1 Central Board of Secondary Education 12th English Core / Elective , History, Political Science, Psychology & Sociology Syllabus 2018
- 1.1 CBSE English Syllabus for Class XII 2017 -18 Unit Wise
- 1.2 CBSE History Syllabus for Class XII 2018 Unit Wise
- 1.3 CBSE Political Science Syllabus for Class HSC 2018 Unit Wise
- 1.4 CBSE Psychology Syllabus for Higher Secondary 2018 Unit Wise
- 1.5 CBSE Sociology Syllabus for Class XII 2018 Unit Wise
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Central Board of Secondary Education 12th English Core / Elective , History, Political Science, Psychology & Sociology Syllabus 2018
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CBSE English Syllabus for Class XII 2017 -18 Unit Wise
The syllabus of English is divided into three sections i.e. Reading Comprehension, Writing Skills & Literature & Long Reading Text. These sections are having weight-age of 30,30 & 40 marks.
|Name of the Unit||Topics Included|
|Reading Comprehension (30 Marks)||
Two unseen passages with a variety of very short answer / short answer or MCQ type questions to test comprehension, interpretation and inference. Vocabulary such as word formation and inference of meaning will also be tested.
The total length of the two passages will be between 1100 – 1200 words. The passage will include two of the following:
Factual passages, e.g., instructions, descriptions, reports.
The passages can be literary, factual or discursive to test comprehensions. The length of one passage should be between 600-700 words.
A third passage of 400-500 words for note-making and abstraction.
|Writing Skills (30 Marks)||
Short Answer Questions, e.g., advertisement and notices, designing or drafting posters, writing formal and informal invitations and replies.
Long Answer Questions: Letters based on verbal / visual input.
Letter types include
Very Long Answer Questions: Two compositions based on visual and/or verbal Input may be descriptive or argumentative in nature such as an article, a debate or a speech.
|Literature & Long Reading Text (30 Marks)||
Flamingo and Vistas
Very Short Answer Questions – Based on an extract from poetry to test comprehension and appreciation.
CBSE History Syllabus for Class XII 2018 Unit Wise
|Name of the Unit||Topics|
|Themes in Indian History Part – I (25 Marks)||
1. The Story of the First Cities: Harappan Archaeology
Early urban centres.
2. Political and Economic History: How Inscriptions tell a story
Political and economic history from the Mauryan to the Gupta period.
3. Social Histories: Using the Mahabharata
Issues in social history, including caste, class, kinship and gender.
4. A History of Buddhism: Sanchi Stupa
|Themes in Indian History Part – II (25 Marks)||
5. Agrarian Relations: The Ain-i-Akbari
6. The Mughal Court: Reconstructing Histories through Chronicles
7. New Architecture: Hampi
8. Religious Histories: The Bhakti-Sufi tradition
9. Medieval Society Through Travelers’ Accounts
Outline of social and cultural life as they appear in travelers’ accounts.
|Themes in Indian History Part – III (25 Marks)||
10. Colonialism and-Rural Society: Evidence from Official Reports
11. Representations of 1857
12. Colonialism and Indian Towns: Town Plans and Municipal Reports
The growth of Mumbai, Chennai, hill stations and cantonments in the 18th and 19th centuries.
