Social Science Class 9 Term-II 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 two and three)

II. Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution

  • The Age of Social Change
  • The Russian Revolution
  • The February Revolution in Petrograd
  • What Changed after October?
  • The Global Influence of the Russian Revolution and the USSR

III. Nazism and the Rise of Hitler

  • Birth of the Weimar Republic
  • Hitler's Rise to Power
  • The Nazi Worldview
  • Youth in Nazi Germany
  • Ordinary People and the Crimes Against Humanity

Unit 2: Contemporary India - I


3. Drainage

  • Major rivers and tributaries
  • Lakes
  • Role of rivers in the economy
  • Pollution of rivers

Note: Only Map Items as given in the Map List from this chapter to be evaluated in Examination.

4. Climate

  • Concept
  • Climatic Controls
  • Factors influencing India’s climate
  • The Indian Monsoon
  • Distribution of Rainfall
  • Monsoon as a unifying bond

5. Natural Vegetation and Wild Life

  • Factors affecting Vegetation
  • Vegetation types
  • Wild Life Conservation

Unit 3: Democratic Politics - I

3. Electoral Politics

  • Why Elections?
  • What is our System of Elections?
  • What makes elections in India democratic?

4. Working of Institutions

  • How is the major policy decision taken?
  • Parliament
  • Political Executive
  • Judiciary

Unit 4: Economics

3. Poverty as a Challenge

  • Two typical cases of poverty
  • Poverty as seen by Social Scientists
  • Poverty Estimates
  • Vulnerable Groups
  • Interstate disparities
  • Global Poverty Scenario
  • Causes of Poverty
  • Anti-poverty measures
  • The Challenges Ahead