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Maharashtra Board SSC Social Science Syllabus and Marking Scheme

Maharashtra Board SSC Syllabus for Social Science Subject is available here for Class 9th and Class 10th. The Social Science syllabus of Maharashtra Board SSC level is divided in to two parts i.e. Part A – History and Political Science, and Part B – Geography and Economics. The part A syllabus of Maharashtra Board SSC Social Science subject includes Ancient, Medieval and Modern history, India's Political, Social and cultural values, Religious and social Reformation, Revolutions, world wars, democracy, political parties, fundamental rights and duties of citizen, Electrical process, Constitution, Democracy, Political Parties, Social Diversity and its Relationship with Democracy, Challenges in Democracy.  The syllabus of Part B includes Natural Processes, Differences in Natural Resources, Reasons of Regional Imbalance, Recent Events and Future Changes in the Economy and co-relationship between economy and environment. Check here complete syllabus of Maharashtra Board SSC subject including chapters and detailed topics of all four subjects and evaluation scheme.

Evaluation Scheme of Maharashtra Board SSC Social Science:

  • The total marks allotted for Social Science subject of Maharashtra Board Class 9th and Class 10th is 100 marks which is divided in to 80 marks for written test (Theory paper) and 20 marks for Practical/Viva/Projects.
  • There will be two papers of Social Science subject of Maharashtra Board SSC as the syllabus is divided in to two parts of four subjects as under –

Part A: History and Political Science
Part B: Geography and Economics

  • There will be practical/viva/project of 10 marks each for Part A and Part B of Maharashtra Board SSC Social Science subject.
  • The time duration for each theory paper is 2 hours.
  • The marks allotment for each subject of Social Science subject is as under –

Papers

Subjects

Marks Allotted

Part A

History

28

Political Science

12

-

Total

40 marks

Part B

Geography

28

Economics

12

-

Total

40 marks

Grand Total

4 subjects

80 marks

Maharashtra Board SSC Social Science Syllabus

Maharashtra Board Class 9th Social Science Syllabus for Part A–

Subject

Units

Detailed topics

History

Unit 1: Ancient and Medieval Civilizations

Greek

Indian

Arabian

Unit 2: Renaissance and Feudalism

Feudalism in Medieval Age, Decline, Crusades

Reformation

Renaissance

Unit 3: Age of Revolutions

Industrial Revolution

American war of Independence

French Revolution

Political Science

Unit 1: Introduction to Political Science

Meaning, Nature and Scope of Political Science

Unit 2: Making of the Constitution of India

Need of the Constitution, Constituent Assembly Preamble to the constitution of India

Unit 3: Fundamental Rights and Duties

Need of Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Rights mentioned in Indian Constitution What are Duties?

Unit 4: Electoral Process

What is election? Voter, Constituency, Candidate, Adult franchise, Direct and Indirect election

Unit 5: Internal Work

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Maharashtra Board Class 9th Social Science Syllabus for Part B–

Subject

Units

Detailed topics

Geography

Unit 1: Concept of Region

Concept of Region

Identification of a region

Unit 2: Natural resources

Land

Water

Soil

Forests

Minerals

Unit 3: Occupations

Classification of occupations

Unit 4: Agriculture

Types of agriculture

Major crops

Unit 5: Industries

Agro-based industries

Other industries

Unit 6 : Transportation, Communication and Tourism

Types of transportation

Means of Communication

Tourism

Unit 7: Population

Growth of population

Structure of population

Unit 8: Regional development

Human development Index

Regional development in Maharashtra

Unit 9: Practical

Cartography

Isopleths maps

Field study

Economics

Unit 1: Introduction of Economics

Introduction

Concept of Economics, Meaning & Definition

Importance of Economics

Unit 2: Basic Economic Concepts

Human wants & classification of wants

Commodity - Economic goods & Free goods

Resources & Scarcity of resources

Utility, value & Price

Demand & Supply

Unit 3: Sources of Income

Personal Income:

Agriculture, Industry, Trade, Agro allied Industry- Allutedar, Balutedar, Small Scale & Cottage Industry

Modern Sources of Income:

Income from Service Sector- Transport, Communication, Doctor, Lawyer, Chartered Accountant, Cyber Café.

Unit 4: Family Budget

Income & Expenditure, Explanation with the help of Examples

Project on Income & Expenditure of family (local level)

Maharashtra Board Class 10th Social Science Syllabus for Part A–

Subject

Units

Detailed topics

History

Unit 1: Imperialism

Geographical discoveries and colonization

Asia: India, China, Japan

Africa

Unit 2: 20th Century Age of conflict

First world war

Russian Revolution

The League of Nations

Dictatorships in Europe, Second World War and world

United Nations Organization

Unit 3: Emancipation of Asia and Africa

Asia

Africa

Unit 4: World after World War II

Cold war

Scientific and Technological Progress

Globalization

Political Science

Unit 1: Democracy

Meaning, Types and characteristics

Unit 2: Political Parties and types

Meaning, Need, Types of Political Parties - National and Regional

Unit 3: Social Diversity and Democracy

What is social diversity?

i) Caste/race and Democracy

ii) Language and Democracy

iii) Religion and Democracy

iv) Gender and Democracy

Unit 4: Challenges to Democracy

Remedial measures to the challenges

Unit 5: Internal Work

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Maharashtra Board Class 10th Social Science Syllabus for Part B–

Subject

Units

Detailed topics

Geography

Unit 1: Physical Divisions of India

Identification of Physical divisions

Unit 2: North Indian Mountains

Himalayas

Associated mountains

Unit 3: North Indian Plain Region

Deserts

Western Plains

Central Plains

Eastern Plains

Delta region

Unit 4: Peninsular Plateau Region

Malwa Plateau

Chhotta Nagpur Plateau

Maharashtra Plateau

Karnataka Plateau

Telangana Plateau

Unit 5: Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats

Sahyadries

Eastern Ghats

Unit 6 : Coastal Region

Eastern coastal plain

Western coastal plain

Unit 7: Indian Islands

Western Islands

Eastern Islands

Unit 8: Practical

Cartography

Unit 9: Practical

One dimensional diagrams

Two dimensional diagrams

Economics

Unit 1: Introduction of an Economy

What is an economy?

Types of Economy

Main features of Economy

Unit 2: Basic problems of an economy solution

Introduction

Problems:

For whom to produce?

How much to produce?

By whom to produce?

How best are the resources being used?

Solutions:

Capitalism

Socialism

Mixed Economy

Unit 3: Inflation

Introduction

Causes of inflation

Effects of inflation

Measures

Unit 4: Public distribution system & consumer protection

Introduction

Public Distribution system - meaning & explanation

Objectives of P.D.S.

Progress of P.D.S.

Drawbacks of P.D.S.

Remedial Measures

Consumer Protection - Rights & duties of cunsumer, food adulteration.

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