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UP Board Class 10 Social Science Reduced Syllabus 2020-2021 PDF (English Medium)

Gurmeet Kaur

UP Board Class 10 Social Science Syllabus (English Medium) is available here for download in PDF format. Considering the loss of teaching and learning that happened due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the board has trimmed the syllabus by about 30%. So, students must follow the latest syllabus while preparing for the upcoming UP Board Class 10 Social Science Exam 2021.

Check below the UP Board Class 10 Social Science Syllabus 2020-2021:

Theory Paper

Time - 3 Hrs

Max. Marks - 70

No.

Units

Marks

I

India and the Contemporary World - II

20

II

Contemporary India - II

20

III

Democratic Politics - II

15

IV

Understanding Economic Development

15

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Total

70

Project Work (30 Marks) Note: As the regular teaching-learning in schools, during the session 2020-21, has widely been affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the subject experts committee, after due consideration, has recommended to reduce the syllabus by 30% in the following manner:-

Unit 1: India and the Contemporary World – II

Section 2:

4.The Age of Industrialization:

Section 3:

5. Print Culture and the Modern World:

Unit 2: Contemporary India - II

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Section 2:

6. Manufacturing Industries:

Unit 3: Democratic Politics – II

Secion 2:

6. Political Parties:

Unit 4: Understanding Economics Development

Section 1:

3. Money and Credit:

In accordance with the above, the remaining 70 percent of the total syllabus is as follows:

Unit 1: India and the Contemporary World – II (20 Marks)

Section 1: (09 Marks)

1. The Rise of Nationalism in Europe:

2. Nationalism in India:

Section 2: (06 Marks)

3. The Making of a Global World:

Map work: (05 Marks)

List of Map Items

History

Chapter – 3 Nationalism in India – (1918 – 1930) for locating and labelling / Identification

1. Indian National Congress Sessions:

1. Calcutta (Sep. 1920)

2. Nagpur (Dec. 1920)

3. Madras (1927)

2.Important Centres of Indian National Movement

1.Champaran (Bihar) – Movement of Indigo Planters

2. Kheda (Gujrat) – Peasant Satyagraha

3. Ahmedabad (Gujarat) – Cotton Mill Workers Satyagraha

4. Amritsar (Punjab) – Jallianwala Bagh Incident

5. Chauri Chaura (U.P.) – Calling off the Non-Cooperation Movement

6. Dandi (Gujarat) – Civil Disobedience Movement

(Note- For visually impaired candidates 05 questions related to map will be asked.)

Unit 2: Contemporary India – II (20 Marks)

Section 1: (09 Marks)

1.Resources and Development:

2. Forest and Wildlife

3. Water Resources:

4. Agriculture:

Section 2: (06 Marks)

5. Minerals and Energy Resources

o Conventional and Non-Conventional

o Conservation of Energy Resources

o Use and distribution

7. Life Lines of National Economy:

Map Work: (05 Marks)

Geography

Chapter 1: Resources and Development (Identification only)

1. Major soil Types

Chapter 3: Water Resources (Locating and Labelling)

Dams:

1. Salal

2. Bhakra Nangal

3. Tehri

4. Rana Pratap Sagar

5. Sardar Sarovar

6. Hirakud

7. Nagarjuna Sagar

8. Tungabhadra

Chapter 4: Agriculture (Identification only)

1.Major areas of Rice and Wheat

2. Largest/Major producer states of Sugarcane, Tea, Coffee, Rubber, Cotton and Jute

Chapter 5: Minerals and Energy Resources Minerals (Identification only)

1. Iron Ore Mines

2. Coal Mines

3. Oil Fields

Power Plants (Locating and Labelling only)

1. Thermal

2. Nuclear

Chapter 7: Lifelines of National Economy Major Ports: (Locating and Labelling)

1. Kandla

2. Mumbai

3. Marmagao

4. New Mangalore

5. Kochi

6. Tuticorin

7. Chennai

8. Vishakhapatnam

9. Paradip

10. Haldia

International Airports:

1. Amritsar (Raja Sansi)

2. Delhi (Indira Gandhi International)

3. Mumbai (Chhatrapati Shivaji)

4. Chennai (Meenam Bakkam)

5. Kolkata (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose)

6. Hyderabad (Rajiv Gandhi)

(Note- For visually impaired candidates 05 questions related to map will be asked.)

Unit 3: Democratic Politics – II (15 Marks)

Section 1: (08 Marks)

1 & 2. Power sharing & Federalism:

3 & 4. Democracy and Diversity & Gender, Religion and Caste:

Section 2: (07 Marks)

5. Popular Struggles and Movements:

(Note : Ch-5 is to be done as project work only and will not be evaluated in theory)

7. Outcomes of Democracy:

8. Challenges to Democracy:

Unit 4: Understanding Economic Development (15 Marks)

Section 1: (09 Marks)

1. Development:

2. Sectors of the Indian Economy:

Section 2: (06 Marks)

4. Globalization and the Indian Economy:

5. Consumer Rights:

Poster

Note : Any other similar activity can also be selected.

Project Work :

1.Popular struggles and movements.

Teachers themselves can allot other syllabus based projects to the students.

Marks division for the project work :

1- Originality and correctness of the content. 01 Mark

2- Presentation and creativity. 01 Mark

3- Process for project completion

Taking initiative, cooperation, participation and punctuality. 01 Mark

4- Written exam or viva-voce for assimilating the content. 02 Marks

3 Monthly tests of five marks each.

15 Marks

3 Projects five marks each.

15 Marks

Total

30 Marks

Note : School will internally evaluate the project work.

Given below is the link to download the complete syllabus of UP Board Class 10 Social Science:

Download UP Board Class 10 Social Science Syllabus 2020-2021

 

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