Class 9 Social Science Karnataka Board Syllabus

Karnataka Board Social Science Syllabus

Class 9 Social Science Karnataka Board Syllabus

History

1.Christianity and Islam

  • Introduction
  • Christianity – Teachings and Impact
  • Islam
  • Semitical Characters

2.Middle Age in Europe

  • Introduction
  • Feudalism
  • Decline of Feudalism

3.India from 9th Century AD to 14th Century AD

  • Introduction
  • Rajaputs
  • Mohammad of Ghazni and Ghori
  • The Delhi Sultans
    • Polity
    • Society
    • Economy
    • Literature
    • Art and Architecture

4.Religious Preachers of India

  • Introduction
  • Shankarachrya
  • Ramanujacharya
  • Basaveswara
  • Madhwacharya

Their Teachings and Impact

5.The Vijayanagara and The Bahamani Polity

  • Introduction
  • Vijayanagara
  • Bahamani
    • Polity
    • Society
    • Economy
    • Religion
    • Literature
    • Art and Architecture

6.The Mughals and The Marathas

  • Introduction
  • The Mughals
  • The Marathas
    • Polity
    • Society
    • Economy
    • Religion
    • Literature
    • Art and Architecture

7.Bhakti Cult

  • Introduction
  • Ramananda
  • Kabir
  • Chaitanya
  • Gurunanak
  • Meera Bai
  • Sufi Saints

Teachings and Impact

8.Modern Europe

  • Introduction
  • Renaissance
  • Geographical Explorations
  • Reformation
  • Industrial Revolution

9.Revolutions and The Rise of Nation States

  • Introduction
  • The American War of Independence
  • The French Revolution – Ideas and Philosophers
  • Unification Movements
    • Italy
    • Germany

Political Science

1.Constitution of India

  • Forming of Constituent Assembly
  • Framing of the Constitution
  • Preamble
  • Features of the Constitution
  • Fundamental Rights

(PIL & RTI) and Duties

  • Directive Principles

2.Union Government

  • Meaning – Organs
  • Legislative – Parliament
  • Executive – President
  • Judiciary
    • Supreme Court
    • High Courts
  • Composition, Power and Functions

3.State Government

  • State Legislature
  • State Executive
  • Subordinate Courts
    • District Courts
    • Magistrate Courts
    • Revenue Courts
    • Lok Adalts
  • Composition, Power and Functions

4.Defence

  • Need for Defence
  • Organisation of Defence (Structure)
    • Army
    • Navy
    • Airforce
  • Chiefs – Training Centres – Defence production
  • Second line of Defence (Auxuliary Forces)
    • Border Security Force
    • Home Guards
    • Coastal Guards
    • Civil Defence
    • NCC – wings
    • Red Cross

5.National Integration

  • Meaning
  • Factors Promoting

National Integration

  • Problems Hindering

National Integration

Geography

1.Karnataka – Our State

  • Karnataka: Location, Extent and Physical Setting with Neighbouring States
  • Physiographic Divisions
  • Climate, Soils, Natural Vegetation and Animal Wealth
  • Water Resources: Rivers

Tanks-Irrigation: Types

Hydro-electricity: Important

Hydel Power Stations, Sharing of River Water: Water disputes (Cauvery, Krishna etc.), Need for Water Conservation

  • Land Resources: Land Use

Agriculture: Importance, Types, And Major Crops: Rice, Jowar, Ragi, Sugarcane, Cotton, Tobacco, And Coffee

  • Mineral Resources: Availability and Distribution of Major and Minor Minerals: Iron Ore,  Manganese Ore, Bauxite, Gold
  • Transportation: Major Roadways, Railways, Water ways and Airways
  • Major Industries and Industrial Belts: Iron and Steel, Cotton, Sugar, Paper, Cement
  • Important Tourist Centres: Natural and Cultural Places with national and international importance – Hills, Waterfall, Forest, Historic Places etc.
  • Population: Growth, Distribution, Density, Literacy, Migration – Its role in changing the face of Karnataka

Business Studies

1.Management of Business

  • Meaning of Management
  • Principles of Management
  • Decision – Making Process
  • Functional Areas of Management

2.Financial Management

  • Role and Importance of Finance in Business
  • Short-term Finance and Its Sources
  • Long-term Finance and Its Sources
  • Financial Institutions and Markets

3.Marketing Management

  • Role and Importance of Marketing in Business
  • Marketing Mix – Product, Price, Place and Promotion
  • Producer – Middlemen – Consumer
  • Consumer Rights and Consumer Forms

4.Accounting in Business

  • Need for Maintaining Accounts in Business
  • Meaning of Account – Types – Principles
  • Accounting Cycle – Business – Transactions – Journal – Ledger – Trade Balance – Profit and Loss Account – Balance Sheet

Economics

1.Economic Structure

  • Structural Transformation
  • Sources of Income
  • Sources of Employment
  • Static Economy and Dynamic Economy

2.Sectors of the Indian Economy

  • Primary – Agriculture
  • Secondary – Industries
  • Services – Trade, Transport etc.
  • Karnataka Economy

3.Money Credit

  • Forms of Money
  • Forms of Credit
  • Banks and Deposits
  • Reserve Bank of India

4.Labour and Employment

  • Division of Labour
  • Labour: Male-Female
  • Employment-Unemployment
  • Disguised Unemployment

Sociology

1.Family and Household

  • What is the family?
  • Husbands and Wives / Parents and Children
    • Childhood and Youth
    • Adulthood, Middle age and old age
    • Generations and Families
  • Different types of Families
    • How do families differ on the basis of size (Nuclear, Extended, Joint family)
  • The dark side of family
    • Sexual abuse
    • Domestic Violence

2.Socialisation and Family Relations

  • What is Socialisation?
  • Family, neighbourhood, peer group and school
  • Gender and Socialisation

3.City and Community

  • What is a City?
  • Features of City
  • Industrialisation and Urbanisation
  • What is community?
  • Rural Community and its Characteristics
  • Tribal Community and its Characteristics
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