022: Download Time Table, Schedule Here

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Term 1 Syllabus 2021-22

Here is the Term 1 syllabus for CBSE Class 10 Social Science-

Units

Unit Name

Important Topics

Weightage

Unit 1

India and the Contemporary World -1 

  • The Rise of Nationalism in Europe

10 - Marks

Unit 2

Contemporary India – I 

  • Resources and Development

  • Water Resources

  • Agriculture

10 - Marks

Unit 3

Democratic Politics – I 

  • Power Sharing

  • Federalism

10 - Marks

Unit 4

Economics

  • Development

  • Sectors of the Indian Economy

10 - Marks

CBSE Class 10 Social Science Term 2 Syllabus 2021-22

Here is the Term 2 syllabus for CBSE Class 10 Social Science-

Units

Unit Name

Important Topics

Weightage

Unit 1

India and the Contemporary World -1 

  • Events and Processes

  • Livelihoods, Economies and Societies

  • The Making of a Global World

  • The Age of Industrialization

10 - Marks

Unit 2

Contemporary India – I 

  • Minerals and Energy Resources

  • Manufacturing Industries

  • Life Lines of National Economy

10 - Marks

Unit 3

Democratic Politics – I 

  • Political Parties

  • Outcomes of Democracy

10 - Marks

Unit 4

Economics

  • Money and Credit

  • Globalization and the Indian Economy

10 - Marks

Books Recommended for CBSE Class 10 Social Science Syllabus

The CBSE Class 10th Social Science Syllabus for 2021-22 is covered in great detail in the following books.

Name of the Books

Published By

India and the Contemporary World 2 -History

NCERT 

Contemporary India 2- Geography

NCERT 

Democratic Politics 2- Political Science

NCERT 

Understanding Economic Development

NCERT 

Together Towards a Safer India - Part III 

(A textbook on Disaster Management)

CBSE 

Learning Outcomes at the Secondary Stage

NCERT 

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