Class 10 Social Science Karnataka Board Syllabus

Karnataka Board Social Science Syllabus

Class 10 Social Science Karnataka Board Syllabus

History

1.Advent of Europeans

  • Introduction
  • The Portuguese
  • The Dutch
  • The English
  • The French
  • Battles and Expansion

2.Kananada Speaking Regions during Colonial Rule

  • Introduction
  • Mysore
  • Kodagu (Coorg)
  • Hyderabad Karnataka
  • Madras Karnataka
  • Mumbai Karnataka
  • Colonialsm and Resistance
  • Administration and Reforms

3.Folk History

  • Introduction
  • Importance of Oral History
  • Nature and Characteristics of Janapada Kavyas

4.The Foundation of British Rule and Consequences

  • Introduction
  • Strategies and Battles
  • Mercantile Capitalism
  • Industrial Capitalism
  • Society
  • Constitutional Development

5.Social and Religious Reforms

  • Introduction
  • Brahma Samaj
  • Arya Samaj
  • Prathana Samaj
  • Sathya Shodhak Samaj
  • Aligarh Movement
  • Ramakrishna Movement
  • Theosophical Society

6.First War of Independence

  • Introduction
  • Causes
    • Political
    • Economic
    • Administrative
    • Military
    • Spread of War
    • Cases for Failure
    • Effects

7.Impact of British rule in India

  • Introduction
  • Uniform System of Administration
  • Economic Impact
  • Land Revenue System
  • Industry
  • Education
  • Transport and Communication
  • Journalism
  • Social Life

8.Freedom Movement

  • Introduction
  • Indian National Congress
    • Moderates
    • Extremists
  • Revolutionaries
    • Hind Swaraj
    • Non Violence
    • Satyagraha
    • Non-cooperation Movement
    • Civil Disobedience Movement
    • Quit India Movement
  • Peasants and Workers Resistance
  • Tribal Resistance
  • Jawaharlal Nehru, Ambedkar, Subhash Chandra Bose, Mohammed Ali Jinnah
  • Partition of India

9.India after Independence

  • Introduction
  • Effects of Partition
    • Refugee Problem
    • Government Formation
    • Military and Police Action
    • Liberation of Pondicherry and Goa
    • Reorganisation of Linguistic States
  • Prime Ministers and their Achievements

10.Political Dimension of 20th Century

  • Introduction
  • Russian Revolution
  • 1st World War
  • Rise of Dictators
  • 2nd World War
  • Cold War
  • Chinese Revolution
  • Rise of U.S.A.

Political Science

1.Problems of India and Remedies

  • Communalism
  • Regionalism
  • Illiteracy
  • Economic Inequality
  • Over Population
  • Poverty
  • Poverty
  • Profiteering
  • Smuggling
  • Corruption

2.India’s Foreign Policy

  • Foreign Policy- Meaning
  • Panchasheel – Principles
  • Non – Alignment
  • Opposition to Colonialism
  • Opposition to Racism
  • Disarmament
  • Regional Co-operation
    • Commonwealth
    • SAARC
    • European Union
    • ASEAN
    • OAU

3.India’s Relationship with Other Countries

  • India – Pakistan
  • India – China
  • India – Nepal
  • India – Bangladesh
  • India – Srilanka
  • India – U.S.A.

4.World Problems and India’s Role

  • Denial of Human Rights
  • Race of Armaments
  • Economic Inequality
  • Racism (Apartheid)
  • Terrorism
  • India’s Role in Overcoming these Problems

5.World Organizations

  • U.N. – establishment
  • Aims and Objectives
  • Organs – Functions
  • Achievements
  • Agencies of U.N.
    • FAO
    • WHO
    • UNESCO
    • UNICEF
    • IMF
    • IBRD
    • ILO
    • UNCTAD
    • WTO
  • Composition, Objectives, Members, Headquarters and achievements of the agencies of U.N.
  • Regional Co-operation
    • Common Wealth
    • SAARC
    • European Union
    • ASEAN
    • OAU

Geography

1.India- Our Mother Land

  • India: Location and its Environs, India in the World
  • Physiographic Divisions of India
  • Climate Seasons: Indian monsoons and its features
  • Soil Resources: Meaning, Types, Distribution – Solid Erosion and Conservation
  • Forests: Types, Importance – Important WLS / National Parks, Biosphere Parks – Need for Conservation of Forests
  • Water Resources: Major Rivers, Importance of irrigation, Multipurpose River Valley

Projects – Objectives: DVC, BNP, Hirakud, Tungabadra Projects, Hydro-Electricity: Water Scarcity, Need for Conservation and Rain Water harvesting

  • Land Resources: Land use Pattern,

Agriculture: Importance, Types of Farming, Cropping Pattern, Crop Seasons, Major Crops: Food – Rice, Wheat, Commercial – Sugarcane, Tobacco, Fibre –Cotton, Beverage – Tea, Role of Horticulture and Floriculture in Agricultural Development

  • Mineral Resources: Iron Ore, Manganese Ore, Bauxite, Mica, Gold, Power Resources: Conventional – Coal, Petroleum, Atomic Minerals, Non-Conventional-Solar Energy, Wind power: Energy Crisis and Remedies – Need for Non-Conventional energy Sources
  • Transportation: Types and Importance, Golden Quadrilateral Road, Major Airports and Seaports
  • Major Industrial Regions and Industries: Iron and Steel, Cotton, Sugar, Aluminium, Paper and Knowledge based Industries (IT, BT, AT)
  • Communication: GIS, GPS and remote sensing
  • Natural Disasters: Causes and Consequences of Cyclones, Flood, Landslides, Coastal Erosion and Earthquakes – Major regions
  • Population: Growth, Distribution, Density and Migration

Business Studies

1.Banking Operations

  • Banking Transactions

Banks and Post Offices

  • Types of Bank Accounts
  • Opening of a Bank Account
  • Operation of Bank Account

2.Insurance

  • Need for Insurance
  • Principles of Insurance
  • Life Insurance and General Insurance
  • Insurance Proposal – Polity – Premium – Claim

3.Entrepreneurship

  • Meaning, Role and Important of entrepreneurship
  • Self-Employment Opportunity
  • Self-Employment Schemes
  • Profile of Successful entrepreneurs

4.Globalisation of Business

  • Meaning of Globalisation
  • Need for Globalisation Business
  • World Trade Organisation
  • International Trade Agreements

Economics

1.Development

  • Development and Underdevelopment
  • Indicators of Income Development
  • Indicators of Human Development
  • Gender related Development

2.Economy and Government

  • Planning in India
  • Five year Plans
  • Green Revolution
  • Liberalisation and Globalisation

3.Rural Development

  • Meaning and Importance
  • Decentralisation
  • Role of Panchayat Raj Institutions
  • Women in Development

4.Public Finance and Budget

  • Meaning and Importance
  • Public Expenditures
  • Public Revenue – Taxation
  • Deficit: Fiscal Deficit

Sociology

1.Social Stratification

  • Why are people different? (Income, Education, Dress Beliefs etc.,)
  • How do we account for the differences
  • Prejudices associated with differences
  • Untouchability as a form of social evil
  • Eradication of untouchability Legal Provisions against Caste discrimination

2.Work and Economic Life/Class

  • Division of labour and classes
  • Paid and unpaid work
  • Unemployment
  • Inequalities work
  • Organised Workers and unorganised workers

3.Collective action and Protests

  • Crowds, riots and collective action
  • Other forms of Collective action
    • Environmental issues
    • Self-help groups of women

4.Social Problems

  • Child Labour
  • Violence against women
    • Dowry
    • Female foeticide and infanticide
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