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Maharashtra Board SSC Social Science Syllabus and Marking Scheme

Jun 27, 2018 18:35 IST
    Maharashtra Board SSC Social Science Syllabus
    Maharashtra Board SSC Social Science Syllabus

    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

    -

    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

    -

    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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