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Get Overview of CBSE Class 10 Social Science Exam 2017

Yesterday 3rd Jan 2017, CBSE provided the detail overview on the class 10 social science CBSE board Exam. This is applicable for all CBSE affiliated and centrally aided, state aided and private schools.


Students those who want to have sample paper overview please click on the below button. This will make you aware about the sample paper of social science of 10th class CBSE board exam.




Overview of Class 10th Social Science Syllabus

Class 10th Social science syllabus comprises of 5 different units. Below we are going to explain it in detail


Unit I – India & The Contemporary World

  • The making of Global World
  • The Age of Industrialization
  • Work
  • Life and Leisure
  • Print Culture and the Modern World
  • Society and History
  • The Rise of Nationalism in Europe
  • The Nationalist Movement in Indo – China: Factors Leading to Growth of Nationalism in India
  • Nationalism in India


Unit II – Contemporary India

  • Resources and Development
  • Forest and Wild Life Resources
  • Water Resources
  • Agriculture
  • Minerals and Energy Resources
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Life Lines of National Economy


Unit III – Democratic Politics II

  • Power Sharing & Federalism
  • Democracy and Diversity & Gender Religion and Caste
  • Popular Struggles and Movements & Political Parties
  • Outcomes of Democracy
  • Challenges to Democracy


Unit IV – Understanding Economic Development

  • Development
  • Sectors of the Indian Economy
  • Money and Credit
  • Globalization and the Indian Economy
  • Consumer Rights


Unit V – Disaster Management-Only Through Project Work And Assignments

  • Tsunamia Safer Construction Practices
  • Survival Skills
  • Alternate Communication systems during disasters
  • Sharing Responsibility


After having the syllabus overview no move into the marking scheme –

  • 1. There are 29 questions and all questions are mandatory
  • 2. Include all questions from the syllabus
  • 3. 90 marks exam
  • 4. 3 hours time duration


Now, let’s move on the question paper pattern. This section gives you the detail idea about the types of question, what should be the length of the answer and what should be the marks for each questions.

  • 1. Question 1 to 8 carry 1 marks for each answer. The answer for these questions need to be very short.
  • 2. Question 9 to 20 carry 3 marks for each answer. The answer for these questions need to be short. Should not exceed the length of 80 words.
  • 3. Question 21 to 28 carry 5 marks for each answer. The answer for these questions need to be short. Should not exceed the length of 120 words
  • 4. Question 29 carry 3 marks. This question is totally based on Indian MAP and Geography.


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