13. Mahatma Gandhi through Contemporary Eyes
14. Partition through Oral Sources
15. The Making of the Constitution
|Map Work (25 Marks)||Map Work on Units 1-15|
|Project work (25 Marks)||Practical according to teachers|
CBSE Political Science Syllabus for Class HSC 2018 Unit Wise
|Name of the Unit||Topics|
|Part A: Contemporary World-Politics (50 Marks)|
|Cold War Era||Emergence of two power blocs after the second world war. Arenas of the cold war. Challenges to Bipolarity: Non Aligned Movement, quest for new international economic order. India and the cold war.|
|The End of bipolarity||New entities in world politics: Russia, Balkan states and Central Asian states, Introduction of democratic politics and capitalism in post-communist regimes. India’s relations with Russia and other post-communist countries.|
|US Hegemony in World Politics||Growth of unilateralism: Afghanistan, first Gulf War, response to 9/11 and attack on Iraq. Dominance and challenge to the US in economy and ideology. India’s renegotiation of its relationship with the USA.|
|Alternative centres of Power||Rise of China as an economic power in post-Maoera, creation and expansion of European Union, ASEAN. India’s changing relations with China.|
|Contemporary South Asia||Democratisation in Pakistan and Nepal. Ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka, Impact of economic globalization on the region. Conflicts and efforts for peace in South Asia. India’s relations with its neighbours.|
|International Organizations||Restructuring and the future of the UN. India’s position in the restructured UN. Rise of new international actors: new international economic organisations, NGOs. How democratic and accountable are the new institutions of global governance?|
|Security in Contemporary World||Traditional concerns of security and politics of disarmament. Non-traditional or human security: global poverty, health and education. Issues of human rights and migration.|
|Environment and Natural Resources||Environment movement and evolution of global environmental norms. Conflicts over traditional and common property resources. Rights of indigenous people. India’s stand in global environmental debates.|
|Globalization||Economic, cultural and political manifestations. Debates on the nature of consequences of globalisation. Anti-globalisation movements. India as an arena of globalization and struggle against it.|
|Politics in India since Independence|
|Challenges of Nation-Building||Nehru’s approach to nation-building; Legacy of partition: challenge of ‘refugee’ resettlement, the Kashmir problem. Organisation and reorganization of states; Political conflicts over language.|
|Era of One-Party Dominance||First three general elections, nature of Congress dominance at the national level, uneven dominance at the state level, coalitional nature of Congress. Major opposition parties.|
|Politics of Planned Development||Five year plans, expansion of state sector and the rise of new economic interests. Famine and suspension of five year plans. Green revolution and its political fallouts.|
|India’s External Relations||Nehru’s foreign policy. Sino-Indian war of 1962, Indo-Pak war of 1965 and 1971. India’s nuclear programme. Shifting alliance in world politics.|
|Challenges to the Congress System||Political succession after Nehru. Non-Congressism and electoral upset of 1967, Congress split and reconstitution, Congress’ victory in 1971 elections, politics of ‘garibi hatao’.|
|Crisis of the Democratic order||Search for ‘committed’ bureaucracy and judiciary. Navnirman movement in Gujarat and the Bihar movement. Emergency: context, constitutional and extra-constitutional dimensions, resistance to emergency. 1977 elections and the formation of Janata Party. Rise of civil liberties organisations.|
|Rise of Popular Movements||Farmers’ movements, Women’s movement, Environment and Development-affected people’s movements. Implementation of Mandal Commission report and its aftermath.|
|Regional Aspirations||Rise of regional parties. Punjab crisis and the anti Sikh riots of 1984. The Kashmir situation. Challenges and responses in the North East.|
|Recent Developments in Indian Politics||Participatory upsurge in1990s. Rise of the JD and the BJP. Increasing role of regional parties and coalition politics. Coalition governments: NDA (1998 – 2004), UPA (2004 – 2014), NDA (2014 onwards)|
CBSE Psychology Syllabus for Higher Secondary 2018 Unit Wise
|Variations in Psychological Attributes||
|Self and Personality||
|Meeting Life Challenges||
|Attitude and Social Cognition||
|Social Influence and Group Processes||
|Psychology and Life||
|Developing Psychological Skills||
CBSE Sociology Syllabus for Class XII 2018 Unit Wise
|Indian Society||Colonialism, Nationalism, Class and Community|
|Introducing Indian Society (Non-evaluative)||
|Demographic Structure & Indian Society||
|Social Institutions-Continuity and change||
|Market as a Social Institution||
|Pattern of Social Inequality and Exclusion||
|Challenges of Cultural Diversity||Colonialism, Industrialization, Urbanization|
|Suggestions for Project Work (Non-evaluative)||
|Change and Development in Indian Society||
|The Story of Democracy||
|Change and Development in Rural Society||
|Change and Development in Industrial Society||
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