According to the latest curriculum issued (March 2017) by CBSE for Academic Session 2017-18, few changes have been done in Social Science Syllabus
Earlier Class IX – History consisted of Three Sections.
But now Third Section (Everyday Life, Culture and Politics) has been removed, only Two Sections are there
In First Section there were three chapters (French Revolution, Russian Revolution, Nazism – Rise of Hitler). First chapter (French Revolution) was compulsory, last two were optional (one to be done out of two). But now all the three chapters are compulsory
consisted of Six chapters
But now, Chapter No.1 i.e. Democracy in the Contemporary World has been removed.
In Class X
Geography Section earlier consisted of Seven Chapters
but now Second Chapter i.e. Forest and Wildlife Resources has been removed
In Chapter Four i.e. Agriculture – Content of Page no. 44 to 47 of NCERT book is to be deleted
In Sixth Chapter i.e. Manufacturing Industries – Content mentioned on page no. 74-75 of NCERT, Geography Text book i.e. Aluminium Smelting, Chemical Industries, Fertilizer Industry, Cement Industry is not required to be deliver in class room during instruction.
Popular Struggles and Movements (Note : Ch-5 is to be done as project work only and will not be evaluated in theory)
Content of Social Science is given between page no 73 to 100