Maharashtra Board HSC History Syllabus and Marks Allotment

Jun 21, 2018 18:27 IST
    Maharashtra State Board HSC History Syllabus
    Maharashtra State Board HSC History Syllabus

    Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus for History subject is available here for Class 11th and Class 12th. The syllabus of History subject for Maharashtra Board Class 11th and Class 12th has been revised to give profound knowledge of History of Maharashtra state which is included in class 11th and also adopted new approach of studying history in Class 12th. The Class 11th History syllabus of Maharashtra Board includes majorly about historical events and movements and Class 12th History of Maharashtra Board, the topics are based on 21st century entertainment and mass media so that students can develop an understanding of past, present as well as future. Check here complete syllabus of Maharashtra board HSC History Subject including detailed chapter-wise topics.

    Evaluation Scheme of Maharashtra Board HSC History Paper:

    The syllabus has been given weightage of 80:20 i.e. the theory paper carries 80 marks and 20 marks have been allotted for Practical/Projects/Viva.

    The question paper will carry different type of questions as under –

    • Very Short Answer Type/Objective type questions – 1 mark based questions  
    • Short Answer Type questions – 2 or 3 marks based questions
    • Long Answer Type questions – 4 to 6 marks based questions.
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    Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus for History Subject –

    Maharashtra Board HSC History Syllabus for Class 11th


    Chapter’s details

    Unit 1: Background of Maharashtra

    Ancient Maharashtra: Stone Age, Satvahana, Vakataka, Chalukya, Rashtrakutan, Dynasity and their political, social, cultural, religious contribution

    Medieval Maharashtra Political – Social – Economic, Religious 1) Yadav 2) Sultanate 3) Mughal 4) Maratha

    Unit 2: Renaissance in 19th century

    Religious and Social Reform movements

    Unit 3 Contribution of Maharashtra to Freedom Movement

    1818 to 1885

    1885 to 1920

    1920 to 1947

    Unit 4 Equality Movements in Maharashtra

    Background of Movements

    1) Labour

    2) Dalit

    3) Women

    4) Adivasi (Tribal)

    Unit 5 Post Independence Maharashtra 1947 to 1960

    Sanyukta Maharashtra Movement

    Marathwada Mukti Sangram

    Unit 6 Progress of Maharashtra 1960- 2000

    Political, Economical, Educational, Social and Cultural progress

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    Chapter’s details

    Unit 1: Applied History in 21st Century

    • Meaning of Applied History
    • Inter – relation of Past and Present
    • Contemporary History

    Unit 2: Mass Media and History

    • Printing Press
    • Newspapers
    • Periodicals
    • Electronic Media

    Unit 3: Entertainment Media and History

    • Radio
    • Television
    • Drama
    • Cinema

    Unit 4: Tourism and History

    • Tourist Guides
    • Preservation of Historical Monuments

    Unit 5: Museums

    • Significance and conservation
    • Archaeological Artifacts and Sculptures
    • Inscriptions and Numismatics
    • Available job opportunities

    Unit 6: Historical Research

    • Archaeological
    • Archives

    Unit 7: Encyclopedia

    • Treasures of History
    • Encyclopedia
    • Biographies
    • Dictionary of Culture

    Unit 8: Administrative Services

    • State Government Service Examination
    • Central Government Service Examination
    • Interview Techniques

    Unit 9: History Teacher and Teaching

    • Educational qualifications
    • Personality

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