Social Science Class 9 Term-I Syllabus 2022

The syllabus consists of four units: (i) India and the Contemporary World (ii) Contemporary India (iii) Democratic Politics (iv) Economics.

Exam Structure

# Units Marks
I India and the Contemporary World - I 10
II Contemporary India - I 10
III Democratic Politics - I  10 
IV Economics 10 
  Total 40

Unit 1: India and the Contemporary World - I

Section 1: Events and Processes

(Theme one)

I. The French Revolution

  • French Society during the late eighteenth century
  • The Outbreak of the Revolution
  • France abolishes Monarchy and Becomes a Republic
  • Did Women have a Revolution?
  • The Abolition of Slavery
  • The Revolution and Everyday Life

Unit 2: Contemporary India - I

1. India 

  • Size and Location
  • India and the World
  • India's Neighbours

2. Physical Features of India

  • Major Physiographic Divisions

Unit 3: Democratic Politics - I

1. What is Democracy? Why Democracy?

  • What is Democracy?
  • Features of Democracy
  • Why Democracy?
  • Broader Meaning of Democracy

2. Constitutional Design

  • Why do we need a Constitution?
  • Making of the Indian Constitution
  • Guiding Values of the Indian Constitution

Unit 4: Economics

1. The Story of Village Palampur

  • Overview
  • Organization of production
  • Farming in Palampur
  • Non-farm activities of Palampur

2. People as Resource

  • Overview
  • Economic activities by men and women
  • Quality of Population
  • Unemployment