CBSE Class 8 Social Science Syllabus

CBSE Class 8 Social Science Syllabus

CBSE Social Science includes three sections – History, Geography, and Civics. Names of the NCERT books for Class 8 Social Science are as under:

  • History: Our Pasts – III (Part 1 and Part 2)
  • Geography: Resource and Development
  • Civics: Social and Political Life – III

CBSE Syllabus for Class 8 Social Science: History

  • Chapter 1: How, When and Where
  • Chapter 2: From Trade to Territory: The Company Establishes Power
  • Chapter 3: Ruling the Countryside
  • Chapter 4: Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age
  • Chapter 5: When People Rebel
  • Chapter 6: Colonialism and the City
  • Chapter 7: Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners
  • Chapter 8: Civilizing the “Native”, Educating the Nation
  • Chapter 9: Women, Caste and Reform
  • Chapter 10: The Changing World of Visual Arts
  • Chapter 11: The Making of the National Movement: 1870s – 1947
  • Chapter 12: India after Independence

CBSE Syllabus for Class 8 Social Science: Geography

  • Chapter 1: Resources
  • Chapter 2: Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Resources
  • Chapter 3: Mineral and Power Resources
  • Chapter 4: Agriculture
  • Chapter 5: Industries
  • Chapter 6: Human Resources

CBSE Syllabus for Class 8 Social Science: Civics

Unit One: The Indian Constitution and Secularism

  • Chapter 1: The Indian Constitution
  • Chapter 2: Understanding Secularism

Unit Two: Parliament and the Making of Laws

  • Chapter 3: Why do we need a Parliament?
  • Chapter 4: Understanding Laws

Unit Three: The Judiciary

  • Chapter 5: Judiciary
  • Chapter 6: Understanding Our Criminal Justice System

Unit Four: Social Justice and the Marginalised

  • Chapter 7: Understanding Marginalisation
  • Chapter 8: Confronting Marginalisation

Unit Five: Economic Presence of the Government

  • Chapter 9: Public Facilities
  • Chapter 10: Law and Social Justice

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